So. Cal: Animals were not always rescued; the well-manicured slopes were full of exotic llamas, alpacas, pregnant goats, and the occasional purebred steed by the name of Sonoma Saphire or (ironically) Angel on Fire? Would they survive without their carefully weighed out, pedigreed feed and daily grooming?Luckily, most livestock were whisked away to the Del Mar track.
New Orleans: Looting and mayhem ruled the emergency efforts. People were ransacking the local stores for more than staples.
So. Cal: Looting and mayhem ruled. For instance, one woman was spotted leaving a Saks with her toy dog and thousands of dollars worth of brand name merchandise. Another woman chipped her nail when trying to grab her Tuscany inspired flatware before the flames consumed her custom kitchen.
New Orleans: People made a run on the local stores for necessities like canned food,toilet paper, and diapers.
So. Cal: People made a run for necessities like vintage antiques,wines,and pet treats.
New Orleans: People couldn't flee the city because of lack of transportation and money.
So. Cal: People couldn't flee the country-side because the pilots of their private planes were otherwise occupied and they couldn't transfer funds from one account to the another fast enough!
New Orleans: Thousands of evacuees huddled in the Superdome without food or water.
So. Cal: Qualcomm Stadium had cots and tents, plenty of water and a variety of foods, arts and crafts for children, crisis counseling, meditation, yoga, acupuncture, and AA meetings for adults. That's right--YOGA!?