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Grammy snippets: Sly makes an appearance
What a relief to watch the E! red carpet coverage. It feels so clean...so professional. Oh, for a little while, at least.
Ryan Seacrest to Randy Jackson's wife, "There's something I've always wanted to ask you," [about her husband]: "He's so smooth...is he a great lover?" Um, creepy.
Giuliana DePandi spends a long time asking the men of Jars of Clay about being chased by groupies. Even after they tell her they're married. Married and Christian. If they're banging their groupies, they're really not going to tell you about it on TV.
E! Online guy AM Somebody asks Steven Curtis Chapman and Rodney Crowell, separately, if this is their first Grammy nomination. Rodney has one already, Steven has won five. Ouch.
Inside the Grammy sanctum: Kevin Bronson is liveblogging for the LA Times so we can get the real-time scoop. As of their most recent post (7:28pm) there is word of Jay-Z, Linkin Park and Paul McCartney performing together. Aaaauuuughhhhh brainfreeze. But will Sly & the Family Stone play?
Still unknown. UPDATE: The LAT has a picture of him on stage, with a huge blond mohawk. Aw, Sly.
Spoilers for us west coasters: the winners are online.
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.