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  • Ginny Wood dies at 95; pioneering Alaska environmentalist

    Ginny Wood dies at 95; pioneering Alaska environmentalist
    Virginia "Ginny" Hill Wood led a life of adventure beginning at a young age, guiding horseback trips in her native Washington state, bicycling through Europe before and after World War II, serving as a WASP pilot and, after moving to Alaska, building a...
  • Elinor Ostrom dies at 78; first woman to win Nobel in economics

    Elinor Ostrom dies at 78; first woman to win Nobel in economics
    Elinor Ostrom, an Indiana University political economist who in 2009 became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in economics by demonstrating that local communities can manage imperiled natural resources as well as or better than the government or...
  • Brush fire in San Diego County now 2,451 acres, 40% contained

     
    A wind-driven brush fire in a remote part of eastern San Diego County near the Mexican border has now burned 2,451 acres and is 40% contained, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection reported Monday night. Twenty homes are......
  • Amid scrutiny, water district will freeze water rates

     
    A water district serving nearly four million residents in L.A. County announced Thursday that it intends to freeze rates for the first time since 2003. The Water Replenishment District of Southern California’s announcement came after a Times story...
  • Court upholds habitat protection for Santa Ana sucker

     
    A federal court judge has upheld a controversial plan to protect 9,300 acres of critical habitat in rivers, creeks and washes in Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside counties needed by the threatened Santa Ana sucker to complete its complex......
  • Cyclists gain access to Santa Clarita Valley nature trail

     
    Newhall's Canyon Trail opened to cyclists: Cyclists are praising the County’s decision to grant them access to a popular Santa Clarita Valley nature trail, but lamented officials’ decision to continue to bar them from another coveted path....
  • 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...
  • China-U.S. power play at core of East Asian island disputes

     
    At first glance, it seems to make little sense that China and U.S. allies in the Western Pacific would dredge up old fights over uninhabitable islands, provoking nationalist protests, diplomatic rifts and a threat of violent confrontation in a strategic...
  • Palmdale, local water district settle long-standing disputes

     
    City of Palmdale: The City of Palmdale and the Palmdale Water District have agreed to settle multiple lawsuits and claims and begin a new partnership on recycled water, officials in the High Desert city announced Thursday....
  • State legislation may bring peace to L.A. water district war

     
    The California Assembly approved legislation Thursday that would end a long-standing turf war between two Los Angeles County water districts. For much of the last decade, the Lakewood-based Water Replenishment District has been fighting with the Commerce-...
  • China commits $15 billion in development funds for Latin America

     
    To solidify its relationship with Latin America, which already accounts for $200 billion in annual trade, China's prime minister, Wen Jiabao, said his nation was ready to commit $15 billion in financing for infrastructure, manufacturing and technology...