April 24, 2019

Southern California’s mountain lions may soon go extinct

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By Alicia Graef from Care2 Southern California’s mountain lions have faced serious threats for some time, but a new study highlights the urgent need to act before we lose these incredible big cats forever. According to wildlife scientists, who just published their findings in the journal “Ecological Applications,” two populations of mountain lions in the Santa Monica and Santa Anita Mountains […]

Aggressive Instagramming is ruining Southern California’s super bloom

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By Morgan Sung From Mashable People trampled California’s poppies for the ‘gram, and ruined it for the rest of us.  Fields of fiery “super bloom” poppies are lighting up the hills of Walker Canyon in Lake Elsinore, a city about halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Thanks to uncommonly heavy rains this winter, much […]

KAABOO’s Jason Felts on how the Festival put out the Fyre in the Cayman Islands

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By Fred Bronson From Billboard Jason Felts, CEO of Virgin Produced and Chief Brand and Marketing Officer of the KAABOO music festival, had a dream to stage the first international KAABOO in the Cayman Islands. Then along cameFyre Festival. It was such a spectacular, public disaster that it could easily have damaged the entire music festival […]

Destinations of the week

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4 destinations to explore Southern California by car Southern California is a must-see destination for anyone who loves sunny weather and walks on the beach, not to mention some of the most beautiful sunsets in the world. Travelling by car can be an opportunity for new adventures: sightseeing in San Diego, hiking along the Pacific […]

Southern California home sales crash in warning to rest of nation

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By f mcguire From Newsmax Southern California home sales reportedly plunged in June, falling to the lowest reading for the month in four years. Sales of both new and existing houses and condominiums dropped 11.8 percent year-over-year, as prices shot up to a record high, CNBC reported, citing CoreLogic. The median price paid for all […]

Warming oceans are pushing poisonous sea snakes towards the United States

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By Mike Wehner From BGR Taking a trip to a beach in Southern California is supposed to be a relaxing, leisurely experience. For some beachgoers earlier this week it was anything but, as a venomous sea snake was discovered on the sand, soaking up the sun like a tourist who had outstayed his welcome. The […]

California wildfire

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California wildfire rages toward scenic coastal communities From Reuters SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) – A massive California wildfire that has already destroyed nearly 800 structures scorched another 56,000 acres on Sunday, making it the fifth largest such blaze in recorded state history, as it ran toward picturesque coastal cities.But fire officials said as darkness fell […]

The reason why you need to do curtain cleaning in Rancho Cucamonga

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From WN Rancho Cucamonga is a city dubbed as one of the Best Places to Live. According to Money Magazine, it was ranked 42nd in 2006. It is known for winemaking as manifested in its city’s seal which is a cluster of grapes. Looking into its geography, it is a suburban city in the foothills […]

Wealthy LA convicts can spend extra to serve their time in fancy jails

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By Veronika Bondarenko From Business Insider If some California inmates are not happy with their jail conditions, those who have money to spare can pay for an upgrade. Two counties in Southern California have at least 26 such “pay-to-stay” jails, ajoint collaborationbetween The Los Angeles Times and The Marshall Project found. Starting at $25 and going up […]

Near miss as US air traffic controller sent jet into the flight path of an Air Canada plane

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From Caribbean News Service LOS ANGELES, Dec 21 2016 – U.S. officials are investigating after an air traffic controller error sent a jet from Los Angeles International Airport into the flight path of an Air Canada plane while flying low over Southern California mountains. An EVA Air Boeing 777 that left LAX in heavy rain […]