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  • Dave Spigelmyer: Pennsylvania, U.S. benefit from gas drilling industry

    Columnist Paul Carpenter's most recent attack ("A tale of two legislators: the gas-drilling drama") on the thousands of hardworking men and women that make up Pennsylvania's shale industry was offensive and deeply ill-informed. Mr. Carpenter's...
  • Handbag designer Kendall Conrad expands into footwear, brass jewelry

    Handbag designer Kendall Conrad expands into footwear, brass jewelry
    Accessories designer Kendall Conrad's face brightens on a recent morning in her sun-filled Abbot Kinney boutique as she flips through pages of playful owl sketches, images of black-and-white ceramic vessels with Minotaur faces and the color blue,...
  • 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...
  • James Garner dies at 86; TV antihero of 'Maverick,' 'Rockford Files'

    If Sam Spade was a tough guy, Jim Rockford was … well, he could throw a punch, but he didn't like to because it hurt his hand. Rockford's idea of a good time was eating Oreos and fishing with his dad, not spending a lost weekend with some smoky...
  • Consumer prices rose 0.3% in June on big jump in gas costs

    Consumer prices rose 0.3% in June on big jump in gas costs
    A big jump in how much Americans pay at the gas pump pushed consumer prices up 0.3% in June, but the overall inflation trend remained steady, the Labor Department said Tuesday. The rise in the Consumer Price Index was less than the seasonally adjusted...
  • 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 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...
  • Study links Oklahoma earthquake swarm with fracking operations

    Oklahoma has seen a boom in two things in recent years: oil and gas production and earthquakes. To many residents, the timing says it all. Before the oil and gas industry started drilling so many underground injection wells, they say, it was rare to...