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Extra, Extra: The House That Sits On The 101 Fwy
- Don't forget to enter our Arcade Fire ticket giveaway contest for their Thursday appearance at the Hollywood Bowl.
- Lobster Festival in San Pedro continues through tomorrow, as well as WIRED Magazine's NextFest at the convention center.
- Immigrant experience, community and the "delirious noble dream." LAist Editor-At-Large Carolyn Kellogg reviews 'The Last Chicken in America: A Novel in Stories' by Ellen Litman for the LA Times.
- Long Beach is the first to begin mandatory water restrictions, but some think we are more prepared than the last time widespread restrictions took place in the early 90s.
- Large scale events for the LA Fire department in the past 24 hours include a "major" commercial structure fire near Jefferson and La Brea taking 100 firefighters and 55 minutes to fight. Also, an investigation took place in the LA River where a vehicle was submerge, supposedly for days. Latest reports say that it is unoccupied.
- Lieutenant De La Torre at the LAPD is leaving his post in media relations as "blog master" for a new position -- Department Spokesperson. He says, "Taking my place as the caretaker of the LAPD Blog is Lt. Mora, who is bringing fresh new ideas and whom I have the most confidence will keep the blog going."
- A quaint 1950s-era, single-story home with a sloped roof is the American Dream for America's Suburb. However, leaving it on the 101 Freeway is not the ideal location.
- No contest for Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst who now has seven misdemeanors on his record: assault, battery and reckless driving, for intentionally hitting two people with his car,
- Fire! They say it's out of control and in the San Bernadino National Forest.
- The new downtown Ralphs is testing out how a 2 a.m. closing is working instead of a midnight shut down. Apparently it's working, which makes sense -- after all, many Ralphs in the less-populated Valley stay open 24 hours.
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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.