| May 8, 2013
| 9:40 AM
If electric cars are to succeed, they need to be more visible. Only approximately 50,000 were sold nationwide last year, and that means that, everywhere but California, they're still pretty much under the radar. I've long believed that car buyers are...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:11 PM
What does South Florida nature look like?
For 12-year-old Jordan Hessler, it's a canvas of clouds, the sun, palm trees and a bobbing boat.
His vision is emblazoned on tote bags now for sale at Whole Foods Market in Coral Springs. The boy won a contest...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:37 PM
The white, discarded barrels at the food-processing plant may have looked like junk. To Justin Okin, they were a means to harvest the sky.
Three of the 60-gallon barrels came home with him one day for less than $10; their previous owner was happy to see...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 3:23 PM
MONTELLO, Wis. — When walking in the footsteps of greatness, it is of equal importance to follow where they lead and to discover where they began.
In celebration of the life of the fervent conservationist John Muir in the year of his 175th...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:55 AM
The following is from the April 23 City Council meeting. All council members were present.
The public is allowed to speak on any subject not on the agenda. Speakers generally are limited to three minutes, but the time can...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Students at St. Bede the Venerable School celebrated Earth Day through a variety of projects.
Fourth-graders at the La Canada Flintridge school created musical insturments and art from recycled materials. Lessons in April focused on protecting and...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:40 AM
As Earth Day approaches, Pep Boys is offering a free and discounted deals on eco-friendly lawn mowers with trade-in of a working gas-powered lawnmower.
Bring your old working mower (minus the gas) to the store and get for free an 18-inch, five-blade...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Sarah Elizabeth Ippel's eyes lit up as she peered into the chicken coop at the edge of her school's playground.
"There are a few in there," Ippel, 31, said, pointing to several eggs recently laid by the three resident chickens. "Whoever finds them first...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:50 AM
4/20 isn't just a state of mind; it's an important day for marijuana activist-enthusiasts worldwide. Hartford's Great Hall at Union Station helps you celebrate with a reggae triple-bill, featuring Mighty Mystic (pictured), Bigga Haitian and local...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:30 AM
So, it's Earth Day again. Did you keep up with any of last year's Earth Day resolutions? No? This year, try again. Hamden celebrates Earth Day at Hamden Middle School (2623 Dixwell Ave., Hamden) on Sat., Apr. 20, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with family-friendly...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Get a free reusable tote bag in honor of Earth Day at Target on Sunday.
Beginning at 10 a.m. stores will give away 1.5 million reusable tote bags, some stuffed with samples and coupons, to encourage customers to cut down on use of paper and plastic bags...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 10:32 AM
The Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve is a refuge to many. It's where the endangered western snowy plover and the California least tern come to breed, where visitors snap photos of the fauna and flora, and on occasion, where even a few dolphins glide in...