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  • Napa temblor unlikely to trigger major new quake, geologists say

    SAN JOSE, Calif. The earthquake that rocked Napa on Sunday stressed three adjacent faults, but the likelihood that it could trigger a major new earthquake is a diminishing risk, federal geologists said Monday. The 6.02 magnitude earthquake on the West...
  • Huge waves challenge Southern California surfers, lifeguards

    Huge waves challenge Southern California surfers, lifeguards
    Pounding surf off Newport Beach had already prompted several rescues Wednesday morning as onlookers gathered to watch surfers and bodyboarders take advantage of the huge waves, some estimated at more than 20 feet high. By 8 a.m., lifeguards had...
  • Getty team launches conservation study of Kahn's Salk Institute

    Getty team launches conservation study of Kahn's Salk Institute
    The Getty Conservation Institute has announced that it is partnering with the Salk Institute in La Jolla to preserve a pillar of mid-20th century Modern architecture. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies was completed in 1965, the collaboration...
  • Water districts scramble to find own sources

    Water districts scramble to find own sources
    Reduced dependence on imported water is the goal of local districts, which must continue to supply customers in a parched state. South Coast Water District, which serves South Laguna, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano and San Clemente, made a move...
  • Atlantic slows warming, temperature rises seen resuming from 2030: study

    OSLO,(Reuters) - The Atlantic Ocean has masked global warming this century by soaking up vast amounts of heat from the atmosphere in a shift likely to reverse from around 2030 and spur fast temperature rises, scientists said. The theory is the latest...
  • Lobbyists work to kill California bill that would outlaw flimsy plastic grocery bags

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Lobbyists have launched a frenzied eleventh-hour effort to kill a bill that would make California the first state to outlaw flimsy plastic grocery bags, delaying a key vote and setting up one of the fiercest legislative battles of the...
  • A Russian matchmaker finds pain and love in America

    A Russian matchmaker finds pain and love in America
    As soon as Yana Donetskaya landed in America in 2003, she did what she knew how to do best: find a husband. "I am a 26-year-old woman from Yekaterinburg in the heart of Russia, which makes me a perfect mix of Western culture and Eastern wisdom," she...
  • Through 'lost lots,' an effort to make L.A. more of a park place

    Through 'lost lots,' an effort to make L.A. more of a park place
    Israel Cruz drives his cluttered Mazda through the palm-lined avenues of Panorama City, a stack of maps at his side and a hurried sweat on his brow. The 30-year-old in Ray-Bans and brown moccasins is scanning for "lost lots," small slices of city land...
  • Australia defends detention of child asylum seekers

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's immigration minister defended his country's tough policies on asylum seekers on Friday, saying measures including the detention of children and denial of permanent visas were needed to stop dangerous people-smuggling...
  • Ceviche in Los Angeles: 8 great spots for the cool fish dish

    Ceviche in Los Angeles: 8 great spots for the cool fish dish
    Summer may be almost over, but that stubborn Southern California sun isn't going anywhere. For better or worse, Los Angeles is stuck with stunningly perfect weather, a perfect excuse to eat ceviche every day. Ceviches are in the same category as tacos...
  • Spacewalking cosmonauts launch satellite, set up studies

    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. - A pair of Russian cosmonauts began their work week on Monday floating outside the International Space Station to toss out a small satellite for a university in Peru, install science experiments and tackle some housekeeping chores....