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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterShaun Stratton pulled on his wetsuit, grabbed his inner tube and headed to the beach to take part in one of California's riskiest pastimes: hunting for abalone. It's not that abalone is an elusive quarry. The giant snail inches its way across the rocks...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterGuadalupe Island, Mexico The mammoth predator is lured from the abyss by the scent of blood, and looms larger with every fathom it covers. My heart races as I turn this way and that, sucking air through a hose, peering through a mask, intently following...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterA deep-diving dolphin died on the beach of the Navy's San Nicolas Island late last month during the final days of naval exercises using a type of sonar that has been linked to fatal injuries of whales and dolphins. Although researchers have yet to...
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Times Staff WritersRecreation providers in California may be held liable for gross negligence regardless of the wording on liability waivers signed by participants or their parents, the California Supreme Court ruled 6-1 Monday. The state high court decision permits the...
THIS year has huge drama in the cinematography race, where the legendary Roger Deakins has triple the average chance to finally win the Oscar that he's been due for a long time. This year, he shot three distinctive films: "The Assassination of Jesse James...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterTwice a day the tide changes here on this South Seas atoll, and when it does, 8- to 12-foot-tall waves churn through Tiputa Pass, creating a thunder of clashing water, riptides and whirlpools that can kill an unwary swimmer. But the bottlenose dolphins of...
Special to The TimesOn Labor Day weekend I had the good fortune to find myself aboard the Paradox, a 43-foot cabin cruiser, for an excursion to La Bufadora, on the Pacific coast of Baja California about 90 miles south of Tijuana. We motored all night from San Diego under...
Each week in "Readers Recommend," the Travel section shares tips on hidden gems in the U.S. and abroad. Here is a roundup of some of the lodging recommendations published in the last year. Although the information here was correct when it was published,...
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GETTING THERE From LAX, connecting service is available on American, Continental, TACA, US Airways and Northwest. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $451. FINDING A TOUR GAP Adventures, 19 Duncan St., Suite 401, Toronto, Ontario M5H 3H1, Canada; (800)...
Special to The TimesThis remote island in the Caribbean doesn't make the best first impression — unless flat, scrub-covered desert with a scattering of cactuses stimulates your imagination. Donkeys freely roam some areas. Football-size, hand-painted rocks serve as...
Times Staff WriterCayucos It is an odd spot for a miracle, this motley collection of beachfront shacks and sea-scoured concrete tanks clinging to a sunburned bluff above the Pacific just north of Morro Bay. But it's hard to describe what is happening at the Abalone Farm...
Tags: Egg Whites, Natural Resources, Wildlife, Crimes, Porsche
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