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More than 900 Bird Strikes Reported at LAX
The data from the FAA has been released showing that there have were 944 bird strikes at LAX between 1990 and 2008. Most all of those incident resulted in little or no damage, according to the LA Times .
If this seems like a high number, one should be wary of comparing to other airpots. "I would caution against comparing one airport's numbers to another airport's numbers because reporting is voluntary," FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said. "An airport that is very diligent in reporting these bird strikes could appear to have more incidents simply because they do a better job of reporting." LAX was noted as being one of the more "diligent" ones.
As for other airports in the area, Long Beach had 148, Burbank logged 218 and John Wayne in the OC reported 214 incidents, all for the same time period.
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.