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  • Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

    Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup
    LOS ANGELES — An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious virus will sideline their pets. Experts blame the epidemic...
  • Letters: Earth Day; State police barrack; Food labeling

    Letters: Earth Day; State police barrack; Food labeling
    Earth Day My generation had the pill, the Vietnam War, the Kent State shooting, civil rights and Woodstock to deal with, all at once. As youth, we had energy and passion. Now, 45 years later, some of these issues have become faded memories. But...
  • Limit College Applications And Save On Stress

    Limit College Applications And Save On Stress
    As the father of a high school senior who suffered this spring through the angst of waiting for college acceptance notices at a time when some top schools reject more than 90 percent of applicants, I have a simple suggestion to reduce some of the...
  • UC Berkeley studies international education campus in Richmond

    UC Berkeley studies international education campus in Richmond
    On the waterfront seven miles from UC Berkeley, the university owns what is now an isolated and somewhat ramshackle collection of storage facilities and labs. But Berkeley's chancellor envisions it as a future showcase for international education. The...
  • Deter deer damage with determination and best practice plants

     Deter deer damage with determination and best practice plants
    Oh, dear, the deer are doing it again – eating everything in sight in your lovely yard. Late winter can be your worst deer-related nightmare because it's when their natural food supply of acorns, grasses and tender foliage is pretty much gone....
  • University student gives birth to a line of high-tech maternity fashions

    University student gives birth to a line of high-tech maternity fashions
    For moms-to-be, it's the age-old quandary: What should you expect when you're expecting? In the age of wearable technology, there could be more innovative, interactive ways for women to find out. Blake Uretsky, 22, created a concept for a maternity...
  • Corrections and clarifications for Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

    •A story in Wednesday's Business section misidentified Gail Lissner. She is vice president of Appraisal Research Counselors. •A Page 1 story on Feb. 5 about Chicago's tourism efforts misspelled the middle name of Chekitan Singh Dev,...
  • How life could develop in the methane lakes of Saturn's moon Titan

    How life could develop in the methane lakes of Saturn's moon Titan
    Scientists may be one step closer to understanding whether life could have formed in the methane lakes of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. This life, if it exists, would look very different from life on Earth. There is no oxygen on Titan, and the surface...
  • Dairy farmers, in dire need of workers, feel helpless as immigration reform sours

    Dairy farmers, in dire need of workers, feel helpless as immigration reform sours
    When Mike McMahon's Latino employees need to go to the bank, the pharmacy or the grocery store, he makes sure someone drives them to town, waits while they run errands, and then brings them safely back to his dairy farm. Even then, there is no guarantee...
  • USC names neuroscientist Michael Quick as provost

    USC names neuroscientist Michael Quick as provost
    USC stayed in-house for the selection of a new provost, choosing executive vice provost and neuroscientist Michael Quick as second-in-command of the university. USC President C.L. Max Nikias on Sunday announced the selection of Quick after what was...
  • Tony winner, Neil Simon director Gene Saks dies at 93

    Tony winner, Neil Simon director Gene Saks dies at 93
    Gene Saks, a prolific actor-director who teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on hit Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as "The Odd Couple" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs," has died. He was 93. Saks, who won three Tony...