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Winter Solstice

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  • Solstice marks the start of winter south of equator

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:We often forget about our cousins in the southern hemisphere. There’s more ocean down there, after all, so less land and fewer people. And their seasons are, well, all wrong. For them, today marks the winter solstice,.......
  • Takashi Murakami helps Google celebrate summer (and winter) solstice

     
    Google teams up with Takashi Murakami on doodle art...
  • On the matter of Civil Twilight

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Joe Bollinger, in Glen Burnie, asks: “What time did twilight begin and end on June 21st, and is the length of twilight the same on the winter solstice?” Civil Twilight begins when the center of the sun’s......
  • Fall planting: It's prime time for Southern California gardens

     
    The question comes every spring as our state flower, Eschscholzia californica, blooms. “Is it too late to plant poppies?” The answer is no....
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast for December 22, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Chris Carmack was born in Washington, D.C., on this day in 1980. This birthday guy is probably best recognized for his portrayal of Luke Ward on "The O.C." from 2003-04. He's since guest-starred on episodes of "Drop Dead Diva," "NCIS"...
  • Seasonal ales spice up the holidays

    Seasonal ales spice up the holidays
    Believe it or not, there are some thirsty souls in this world who take in the strings of colored lights, the dangling snowflakes and overdressed fir trees and do not think of Christmas morning. They hear the strains of "Good King Wenceslas" or "The...
  • At the Los Feliz farmers market: Asian vegetables, strawberries, mushrooms

    At the Los Feliz farmers market: Asian vegetables, strawberries, mushrooms
    The number of farmers markets in Los Angeles County has more than doubled over the last decade, from 53 to 129, and many of the venues are new, small and operated by neophytes. Such is the case with the Los Feliz farmers market, which was started five...
  • Being good without God

    Being good without God
    Ken Loukinen, in brief Other job experience: Firefighter and paramedic. Other community posts: South Florida regional director for American Atheists. Education: Diploma from Medical Arts Training Center, Miramar; certification from Broward Fire...
  • Jasmine, the fragrant harbinger of spring

    Jasmine, the fragrant harbinger of spring
    It might happen tonight. Or tomorrow. But it won't happen gradually. It will come all at once. All over Los Angeles, the first pink buds of jasmine will erupt into sprays of new white flowers. The display will be chaste enough for a wedding arbor -- until...
  • Natural Perspectives: Life in our urban farm

    Thanksgiving is upon us. Traditionally, this is a time to celebrate the season's harvest. In our yard, we grow fruit, vegetables and eggs. But unfortunately, our November garden is not providing Vic and me with the feast that we had hoped for this year....
  • Travel calendar

    NAPA, CALIF. Truffle Festival When, where: Friday to Dec. 12, Westin Verasa Hotel Highlights: This inaugural event will pair top chefs with some of the world's foremost truffle scientists. In addition to tastings, attendees will have the opportunity to...