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Who on earth falls for those get-rich-quick Nigerian e-mail scams? A wealthy 89-year old physiciatrist in Orange County. In court papers, his son alleges dad lost $3 million to "The General." The dad's lawyer says the son is carrying out a "vendetta" against his father. Someone is greedy. Probably two someones.

West Hollywood to get rid of Dicks? The WeHo City Council is considering changing the name of Dicks Street; a resident has complained that the word connotes genitalia. Aw, balls.

Copy cop: The Daily News reports on two local teachers that won Bravo Awards for their work in arts education. The article quotes one teacher as saying her students want real paint, "not tempura." No kidding — it can't be easy for kids to paint with deep-fried shrimp and yams.

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Award-winning journalist Kitty Felde will be host of KPCC's Talk of the City for the last time today, LA Observed reports. She got her walking papers e-mail yesterday. Five years as host and she gets one day notice. Nice.