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  • Get out and gaze

    Even in Southern California, stargazers recommend plenty of spots dark enough to see the night sky. Look for stars around the new moon, when the sky is darkest. Some of the best views: Mt. Pinos: This 8,831-foot-high peak in Los Padres National Forest is...
  • Market Watch: Mystique of the Temecula Sweet

    Market Watch: Mystique of the Temecula Sweet
    The intense sweetness, distinctive knobbly appearance and mysterious provenance of the Temecula Sweet mandarin have endowed the fruit with a mystique. Farmers market citrus vendors from De Luz, just a few miles from where the fruit is grown, say customers...
  • Dream home: Color-blind bachelor designs artful space

    Dream home: Color-blind bachelor designs artful space
    In 1985, attorney David Snyder purchased one side of a duplex in Baltimore between the upscale neighborhoods of Roland Park and Guilford. The 1929 brick Georgian-style home had a stately exterior but would need an interior makeover. Nevertheless,...
  • Roots of pot cultivation in national forests are hard to trace

    Roots of pot cultivation in national forests are hard to trace
    WELDON, Calif. — A few minutes after 4 a.m., agents in camouflage cluster in a dusty field in Kern County. "Movement needs to be slow, deliberate and quiet," the team leader whispers. "Lock and load now." They check their ammunition and assault...
  • Elk herd, longtime area residents

     
    The northwest corner of Higgins and Arlington Heights may look like an empty, fenced-in field most of the time, but, yes, there are elk in …...
  • Village plants tree in honor of Shepard school anniversary, Arbor Day

     
    The village is planning a tree planting ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday at Shepard Middle School in honor of the school's 50th Anniversary and Arbor Day. …...
  • Bedhead teams with Fowler Museum for barkcloth for the bedroom

     
    To mark an exhibition of barkcloth artwork at UCLA's Fowler Museum, Bedhead Pajamas has created PJs, T-shirts and table napkins printed with a recurring pattern based on a drawing by the Mbuti tribe....
  • In Uganda, family planning programs for women help save gorillas

    In Uganda, family planning programs for women help save gorillas
    BUHOMA, Uganda — As a wildlife veterinarian for the Ugandan government, Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka had dedicated her life to saving the mountain gorilla. She soon realized that if these rare great apes were to survive, she would need to focus on a much...
  • 1971 Ojai ranch house remodeled into modern retreat

     
    After living in what they had thought was their dream house — six bedrooms, five bathrooms, 3,900 square feet in Ojai complete with orange orchard and pool — Wanda Weller Sakai and Kurtis Sakai found themselves wanting something different....
  • Boys' tennis: Southern Section playoff pairings

     
    OYS TENNIS SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS DIVISION 1 Wild-card matches. Tuesday, 3 p.m. A--Redondo at San Marcos B--Crossroads at Thousand Oaks C--Woodbridge at Dana Hills D--Buena Park at Loyola E--Simi Valley at Fullerton F--Campbell Hall at Northwood...
  • Bald eagle family lures bird-watchers to Cook County forest preserve

     
    On a small stretch of road in southwest suburban Palos Township, a steady stream of birders and nature lovers clambered on the rocky terrain last …...