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  • Blue Rhino workers at fault in blast? OSHA probe shows otherwise

    Blue Rhino workers at fault in blast? OSHA probe shows otherwise
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Blue Rhino for violating 26 safety violations, some serious, in the wake of the fiery explosion on July 29 that severely burned five workers and left one in a coma for a month. It levied a fine of...
  • 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....
  • George H.W. Bush marks 90th birthday with skydive

    George H.W. Bush marks 90th birthday with skydive
    Former President George H.W. Bush marked his 90th birthday with a skydive in Kennebunkport, Maine, on Thursday with a group of U.S. Army veterans. "It's a wonderful day in Maine - in fact, nice enough for a parachute jump," said the 41st U.S. president,...
  • 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...
  • Thanks, El Niño: Only one or two major hurricanes expected this year

    Thanks, El Niño: Only one or two major hurricanes expected this year
    Enough crazy weather already: You can expect an average or below-average hurricane season starting in June, national forecasters said Thursday. In a radical year of weather -- from severe drought in California to brutal, will-it-ever-end winter across...
  • Scientists track young penguins via satellite after they leave home

    Scientists track young penguins via satellite after they leave home
    Only about half of the king penguin chicks born in the wild survive to their first birthday, and the ones that don’t make it are most vulnerable in the weeks after they set off on their own. Why are some birds able to survive when so many others...
  • The promise of a balanced future for the Santa Monica Mountains

    The promise of a balanced future for the Santa Monica Mountains
    The coastal range of the Santa Monica Mountains is a vast regional treasure. Malibu Canyon cuts through the hills, its sides rising more than 2,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean. Groves of oaks and sycamores dot rolling waves of chaparral. Hundreds of...
  • 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....
  • Shanghai Conference: Digital Realities Confront Chinese Film Dreams

    SHANGHAI - Senior Chinese film industry leaders face many new challenges to their still maturing business models, executives in Shanghai were told on Sunday. "Traditional film companies have much to reflect on," said Yu Dong, chairman and CEO of Bona...
  • 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...
  • 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...