Extra, Extra - No More Butterflies After Tomorrow
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- Don't forget to enter our Labor Day Weekend Contest with the prize to see AIR at the Greek Amphitheater later this month.
- Recent major events for the Los Angeles Fire Department include a fire last night in North Hills contained to a 12 x 12 foot room where a twenty-something male in serious condition with smoke inhalation and an air ambulance rescue for a two-year-old boy who fell from a pony, dragging him near 30 feet.
- "I only capsized 4 times." Another brave soul kayaks the LA River and river tour guide (two tours this upcoming weekend) is ecstatic: "I love it when people treat the L.A. River like a river."
- Pavilion of Wings, "a butterfly zoo," has its last exhibition tomorrow at the Natural History Museum.
- How green is Burning Man? Tree-less paper, bio-deisal power and a "leave no trace" philosophy.
- Team USA take 4 honors at the Brighton World Mustache Competition. A 23-year-old man from San Francisco won the "Full Natural Beard" (it was the "orange fuzz" I tell ya). Story at CBS2, Pictures at Yahoo.
- 240,207 acres burned, $117 million and two-months, the Zaca Fire near Santa Barbara is expected to be contained by tonight.
- Los Angeles philanthropist Robert Ahmanson died yesterday at age 80. He supported the Ahmanson Theatre in Downtown L.A., UCLA, CalArts, Thalians Mental Health Center and much more.