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  • Navy steps up efforts to protect burrowing owls at weapons base

    Navy steps up efforts to protect burrowing owls at weapons base
    Five juvenile burrowing owls flapped across a salt marsh at the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station on a recent weekday, matching the loops and curves of dragonflies and moths before snatching their prey midair. Soon, the owls will be feasting on larger...
  • David 'Deacon' Jones dies at 74; Fearsome L.A. Rams lineman

    David 'Deacon' Jones dies at 74; Fearsome L.A. Rams lineman
    Hall of Fame football player David "Deacon" Jones, one of the Los Angeles Rams' heralded Fearsome Foursome whose outspoken persona and relentless pursuit of quarterbacks helped turn defensive linemen into stars, died Monday of natural causes at his home...
  • Letters: Cleaning up after the Rim fire

    Re "Beware the clear-cutters," Editorial, Oct. 4 Your editorial calls a bill in the House of Representatives to reduce the risk of forest fires a "flawed approach," but it then goes on to suggest that no policy changes are necessary to address the...
  • Buffaloes threaten pristine landscape

    Buffaloes threaten pristine landscape
    SACRAMENTO — The Brown administration and some water buffaloes want to muck up one of the most unique, mysterious and picturesque areas of California. Muck it up literally. OK, they're really trying to update California's vital waterworks and...
  • A slow-motion Colorado River disaster

     A slow-motion Colorado River disaster
    On Aug. 7, the head of the Southern Nevada Water Authority called for federal disaster relief to address the consequences of water scarcity in the Colorado River system. On Friday, the Bureau of Reclamation announced it would be forced to cut the flow...
  • Letters: Water solution won't wait

    Re “The shrinking Colorado,” Opinion, Aug. 19 The article mentioned that by 2015, the water level in Lake Mead could dip below the intake pipe that delivers water to Las Vegas, and that Las Vegas is racing to construct a deeper intake pipe...
  • Climate change may be baring Mt. Everest

    Climate change may be baring Mt. Everest
    A warming climate is melting the glaciers of Mount Everest, shrinking the frozen cloak of Earth’s highest peak by 13% in the last 50 years, researchers have found. Rocks and natural debris previously covered by snow are appearing now as the snow...
  • Another dry year could be bad news for California

    Another dry year could be bad news for California
    Water managers Monday urged Californians to step up their conservation efforts, warning that many parts of the state could face water shortages next year if this winter proves to be another dry one. “Use these dry conditions as a wake-up call,&...
  • 'Fracking' moratorium proposed by two L.A. City Council members

    'Fracking' moratorium proposed by two L.A. City Council members
    Los Angeles City Council members Paul Koretz and Mike Bonin are calling for a moratorium on the practice of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” which is used by energy companies to extract hard-to-reach oil. In a prepared statement Tuesday,...
  • Brain-eating amoeba in water causes high anxiety in Louisiana parish

    Brain-eating amoeba in water causes high anxiety in Louisiana parish
    Officials traced the death of a 4-year-old Mississippi boy in August to a day spent playing on a Slip 'n Slide in a New Orleans suburb. Cause of death: a rare, brain-eating amoeba. At first, officials thought the amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, had been...
  • State says delta tunnel benefits exceed costs by billions

    State says delta tunnel benefits exceed costs by billions
    The benefits of reconfiguring the way California exports water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin delta would substantially outweigh the costs, according to a study released Monday by the state. “This plan makes economic sense. The numbers more than...