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<p>A view of the downtown area of Los Angeles July 30, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni </p>

A view of the downtown area of Los Angeles July 30, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A view of the downtown area of Los Angeles July 30, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>A couple cycles on Venice beach in Los Angeles January 15, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

A couple cycles on Venice beach in Los Angeles January 15, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A couple cycles on Venice beach in Los Angeles January 15, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Children run past a surf shop near Venice Beach in Los Angeles December 26, 2007. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Children run past a surf shop near Venice Beach in Los Angeles December 26, 2007. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Children run past a surf shop near Venice Beach in Los Angeles December 26, 2007. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson stands on the red carpet as FMX rider Robbie Maddison goes airborne during a stunt at the 2007 Taurus World Stunt Awards at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles May 20, 2007. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni </p>

Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson stands on the red carpet as FMX rider Robbie Maddison goes airborne during a stunt at the 2007 Taurus World Stunt Awards at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles May 20, 2007. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson stands on the red carpet as FMX rider Robbie Maddison goes airborne during a stunt at the 2007 Taurus World Stunt Awards at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles May 20, 2007. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>Los Angeles Angels Jose Arredondo (L) celebrates with Torii Hunter after they won the division following a win over the New York Yankees in their American League MLB baseball game in Anaheim, California, September 10, 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Los Angeles Angels Jose Arredondo (L) celebrates with Torii Hunter after they won the division following a win over the New York Yankees in their American League MLB baseball game in Anaheim, California, September 10, 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson more

Los Angeles Angels Jose Arredondo (L) celebrates with Torii Hunter after they won the division following a win over the New York Yankees in their American League MLB baseball game in Anaheim, California, September 10, 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>A sauteed shrimp with garlic ajillo and guindilla pepper plate is prepared at The Bazaar restaurant at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, California December 10, 2008. Spanish celebrity chef Jose Andres worked on his Beverly Hills venture The Bazaar for two and a half years, only to open in the midst of the worst economic and financial downturn in decades. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni </p>

A sauteed shrimp with garlic ajillo and guindilla pepper plate is prepared at The Bazaar restaurant at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, California December 10, 2008. Spanish celebrity chef Jose Andres worked on his Beverly Hills venture The Bazaar for...more

A sauteed shrimp with garlic ajillo and guindilla pepper plate is prepared at The Bazaar restaurant at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, California December 10, 2008. Spanish celebrity chef Jose Andres worked on his Beverly Hills venture The Bazaar for two and a half years, only to open in the midst of the worst economic and financial downturn in decades. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>A passenger holding her baby prepares to go through a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport December 29, 2009.  REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni </p>

A passenger holding her baby prepares to go through a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport December 29, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A passenger holding her baby prepares to go through a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport December 29, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>Jesus Sutelo (front) plays his guitar while waiting for crowds to subside on the steps of city hall during a pro-immigrant march and rally expressing opposition to congressional bill HR 4437, a bill designed to strengthen the enforcement of immigration law, in Los Angeles, California March 25, 2006. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Jesus Sutelo (front) plays his guitar while waiting for crowds to subside on the steps of city hall during a pro-immigrant march and rally expressing opposition to congressional bill HR 4437, a bill designed to strengthen the enforcement of...more

Jesus Sutelo (front) plays his guitar while waiting for crowds to subside on the steps of city hall during a pro-immigrant march and rally expressing opposition to congressional bill HR 4437, a bill designed to strengthen the enforcement of immigration law, in Los Angeles, California March 25, 2006. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A doctor sews eyelash transplants into Aleve Loh's eyelids to make her lashes longer at a surgery in Los Angeles October 23, 2006. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

A doctor sews eyelash transplants into Aleve Loh's eyelids to make her lashes longer at a surgery in Los Angeles October 23, 2006. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A doctor sews eyelash transplants into Aleve Loh's eyelids to make her lashes longer at a surgery in Los Angeles October 23, 2006. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Gay couple Ethan Collings (L), 32, and his spouse Stephen Abate, 36, hug as they celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary in West Hollywood, California, June 16, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Gay couple Ethan Collings (L), 32, and his spouse Stephen Abate, 36, hug as they celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary in West Hollywood, California, June 16, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Gay couple Ethan Collings (L), 32, and his spouse Stephen Abate, 36, hug as they celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary in West Hollywood, California, June 16, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Michelle Stevenson holds a Michael Jackson flag while she waits at the premiere of the documentary "This Is It" in Los Angeles October 27, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni </p>

Michelle Stevenson holds a Michael Jackson flag while she waits at the premiere of the documentary "This Is It" in Los Angeles October 27, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Michelle Stevenson holds a Michael Jackson flag while she waits at the premiere of the documentary "This Is It" in Los Angeles October 27, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>Gino Guzman watches skyscraper construction work (seen in reflection in window) as he stands in front of a window display advertising a new luxury condominium complex in downtown Los Angeles October 4, 2007. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Gino Guzman watches skyscraper construction work (seen in reflection in window) as he stands in front of a window display advertising a new luxury condominium complex in downtown Los Angeles October 4, 2007. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Gino Guzman watches skyscraper construction work (seen in reflection in window) as he stands in front of a window display advertising a new luxury condominium complex in downtown Los Angeles October 4, 2007. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) celebrates with his wife Maria after being re-elected in Beverly Hills, California, November 7, 2006. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) celebrates with his wife Maria after being re-elected in Beverly Hills, California, November 7, 2006. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) celebrates with his wife Maria after being re-elected in Beverly Hills, California, November 7, 2006. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>British actress Kate Winslet, best actress nominee for "The Reader," poses for photographers at the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 22, 2009. Winslet is dressed in Stefano Pilati for Atelier Yves Saint Laurent. REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

British actress Kate Winslet, best actress nominee for "The Reader," poses for photographers at the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 22, 2009. Winslet is dressed in Stefano Pilati for Atelier Yves Saint Laurent. REUTERS/Jason...more

British actress Kate Winslet, best actress nominee for "The Reader," poses for photographers at the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 22, 2009. Winslet is dressed in Stefano Pilati for Atelier Yves Saint Laurent. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>Attendees try out the Nyko FrontMan wireless guitar at the E3 Media &amp; Business Summit in Los Angeles on July 15, 2008. REUTERS/Phil McCarten </p>

Attendees try out the Nyko FrontMan wireless guitar at the E3 Media & Business Summit in Los Angeles on July 15, 2008. REUTERS/Phil McCarten

Attendees try out the Nyko FrontMan wireless guitar at the E3 Media & Business Summit in Los Angeles on July 15, 2008. REUTERS/Phil McCarten

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<p>Justice Mitchell (R) waits in line as hundreds of homeless men, women and children were served a traditional holiday dinner at the Los Angeles Mission in the Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles November 24, 2004. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith </p>

Justice Mitchell (R) waits in line as hundreds of homeless men, women and children were served a traditional holiday dinner at the Los Angeles Mission in the Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles November 24, 2004. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

Justice Mitchell (R) waits in line as hundreds of homeless men, women and children were served a traditional holiday dinner at the Los Angeles Mission in the Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles November 24, 2004. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

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<p>A firefighter gets ready to fight the Sesnon fire in the morning glow of the flames near the community of Granada Hills, California north of Los Angeles in the morning of October 14, 2008.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins </p>

A firefighter gets ready to fight the Sesnon fire in the morning glow of the flames near the community of Granada Hills, California north of Los Angeles in the morning of October 14, 2008. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

A firefighter gets ready to fight the Sesnon fire in the morning glow of the flames near the community of Granada Hills, California north of Los Angeles in the morning of October 14, 2008. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

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<p>A member of the production crew holds up a sign reminding people on stage to smile during the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles January 25, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

A member of the production crew holds up a sign reminding people on stage to smile during the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles January 25, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A member of the production crew holds up a sign reminding people on stage to smile during the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles January 25, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Rocco poses in the Leo tux, inspired by one worn by actor Leonardo DiCaprio to the Oscars, at Little Lily in Los Angeles, California February 18, 2008. REUTERS/Phil McCarten </p>

Rocco poses in the Leo tux, inspired by one worn by actor Leonardo DiCaprio to the Oscars, at Little Lily in Los Angeles, California February 18, 2008. REUTERS/Phil McCarten

Rocco poses in the Leo tux, inspired by one worn by actor Leonardo DiCaprio to the Oscars, at Little Lily in Los Angeles, California February 18, 2008. REUTERS/Phil McCarten

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<p>A sign advertising a car dealership is seen in Los Angeles February 3, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

A sign advertising a car dealership is seen in Los Angeles February 3, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A sign advertising a car dealership is seen in Los Angeles February 3, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Will Wilkerson, 26, holds a sign advertising a medical marijuana dispensary on Venice Beach in Los Angeles, November 18, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Will Wilkerson, 26, holds a sign advertising a medical marijuana dispensary on Venice Beach in Los Angeles, November 18, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Will Wilkerson, 26, holds a sign advertising a medical marijuana dispensary on Venice Beach in Los Angeles, November 18, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>A model poses on the runway at the Agent Provocateur fashion show of the fall 2006 collection at Smashbox Studios in Culver City, California, as part of Los Angeles fashion week March 20, 2006.  REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni</p>

A model poses on the runway at the Agent Provocateur fashion show of the fall 2006 collection at Smashbox Studios in Culver City, California, as part of Los Angeles fashion week March 20, 2006. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A model poses on the runway at the Agent Provocateur fashion show of the fall 2006 collection at Smashbox Studios in Culver City, California, as part of Los Angeles fashion week March 20, 2006. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>Family members hold bags of toys they received at Fred Jordan Mission's 66th annual Family Christmas Celebration and Toy Party in Los Angeles, California, December 20, 2009. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok </p>

Family members hold bags of toys they received at Fred Jordan Mission's 66th annual Family Christmas Celebration and Toy Party in Los Angeles, California, December 20, 2009. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Family members hold bags of toys they received at Fred Jordan Mission's 66th annual Family Christmas Celebration and Toy Party in Los Angeles, California, December 20, 2009. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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<p>Utah Jazz's Deron Williams slides into spectators, including actor Jack Nicholson (L), while reaching for a loose ball during the second half against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 of their NBA Western Conference quarter-final basketball playoff game in Los Angeles April 27, 2009. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok </p>

Utah Jazz's Deron Williams slides into spectators, including actor Jack Nicholson (L), while reaching for a loose ball during the second half against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 of their NBA Western Conference quarter-final basketball playoff...more

Utah Jazz's Deron Williams slides into spectators, including actor Jack Nicholson (L), while reaching for a loose ball during the second half against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 of their NBA Western Conference quarter-final basketball playoff game in Los Angeles April 27, 2009. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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<p>Garment employees work in the American Apparel factory in downtown Los Angeles October 17, 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Garment employees work in the American Apparel factory in downtown Los Angeles October 17, 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Garment employees work in the American Apparel factory in downtown Los Angeles October 17, 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Tourist Simon Boulet (L) takes a photo of himself and his girlfriend Estelle Lanoe in front of the Hollywood sign on Mount Lee while visiting Los Angeles from Paris, France as preparations continue for the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 18, 2009. EUTERS/Danny Moloshok </p>

Tourist Simon Boulet (L) takes a photo of himself and his girlfriend Estelle Lanoe in front of the Hollywood sign on Mount Lee while visiting Los Angeles from Paris, France as preparations continue for the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood, California...more

Tourist Simon Boulet (L) takes a photo of himself and his girlfriend Estelle Lanoe in front of the Hollywood sign on Mount Lee while visiting Los Angeles from Paris, France as preparations continue for the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 18, 2009. EUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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<p>Alyssa Ravasio displays her page on the social networking site Facebook, while attending school in Los Angeles January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Phil McCarten </p>

Alyssa Ravasio displays her page on the social networking site Facebook, while attending school in Los Angeles January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Phil McCarten

Alyssa Ravasio displays her page on the social networking site Facebook, while attending school in Los Angeles January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Phil McCarten

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<p>Impersonators of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley walk on Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood January 28, 2006.  REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni</p>

Impersonators of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley walk on Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood January 28, 2006. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Impersonators of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley walk on Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood January 28, 2006. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>Angel Guevara, 2, lies in the bedroom of the apartment their family is being evicted from, in Los Angeles, June 11, 2009. The apartment building tenants were paying their rent, but had their trash services cut off and are now being evicted after the owner failed to pay the mortgage. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Angel Guevara, 2, lies in the bedroom of the apartment their family is being evicted from, in Los Angeles, June 11, 2009. The apartment building tenants were paying their rent, but had their trash services cut off and are now being evicted after the...more

Angel Guevara, 2, lies in the bedroom of the apartment their family is being evicted from, in Los Angeles, June 11, 2009. The apartment building tenants were paying their rent, but had their trash services cut off and are now being evicted after the owner failed to pay the mortgage. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>An Oscar statue is seen on stage after the 82nd annual Academy Awards nomination announcements in Beverly Hills February 2, 2010. The 82nd annual Academy Awards will be presented in Hollywood on March 7, 2010. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok </p>

An Oscar statue is seen on stage after the 82nd annual Academy Awards nomination announcements in Beverly Hills February 2, 2010. The 82nd annual Academy Awards will be presented in Hollywood on March 7, 2010. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

An Oscar statue is seen on stage after the 82nd annual Academy Awards nomination announcements in Beverly Hills February 2, 2010. The 82nd annual Academy Awards will be presented in Hollywood on March 7, 2010. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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