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  • Volunteers get their hands dirty — and like it — at La Brea Tar Pits

    Volunteers get their hands dirty — and like it — at La Brea Tar Pits
    Every Thursday morning, Judith Sydner-Gordon puts on the same simple uniform: khaki cargo pants and an electric orange T-shirt with a saber-toothed cat emblazoned across the front. Recently, she added an accessory, a miniature canine skull that dangles...
  • L.A.'s Mt. Wilson Observatory inspires the future of cosmology

    L.A.'s Mt. Wilson Observatory inspires the future of cosmology
    The first thing I notice as we climb the steep stairs is an old hand crank telephone — the kind that looks like a face with two brass bells for eyes and a black trumpet for a mouth. It sits in a cubby along with a rotary telephone from the 1950s and...
  • Rain of asteroids melted early Earth, boiled its oceans, study shows

    Rain of asteroids melted early Earth, boiled its oceans, study shows
    When you look up at the moon’s pockmarked face, you’re actually staring at Earth’s early history. The rain of asteroids that pummeled the lunar surface hit our planet too — it’s just that erosion and plate tectonics blotted...
  • Coupon: $10 off with $30 purchase at Radio Shack

    Coupon: $10 off with $30 purchase at Radio Shack
    Get a $10 off coupon with a $30 purchase at RadioShack with a coupon. In a letter to customers, the chain's CEO Joe Magnacca is offering the coupon as a thank you to customers and an invitation to see what new as the electronics giant rebrands....
  • Newspaper reporter between lumberjack, enlisted military personnel for worst jobs of 2014

    Newspaper reporter between lumberjack, enlisted military personnel for worst jobs of 2014
    Most people won't disagree that serving in military or being a lumberjack are far more dangerous jobs than being a newspaper reporter.  But that didn't stop the career of newspaper reporting ranking in the bottom three of the 200 best and worst jobs...
  • Some parents get an "F" in dress code

    Some parents get an "F" in dress code
    A Florida school board member wants parents who pick up their children to pick up their pants, too. Broward County board member Rosalind Osgood wants parents to lead by example, starting with their wardrobes. She says that any dress code inside the...
  • Pompano outfit fills a need for crew members on cruise ships

    Pompano outfit fills a need for crew members on cruise ships
    David Hirsch knows what it's like not to have access to favorite snacks or to run out of everyday health care items while working at sea. That dilemma led Hirsch, 43, and his wife Ashley to launch Crew Concierge in November 2005 to fill a void he'd...
  • Ted Cruz woos Republicans in South Florida

    Ted Cruz woos Republicans in South Florida
    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is visiting South Florida to help the Republican Party raise money — and at the same time audition for donors and activists who could prove valuable if he runs for president. More coverage over in the righthand column...
  • CTA releases list of buildings needed to be razed for Belmont overpass

    CTA releases list of buildings needed to be razed for Belmont overpass
    The CTA has released the list of nearly 20 buildings in the Lakeview neighborhood it says must be torn down as part of a $320 million project to build an elevated bypass and untangle trains on the Red, Purple and Brown lines. Many of the buildings are...
  • Manager and analyst at Broward crime lab resign

    The manager and a technical analyst have resigned from the Broward sheriff's crime lab, where an internal affairs investigation into a chemist's work and allegations of missing drugs at the facility has been underway since January. Dr. James Ongley, 62,...
  • Repeat teen burglars vex Fort Lauderdale

    Repeat teen burglars vex Fort Lauderdale
    With a juvenile justice system that emphasizes rehabilitation over incarceration, residents of some Fort Lauderdale neighborhoods are tired of seeing the same teens break into homes again and again with little to fear if they are caught. "In the '80s or...