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- Long Beach teenager, Samantha Larson, pictured, becomes the youngest American ever to climb Mt. Everest. No word yet on at what altitude she lost the ability to IM on her Sidekick - LA Times

- Say What? The Hoff Gets The Kids - TMZ

- "Stand and Deliver" high school, Garfield High, intentionally set aflame - KABC

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- Dude tries to kill his girfriend by parking their car on the train tracks and waiting for the Metrolink train. He died, she's in critical condition - LAT

- Oh Lord - Creed Singer busted for beating his wife - Evil Beet

- Michael Jackson's 14 rules to be in his Rubberhead Club - Radar

- An informal list of crappy summer jobs LA councilmembers and the Mayor held when they were kids - Daily News

- Lisa Leslie too pregnant to play this season for the Sparks - AP

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- Stevie Nicks covered Zeppelin at the Greek - Live Daily

- It takes $100k to get Mickey Avalon, Ben Kweller, Boombox Orchestra, Suburban Legends and T.I. to play a free concert? - Daily Nexus

- Former LA gangmembers now taking over the unions? "'We probably make up the majority of the workforce now,' said Albert Frey, once a Crip and crack dealer, now an apprentice with the Steam-Refrigeration-Air Conditioning-Pipefitters Union Local 250." - LAT