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Offbeat Investor submits signatures to split California into 6 states Investor submits signatures to split California into 6 states (Photo Gallery)
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper began submitting signatures Tuesday for a ballot initiative that would ask voters to split California into six separate states, a move he said would create governments that are more manageable and responsive to residents' needs.
Offbeat Lone Ranger actor's outfit sells for $195,000 Lone Ranger actor's outfit sells for $195,000
The outfit Lone Ranger actor Clayton Moore wore when making appearances as the character after retiring from television has sold for $195,000 at a Texas auction.
Offbeat Driver of stalled pickup finds slithering surprise Driver of stalled pickup finds slithering surprise (Photo Gallery)
When a woman's pickup stalled on a street in Santa Fe, New Mexico, local chef Jackson Ault stopped to lend a hand. Ault and the driver both ended up with a surprise Thursday when Ault popped the hood and found a brown and yellow python slithering across the engine block.