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Hot October Drives Up SoCal Smog Levels

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — Hot, stagnant weather caused smog levels to jump in Southern California this year.

KNX 1070’s Pete Demetriou reports the Southland region saw smog levels above federal health standards on 94 days in 2014 — up from 88 days last year. 221 more words


To My Misogynist Coworker

By Olivia Somes

It will take 15 women to equal one solid employee – my misogynist coworker.

I assure you I have obtained the tutelage necessary to maneuver around carrying the clunk of my estrogen, quite a long time ago. 245 more words


The Wedge & Hurricane Marie

At the end of August,  category 5 hurricane Marie sent large south swells towards Mexico and California. South facing beaches took a beating from waves, at its peak, that were 15-20 feet high. 761 more words


Priming Yourself to Paint: How to Sample Paint Colors

Does this scenario sound familiar to you?

You’ve been meaning to spruce up a space in your home and have decided that a fresh coat of paint is the best way to go about it. 315 more words

Interior Designer Orange County Los Angeles CA

Guess What I Saw!

The other day I saw a road runner for the first time! We recently moved into our new temporary home in Lancaster, CA. I haven’t been around southern California long enough to know whether or not road runners are as common as lizards are in Florida. 502 more words

Travel Size Wife

October 25, 2014 @ Steamed in Long Beach

 Although it’s not on this flyer, my poetry partner, Nancy Lynée Woo and I are going to read some poetry with some of our favorite people celebrating the art of Esmeralda Villalobos, Sean Blake and Fernando Gallegos of The Chrome Pigeons, and more! 11 more words

Sarah Thursday

Firey Refractions Part 2

  • For this photo challenge, show us what “refraction” means to you. It could be an image taken in a reflective surface, it could be light bent from behind an object, or it could mean remedial math homework: the choice is completely up to you.
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