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  • Grim recovery effort along Japan's coast

    Grim recovery effort along Japan's coast
    -- A smashed white pickup wedged beneath another vehicle was marked "Day 13, 3:15 p.m." in Japanese characters. The numbers indicated the day of the month and time two bodies had been found inside the truck. A team of eight soldiers struggled to remove...
  • Costa Mesa interim police chief to step down

    COSTA MESA — Interim Police Chief Les Gogerty will step down and resume his former position as captain, a city official confirmed Monday. Gogerty asked City Manager Tom Hatch last week to find a replacement so that he could go back to being...
  • Natural Perspectives: Community finally welcomes gardeners

     Natural Perspectives: Community finally welcomes gardeners
    After two years of seemingly endless planning meetings, the Huntington Beach Community Garden is finally going into the ground. The new organic gardens will be at the end of Atlanta Avenue near Brookhurst Street, under the Southern California Edison...
  • Plant profile: Chickasaw plum

    Plant profile: Chickasaw plum
    •Scientific name: Prunus angustifolia •Growth habit: A deciduous tree often sprouting more than one trunk and having a rounded shape growing to 20 feet tall and wide. The leaves are bright green, lancelike in shape and growing to 3 inches...
  • Japan nuclear plant workers' dedication to common good a national trait

    Japan nuclear plant workers' dedication to common good a national trait
    In Japan they call them the "Faceless 50." They are the workers at the ravaged Fukushima nuclear plant who stayed to fight the fires and keep the reactors from melting down. Watching news reports of the 50 risking everything for the common good, the...
  • Nature center's decade celebrated

    Nature center's decade celebrated
    BURBANK — For Burbank High School freshman Ryan Magowan, the Stough Canyon Nature Center is a welcome escape from daily life. “You can get away from technology and get outdoors,” said Ryan, who said his love of nature and interest in...
  • 30-Hour Winter Storm Strikes Tri-State In Spring

    30-Hour Winter Storm Strikes Tri-State In Spring
    We are four days into spring, but much of the Tri-State is feeling the effects of a winter storm. The snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected to continue until late Thursday morning. "I wish Mother Nature would stop being confused," one motorist...
  • Natural lawn tips: How to go chemical-free

    Natural lawn tips: How to go chemical-free
    Can you really have an herbicide/pesticide-free lawn that looks good? Most people think "natural lawn care" means you can ignore your lawn all spring and summer. But while it's a chemical-free process, it does require a few basic practices, Rachel...
  • Wonders of Wildlife construction moves along, with new opening dates

    Wonders of Wildlife construction moves along, with new opening dates
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- There's another news target date for re-opening Wonders of Wildlife, the American National Fish and Wildlife Museum.  It was last open to the public in 2007 and, since then, has had several re-opening dates set that were not met. Now,...
  • Natural Perspectives: Mr. and Mrs. Wren find home in backyard

    The big excitement in our yard is that a pair of house wrens has set up house in our bluebird nest box. Vic and I got the nest box from Friends of Shipley Nature Center last year, but I put it up too late in the season to attract any bluebirds. A male...
  • Line up for Disney's Haunted Mansion and other queues to love

    Line up for Disney's Haunted Mansion and other queues to love
    Walt Disney World is extending, enhancing and invigorating the Haunted Mansion queue at Magic Kingdom. It's a work in progress, and if this were a full-blown attraction and not just the queue, we would say it's in the "soft opening" phase. For the past...