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-- A prank caller gets on Wolf Blitzer's CNN air and when the caller delivers the punchline, Wolf Blitzer suddenly becomes the least cool person on earth and instant old man when he declares "All right. Well, that sounds like we've just been Howard Sterned, as they say." - NY Post

-- There are so few people who want to drive MTA busses for up to $20 an hour that the Mayor is proposing an "ambitious" plan with a budget of $60,000 to help fill the 300 vacancies.

To combat the crisis, the agency this year launched a $15,000 program with Valley College and with the city and county job resource centers. The six-week program that teaches students how to study and improves their English skills has turned out about 50 prospects, 10 of whom have passed the MTA's first round of interviews. - LA Daily News
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-- Rents went down over 9% in Brentwood last month - Martini Republic

-- When Macy's bought Marshall Fields and declared that they were going to turn the Fields's into Macy's the people of Chicago raised up in protest. When it happened here in LA with Robinson's/May we yawned, according to Franklin Avenue. If you ask us he's being generous. We don't even recall yawning. - Franklin Ave.

-- Maybe the celebs ARE just like us. If we had known about SpoofCards and how to hack into hot babes' voicemail boxes, we'd poke our noses into Lindsay Lohan's box too. -- TMZ

- Speaking of celebs - The Cobra Snake gets a picture of Tom from MySpace - LA Weekly

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