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Southland Blog Roundup
Over at Blogging.la, Koga has a question:
Was traffic blisfully lighter than usual on the freeways last week, perhaps due to remnants of the Fourth of July weekend?
Totally, dude. That's the best part about the holidays - all of the aspiring actors go back to Kansas for a spell, and our streets are left pristine and clear. LAist relishes these periods, as one can drive like it's 1989 and get from place to place in a reasonable amount of time. Even the goddamn 405 is worth it - at least until everyone uses it to snake back up to the city from LAX.
Meanwhile, over at Luke Ford's blogger page,
Can you please do us all a favor and get OFF THIS HIDEOUS BLOGGER format, which is affecting your writing (and not for the better) and GET BACK to your pristinely clean, easy-to-read LukeFord.net? PLEASE????
LAist is a big fan of Mr. Ford's impassioned blogging about his journeys as a porn-observer-turned-Jewish-journalist, but his blogger-formatted page is basically unbearable. Luke! For once, listen to the lady!
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.