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The month changes and it's a huge announcement day around the web. Our northern sibling site, SFist, has joined the newly Yahoo! partnered metroblogging. This is like losing Shaq to the Heat people. Local blogger, Michael Pusateri, announces the launch of his own business, Datafloss. The Fug Girls trade fug for hugs and former angeleno, Rox Populi, channels her polar opposite today.

Meanwhile, Boing Boing gets spoofed.

Should LAist be sad or glad that no one thought to satirize us?

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Things we hope are April Fool's jokes: Amy Alkon's battle with a crazed seamstress in Wisconsin who might have the most poorly put together website of 2005 and this mildly offensive article by DillonWallin over on LA Voice (via Martini Republic)