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Whose bedroom is pictured here? Any guesses? (Photo by Tom Andrews/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...

LA Has No History? Pshaw! We've Got Over 200 Historical Groups!
Los Angeles is chock full of small non profit historical societies archiving our history and educating the public. The problem is, they have few resources and little time and money to do outreach with. To help solve that problem, a coalition of historical groups are pulling their resources together for one big event at the Heritage Square Museum (near the Gold Line) on March 22nd called L.A. Heritage Day. Let's all go get our LAistory Geek on!

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Joe Escalante, Life After Indie 103.1 FM
Joe Escalante chats with LAist about his time at the late Indie 103.1 FM. Said Escalante about the falling of the axe: “I didn’t protest. The people at Indie took a chance on me, I’m a little strange. I thanked them for the time. I didn’t think they made the right decision but that wasn’t my job, to figure out the right decision.”

Photos of Barbie's--Yes, the Doll--New Dream House in Malibu
In honor of Barbie's 50th Birthday yesterday, locally based Mattel revealed the famous ultimate California blonde's Malibu Dream House along with the new version of Barbie. The 3,500 square foot house in Malibu was designed by “Happy Chic” interior designer Jonathan Adler and features a chandelier made of Barbie hair, a closet filled with thousands of shoes and a sunburst mirror made from 65 Barbie dolls. Come, take a photographic tour with us...