#California has trillions more wealth than any other state — #OrangeCounty Register

A study released by California’s Legislative Analyst’s Office this month looks at geographical distribution of wealth across the state. Californians’ net worth totals over $6 trillion or about $160,000 per resident. The state holds 17% of national net worth, while making up only 12% of the U.S. population…

via California has trillions more wealth than any other state — Orange County Register

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Magnitude 3.5 Earthquake Strikes Near #HuntingtonBeach — KTLA

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported off shore near Huntington Beach early Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake struck at 2:48 a.m. about 15.5 miles southwest of Huntington Beach, south southwest of Seal Beach, northeast of Avalon and west southwest of Newport Beach, USGS reported…

via Magnitude 3.5 Earthquake Strikes Near Huntington Beach — KTLA

OC Parks will offer guided bird walk at Laguna Niguel Regional Park — Orange County Register

Learn to spot native resident and migrant birds on Sunday, Sept. 22, with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer naturalists on this slow and easy, up to 2-mile walk through a landscaped, parkland setting at Laguna Niguel Regional Park. No experience is necessary. Recommended for ages 12 and up; minors under 18 must be accompanied…

via OC Parks will offer guided bird walk at Laguna Niguel Regional Park — Orange County Register

#USC makes AP Top 25 debut for 2019 after win over Stanford — Orange County Register

It appears that USC earned a little respect with its 45-20 win over No. 23 Stanford on Saturday night. The Trojans made their 2019 debut in the AP Top 25 poll on Sunday at No. 24. USC received 137 votes and are behind Pac-12 rival Washington in the post-Week 2 poll…

via USC makes AP Top 25 debut for 2019 after win over Stanford — Orange County Register

Scooters turned us off on San Diego

We’re giving second thoughts about making another weekend vacation to San Diego anytime soon.  The reason? SCOOTERS…IMG_0201.JPG

We love making a quick vacation getaway to San Diego… or at least we used to…

The most obnoxious part of our trip to San Diego recently was dealing with tripping over the thousands of scooter littered absolutely everywhere. The beach, boardwalks, neighborhood sidewalks, Balboa Park, downtown, everywhere…

If you’re not tripping over them, you’re having to dodge the inexperienced rider/idiots – children and adults – wobbling and weaving out-of-control down the crowded sidewalks.

If that’s not bad enough, you have to pick them up and move them just to get out of your parking spot like I had to.

I wonder if San Diego lawmakers realize what a negative turn-off and a black-eye on the city all this trash is? Sure, I’d bet Lime and Bird will eventually go broke, but I’m not willing to wait. I’ll just take everyone somewhere without the hazards.

The fix is simple… The city needs to make these scooter companies set-up “scooter racks” where riders must pick-up and drop off these trashy trip hazards. – and keep them off pedestrian sidewalks and onto bike trails and/or streets – especially tourist zones.

O.K., I feel better… for now!

Comedian Kevin Hart hurt in LA car crash

CALABASAS, Calif. — Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart was injured in a car accident early Saturday morning. It happened near Hulholland Highway and Cold Canyon Road in the Calabasas area, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officers said Hart was not driving at the time of the crash. Investigators do not believe alcohol was a factor…

 

via Comedian Kevin Hart hurt in LA car crash — fox5sandiego.com