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Photo Essay: MoveOn.org Protest in Sherman Oaks
Earlier this week, as I was riding my bike down Van Nuys Blvd. towards Ventura, I kept on hearing all these honking horns -- I thought someone must be holding up traffic and pissing people off.
As it turned it out, it was a group of twenty or so 40-somethings from MoveOn.org protesting the War in Iraq, with a few signs telling people to honk their horns if they oppose the war too. Another MoveOn.org group consistently shows up at Ventura and Laurel Canyon Boulevards in Studio City on Friday nights, but the Sherman Oaks group thinned out over the summer. According to one member, the Sherman Oaks protest, which could start being a weekly event again, might grow to a 100 people strong.
More pictures after the jump.
Congressman Howard Berman represents a part of Sherman Oaks, but doesn't really have a presence in the community, it feels sort of like he doesn't exist. Representing a different part of Sherman Oaks, Congressman Brad Sherman (talk about coincidence in name) has an excellent track record in the community with his representatives always showing up to community meetings all over Sherman Oaks.
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.