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Missing Ex-USC, NFL Player Is Found OK
The search for Erik Affholter, a former wide receiver for USC and the Green Bay Packers, was called off today after authorities learned that he contacted his family and was safe.
His girlfriend reported him missing last night when he did not return home from a hike in the Simi Valley area, according to the Los Angeles Times. Volunteer searchers and Ventura County authorities searched trails in the Simi Valley and surrounding areas last night but could not find him. More volunteers and search dogs joined the effort this morning.
Affholter is 46 years old and an experienced hiker, but according to police, did not have a cellphone with him.
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.