| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Old computer parts have grown into a high-tech Earth Day art installation at Boca Prep International School.
About 25 middle-school students at the Boca Raton school created a sculpture garden with basil, mint, tomatoes and flowers, using hollowed-out...
| 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 19, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Saturday, April 20
Bass Buddies: Painting Like the Masters. Designed for children 4-6, art class allows participants to explore their creative side with painting, drawing or sculpting and may include a science experiment, museum...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Originally, I had anticipated writing about Earth Day and the obligation that people of faith have to care for God's creation. After all, if we cannot be the prophetic voice and model an earth-conscious life, how can we possibly honor our God? And yet,...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:26 AM
If you're like me, staggering heels are a challenge, even on a good day.
Corona del Mar resident Julie Johnson felt the same way and launched her own shoe line: Newport Beach-based Olivia Childs.
The shoe line is what Johnson calls the alternative...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Aetna said Monday it is conducting finals tests on 975 solar panels that cover a field next to the insurer's Windsor office — doubling Aetna's solar energy capabilities in Connecticut.
In conjunction with Earth Day on Monday, Aetna said the solar...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Re. "Newport hotel wins vast support," (April 24):
A front-page article in the Daily Pilot shows a headline that claims Newport residents overwhelmingly support a hotel on the site of the old City Hall. This is very misleading, given that there were...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 1:49 PM
We might as well get used to it. We're in for stormy weather. No question that we're in a warming period on this great planet. It will probably get a little warmer before it starts to cool off and we go into another Ice Age, so don't sell your furnace...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 2:43 AM
Go green today in honor of Planet Earth - and go get some free stuff or at least a pretty sweet discount! Lots of stores getting you inside their shops but also showing us some ways to help our environment.
Lowe's is giving away one million tree saplings...
| Oct 1, 2011
— Built in the 1950s for the brawny task of ferrying railroad cars, the last coal-burning steamship on the Great Lakes is billed today as a nostalgic vacation shortcut between Wisconsin and Michigan.
But every day it sails between this old...
| Apr 4, 2012
Plant a tree? Sure! If Queen Elizabeth II is out there doing it in her mid-80s, you can too. Of course, HM has a retinue of staffers who do the heavy lifting: digging the hole, finding and positioning the tree, taking care of it afterward. She need only...
| Apr 25, 2012
In honor of the annual Earth Day observance, here are things each of us can do to be friendlier to Mother Earth.
Whether we're employed by someone, working for ourselves, job hunting or retired, we can:
•Drive less. Walk more. Ride a bike. Combine...