| Sep 17, 2009
Generations entering college have never known a life that didn't include recycling and to keep up with their environmental mindset schools are greening up not only the curriculum but their campuses as well.
Mark Olson, dean of enrollment at North Park...
| May 17, 2010
Now is the time of year when many of us finally get around to tackling our biggest cleaning and organizing projects around the house. That might include cleaning out cramped closets, boxing up clothes and getting to that cluttered garage. Instead of...
| Jun 2, 2010
| 9:57 AM
Police and hazardous materials crews converged met in the New York suburbs Wednesday to fix a massive oil leak emptying into the Bronx river.
A spokeswoman from the Westchester County Health Department reportedly estimated that "hundreds of gallons" of...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 6:10 PM
The following is from the Laguna Beach City Council meeting of June 15.
Volleyball team honored
The Laguna Beach High School boys' volleyball team and coach were presented with a proclamation in honor of their triple championship season, with a 25-8...
| Jul 15, 2010
The American Cancer Society and three federal agencies named 19 chemicals and shift work on Thursday as potential causes of cancer that deserve more investigation.
The group published a report with the backing of international experts who said the 20...
| Jul 15, 2010
| 12:51 PM
The American Cancer Society, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health or NIOSH, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Cancer Institute named 19 chemicals and shift work on Thursday as potential causes of...
| Jul 16, 2010
When an elderly Chicago couple were found buried alive in their debris-filled home recently, their plight became a public example of a poignant situation that faces millions of people: the inability to sort through and discard possessions, some of them...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 6:58 PM
A Burbank manufacturer of inflatable bounce houses is being sued by the state for allowing too much lead in its products.
Last month the California Attorney General's Office went after 11 manufacturers of the popular inflatable structures, saying the...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 7:06 PM
Bed bugs have been invading metro areas across the country and this region isn't immune.
On the Peninsula, hotel chains, private residences and at least one apartment building have had recent reports of the pests which are about the size of an apple...
| Jul 29, 2010
Burbank and Glendale officials on Wednesday participated in a countywide demonstration of how regional agencies would communicate after the detonation of an improvised nuclear device.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security worked with the local...
| Feb 1, 2010
An industrial chemical developed to help separate heavy metals from polluted soil and mining drainage is being sold as a dietary supplement by a luminary in the world of alternative autism treatments.
The supplement, called OSR#1, is described on the...