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  • 'Stay or go' policy puts Australian families on front lines of firefighting

    'Stay or go' policy puts Australian families on front lines of firefighting
    It was brutally hot, 108 degrees, and the wind was howling. Bushfires were raging in the hills, making their way inexorably toward the Baker farmstead at the foot of the Brisbane Ranges. John and Carlene Baker had moved here to get away from the hurly-...
  • On the prowl for water-use scofflaws

    On the prowl for water-use scofflaws
    It was just after 9 a.m. when William Mims got busted in a Hancock Park driveway. Slowly, he set down the gushing hose, which lacked an automatic shut-off nozzle, stepped away from the gray BMW he was washing and put his hands up. "Hey, man, I confess....
  • Gray water: from the washer to the garden

    Gray water: from the washer to the garden
    I was never more excited to do laundry, and it wasn't because my son and I were running out of clean underwear. I had just installed a system to divert gray water from my washing machine to my xeriscaped frontyard, and I was anxious about whether the $312...
  • Fire retardants that protect the home

    Scott Garrett got the evacuation order at 6 a.m. on Oct. 22. His Lake Arrowhead home lay in the path of the Grass Valley fire, and flames would arrive within hours. Garrett rushed to his garage, where he kept 15 gallons of a flame-retardant spray...
  • The Dry Garden: Water-wise birdbaths can create a backyard spa for wildlife

     
    It has been my casual observation during the last decade in Los Angeles that dry years produce the best backyard birding and wet years the most marginal. This being the height of migration season for Western songbirds, and conditions around Los Angeles...
  • Don't try this at home, dogs: Tessa the Labrador gets tied up in the garden hose

     
    We love submitter nappyrabbit's shot of Labrador retriever Tessa, who seems to have gotten herself into quite a predicament. "Tessa loves playing with water hoses but always gets vexed in untangling herself when done," nappyrabbit explains. Vexed is right...
  • 65,000 diving suit hoses recalled after diver's death in Los Angeles

     
    The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall on 65,000 diving suit hoses after a diver died in Los Angeles. The manufacturer, SI Tech AB, has received six reports of hose inserts dislodging, including the one involved in the......
  • Is scientist taking great white shark research too far?

     
    Were you able to watch the National Geographic special, "White Shark Expedition," on Monday night -- and if so, what do you think of the methods utilized by researcher Michael Domeier at remote Guadalupe Island off Baja California? If you......
  • Matt Weinstock, March 10, 1960

     
    Lesson for Today A group of firemen have been engaging lately in baffling exercises with the fire hose at the north end of Echo Park Lake and a lady who lives nearby says she is losing her mind with curiosity and wonderment. They squirt water into the...
  • Long Beach water use restrictions are dripping success

    Since Long Beach ordered mandatory curbs on water use this fall, its Water Department has turned to unorthodox tools to spread the word. "STOP Wasting Water," urge the crimson warnings on the front pages of local weekly newspapers. A YouTube video, shot...
  • T.C. Boyle discusses 'The Women'

    T.C. Boyle discusses 'The Women'
    "We are both architects in a way. We both deal with structure, we are both artists, and we are both egomaniacs. I have worn a cape. There is where we end." With this, T.C. Boyle cocked one of his circumflex eyebrows and addressed a glass of Moscato that...