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Hundreds of customers line up to get in the Chick-fil-A restaurant in Laguna Niguel. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times / August 1, 2012)

Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, Aug. 2. The art directors behind "West Side Story" and "North by Northwest" also painted watercolors.

The work of Robert F. Boyle and Boris Levin is currently on display at Gallery 800 at the Lankershim Arts Center in North Hollywood. The exhibit runs through Sept. 8. L.A. Mag

The rover Curiosity is carrying a generator that was built and designed by a Canoga Park company. Hamilton Sundstrand Rocketdyne tested the power source locally, according to the SFV Business Journal.

The San Fernando Valley Patriots, a local tea party group, stood outside a Northridge Chick-fil-A Wednesday to show support for the controversial food chain. Dan Cathy, the company's chief executive, recently said that he opposed gay marriage. L.A. Now

Ralphs now sells eggs and gas. At a new station in the Valley, customers can fill their tanks and then head across the street to shop for groceries. Daily News

A writer shares her memories of Olympian Lazslo Tabori, who coaches runners in the San Fernando Valley. Tabori stands for "great athletic prowess," she writes. Yahoo!

-- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News

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