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Photo of the "Figure 8" wall in Silver Lake after it was repainted in February by Andy Sternberg/LAist

So here are this week's top posts, as endorsed by you via the recommend feature, or as indicated by the level of talk going on in the comments:

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Politics in California Begin to Make Sense As Support For Prop 8 Plummets "Good news for Californians opposed to enshrining bigotry into our constitution - a recent statewide poll published by the Public Policy Institute of California shows that support for the Prop 8, has declined significantly." And then came the comments...

Elliott Smith and the Big Nothing A look at the life and legacy of troubled musician Elliott Smith, on the 5-year anniversary of his untimely death.

Reporting Graffiti in LA: Super Easy & Fast Earlier this month the city's Office of Community Beautification quietly launched an improved website tool called the Anti-Graffiti Request System, which is an easy and quick way to report graffiti in your neighborhood so abatement teams can come out and clean it up.

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Two photo essays and write ups of two hockey games got the thumbs up from you this week, when first the Kings Defeat Canes in OT, 4-3, followed by the Avalanche Engulfs Kings, 4-3. Sufficed to say, we're doing a good thing with our Kings coverage, yes?

Play Your Part, Molly McAleer A farewell tribute to Defamer's Molly McAleer's and a look at "the irrepressible, endlessly stony-but-smart blogging moppet" who is now having to blog without the Defamer's net. We wish you well, Molly!

Tart: Breakfast for the Well-Heeled Hussy Puns about pros and the pros and cons of eating breakfast where The Hills is filming some "reality" television pepper this review of breakfast at Tart, the resto attached to the Farmer's Daughter Hotel. Did you hear the one about the farmer's daughter? (Ba dum-dum).