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Extra, Extra - Who's Afraid of the Quiet Riot?

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- Barack Obama says that blacks are pissed and there's a "quiet riot" brewing in LA and the rest of the country. Does that mean that the real trouble won't come for another 20 years when folks begin to finally "rage against the machine"? - AP

- Although the adult video world generates about $12 billion nationally, Vivid Video co-partner David James says, "Very few people make over $150,000 in this industry" - Daily News

- Speaking of public nudity, remember when Sarah Silverman during Sunday's MTV Movie Awards invited you to "google" Cisco Adler's balls? If you'd rather just click to a NSFW picture of the man and his nads, CityRag will educate you - CityRag

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- Paris' last meal was via a drive-thru? That's so LA - Pink is the New Blog

- Speaking of Paris, although she might not get a roommate in jail, it looks like her chances of getting a staph infection are pretty good (and still we'd hit it) - National Ledger

- Rents are going down in Venice and Westchester - Market Wire

- The LA County Board of Supes passed a plan today that would give all Veterans free parking at any parking meter in the county. Now that's how you support the troops! - Bottleneck Blog

- If the streets of LA feel safer, they are, Tom Sizemore is back in the clink - Defamer

- Brad Pitt, George Clooney, and Matt Damon all got their hands and feet cemented at the Chinese Theater - Popbytes

- There are a dozen recent crimes that the LAPD needs the public's help in solving. Be a good neighbor - Associated Content

- A Glendora elementary school recycled 15,904 pounds (close to 8 tons) of crap to win a recycling contest sponsored by Wal*Mart. The school won $7,970. Which WalMart turned over to a real recycling company for $10k (just kidding) - Business Wire

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