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- Mayor Tony names LA's worst 11 gangs and announces that the city will aggressively go after each of them as they accounted for 6% of all LA violent crime - LA Times

- Malibu celebrates its new multi million dollar water treatment facility - AP

- The Police are rumored to announce their tour dates on Monday at the Whiskey... which is a club... where bands, you know, play - Winnipeg Sun

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- Doug Krikorian wonders why it was so damned important to publicize the blood alcohol level of the USC kicker who fell off the cliff in San Pedro - SB Sun

- LA names Meredith Artley its executive editor - LAT

- Sarah Silverman has a funny interview in the Onion's AV Club - AV Club

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