13 SoCal real estate twists: $50 million mansion, empty hotels, coronavirus

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Orange County Register
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Orange County’s home-price record broken: $50 million! That’s what lender Glenn Stearns paid for author Dean Koontz’s Newport Coast estate. 2. Koontz is a buyer, too. He picks up his second Shady Canyon home in Irvine in six months for $10.
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BUSINESS BEAT: Less Entertainment, Less Coffee, More Port Traffic

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The Grunion
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June 8, Boomers announced that in addition to the Fountain Valley location, they would be closing California locations in El Cajon, Upland, and Kearny Mesa. The popular bumper boats, batting cages, go-karts, and miniature golf equipment have all been removed.
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Illegal campfires in San Bernardino, Angeles forests fuel wildfire worries

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Los Angeles Daily News
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Baldy north of Upland, fire danger is the No. 1 concern ... “Humans are hard wired to enjoy a fire,” said Rick Halsey, director of the California Chaparral Institute on Wednesday. “A campfire is a relaxing thing. It is a place for storytelling ...
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B.C. fossil discovery shows 50-million-year link between Canada, Australia

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The Weather Network
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The discovery raises questions about the connection between B.C. and Australia, which were not connected by land at the time.
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Upland Councilwoman Janice Elliott will run for mayor in November 2020

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Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
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Upland City Councilwoman Janice Elliott certainly hopes so. Elliott, 66, announced she is running for mayor almost a month before the official filing period opens in July and so far, is the only candidate to do so.
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B.C. fossil discovery demonstrates 50-million-year-old link between Canada and Australia

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Yahoo! News
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The connection may be related to climate; the ancient British Columbia temperate upland where the lacewing lived had very mild winters, which is similar to that of modern-day Australia. "It could be that these insect groups are today restricted to regions ...
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Worst Package Thief Ever Caught On Video

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Thrill Blender
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Check out the master criminal in the video above. Occurred on June 2, 2020 / Upland, California, USA: We have lost lots of packages within our community. I found my neighbor doing something stupid. I think this is extremely unacceptable especially during ...
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