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At the Americana in Glendale | Photo jeffkingla by via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr

  • The California Chamber of Commerce who opposes Prop 1a, the high speed rail bond on November's ballot, has launched a page listing California newspapers who have come out against the measure. But if you're looking for local guidance, the LA Times has yet to weigh in yet.
  • Dodgertown? Dodgertown?!?!
  • A new book about Los Angeles, "Smogtown: the Lung-Burning History of Pollution in Los Angeles," will be published on Thursday.
  • Eater LA interviews chef Neal Fraser (Grace, BLD) about the reopening of Cole's P.E. Buffet in downtown. Get ready for some french dip sandwiches!
  • Eeek! "A New Zealand native who preserved his dead girlfriend's body on dry ice for a year has pleaded guilty to felony drug charges in Newport Beach."
  • Watch your Enchilada sauce, it might be recalled.
  • Heavy traffic expected tomorrow in Orange County. Be prepared sports fans. From the Honda Center: "Please note that due to the National Hockey League game (Ducks vs. Los Angeles) at Honda Center and Major League Baseball playoff game (Angels vs. Boston) both beginning at 7:00 p.m., heavy traffic is expected on surrounding streets, freeways and freeway exits between the hours of 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 1" [via e-mail].
  • You still have a chance to win tickets to see David Byrne live at the Greek. Check out our ticket contest!