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  • Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher

    Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher
    Developers citing new scientific evidence are pressing to end federal protections for the California gnatcatcher, whose status as a threatened species has barred development in many areas of prime Southern California coastal real estate for two decades....
  • Southland falls short of achieving 20% voluntary cut in water use

    Southland falls short of achieving 20% voluntary cut in water use
    Southern Californians have fallen far short of achieving the 20% voluntary cut in water use sought by Gov. Jerry Brown in the face of the deep drought afflicting every corner of the state. A recent statewide survey found that urban water use in...
  • East Allen to buy land near Bicentennial Park

    East Allen Township officials expect to settle on a deal next week to buy 24 acres of farmland adjacent to its Bicentennial Park. The township is spending $252,000 in grant money and local developer fees to purchase the land, which is operated by...
  • Climate change and the green revolution [Letter]

    Climate change and the green revolution [Letter]
    Regarding your recent editorial on the impact of climate change on the economy, I agree that resolving the issue of climate change would not be an economic failure but rather a success ("The economic climate," June 24). Aside from the fact that if...
  • Black bear sighted near Rockford

    Black bear sighted near Rockford
    A Rockford-area couple had an unexpected visitor to their home this morning: a black bear. Sheryl Hutchinson and her husband, Michael Griffith, were enjoying breakfast around 10 a.m. when Hutchinson said she spotted the bear outside the window of her...
  • 7 Things You Might Not Know About Your Clothes Dryer

    There's a lot that your clothes dryer doesn't want you to know. For starters, it sometimes uses as much energy per year as a new energy efficient refrigerator, clothes washer and dishwasher combined, according to a report released Thursday by the...
  • Catfish stocking latest sign of Chicago River's comeback

    About 30,000 channel catfish were released into the Chicago and Little Calumet rivers Tuesday as part of a program that officials say shows how far those urban waterways have come environmentally. "This is exciting because the Chicago River is...
  • S.C. man dies during Bay swim

    S.C. man dies during Bay swim
    A South Carolina man died Sunday after suffering a medical emergency approximately one mile into a swimming event near the Bay Bridge, police said. Robert Matysek, 58, of Charleston, S.C., suffered cardiac arrest at 11:20 a.m. on Sunday, about a quarter...
  • Natural Resources Police say kayaker's wound may have been self-inflicted

    Natural Resources Police say kayaker's wound may have been self-inflicted
    The gunshot wound suffered by a Virginia man while kayaking in Pasadena in April might have been self-inflicted, Maryland Natural Resources Police said Monday. Police said the man shot himself at his home in Virginia last week and is hospitalized....
  • Occidental to spin off California Resources Corp. by end of 2014

    Occidental Petroleum's Golden State assets will be spun off by year's end into a company called California Resources Corp. The oil and gas giant said Thursday that the subsidiary filed documents with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in...
  • Donated artifacts put focus on Orland Park's history

    Donated artifacts put focus on Orland Park's history
    Orland Park received an unusual donation in April: a collection of Native American artifacts, including arrowheads and knives more than 1,000 years old, all found within the village. Lester Marszalek, president of Greater Oak Lawn Diggers and an...