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  • Chili Addiction on La Cienega is hoping to open on January 4th.
  • The language of the movie Avatar was created by a professor at USC.
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  • 10,000 pairs of counterfeit athletic shoes seized by the LAPD will be put to good use and given to the homeless
  • A reminder for commuters, via Metro: "All Metro Buses and Metro Rail trains will be operating on a Sunday schedule on Friday, December 25, Christmas Day. For route and schedule information go to or call 1-800-COMMUTE."
  • Speaking of which, free rides on Metro tonight!
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