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  • Palm Beach County voters deliver big support for environmental land buying

    Palm Beach County voters deliver big support for environmental land buying
    Palm Beach County voters seem to love real estate shopping, especially when taxpayers are buying. On Election Day, they gave the biggest stamp of approval in the state to buying more land to protect the environment. The county's 85 percent approval for...
  • YouTube brings its huge fan base to music streaming

    YouTube brings its huge fan base to music streaming
    The music industry's move toward paid subscription services, and away from discs and downloads, has been underway for several years. On Wednesday, YouTube joined the party — bringing with it the world's largest audience for popular music and the...
  • Advocates hope flower farms will take root in Baltimore

    Advocates hope flower farms will take root in Baltimore
    A movement is underway to fill some of Baltimore's 14,000 vacant lots with flower farms, where residents could grow zinnias and toad lilies and hyacinths to sell to local florists or invite the public to come pick their own bouquets. The city's...
  • Descanso turns to its roots

    Descanso turns to its roots
    Descanso Gardens will unveil Saturday an oak woodland that provides a glimpse of what Los Angeles might have looked like before 16th-century European settlers and their livestock arrived and forever changed the Southern Californian landscape. The 7.7-...
  • Two Lehigh County financial services firms merge

    Two Lehigh County financial services firms merge
    Two financial services firms in Lehigh County have announced a merger. Michael J. Fischer, president and CEO of Client 1st Financial LLC, and Drew Maron, president of Maron Financial Solutions have announced the two firms have become one. The merged...
  • Just take those old MP3s off the shelf

    Just take those old MP3s off the shelf
    In his digital music collection, Dave Muller owns 349,370 songs, enough to keep a listener jamming for three consecutive years without so much as a bathroom break. A vast chunk of that collection will fill the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood's...
  • Close Clean Water Act loophole

    Close Clean Water Act loophole
    The Chesapeake Bay and all of its connected lakes and tributaries are a vital resource for Maryland, providing clean drinking water and drawing millions of visitors each year to the area who seek outdoor activities such as canoeing, hiking, sailing and...
  • No, woolly bear caterpillars cannot predict winter weather

    No, woolly bear caterpillars cannot predict winter weather
    Does the size of an orange band on a woolly bear caterpillar mean a cold winter or a warm winter? Or is the important thing the black ends? I've heard so many forecasts of what to expect this winter, I'm relying on caterpillars! What the middle band...
  • In urban farming, a different taste of L.A.

    In urban farming, a different taste of L.A.
    At the Jonathan Club downtown, not everyone took it well when an infrequently used paddle tennis court on a fifth-floor roof was sacrificed to gem lettuce, swiss chard and microgreens. Executive chef Jason McClain, of course, was thrilled. His father, a...
  • Blotter: Maywood man nabbed on warrant in River Forest

    Blotter: Maywood man nabbed on warrant in River Forest
    The following items were collected from reports released by the River Forest Police Department. A 27-year-old Maywood resident was arrested on a Kane County sheriff's police warrant for aggravated battery to a police officer after being stopped on the...
  • Fly tying helps set a plan for winter weather

    Fly tying helps set a plan for winter weather
    With cold weather expected to hit the region by week's end, it's time to start thinking about things to do to break the monotony of cabin fever that will be hitting the outdoors-minded public in January and February. Once the rifles and muzzle loaders...