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Hollywood-- Smog City
Besides peddling stereotypes and trafficking in misinformation, a study has shown that the television and film industry is the #2 polluter in Los Angeles, behind only oil refineries.

Raging Raccoons in Venice
The International Herald Tribune reports that some Venice pet owners are upset that the city has a "no kill" policy with regard to raccoons, who they say are terrorizing their dogs and killing their fish.

Dodgers Lose Drew
J.D. Drew is close to signing a contract with the Boston Red Sox. We say, good riddance. Drew was never a part of the community in LA, and was always a go-to guy to not get a hit when needed, and to hit towering homers when it didn't matter a bit.

Bigfoot Tracks Discovered in LA
Cryptomondo clues us in to the latest from the Weekly World News-- Bigfoot's footprints mysteriously appear outside Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

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