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  • Jelly Belly launches beer-flavored jelly beans

    Jelly Belly launches beer-flavored jelly beans
    You've been able to get a margarita, a pina colada and a strawberry daiquiri from Jelly Belly for many years. Now you can belly up to the candy maker's bar and get at draft beer. Jelly Belly this month added draft beer flavored jelly beans inspired by...
  • Dead car battery? Recycler gives new life

    Dead car battery? Recycler gives new life
    Tractor trailers filled with dead car batteries made their way up to Gopher Resource's recycling plant in Eagan, Minn. The 30-plus pound blocks were fed into a giant industrial blender and soon became material for new batteries and ammunition. Eagan-...
  • 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...
  • Sriracha factory could be headed out of Irwindale

    Sriracha factory could be headed out of Irwindale
    The Huy Fong Foods Sriracha factory, makers of the popular hot sauce with the rooster on the label, may be ready for a big move.  Amid its current legal woes with the city of Irwindale, which voted last week to declare the factory a public nuisance, Huy...
  • 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...