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    Pledge US$ 10 or more About US$ 10

    LAist Ally

    Get bragging rights that you helped bring back LAist. We’ll also sign you up for the fabulous, forthcoming newsletter — the ultimate easy way to keep up with the news and all the best things to do around L.A.

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    LAist Badge of Honor

    Score a limited edition enamel lapel pin designed by local L.A. artist Cambria Guevara (@mermaidhex). Pins are in. We think.

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    • Enamel pin
    • LAist Newsletter
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    LAist Tote

    Grab the LAist tote and put your baggage on display as you schlep across the Southland. You’ll also get the limited edition enamel pin. Put it on your tote! Double done.

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    • Tote
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    LAist Hero Mug

    Get the limited edition LAist Mug. What you put inside is up to you (wink); all people will see is your support of this vital organization. You’ll also receive the LAist limited edition enamel lapel pin. ALSO, if you pledge $100 or more, we’ll list you on the website as an LAist Hero. We’re not sure if you can put that on your resume, but definitely tell your mom that you helped save journalism.

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    • Name on LAist.com as a Hero
    • LAist Newsletter
    • LAist Mug
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    826LA & Time Travel Mart prize pack

    Reading (and time travel!) is fun. This 826LA & Time Travel Mart prize pack will transport you to awesometown with the “I am the heart of California” red tote bag, 826LA Student Quote bookmark, Time Travel Mart floaty pen, “LA Isn’t Just That” and “Never Leave Too Far From Home” chapbook combo, L.A. postcard designed by ITAL/C Studio and the LAist enamel pin. You’re going to want to write about how great this is.

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    • 826LA & Time Travel Mart prize pack
    • Enamel pin
    • Name on LAist.com as a Hero
    • LAist Newsletter
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    Smorgasburg LA Smorgasbucks

    You don’t need us to tell you what do with this $25 Smorgasbucks voucher. Hit the weekly market in downtown Los Angeles and digest in peace, pal. Digest in peace. Bonus: this gift comes with more gifts! You’ll also get the LAist mug, be listed on the site as a hero and get signed up for the forthcoming and fabulous newsletter.

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    • LAist Mug
    • LAist Newsletter
    • 1 x $25 Smorgasbucks Voucher
    • Name on LAist.com as a Hero
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    LAist Art Print

    Pick up the EXCLUSIVE, limited edition, hand-printed serigraph (that’s a poster, btw.. just fancier) designed by local artist Eric Junker. You, friend, are now an art collector. BRAVO. You’ll also receive the LAist limited edition enamel lapel pin. Because you deserve it.

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    • Eric Junker Print (signed and numbered)
    • Enamel pin
    • Name on LAist.com as a Hero
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    LAist Revival Launch Party

    Get down at the pop-up party this summer! Come to our LAist Revival launch event at Everson Royce Bar and consume all the free food and beverages your Los Angeles-loving heart desires. Toast with some LAist alums and staff. Make some new friends. Shimmy around. There will be a DJ. You’ll also get the LAist limited edition enamel lapel pin and LAist tote AND be listed on the website as a hero. You helped save journalism. Tell everyone you ever met to thank you.

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    • Tote
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    • Enamel pin
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    Petersen Auto Museum

    You and a pal get the keys to a private vault tour of the Petersen Auto Museum with Terry Karges, the museum’s Executive Director (schedule permitting). The Terry tour also comes with admission for two for all the regular parts of the museum and a Petersen hardcover book. There are only four pairs available, because that vault’s not big enough for all of us, SO TELL US WHAT’S INSIDE THE VAULT, OK?

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    Pledge US$ 600 or more About US$ 600

    LAist + KPCC Newsroom Tour

    Tour the LAist/KPCC newsroom. It’s just like in the movies except not at all! You’ll be on the inside. You’re practically breaking news yourself! See the team in action and be a part of journalism in your community. You’ll also receive the LAist limited edition enamel lapel pin, art print, mug, tote and be named on the website.

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    • Enamel pin
    • Invite to Launch Party
    • Name on LAist.com as a Hero
    • LAist Newsletter
    • Newsroom Tour
    • Eric Junker Print (signed and numbered)
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    Brunch with LAist Staff

    Get up close and weekendy with the crew of LAist. We’ve got a hollandaise hootenanny with your name on it. Think: quiche vibes, spritzers, socializing, cholesterol levels. We can talk about the news. We can play Uno. We can act out the film version of Clue. This is your brunch, we’re just living in it. With this reward, you also get an invite to the LAist launch party, a newsroom tour, the pin, the mug, the tote, named as a hero on the website and signed up for the newsletter.

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    • Invite to Launch Party
    • LAist Mug
    • Name on LAist.com as a Hero
    • LAist Newsletter
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    The Cub House Starter Pack

    Cyclists of the Southland, here’s your reason to get back on that bike and also make your apartment cuter. The starter pack includes a bicycle tune up and a Cub House + Prickley Pals swag bag, including water bottles, socks and… a cactus. Obviously.

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    • Cub House Starter Pack
    • LAist Newsletter
    • Name on LAist.com as a Hero
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    Donut Friend

    You know what’s better than a human friend? A Donut Friend. This reward comes with a $35 voucher to the Highland Park shop, an LAist mug, your name on the site as a hero and a sign-up to the forthcoming and fabulous newsletter.

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    • LAist Mug
    • 1x $35 Donut Friend voucher
    • LAist Newsletter
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    Pledge US$ 240 or more About US$ 240

    LAist Art Print

    Pick up the EXCLUSIVE limited edition LAist print designed by local artist Eric Junker. You, friend, are now an art collector. BRAVO. You’ll also receive the LAist limited edition enamel lapel pin and LAist tote. We are all very impressed.

    Includes:
    • Enamel pin
    • Tote
    • LAist Newsletter
    • Eric Junker Print (signed and numbered)
    • Name on LAist.com as a Hero
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    Street Food Cinema VIP Season Pass

    Walk away with an EXCLUSIVE pair of 2018 season passes to Street Food Cinema club. No one else has these passes. Just you. Start picking your plus one. With these passes, you and yours will have access to the "Reserved" section of any of their iconic outdoor movie screenings across Greater L.A. this summer. You are the master of movie hopping. If there was an Oscar for best outdoor movie date, you would totally win. You also get the LAist tote and enamel pin. So. Boom.

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    • Name on LAist.com as a Hero
    • LAist Newsletter
    • 2 Street Food Cinema Season Passes
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    Last Remaining Seats Season Passes

    Travel back in time with the Los Angeles Conservancy’s Last Remaining Seats Summer Series. See seven silver screen classics inside L.A.'s iconic, historic movie palaces. This is an exclusive reward, because they don’t offer season passes — except to you.

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    • Name on LAist.com as a Hero
    • Invite to Launch Party
    • LAist Newsletter
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    Your Height in Pizza

    Break out the measuring tape, because you’re getting your height in Roman-style pizza. Triple Beam Pizza in Highland Park usually weighs your slices, but not this time. Whatever your height, that’s how much pizza now belongs to you. Cash in on the centimeters. You’re a giant in our eyes. You’ll also receive the LAist limited edition enamel lapel pin and LAist tote.

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    LAist Ace

    You know what you are? An ace. For you, please enjoy dinner for two at the Ace hotel restaurant in beautiful downtown Los Angeles, and two tickets to an Ace show. And a tote. And a pin. Turns out, you CAN have it all.

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    • Ace Hotel Dinner + Show
    • Enamel pin
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    Hi-Lo Liquor Market Tasting

    Sip into something more comfortable, like this private beverage tasting for you and 19 of your closest friends! Hi-Lo Liquor Market — Culver City’s “classic neighborhood corner store” on design steroids — is your host with the most. With this reward, you also get an invite to the LAist launch party, a newsroom tour, the pin, the tote, named as a hero on the website and signed up for the newsletter.

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