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- Demand for food from pantries is up. Here's by how much: 21% more than last year, 48% more than two years ago.
- A court has ruled that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown do not have to defend Prop 8, which banned gay marriage in California.
- Rumor has it that the billionaire Russian -- the dude who has anchored his $300 million yacht off Venice this week -- has bought a whole block of Ocean Front Walk.
- Taking stalking on Facebook to a new level. The social networking website is testing out a "subscribe" feature.
- A real estate listing for a Mt. Washington home shows a photo of the toilet with what appears to be hair in it. Oh, wait, nope. Those are tree roots.
- For the first time in nearly 10 months, LAPD's lawn at its downtown headquarters is green and it is has reopened.
- In a budget-saving move, public libraries in Santa Clarita will soon become run by a private business instead of the county government.
- Legalize marijuana, says Seattles former Chief of Police about Prop 19.