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ICYMI: The Guy Who Destroyed Trump's Walk Of Fame Star Flips Houses For A Living
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- The guy who broke Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame apparently flips houses for a living. He's also the heir to the Otis elevator fortune, and has the nation's largest collection of Dr. Seuss memorabilia.
- The pharmaceutical industry has spent $109 million in advertising against Proposition 61 (the prescription drugs one). The bill's a mess, and was sponsored by the guy who's behind that terrible NIMBY ballot measure, but maybe that much spending against is a good thing?
- Looks like there was a march supporting Jill Stein in downtown L.A. today.It appears two people attended.
- Scientists have found mechanical gears in nature. No, really. Nature's so cool. The gears are used by a bug to syncronize its legs while jumping.
- Elon Musk is going to sell solar generating roof tiles.
- And the New York Times offered a mindblowing solution to California's housing crisis: build on vacant lots.
And here's a video of Singapore building things in a way California does not:
The Lion City II - Majulah from Keith Loutit on Vimeo.
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.