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- Green LA Girl takes her show to the LA Times via The Emerald City - congrats Siel! - LAT

- Laker center Kwame Brown gets popped for Disorderly Conduct in Georgia on Saturday after his cousin was charged with drunk driving after going the wrong way down a one-way street. Laker fans would like to see that sort of effort in the paint - AP

- Even though it's only 56-years old, and it can still get torn down, Dutton's Books in Brentwood gets "landmark status" - LAT

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- Despite living in a gated community in Newport Beach, Nicolas Cage woke up at 1:30am on Monday to find a man in his house trying on the actors' clothes. Funny, you never heard this happening to Michael Vick. - E!

- Sony/BMG's main anti-piracy lawyer says that making a copy of a song from a cd that you legally bought, to use in your iPod, is stealing and it's one of the reasons his company is half the size it was compared to 2000. - Slashdot

- New York envies LA's grilled cheese options - NYT

- Who's up for a Bicycle District just north of Koreatown? - blogging.la

- A lone black briefcase at the federal courthouse in downtown caused a Bomb Scare and subsequent evacuation this morning at 7:45am - Curbed LA

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- Swanky Montana Ave. shop, A Room With a View, disappeared recently leaving some customers still waiting for their overpriced goods - The Lookout

- Only 10 more days to see Martin Schoeller's extreme celeb close-up portraits (like the one above of Jack) at the Ace Gallery in Beverly Hills

- Some of the stats of the top LA Times' blogs were leaked, and we gotta say, we're pretty damn shocked at how low their numbers are. Seriously, Times, that's all ya got? - LA Observed