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[Artist Leonard Knight, the builder of Salvation Mountain near the Salton Sea, passed away this week. Photo by Elizabeth Daniels.]

This Week's Top Stories: Would you look at that? The late Huell Howser' AMAZING home in Twenty Nine Palms has come on the market for an affordable $395k... wow, just wow. Details and renderings of the Broad Museum's new public plaza and restaurant were released, as Downtown's newest cultural institution pushes back its opening date a tad bit. Back in the 60's, when our parents still ruled the world, singles got kind of swingy in a Torrance apartment complex known then as The South Bay Club. LA's home for brassy, elbow throwing ladies on rollerskates, the Doll Factory (home to the LA Derby Dolls) in Historic Filipinotown may soon make way for new condos, leaving the Dolls in search of a new place to play. The well-played Dumb Starbucks shenanigan in Los Feliz that garnered crushing media coverage was revealed as a prank for a Comedy Central show. Plans for two new stubby mixed-use projects, a six-story one in Koreatown and a seven-story one in South Park were discussed with verve and vituperative commentary this week.