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  • 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...
  • 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,......
  • Nuclear waste: the Swedish example

     
    If the United States is at a loss over what to do about nuclear waste, it may be time to check out the Swedish model. A symposium Friday at the annual meeting of the American Assn. for the Advancement of......
  • Food to waste, 'missing' Butterfingers, dream jobs and more

     
    -- Has someone laid a finger on your Butterfinger candy bar? Well, don't worry. It's insured. Butterfinger.com says it has taken out a $1 million policy with Lloyd's of London to cover your "missing" candy bar. According to the fine......
  • From cell to studio, another successful transition

     
    Chicagoland Radio and Media is reporting: On Monday, April 26th, Betty Loren-Maltese will be the guest-host for Cliff Kelley on WVON-AM's "The Cliff Kelley Show" from 3:00pm-7:00pm. Loren-Maltese is the former Cicero Town President who was convicted...
  • CBS makes right call on post-Super Bowl play

     
    CBS's decision to use the post-Super Bowl time slot to premiere its new reality show "Undercover Boss" instead of playing it safe by making a special episode of an established hit such as "The Big Bang Theory" or "How I......