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GreenspaceBack in 1997, when negotiators of the Kyoto Protocol signed the world's first treaty to control greenhouse gases, they left out a major source of emissions: international maritime shipping and aviation. No country wanted to count those emissions, which...
Rob Gurwitt writes for Governing, a national magazine about state and local government.LAST MONDAY, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signed the second version of the Century Corridor hotel workers' "living wage" bill into law. On the very same day, he created a new business post in his office and brought onboard a seasoned development expert....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterGlacier National Park, Mont. — Johan looked up. Jenna was running toward him. She had yelled something, he wasn't sure what. Then he saw it. The open mouth, the tongue, the teeth, the flattened ears. Jenna ran right past him, and it struck him ...
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CONSUMER CONFIDENTIALWe live in an age of supercomputer-driven, lightning-fast digital technology that can determine the time of day down to the nanosecond. So why do shipping companies routinely round up package weights to the nearest pound? How come cellphone companies...
Times Staff WriterIf Las Vegas is Sin City, the resort half an hour east alongside Lake Las Vegas is more like Sun City. As much as we relished the peace of Viera, a just-opened condominium-hotel at the new MonteLago Village of shops and restaurants, we wondered who...
Times Staff WriterSeven bottlenose dolphins came to play, skipping across the waves toward the bow of our boat. Within seconds they were hopscotching through the sea ahead of the towering schooner, playing a masterful game of catch-me-if-you-can. We leaned over the rails...
Times Staff WriterIt seems as if all the trashy old paperback novels end up here, abandoned in cafes and hotels by vacationers whose tans have long since faded. Waves pound Los Muertos beach. At bars on the Malecón, Puerto Vallarta's beloved oceanfront promenade, lost...
POWERBALL-MARYLAND Maryland Lottery says glitch in system fixed (Information in the following story is from: WBAL-TV, http://www.wbaltv.com) BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Lottery officials say a software problem made it impossible for some winners of...
TAVARES — The city is selling a pair of water taxis that have been seldom used since 2008 for $75,000. The 42-foot-long, air-conditioned boats, named the Capt. Haynes and the Major St. Clair Abrams, operated briefly in 2008, ferrying up to 40...
It didn't come up on the wish list in city talks, but possible water taxi service between Boca Raton and Jupiter made the radar screen in Palm Beach County. Boca Raton has no vendors in mind and there's no request for proposals right now, said...
How to Tortuga This is the inaugural Tortuga Music Festival, so we're all learning the logistics together this weekend for what we hope is many years of concerts on Fort Lauderdale beach. Here are some things to know before you go: Where it's at The...
Truth be told, I don't care much about a big old rain tree in Fort Lauderdale that's stirring controversy because it might be moved — and perhaps mortally harmed — for a new condo development. If I cried for every fallen tree or lost patch...
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