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The L.A. Independent also thinks the Mayor's in trouble. But they call the Stanley Miller affair a potential "sword in the heart".... ? LAist doubts the issue will dictate much by March of next year.
The City Council will back a ballot initiative to spend $500 Million to clean up the city's rivers and lakes. Apparently, it's the only way we can meet the Clean Water Act benchmarks. (Times)
The Times also reports that ships at the Port of L.A. make the air dirty. File this one at Fark under "obvious."
Activist Juanita Tate passes away at the age of 66, following 25 years of service for South L.A.
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.