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Why They Hate Us
One of the more fascinating new shows on E! is a reality series about a new tanning salon here in LA called "Sunset Tan". The hero of the show appears to be a young
gay manager who has to deal with ditzy employees and some oddballs on the management level, to say the least.
Variety says that the show will have a dead person whose last request was to get a tan.
But even that stiff will have a tough time being as outrageous as the 8-year-old girl who gets a $1,300 tan so she can look like Lindsay Lohan for her school pictures.
After the jump witness her, her mother, and VH1's Best Week Ever rightfully ridicule the entire scene.
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.