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  • Is this a lawn-watering day? In Seal Beach, you'll have to know

    Is this a lawn-watering day? In Seal Beach, you'll have to know
    In response to the statewide drought, Seal Beach City Council members Monday voted unanimously to implement increased restrictions on outdoor water use in the city. Residents will be restricted to watering their lawns three days a week. Homes with even-...
  • In face of drought, critics say 'Slide the City' doesn't hold water

    In face of drought, critics say 'Slide the City' doesn't hold water
    More than 6,000 people have signed an online petition to stop "Slide the City" from setting up on Olive Avenue on Sept. 27, saying it is "extremely irresponsible" for any city in California to allow an event featuring a giant water slide to take place...
  • On Santa Cruz Island, rising seas present archaeological emergency

    On Santa Cruz Island, rising seas present archaeological emergency
    Archaeologist Torben Rick watched with frustration as pounding surf clawed at one of North America's oldest homesteads, a massive heap of village foundations, cutting tools, beads and kitchen discards left behind over the last 13,000 years. Here,...
  • Worries make life worth living

    My neighbor Babble was getting on my nerves. He was entirely too cheerful. There he was, a sparkle in his eyes and a spring in his step, traipsing about and whistling, "When the red, red robin comes bob, bob, bobbin' along." For shame, Babble, I...
  • Kelly disappointed but supportive of investigation

    The Sports Xchange Kelly disappointed but supportive of investigation Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly spoke for the first time Saturday about the school's academic investigation of four players, saying he was disappointed. It was reported Friday that wide...
  • Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs

    Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs
    When Lisa Harris Jones launched her law firm 14 years ago, she used the only money she saw as an option — her own. Harris Jones said she founded Harris Jones & Malone with $7,000 on the belief that "if I can't buy it flat out, then I don't need it....
  • What's the buzz? Lehigh Valley Beekeepers create awareness on Saturday

    Honey practically runs through the veins of New Tripoli native Joe Zeller. At 95 years old, he has been beekeeping since 1953. He has spent the majority of his life involved with agriculture. "I was raised on a farm," says Zeller, a state...
  • Chicago firefighters fight hiring preference for CPS grads

    Chicago firefighters fight hiring preference for CPS grads
    A group of Chicago firefighters has hired a lawyer in anticipation of a possible legal challenge to a city hiring policy that will give graduates of Chicago public high schools an advantage in an upcoming Fire Department exam. The firefighters say the...
  • The time to debate climate change is over

    The Morning Call recently published two letters to the editor that misinform the public and try to generally discredit broadly accepted climate science and specifically discredit climate scientist Michael Mann. Robert Bruce Matthews replayed a tired myth...
  • At least 53 killed in Nepal floods and mudslides

    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Flash floods and mudslides following heavy rains have killed at least 53 people in Nepal over the past three days and cut off remote communities in the mountains, the government said on Saturday. The landslides and flooding were...
  • As governor's association chair, Christie building national presence

    TRENTON, N.J. — As Gov. Chris Christie travels the country to support Republicans running for governor, he also is charting a course that could bear on his ability to seek the party's nomination for president in 2016. Christie has traveled to 21...