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2 dead as SoCal awaits end of massive storm

Two deaths, a sinkhole that swallowed two cars in Studio City and lingering concerns about flooding, mudslides and other damage are among the markers left behind from a storm that slashed across the region. The rain is expected to ease up Saturday afternoon.
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Does trapping and killing coyotes actually work?

Arcadia became the latest SoCal city to start lethal control after residents' reports of dogs being eaten, cats disappearing and of being stalked by coyotes. Animal rights activists have protested the move saying trapping and killing is inhumane and does little to reduce the coyote population.

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Your go-to guide for the weekend in SoCal

The region is expecting a storm, but there's still a way to make your own splash this weekend. From immersive art, to the L.A. Cookie Con & Sweets Show, to the Long Beach Comic Expo, to Mardi Gras in Venice, to a Scottish Festival at The Queen Mary, see our full roundup of events.

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Galco's Soda Pop Stop

What it is:
Lovers of saccharine, strange or scarce beverages will have a hard time making a selection at Galco's. Well, anyone would struggle to choose from more than 700 types of obscure sodas lining the shelves of this shop. Don't let the variety scare you – owner John Nese will be your guide.
Why it's cool:
Galco's only carries sodas you'd never dream of looking for. Nese's slogan: "If you can find it [elsewhere], we don't carry it."
You should know:
The shop also has retro candy, beers and wines and other unusual treats. Park in the lot outside the shop and treat yourself to some sugar!