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Encinitas (San Diego, California)

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  • Interest in algae's oil prospects is growing

    Interest in algae's oil prospects is growing
    To many, algae is little more than pond scum, a nuisance to swimmers and a frustration to boaters. But to a growing community of scientists and investors in Southern California, there is oil locked in all that slimy stuff, and several dozen companies are...
  • Derrick Guild

    Lux Resident artist Derrick Guild Where: Lux Art Institute, 1550 South El Camino Real, Encinitas When: 1 to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 11 a.m to 5 p.m Saturdays Price: $10 Contact: (760) 436-6611; www.luxartinstitute.org
  • Derrick Guild's playful hybrids of nature

    Derrick Guild's playful hybrids of nature
    The thread that runs through Derrick Guild's work is a knotted one. Any possibility of continuity gets purposely, repeatedly, mischievously disrupted. In one series, the Scottish artist sets single vegetables against dark grounds, painting with all the...
  • Molly Bee dies at 69; country singer

    Molly Bee, a country singer popular in the 1950s and 1960s who was a teenage star on television's "Hometown Jamboree" and "The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show," has died. She was 69. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Molly Bee obituary: The obituary of...
  • Otha Young dies at 66; songwriter of 'The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)' for Juice Newton

    Otha Young, who wrote the 1980s hit "The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)" for Grammy-winning singer Juice Newton during their long musical partnership, died of cancer Aug. 6 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, said his wife, Brenda. He was 66. Young...
  • K. Pattabhi Jois, leading teacher of Ashtanga yoga, dies at 94

    K. Pattabhi Jois, leading teacher of Ashtanga yoga, dies at 94
    Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, the leading teacher of Ashtanga yoga who is credited with bringing the practice to a mass audience and introducing it to the West, has died. He was 94. Jois died Monday at his home in Mysore, India, after a short illness, the...
  • Darn Those Tiny Screens!

    Darn Those Tiny Screens!
    If you regularly use a Blackberry or other small electronic gadget, you may suffer from "computer vision syndrome," a cluster of symptoms including headaches or neck aches, dry, irritated eyes, sensitivity to light, and blurred or double vision. The...
  • Beyond Natives

    We've all heard the mantra "Grow California native plants," and with good reason. They require less irrigation, can withstand tough conditions and generally don't require much maintenance -- all good traits for gardeners facing diminishing water supplies,...
  • Letters to the editor

    Anything goes? No Re “Keeping L.A.’s signs vital,” Critic’s Notebook, March 26 Is there anything that makes Los Angeles look more like Podunk than the proliferation of gigantic Lady Liberties? Is it true that Times...
  • Grow your own exotic citrus -- pummelos, blood oranges and kaffir limes.

    Grow your own exotic citrus -- pummelos, blood oranges and kaffir limes.
    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA has the perfect climate for growing unusual citrus. Some of the more interesting include fruited blood oranges, fragrant-leaved kaffir limes and the surprisingly enormous pummelo. Pummelo (Citrus maxima): It looks like an elephant...
  • Border Patrol catches 22 Mexicans on North County beach

    Authorities arrested two Mexican men on suspicion of smuggling 22 illegal immigrants by boat and dropping them off at a beach in North County. San Diego County Sheriff's deputies and Border Patrol agents went to Swami's Beach in Encinitas early Tuesday...