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  • Scientists fear an L.A. County gated community's environmental impact

    Scientists fear an L.A. County gated community's environmental impact
    A Texas developer and a group of California scientists are feuding over the amount of environmental damage a gated community would bring to one of the last remaining parcels of prime wildlife habitat in the southern Santa Susana Mountains. "This isn't...
  • Lakefront ribbon bows to nature

    Lakefront ribbon bows to nature
    Maybe you've seen the signs reading "Burnham Centennial Prairie/Native Prairie Planting in Process" along South Lake Shore Drive or the lakefront path. Maybe you've wondered about the grassy plants growing on the east side of the drive, or the trees...
  • Local Voices West, Dec. 05

    Letters to the editor from Naperville, La Grange, Downers Grove, Lisle, Batavia, River Forest and St. Charles. Killing cougars Thanks to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the state of Illinois is now minus one cougar. The cougar, a...
  • Incumbents win reelection on CV Water District board

    The three incumbents on the Crescenta Valley Water District board will serve another four years, according to election results from the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk. With three open seats on the board in Tuesday's election, James...
  • Hawaii's shark worries worsen after kayaker dies in Maui attack

    Hawaii's shark worries worsen after kayaker dies in Maui attack
    Hawaii officials have shut down an area of water just off the southern coast of Maui after a kayaker was killed in an apparent shark attack there Monday. It was the second such death in Maui this year, continuing a worrisome trend for Hawaii after a...
  • Black bear season fails to reach quota

    Black bear season fails to reach quota
    Maryland's annual black bear hunt went into overtime Saturday, and some might look at the outcome as a moral victory for the hairy, soon-to-be hibernating creatures. For the first time since the hunt was revived in 2004 after a 51-year hiatus, hunters...
  • The new American capitalism: Rise of the distorporation

    The new American capitalism: Rise of the distorporation
    AT THE beginning of the 1980s capital was flooding into the American oil and gas industry. Apache Corporation, an erstwhile conglomerate spanning steel, dude-ranching and car sales, sought to tap into the flow in a novel way. It wrapped a bunch of private...
  • State, Charles County at odds over growth plan

    State, Charles County at odds over growth plan
    State officials are pressing Charles County to back off a disputed development plan they contend would degrade a vital Chesapeake Bay tributary and open up swaths of farmland to sprawling housing projects. The heads of 13 state agencies — who...
  • Congressman calls for federal inquiry into McCook blasts

    Congressman calls for federal inquiry into McCook blasts
    A blast at a quarry in suburban McCook was well within safety limits, according to state officials who said Wednesday they cannot explain a subsequent tremor seconds later that rattled windows and frazzled nerves throughout the Chicago area. The...
  • Florida shells to help revive MD's oysters

    Florida shells to help revive MD's oysters
    Some long-gone oysters from prehistoric times are going to play a role in restoring the Chesapeake Bay's current crop of bivalves. Maryland has purchased 112,500 tons of fossilized oyster shells for $6.3 million from a quarry in the panhandle of Florida,...
  • Glenview's river cleanup project honored

    Not long ago, a section of the West Fork of the North Branch of the Chicago River called "Reach 1" was little more than a watery ditch. Today, it's a meandering and picturesque river — home to mink, mussels, great blue herons — that runs...