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How Wacky Has LA’s Weather Been in 2019? These Charts Help Explain

The famously temperate* weather in Los Angeles just can’t quite figure itself out this year. This year brought “Snowing in Calabasas!”, which was part of the “February to remembrrr”, and by April tempurates were unseasonably balmy. We also got rain and more rain and then some more rain. These charts help explain the wackiness (at least by Los Angeles standards): * Full disclosure: I grew up in Texas. The last...

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Mapping the United States’ Korean Population

I’ve often felt fortunate that I get to write about South Korea for the Los Angeles Times, a newspaper that’s still interested in stories related to life, politics and culture here — not just the strongman to the North. That interest is in part because the Times remains a serious paper that’s trying to stay committed to foreign news, but also because a decent portion of its readers are Korean. The...

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Getty Center fire resistance

Fire spread over Los Angeles, but the famous art works in the Getty Center stayed put. John Schwartz and Guilbert Gates reporting for The New York Times: The Getty’s architect, Richard Meier, built fire resistance into the billion-dollar complex, said Ron Hartwig, vice president of communications for the J. Paul Getty Trust. These hills are fire prone, but because of features like the 1.2 million square feet of thick travertine...

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Aggregate the Los Angeles realtime bus feed

There is a realtime feed for the location of Los Angeles buses. It's a bit messy. Morgan Herlocker made it straightforward to aggregate. Have at it. [Thanks, @augustjoki] Tags: bus, Los Angeles, transportation

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