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  • Scott Stallings finished up, then cleaned up, at Torrey Pines

     Scott Stallings finished up, then cleaned up, at Torrey Pines
    Pro golfer Scott Stallings had a Forrest Gump kind of day last Jan. 26. His life was like a box of chocolates and he had no idea what he was about to get. Stallings was a 28-year-old pro, with two victories on the PGA Tour. That gave him a...
  • Food-scrap recycling is gaining ground

     Food-scrap recycling is gaining ground
    Karen Rozmus stood in front of a room full of municipal and county officials and experts on solid waste disposal and talked about my cantaloupe rinds. Not my cantaloupe rinds specifically. But the food scraps of the 725 households in Oak Park...
  • The ethics of firms paying to be honored for ethics

    The ethics of firms paying to be honored for ethics
    Peter Humber was watching TV at his home in Montecito Heights recently when an ad for Blue Shield of California came on. "We've been named one of the world's most ethical companies," the ad said. "Hey, remember when things like ethics mattered?"...
  • Apopka dump proposal wakes sleeping giant

    Apopka dump proposal wakes sleeping giant
    When Randall Horn moved to the new Magnolia Park Estates subdivision three years ago from Boston, he considered his new home to be suburban Orlando, with an easy jaunt on the 429 to get downtown. Horn knew he resided in Apopka and paid taxes there, but...
  • Pictures in the News | January 27, 2015

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where travel bans were lifted in New York City and New Jersey and parts of Connecticut after a storm predicted to be a crippling, city-crushing monster veered east and unleashed its wrath on New...
  • The Dry Garden: L.A. trails San Francisco in the quest to divert food scraps from landfills

     
    Jorge Santiesteban estimates that food scraps constitute roughly 15% to 25% of what goes into black garbage bins in Los Angeles. The city's solid resources manager has been struck by the seasonal changes in how much food we throw away since 1997, when, in...
  • Kettleman City birth defects: Schwarzenegger steps in

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger directed state public health and environmental officials Friday to visit Kettleman City to conduct “a thorough investigation” into the causes of an abnormal percentage of birth defects in the small San Joaquin Valley farming...
  • Super Bowl ads fail to bring the funny; but at least we know about Denny's free Grand Slam breakfast Tuesday

     
    Because I apparently had nothing better to do while watching the Super Bowl on Sunday afternoon, I busied myself by eating Fritos and guacamole -- the calorie count tempered with the occasional cherry -- and took notes on all of......
  • Infant deaths, cleft palates raise concern about toxic landfill in San Joaquin Valley

     
    A mystery has settled on Kettleman City, a small San Joaquin Valley migrant farming community off Interstate 5 that's halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Approximately 20 babies were born in the town during a 14-month period beginning in......
  • Feinstein calls for moratorium on toxic landfill expansion

     
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday called for a moratorium on expanding a toxic-waste landfill in the impoverished Central Valley enclave of Kettleman City, where residents have reported a handful of rare birth deformities over a recent 14-month period. The...
  • A Day Without a Bag seeks to reduce 6 billion plastic bags used in L.A. each year

     
    What’s colored and plastic and found all over L.A.? Plastic bags. More than 6 billion of them are used by county residents each year, according to the 2007 report "An Overview of Carryout Bags in Los Angeles County." This Thursday,......