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Banksy Update: Missing Charlie Brown, Defaced Crayola Shooter
Today in Banksy...
There's a hole in the concrete where a Charlie Brown arsonist used to be. Varying accounts of ownership are being reported on Melrose and Fairfax though it seems more than unlikely that the missing chunk of wall actually ended up selling on eBay.
In other art-destroying, art-removing news the Urban Outfitters Crayola Shooter piece in Westwood has been defaced with a huge paint stain and tagged MBW. Twitter reports indicate it's currently being cleaned.
And, according to a newly snapped Twitpic, the Vegas billboard on Sunset Blvd. is back to its original scantily clad glory minus Micky and Minnie's booze-fueled lechery. See all the LA pieces (so far) claimed on Banksy's official site.
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.