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Winter Solstice

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  • Beer of the Month: Anderson Valley Brewing Winter Solstice

     Beer of the Month: Anderson Valley Brewing Winter Solstice
    Winter seasonal beers are traditionally a bit sweet, often with a spice note, for comfort in cold weather. Winter Solstice follows this pattern, but it seems specifically designed for one particular season: Turkey Day and the subsequent Turkey Leftover...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 21, 2012

     
    In Friday's Pictures in the News: People on a Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, welcome summer's first day, while in Guatemala,  natives and visitors celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Bak'tun 13 and the start of the Maya new age....
  • Dec. 21: Griffith Observatory to mark 'NOT the end of the world'

     
    Not the end of the world: If a mysterious planet named Niburu were truly hurtling toward us, Griffith Park wouldn't be a bad place to watch it bash the Earth into smithereens. Alas, the world's end is not at hand. And the observatory is trying mightily to...
  • Holiday gift guide 2012: ‘Hobbit,’ ‘Star Wars,’ superheroes, more

     
    Call it Christmas, call it Hanukkah, call it Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice or Festivus. The truth is, we here at Hero ......
  • Santa Monica Nativity displays: Church groups ponder next steps

     
    A coalition of church groups that has erected Nativity scenes in Santa Monica for more than 50 years is pondering its next steps after a federal judge ruled the city has the right to bar seasonal public displays....
  • Dec. 21: It's (not) the end of the world as we know it, NASA says

     
    Even NASA has jokes about Friday. "Dec. 21, 2012, won't be the end of the world as we know," the space agency said on its website, "however, it will be another winter solstice."...
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  • Ancient structures built in southern Ohio by Indians are worth viewing

    Ancient structures built in southern Ohio by Indians are worth viewing
    CYNITHIANA, Ohio - Fort Hill State Memorial is a place with interesting options. It is home to some of the best hiking in the state, interesting geology and rare plants in a surprisingly wild corner of southwest Ohio. It is also home to ancient and...
  • After Tuesday, daylight dips below 12 hours

    After Tuesday, daylight dips below 12 hours
    Sunshine is in the forecast again today. Enjoy it while it lasts. Tuesday is the last day of the year with more daylight than darkness -- by about 30 seconds. The sun rose at 6:57 a.m. and will set at about 6:58 p.m., for a total of about 12 hours and 30...
  • Year's latest sunset arrives at 8:37 p.m.

    Year's latest sunset arrives at 8:37 p.m.
    The sun is already out several fewer seconds each day since last week's solstice, but the time of sunset has continued to shift later -- until Friday. Thursday's sunset, at 8:37 p.m., is just about the latest of the year. The sunset hovers around 8:37...
  • Storms gather as area will see start of first heat wave of year

    Storms gather as area will see start of first heat wave of year
    The first heat wave of the year is rolling in, just in time for the summer solstice, and it is being announced by a line of strong storms. Temperatures could reach the upper 80s today and then 90 or higher Saturday through the middle of next week. It may...