This is one of those occasional Fridays when I need to stay away from the keyboard to meet an outside deadline. Back Monday, if not sooner, and I'll be on KCRW at 4:44 this afternoon. Meanwhile, check out Boyarsky's commentary on Zev Yaroslavsky and the developers and the other LA Observed blogs.
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