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Good News! Missing real estate broker Ed Rosenthal found alive!

What a relief. LA Observed brings together a couple reports that say Ed Rosenthal was found in Joshua Tree and airlifted out. He's not out of the woods, but was talking to his rescuers.

Rosenthal went hiking to celebrate a couple big real estate deals, including brokering the 40-year lease for the takeover of Clifton's Cafeteria, which Off-Ramp reported on last week.

I met Rosenthal briefly on Tuesday the 21st over coffee with all of the principals in the deal, so it was shocking and eerie to hear he'd gone missing in the heat wave.