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Map Shows Where Bikes Are Getting Stolen In Los Angeles
There's a new map that shows the areas in which you're most likely to get your bike stolen. The map comes from rental site HotPads, who point out that bike stealing is no joke. According to the FBI, 200,000 of them get stolen every year and that number is increasing across the U.S. as more and more people are using bikes to commute.
In Los Angeles, the hot spots are West L.A., Venice and Westwood. There also seems to be a fair amount of thieving downtown and in Hollywood and parts of Central L.A. (This editor recently had a bike stolen out of a locked parking garage in Koreatown.)
If you get your bike stolen, you can report it to the police, of course, and Biking in LA. And Sometimes, people do actually get their stolen bikes back. Last night, 40 bikes stolen from Santa Monica were recovered at a suspect's home. In 2010, undercover officers busted up a bike stealing ring using Craigslist.
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.