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  • Attack of the killer bees?

     
    I don???t like bees, wasps or other stinging creatures. This dates to the time when a friend at Boy Scout camp tricked me into kicking a tree with a hive. As a swarm of stinging yellow jackets descended on me,...
  • Orange requirements for hunters change with the seasons

    Orange requirements for hunters change with the seasons
    Muzzleloader season opened Saturday, so everyone going out in the woods needs to be aware of the fluorescent-orange requirements even if they are archery hunting. Muzzleloader bear and antlerless-only deer season runs through this Saturday, and there is...

    Don't buy trouble along with bargains

    Don't buy trouble along with bargains
    Thrifty shoppers have questions. Answer Angel has ... you guessed it. Dear Answer Angel: I know this is going to sound strange, but here goes. I keep reading all the time about bedbugs, how nasty they are and how you can carry them home from almost any...

    'Speaking of' … arenas, rail charities, politicians and more

    So much to talk about. So little space. We'll do this edition of the Friday Files in rapid-fire fashion, somehow managing to connect the NBA All-Star game to killer bees. With an NBA strike looming, Orlando is now worried it won't get to host the 2012...

    Jeepers creepers: Bedbug-sniffing dogs save the day

     
    Trained dogs sniff out drugs in schools, detect bombs in airports, and even chase geese away from golf courses, but now trainers are focusing their efforts on another type of smart canine: bedbug-detection dogs. Today, L.A. Times reporter Bob Drogin...