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The Los Angeles Times–just the good parts.

My Favorite Weekend
Evan Handler is the only celeb to make this oft-mocked feature actually funny.

Blogtrotter
La Plaza, the Latin American news blog, has some fun posts.

Jacket Copy–book news, but not it’s not Galleycat.

Woman in Progress Why is Christine Daniels the only woman at the paper with a personal blog?

Pico Rivera Mom Shot by Gang Tagger
In a story about the shooting of Maria Hicks, Tami Adbollah and Andrew Blankstein hide the nut graf:

Authorities say they are seeing more violence associated with tagging because more taggers are associated with gangs.

Hicks was shot after attempting to thwart a a teenager spraying graffiti, tagger, a vandal, a gang member. Which word is missing from the story? The headline’s misleading, too: A Life Lost to Graffiti, which sounds like she died from huffing spray paint.

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