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Politics

4th Circuit Court ruling keeps Trump's travel ban on hold

The judges ruled to "affirm in substantial part" the earlier decisions that have kept the controversial ban from going into effect. The judges "remain unconvinced" that the travel ban had "more to do with national security than it does with effectuating the President's promised Muslim ban."

Transportation

710 Freeway tunnel option killed by Metro board

In a unanimous vote Thursday, the L.A. County Metro board deleted the 710 tunnel project, a move that could bring an end to decades of debate over the would-be north-south connection between the 10 and 210 freeways. The tunnel was one of five options being considered.
SoCal, What's Good?

Salvation Mountain

What it is:
Salvation Mountain is a work of folk art in the California desert near the quiet town of Niland, the Salton Sea and Slab City, the free-spirited art community.
Why it's cool:
It's one of California's most unique and enduring landmarks — a beautiful, hand-made mountain.
You should know:
If you're heading back to Los Angeles after visiting, you'll likely need to go through Border Patrol.