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  • The Dry Garden: Détente with the gopher

     
    Gophers: Best way to get rid of gophers? For ecologist Paula Schiffman, professor at Cal State Northridge, that's actually the wrong question. A better thought to pose is: What good do these animals do in our garden (and they do help in some ways), and...
  • Natural History Museum announces new hall for history and ecology

     
    The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County says that 'Becoming Los Angeles,' a new exhibit on the region's history and ecology, will open in December. It's part of a gradual, $135-million makeover of the Exposition Park museum....
  • Two-headed tortoise gets her close-up in Kiev

     
    Today we did a double take at this shot of a two-headed turtle on display in Ukraine. The animal also has two hearts, six legs and a single intestine. "Strictly speaking it isn't a tortoise with two heads, but rather two conjoined tortoises," zoologist...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: A Breakfast Buffet Of Links.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're like us, the chances are pretty good that, even at this early hour, you're already looking forward to the long holiday weekend ahead. If you're even in the office this morning, perhaps you're......
  • Rahm Emanuel on ‘Meet the Press’; Grover Norquist on ‘Fareed Zakaria GPS’

     
    Most Sunday morning programs will turn to the Democratic National Convention, which starts next week in Charlotte, N.C. The guest lineup: ***Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks to NBC's “Meet the Press,” which airs at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2....
  • Mammoth delivery to La Brea tar pits

     
    Life-size imperial mammoth is towed behind sculptor Howard Ball's 1958 Volkswagen for installation at La Brea tar pits....
  • Behind the lens: Shooting the Endeavour time-lapse video

     
    By Bryan Chan, Los Angeles Times In Los Angeles it might be said that we’ve seen it all. In February we saw a 340-ton boulder hauled 105 miles over two weeks to an art museum. But a space shuttle moving through city streets was going to be unique....
  • Movie Quote Quiz

     
    Today’s Movie Quote Quiz is a tribute to one movie that came up in conversation with my friend at Tuesday’s night’s Triple A Championship Game at Coca Cola Park. It has nothing to do with baseball; our conversations tend to......
  • Friends mourn surfer killed in shark attack off Santa Barbara

     
    Friends on Tuesday mourned a 39-year-old surfer killed in a shark attack off the waters of Central California. Francisco Javier Solorio Jr. of Orcutt, Calif., was described as an avid surfer who had been coming to the surf spot since......
  • L.A. Now Live: Fatal California shark attack 13th since 1950

     
    The fatal shark attack of a surfer off the Santa Barbara County coast marks the 13th fatal shark encounter in California waters since 1950, experts said. Times staff writer Wesley Lowery will join L.A. Now Live at 9 a.m. Wednesday to discuss the death...
  • Beaches closed after surfer killed in shark attack

     
    Authorities ordered beaches near Vandenberg Air Force Base closed for 72 hours after a 39-year-old surfer was killed Tuesday in a shark attack....