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  • Island nation of Kiribati bans commercial fishing in part of Pacific

    Island nation of Kiribati bans commercial fishing in part of Pacific
    Kiribati will prohibit commercial fishing in a swath of ocean that is a major spawning ground for tuna, the Pacific island nation’s president said this week, not long before President Obama announced U.S. plans to protect top marine areas and...
  • And the Beats Go On: Dr. Dre Buys and Sells

    SELLER: Dr. Dre and Nicole Threatt LOCATION: Los Angeles, Calif. PRICE: $35,000,000 SIZE: 9,696 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Now that music industry mogul Dr. Dre has done dropped an eye-popping $40 million on Giselle...
  • Jimmy Buffett Buys Margaritaville West

    BUYER: Jimmy and Jane Buffett LOCATION: Beverly Hills, Calif. PRICE: $8,250,000 SIZE: 4,322 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Jimmy Buffett, He-Rah of Margaritaville fame and fortune, enjoys a reputation among his legions of fans --...
  • Teen stowaway describes high-altitude trip to Hawaii from San Jose

    Teen stowaway describes high-altitude trip to Hawaii from San Jose
    A Bay Area teenager who survived stowing away in the wheel well of a jetliner on its flight from San Jose International Airport to Hawaii said this week that anyone thinking of running away shouldn’t follow his lead because they’d be risking...
  • Shedd applauds creation of world's largest marine protected area in the Pacific Ocean

    Coral reefs are projected to be gone by 2050; seafood is predicted to disappear by 2048. There has never been a more critical time to protect our oceans. We applaud President Barack Obama and his administration for his public commitment to create the...
  • Breeders' Cup is coming to Del Mar in 2017

    Breeders' Cup is coming to Del Mar in 2017
    The Breeders' Cup World Championships will come to Del Mar for the first time in 2017 and will also return to Santa Anita in 2016, according to racing industry officials. An official announcement on a three-year hosting plan for the Breeders' Cup is...
  • Mandarin Oriental San Francisco Looks to Woo Happy-Hour Crowd

    After attracting the city's rising young affluent community, flush with coin from the area's new media industries, the Mandarin Oriental San Francisco recently completed a redesign of its Brasserie S&P restaurant and bar (named after the hotel's Sansome...
  • Troubled missile defense system successfully intercepts target in test

    The nation’s trouble-plagued missile defense system registered a success Sunday when a ground-based interceptor fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base destroyed a mock enemy warhead launched from the Marshall Islands. Word of the successful...
  • Carnival Corp. reports rising profit and revenue

    Following a wave of calamities at sea, Carnival Corp. reported strong profit and revenue in its fiscal second quarter, with bookings for the rest of the year on pace to surpass last year's numbers. For the three months ended May 31, Carnival reported...
  • El Nino odds growing, but impact is murky in Maryland

    El Nino odds growing, but impact is murky in Maryland
    Meteorologists are growing increasingly confident that El Nino is brewing — but that doesn't mean they know what kind of weather it might bring Maryland. The climate phenomenon that brings unusually warm water to the Pacific Ocean off South...
  • War hero and Olympian Louis Zamperini named Rose Parade grand marshal

    War hero and Olympian Louis Zamperini named Rose Parade grand marshal
    Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete who went on to become a World War II hero and inspire a bestselling novel, has been named grand marshal of the 2015 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. The 97-year-old war veteran's life demonstrates "the strength...