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- Regarding the possibility of city hall layoffs amounting to nearly 1,000 employees, city council has been in session for a very, very, very (still) long time today figuring out what to do. But Villaraigosa says he plans to veto an early retirement plan.
- A cigar bar and billiards lounge are being proposed for the still-burgeoning downtown at Main and 5th. Will it go through?
- Goodbye Blockbuster, as we once knew you? The movie rental chain may close up to 960 stores nationwide.
- The Venice Neighborhood Council meets tonight, most notably discussing the ongoing issue of vehicular homelessness that exasperate many community members.
- City Sourced was introduced at TechCrunch50 up in San Francisco. It's like 3-1-1 for iPhones, pretty cool.
- Keith Olbermann tonight named LA Times writer Christopher Knight for this blog entry: Glenn Beck's '9-12' logo based on communist and socialist designs.
- For $3,900 a month, you can rent an alleged Schinlder-designed Echo Park home with a recording studio. But if you want it cheaper, it's $3,100 without the recording studio. Okay, then.
- Once again, KCRW will be having a live taping of Left, Right & Center over at the Eli & Edythe Broad Stage on October 25th.