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  • World of SEALs revealed in photo exhibit

    World of SEALs revealed in photo exhibit
    Many years ago, when she was relatively new to the world of photography — to the world, actually, since she was only 7 years old — Stephanie Freid-Perenchio went on a family vacation to Yosemite National Park and, oh, let's let her tell the...
  • Review: 'In Paradise' by Peter Matthiessen

    Review: 'In Paradise' by Peter Matthiessen
    In the quest for identity, we often reach backward in time, toward our ancestral roots, in the hope that they will help us gain a footing in the present. We romanticize rootedness and are nostalgic for a past we may know nothing about because we believe...
  • Judges overturn rulings on Sacramento River contracts

    Judges overturn rulings on Sacramento River contracts
    A decision by a federal appeals court Wednesday could allow for changes in water deliveries to irrigation districts that hold senior rights to Sacramento River supplies. The unanimous opinion by an 11-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Climate change demands action [Editorial]

    Climate change demands action  [Editorial]
    The latest findings from the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change are not as bad as some may have expected. Not that climate change isn't worsening — it is. The window to do something about it is still closing, and the potential impact on...
  • U.S. further delays final decision on Keystone XL pipeline

    U.S. further delays final decision on Keystone XL pipeline
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration further delayed its decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project on Friday, with no conclusion now likely until after the U.S. mid-term elections in November. President Barack Obama has said...
  • California panel postpones decision on protecting gray wolves

    The California Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday postponed a controversial decision on whether to afford gray wolves protection under the state's Endangered Species Act, giving itself another 90 days to consider the matter. After listening to a...
  • Lionfish import ban approved

    A ban on imports of lionfish into Florida received preliminary approval Wednesday, although the action comes years too late to stop the invasion of the state's waters by these venomous predators from the Indian and Pacific oceans. The Florida Fish and...
  • State Taps 97 Teachers To Help Promote Common Core

    HARTFORD — State education officials have asked 97 teachers from 86 schools to help develop high-quality lessons and resources for controversial new academic goals known as the Common Core State Standards. "It's so essential that as we undertake...
  • Greasy fish and bad jokes — it's Shad Planking time again

    Greasy fish and bad jokes — it's Shad Planking time again
    WAKEFIELD — Whatever they tell you, George Allen said, people don't come for the fish. They must come for something, though, because folks have been showing up beneath this copse of trees for decades, snacking on shad and bantering about politics....
  • Local Voices, Apr. 17

    Influence of the wealthy In regard to your April 3 editorial supporting the Supreme Court decision to eliminate limits to total campaign contributions, I think your viewpoint is quite skewed. Where you say "Government policy is too important for those...
  • All Hands On Deck For Climate Change

    Thanks for publishing "Invading Mosquito" by Durland Fish, Eric Ellman and Mark Pagani, members of the Yale Climate and Energy Institute, which warned about local changes in infectious disease due to climate change [April 13, Opinion]. Climate change is...