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- If his patients could show emotion on their Botox-ed faces, a Sunset Strip doctor's plea of not guilty on charges of administering fake chemicals instead of the real deal could garner a variety of reactions.
- The man arrested after 200 dead dogs and cats were found on his Temecula property this weekend was released on bail this morning. He's due to be arraigned Feb. 23.
- Almost 200 people turned up Saturday for a clean-up at Seal Beach. Let's keep our beaches clean!
- Local teams, represent! 3 LA-area schools are part of the 65 teams slated to play in the NCAA tournament this year.
- UCLA is mulling over 72,000 applications for Fall 2009, and say the pool is more diverse--and more qualified--than ever before.
- Local surf apparel and gear company Quicksilver has announced a round of upcoming layoffs.
- Good news for people who want more dining options at LAX. Gladstone's is set to open their airport eatery later this week, per an emailed press release.
- Lots of people are talking about the SAG awards this morning (LAist was there!) and what the celebs wore is a hot topic. Like Milk actress Alison Pill, who wore a dress by Jason Wu, who designed First Lady Michelle Obama's inaugural ball gown.
- Speaking of Obama, his White House blog has been busy today. Did you know today marks the Year of the Ox?