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The Expo Line draws a Gold Rush

The Expo Line trains are expected to roll into in Santa Monica by 2015. But here at the end of 2012, signs of the line’s extension are already popping up all over this city by the sea.
One landmark gallery at Bergamot Station, Track 16,  is closing this week to make way for Expo, an ironic turn of events for Bergamot itself, which once functioned …

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Politics Friday: 5 things you may have missed this week

President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie look at storm damage along the coast of New Jersey on Marine One, Oct. 31, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

All eyes have been on the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy (ABC has a good rundown of how to help). But as the water recedes, the campaigns are back up and running and we’re hurtling towards Election Day. Here are 5 things you may have missed this week.

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Happy Friday everyone! It’s been a long week of presidential politics — there was the feisty town hall debate after all. Sometimes it makes us want to run off to Disneyland. Here are a few of  things that you may have missed while you were working on your binder full of women Halloween costume.

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Backstage at Disneyland

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Who hasn’t been the wee bit tempted to sprint down the hall to the dancing candelabra in Disneyland’s “Haunted Mansion” ride, or jump out of the boat on the “Pirates of the Caribbean” to perch on that beach with the crying gull? Of course, the candelabra is a reflection and Disneyland’s security is the stuff of lore, so you’ve likely followed the rules like …

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Politics Friday: 5 things you may have missed this week

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Happy Friday! Angelenos may be tracking the slow and steady progress of Space Shuttle Endeavour as it makes it way over to the California Space Center.  And there was that vice presidential debate last night. But here are five other stories that you can bring up at cocktail parties this weekend. 

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Politics Friday (10/5/12): 5 things you may have missed this week

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Cool Britannia! Seriously, this week marks two important anniversaries for the Brits. While you were busy celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ “Love Me Do” and also the 50th anniversary of the first James Bond movie, “Dr. No,” there was a snoozy presidential debate and good jobs numbers! Here are some politics stories you may have missed this week.

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Politics Friday: 5 things you may have missed this week

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Carmageddon 2 is coming! Watch out! Stay home! Do art! No, really, do art. Here are five stories you may have missed this week while stressing out about how you’re going to drive across town during Carmageddon 2.

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Politics Friday: 5 things you may have missed this week

Endeavour flies over California. Via Flickr by NaParish.

It was a busy week here in Los Angeles. The iPhone 5 went on sale and the Space Shuttle Endeavour did its fly-over on the way to California Science Center. So here are a few things you may have missed while you were focusing on technology big and small. 

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Politics Friday: 5 things you may have missed this week

Wow, it’s been hot! While you were out trying to buy a better air conditioner, the presidential campaign kept humming along and Hillary Clinton showed us her moves. Here are some of the stories you may have missed last week.

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Politics Friday: 5 things you may have missed this week

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While you were busy watching the Olympics on tape delay (US gymnast Gabby Douglas took home the gold! And track and field started today) and waiting for the Mars Curiosity rover to land (safely!), Congress was doing absolutely nothing. Here are 5 stories you may have missed this week.

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Politics Friday: 5 reflections on the killings in Colorado

@JaredRizzi tweeted this photo of the flag atop the White House at half mast

After a gunman dressed in body armor and a gas mask opened fire during a midnight screening of “The Dark Night Rises,” killing 12 and wounding 59, Obama and Romney offered soothing words…  and little else. Here are five things from a political week that ends on very tragic note.

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Politics Friday: 5 things you may have missed this week

Friday the 13th is turning out to be a tough day for Mitt Romney, who is responding to reports that he has contradicted himself about when he left Bain Capital.  The Huffington Post reports that SEC files show that Romney was leading the company while it was shuttering plants and laying off workers:
SEC files include at least six instances of Romney signing documents after …

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Politics Friday: 5 stories you may have missed this week

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All the fireworks exploded at the same time in San Diego?! The new “Spider-Man” may actually be good?! And the East Coast is way too hot… While you were preoccupied with all that, we were watching the news. Here are 5 stories you may have missed.

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Politics Friday: 5 things you may have missed this week

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While you were busy getting relationship advice from Fox’s new lifestyle magazine, Romney and Obama were talking immigration and Todd Palin was getting ready for a new reality show. Here are some political stories you may have overlooked this week.

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Politics Friday: 5 stories you may have missed this week

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While we were mourning the end of Click and Clack’s “Car Talk,” cable news and Twitter were going crazy over the president’s assertion that the “private sector is doing fine.” More on that and other stories you may have missed below…

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Politics Friday: 5 things you may have missed this week

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While you were wondering what on earth bath salts were and why they would make a man eat another man’s face and whether there was a zombie outbreak, the presidential campaign continued. Here are 5 politics (presidential and not) stories you may have missed this week.

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