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  • A celebration of pollination

    A celebration of pollination
    Bees do it. Butterflies do it. Moths do it. In fact, lots of insects pollinate our flowers and edibles. That's why National Pollinator Week – June 16-23 – is so important. The week spotlights the significant role that pollinators play in...
  • What the Hobby Lobby decision does -- and doesn't -- say

    To the editor: It is misleading to say flatly that the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling applies to all corporations. ("Myths and spin abound on Supreme Court contraceptive decision," July 3) Twice the majority opinion stated its holding very simply....
  • City worried about water jetpacks and similar devices

    Newport Beach city staff are concerned about a "proliferation" of new companies eyeing Newport Harbor as a place to take clients who wish to go airborne using water-propelled jetpacks and similar recreational devices. On Tuesday, City Council members...
  • Boat sales rebounding in Palm Beach County

    Boat sales rebounding in Palm Beach County
    More people in Palm Beach County are taking to the water in new boats. Registrations of new boats increased 14 percent in the year ending in March, after jumping 25 percent the year before, according to Info-Link Technologies Inc., a marine industry...
  • Chicago wins George Lucas museum

    Chicago wins George Lucas museum
    “Star Wars” creator George Lucas has selected Chicago over Los Angeles and San Francisco as the future home of his collection of art and movie memorabilia, according to a spokeswoman for the museum. The museum's board Wednesday is expected...
  • Call of nature

    Outdoor spaces get more attention this time of year as we venture outside during those long, warm days and evenings. And who doesn't like to watch nature's dance as a humming bird or butterfly flit by? Native plants in the garden and in landscaping...
  • Bel Air's Natural Gatherings sells handmade crafts sourced from owners' garden

    Bel Air's Natural Gatherings sells handmade crafts sourced from owners' garden
    In a narrow hallway on a high shelf, a sign sits next to an intricate wreath of looped vines, feathers and dried flowers. “Flowers feed the soul,” it says.  That hallway divides the front and back rooms of Natural Gatherings, Rick and Jane...
  • Letter: Avoid the hobby shop and trade up

    I am truly puzzled. Why have the city of Burbank and some residents worked tirelessly to keep Walmart out of our community and then allowed Hobby Lobby to move on in? Hobby Lobby is antigay, against birth control and has been involved in a Supreme...
  • Harbor Report: Business is good on the harbor

    Harbor Report: Business is good on the harbor
    Hello everyone. I apologize for not turning in a story last week. The good news is that I have been selling boats. Which leads me into my annual marine industry sales observations. I asked Mike Zemla of Western Marine Maintenance, David Beek at Island...
  • On eve of court ruling, Americans oppose contraceptive ban: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    On eve of court ruling, Americans oppose contraceptive ban: Reuters/Ipsos poll
    A majority of Americans oppose letting employers, based on their religious views, exclude certain contraceptives from workers' insurance coverage, says a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court decision expected on Monday. In one of the...
  • Religious liberty in the balance at the Supreme Court [Commentary]

    Religious liberty in the balance at the Supreme Court [Commentary]
    Shortly, the Supreme Court is expected to issue a highly-anticipated decision that could go a long way in determining the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the religious liberty rights of conscientious family business owners who simply wish to continue...