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  • Southern California animal lovers' calendar: Weekend of July 17-18 and beyond

     
    If you want to adopt a needy pet, help area rescue organizations or meet like-minded animal lovers in Southern California, the coming days and weeks are full of events sure to help. We've got the details on a number of......
  • Microchip helps San Diego dog find his way home five years after disappearance

     
    A San Diego family has been reunited with their dog five years after he was lost thanks to a microchip. Mikey Brown, a mixed-breed adopted from an animal shelter thirteen years ago by owner Scott Alix, was the family's beloved......
  • Southern California animal lovers' calendar: Weekend of July 24-25 and beyond

     
    If you want to adopt a pet, volunteer at the L.A. Zoo or meet fellow animal lovers while enjoying a nice cocktail (or two), there's an event for you coming up in Southern California. Here are the events that hit......
  • Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month: Check it out

     
    October, among other observances, is national Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month. If you're looking for a loving pup, check out the animal shelters near you. Chances are you'll find just the right “man's best friend” and maybe a cat or kitten too!...
  • Texas Instruments becomes leaner to take on competitors

    Q: Does Texas Instruments Inc. stock have potential? -- C.M., via the Internet A: The decision of major customers Nokia Corp. and Ericsson LM to work with additional suppliers has been a disappointment for the world's largest maker of cell phone chips....
  • How secure are U.S.' new 'smart' passports?

    In a scary video on YouTube, an explosion in a trash can, which appears to be wirelessly triggered by a passport equipped with a computer chip, blows away a dummy. Two caveats: That's not a real passport, and even Kevin Mahaffey, the L.A. security...
  • Building a Better Air Conditioner

     
    It takes 7 billion gallons of gasoline annually to run all the air conditioners of passenger vehicles in the United States, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. That???s 6% of total fuel consumption in the U.S. Meanwhile, simple...
  • L.A. City Council committee approves plan to mandate microchipping for lost-and-found pets

     
    The Los Angeles City Council's Public Safety Committee gave its stamp of approval today to a proposal that would require all lost pets reclaimed at area animal shelters to be microchipped before returning home with their owners. Should the proposal......
  • L.A. City Council considers requiring pet owners to implant microchips in their recovered dogs and cats

     
    The Los Angeles City Council is considering requiring owners to implant microchip IDs in their lost dogs and cats when they pick them up from area shelters. Linda J. Barth, assistant general manager for L.A. Animal Services, said area animal......
  • Animal lovers' calendar: Weekend of Jan. 23-24 and beyond

     
    The coming weeks and months are full of events sure to appeal to Southern California animal lovers. We've got the details on a number of activities, from adoption events to animal-friendly art, amorous zoo animals to migrating whales. (Are we......
  • Animal lovers' calendar: Weekend of Jan. 30-31 and beyond

     
    The coming weeks and months are full of events sure to appeal to Southern California animal lovers. We've got the details on a number of activities, from low-cost vaccination clinics to adoption events to an opportunity to view the L.A.......
  • L.A. will reward recycling through new RecycleBank program [Updated]

     
    The city of L.A. unveiled a pilot program Tuesday to encourage more recycling of beer bottles, old newspapers, cardboard, plastic and other recyclables. Called RecycleBank, the program gives points to individuals who recycle, worth as much as $400 per...