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- 34 new parks for Los Angeles? Politicians are seeking the funding.
- The school district in Riverside County that banned a dictionary because it defined "oral sex" has quickly reversed the decision.
- Fans of Henry's might be happy that a Sprouts Market is opening up in Culver City.
- And fans of drinking rum might be happy to know a bar dedicated to the spirit is opening up in Hollywood.
- Scorecard: Which City Councilmembers admit to having smoked marijuana?
- The LA Times' Homicide Blog gets a great boost: USC students will collaborate with the Times on the blog, which covers every homicide in L.A. County.
- Former LAPD Chief Bratton has hired former City Councilman Jack Weiss to run the L.A. office of Altegrity, a global security firm.
- Fun: Ed Fuentes at blogdowntown makes a pretty photo gallery of umbrellas seen last week during the storms.
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.