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  • Consumer group names "Terrible Ten" food issues plaguing America

    Consumer group names "Terrible Ten" food issues plaguing America
    In anticipation of nationwide "Food Day" (Oct. 24) events, the Center For Science in the Public Interest has released the Terrible Ten food issues that the group believes plague American health.  Some of the biggest offenders, according to the Washington...
  • If you go: Nelson, Canada

    THE BEST WAY TO NELSON From LAX, direct service (stop, no change of plane) to Spokane, Wash., is offered on Southwest, and connecting service (change of plane) is offered on Delta, Alaska, United, Southwest and Frontier. Restricted round-trip fares begin...
  • $5.7 million grant awarded to fight stink bugs

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is committing $5.7 million to find non-chemical means to control stink bugs, the brown pests from Asia that wreck fruit and vegetable crops and invade homes when the weather cools. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., announced...
  • Mrs. United States 2011 embraces paleo lifestyle

    Mrs. United States 2011 embraces paleo lifestyle
    Two years ago, Mrs. United States 2011 Shannon Ford was diagnosed with celiac disease, an intestinal disorder triggered by eating gluten. Since then, she has embraced "a paleo lifestyle" that includes eating lean meats, vegetables, fruits and nuts and...
  • Community Action Council gets Howard Co. award for service

    Community Action Council gets Howard Co. award for service
    A lush garden erupting with organic vegetables, food displays that rival an upscale grocer's and sleek weatherization projects that slash energy bills — these may not seem like the typical projects of an agency that aids the poor. Yet these...
  • Premium food on the plate in Niles high schools

    Premium food on the plate in Niles high schools
    For lunch, Josh Rivera chose a plate of saffron rice, Jerusalem salad and a Greek-marinated kebab of free-range chicken raised without the use of antibiotics. "Last year I used to get a burger and pizza, but they were really greasy," the Niles North High...
  • Suburban farms meet opposition as they look to change business

    Suburban farms meet opposition as they look to change business
    Maxine and Robert Walker have worked to restore their historic Woodbine farm since they bought it in 1994. Their latest project is to replace the rotting wood on the side of their old yellow barn after rebuilding the stone foundation and replacing the tin...
  • Events this week: Concerto Concert at Lanterman Auditorium

    Events this week: Concerto Concert at Lanterman Auditorium
    CLASSES New Threats to Oak Trees – Saturday, May 4 at 10:30 a.m. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive. Learn about borer insects and how to protect local oaks. For more information, call (818) 949-7980 or visit www.descansogardens.org. CERT Class...
  • 'La Boheme': Hillary Danner's vintage Craftsman in Highland Park

    'La Boheme': Hillary Danner's vintage Craftsman in Highland Park
    It's fitting that Hillary Danner is raising her son and daughter in a century-old Arts and Crafts home in the Sycamore Grove area of Highland Park. Built in 1904, the timber-and-stone residence has a grand staircase, a huge covered porch and a curious...
  • Recipe Finder: Christmas fruitcake

    Marie Racine of Huntley, Ill., was looking for a recipe she had lost for making fruitcake that contained dried apricots and Brazil nuts. I did not receive any reader responses to her query, so I decided to do a little research. The recipe world is loaded...
  • Farmland peaks, crop space to revert back to nature, report finds

    Farmland peaks, crop space to revert back to nature, report finds
    Even with a growing global population, increased meat consumption and government rules mandating biofuels, researchers this week said that the amount of landed needed for agriculture will start to shrink. Humanity has reached what Rockefeller University...