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  • Asian citrus psyllid proposal worries organic farmers

    Asian citrus psyllid proposal worries organic farmers
    To combat pests like the Asian citrus psyllid, exotic fruit fly and glassy-winged sharpshooter that threaten the state's food supply, the California Department of Food and Agriculture is weighing a new plan that some organic farmers say doesn't do...
  • Agencies to explain Farm Bill

    Federal and state agencies will provide an information session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 8 to explain the federal 2014 Farm Bill that passed Feb. 7. The session will be held at the Yorktown Library at 8500 George Washington Memorial Highway and...
  • GMO food measure fails in Colorado; Oregon initiative uncertain

    GMO food measure fails in Colorado; Oregon initiative uncertain
    Voters in Colorado on Tuesday were rejecting a grass-roots measure that called for new labeling laws for genetically modified organisms, while a similar initiative in Oregon was too close to call. With 84% of the vote in, Colorado’s Proposition...
  • 'Rainbow Magic' to fly into Symphony Hall

    'Rainbow Magic' to fly into Symphony Hall
    Join the fairies who represent the seven colors of the rainbow when "Rainbow Magic Live" comes to Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown on Sunday. Best friends Rachel and Kirsty help their colorful fairy friends hunt for magical moonstones and tackle...
  • Year in review York and Poquoson: Oysters and taxes

    York County's efforts to skirt state legislation that took away local governments' ability to restrict commercial oyster farms, the county's 80,000-ideal population capacity and Poquoson's 10-cent tax hike drew readers' attention this year. After the...
  • Moviefone Picks New 'Mr. Moviefone' as Voice and Face of Brand

    Moviefone, as part of an overhaul to its 25-year-old brand, has a new spokesman: Kevin Thompson, a TV host who's been named the new "Mr. Moviefone." Thompson, former warm-up man for "The Wendy Williams Show" and current host of BET's "Claim to Fame" game...
  • Howard County health digest

    Dance classes Presented by Vantage House, a retirement community, classes are held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays in the Vantage House auditorium, 5400 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Dance has shown to improve balance, gait and mood in those with...
  • White House threatens to put brakes on alternative fuels

    White House threatens to put brakes on alternative fuels
    As biotech masterminds and venture capitalists scramble to hatch a new generation of environmentally friendly fuels that can help power the average gasoline-burning car, they are confronting an unexpected obstacle: the White House. Yielding to...
  • Milestones in Antonio Villaraigosa's tenure as L.A. mayor

    Milestones in Antonio Villaraigosa's tenure as L.A. mayor
    2005: Antonio Villaraigosa romps past incumbent James K. Hahn to make history, winning election as the first Latino mayor of Los Angeles since the city's pioneer days. 2006: Uses his first State of the City address to announce that he will ask the...
  • Election a step backward for women in Congress

    The Congressional midterm election results weren't just a catastrophe for Democrats. They were a setback for women as well. True, new women were elected on Tuesday, including new Republican senators and representatives. It's true as well that the...
  • Ad hoc farming guild plants seeds for locally sourced grains in L.A.

    Ad hoc farming guild plants seeds for locally sourced grains in L.A.
    Most of us realize the value of cooking and eating using local produce — who'd rather eat a salad with ingredients imported from another state or country when we can eat a bowl of greens, vegetables and citrus grown nearby or even in our backyard?...