| Jan 4, 2012
| 5:37 PM
It's a story with a lot of buzz and a big ole' stinger.
Researchers at San Francisco State University say the reason bees have been disappearing is because of little critters called Apocephalus borealis.
The smaller-than-flea-sized pests hitch a ride on...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Researchers at San Francisco University have found a potential new threat facing honeybees in the bay area. It's a fly parasite that preys on native bees and wasps. No, not the "wasps" you are thinking about.
This could be a serious problem for...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Julie Bowen was on the set of the television show "Boston Legal" four years ago when she got the call from her husband, who was on his way to the hospital with their then-infant son Oliver.
While hanging out in the backyard of their California home,...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Every year, new restaurants, stores and other attractions pop up on the Delaware shore. This year is no exception. The list below is a sampling of some of the more interesting places that have recently opened their doors, as wel as some beach standbys....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
I planted a hibiscus shrub that gets flowers the size of a dinner plate. I've had the plant for three years. This year, it is much bigger and loaded with buds. I was so excited until I noticed the buds are yellowing and something's eating the leaves....
| Sep 20, 2012
Mayan legend that explains how these beautiful
birds were created from spare parts left over when the
other birds were created by the Mayan sun god.
The plumage of a ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus
colubris) shimmered in the early-morning...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:05 PM
It was while she was serving dinner to her kids in 2008 and their dad was out campaigning for president, that Michelle Obama hatched a modest daydream: a vegetable garden on the White House grounds.
She'd recently had a conversation with her children's...
| May 30, 2012
You probably have never heard so many New Orleanians begin to scream, hoop, and holler after hearing someone say the name of another city, Charlotte. But that's what happened Wednesday night at Manning's downtown.
The crowd had assembled to watch ESPN...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 1:05 AM
I'm doing some different landscaping and maintenance jobs in my hometown. I'm wondering about how to get rid of white clover in lawns other than using Roundup. I know Speedzone works, but is there any cultural way to eradicate it, such as lightly...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 5:29 PM
FALLBROOK, Calif. -- San Diego County Animal Services officers are investigating a case of animal cruelty involving five puppies tied to a tree directly beneath a beehive.
Three of the dogs were found dead and the other two had suffered multiple bee...
| Jun 19, 2012
First lady Michelle Obama has adopted healthy eating and fighting childhood obesity among her pet causes. Her first book, "American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America" (Crown), tells of her experiences planting...