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- Ashlee Simpson's redesign isn't all that bad, but we still lurve her sis - CityRag

- Take Amtrak to Santa Barbara and get hotel discounts - LA Times (h/t green la girl)

- Is Borat the reason that Pam Anderson is single and ready to mingle? Very Niiiice - Defamer

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- Good thing Tom Waits reads LAist and the paper or he wouldn't have known that our girlfriend Scarlett is going to cover his songs - Pitchfork (who we're not extremely jealous of)

- What if they threw a party for Castro and he didn't show up? - Reuters

- YouTube will soon be in your Verizon cell phone - Engadget

- NYT joins the rest of the sober and calls the Iraq situation a Civil War - Hot Air

- Bad redesign: Angels thinking about trading Chone Figgins? Say it ain't so - LAT

- People are still interested in Mike Piazza? - Fox Sports

- PETA sez Nicole Richie's redesign is worst of the year - the superficial

- Tracy Morgan, who was popped for a DUI here in LA, just got one in NYC...where hardly anyone drives a car. - Gothamist

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