| Dec 20, 2013
Re “Tunnel plan's shaky frame,” Column, Dec. 16
George Skelton concludes that there is no real earthquake threat in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta after speaking with Bob Pyke, an engineer and fierce Bay Delta Conservation Plan...
| Mar 26, 2014
Re “Drying up the delta,” March 23 Bettina Boxall's front-page article — accompanied by striking photos of flooded fields being fed by scarce water from sources that also supply our vanishing Northern California delta — is all...
| Mar 3, 2014
California's drought has everyone talking about ways to save water. Gov. Jerry Brown has implored residents to reduce their consumption by 20%. One writer suggested Angelenos share showers. A nonprofit is encouraging people not to waste even ice cubes...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Faced with a staggering $40 million pricetag on replacing its aging lakefront water treatment plant, Glencoe is considering partnering with the Northwest Water Commission to dramatically reduce the cost, officials said.
"They have been looking for a...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Frankfort has secured another building block for bolstering its downtown.
Trustees voted 5-0 on Monday to approve the $275,000 acquisition of the Fra-Milco Cabinet Company property at 2 Smith St.
Brothers Fred and Tom Mrozek, in business more than...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:36 PM
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — This resort sometimes gets brushed aside because of all the attention showered on its big sibling just down the road, Vail.
But labeling Beaver Creek as an intimate little resort isn't entirely accurate. In addition to the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The new Streamsong Resort is banking on nature and its amenities to draw in visitors to what it bills as "a feast for the senses, a haven for the soul."
"We think that Streamsong will redefine the Florida resort experience," said general manager...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:26 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday he plans to push lawmakers to budget $55 million for restoration of the Sunshine State's pollution-choked natural springs.
The announcement comes as lawmakers gear up to battle over potentially massive springs...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:33 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- House Speaker Will Weatherford said Thursday there won't be any big water policies adopted this year, punting the potentially tough political confrontation with polluters until two Central Florida lawmakers are running the Legislature next...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
At first they called Fred Lujan a gentleman farmer.
The retired barber washed his tractor every night and parked it in the garage, a source of gentle amusement to the veteran growers around him. He called his pistachio trees his babies, his girls, and...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:51 AM
La temporada de los mosquitos podría atrasarse este año, al parecer debido a la llegada tardía de las lluvias de primavera que normalmente traen al sur de Florida plagas de ruidosos insectos deseosos de morder a sus víctimas.
La ausencia de lluvias...