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  • 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 14.63°C (58.23°F). This is 0.63°C (1.13°F) 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...
  • 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...
  • April in the Garden

    Almanac •Average temperature: High 83, Low 60. •Rainfall: 2.42 inches. Moon phases • First quarter: April 2. • Full moon: April 9. • Last quarter: April 17. •New moon: April 24. Moon-sign planting dates &#...
  • A small miracle for Christmas: A young man's journey took a near-tragic turn on a snowy Iowa highway -- but one by one, strangers lighted his way out of the darkness

    A small miracle for Christmas: A young man's journey took a near-tragic turn on a snowy Iowa highway  --  but one by one, strangers lighted his way out of the darkness
    In one of my last memories before the truck hit me, I was sitting in the driver's seat of my mother's Honda Civic. It was stuck in an 8-foot snowdrift that blocked the northbound lane of Route 13 in rural northeast Iowa. The wind was screaming across...
  • September in the garden

    Almanac Average temperatures High 90 Low 72 Rainfall 5.76 inches Autumn arrives September 22. The Moon 1. Moon phases. Last quarter September 1 New moon September 8 First quarter September 15 Full moon September 23 Last quarter September 30 2....
  • Must-have car supplies: Road-trip essentials

    Must-have car supplies: Road-trip essentials
    We often butt heads with our parents during our teenage years; it isn't until we've spent four years (or five or six) away at college that we realize how good we had it living at home. If there was a problem with your car, for instance, you could just...
  • We're building up to 'beach-house bailout' — aka national hurricane insurance

    Not that I would wish anyone harm, but it wouldn't have been such a bad thing for Florida if Hurricane Earl had maintained its wind speed and then hung a left at latitude 40 degrees north. That would have taken it through the Big Apple and into New...