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SOYLENT ANNOYMENT

When the CEO from LA based meal-replacement startup Soylent, decided to plop a red shipping container on top of a Northeast LA hilltop that’s cherished for its open space, not everyone was welcoming.

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DOWN AND OUT IN YERINGTON, NV

After getting cop block’d while exploring the abandoned Sage Crest Drive-In in Yerington, I headed over to the former mining town of Weed Heights to check out the recently designated Superfund site of the massive Anaconda Copper Mine.

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ARNE’S ROYAL HAWAIIAN MOTEL: ABANDONED

Opened in 1957 in Baker, CA, Arne’s Royal Hawaiian Motel had a great run until economic hardship following the Great Recession finally closed it down for good in 2009.

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ABANDONED HOUSE SUNRISE: ROSAMOND, CA

Watching the sun come up from an abandoned house out in the Mojave Desert might not be everyone’s idea of a good time but I’m not like everyone else.

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TECOPA, CA

This former mining town, with its healing waters, incredible landscape, abandoned treasures and rich mining history, is a great place to explore on your way to Death Valley National Park.

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A DRIVING TOUR ALONG SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S HISTORIC RIDGE ROUTE

This 48-mile route that traveled along mountain ridges was the first paved highway to directly link the LA Basin to the San Joaquin Valley.

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PLANE CRASH BROTHEL

In 1978, a promotional stunt for Fran’s Star Ranch Brothel near Beatty, Nevada resulted in the crash of a twin-engined aircraft. The wreck has been located next to the brothel’s billboard ever since.

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MONTGOMERY PAS[t]S

On the California/Nevada border there’s an old abandoned roadside oasis where travelers could stop for gas, grab a bite to eat, get a room or even gamble in “The World’s Highest Casino.”

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FRAZIER MOUNTAIN FIRE LOOKOUT [ABANDONED]

The tower, a boxy wooden structure with peeling Army green paint, was built in 1936. Today it sits abandoned, a former shell of itself on top of Frazier Mountain.

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THE SHORELINE RUINS OF SAN PEDRO

Along the Pacific Ocean in San Pedro lies the ruins of a lavish resort area that included a hot spring hotel, salt water swimming pools, an outside terrazzo dance floor and a Nike Missile launch site.

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