A poster in front of Long Beach's Burnett library branch announces the finding of a bird that seems to have been separated from its casa.
Avian comings and goings (cont.):
My former colleague Robert Burns, meanwhile, passed along a flier that raises this question: Why would anyone have a pheasant as a pet? Or was it supposed to wind up under glass?
Food for thought
If you're worried about whether your raw fish dish meets pollution standards, Long Beach has just the place to make a determination.
Chew on this
Jeff Bliss shined a light on a curry recipe that might be tough to digest.
A lot of people have second jobs these days...
And that apparently includes a certain Jolly Old Elf, Barry Nackos points out.
Talk about smash photos
To save money and curry the love of viewers, TV stations now beg the public to send in snapshots, as you know. And the local anchors rave about them no matter how commonplace they may be. A perfect example was Channel 9, in the hours after the 7.2 Mexico earthquake, which profusely thanked shutter-bugs for one shot showing a broken vase in a Southland residence, another a broken bottle of pickles in a store and another some mildly-sloshing water in a swimming pool. Oh, the earthshaking drama!
The Orange County Register paid tribute to a food that everyone associates with "wellness." At least, a lot of people under the age of 8 do.
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