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  • New gallery takes over space vacated by Claremont Museum of Art [Updated]

     
    A new gallery has moved in to the space recently vacated by the Claremont Museum of Art. The OBJCT Gallery has set up shop at the Packing House in Claremont and will open an exhibition titled "Claremont Modernism" from Friday......
  • Linking L.A.: Manure tea bags making a mint for entrepreneur

     
    A San Juan Capistrano entrepreneur named Annie Haven has found a unique way to make extra money: manure teabags. The Orange County Register is reporting that Haven, who has a livestock business, is simply repackaging what her animals already produce......
  • Animals are big winners at Humane Society's Genesis Awards (but Tippi Hedren, 'The Cove' filmmaker and more humans are honored too)

     
    The Genesis Awards was an Oscar-style gala with tuxedos and glittery dresses and celebrity presenters, but at the end of the night, as befits an event honoring TV shows, films, documentaries, and news programs that highlighted animal welfare issues last.....
  • Bel-Air pet store finds homes for shelter pets in space vacated by former purveyor of puppy-mill puppies

     
    For five years, the manager of a pet store in posh Bel-Air met delivery trucks loaded with hundreds of ailing purebreds from Midwest puppy mills. "They often got sick in transit," Jamie Katz said. "They would put hundreds of puppies......
  • Waste recycling not easy at farm

     
    Central California is home to nearly 1.6 million dairy cows and their manure -- up to 192 million pounds per day. It's a mountain of waste and a potential environmental hazard. But for dairyman John Fiscalini, the dung on his farm is renewable gold: He'...
  • Vernon Hog Farmer Accused of Ignoring L.A. Garbage Laws

     
    April 7, 1910: A century ago, hogs were fed garbage, and if you had a lot of hogs, you needed lots of garbage. What better way to get it than what was discarded from Los Angeles restaurants? P.J. Durbin, a hog raiser in Vernon, scoffed at a contract...
  • 'Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains:' JT tries to defend his boneheaded move

     
    After he was voted off of "Survivor" Thursday night, James "JT" Thomas shared this piece of wisdom with the camera: "Never trust women!" Well, maybe he really doesn't, because we just finished our phone interview with JT and he wasn't......
  • Kinder, gentler chickens to be bred to rule future free-range roosts

     
    As more states move to ban restrictive livestock cages, the campaign to free egg-laying hens from cramped cages and shift them to pens animal rights advocates call more humane could be poised to unintentionally boost deaths among those birds. Researchers....
  • Mexico plans big splash with new Baja port

    Mexico's government is preparing to open bidding on the largest infrastructure project in the nation's history, a $4-billion seaport that could transform this farming village into a cargo hub to rival the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. If completed...
  • Saddling up at a working cattle operation

    Saddling up at a working cattle operation
    THE HEIFERS are acting surly, but my horse pushes forward. My young crew of 10 or so cowpunchers encircles about 30 head of cattle on a wide pasture in the shadow of a sawtooth mountain just west of Bridgeport. Our horses slowly lead the cattle toward a...
  • Tornadoes rake parts of Kan., Okla.; 2 found dead

    Authorities checking on a car stranded in a field Saturday morning found two people killed by a powerful storm that raked the state a day earlier with at least 17 tornadoes. The Friday storm destroyed several buildings and injured at least six people,...