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  • Giant Palouse earthworms found, but they aren't as 'giant' as expected

     
    SPOKANE, Wash. — Two living specimens of the fabled giant Palouse earthworm have been captured for the first time in two decades in what represents a significant discovery of a creature that has achieved a mythic status in the area.......
  • Datebook: Events, exhibits, classes for the week ahead

     
    Home and garden events are listed below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions should be fewer than 75 words and must be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please.......
  • Federal biofuel mandate flawed, report finds

     
    A National Research Council report Tuesday said a federal requirement to add some 16 billion gallons of cellulose-based ethanol to the nation's fuel supply by 2022 won't be met unless innovative technologies are developed or policies changed. The report...
  • 100 years later, Channel Island wetlands to be restored

     
    A major restoration project could bring back a long-degraded wetland to one of the remote islands off the Southern California coast. Workers have broken ground on a $1-million project that will cut down 1,800 nonnative eucalyptus trees and scoop out......
  • 'Altered Landscapes' at the Nevada Museum of Art

     
    "Altered Landscapes" book and exhibition at Nevada Museum of Art address how we mark, build and live upon the land....
  • $44.4-million settlement reached in San Francisco Bay oil spill

     
    Local, state and federal officials on Monday announced a $44.4-million civil settlement with the owners and operators of a container ship that spilled 53,000 gallons of oil into San Francisco Bay after striking a tower of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay...
  • Charlie Sheen roast: Blood and a lot of vicious jokes

     
    Charlie Sheen is on the hot seat at Comedy Central roast...
  • Secluded park threatened with closure

     
    Seclusion is threatening Henry W. Coe State Park near Gilroy. Light visitation and low revenues have made California's second-largest park a target in the state's budget battles. In May, California officials announced plans to close this rugged expanse...
  • Pro Portfolio: Small modern bathroom remodel

     
    XP & Architecture finished a bathroom earlier this year that creates the impression of spaciousness on a 5-by-5-foot footprint. It's the latest installment of Pro Portfolio, our feature posted every Monday in which we look at a recently built, remodeled.....
  • Tigers cubs, otter pups, Komodo dragon born at L.A. Zoo

     
    Three male Sumatran tiger cubs were born August 6 to the zoo’s female tiger, Melukakan (aka Lulu), according to a statement released by zoo officials Monday....
  • Auto shredder to pay $2.9 million to settle toxic waste case

     
    A judge has accepted the agreement, eresolving complaints that SA Recycling and Simms Metal Waste violated hazardous waste and air pollution laws by continuing operations after its air pollution control system was damaged by the explosion....