| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:20 PM
The sun was so strong this year in Joe Del Bosque's cantaloupe fields that some of the melons could have used sunscreen.
The surface of the fruit got sunburned, which looks bad and in some cases affects taste. He had to throw those away.
The first six...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:53 PM
A dozen students crowded around a picnic table at Ralph Foy Park in Burbank Monday afternoon, decorating leather bracelets and bookmarks.
The high school and college students hailed from Incheon, South Korea, Burbank’s sister city since 1961, and...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Opportunity, the little rover that could, has broken a 41-year-old driving distance record that’s out of this world. The decade-old NASA Mars rover has crossed the 25-mile mark, surpassing the 24.2-mile record held by the Russian moon rover Lunokhod...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:05 AM
SAN JOSE, Calif. A powerful El Nino that had been emerging in the Pacific is fizzling out, evaporating hopes it will deliver a knockout punch to California's three-year drought.
A new report from scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
On a dusty clearing between a fallow wheat field and wilting orange groves, Steve Arthur's crew of two mud-splattered well drillers worked furiously to deliver a lifeline to another despondent farmer.
Using a diesel-powered rig that rumbled like a...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:47 PM
By the time NASA’s flying saucer splashed down in the Pacific in June, the engineers who designed it already knew their experiment had been a huge success. From the control tower at Kauai’s Pacific Missile Range Facility, they had watched...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Local telescope expert Bill Fournier presented a "Telescope Nuts and Bolts" workshop for kids at the Windsor Locks Public Library on July 24. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA ambassador brought his various telescopes to introduce the world of...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
An asteroid the length of a New York city block will zip past Earth on Sunday, coming within 770,000 miles of our planet at its closest approach.
Nicknamed "the Beast," it has been designated a "potentially hazardous asteroid" because of its size...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Ten Years Ago
Three men suspected of burglarizing a La Cañada jewelry store six weeks earlier were in jail and law enforcement officials were on the hunt for a Glendale businessman suspected of leading a theft ring that was believed to have taken...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Rainy seasons over the last two years were the driest in downtown Los Angeles since record-keeping began in 1877, and forecasters now say the El Niño that had been predicted to bring some relief may not materialize.
According to the National Weather...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:15 PM
NASA's Cassini mission flew past Titan early Wednesday morning, successfully completing a complex maneuver that will help scientists better understand one of the solar system's most intriguing moons.
Beginning around midnight, a team of scientists and...