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- California, as in the state government, has new rules guiding employees on the use of Twitter and other social media outlets. For example, here's Rule No. 8: "Users shall not utilize tools or techniques to spoof, masquerade, or assume any identity or credentials except for legitimate law enforcement purposes, or for other legitimate State purposes as defined in agency policy."
- 11 state-owned office buildings around California, including the Ronald Reagon building in downtown L.A., are up for sale. It could bring in $2 billion to help with the state's $20 billion budget shortfall.
- "Van Nuys Airport will phase-out noisy jets over a seven-year period under an ordinance approved today by the Los Angeles City Council."
- A grenade found on the 5 Freeway in Orange County prompted the closure of artery in both directions. It was later removed by officials in the early afternoon.
- Want to live in the beautiful Chateau Colline along the Wilshire Corridor? A 966 square-foot one-bedroom unit is available for purchase. The cost: $825,000.
- Downtown is getting an asian noodle house. Urban Noodle will open on Monday.
- Up in Ventura, the city is doing quite well considering the economy. Thank inventive thinking.
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