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  • Yakama tribe just says no to Washington state's legal pot market

    Yakama tribe just says no to Washington state's legal pot market
    TOPPENISH, Wash. — The Yakama Nation sits in the fertile heart of illegal marijuana country — Washington state's answer to Mendocino County, minus the tie-dye. The soil is rich. The growing season is long. And one of the biggest illegal...
  • 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,...
  • 5 Questions for Michael D. Hankin, CEO of Brown Advisory

    5 Questions for Michael D. Hankin, CEO of Brown Advisory
    Brown Advisory in Fells Point turned 20 this year. The firm now manages about $42 billion in assets and recently expanded its business in the United Kingdom. CEO Michael Hankin reflected on the firm's founding and its growth, as well as his efforts to...
  • Former Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi sentenced to three years in prison

    Former Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi sentenced to three years in prison
    WASHINGTON -- A former congressman convicted of 17 felonies including extortion, money laundering, bribery and insurance fraud was sentenced Monday to three years in prison. Former Rep. Rick Renzi, a three-term Republican from Flagstaff, Ariz., was...
  • Chicago Botanic Garden leads research on restoring Western wildfire land

    Chicago Botanic Garden leads research on restoring Western wildfire land
    The connection between Colorado wildfires and an idyllic Chicago nature haven isn't immediately apparent. But the Chicago Botanic Garden (1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe; chicagobotanic.org) is about more than a Japanese island garden or a bevy of...
  • Not enough water, L.A.? Look up.

     Not enough water, L.A.? Look up.
    On Nov. 5, 1913, William Mulholland stood before a crowd of 40,000 people near San Fernando and unfurled an American flag, signaling the official opening of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. As water from the Owens Valley rushed through the spillway for the first...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss Santa Monica's potential growth spurt

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss Santa Monica's potential growth spurt
    Join us at 9 a.m. when we talk with Times reporter Matt Stevens about Santa Monica’s development future. The city’s skyline is poised to be dramatically altered. One project would bring a 21-story hotel to Ocean Avenue, creating the...
  • Environmental groups raise $400k more for conservation amendment

    Environmental groups raise $400k more for conservation amendment
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's environmental lobby has amassed another $700,000 last month to help land a billion-dollar conservation constitutional amendment on next year's general election ballot. Environmentalists from Audubon of Florida, the Trust for...
  • 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...
  • U.S. loses millions on coal leases, inspector general report says

    WASHINGTON -- The Interior Department is losing tens of millions of dollars in revenue annually because it leases public land for coal mining at rock-bottom prices, according to a report by the agency’s inspector general The report focuses on coal...
  • Judge's ruling paves way for Nevada horse slaughter

    Judge's ruling paves way for Nevada horse slaughter
    LAS VEGAS -- The 148 horses stand in corrals outside a rural Nevada auction house, awaiting their fate as a legal battle continues to swirl over whether the animals are domestic horses that can legally go to slaughter or wild mustangs that deserve the...