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  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the March 5 City Council meeting. All council members were present. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS Beautification Council member Joanne Sutch and President Ruben Flores presented a $2,500 check to the city for the renovation last year...
  • Top 10 places to see animals in the wild

    Top 10 places to see animals in the wild
    With the thawing of winter in many parts of the world, animals and humans alike are starting to wake up and get outside. As avid wildlife watchers, members of VirtualTourist.com, a leading travel website, compiled a list of the "Top 10 Places to See...
  • Remarkable Woman: Tiffany Jones

     Remarkable Woman: Tiffany Jones
    There is no word for what Tiffany Jones has done over her last four summers. Literally, no word. Since 2009, Jones, a social worker at Goodwin Elementary School in Cicero, has spent five to eight weeks of her summer vacations in Ethiopia, helping care...
  • Global causes grow in Montreal garden

     Global causes grow in Montreal garden
    Whether you dig sculpture or horticulture, don't miss the botanical eye candy presented by Qatar Airways at the Montreal Botanical Garden until Sept. 29. Twenty countries, including the U.S., Canada, England, France and Uganda, have created 50 botanical...
  • Lang Lang thrills Ravinia gala crowd

    Lang Lang thrills Ravinia gala crowd
    On the elegant, manicured lawns of Ravinia, the Women's Board presented its annual black-tie gala July 27 with more than 800 guests in attendance. The evening featured renowned classical pianist Lang Lang, whose career was launched 14 years ago on the...
  • Tiger population leaps in Nepal as countries fight to halt extinction

    Tiger population leaps in Nepal as countries fight to halt extinction
    The number of tigers living in the wild in Nepal has leapt. A new survey shows Royal Bengal tigers now number 198 -- that's 63% more than four years ago. The country's efforts are part of a global program to pull tigers back from the brink of...
  • Madagascar's wildlife -- including some newly discovered species -- imperiled by unrest, WWF says

     
    JOHANNESBURG — From giant palm trees to mouse-sized lemurs, unique plants and animals are threatened on Madagascar as political deadlock drags on after a 2009 coup. The World Wildlife Fund conservation group drew attention to the Indian Ocean...
  • SoCal Landmarks Turn off the Power for Earth Hour 2012

    SoCal Landmarks Turn off the Power for Earth Hour 2012
    SANTA MONICA (KTLA) -- Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier shut off the lights on its world-famous Ferris wheel Saturday night in honor of the sixth annual Earth Hour. For just one hour, iconic landmarks across Southern California shut off the power...
  • The new meat: Meat with panache, Protein with panache, Meat goes natural

    The new meat: Meat with panache, Protein with panache, Meat goes natural
    Even as more Americans embrace sustainable food, meats often remain the final frontier. Grass-fed, pastured and organic meats can produce wonderful meals, but they can be hard to find, more expensive and a challenge to cook just right. Still, with a...
  • The new meat

    The new meat
    Even as more Americans embrace sustainable food, meats often remain the final frontier. Grass-fed, pastured and organic meats can produce wonderful meals, but they can be hard to find, more expensive and a challenge to cook right. Still, with a recent...
  • Lights go out for Earth Hour

    Lights go out for Earth Hour
    Lights blinked off in Chicago and around the world tonight to mark Earth Hour, an international effort to raise awareness about climate change. From 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time around the globe lights were turned off in landmarks, businesses and...