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Foster the People mural in downtown L.A. saved, for now
Foster the People mural in downtown L.A. saved, for now

Indie pop band Foster the People’s downtown Los Angeles mural, which was set to be whitewashed Monday morning, has been saved, at least temporarily. The mural was supposed to be removed after the band’s permission for the public artwork was revoked by city officials, the band said. A fan created a petition on Change.org in an attempt to save the 125-by-150-foot painting, which is on the wall of the building at 539 S. Los Angeles St. By Sunday night, the petition had received about 12,000 signatures. “We just received a call from the mayor’s office. @EricGarcetti saw your petition and decided against repainting the wall. The Mural Stays!” the band tweeted...

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