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  • State's Wildlife Leadership Academy seeks teens

     
    The Wildlife Leadership Academy is looking for youth ages 14-17 and teachers to serve as adult mentors for an educational program focusing on wildlife conservation and leadership development. The Academy’s mission is to empower youth to become...
  • L.A. River advocates wait for watershed Army Corps study

    This summer marks a moment of truth for the Los Angeles River. On Tuesday, the leaders of the nonprofit L.A. River Revitalization Corp. used a riverside press conference at North Atwater Park to trumpet its plan to complete a continuous bike path and...
  • Talk back: How should L.A. River be transformed?

    Talk back: How should L.A. River be transformed?
    The Times' architecture critic, Christopher Hawthorne, wrote Wednesday that the Los Angeles River is "the last great source of new green space in Los Angeles, a city notoriously short on parks." Efforts are underway to transform the river -- some...
  • Dredging up solutions for Aliso Creek

    Dredging up solutions for Aliso Creek
    When it comes to Aliso Creek, Tex Haines often looks below the water's surface. Haines, 61, who remembers coming to Aliso Beach Park when he was 6, is concerned about the amount of sand that workers shovel into the ocean to open up the creek's...
  • City gearing up to take on Bartlett Park

    What to do with the 28-acre Bartlett Park has been an issue for Huntington Beach leaders at least since the 1990s, and maybe even the '70s. The land was deeded to the city in 1971 by the developers as part of the Quimby Act, state law requiring that a...
  • Homewood park closes after fuel containers found on former military missile base

    Homewood park closes after fuel containers found on former military missile base
    A 32-acre park in the south suburbs will be closed through Wednesday after the discovery this week of a dozen high-energy fuel containers at a nearby former military missile base. The containers were found Wednesday on the former Nike missile base on...
  • Sandy aid should be pork-free

    Congress has proposed a bill for some $60 billion for relief for people caught up in the destruction from Hurricane Sandy ("Sandy aid bill would include more for Md.," Dec. 20). Interestingly enough, not only The Sun but Washington newspapers reported...
  • Bel Air approves more Plumtree Run work

    Additional work will be done to stabilize the banks of Plumtree Run south of George Street in Bel Air under a contract addendum passed by the Board of Town Commissioners at the most recent town meeting. The addendum to the existing contract with Ecotone...
  • La Cañada trail upgrade gets steeper

    La Cañada trail upgrade gets steeper
    It turns out the $157,000 fix for the Flint Canyon Trail is just the beginning. City officials found out this week that the cost to fully repair erosion on the trail may add up to as much as $4.5 million and involve several state agencies. While the city...
  • Save public input to help save the environment

    Save public input to help save the environment
    When first proposed about a decade ago, it seemed like a promising means to revive the Chesapeake Bay's devastated oyster crop: Bring in Chinese oysters, which are impervious to the diseases killing the native stock and also grow faster. If successful,...
  • Commentary: The people, officials of Newport made dredging project happen

    A note from Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle: This week, city officials and others gathered at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club to celebrate the completion of the Lower Bay dredging project. By investing in a community effort in the protection and...