5 Second, smaller tornado
6 Finnegans Wake
8 Bobbing-head ceramic tchotchke
9 Soy milk
Wasted in L.A.
How Much the City Trashed in 2003
Black (garbage): 786,316 tons
Green (yard waste): 415,440 tons
Blue (recycling): 225,128 tons
2 Whooo! Whoo-whoo-whoo! Whoo! Whoo!
4 Killy, killy, killy, killy.
5 Po-tato chip, as well as baybee.
6 Cheerily cheer-up cheerio.
(The birds: 1. The Pine Siskin, 2. Great Horned Owl,
3. Common Raven, 4. American Kestrel, 5. American Goldfinch, 6. American Robin, 7. Mallard)
fence racing from pole to pole
tumbling one will fall
all acorns must be buried
tamp tamp tamp tamp tamp
seven oclock, roof
eleven oclock, back yard
three oclock, pine tree
Food consumed atDodger Stadium this SEASON
2.2 million hot dogs
3 million ounces of peanuts
1.7 million sodas
275,000 French fries
100,000 bags of cotton candy
Jon Alain Guzik
Number of dogs licensed in city of Los Angeles
(as of December 1): 240,163
Estimated number of dogs licensed and unlicensed
in L.A.: 665,000
Estimated number of cats and dogs microchipped this year by L.A. city animal services: 17,630
Projected number of animals (including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles and small rodents) to have been euthanized in 2003 by L.A. city animal services: 33,6000
States Having More Registered Automobiles Than Los Angeles County (5.2 Million)
Pennsylvania (6.2 million)
Illinois (6.4 million)
Ohio (6.7 million)
New York (7.6 million)
Texas (7.7 million)
Florida (8.9 million)
California excluding L.A. (14.6 million)
Get the Weekly Newsletter
Our weekly feature stories, movie reviews, calendar picks and more - minus the newsprint and sent directly to your inbox.