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Make Way For Ducklings: CHP Sends Out the Best Traffic Alert
A mama duck and her brood tried to cross the freeway not once, not twice but three times this afternoon.That prompted the California Highway Patrol to send out the best traffic alert in recent memory: "Ducks waddling southbound in center divider, southbound 5 just north of Los Feliz Boulevard."
The ducks tried to cross the freeway at 12:40 pm, then 3:15 pm and then 3:37 pm. Fortunately, the drivers seemed to be braking for ducklings, a CHP officer told City News Service. However, this means traffic was backed up on the 5.
Last that CNS heard, the ducklings and their mama were on the center median, trying to cross the road to the sanctuary of Griffith Park. We hope they're able to make their way across safely or someone can help them. If you saw the ducklings and took a picture, pretty please send them our way!
Update: CBS LA reports, "CHP reports to the CBS2/KCAL9 assignment desk that when they arrived on scene to effort a rescue of the ducks, the ducks had already fled the scene."
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.
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A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
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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.