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  • Endangered bird species mating in Bolsa Chica

    Endangered bird species mating in Bolsa Chica
    Local bird photographer Steve Smith walked around the southern entrance of the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, hoping to get another glimpse of the elusive light-footed clapper rail. With a super telephoto lens attached to his camera, Smith wasn't...
  • University School of NSU takes new approach with 'Shrek: The Musical'

    In most fairy tales, characters simply wait for miracles to happen. Some characters fight dragons, befriend talking donkeys while others set up camp at a private swamp. One thing is for sure, Shrek The Musical performed commendably by the students of...
  • Louisiana lawsuits seek oil and gas industry money to restore coastline

    Louisiana lawsuits seek oil and gas industry money to restore coastline
    Every two weeks, a swath of Louisiana the size of this city's French Quarter vanishes into the Gulf of Mexico. Since the 1930s, the state has lost nearly 1,900 square miles, a quarter of its coastal land area. For decades, oil and gas companies cut...
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  • Army Corps to recommend $1-billion L.A. River project

    Army Corps to recommend $1-billion L.A. River project
    Federal officials gave a major boost Wednesday to the city's plans to turn the Los Angeles River into an urban oasis for recreation and an inviting locale for new commercial and residential development. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it has...
  • Living Here: Outdoor activities

    Living Here: Outdoor activities
    Cycling The Peninsula offers many opportunities for cycling enthusiasts. Whether you enjoy group rides, solo jaunts or competitions, Hampton Roads has many opportunities. Courses and trailways in the Tidewater region tend to be flat but are often...
  • 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...
  • Coastal Commission wants Playa Vista to remove un-permitted drains

    Coastal Commission wants Playa Vista to remove un-permitted drains
    The California Coastal Commission has asked the developer of Playa Vista to remove drains in the Ballona Wetlands that the agency said were not approved and have siphoned water from the ecological preserve. Andrew Willis, an enforcement analyst, said in...
  • South Florida's 11 best public golf courses

    South Florida's 11 best public golf courses
    This is part one of a five-part series: Top 55 places to go in Southeast Florida.   One of the perks of retirement — make that a big perk — is taking time to play as much golf as you can fit into your schedule. And Southeast Florida...
  • Orlando Wetlands Park: 1,650 acres of blissful nature

    Orlando Wetlands Park: 1,650 acres of blissful nature
    Tucked away from the zero lot line homes, strip malls and townhomes of Orlando is Orlando Wetlands Park, 1,650 acres of blissful nature that you probably didn’t know existed. I ventured out on foot on a slow news day and only saw a fraction of the...
  • U.S. 460: Virginia has spent $270 million for a road that may not be built

    U.S. 460: Virginia has spent $270 million for a road that may not be built
    With more than $270 million already spent and more on the line, state transportation officials are working against the clock to keep the state's U.S. 460 project from becoming an unmitigated disaster. Not an inch has been paved. Taxpayers have already...