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  • Twists and tunes, on a Rio Grande rafting trip

    Big Bend National Park, Texas Butch Hancock probably isn't the first singer-songwriter to wind up, 35 years after that first promising album, sleeping under a tarp down by the river. But he is the first one I've ever watched wake up. When I crawled out...
  • Santa Monica Mountains Science Festival starts Friday at Paramount Ranch

     
    The inaugural Santa Monica Mountains Science Festival begins Friday evening at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. Sponsored by the National Park Service in partnership with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the free festival will take...
  • From the Vaults: 'First Spaceship on Venus' (1960)

     
    Well, "First Spaceship on Venus" is quite the odd little movie: a vintage space epic filmed in East Germany and co-produced with Poland. It features an international team of characters and a strong anti-nuclear message! Released in German as "Der...
  • Drugs may protect bats threatened by disease known as white-nose syndrome, scientists announce

     
    BOSTON — Scientists may have found some ways to help the nation's bats, which are being wiped out by a novel fungal disease. Lab tests show that several drugs can fight the fungus and that some antiseptics might help decontaminate......
  • A night walk in the park

    Jim and Joanne Jackson lead a series of night walks once a month during the summer in Descanso Gardens. It's a better opportunity to see the creatures that call the gardens home. The couple, married 53 years, give their evenings as volunteers at...
  • Use houseplants to fill in a garden's empty spaces

    Use houseplants to fill in a garden's empty spaces
    By mid-July, "black holes" often develop in the garden. Spring ephemeral flowers such as Virginia bluebells have died away. Tulip leaves and stems have browned and even the daffodil foliage has mostly faded and can safely be removed. Bleeding heart...
  • GAMEBUSTERS

    (High school football plays of 30 yards or more) 75 – Taylor Ross (Sage Hill) touchdown run 61 – Taylor Ross (Sage Hill) touchdown run 44 – Buzzy Yokoyama (Newport Harbor) touchdown run 40 – Andrew Boehm (Corona del Mar)...
  • Animals, Petting Farms and Ranches

    Acts 2 Acres 4250 NWS 43rd Street,Coconut CreekPony parties! We also have a petting zoo. Paint a pony and lots more! www.acts2acres.com 954-326-2528 Air K9z Frisbee dogs at your event! www.airK9z.com 954-605-0014 Animal Kingdom Serving the tri-...
  • The wonder under

    CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK, N.M.--The story sounds like one of those tall tales that cowpokes recount beside the campfire. It asks you to believe that this part of the world used to sit smack-dab down by the equator, that the rocks beneath your feet...
  • Carlsbad main sights

    1. Natural Entrance At the beginning of a 750-foot descent involving steep, asphalt switchbacks, a yawning hole announces the presence of the immense caverns below. At dusk, in summer, hundreds of thousands of Mexican free-tail bats soar out of the...
  • Carlsbad Caverns facts

    Established as a national park: May 14, 1930. Area: 46,753 acres; 750 feet from surface to floor of caverns. Visitors: 469,303 in 2000. Location: 23 miles southwest of Carlsbad, N.M., and 150 miles east of El Paso, Texas, on U.S. Highway 62/180. Flora...