"Attention, Please: Will the Moron driving a Black Nissan Pathfinder -- California License #4XGM211 -- kindly take a long walk off the Santa Monica Pier?" That's what I felt like shouting this morning at 7th and Montana as an Anonymous Alarmist allowed his car alarm to blare on and on while he presumably grabbed a cup of coffee. Don't get me wrong, I agree that safety comes first, but car alarms that go off by themselves for no apparent reason are not safe. They're just a nuisance. Besides, in light of the Mysterious Disappearing Baristas, we have enough cause for alarm as it is ...!