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It was hard not to think about fire this week | AP Photo/Dan Steinberg

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New Ads Say 'No on Prop 8' More Effectively A series of videos done in the style of the well-known Mac vs. PC campaign came out in the hopes of putting forth a positive and effective perspective on Proposition 8, and encouraging a No vote. The videos use the talents and charms of celebs like Margaret Cho and Molly Ringwald, and are, for many, a welcome relief after the many "slanderous and fear-mongering commercials from the Yes on Prop 8 campaign."

A Strikeout for Villaraigosa Somber civic leader in the face of raging wildfires by day, grinning Dodger fan by night. All part of the job for LA's Mayor? Or should Villaraigosa have spent his evening elsewhere?

Goodbye Sunset Junction Street Festival? What's to be the fate of the fun but troubled annual street fest in Silver Lake? According to one local business owner it comes down to a few desired options: "The festival should go away, go back to its original ways or be taken over by new organizers."