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LAist Lindsay William-Ross is Having a Baby!

For eight years now, Lindsay William-Ross (pictured) has been enlivening the pages of LAist.com, starting out in early 2005 as a volunteer and replacing Zach Behrens as editor-in-chief in November 2010. Come May, her time with the site is scheduled to take a new and delightful turn with the birth of her first child.

“We’re still working out the details, but I expect to take somewhere around eight weeks off,” William-Ross tells FishbowlLA. “My current team of stellar associate editors will be assuming some of my duties, but I suspect we will bring on another set of hands in some sort of capacity to help them out. I produce around 125 posts per month, so in order to sustain our healthy traffic, I’d like to see someone else on board to keep up our volume.”

Friends of William-Ross and whose who follow the single-mom-to-be on Twitter know there is one other key member at her West Toluca Lake household. One whose world is about to similarly be rocked.

“Ah yes, Hank….” William-Ross responds when asked about her pet cat, the subject of many fond tweets. “He has a bit of a cult following. He is the most amazing cat in the world, though.”

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LAist’s Zach Behrens to Become KCET-ist

The “-ist” empire of New York’s Gothamist.com now covers 13 cities, including the international outposts of Toronto, London and Shanghai. But rather than moving on to a far-flung gateway, long-time LAist.com editor Zach Behrens (pictured) is staying right here in Los Angeles.

Beginning January 1st, Behrens will head up the online community news and engagement efforts of by-then no-longer-PBS-affiliated KCET. He joins the station’s ranks on Monday, November 8th, to start preparing that outreach.

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Zach Behrens Heads LAist

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Zach Behrens takes over for the departing Tony Pierce at LAist.

And today, there’s an interview with a chiropractor. End of an era.