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  • 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......
  • Jacobs wants Apopka landfill diplomacy, Brummer fears ‘extortion’

     
    Orange County leaders once again delayed a vote to tighten up its own landfill rules as a separate dispute raged over its own garbage tipping fees and Apopka's consideration of a proposal to allow an expanded garbage dump inside its city. Mayor Teresa...
  • 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...
  • Macungie selected for recyling contest

     
    Macungie Council approved a new recycling program that would give the borough an opportunity to represent the commonwealth and win a $100,000 grant to be used for green initiatives. One municipality from each state was chosen to participate in this...
  • 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...
  • Lisa Ling house: Modern lines, family circles

     
    Lisa Ling house: With guidance from Marco DiMaccio of Punchouse Ecodesign Group, Lisa Ling and Paul Song have built a Santa Monica house that not only expresses their love of modern architecture but also serves as a concrete, wood and glass prism of their...
  • California poised to ban plastic bags [Updated]

     
    Legislation that would ban many California stores from giving away single-use plastic bags has taken a step closer to becoming law. AB 1998 was passed by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Friday and will be voted upon next Friday by......
  • City of L.A., Kern County battle over human waste disposal

     
    The U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to review Los Angeles’ claim that a ban on dumping sewage sludge in Kern County violates federal laws has plunged the city into distress over how to dispose of its processed human waste. The city's......