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Wetlands

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  • Public gets rare tour of Banning Ranch

    Public gets rare tour of Banning Ranch
    A fenced-off parcel that would be the site of a massive housing development proposed near the Newport Beach shoreline was opened to visitors Wednesday for a rare public tour by the California Coastal Commission. Developers are asking for permission...
  • Grazing on federal land under threat because of drought

    Grazing on federal land under threat because of drought
    There's not much anyone can tell Barry Sorensen about Idaho's Big Desert that he doesn't know. Sorensen, 72, and his brother have been running cattle in this sere landscape all their lives, and they've weathered every calamity man and nature have thrown...
  • Bolsa Chica rezoning dead for now

    Minutes after California Coastal Commission staff recommended denying a request to rezone part of the Bolsa Chica mesa for residential use, the property's owner withdrew its application. Commissioners had just taken up the highly debated rezoning...
  • Fundraiser to support wetlands education

    The Amigos de Bolsa Chica is hosting its annual brunch fundraiser Sunday to support efforts to educate the public on the wetlands. The event will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the Seacliff Country Club, 6501 Palm Ave., Huntington Beach. Tickets are $55 per...
  • Woman injured in wetlands crash

    A driver who may have been drinking ended up in the Bolsa Chica Wetlands early Tuesday, according to Huntington Beach police. Around 12:18 a.m., a woman's car crashed near the end of Springdale Street, which abuts the eastern portion of the wetlands,...
  • Griswold Airport Is Reborn As Madison's Salt Meadow Park

    Griswold Airport Is Reborn As Madison's Salt Meadow Park
    A plane flew low over the marshes of Long Island Sound, and I stood at the edge of a crumbling runway wondering if the pilot might start descending, forgetting that Griswold Airport is now just a distant memory. On a warm summer morning, I stood on the...
  • Japón dice que fenómeno El Niño está cerca

    Japón dice que fenómeno El Niño está cerca
    La oficina meteorológica de Japón dijo el martes que la aparición del fenómeno climático El Niño, que suele estar ligado a fuertes lluvias y sequías en diferentes partes del mundo, está cada vez más cerca. El organismo, que previó por primera vez la...
  • Anthropologists find love in Lily King's novel 'Euphoria'

    After three fine works of fiction focused on contemporary families, Lily King broadens her horizons, geographically as well as emotionally, in a novel inspired by a real-life trio of anthropologists in New Guinea during a few fraught months in 1933. She...
  • Latinoamérica está mejor preparada para enfrentar El Niño: Moody's

    Las economías latinoamericanas están mejor preparadas para hacer frente a los embates del fenómeno climático El Niño, que está previsto que se sienta en la región durante la segunda mitad del año, dijo el martes un informe de Moody's Investors Service....
  • Central Florida: Home on the (saw palmetto) range

    Central Florida: Home on the (saw palmetto) range
    The announcer, mounted on a horse named Gus, said "go," and dozens of young boys and girls ran across the rodeo arena, in pursuit of a calf and the red ribbon on his tail. The first child to get a piece of the ribbon would win a prize. A giggling wedge of...
  • Baltimore writer Matthew Olshan publishes first adult novel

    Baltimore writer Matthew Olshan publishes first adult novel
    It's possible that Matthew Olshan didn't fully become a writer until the day that his future boss ordered him to dig a ditch. On that day in the late 1980s, the boss, a carpenter, eyed the short kid with the soft hands. He saw a young man with no...