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Earth Day

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Top Earth Day Articles

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  • 4 low bidders for village hall get closer look

    4 low bidders for village hall get closer look
    Frankfort officials are taking a closer look at four firms out of 17 that bid to oversee construction of a new village hall. "We're not ready to recommend anyone right now," Village Administrator Jerry Ducay told trustees Monday. The plan is to...
  • 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...
  • Dr. Seuss goes to Washington

     Dr. Seuss goes to Washington
    Sen. Ted Cruz has egg on his face. Green egg. On Tuesday, during his 21-hour marathon "filibuster" against Obamacare, he read aloud to his daughters back home the Dr. Seuss book "Green Eggs and Ham." But he clearly missed its message. In the Seuss...
  • Earth Friendly Products is on a mission to make cleaning green

    Earth Friendly Products is on a mission to make cleaning green
    At a Garden Grove manufacturing plant, chemists confer over batches of lavender, parsley and other natural ingredients, testing them for strength and quality. Other tests ensure that the products are pure and pour well. Visitors might be excused for...
  • Watch the trailer for Disneynature's 'Bears'

    Watch the trailer for Disneynature's 'Bears'
    Got plans for Earth Day 2014? If not, Disney has an option for you that's sure to tug on your heart strings. Following up on its 2012 nature documentary "Chimpanzee," which also opened on Earth Day and went on to make $29 million, Disneynature will...
  • How Nature Lowered Our Energy Bill

    I would like to claim that I became an architect to save the planet from wasteful, polluting buildings — the built world accounts for some 40 percent of the greenhouse gases we produce — but the truth is my fondest desire was to become a...
  • Surf City gets serious

    Surf City gets serious
    Ed Begley Jr. was one of the estimated 20 million Americans who overran streets, parks and universities during the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. His venue of choice was Pershing Square in Los Angeles. That was also the year when he embarked on a...
  • Expo quenches thirst for water conservation knowledge

    Expo quenches thirst for water conservation knowledge
    Earth Day's younger brother came to Laguna Beach last weekend. The Laguna Beach County Water District opened its doors to the public Saturday and Sunday, hoping to boost attendees' water IQ while exhibitors offered tips on how to plant a raised garden...
  • Salads for Earth Day and every day

    Each April 22 since 1970 in the United States, and since 1990 around the world, people have observed the holiday known as Earth Day. Originally conceived as a "teach-in" about environmental issues, held on college campuses, the early-springtime event...
  • Celebrate the farmer's market this Earth Day

    Celebrate the farmer's market this Earth Day
    This coming Monday, April 22, is Earth Day, which for 43 years in the United States and 23 years globally has dedicated itself to building awareness of environmental issues and the role we all can play in protecting our planet and conserving its...
  • Happy Birthday Quiz: 15 years of Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Happy Birthday Quiz: 15 years of Disney's Animal Kingdom
    Disney's Animal Kingdom marks its 15th year of existence on Monday. Fittingly, it has an Earth Day birthday. Take our quiz that looks back on the theme park's first decade and a half. 1. Even before the park opened, it had a name change. What word was...