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  • State Report: Air Quality Up, But Other Problems Remain

    State Report: Air Quality Up, But Other Problems Remain
    HARTFORD — Connecticut's air quality last year was the best in decades, according to the state's official environmental watchdog group, but we're not doing so well on preserving open space or protecting bats and turtles. The Council on...
  • St. Charles residents split over tax hike to build recreation center

    With three weeks until the April 7 election, St. Charles voters are split over whether to allow the park district to borrow $28 million for projects and pay higher taxes for up to 20 years as a result. Projects include an 81,800-square-foot recreation...
  • Los Angeles protests in support of Selma marchers

     
    Following the March 7, 1965, beating of civil rights marchers in Selma by Alabama state troopers, protests broke out all over the United States. In Los Angeles protestors gathered at the Federal Building demanding Federal intervention to protect the...
  • Sierra Club report warns Hampton Roads to prepare for sea-level rise

    Sierra Club report warns Hampton Roads to prepare for sea-level rise
    Sea level rise isn't just happening — it's accelerating. And Hampton Roads communities need to adjust to possible scenarios of a 1.5-foot rise by 2040 and more than 7 feet in the century. That's the gist of a new report released Tuesday by the...
  • Desert renewable energy plan is altered to win counties' support

    Desert renewable energy plan is altered to win counties' support
    The California desert may be a green energy developer's dream, but county officials have serious concerns about a plan to manage renewable energy projects on 22 million acres of the state's sunniest public and private lands. In an effort to maintain...
  • Faith In The Future: Former Camp Gives Fast-Growing Church A Home To Call Its Own

    Faith In The Future: Former Camp Gives Fast-Growing Church A Home To Call Its Own
    BOZRAH — The furniture store turned worship space suits Revelation Church now, but it isn't the church's future. This summer, the church — and its congregation of 500 — will move three miles down the road to sprawling grounds of Camp...
  • Coastal panel set to decide on bluff-top 5-mansion Malibu complex

     Coastal panel set to decide on bluff-top 5-mansion Malibu complex
    Millions of visitors from around the world have admired the surf from the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. The twinkling lights that stretch by night from Point Dume to Palos Verdes have earned a dreamy moniker: the Queen's Necklace. On Thursday, the...
  • House subcommittee assails VA over West L.A. campus leases

    House subcommittee assails VA over West L.A. campus leases
    A congressional subcommittee on Tuesday ripped into the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for issuing commercial leases on its sprawling West Los Angeles campus while thousands of homeless veterans slept in the streets. "It's an atrocity," said Rep....
  • State spending review might delay park improvement project in Elmhurst

    State spending review might delay park improvement project in Elmhurst
    A habit the Elmhurst Park District has of updating an aging playground in one of its parks every year might have to be modified if a $400,000 state grant doesn't come through. A review of discretionary spending by Gov. Bruce Rauner means the matching...
  • Huge solar farm opens in California: Enough energy for 160,000 homes

    Huge solar farm opens in California: Enough energy for 160,000 homes
    About 4,000 acres of shiny black solar panels stretch across Riverside County near Joshua Tree National Park, where on Monday U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell dedicated one of the largest photovoltaic solar energy farms in the world. “This...
  • Boy Scouts' Camp Tadma Has Undisclosed Buyers

    Boy Scouts' Camp Tadma Has Undisclosed Buyers
    The Boy Scouts' Camp Tadma — a 340-acre, prime piece of woodlands in Bozrah — has been sold in auction but the future of the property remained unclear Tuesday. In announcing the winning bidders, auctioneer Michael A. Fine said the camp,...