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Extra, Extra - Silly String Helps US Troops In Iraq
- "It turns out Silly String is a great way to find the micro-thin tripwires that set off improvised explosive devices, a constant killer in Iraq." - NJ.com
- Daily Breeze to be bought for $25 million by Hearst and sold to Dean Singleton - LA Observed
- LA Sparks sold for $10 million to two season-ticket holders - MSNBC
- East LA considers cityhood since it's "internationally known" - Azatlan News
- USC pumps over a billion dollars into LA annually - Daily News
- Sidewalks make people drive faster. More trees, lack of signs make people drive slower - Seed
- Winner of the "Not My Job" Award (photo) - flickr
- House of Representatives complain about proposed 5-day work week. 1, 2, 3, awwwww - WaPo
- "[California Congressman Henry] Waxman likes to point out that the House took 140 hours of sworn testimony to get to the bottom of whether Clinton had misused the White House Christmas-card list for political purposes, but only 12 hours on prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib" - Time
- 1,200 people in Toronto playing "Capture The Flag" - Torontoist
- Best Holiday Inns around the World - Forbes
- Bai Ling on "Lost"? Shwing! - d listed
photo by Laughing Squid
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.