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LA Observed Notes: Press Club winners and Channel 4 loses a news van

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Free music in the park
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LA Observed Notes: Press Club winners and Channel 4 loses a news van

Plus it's time to pay attention to the Dodgers, Roxane Gay is in town, media people doing stuff and selected tweets.
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A new team of Yuja and Gustavo

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First paying customer at Wilshire Grand

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5 things: Double politics, fake quake news, bike lane rage

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Print LA Times falls to lowest number of pages

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Sure, there's a misanthrope or two in every community

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