Ice has an ugly side, too. Just about every tree on the block lost limbs, weighed down by the heavy sheath of ice that encased them. Falling limbs damaged cars and tore down power and telephone wires (which are above ground here.)
This particular branch was merely an obstacle in the road - it didn't cause any additional damage. We'll have to see how the tree fared when spring arrives.
Monday Mural: rabbit carp - Along the edge of Chinatown near the 880 freeway stands a running frieze of colorful murals. This one caught my fancy because it blends two animals. Wou...
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