| Feb 11, 2015
| 9:17 PM
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...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 7:40 PM
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....
| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:27 PM
To hear President Barack Obama tell the story, as he did in Tuesday's State of the Union, his administration has America on the path to energy independence.
"We believed we could reduce our dependence on foreign oil and protect our planet," he said,...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 2:54 PM
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.
| Feb 10, 2015
| 2:43 PM
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,...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 3:00 AM
HARTFORD — The biggest ecological threat to Connecticut's native habitats comes from invasive species of plants and animals, and the state already has a plan for dealing with alien creatures that infest our lakes, ponds, streams and rivers.
| Feb 7, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Securing RR crossings
A commuter train crashes into an SUV in New York — another tragic railroad-crossing accident with fatalities. We must prevent vehicles from entering the crossing after it has been activated.
The crashes will continue...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:40 PM
VALPARAISO – A new educational center at Sunset Hill Farm County Park could offer more space for the Porter County Parks and Recreation Department's growing number of programs.
There could be bathrooms accessible 24 hours a day for runners and...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:37 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida environmentalists want lawmakers to steer $80 million a year into protecting Florida’s springs and $150 million into buying new environmentally threatened landscapes.
But dividing $757.7 million next year between...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:46 PM
The tree-huggers are taking a few jabs at Disney for concocting a fake Florida spring as the centerpiece of the new storyline for the resort's dining and shopping complex.
"Disney Springs makes a mockery of Florida's natural springs and the rural...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Nature has no rival when it comes to patience. It took millions of years for the gnashing of tectonic plates to form the magnificent riot of rocks that is home to the unspoiled rivers and rolling oak woodlands of California's inner Coast Range.