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That Vons at the corner of Fairfax and Pico? Will soon be demolished to pave the way for a bright, shiny, new 50,000-square foot Vons that's open 24 hours a day and carries a full line of alcohol. A tipster informed us that Vons filed the preliminary paperwork on October 16. Not sure that there was that much wrong with the old Vons—Yelpers give it fair-to-middlin' scores—but you know how facelift-happy LA is. [Racked Inbox]