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New York Myth
We don't like to write about New York often, but this caught our attention. Earlier this month on LAist, some of our New York readers got into a pretty heated debate about which closer was better, Mariano Rivera or Eric Gagne. Well, on Saturday, Rivera proved he was human, ending his 23-game save streak (23 -- not quite 84) after giving up a walk-off 2-run homer to Boston's Bill Mueller.
The blown save was anathema to the alternate reality in which Yankee fans reside. A big game, a clutch situation, a prior brawl with their biggest rival on national television, and Rivera... choked.
Meanwhile, the Dodgers have won 17 of their last 20 games and are the hottest team in baseball.
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.