RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Winter Solstice

A collection of news and information related to Winter Solstice published by this site and its partners.

Top Winter Solstice Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • The Dry Garden: Scout for the best roses, then let beauties prove just how tough they can be

     
    This may not be the time to plant a rose, but as a long rose season concludes its spring flush, it is an ideal moment to study the varieties around town, then consider which ones you like and what they......
  • 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....
  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: The romantic musical "Daddy Long Legs" continues its world premiere run at Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Performances Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.; Thursday...
  • Outdoor Calendar

    CRYSTAL COVE STATE PARK Crystal Cove State Park, 8471 N. Coast Hwy, has 3.5 miles of beach and 2,000 acres of undeveloped woodland. $15 day-use parking fee. The park is open 6 a.m. to sunset daily. For more information, call (949) 497-7647 or e-mail...
  • Texting campaign surrounds lunar eclipse

    Texting campaign surrounds lunar eclipse
    Science, like many things in life, can be more fun when you share it with others. With that in mind, JPL has launched a new Internet and text message campaign to help those viewing Monday night's lunar eclipse share the experience with the world....
  • Kids in Lancaster County gather at school to watch lunar eclipse

    Kids in Lancaster County gather at school to watch lunar eclipse
    Where we you at 2:15 this morning? For a group of kids at Martin Elementary School in Lancaster County, they were at school taking part in a once-in-a-lifetime event. The first winter solstice lunar eclipse in nearly 400 years. A lunar eclipse happens...
  • Winter solstice video: Time-lapse of the shortest day of the year

    Winter solstice video: Time-lapse of the shortest day of the year
    The winter solstice is actually a moment in time, when the Earth's tilts farthest away from the sun on its axis. Each year, it happens on Dec. 20 or Dec. 21 in the Northern Hemisphere. In 2010, it occurs today, and it's the shortest day of the year, in...
  • Clocks Return To Daylight Saving Time

    Clocks Return To Daylight Saving Time
    I have good news and bad news! First, we all lose one hour sleep this weekend. Second, beginning Sunday we get an extra hour of daylight. THIS weekend is when we move the clocks FORWARD one hour Saturday night into Sunday morning as we return to Daylight...