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  • Archaeologists to teach course on Gloucester in Civil War

    Archaeologists to teach course on Gloucester in Civil War
    Archaeologists David Brown and Thane Harpole will teach a course through Rappahannock Community College on life in Gloucester during the Civil War. The three-week course is called, "Civil War Home Front in Gloucester County: Landscapes of Struggle and...
  • Turnaround at Fairview Park approved

    Turnaround at Fairview Park approved
    The Costa Mesa City Council voted early Wednesday to add a turnaround space at Fairview Park as a potential compromise to a proposed parking lot, which had been opposed by residents. But a vocal group of people attending the nearly seven-hour council...
  • Group says park area includes burial ground

    A project planned for Fairview Park could disturb religiously significant Native American land that includes a burial ground, a second state organization warned Friday. California's Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) sent a letter to City CEO...
  • City denies Fairview public records request

    City denies Fairview public records request
    Costa Mesa officials have denied a public records request for a 20-year-old archaeological study about the Fairview Indian Site. The Daily Pilot, which filed the request Sept. 23, had sought a copy of the 1993 report, conducted by the Keith Cos....
  • Commentary: Celebrate, protect Fairview's natural state

    Numerous articles have appeared in the Daily Pilot about Fairview Park. Last weekend, an organized community event was held at the park to celebrate this wonderful piece of land. On Nov. 17 members of Costa Mesans for Responsible Government (CM4RG)...
  • A shrine within a shrine reveals evidence of Buddha's birth

    A shrine within a shrine reveals evidence of Buddha's birth
    Ancient bricks, tile roofing and wood charcoal discovered beneath a Nepalese pilgrimage site are providing new evidence for the time of Buddha's birth, according to archaeologists. In research published Monday in the journal Antiquity, scholars wrote...
  • Titanic amount of treasure still undiscovered

    Titanic amount of treasure still undiscovered
    The Titanic exhibit, now at the South Florida Science Museum in West Palm Beach, is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to undersea treasures. Dozens of sunken Spanish galleons remain undiscovered off Florida's coast, many hidden by centuries of...
  • Afghanistan Center is her monument to her great love

    Afghanistan Center is her monument to her great love
    KABUL, Afghanistan — It was an extramarital affair that scandalized Kabul. It would also fuel a lifelong adventure and help create a legacy for Afghanistan. Author Nancy Hatch Dupree, eightysomething, recently opened the Afghanistan Center at...
  • Neanderthals organized their caves around tasks, study says

    Neanderthals organized their caves around tasks, study says
    Ongoing excavation of a collapsed rock shelter that was used by Neanderthals suggests that our extinct human relatives organized their living spaces according to tasks, researchers say. In a paper published recently in the Canadian Journal of...
  • 400,000-year-old thigh bone poses evolutionary mystery

    400,000-year-old thigh bone poses evolutionary mystery
    A 400,000-year-old thigh bone from an early European human is causing confusion among genetic anthropologists who say its genetic material is related to another mysterious species believed to have lived only in East Asia. The femur was pulled from...
  • Ancient DNA from early human creates new mystery

    Ancient DNA from early human creates new mystery
    Peering far deeper than ever before into humanity’s murky genetic past, scientists sequenced the DNA of an ancient European relative and found a puzzling connection to the Far East. The genetic sample came from a 400,000-year-old thigh bone pulled...