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- The big cultural news these days is the possibility that philanthropist Eli Broad's art museum will be built downtown on Grand Avenue. However, nothing is in stone yet.
- Following a lawsuit here in Los Angeles, eHarmony is now letting gays and lesbians do the online dating thing via their service.
- Neighborhood politics can get whacky: the President of the Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood Council was not charged with assault--he allegedly came after a fellow board member like a sumo wrestler--after a City Attorney hearing yesterday.
- At last night's public Budget & Finance Committee meeting of the L.A. City council in Van Nuys--it was located there to better public access-only two of the five members showed up.
- After 50 years, the classic San Gabriel eatery Goody's is moving to El Monte. Blame high rent.
- The Loteria Grill in Studio City is prepping to open in early February.
- "The city of Long Beach will pay nearly $2 million to the California State Water Board for improperly storing petroleum and waste oil."
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