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September 3, 1995 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, Times Staff Writer
Growing crowds of day-trippers are overwhelming Angeles National Forest, using the massive wilderness in ways that stand backcountry tradition on its head and forcing officials to barricade major roadways into the area on many weekends and holidays. Narrow strips of greenery along the main roadways of the forest have been turned into a new form of urban park, leaving the vast interior virtually untouched.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 3, 1995 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, Times Staff Writer
Growing crowds of day-trippers are overwhelming Angeles National Forest, using the massive wilderness in ways that stand backcountry tradition on its head and forcing officials to barricade major roadways into the area on many weekends and holidays. Narrow strips of greenery along the main roadways of the forest have been turned into a new form of urban park, leaving the vast interior virtually untouched.
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August 6, 2013 | By Brad Balukjian
Obesity among low-income preschool-age children has declined slightly in many states, including California, providing some evidence that the battle against childhood obesity may finally be turning, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The percentage of obese children among low-income 2- to 4-year-olds from California dropped from 17.3% to 16.8% between 2008 and 2011, and declined in 18 other U.S. states or territories. Obesity prevalence increased in only three states, according to a study summarizing the findings.
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