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- It appears the dumping of waste by RV dwellers onto public rights of way in Venice is a continuing issue. The latest documentation is on Yo! Venice!
- Abdel Ghani Meskini, the terrorist convicted for his plan to blow up LAX, has a hearing scheduled for Friday because he violated probation..
- Anna Nicole Smith's psychiatrist and boyfriend today were convicted of conspiracy by a jury. The case revolved around prescription drugs, and the doctor who prescribed them was acquitted.
- For a Halloween themed protest, Latino students at Placita Olvera today portrayed Republican gubernatorial candidate as a witch.
- What a lede: "A Cathedral City police officer accused of stripping off his uniform while on duty and jumping into a pool with three women, allegedly sexually assaulting one of them, was charged with multiple counts Thursday by the Riverside County district attorney’s office."
- If urban areas are short for land when it comes to installing solar panels, why not cap freeways with them?
- Health issues in California are not exactly covered as comprehensively as they should be, but the year-old California HealthCare Foundation Center for Health Reporting at USC Annenberg is seeing success.
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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.