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Let's Go Fly a Kite...But Not Near the Airport, Okay?
Officials let a local teenager off after he engaged in an activity that violates federal regulations: flying a kite in a park.
Sheriff's deputies saw a 19-year-old man flying his kite at Bonelli Park in San Dimas recently, according to the Los Angeles Times. This park happens to be next door to an airport, and it had all sorts of signs warning people NOT to fly their kites. Authorities stopped him and gave him a warning, since the man reeled in his kite right away. He swore that he missed the signs, so they let him off...this time.
But now authorities used this as an opportunity to let you know about when it's illegal to fly a kite. It turns out you're not supposed to fly anything over 500 feet or within 5 miles of an airport. However, you can apply for an official kite-flying waiver through the FAA if you want to fly a kite under 150 feet near an airport.
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.