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  • From the Boathouse: An exciting Flight by any name

    Ahoy and the Flight of the Lasers in Newport Harbor! While looking at my radar, I noticed a target that will be dead center on the screen this Sunday -- the 79th Annual Flight of the Lasers. The race is held in Newport Harbor, and old-timers will...
  • Chance of dry lightning, gusty winds in Southern California

    Chance of dry lightning, gusty winds in Southern California
    Forecasters said there’s a chance of dry lightning and gusty winds in the Los Angeles area Saturday afternoon as a moist, unstable air mass moves in from the Gulf of Mexico. The National Weather Service advised hikers to stay out of dry washes...
  • Maine port city's ban on crude exports prompts oil industry threats

    The decision by a small coastal city in Maine to ban the export of crude oil from its harbor brought threats of lawsuits from the oil industry Tuesday and put South Portland on the front lines of a battle over development of Canada’s huge and...
  • North Dakota fire at oil supply business continues to burn

    North Dakota fire at oil supply business continues to burn
    North Dakota firefighters continued to battle a huge blaze at an oil industry supply business in the town of Williston that spewed 500-foot-tall flames, officials said Tuesday.  Explosions and flames began shortly after midnight Monday at Red River...
  • Eberhard, Brosky and Egbert: U.S. has investors, innovators to combat climate change effects

    What have future generations ever done for us? They have lent us the planet. We didn't inherit it from our ancestors. We borrowed it from our children, and we risk returning it in worse condition, since we face an impending crisis brought on by...
  • Sanctions on Russia, love, and Robinson: Letters

    Sanctions on Russia? President Obama "demanded" that Russia stop supporting separatists in Ukraine after the downing of an airliner by a missile he said was fired from rebel territory. That very likely was a missile supplied by Russia, regardless from...
  • Best new rides coming to U.S. theme parks

    At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2015, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages. It already seems like...
  • In Santa Barbara County, oil firms and environmentalists square off

    In Santa Barbara County, oil firms and environmentalists square off
    Seen from U.S. 101, northern Santa Barbara County looks to be mostly vineyards and cattle ranches, with majestic oak trees scattered across the dry rolling hills. But up a narrow road, spread across the chaparral between Orcutt and Los Alamos, wells...
  • Start planning now for more SunRail service: Editorial

    Start planning now for more SunRail service: Editorial
    There have been some bumps on the track for SunRail, Central Florida's fledgling commuter rail system, in its first couple of months of operation. Several collisions with vehicles stuck at road crossings. Temperamental ticket machines. Malfunctioning...
  • Tale of two legislators plot thickens in state's gas-drilling drama

    Tale of two legislators plot thickens in state's gas-drilling drama
    With apologies to Charles Dickens, it was the best of times (for Texas and Oklahoma gas industry aristocrats), it was the worst of times (for the Pennsylvania rabble suffering from the exploitation and destruction of their environment). In a tale of two...
  • No free ride: German minister wants road-use toll for foreign drivers

    Germany's transport minister on Monday unveiled plans to charge foreign drivers a road-use toll to close what he called a "fairness gap" that lets cars registered in other countries get a free ride on some of the world's best highways and byways. The...