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Who You Gonna Call? Map Shows Telephonic Connection Between Cities and States
As Californians, do we call one state more than others? Do people phone home to families in their geographic region, or across the country? New maps produced by MIT's Senseable City Lab shows the social connections between states based on individual mobile phone call data.
Locally, explains Fast Company , the divide being pushed by some politicians is actually pretty real:
California really is split into two distinct regions: Northern and Central California, and Southern California, which is more closely aligned with Nevada and Western Arizona.
The above map is the middle layer of three of the maps generated by the data; it shows the city-to-city connections between major urban hubs. (And it's insanely pretty, isn't it?)
Also worth checking out: The interactive map where you can look up areas individually.
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.