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Born and raised in Pasadena, Adrienne Crew returned to Los Angeles this year after living 13 years in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work has appeared in Salon.com and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is working on her first novel about LA-based African American geeks and punks in the early '80s.
Jessica Ritz was bredbut not bornin Los Angeles, specifically the
Hancock Park/Koreatown area. She is currently employed in the small
yet special field of historic preservation. Jessica's primary
interests include architecture and design, urban culinary adventures,
maintaining ties to her roots in New York City and Texas, and trying
to minimize discomfort on the LAX/JFK red eye while flying in coach.
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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.