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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Endangered desert species cling to existence

    Endangered desert species cling to existence
    TECOPA, Calif. — Under a canopy of gleaming stars, Janet Foley made her way across a dab of marshlands surrounded by harsh Mojave Desert terrain, her headlamp fixed on a live trap the size of a loaf of bread. She peered inside, smiled and said,...
  • ‘Swamp Thing’ No. 28 first look: Alec Holland returns to the Bayou

     
    “Swamp Thing” No. 28 hits shelves Wednesday, and Hero Complex readers get an exclusive preview of the issue, written by […]...
  • Burbank volleyball rebounds to win opener in five

    BURBANK — Having graduated 10 seniors, a Burbank High boys' volleyball team with plenty of new faces was eager to see how the new squad would gel. The Bulldogs got that chance Tuesday afternoon when they hosted Alhambra in a nonleague game to open...
  • Private Property Rights Trumped By Nature

    Rumors of war are on the horizon. Political wars pitting deeply held convictions about private property against equally held convictions about the interconnectedness of all things. One side is fueled by the first law of private property: that it belongs...
  • Florida travel calendar for March

    Florida travel calendar for March
    Check out festivals and events in March across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Feb. 1 -March 9: Bands Brew and BBQ...
  • Clean Water Act proposal would protect more water sources in West

    Clean Water Act proposal would protect more water sources in West
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration proposed a long-awaited rule on Tuesday to clarify that the Clean Water Act protects wetlands near rivers and waterways fed by seasonal thaws and rains — a decision that could particularly shield water...
  • Range war heats up again between defiant Nevada rancher and BLM

    Range war heats up again between defiant Nevada rancher and BLM
    LAS VEGAS -- From the cab of his old pickup, Cliven Bundy watched the trucks congregate on the horizon near his ranch some 80 miles north of here. His ongoing range war with the federal government, Bundy said, has heated up yet again. Officials say...