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  • Manhattan Beach school named one of the nation's 'greenest'

     
    At Grand View Elementary School in Manhattan Beach, the quest to go “green” began five years ago....
  • Tree-napping mama bear started day eating birthday cake

     
    Turns out the tree-napping mother bear spotted near Altadena was eating some leftover birthday cake when she was first spotted early Thursday....
  • Firefighters rescue teen's science project drone from palm tree

     
    One of the best student science projects in all of Los Angeles County’s nearly fell victim to a palm tree....
  • Frank C. Garland dies at 60; epidemiologist helped show importance of vitamin D

    Frank C. Garland dies at 60; epidemiologist helped show importance of vitamin D
    Frank C. Garland, the UC San Diego epidemiologist who, with his brother Cedric, was the first to demonstrate that vitamin D deficiencies play a role in cancer and other diseases, died Aug. 17 at UCSD Thornton Hospital. He was 60 and had been suffering for...
  • UCF gets $1 million to promote clean energy

     
    UCF has been awarded $1.05 million by the U.S. Department of Energy to promote clean energy start-up companies through a competition that eventually will encompass the entire Southeast. UCF's MegaWatt Ventures competition is one of five projects the...
  • Huntington's director of research to retire in 2011

     
    Robert C. Ritchie, who has served for close to 19 years as the director of research at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, will retire from his position in June 2011. The Huntington said that Ritchie will remain......
  • Why we vote on Tuesdays

     
    A caller to WGN-AM 720 this morning wanted to know why we vote on Tuesdays, of all days. Ten years ago I had the same question and wrote this column: TUESDAY MIGHT FACE TOUGH RE-ELECTION AS DAY FOR VOTING November......
  • Music review: A 'festival' of new music begins where others fear to tread

     
    Mark Swed reviews new music concerts at Royal/T and Beyond Baroque, including the world premiere of a new string quartet by Peter Garland....
  • Culture Watch: Roger Reynolds' 'Sanctuary'

     
    Mark Swed reviews the DVD of Roger Reynold's "Sanctuary." The hour-and-a-quarter percussion score of intoxicating beauty had its premiere of at the National Gallery....
  • Carjackers shoot man 4 times

    Carjackers shoot man 4 times
    A 26-year-old South Bay man was gravely wounded today when he was shot five times by carjackers may have gone on to rob a group of Irish tourists in Ocean Beach a few hours later, police said. Patrol officers responding to reports of gunfire in the 300...
  • Local economy continues to rise from ashes

    Local economy continues to rise from ashes
    The University of San Diego's Index of Leading Economic Indicators rose for the 15th consecutive month in June, led by a sharp rise in building permits and help wanted advertising, it was announced Wednesday. The index rose 0.2 percent in June,...