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Monday, 8 October 2012

Monday, October 8, 2012

Weekend brunch is fantastic, it really is, what with its mimosas and Benedicts and thick-cut bacon. But when you just want breakfast -- eggs over easy, toast and a cup of joe -- often at any time of day, you want a neighborhood gathering spot where the servers are friendly(ish), nothing takes too long (except maybe the wait in some instances) and you can get in and out without breaking the bank -- even with an extra side of hashbrowns and some OJ. What you need is a diner or coffee shop, and it doesn't matter if it's new, old, retro, hipster or classic. Here are 10 homegrown favorites around L.A. Have one to share? Do tell.

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Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: Does Stanford's Study on Organic Food Have You Seeing Red? Does It Mean You Could Save Some Green in Your Eating?
Except for the added cost, there isn't much of a downside to buying organic. But if you can't afford the added cost of organics, fill up your recyclable shopping bag with the freshest produce you can find and you'll be serving yourself and your family well.
Megan Sweas: Open Mosque Day 2012
Eleven years after 9/11, bigots continue to promote the idea that American Muslims plan to convert us all by sword and impose sharia, Islamic law, on America. But the Muslim American community has opened its doors. It's up to us to see where they may lead.

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