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  • Small amounts of radiation headed for California, but no health risk seen

    Small amounts of radiation headed for California, but no health risk seen
    Small amounts of radioactive isotopes from the crippled Japanese nuclear power plant are being blown toward North America high in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean and will reach California as soon as Friday, according to experts. A network of...
  • W.S. Merwin is green as U.S. poet laureate

    W.S. Merwin is green as U.S. poet laureate
    Reporting from Maui — We've been batting our way through W.S. Merwin's yard for a couple hours, swatting mosquitoes in the streambed under the dark wet canopy of towering, philodendron-draped mangoes and looking at some 700 species of palm trees,...
  • Market Watch: Jay Ruskey perks interest with California-grown coffee

    Market Watch: Jay Ruskey perks interest with California-grown coffee
    When customers stop by Jay Ruskey's stand at the Santa Barbara farmers market these days, they may or may not be impressed by the likes of the dragon fruit or finger limes he grows, but virtually everyone stops and gawks at the jars of fresh-roasted...
  • Market Watch: At the revived Newport Beach market, persimmons and satsuma mandarins

    Market Watch: At the revived Newport Beach market, persimmons and satsuma mandarins
    Orange County offers both opportunity and pitfalls for farmers market shoppers. The area's demand for fresh local produce far exceeds the supply, particularly for crops such as stone fruit and apples, and it's difficult for upstate growers to make it...
  • Japan struggles in quake's aftermath

    Japan struggled on Saturday to recover from its worst earthquake, which unleashed enough energy to generate a tsunami that threatened several countries along the Pacific Rim, including the United States where parts of California and the rest of the West...
  • Kam Kuwata dies at 57; leading California Democratic political strategist

    Kam Kuwata dies at 57; leading California Democratic political strategist
    Kam Kuwata, one of California's leading Democratic political strategists and a droll wit whose colorful quotes and keen analyses enlivened many campaigns, was found dead in his Venice condominium Monday. He was 57. Police were called to investigate...
  • As campaign heats up, so does focus on 'birthers'

    As campaign heats up, so does focus on 'birthers'
    In December, shortly after taking office, Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie told the Los Angeles Times that he hoped to use his new perch to take on the so-called "birther" movement, the belief that President Obama was not born in the state -- or, more to...
  • John McCain praises Gov. Jan Brewer for veto of 'birther bill'

    John McCain praises Gov. Jan Brewer for veto of 'birther bill'
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday credited Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) for making "the right decision" with her veto of the so-called "birther bill," which would have required presidential candidates to submit their birth certificates in order to...
  • News and video from the first day of Disney's D23 Expo

    News and video from the first day of Disney's D23 Expo
    For many people, Friday in Central Florida was undoubtedly another beautiful day at the Walt Disney World parks. Yet many East Coast Disney fans probably had their attention focused westward as the D23 Expo kicked off its first day in Anaheim, Calif....
  • Irrational nuclear fears lead to potassium iodide shortages in U.S.

    There is great fear in the world today about Japanese nuclear reactors exploding in a Chernobyl-level disaster. Citizens in Japan are scrambling to get ahold of potassium iodide, which can protect against radiation poisoning of the thyroid gland.  Here'...
  • Disney's new Hawaii resort Aulani offers passholder discount

    Disney's new Hawaii resort Aulani offers passholder discount