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According to a new UCLA study, L.A. County residents need to get off their butts. Researchers say that nearly half of county residents get next to no exercise. Dr. Antronette Yancey, the study's lead author, blames a "sedentary culture" for the problem. She notes that some people will circle a parking lot for 20 minutes to get a space close to their destination - which kinda sums up the issue, eh?
We hate to admit it - she's right. Whether you're sitting on your ass in front of the TV, or sitting on your ass at 60 miles an hour, Angelenos spend a lot of time succumbing to inertia. Our bounty of world-famous fast food joints probably doesn't help the situation.
So if you haven't done your cardio today, quit reading blogs for awhile and check out the hiking trails in the incomparable Santa Monica Mountains. And strive for a crappy parking space when you stop for grub on the way home.
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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.