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  • West Fertilizer Co. had spotty regulatory history, records show

    West Fertilizer Co. had spotty regulatory history, records show
    The West, Texas, fertilizer plant destroyed by a massive explosion has paid nearly $8,000 to at least two regulatory agencies for safety and transportation violations, records show. West Fertilizer Co. paid $5,250 last year to the U.S. Pipeline and...
  • Cause of Texas fertilizer plant blast unclear; inquiry continues

    The cause of the fire that triggered the deadly explosion of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, last month remains undetermined after a $1-million investigation, officials said Thursday. Although the probe continues, the cause of the disaster may never be...
  • Best care for orchids: Quick how-to from Santa Barbara show pro

    An orchid isn't exactly a puppy, but it is one of those gifts that requires regular care. If you’re given one — or if you pick one up this weekend at the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show — you should know the basics. Brian...
  • UCI professor searched for explosives, weapons online, D.A. says

     
    p> A UC Irvine professor charged with a series of arson fires and accused of plotting to kill 200 students at his son’s high school had searched the Web for the same homemade explosives used in the Oklahoma bombing, a......
  • Rains Help Gardens Get Growing

     
    Much of Central Florida received 2 to 4 inches of mainly gentle rain over the last week or so. It is this rain that can start a good fall garden. Now is the time to be planting tomatoes, peppers, beans, corn, squash, cucumbers and more. Many friends...
  • Tricks to Keep the Garden Growing

     
    Gardens are fun to plant but not always easy to keep growing. Sometimes you just need a few tricks to make growing your next harvests easy and enjoyable. Number one is keeping the soils moist. I know you added lots of organic matter to the sandy soils but...
  • If some is good, more is not better . . .

     
    If some is good, many folks believe that more is better. This is sooooo not true for so many things. If you use too much insecticide in your mix, it could damage the plant or lead to quicker insect resistance.......
  • 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...
  • Pot farms wreaking havoc on Northern California environment

    Pot farms wreaking havoc on Northern California environment
    EUREKA, Calif. — State scientists, grappling with an explosion of marijuana growing on the North Coast, recently studied aerial imagery of a small tributary of the Eel River, spawning grounds for endangered coho salmon and other threatened fish. In...
  • Why teachers have test anxiety, too

     
    The statement of the obvious: Bad teachers are afraid of being evaluated based on how well their students perform on standardized tests. When they fail their students, their students fail them. The question: But why are so many presumptively good......
  • Planning Crop Rotation in Your Garden

     
    Rotating your garden crops can go a long way towards disease and insect prevention. Chances are that you tend to plant more or less the same crops year after year. But if you plant those crops in the same place,......