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  • California trails in online tools for voters, study finds

     
    This post has been corrected. See below. Why would you want to be in Minnesota in November rather than in sunny California? Because Minnesota has far better online tools for voters than the Golden State, according to a new study......
  • Weather page: Times’ San Clemente temperatures are out to sea

     
    A reader in San Clemente noticed a pattern on the weather page. The reported temperatures for his city frequently were off 3 to 5 degrees and tended to be missing on weekends. Why wasn’t the temperature reported regularly, and from......
  • More junk science, I'm sure...

     
    The average temperature across land and ocean surfaces during October was 14.63C (58.23F). This is 0.63C (1.13F) above the 20th century average and ties with 2008 as the fifth warmest October on record. ....This is the 332nd consecutive month with.......
  • Dry Gardening: Evapotranspiration and the over-watering of the Southern California lawn

    Editor's note: This is the first installment of a column on drought-tolerant gardening that will appear occasionally in the Home section. For weekly advice and conversation on the subject, go to our new blog at latimes.com/home. In the categories box,...
  • San Diego's top attractions for the family

    San Diego's top attractions for the family
    The must-see sites • The Embarcadero San Diego's downtown waterfront features two separate but related attractions the excellent Maritime Museum and the humongous USS Midway aircraft carrier. The former features half a dozen historic ships from...
  • Notre Dame student dies when lift falls

    Notre Dame student dies when lift falls
    SOUTH BEND — Ninety minutes before tragedy struck Wednesday, Notre Dame junior Declan Sullivan publicly expressed his fear about the situation. Sullivan, a 20-year-old from Long Grove, Ill., died after the scissor lift from which he was filming...
  • FPL customers pay to keep manatees cozy — and alive

    FPL customers pay to keep manatees cozy — and alive
    COCOA — The biggest gathering of Florida manatees ever observed survived a deadly cold snap last winter by huddling in warm water discharged from a power plant on the Indian River Lagoon in Brevard County. The 1960s-era Florida Power & Light Co....
  • Planet of the Apps: Wasting Time with the iPhone's Top 25 Free Games

    Planet of the Apps: Wasting Time with the iPhone's Top 25 Free Games
    The iPhone has brought a lot of unique features to portable gaming -- a large, multi-touch screen, a tilt sensor and significant built-in storage among them. But one of the iPhone's most revolutionary features is its large library of instantly...
  • 'Whiteout'

    "Whiteout" comes from a graphic novel by Greg Rucka and Steve Lieber, about a U.S. Marshal stationed in Antarctica, which we're told straight off is "the most isolated landmass on Earth." Oh, that Antarctica. A corpse is found on the ice, but it's not...
  • Beach bacteria battle goes high-tech

    Beach bacteria battle goes high-tech
    So much for the old warning flag on a stick. Confronting an almost unwinnable battle against E. coli and other bacteria on public beaches, Chicago and some of its suburbs have taken the fight into the digital age. From computer models that can predict...
  • From sizzle to normal

    What a difference a week makes. Last week, record temperatures were set for 2010. Now things have returned to normal after a gloomy start to the summer and weeklong heat wave. From July 14 to July 17 temperatures were in the mid- to upper 90s across...