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  • Want 10 gallons of gas for free? First, you've got to be in Cerritos. Second, you probably have to get their at 4 a.m. to line up for the 6 a.m. KNX1070 promotion.
  • The USC student accused of murdering her newborn son by leaving him in a trash bin has struck a plea deal, therefore avoiding jail time.
  • John McCain is headed to Northern California this week as Laura Bush and daughter Jenna Bush Hager will hit LA on Thursday for a private book signing of "Read All About It."
  • A Beverly Hills telemarketer was sentenced to 12 years in prison today. But it's not just about being an annoying telemarketer that landed him the sentence (damn!), it was the fraud he committed.
  • Sascha Baron Cohen, aka, Borat + Gov. Schwarzenegger = Oh boy...
  • LA Now takes note at the striking similarities between Barack Obama's and LA County Board of Supervisor candidate/current LA City Councilman/Former LAPD Chief of Police Bernard Parks' campaign websites.
  • A reader asks where they should have their gay wedding and Curbed answers with a few choices: "tucked behind the bamboo at Weho's The Schindler House [or] the art deco Oviatt Penthouse downtown."
  • If you ran the Bay to Breakers this past weekend in San Francisco, SFist has photos for you!
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