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53 Citations in 90 Minutes: Beverly Hills Police Conduct Crosswalk Sting to Nab Motorists
The Beverly Hills Police Department conducted a crosswalk sting to nab motorists who failed to yield for the decoy pedestrian, reports the Beverly Hills Courier.
The 90-minute endeavor netted 53 citations. As seen in the video produced by the Courier, a seemingly-endless stream of drivers simply did not stop as the 6'8"-tall plainclothes officer crossed busy Wilshire Boulevard at Palm in the clearly marked crosswalk mid-morning last Wednesday. Seven BHPD officers were on hand to immediately issue citations to the offending drivers.
"BHPD Motor Sergeant Brad Cornelius said the intersection was the most complained about for vehicles who regularly failed to yield to pedestrians." Additionally, one of the nation's most prestigious zip codes happens to have another claim to fame: "Beverly Hills was ranked number one in the state for the number of vehicles hitting pedestrians per population."
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.