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  • The Sex Pistols' former manager Malcolm McLaren has died at age 64
  • Ha! CBS Outdoor put up a menacing-looking billboard ad for "Nightmare on Elm Street" above a Silver Lake nursery school. A shocked mother contacted CBS, which promptly pulled the ad and replaced it with a public service one.
  • Will high speed rail in the U.S. be built by China in America?
  • Uh oh. The Wildflower Hot Sheet has been shut down after reports of people behaving badly around the flowers. The Wildflower Hotline is still up and running.
  • Do you support Streetsblog LA? Their first big fundraiser is tomorrow night at the Eco Village.
  • The hit-and-run trial in which well-known cyclist Roadblock was allegedly hit by the well-connected Glenn Gritzner will finally go to trial April 13th.
  • Now here's a lede: "A veteran Orange County district attorney’s investigator who was fired after he refused to drop his probe into one of the district attorney’s close friends and political contributors has, for a second time, won back his job and will probably get more than $1 million in back pay."
  • Don't forget to enter our contest to win a Silver Membership to the Premiere Marquee Club for shows at the Greek Theatre and Gibson Ampitheatre. Winners get three shows of their choice and more perks!