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- Making a threat online can send you to jail instead of being protected by the 1st Amendment, even if you haven't Facebook friended that random cute girl who is actually an undercover federal agent.
- L.A. Fashion Week = this weekend.
- The high-profile restaurant Provecho in downtown has filed for bankruptcy and eviction proceedings have begun.
- Long Beach's alt-weekly The District Weekly has folded. "... the City wasn’t ready for a paper like this,” said former editor-in-chief Ellen Griley.
- Five of the seven cars that fatally struck a woman on PCH in Malibu early Monday morning didn't stop. StreetsblogLA questions why officials and media seem to be blaming the victim.
- Father Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries is garnering some nice reviews about his latest book, "Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion."
- Rockstar Games--you know, the makers of Grand Theft Auto--have set yet another video game in Los Angeles, but this time it's in the 1940s. The detective-based LA Noire recreates the city block by block.
- Proponents of a local medical marijuana ordinance wanted extra time to collect signatures for a ballot initiative to reverse the city's ordinance that limits dispensaries, but the city rejected that time-extenstion request.
- Don't forget to enter our contest to win a pair of tickets to next Thursday's "Westside Connections" concert of the Los Angles Chamber Orchestra!
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