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Dead man sitting in Google Street View

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Ray Collins, a singer and co-founder with Frank Zappa of the Mothers of Invention in the 1960s, died in December with a reputation as something of a "celebrity transient' out in Claremont. While Collins was alive, he apparently had a favorite table outside the Some Crust Bakery in Claremont Village. You could say he's sort of eternally there, thanks to Google Street View. Checking out the Google view of the bakery shows Collins sitting at his table, in a shot taken from inside the bakery last August. David Allen of the Inland Valley Bulletin, who wrote about Collins' death, got the tip.


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