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Brunchtime news: Pellicano and other evils
Had enough Anthony Pellicano stories yet? The LA Times hasn't. Once again the bug-happy private investigator leads the California section. A quick search of the LAT site comes up with 22 hits for "Pellicano" and just 4 for NSA. Is eavesdropping on Sly Stallone that much more important than the feds domestic wiretapping scandal?
Bad news for Clear Channel employees (other than the fact they they've been working for one of the more evil corporate behemoths of our time). Franklin Avenue reports that 40 people were laid off on Friday from KIIS, KBIG, Star, and KLAC.
Speaking of evil corporate behemoths, the Amgen bicycle tour of California is in its last leg today. Riders began at 12:30pm and will do 10 laps of 7.5 miles. ESPN2 will broadcast the final leg at 10pm tonight, but realtime results can be seen on the race's website.
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.