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The Gold Line's new express service between Pasadena and Downtown LA starts today. It'll make just 4 stops in addition to Union Station: Highland Park, Mission, Del Mar and Sierra Madre Villa.

US snowboarders are SICK!

A 17-year-old Long Beach teen has climbed 6 of the world's 7 highest peaks with her dad. Next up: Everest.

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If a full-sized monorail isn't likely for LA, maybe Ray Bradbury can get this one for his puppies.

Happy birthday to Neverland resident Prince Michael Jackson I (the older brother of the dangled-over-the-balcony Prince Michael), punk rocker/ radio host/ USO performer Henry Rollins, and Russ Meyers starlet Kitten Natividad of Hollywood.

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