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  • DiCaprio, Obama join in pledge to protect the ocean

    DiCaprio, Obama join in pledge to protect the ocean
    Actor Leonardo DiCaprio joined President Barack Obama Tuesday in a pledge to protect the ocean. The Washington Post reports DiCaprio plans to spend $7 million over the next two years on marine conservation, while Obama vowed to use his executive...
  • Course Source: Lincoln Park, Wawona

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Course Source: Lincoln Park, Wawona IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Lincoln Park Golf Course in San Francisco THE LAYOUT: Not only is this a classic course, where golf was first played in 1902, and a scenic...
  • Great white shark population is healthy and growing, new census shows

    Great white shark population is healthy and growing, new census shows
    A new census study shows there are more than 2,400 white sharks off California and suggests that existing protective measures should be maintained because they are increasing the size and health of the population. The study by a 10-member team led by...
  • Huntington Beach's Hyatt opens new restaurant called Watertable

    Huntington Beach's Hyatt opens new restaurant called Watertable
    Just in time for summer, Surf City beachgoers and vacationers will find a new resort restaurant in town, Watertable, which has opened at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. Watertable, featuring contemporary American food, replaces the...
  • Q&A: Takashi Murakami talks monsters, movies and Fukushima

    Q&A: Takashi Murakami talks monsters, movies and Fukushima
    A nuclear disaster, evil scientists and a malevolent monster with psychedelic eyeballs that wreaks havoc on a bucolic town. It isn't "Godzilla." It's "Jellyfish Eyes," the latest creation from artist Takashi Murakami, Japan's industrious answer to Andy...
  • Tiny nuclear waste fee added up to billions

    Tiny nuclear waste fee added up to billions
    A charge for electricity that millions of Americans didn't even know they pay will suddenly disappear Friday, after the Energy Department this week quietly notified utilities across the country that it was suspending its fees for a future nuclear waste...
  • CANNES: Adrian Grenier Producing Whale Documentary '52′ with Worldview Financing

    Worldview Entertainment will finance and produce Joshua Zeman's lonely whale documentary "52" with Adrian Grenier on board to produce. Producers are Lucy Cooper at Alldayeveryda, Grenier at his Reckless Prods. and Zeman of Gigantic Pictures. Worldview'...
  • Dead whale washes ashore in San Diego

    Dead whale washes ashore in San Diego
    When whales are spotted making their annual migration off San Diego, they are a visual wonder. Tourists and others pay to go on whale-watching ventures. But when a whale dies and washes ashore, it can be a problem. Take the dead, 50-foot fin whale...
  • Hawaiian adventures: Outdoor activites abound in Oahu

    Hawaiian adventures: Outdoor activites abound in Oahu
    For someone approaching 60 years old, Joey Carroll is quite at home with the word "bro." And as a bronzed and lean Carroll led me through a Wednesday morning surf lesson on the waves off Waikiki, the word was welcome encouragement for a first-timer....
  • Drought's upside? Better water quality at beaches, report says

    Drought's upside? Better water quality at beaches, report says
    There’s at least one upside to the drought: Record-low rainfall has resulted in cleaner water up and down the California coast, a new report says. Ninety-five percent of California beaches earned A or B grades for water quality during the summer...
  • Avalon bracing for even more severe water restrictions

    Avalon bracing for even more severe water restrictions
    This harbor community is bracing for water rationing this summer and even more severe restrictions this fall in the face of continuing drought, dwindling groundwater and a rising demand from tourists who are flocking here in numbers not seen since 2000....