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The anti-billboard activists are not happy about the 17-block proposed billboard district in Koreatown by Councilman Herb Wesson. The Los Angeles Times reports that the proposal, one of the largest, would run "east to west and take in major corridors such as Wilshire and Olympic boulevards." The nays say "a billboard district would force Koreatown residents to keep their blinds closed at night to avoid the glare, especially if some of the signs display electronic images." Wesson says, "if someone buys a condo or rents an apartment that we build there, they'll know that going in." Besides, he says, "It brings a pop and flash to a certain area." Is that something like shock and awe? [LAT]