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Okay, Who Left That Grenade at the Botanic Gardens?
Authorities Sunday afternoon responded to a "found grenade" call from the South Coast Botanic Gardens in Palos Verdes Estates.
The grenade was found along the Banyan Grove Trail, adjacent to Crenshaw Boulevard, says the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Deputies from Lomita Station and Parks Bureau enlisted the aid of the Arson Explosives Detail once the location was secure.
But, phew: The device was determined to be an Inert Grenade Body (containing no explosives), says the LASD, and they took the device to destroy it.
So who left the grenade at the park? Well, one theory is that a recent movie production may have left this one prop behind, says the LASD, but the incident remains under investigation.
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.