I found this great map. It’s available on the Santa Monica digital library. The map itself has amazing detail. It also covers the entire length of the Westgate Line, a trolley service once operated by the Los Angeles Pacific Railway. The Westgate branch used to travel along San Vicente Boulevard, branching off the Sawtelle line on Santa Monica Boulevard. The trolley route… Read More Santa Monica City Map, 1910
This is a joke, right? “PROOF OF BEING UNVACCINATED REQUIRED.” Not sure how that would work. Maybe you could give a sworn statement as to your vaccination history? Does a MMR jab count? Or just vaccines for Covid. Tagging this bit with ‘wtf’. Source: Restaurant Requires ’Proof of Being Unvaccinated’ – NBC Los Angeles
Oof. That’s a lot of vulnerabilities. This document describes the security content of macOS Big Sur 11.5. Source: About the security content of macOS Big Sur 11.5 – Apple Support
Apple has removed Fakespot, a well-known app for detecting fake product reviews, from its App Store after Amazon complained the app provided misleading information and potential security risks. Source: Apple removes Fakespot from App Store after Amazon complains
Here, it’s been nice and hot, lately. And it’s occurred to me, At least, quite recently, That my life, As it is, Fits nicely into the mold Of a sunny dystopia. I’m not unhappy, thank you. It’s quite – categorically. Optical fiber, notwithstanding I’m glad to be near the beach. There’s no more to say.… Read More Suddenly, it’s a sunny dystopia
Did anyone else think of this scene in Contact when they heard about the first Blue Origin flight crew? Can’t believe Bezos resigned from Amazon at the last possible second. Wild.
I know it’s wrong to laugh, but this shit is gold.
You don’t hear much about the Teamsters union these days. If you do, it’s likely more about pension fund insolvency. Or one of Scorsese’s gangster flicks. Such news begs to ask, “Is organized labor trying to make a comeback?” And, if so, “What chance does it have of success?” Union members vote to create a… Read More Teamsters to create “Amazon Division”
“If you look at hot pavement or asphalt at two o’clock in the afternoon in direct sunlight, the temperature is usually somewhere around 170 to 180 degrees Fahrenheit.” – Some doctor In case you haven’t heard, it’s hot out there. Damned hot. Hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk? Yeah. Unconfirmed reports state… Read More Doctors warn of burns from asphalt as heat wave hits US West
Russia has announced that – due to recent U.S. technology embargoes – Roscosmos may be unable to launch its Soyuz-MS spacecraft to service the International Space Station. “We have more than enough rockets but nothing to launch them with,” Rogozin said, in a rare admission by a senior Russian official that Western sanctions are seriously… Read More “Lift sanctions on space sector or we’ll exit space station”: Russia
Wow. I didn’t know you could get a DUI on a scooter. The crash occurred at 9:45 p.m. Saturday on Lincoln Boulevard at East Marco Court, according to a desk officer at the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic Division. — Read on abc7.com/amp/venice-scooter-death-man-killed-lincoln-boulevard-dui/10723480/