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  • Volunteers scrub away Wekiwa Springs algae scum

    Volunteers scrub away Wekiwa Springs algae scum
    With brooms, rakes, nets and bare hands, nearly 50 volunteers on Sunday scrubbed a scum of green algae off the floor of Wekiwa Springs, hoping to bring back its white sand and blue water. "What do you think, is it working?" said organizer Russell...
  • A variety of California kingsnake is wreaking havoc in Canary Islands

    A variety of California kingsnake is wreaking havoc in Canary Islands
    An albino variety of California kingsnake popular in the pet trade has infested the Canary Islands, decimating native bird, mammal and lizard species that have had no time to evolve evasive patterns in what was once a stable ecology northwest of Africa....
  • PCM may become a takeover target

    PCM Inc., an El Segundo company that sells information technology products and services, has attracted little attention in more than a quarter-century of business. But that soon may change. The owner of a competing company has starting snapping up...
  • New U.S. sanctions aim to make Russia stand down on Ukraine

    New U.S. sanctions aim to make Russia stand down on Ukraine
    The Obama administration on Monday slapped new sanctions on Russian individuals and companies targeted for their ties to President Vladimir Putin, part of an ongoing attempt to push the Russian leader to stand down in the fight for control of Ukraine....
  • Toyota to uproot from California, move to 'macho' Texas

    Toyota to uproot from California, move to 'macho' Texas
    Toyota Motor Corp. says it will move 3,000 jobs from Torrance, Calif., to new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, over the next three years. The move, announced Monday, will affect 2,000 workers in Toyota's U.S. sales and marketing arm and 1,...
  • Toyota to move 3,000 jobs from Southern California to Texas

    Toyota to move 3,000 jobs from Southern California to Texas
    Toyota Motor Corp. said it will move 3,000 jobs from Torrance to new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, over the next three years. The move will affect 2,000 workers in Toyota's U.S. sales and marketing arm and 1,000 positions in its financial...
  • 'Space Racers' gets a boost from science experts

    'Space Racers' gets a boost from science experts
    The U.S. may not have an operating space shuttle program at the moment, but the new animated series on KCET, "Space Racers," could help inspire the next generation of astronauts and space plane engineers. The new series, which debuts on Saturday,...
  • Charles W. Stills Jr., financial consultant

    Charles W. Stills Jr., financial consultant
    Charles W. Stills Jr., a Baltimore financial consultant who also was a church office manager, died Thursday in his sleep of unknown causes at his East Baltimore home. He was 80. The son of Charles W. Stills Sr., a steelworker and watchmaker, and Clara...
  • Is continuing education worth the investment?

     Is continuing education worth the investment?
    Sobered by indiscriminate job losses and mounting education debt, consumers of ongoing education are demanding more evidence their newly minted degrees will pay off in the job market. Schools are responding with new curriculum and placement-tracking...
  • Making the move back to the classroom

     Making the move back to the classroom
    Shaunea Brown was stuck. At age 29, the West Coast native had worked in a coffee shop, as a bank teller, at an auto auction and as an office coordinator, but, without a college degree, found that her opportunities to advance professionally were scarce....
  • Give Youths Sentenced As Adults A Second Look Later

    In Connecticut you must be 18 to vote, serve on a jury or enter into a contract. The law recognizes that adolescents are less equipped to make important decisions than adults are. Yet in one area, state law fails to distinguish between children and...