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  • Proposition 23: Would it worsen gas-price shocks?

     
    California’s 2006 global-warming law would save the state’s consumers as much as $670 per household in 2020, in the event of a global surge in the price of crude oil, according to a report released Monday by economists for alternative-energy......
  • Baseball: Damien pitcher commits to UC Riverside

     
    Left-hander Antonio Gonzales from La Verne Damien has committed to UC Riverside. He'll be a three-year varsity player and returning all-leaguer. -- Eric Sondheimer...
  • Gulf Oil Spill: Bacteria mainly ate the gas, not the oil

     
    Bacteria that attacked the plumes of oil and gas from the Deepwater Horizon gusher in the Gulf of Mexico mainly digested natural gas spewing from the wellhead — propane, ethane and butane — rather than oil, according to a study......
  • Southern California animal lovers' calendar: Weekend of Sept. 18-19 and beyond

     
    If you want to adopt a pet, help worthy animal-related charities raise funds and awareness or watch athletic dogs go surfing (and really, who doesn't want to watch surfing dogs?), this weekend and the coming weeks are full of events......
  • Prop. 8 supporters argue that appeals court exceeded jurisdiction

     
    If last month’s ruling overturning Proposition 8 survives, same-sex marriage should be available only to the two homosexual couples who challenged the ballot measure and should remain barred for the rest of the state’s gay and lesbian population,...
  • UC seeks to intervene in court battle over stem cell research

     
    The University of California has entered the legal battle surrounding the use of human embryonic stem cells in research, filing a motion formally seeking to intervene in the case, officials announced Monday. UC is trying to become the nation’s first.......
  • How Will We Handle 2 Billion Cars?

     
    It took roughly 100 years for a billion cars to populate the world, but in just the next 10 years, that number is expected to double. ???Two Billion Cars,??? written by professor Daniel Sperling along with with policy analyst Deborah......
  • What 'Boardwalk Empire' really does right: American pop's salad days

     
    I love the golden age of appointment television. I was a lifelong surfer, jumping between cooking shows and "Law and Order" reruns in a vain attempt to avoid being told what probiotic to buy, until our DVR made it possible......
  • BrightSource's Ivanpah solar project approved by California Energy Commission

     
    BrightSource Energy's controversial Ivanpah solar project is rounding the bend toward the finish line, getting clearance Wednesday from the California Energy Commission to start construction. If the company also gets approval in the coming weeks from...
  • Southern California animal lovers' calendar: Weekend of Sept. 25-26 and beyond

     
    Animal lovers, have we got good news for you. This weekend and the weeks ahead are full of fun opportunities to help charities focused on everything from pet adoption to farm-animal welfare, events where you can meet your next furry......
  • California cougars: a conflict between man and beast

     
    More than half of California is considered mountain lion territory, with some 5,000 of the big cats, also known as cougars, roaming free. Fast and powerful, they can leap 18 feet into a tree and take down a bull elk......