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  • Huntington's renovated Japanese Garden to reopen in April

     
    In time to mark its centennial, the Japanese Garden at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens will reopen April 11 after a yearlong $6.8-million renovation. Among the highlights, officials said Thursday, will be the installation of...
  • Aggressive wolf at Yellowstone National Park euthanized

     
    Officials at Yellowstone National Park euthanized a wolf that had lost its fear of humans....
  • Borrego Sun editor, husband found dead in apparent murder-suicide

     
    The editor of the Borrego Sun and her estranged husband were found dead in their home in Borrego Springs late Monday in an apparent murder-suicide, officials said Tuesday. Judy Winter Meier, 61, and her husband, James Meier, 59, were found......
  • Artist Mary Blair honored by Google on centennial birthday

     
    Artist Mary Blair, who is best known for work for The Walt Disney Co., has been honored by Google on what would have been her 100th birthday. Google created a homepage doodle on Friday in the style of Blair's illustrations....
  • Reward for mountain lion poachers now $11,700

     
    The reward for information leading to the capture of poachers who killed a mountain lion now stands at $11,700. "Our community is stunned that someone would intentionally kill one of our rare mountain lions," Calabasas Councilwoman Mary Sue Maurer said......
  • Arts behemoths aren't getting fat on donations, study shows

     
    The richest arts organizations saw modest fundraising gains in 2009-10, says a study by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. No Southern California cultural groups made the publication's annual list of the top 400 charities....
  • Detectives investigate possible human remains in Malibu

     
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the discovery of possible human remains found in Calabasas’ Malibu Creek State Park on Monday morning. A hiker led sheriff’s deputies to a location inside Tapia Park, a...
  • Grand Canyon mining ban moves forward

     
    The Obama administration moved closer to adopting a 20-year ban on new mining claims on 1 million acres of land around the Grand Canyon by issuing the final environmental impact statement analyzing potential consequences of the prohibition. The ban would....
  • Striiv: Fitness meets gaming, minus the console

     
    Striiv is the latest entrant in the growing field of fitness games. The tiny gizmo translates steps into game advancement, achievements and donations to various causes....
  • Stalled Malibu Lagoon restoration gets go-ahead

     
    A stalled California State Parks plan to restore habitat and water quality to pollution-choked Malibu Lagoon by dredging the wetland and reshaping it with bulldozers can go forward, a judge has ruled. San Francisco County Superior Court Judge Ernest...
  • Ousted Occupy Atlanta group moves to MLK center

     
    Occupy Atlanta moves: The Occupy Atlanta group moved to the Martin Luther King Jr. national historic site Thursday after being ousted by police from its original downtown location....