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Video: Hometown Hero Tara The Cat Isn't A Great Pitcher But We Still Love Her
Tara the hero cat, who saved her 4-year-old owner from a dog attack, was invited to throw the ceremonial first pitch for the Bakersfield Blaze last night.
I was wondering how they were going to get a cat to throw a pitch without CGI. It looks like the team tried to set up a baseball on some fishing line so that Tara could use her fiercely protective paws to push the ball down the wire. If it had worked, it probably would have been funny to watch from the stands. But it didn't, and so Roger Triantafilo had to kind of help Tara throw the pitch himself. (Maybe Tara needed a pep talk!)
Jeremy Triantafilo, the 4-year-old saved by their rescue cat, took a stab at pitching, too. His mom Erica Triantafilo watched on and told ABC, "We just hope this is really the memory that stays with him over the attack."
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.