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Where's The Beef?
Governor Arnold continues to disappoint as the budget discussions get jammed. Republicans want two "anti-business" laws repealed, and they're willing to stall the budget until they get what they want. In response to the controversy, Arnold's administration flips on the spin cycle:
"They are policy issues that are relevant to the budget discussions," said Finance Department spokesman H.D. Palmer. "These kind of issues are always going to be inextricably linked to budget discussions."
Thanks for nothing, H.D.! It's true - everything costs money, thus, anything can be linked to a budget debate. Why is Arnold caving to his apparent Republican masters? He whomped Davis and Bustamante handily because he's a towering figure in the public consciousness - not because of the "genius" of his Wilsonista advisors. It's time for Arnold to step up to the plate, before someone like Ben Affleck or Leo DiCaprio decides to take him on.
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.