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  • Sriracha sauce becomes a hot political issue with bipartisan backing

    Sriracha sauce becomes a hot political issue with bipartisan backing
    California's latest political darling comes in a clear plastic bottle with a green top and tastes good on eggs. Sriracha hot sauce has won the eager endorsement of politicians from both sides of the aisle in recent weeks as the manufacturer has talked...
  • New California botanic garden celebrates native conifers and plants

    New California botanic garden celebrates native conifers and plants
    Protecting the beauty and biodiversity of landscapes is a life's work for men like David Myers. If the lanky naturalist takes you sightseeing, you'd best wear sturdy boots. Myers, 62, is executive director and a co-founder of the nonprofit Wildlands...
  • Hawaii's Kona Coast beckons with a growing food scene to savor

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — "Don't dip your head into the dark chocolate," a male voice behind me said. Dark melted chocolate swirled in 2-foot-wide pots, filling the air with the scent of cocoa as our group toured the Original Hawaiian Chocolate...
  • Sriracha might relocate? Anywhere but Texas

    Huy Fong Foods, maker of the famous Sriracha chili sauce, is considering leaving the city of Irwindale, and maybe even California, after the City Council declared the spicy odors from the company’s factory a public nuisance. And of course, Texas...
  • Domino Sugars sign goes solar

    Domino Sugars sign goes solar
    Think sunshine — not just sweetness — when you see the Domino Sugars sign lighting up the Inner Harbor at night. Solar panels have been installed on a rooftop at the sugar refinery off Key Highway to illuminate the neon fixture that's long...
  • Bangladesh's sweatshops: A boycott is not the answer

    One year ago this week, the eight-story Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh's capital city of Dhaka, killing 1,129 people. The building's top floors had been added illegally, and their weight caused the lower stories to buckle. Many of...
  • Fresno ranks No. 1 on California pollution list

    Fresno ranks No. 1 on California pollution list
    FRESNO — The state's new effort to map the areas most at risk from pollution features hot spots up and down California. But nowhere are there more of the worst-afflicted areas than in Fresno — in particular a 3,000-person tract of the city's...
  • Recycling plant to be built in Baltimore County this year

    Recycling plant to be built in Baltimore County this year
    A local company said Friday that it is teaming up with another firm to build a Baltimore County recycling plant expected to employ about 50 people. Canusa Hershman Recycling Co., jointly headquartered in Baltimore and Connecticut, and Kentucky-based QRS...
  • Spring brings seasonal sights, sounds of chirping baby birds

    Bluebirds have been at it for weeks, and hummingbirds will be at it soon – nesting and feeding baby birds. It's part of the magic of the spring season, an annual ritual that never grows old or boring. Why do birds nest where they do – in...
  • Boeing to shut C-17 plant in Long Beach 3 months earlier than expected

    Boeing to shut C-17 plant in Long Beach 3 months earlier than expected
    Boeing Co. announced plans to stop production of C-17 cargo jets at the company's sprawling Long Beach plant three months earlier than it previously anticipated. The aerospace giant said Monday it will shutter the 1.1-million-square-foot facility in...
  • EPA director says draft greenhouse rules will give states new tools

    EPA director says draft greenhouse rules will give states new tools
    WASHINGTON -- New draft rules limiting greenhouse gases from existing power plants will give states the tools to curtail emissions that drive climate change without shuttering lots of facilities and threatening electric reliability, said Gina McCarthy,...