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In food truck drama, fake Twitter account created for Councilman Paul Koretz

April 12, 2010 |  2:55 pm

Drama has unfolded lately between Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz and food trucks. Now, someone has created @NotPaulKoretz, a fake Twitter account for the councilman, and has begun tweeting about the mobile food vendors.

The account is still new, with 38 followers, but it has already been mentioned on LAist:

A new and humorous Twitter account appeared this week mocking a city council member for his apparent lack of consistency and conviction in the way he does business. Based on last week's drama, @NotPaulKoretz was probably created by a food truck vendor, or at least a die-hard advocate.

How to kill a bear? The Pasadena Star News is reporting on the difficulty foothill cities face when they want to kill a dangerous bear:

Turns out, a lot of red tape is involved in putting down a bear that has become an imminent threat to residents' safety. Before a dangerous bear can be killed, residents must take out a depredation permit from the state Department of Fish and Game.

L.A. River exhibition: Good Magazine reports on an exhibition on the L.A. River at the Pasadena Museum of California Art:

The current exhibition at the PMCA, "The Ulysses Guide to the Los Angeles River," explores the river's continual evolution as a suffering ecosystem and as a canvas for artists. We highly recommend that you pay a visit.

Where to get 24-hour coffee: LAist reports on the surprising lack of late-night coffeehouses in the city:

After some *ahem* extensive research, only the L.A. Cafe downtown and Crave Cafe in Sherman Oaks popped up as scrumptious 24-hour suitors for our common late night more-than-just-caffeine fix. A small but hearty group chooses to stay open until 2 a.m. (including Franklin Village's Bourgeois Pig and the Starbucks at L.A. Live), but shouldn't there be more?

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