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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-07-09 01:56 PM
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57. And if we had a real public transportation system?
You would think, in a place that's so green it's banning plastic grocery bags (SJ only), and even had people going through the trash at a street fair with grabbers to put things into composting, wouldn't you? :shrug:
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  -It is raining, REALLY raining in California kpete  Dec-07-09 11:08 AM   #0 
  - Congratulations  canetoad   Dec-07-09 11:10 AM   #1 
  - Yup. It sure is raining. And I just checked out your artwork, Kpete. Supercool.  zonkers   Dec-07-09 11:59 AM   #20 
  - Walking in L.A.  Iggo   Dec-07-09 11:10 AM   #2 
  - Walking in L.A-AAAH!  meegbear   Dec-07-09 11:51 AM   #16 
     - LA  enid602   Dec-07-09 12:00 PM   #21 
     - Standing At Train Platforms and Bus Stops In L.A...  Iggo   Dec-07-09 12:04 PM   #24 
     - Look ahead as we pass, try and focus on it ...  meegbear   Dec-07-09 12:04 PM   #25 
     - I do, lol. This AM I bundled up, grabbed my umbrella, walked 1/2 mile to the bus stop,  kestrel91316   Dec-07-09 12:38 PM   #30 
     - Yeah.  Iggo   Dec-07-09 04:06 PM   #64 
     - it was snowing last night up here in the bay  Moochy   Dec-07-09 09:28 PM   #86 
     - I do.  montanto   Dec-07-09 04:22 PM   #71 
  - LA is getting a light rain right now  goclark   Dec-07-09 11:10 AM   #3 
  - It's not real heavy here in my part of LA, but it's been steady since the wee hours this AM.  kestrel91316   Dec-07-09 11:12 AM   #4 
  - I want  kpete   Dec-07-09 11:13 AM   #5 
  - Isn't it great!  cbayer   Dec-07-09 11:13 AM   #6 
  - Catalina is one of my favorite places.  Bluenorthwest   Dec-07-09 11:33 AM   #10 
  - I had no idea we had a Catalina resident here! I gotta visit there once before I die, lol.  kestrel91316   Dec-07-09 12:40 PM   #31 
     - It's only 26 miles across the sea!  cbayer   Dec-07-09 01:25 PM   #52 
  - Torrance and Redondo Beach getting a good dose, too!  HCE SuiGeneris   Dec-07-09 11:16 AM   #7 
  - And so is Manhattan Beach!  CaliforniaPeggy   Dec-07-09 12:57 PM   #43 
  - Same here in San Pedro  Xicano   Dec-07-09 01:24 PM   #51 
  - you're from Peedro?  nini   Dec-07-09 09:38 PM   #88 
     - Ahhh, then you must of went to Banning High?  Xicano   Dec-07-09 10:18 PM   #93 
        - LOL  nini   Dec-07-09 10:34 PM   #98 
  - Someone should write a poem about it!  HCE SuiGeneris   Dec-07-09 01:40 PM   #53 
  - Redondo Here  winstars   Dec-07-09 10:28 PM   #96 
  - Snow level supposed to get to 1500 feet! (nt)  DBoon   Dec-07-09 11:24 AM   #8 
  - We'll white on the tops of the Santa Susana "Mountains" to the north come AM.  kestrel91316   Dec-07-09 12:41 PM   #32 
  - Light rain here in central Calif.  doodadem   Dec-07-09 11:33 AM   #9 
  - It snowed at my place  NV Whino   Dec-07-09 11:34 AM   #11 
  - It is the rainy season in CA  L. Coyote   Dec-07-09 11:34 AM   #12 
  - a rainy season?  kpete   Dec-07-09 11:35 AM   # 
  - Today is the rainy season that is...  LooseWilly   Dec-07-09 01:49 PM   #56 
  - even Palm Springs  mitchtv   Dec-07-09 04:16 PM   #67 
     - Two hours!  David Zephyr   Dec-07-09 09:22 PM   #83 
        - just magnificent , I saw it this AM  mitchtv   Dec-08-09 01:09 PM   #103 
  - During El Nino  question everything   Dec-07-09 02:13 PM   #60 
  - We had a snow day here.  Greyskye   Dec-07-09 04:54 PM   #77 
  - After a long time, I managed to get out yesterday  tabatha   Dec-07-09 11:35 AM   #13 
  - It's just starting to rain here in Phoenix!  azmouse   Dec-07-09 11:41 AM   #14 
  - Yes! Thanking the rain gods. It's way overdue. n/t  Cleita   Dec-07-09 11:42 AM   #15 
  - it`s going to head across the plains...  madrchsod   Dec-07-09 11:52 AM   #17 
  - Snowing in the Central Valley, Below Sea Level, at my place this morning...  NYC_SKP   Dec-07-09 11:52 AM   #18 
  - Snowed in Oakdale this morning  tyedyeto   Dec-07-09 09:19 PM   #82 
  - Was a little chilly last night, supposed to be 25 tonight not supper cold compared...  bridgit   Dec-07-09 11:56 AM   #19 
  - I wear socks to bed from November through April, lol, but then it costs so much  kestrel91316   Dec-07-09 12:44 PM   #35 
     - I have a 70's apt too, with a wall heater than isn't real efficient at night...  bridgit   Dec-07-09 12:53 PM   #39 
        - I have three tiny wall heaters with blowers. Pitiful. I just dress warmer.  kestrel91316   Dec-07-09 12:55 PM   #42 
        - Oh good. I just moved into -- you guessed it -- a '70s apartment with a wall heater.  KamaAina   Dec-07-09 01:05 PM   #46 
           - Welcome to the SiliValley.  Ignis   Dec-07-09 01:45 PM   #55 
              - And if we had a real public transportation system?  KamaAina   Dec-07-09 01:56 PM   #57 
                 - Isn't it cute how there's a transit black hole in the South Bay?  Ignis   Dec-07-09 03:57 PM   #62 
                    - Silly me. Here I was thinking I'd be returning to the transit-friendly Bay Area.  KamaAina   Dec-07-09 04:14 PM   #66 
                    - Yeah, I just don't understand SJ housing prices.  Ignis   Dec-07-09 04:24 PM   #72 
                    - Yeah.. too bad the north bay did not hold out longer on negotiations  Moochy   Dec-07-09 09:38 PM   #89 
                    - Well, at least MacArthur is a beautiful, cheery central hub!  Ignis   Dec-07-09 10:09 PM   #91 
                       - yeah if you like freeways on all sides of you lol  Moochy   Dec-07-09 10:18 PM   #92 
                          - And those are the GOOD parts.  Ignis   Dec-07-09 10:37 PM   #99 
                    - and God forbid anyone wants to use mass transit to go from the East Bay to SJ or Sili Valley.  Gormy Cuss   Dec-07-09 10:18 PM   #94 
                       - yeah it makes no sense  Moochy   Dec-07-09 10:24 PM   #95 
                       - "Ya gotta go north to get south!"  Ignis   Dec-07-09 10:39 PM   #100 
  - And it is snowing in Sacramento.  Throd   Dec-07-09 12:01 PM   #22 
  - I'm just over the hill in northern Nevada and that storm has dumped over a foot in our area  laughingliberal   Dec-07-09 12:43 PM   #34 
  - It snowed in the Diablo Valley last night (SF East Bay.)  Gormy Cuss   Dec-07-09 10:33 PM   #97 
  - We should get between 1' and 2' of new snow by midnight tonight here in Big Bear Lake.  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-07-09 12:01 PM   #23 
  - Uh, oh, down come the hillsides.  damntexdem   Dec-07-09 12:29 PM   #26 
  - My Weather Underground page won't come up, lol. Server overload......  kestrel91316   Dec-07-09 12:29 PM   #27 
  - Having lived most of my life on the east coast (NYC, NJ),  stopbush   Dec-07-09 12:30 PM   #28 
  - OK, now it's raining hard by any measure.  stopbush   Dec-07-09 12:45 PM   #36 
  - The BIG warm wet storm is due on Thursday. Hang onto your hat.  kestrel91316   Dec-07-09 12:46 PM   #37 
  - and its raining in N AZ too!!  Desertrose   Dec-07-09 12:32 PM   #29 
  - Not much rain here in Southern AZ  tyedyeto   Dec-07-09 09:23 PM   #84 
  - I forgot to set up my rain diversion system and had a minor flood on my property this morning  slackmaster   Dec-07-09 12:42 PM   #33 
  - It's cold today!  Starry Messenger   Dec-07-09 12:48 PM   #38 
  - looks good  Froward69   Dec-07-09 12:54 PM   #40 
  - BEAUTIFUL!  kpete   Dec-07-09 01:03 PM   #44 
     - It is a beautiful thing.  David Zephyr   Dec-07-09 09:25 PM   #85 
  - There was snow in the foothills east of San Jose.  alp227   Dec-07-09 12:54 PM   #41 
  - It was disconcerting to see that this morning, to say the least  KamaAina   Dec-07-09 01:04 PM   #45 
  - This cheered me up incredibly on a grey Monday morning.  Ignis   Dec-07-09 03:58 PM   #63 
  - Now, how long before the inevitable mudslides?  TommyO   Dec-07-09 01:06 PM   #47 
  - Enjoy it while the glaciers and icebergs last.  Festivito   Dec-07-09 01:07 PM   #48 
  - Hallelujah! It's pouring outside, and one of my cats is complaining that there's no door into...  Hekate   Dec-07-09 01:09 PM   #49 
  - Poor kitty...I absolutely LOVE that book....  jus_the_facts   Dec-08-09 03:26 PM   #107 
     - What a great link--thanks! OMG, looking at the pub dates, I think I must have read it as...  Hekate   Dec-08-09 06:51 PM   #108 
        - You're most welcome...I bought it through the Sci-Fi Book Club as a reprint....  jus_the_facts   Dec-08-09 08:04 PM   #109 
  - It's snowing like crap in Reno  tonysam   Dec-07-09 01:10 PM   #50 
  - I'm in Carson City. My little Jack Russel tried to go out and disappeared  laughingliberal   Dec-07-09 04:43 PM   #74 
     - It's still doing it a little bit in Reno  tonysam   Dec-07-09 04:51 PM   #76 
        - Aww, the poor little angels. Sorry about the battery. Our cars hang by a thread and we struggle to  laughingliberal   Dec-07-09 05:09 PM   #79 
  - And it is glorious.  David Zephyr   Dec-07-09 01:45 PM   #54 
  - yes  kpete   Dec-07-09 02:08 PM   #59 
  - Maybe we'll get it tomorrow here  shimmergal   Dec-07-09 01:59 PM   #58 
  - i love the rain, i hope we continue to get a lot of it  JI7   Dec-07-09 02:57 PM   #61 
  - EEK! It's Snowing!  doodadem   Dec-07-09 04:12 PM   #65 
  - We started coming out of our drought around mid-sept.  MazeRat7   Dec-07-09 04:16 PM   #68 
  - Send some to Jamaica  malaise   Dec-07-09 04:16 PM   #69 
  - 9 homes evacuated in Big Tujunga area due to rains (KNX 1070 news)  Nikki Stone1   Dec-07-09 04:18 PM   #70 
  - In 1978, I was in a house in Tujunga that nearly came down.  David Zephyr   Dec-07-09 09:30 PM   #87 
     - Madame Wong's?  BeHereNow   Dec-07-09 10:50 PM   #101 
        - OMG.  David Zephyr   Dec-08-09 12:52 AM   #102 
           - Hell yes, a little later than you though- 1984??? Like you said, it's a blur.  BeHereNow   Dec-08-09 02:59 PM   #106 
  - According to the map, San Diego seems to be getting more than in LA. Can anyone tell?  Nikki Stone1   Dec-07-09 04:35 PM   #73 
  - It even rained in Northern California  NMMNG   Dec-07-09 04:46 PM   #75 
  - There go the houses, now mobile homes, down the hills  whistler162   Dec-07-09 04:56 PM   #78 
  - drive carefully...they're all crazy out there  WhiteTara   Dec-07-09 09:05 PM   #80 
  - It is very interesting to read all the accounts of DU'ers out west  Vinnie From Indy   Dec-07-09 09:13 PM   #81 
  - But, it NEVER rains in Southern California  debbierlus   Dec-07-09 09:51 PM   #90 
  - I remember back in the fifties when we had regular floods in south  Cleita   Dec-08-09 01:13 PM   #104 
  - yay, CA!  a la izquierda   Dec-08-09 01:22 PM   #105 

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