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  • It's official. The L.A. City Council will assert jurisdiction over the recent LADWP rate hike to look it over and either pass it or send it back.
  • A slice of barren Silver Lake land has been turned into a green oasis.
  • Ride a bike? Get thee to StreetSummit tomorrow!
  • New book about Orange County life in the 60s: "Orange Sunshine: The Brotherhood of Eternal Love and Its Quest to Spread Peace, Love, and Acid to the World." It's said to be a true story.
  • The June primary ballot may list Republican Attorney General candidate John Eastman as "Assistant Attorney General." Depending on how you look at it, that's not exactly true.
  • Councilman Tom LaBonge traditionally does an equinox hike, but not this year. "There will be no organized Council District 4 Spring Equinox hike tomorrow," an e-mail blast from him reads. "But the hills are green with new growth, so go out and enjoy the trails in Griffith Park, Runyon Canyon and the rest of Los Angeles!"
  • Are single-spirit bars--Whiskey at Seven Grand, Tequila at Las Perlas, etc--a new L.A. trend that will stick?
  • 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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