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- Too many train crashes! Today saw the second Gold Line crash this month, this one being the worse of the two. The Blue Line was involved in a crash earlier this week as well as a Metrolink train yesterday.
- Tennie Pierce, the city firefighter who claims co-workers fed him dog food-laced spaghetti settled with city council today for $1.43 million dollars.
- Will it be a cozy night indoors as it rains outside? Yep. Pretty much. Enjoy the change of weather!
- Want a good eco-challenge? Pledge to carry around your trash for two weeks. That's what Pasadena local Tess Vigeland is doing for American Public Radio.
- George Clooney and his girlfriend Sarah Lawson were in a motorcycle accident today. Calm down, injuries are minor. In other celebrity car collision news, Britney Spears was charged with two misdemeanor counts today over an August 6 incident in Studio City.
- "A California pastor has found a way to take his sermons to young people in Los Angeles without waiting for them to come to him... He's set up a church inside an L.A. nightclub."
- Audit first, tax last. City Controller Laura Chick is not too savvy over putting a proposed tax on the February ballot to fund gang programs at $30 per household before an audit is completed on current gang programs.
- Don't have a cow man! "Long thought to be purebred, the wild bison of Santa Catalina Island in fact have a little bit of cow in them, the first DNA analysis of the animals found."
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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.