Monthly Archives: June 2010

Misc Postcard

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Overcrowding at County Hospital

“Along with Molina, health department officials, physician and hospital trade groups and independent consultants all urged that the new hospital be built to hold 750 beds. Advocates said that capacity was needed to allow the county to provide life-saving care … Continue reading

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Misc Postcard

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Mayerson PSA: Chocomize

You can…you can get beef jerky in a chocolate bar… I never wanted that before, but now…hm. Chocomize

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Jailhouse not rockin’

“The new detention center sits empty because of the city’s dire fiscal crisis, which has left the LAPD unable to hire enough jailers to operate the large, labor-intensive facility. “When construction started, police officials never anticipated that the city would … Continue reading

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Bravo Volkswagen

But this doesn’t make me want to buy a VW. Still, it’s FUN. (via)

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Los Angeles Lakers cure cancer!

Raise the dead, transmute waste water in to premium unleaded, and bring about world peace simply by winning something. Seriously, my neighbors are on four corners of a nearby major street waving Laker banners, screaming in ecstasy, and drivers, which … Continue reading

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Dancing in the streets

The Los Angeles Lakers appear to have won something. Yay?

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Misc Postcard

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“Californians aren’t buying your shit anymore.”

“The real story of the Tuesday elections, it seems to me, is that voters have given up on believing in democracy under California’s current electoral system. Seventy-five percent of California’s voters—12,749,727 of them, twelve times the number who voted for … Continue reading

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Zillionaires only

“Dollar for dollar the clear victor in (California’s) Tuesday’s statewide primary was United States Senate candidate Brian Quintana – a Hollywood Producer and Businessman. “Quintana spent a mere $100,000 to receive 253,243 votes which translates to $ .39 per vote. … Continue reading

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No Show Collage Box, part 8

These collage boxes were really hard to photograph. They’re much cooler in person and they make noise when you shake them. This makes me laugh. I’ll post a few barely decent images I could get out of the dozens I … Continue reading Continue reading

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Chase Bank does something I approve of

You know, I don’t like Chase Bank, but I like what they did for this mural: “Meanwhile, one of Sheets’ mosaics just got a pricey facelift. Chase Bank, which now owns the former Home Savings chain, recently spent six months … Continue reading

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Unhappy Hipsters jumps the shark

By not reading their source material closely enough. So, Unhappy Hipsters, usually a very amusing site usually devoted to mocking pretentious twits with too much money that’s not making them happy and very strange architectural taste as well, labels this … Continue reading

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No Show Collage Box, part 7

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