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  • Pompano attorney: Hotel on public land would be "public use''

    Pompano attorney: Hotel on public land would be "public use''
    Broward County commissioners will help determine the fate of a prime piece of beachfront land. The property is the Pompano Beach pier parking lot. The city and its Community Redevelopment Agency propose a commercial complex, including a hotel, on the...
  • A Nature Preserve Where Passenger Pigeons Once Roosted

    A trail winds up the side of a glacial esker to a high point known as Pigeon Hill – a place where the ghosts of a long-extinct species still seem to haunt the forest. High on this rise in the woods of Bristol's Harry C. Barnes Nature Preserve,...
  • The year of the dud

    Lots of things that should have happened in 2013 did not. We were supposed to have long ago reached "peak oil" and an age of always-higher gas prices. Wind and solar power -- and a reduced lifestyle -- were our dismal future. But someone or something...
  • After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny

    After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny
    Five years after the Obama administration's renewable energy initiative touched off a building boom of large-scale solar power plants across the desert Southwest, the pace of development has slowed to a crawl, with a number of companies going out of...
  • O'Malley shifts funds from land preservation

    O'Malley shifts funds from land preservation
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed state budget is balanced in part with funds shifted from programs meant to buy parkland and protect farmland from development, according to highlights of the plan released by the governor's office. Conservationists say...
  • Fire near Los Angeles: 30% contained as forward march stopped

    Fire near Los Angeles: 30% contained as forward march stopped
    Firefighters battling the Colby fire burning near Glendora, northeast of Los Angeles, made headway Thursday afternoon, stopping the march of the fire toward hillside homes. Fire officials announced at their 4:30 p.m. briefing that the fire is 30%...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Dinosaur 13'

    Those looking for a classic instance of the little guy being screwed by big government need look no further than "Dinosaur 13." Todd Douglas Miller's engrossing documentary moves from the triumphant discovery of what remains the world's largest, most...
  • Venice looks to take more control over its development

    Venice looks to take more control over its development
    It takes tenacity to build condos, restaurants or offices in Venice — and not just because congestion-weary residents in the beachside community tend to chime in with objections to projects large and small. The real challenge is that developers,...
  • Men accused of sparking Colby fire ordered to remain in custody

    Men accused of sparking Colby fire ordered to remain in custody
    Three men charged with sparking the Colby fire that scorched nearly 2,000 acres near Glendora made their first appearance in federal court Wednesday. Two of the defendants — Steven Robert Aguirre, 21, described as a transient, and Clifford...
  • Park could be site of housing for homeless

    Civic Center Park in Costa Mesa was once destined to be the site of a gleaming, 50,000-square-foot central library. But with those ambitious plans scrapped — much to library boosters' dismay — the 2.52-acre grassy plot is poised to fulfill a...
  • Woeful race tale in People's beauty, Nevada's 'beast'

    Woeful race tale in People's beauty, Nevada's 'beast'
    Let's title this, "Beauty and the Beast 2.0." First, the beautiful part … Since 1990, People magazine has named a Tinseltown A-lister its "Most Beautiful Person." For the honor's silver anniversary, the pop-culture bible anointed Lupita Nyong'o...