Extra, Extra: Vuitton as Art and L.A.'s Top Cheap Eats
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- LAT tells us what L.A.'s top 25 "culinary bargains" are (find more Foodie news from today here).
- Did you know that a Louis Vuitton store also qualified as a public art gallery?
- Sex, scandal and assault at the Playboy Mansion: oh my!
- The Walk of Fame's stars have been temporarily "displaced" to make way for the construction of the new W Hotel.
- City Beat pleads L.A. City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo's case.
- A woman in Rowland Heights was arrested last night on suspicion of murdering her husband and 2 sons at the family home.
- Steve Wasserman and Robert Scheer, former colleagues at the LAT, will join forces on Scheer's political website, Truthdig.com.
- State Senate Democrats are asking the Sierra Club and other environmental organizations to help them peel off a few more Republicans to get this year's budged passed.
- Keep your fingers crossed: though he is still suffering from a left ankle injury, David Beckham says there's an "outside chance" he may compete against D.C. United tonight.
- Oh, how the mighty have fallen: John McCain, once seen as the putative Republican presidential front-runner, is now polling an anemic 3% in Iowa.
- The stock market takes another tumble on credit and loan fears: 387 points down.
- Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE) says forget about impeachment talks: bring on the criminal charges instead.