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  • Big Sugar should pay cleanup costs

    Leaders of Florida's sugar companies, responding to Andy Reid's recent story about taxpayers shouldering the costs of cleaning up the Everglades, objected to my description of the "ugly" legislative process that led to Gov. Rick Scott's signing of HB 7065...
  • Broken water main closes Burbank fire training center

    Broken water main closes Burbank fire training center
    Spillage from a broken water main may have closed down the Burbank Fire Department's training facility but it turned streets into a mini-water park for neighbors and children. Footage from KTLA showed children frolicking on Ontario Street on Tuesday...
  • Water war bubbling up between California and Arizona

    Water war bubbling up between California and Arizona
    Once upon a time, California and Arizona went to war over water. The year was 1934, and Arizona was convinced that the construction of Parker Dam on the lower Colorado River was merely a plot to enable California to steal its water rights. Its governor,...
  • As California drought gets worse, water use dips modestly

    As California drought gets worse, water use dips modestly
    Amid signs that California's drought conditions are worsening, the state reported that water consumption in the state has declined modestly. The State Water Resources Control Board reported that water use was down 5% through May. The report was based on...
  • 'Chinatown' in real life: In L.A., you have to follow the water

     'Chinatown' in real life: In L.A., you have to follow the water
    It's been 40 years since the June 20, 1974, opening of "Chinatown," the fictionalized drama about power, corruption and what is arguably L.A.'s most crucial resource: water. The iconic film was Hollywood's make-believe version of an undying reality: In L....
  • Bidwell Leads Foss Insurance To Shutout Win

    Dave Bidwell, a Greater Hartford Twilight League veteran since 1974, allowed six hits, one walk and struck out three over seven innings to lead Foss Insurance to a 2-0 win over Ferguson Waterworks at West Road Memorial Field in Marlborough. Mark Ditommaso...
  • Colorado River researchers find signs of ancient, devastating floods

    Colorado River researchers find signs of ancient, devastating floods
    Scientists say it would have been a catastrophe of unprecedented proportions. If the Glen Canyon Dam had failed, it would have changed the lives of millions of people and reshaped the history of the American West. Only a lucky break in the weather...
  • Water main break in Burbank causes sinkhole, closes roads

    Water main break in Burbank causes sinkhole, closes roads
    Water rushing from a broken main under a parking lot at a Burbank Fire Department training center late Tuesday afternoon caused a partial collapse of the asphalt, authorities said.  The broken water main is at 1845 N. Ontario Street. The Fire Department...
  • Mailbag: Costa Mesa should add to reserve funds

    After reading Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer's commentary, "City is gaining on its most serious issues" (May 28), I had to comment on some omissions. Righeimer likes to take credit for the improved city budget, but he fails to mention that an improved...
  • Bethlehem pays $108,000 bill for 3-year-old water line break

    A 3-year-old water line break, which caused five schools to close and Just Born to halt production of marshmallow Peeps for three days, will cost Bethlehem $108,440. Payment of the bill, which was approved by City Council 7-0 on Tuesday, was delayed...
  • Chesapeake Bay is world's top breeding ground for osprey

    Chesapeake Bay is world's top breeding ground for osprey
    Ospreys are a fixture on the Chesapeake Bay — and experts say nowhere in the world is there a bigger population of breeding pairs than right here in the tidal region. From an all-time low of about 1,400 pairs in the mid-1970s after the banned...