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Earth Day

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  • Pinatas make for serious fun at Lincoln Park Zoo

    Pinatas make for serious fun at Lincoln Park Zoo
    Sahar the lion knew instantly there was an intruder in his yard. There, on the rock from which he could survey Lincoln Park Zoo, stood a cardboard replica of a male lion complete with a lush paper mane and drawn-on smile. Sahar bounded over, stared at the...
  • Discovery Cove: Contest winner will get front-yard makeover from horticulture team

    Discovery Cove: Contest winner will get front-yard makeover from horticulture team
    The Discovery Cove horticulture team will do a front-yard makeover for a Central Florida contest winner. The "Landscape Your Yard" contest requires participants, living within a 50-mile radius of Discovery Cove, to submit a photo of their front lawn...
  • Makeup, hair, capri pants: Does age matter?

     Makeup, hair, capri pants: Does age matter?
    Everyone knows (don't they?) that 60 is the new 40. Or is it 30? Anyhow, three questions that touch on the issue of age … Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I would like to get a makeup update but hesitate for two reasons. First, I know that any cosmetic...
  • Getting a greener generation to buy into the aquarium

    Getting a greener generation to buy into the aquarium
    Here are some words that appeared in this column in November 1990: "The National Aquarium and its promoters are out to lunch. They don't have a clue. Their facility is better called the National Anachronism. The new Marine Mammal Pavilion, featuring...
  • Report: Many Find 'Global Warming' More Threatening Than 'Climate Change'

    Report: Many Find 'Global Warming' More Threatening Than 'Climate Change'
    A Yale report says American feel more personally threatened by "global warming" than by "climate change." And no wonder. "Global warming" makes Americans think of melting glaciers, coastal flooding, a hole in the ozone layer and worldwide catastrophe,...
  • 'Glee' season finale recap, 'The Untitled Rachel Berry Project'

    'Glee' season finale recap, 'The Untitled Rachel Berry Project'
    Hmmmmm ... you call that a season finale? Ryan Murphy alluded to something big happening in this episode that would forever alter the lives of this group of friends and would be the central focus of Season 6. Naturally, I’m hoping for some...
  • Long Beach beats out L.A. to host Formula E electric car race

    Long Beach beats out L.A. to host Formula E electric car race
    Those who have begrudgingly adjusted to the rev of Long Beach’s Grand Prix, long dubbed the “roar on the shore,” could soon welcome a new, quieter race to Shoreline Drive. Officials announced Thursday that Long Beach will be one of...
  • Taking the Kids -- and meeting some amazing creatures at the San Diego Zoo

    Taking the Kids -- and meeting some amazing creatures at the San Diego Zoo
    Ready to meet one of the world's youngest celebrities? No, we're not talking about Prince George, though this cute nearly 2-year-old and the heir to the British throne do have some things in common. Like the prince, Xiao Liwu (sshyaoww lee woo),...
  • Earth Day festivities show all kinds of preservation and re-use

     Earth Day festivities show all kinds of preservation and re-use
    Homer Glen's 7th annual Earth Day-Arbor Day is scheduled to feature about 80 exhibits and activities, including beekeeping, blacksmithing, gardening advice, crafts, antique and electric car displays, bird and reptile exhibits and "mining" for natural...
  • Big time busy Saturday on tap around Harford County

    One of the busiest Saturdays of the spring is coming up in Harford County on April 26, featuring four events many people have taken to marking their calendars for each year. Walk A Mile in Her Shoes in Bel Air, Clear Your Clutter Day at Harford...
  • Mailbag: Charter meeting hampered by audience reaction

    I attended the recent special meeting to review the Costa Mesa city charter prepared by the committee appointed to work on the project. The document was examined and questioned by various folks. I was astounded by the behavior of many of those in the...