Friday, June 7, 2013
"LAPD diver braves the tar pits and lives to tell the story"
"LAPD Sgt. David Mascarenas
dove in the murky, bubbling, smelly pool at the La Brea Tar Pits
on Thursday looking for evidence in a 2011 murder case. . . . The tar deposits in the Miracle Mile district have been there for eons and captured hundreds of ice age mammals, birds and other creatures."