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Pig in a Million Dollar Listing, Letting Newsstands Sell Gum

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MANHATTAN BEACH: MB Confidential spotted the above listing photo--yes, this is a listing photo--for a three bedroom short sale listed at $935,000. We can only imagine the complicated psychology behind the inclusion of the shot. [MB Confidential]

LOS ANGELES: Did you know newsstands aren't supposed to be selling you cigarettes or sodas or "anything but newspapers, periodicals and magazines"? That rule doesn't seem terribly well-enforced. Either way, City Councilmember Tom LaBonge wants to help LA's newsstands survive in the internet age and has introduced a motion to allow them to sell "additional sundry items, excluding tobacco products," according to a press release from his office. [Curbed Inbox]