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  • Bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff retires from the concert stage

     
    German bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff has announced today on his website that he will no longer be giving concerts....
  • Soil test under county building in Orange turns up toxic chemical

     
    A chemical used in dry cleaning and for degreasing equipment has been found in an area of soil beneath an Orange County building that is the subject of multiple lawsuits from workers who say the air in those offices made......
  • Baby dropped from parking structure: Father defends wife

     
    Baby dropped from parking garage: The father of a baby boy who died Wednesday after his mother allegedly threw him from the top of a parking garage is defending his wife, saying mental illness was responsible....
  • California toxic waste case settled

     
    “Significant shortcomings at Chemical Waste Management’s lab compromised the company’s ability to accurately analyze the toxic waste to be disposed of in their landfill,” said Jared Blumenfeld, the EPA’s regional...
  • The health of our gardens, and the people who tend them

     
    The Dry Garden: Mow and blow crews -- and mow and blow gardens Years ago, as a photographer and I were at work on a photo essay for a magazine about some of the more accident-prone people in Britain, we......
  • Michael Hiltzik: The FDA and the Lap-Band

     
    Is the motto of the Food and Drug Administration "safety last" when it comes to the Lap-Band? As my Wednesday column reports, the FDA's approval last week of expanded use of Allergan's silicone weight-loss implant came despite considerable evidence that.....
  • Farmworkers challenge approval of methyl iodide on strawberry fields

     
    A group of environmental and community health organizations is challenging the state’s approval late last month of the agricultural fumigant methyl iodide, a state-listed carcinogen. The coalition representing farmworkers and environmental groups...
  • EPA fines Kettleman City waste dump over PCB contamination

     
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday levied a $300,000 fine against a toxic waste dump near a Central California farming community plagued by birth defects for failing to properly manage carcinogenic polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs....
  • Kettleman City birth defects not linked to toxic dump, state investigation finds [Updated]

     
    A state investigation did not find a common underlying cause for recent birth defects, including heart problems and cleft palates and lips, in Kettleman City, a Central California farming community of about 1,500 mostly Spanish-speaking residents,...
  • Report expected on birth defects in Kettleman City

     
    State health officials are expected to release a long-awaited report Monday on their investigation into the possible causes of severe birth defects in Kettleman City, a Central California farming community of about 1,500 mostly Spanish-speaking residents....
  • Schwarzenegger signs environmental bills

     
    It's been nearly two years since California enacted its green chemistry initiative, which was designed to change the environmental zeitgeist in Sacramento from a chemical-by-chemical approach to a more comprehensive scheme that would identify compounds of...