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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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Baseball: Tuesday scores

     
    ACADEMY LEAGUE Crean Lutheran 14, Whitney 0 St. Margaret's 5, Oxford Academy 3 ALMONT LEAGUE Alhambra 11, Schurr 1 AMBASSADOR LEAGUE Woodcrest Christian 12, Loma Linda Academy 0 BASELINE LEAGUE Glendora 2, Etiwanda 1 DESERT VALLEY LEAGUE Palm Desert 5,......
  • Bolivian marchers trek hundreds of miles to protest road -- again

     
    Bolivia is undergoing déjà vu as a band of marchers treks from the balmy east to the dizzying heights of La Paz, hoping to stop the government from building a highway through a pristine national forest -- exactly like they did last year. Roughly 300...
  • Baseball: Thursday scores

     
    ACADEMY LEAGUE St. Margaret's 12, Sage Hill 9 AMBASSADOR LEAGUE Woodcrest Christian 13, Western Christian 0 BASELINE LEAGUE Etiwanda 2, Alta Loma 1 Glendora 15, Rancho Cucamonga 1 CHANNEL LEAGUE Santa Barbara 6, Ventura 2 DELPHIC LEAGUE Sierra Canyon 17,....
  • Boys' tennis: Tuesday's Southern Section playoff results

     
    BOYS TENNIS SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS DIVISION 1 Wild-card matches. Tuesday Redondo 9, San Marcos 9 (Redondo wins on games, 77-64) Thousand Oaks 14, Crossroads 4 Woodbridge 13, Dana Hills 5 Loyola 16, Buena Park 2 Simi Valley 14, Fullerton 4......
  • Softball: Tuesday scores

     
    SOFTBALL ALMONT LEAGUE Montebello 12, Bell Gardens 2 AMBASSADOR LEAGUE Arrowhead Christian 12, Linfield Christian 2 Woodcrest Christian 18, Loma Linda Academy 2 CENTURY LEAGUE Anaheim Canyon 13, El Modena 5 Foothill 7, El Dorado 4 EMPIRE LEAGUE Cypress 4,...
  • 'Warriors of the Rainbow' star: From minister to leading man

     
    Lin Ching-Tai is a 52-year-old Presbyterian minister in Taiwan. But for the epic action film “Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale,” he traded his vestments for tattoos and a fake scar, transforming into the legendary aboriginal chief Mouna...