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What You MIssed this Holiday Weekend

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Good morning LAist readers, are you already taking a break from working? Sounds good to us! Here is what you missed over the Holiday weekend. Enjoy!

News & Community
A look into Metro's internal newsletter.
We read the weeklies so you don't have to.
What do you think of the NoHo Arts District new crosswalks?
New owner of the LA Times, Sam Zell, doesn't know much about newspapers or the internet.
Extra Extra: Entourage, 'Onion Field' Killer and more.

Lucky Devils in Hollywood does a good Veggie Burger and lots more.
The best tacos in the area are not in LA, they are in Calabasas.

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Giants Suck!
What's that substance under K-Rod's hat?
Saturday's Sports Wrap-Up: Dodgers, Angels, Clippers, Kings, Ducks
The Clippers new practice facility.
A more detailed Angels report from Saturday.
More on the Angels' Garret Anderson racist thing.
We went to the 2007 US Sumo Open and fell in love with Hans Borg.

Arts & Entertainment
We saw In Defense of Delight at the Electric Lodge in Venice and damnit, it was good.
Sorry, you missed a really good 365 Days/365 Plays showing at Son of Semele.
Arcade Fire scores major points with their new album.
Blades of Glory sliced Grindhouse in the Box Office Wrap-Up
We review Mary: A Novel, a tome that is up for an award at the LA Times Festival Of Books.

Other Coolness
Punkers Knit Too, enough said.
#155 - #161 on Why LA is better than Florida
Graffiti on Spiderman III billboards.
We love when the Easter Bunny beats people up for YouTube.
LA Transplant? What happened in your hometown last week?
We hiked the Rock Pool at Malibu Creek and took lots of pictures.