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Phone App Will Help You Illegally Cross the Border
The people behind a nicely done, but faux press release and University of California website about $0 tuition last month are at it again. UCSD's b.a.n.g. lab in the Visual Arts Department have by introducing the controversial Transborder Immigrant Tool, which will "allow virtual geography to mark new trails and potentially safer routes across this desert of the real" for those crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.
The tool is not out yet, but it so far has created a lot of media attention--some calling it illegal--over the last month. "Overall, the members of the group are extremely happy that the Transborder Immigrant Tool has been so effective in opening up dialog on the dire need for humanitarian aid at the border, where thousands of people have needlessly died. We look forward to completing and deploying the tool in the coming year," their blog stated.
Users will need a Motorall i455 phone and upload the program to it.
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.