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Jason Bateman gets preferential treatment while on the iPhone 4 line. Did we mention he's an actor?

Jason Bateman jumps the iPhone 4 line: LAist reports that the actor got to skip the line for the iPhone 4 at the Grove Apple store:

The "Arrested Development" actor was reportedly sitting in line like everyone else until an Apple employee spotted and snagged him out to escort him into the store.

CicLAvia festival coming: Good Magazine reports on a street festival coming to L.A. in September called CicLAvia:

This fall, on September 12, seven miles of Los Angeles streets will be closed to cars and open for walking, cycling, shopping, and general fun. It will be a one-day test to see if Ciclovia—a weekly car-free street festival that started in Colombia—can be imported to Los Angeles.

Affordable housing on Eagle Rock Boulevard? A big affordable housing complex could be coming to Eagle Rock Boulevard, reports the Eastsider L.A.:

The builders of affordable housing can of take advantage of city incentives – called density bonuses – that permit them to build bigger projects than normally allowed… Instead, the developer is seeking to build 56 units – which amounts to a 77% bonus – on the 20,000-square-foot site of Los Angeles Scaffolding.

Hands Across the Sand: Yo! Venice! reminds readers that the Hands Across the Sand protest is scheduled Saturday:

Although we posted this earlier this month, we wanted to remind everyone that Hands Across The Sand, a protest of offshore oil drilling, will be happening this Saturday, June 26th, 2010 at 11am.

-- Anthony Pesce

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Comments () | Archives (4)

who cares about the iphone 4...i heard it's having a lot of problems...

Apple sucks

solid comment Carlos, you either work for their competition or simply cant afford one. haters are funny!

Very disappointing to read this about Jason Bateman. Another Hollywood crush bites the dust.


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