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Danica Patrick pauses during the 35th annual Toyota Grand Prix in Long Beach. (Photo by Michael Zampelli/LAist)
So here are this week's top three posts, as endorsed by you via the recommend feature, or as indicated by the level of talk going on in the comments...Rodney King: 17 Years After The Riots
Rodney King, the true "flashpoint" of the 1992 LA Riots, talked with LAist about his sobriety, his appearances on VH1's recovery reality series Celebrity Rehab and Sober House, his beating at the hands of the LAPD, returning to the scene of the beating, and the process of healing and forgiving--and moving forward.

2009 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
"The 35th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach roared into town on April 16-19, with household names like Danica Patrick, Will Power and Marco Andretti blazing through the streets in finely-tuned ethanol burning rockets." LAist was there to take pictures of fast-paced excitement, as well as to sample the food and drink action.

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It's a Regular Sausage Fest at Wurstkuche!
DTLA's Wurstkuche has "free-flowing Belgian beer and simple food done right." That food just happens to be several varieties of sausage (including Vegan, holler!) and pommes frites with dipping sauces. Insert jubilant German exclamation about eating here!