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Video: The Problem With Reporting On The Venice Boardwalk
Mike Amor is an Australian war correspondent who has reported on the Libyan rebellion, the Gaza war and two Fijan coups, but it was a skater on the Venice boardwalk that almost took him out.
Amor, now a US correspondent with Channel 7 in Australia, was discussing hoverboards next to a skate park on the boardwalk when a skateboard came hurtling toward him and knocked him over. It looks like it gave his head a pretty nasty whack, but immediately after he assured everyone: "I'm okay, I'm okay."
He was able to finish the report with nothing more than a bump on his head—and a bruised ego:
My professional life now complete: appearances on CNN, NBC Today Show, Inside Edition, TMZ & even Perez Hilton. Ugh— Mike Amor (@mikeamor7) November 21, 2014
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.