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  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 30, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Africa, where Malian youths restrain an alleged shop looter after arresting him in the northern city of Gao, a key Islamist stronghold until it was retaken by French and Malian troops in a major boost to the...
  • Cal Fire kept $3.6 million from state's treasury, records show

     
    The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection hid $3.6 million from legal settlements rather than depositing it into the state’s cash-strapped general fund as required, interviews and documents reviewed by The Times show. For seven...
  • Obama taps John Bryson for Commerce secretary, highlighting green energy initiatives at Edison

    Obama taps John Bryson for Commerce secretary, highlighting green energy initiatives at Edison
    President Obama on Tuesday nominated former Edison International Chairman and Chief Executive John E. Bryson to be Commerce Secretary, tapping an environmental lawyer-turned-corporate executive in hopes of reaching out to a business community that has...
  • Peter Berg dies at 73; advocate for bioregionalism

    Peter Berg dies at 73; advocate for bioregionalism
    When thousands of American youths dropped out of mainstream society and descended on San Francisco in the mid-1960s convulsion known as the counterculture, Peter Berg and a small band of like-minded subversives were there to greet them. Calling...
  • Authors of stories promoting water district can't be found

    Authors of stories promoting water district can't be found
    There seemed to be no doubt that Mike Adams was a productive journalist, even if his beat was a bit obscure: the Central Basin Municipal Water District. In recent months, he churned out more than 20 stories on the water wholesaler based in southeast...
  • Sacrificing the desert to save the Earth

    Sacrificing the desert to save the Earth
    Construction cranes rise like storks 40 stories above the Mojave Desert. In their midst, the "power tower" emerges, wrapped in scaffolding and looking like a multistage rocket. Clustered nearby are hangar-sized assembly buildings, looming berms of sand...
  • Anne LaBastille dies at 77; naturalist inspired women to explore outdoors

    Anne LaBastille dies at 77; naturalist inspired women to explore outdoors
    Naturalist Anne LaBastille became something of a cult hero among modern women for embracing a distinctly frontier past. When her marriage fell apart in the mid-1960s, she took refuge in the wilderness, building a log cabin on a hidden lake in the...
  • $6.6-million settlement reached on Malibu beach water pollution

     
    Malibu has reached a $6.6-million legal settlement with environmental groups that both sides say will protect beachgoers by reducing the amount of polluted storm runoff that reaches the ocean. The settlement of a 2008 federal Clean Water Act lawsuit...
  • U.S. seeks to seize Malibu home, memorabilia from Equatorial Guinea official

     
    The federal government is moving to seize $70.8 million in assets, including a Malibu mansion, a Gulfstream jet and $2 million worth of Michael Jackson memorabilia, from the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea, alleging that the wealth was......
  • Water district no longer using website dropped by Google News

     
    Central Basin Municipal Water District officials said they were unaware of questions over the authorship of stories written about the agency by a news website and have instructed their public relations consultant to stop using the site. The Times...
  • Retired federal judge to represent Westlands Water District

     
    Former U.S. District Court Judge Oliver Wanger has agreed to represent an influential irrigation district that frequented his courtroom....