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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...
  • Coming face to face with a mako shark

    I've found the cure for seasickness, and it doesn't involve drugs, pressure points or herbal remedies. But I'd recommend this therapy only to the truly adventurous. All I had to do was jump in the Pacific Ocean off San Diego and go eyeball to eyeball...
  • WWII vet's bridal gown indelibly linked to her wartime experience

    WWII vet's bridal gown indelibly linked to her wartime experience
    It's a tradition for many women to save their wedding dress in a keepsake box for years to come. But 90-year-old Rona Cox has had her hand-sewn wedding dress hanging in the closet — and it's been in perfect condition for nearly 65 years. "(My...
  • 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....
  • Six romantic honeymoons: Three if by land, three if by sea

    With spring in full swing, and June, the traditional month for weddings just around the corner, many brides and grooms-to-be are busy planning honeymoon trips. Here are some ideas to consider for wedding trips -– both land and sea programs —...
  • L.A. River Rover teaches students to appreciate an urban habitat

    L.A. River Rover teaches students to appreciate an urban habitat
    The contrast between nostalgia for the Los Angeles River and the reality of it today could not be sharper than at its confluence with the Arroyo Seco, a big, desolate flood-control channel strewn with trash and hemmed by freeways, power lines and railroad...
  • Hansen: The luminous world of Sindee Bartz

    Hansen: The luminous world of Sindee Bartz
    She used to be a hairdresser but now wears wigs. Flamboyant wigs to match her clothes. Clothes that are not just clothes but statements. Whimsical, iconoclastic statements that defy description. And that's the point: Sindee Bartz is in her own league....
  • 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...
  • Lots of sun, some rain this week

    Lots of sun, some rain this week
    Expect a hot week with plenty of sun and small chance of rain in the afternoons. South Florida's Tuesday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 80s, lows in the mid 70s and a small chance of showers. The rain chance increases to...