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  • Fire threat to homes diminishes

    Fire threat to homes diminishes
    Stubborn fires continued to rage through wilderness areas of San Diego and Orange counties Thursday, and the toll rose with the grim discovery of six more bodies of people caught in the infernos. But the danger to homes and businesses subsided and many of...
  • Native plants could bounce back, or disappear

    Thousands of hungry goats roamed Catalina as recently as a decade ago, gobbling every green leaf and shrub in sight, the island's de facto brush clearance program. After years of angst-filled debate over the voracious nonnative goat population, the...
  • Don't rush to reseed at park, experts say

    Several scientists are cautioning Los Angeles officials to think hard before reseeding and replanting large areas of Griffith Park that burned in last week's 820-acre brush fire. Reseeding can be expensive and potentially useless, said the scientists,...
  • Where to find tejocote

    Where to find tejocote
    The season for fresh tejocote starts in November and peaks in December. You can buy fresh tejocote from: Gonzalez Northgate Markets: Fresh Serrato Farms tejocote, at 29 stores in Southern California. www.northgatemarkets.com. Rancho Mexico Lindo: Grows...
  • Learn more about manzanitas

    Learn more about manzanitas
    Whether you want manzanita to be your garden's main event or just a side attraction, there are plenty of resources to get you started. And with more than 200 types of species and cultivars at your disposal, it will be quite a show: Planting season: Now...
  • Kumquats: Sweet-tarts of the citrus rodeo

    Kumquats: Sweet-tarts of the citrus rodeo
    Growing up in Los Angeles in the 1960s, my brother and I knew just what to do with kumquats from the potted tree on the patio: We tossed them at each other. Like most Californians, we never ate them. Kumquats do present a challenge for the uninitiated....
  • 'Anza-Borrego: A Photographic Journey' celebrates the desert park in images

    No question, Anza-Borrego is glorious in wildflower season, but true desert rats such as Ernie Cowan see the glory of the 600,000-plus-acre state park in all its seasonal moods. Cowan's new book, "Anza-Borrego: A Photographic Journey," celebrates the...
  • Big-wave surfer and videographer Noel Cameron Robinson is memorialized

     
    Big-wave surfer and videographer Noel Cameron Robinson was celebrated Saturday at a gathering and paddle-out that was attended by more than 500 family and friends in Jenner, Calif. “It was just love. Lots of love everywhere,” said Northern...
  • Authorities missed many chances to re-imprison sex offender and save Chelsea King and Amber Dubois

     
    Authorities missed dozens of parole violations that would have sent registered sex offender John Albert Gardner III back to prison and kept him from raping and murdering two teenage girls in northern San Diego County, according to a report released......
  • Driver in California 200 crash says he is 'devastated'

     
    The driver of a desert off-road vehicle that slammed into a crowd of spectators Saturday night, killing eight people, posted a message on Facebook late Sunday expressing his sadness over the tragedy. Brett M. Sloppy, 28, was driving his modified......
  • California 200 and other races foster dangerous 'Mad Max' atmosphere, critics say

     
    Environmental groups Sunday faulted federal authorities for allegedly failing to monitor the safety of Mojave Desert events such as the California 200 –- an off-road race in which eight people died when a vehicle crashed into onlookers. Environmental...