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Pot distributor gets popped, ESPN blogger gets bumped, a break in the Jimmy Casino murder case -- it's last links!

May 27, 2008 |  5:47 pm

Amy_or_beyonce2 The owner of six medical marijuana dispensaries has been arrested. LAT

Who will it be for the new Bond theme song -- Amy Winehouse or Beyonce?

So ESPN blogger Laura Lane wrote a post about getting yelled at by Kobe Bryant's wife, Vanessa, and in that post, Laura referenced a rumor about Kobe having an affair. Now Laura's post is gone -- in fact, her whole blog is gone -- and Kobe's lawyer's have sent a cease-and-desist letter to the rumormongering blog.

Surprise -- it's harder than you think to spend a million dollars on a bathroom remodel. LA Biz Observed

The Sundance Channel looks into sustainable transit. LAist

Gary Panter, underground comics genius, is at Skylight Books tonight. MetBlogs

The sale of Palm Springs' Kaufmann house falls through, but the stalled Medallion project in downtown Los Angeles has been revived.

Latino swimmers are going against the current. LAT

After 20 years, have police found the man who killed former topless-club owner Jimmy Casino? O.C. Register

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