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OC Great Park's Faded Great Balloon to be Improved
Lately, Orange County Great Park'sballoon has been looking a bit sad, faded and, well, not so great. This is not the condition you want your symbol and main attraction to be in. But not to fear, a new envelope--this one with UV protected pigment--will be installed over the next few days by a crew of thirty people. Internal illumination will also be installed for better nighttime viewing.
Flights are free on the balloon, which can carry 25 to 30 people 500 feet in the air.
Previously: Big Improvements on the Way to OC's Great Park
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.