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  • What's grosser than gross? How about the mysterious case of the disembowled cats in La Quinta?
  • Speaking of cats, how about this bobcat who was spotted (groan!) roaming about the Sunset Plaza area.
  • Authorities investigating the details surrounding the deaths of a San Clemente family of five whose bodies were discovering decomposing inside their home now believe they all committed suicide.
  • Residents of Orange County should be on alert for a home invasion robber who's MO is to come to the door claiming he's on a scavenger hunt and his task is to perform a dance. He struck a home in Newport Beach this weekend, and previously hit in Corona Del Mar.
  • When it comes to what's on his iPod, Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama seems to be...completely normal for a dude of his generation.
  • Turns out it wasn't just the free coffee that was dripping yesterday at LA Mill in Silver Lake!
  • And, in the spirit of free things, how about this current LAist ticket giveaway: See Sigur Ros live at the Greek on October 2nd. You've got until Friday to get thee over to the post and leave a comment about transit alternatives in LA. But you don't want to wait until the last minute, now do you?
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