Shelterporn: another stinker from the LA Times
What were they thinking? The LA Times Home Section's big feature this week is:
Going Costal: The modest Southern Calif. beach cottage once ensured inlanders an outpost with an ocean breeze. Today, residents call their ramshackle charm an antidote to modern life.
Elsewhere in the paper, there is continued news of the 2 million gallons of raw sewage that spilled into the Santa Monica Bay on Sunday. 11 miles of beaches remain closed. On Monday, one beachside resident who happened to live close to the sewage treatment plant that failed told the Times, "You walk outside, and the stench is unbelievable. It means I'm going to have to stay away from my house, big time." Another told the Daily Breeze, "It was like a huge pool of sewage out there. It smelled so bad I had to leave the house."
Is it just us, or is this maybe not the week to run the "houses with an ocean breeze" story?