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  • 'Deepsea Challenge 3D' plumbs depths of Cameron's obsession

    'Deepsea Challenge 3D' plumbs depths of Cameron's obsession
    The documentary "Deepsea Challenge 3D" retreads the 2012 National Geographic Channel TV feature "James Cameron: Voyage to the Bottom of the Earth," chronicling the most ambitious among the 72 deep-submersible dives made by the "Avatar" filmmaker -- the...
  • Improvised devices help water drought-stricken L.A. trees

    Improvised devices help water drought-stricken L.A. trees
    Los Angeles officials and environmentalists have begun deploying emergency low-tech watering devices to try to save trees in desperate need of water during the drought. The improvised contraptions, called drought response irrigation pods or "irricades,"...
  • From the Boathouse: Questions after Tahoe Queen debacle

    Ahoy! Did you hear that an authentic Mississippi paddle wheeler on a sightseeing cruise ran aground Monday afternoon? Reports are filtering in that the 119-foot Tahoe Queen had aboard 296 passengers and 14 crew when the vessel grounded on a sand bar...
  • Mercury levels rise in oceans

    Mercury levels rise in oceans
    Man has pumped tens of thousands of tons of mercury into the world’s oceans in the last 500 years, nearly tripling the amount of the toxic heavy metal in sea water, according to a study published online Wednesday in the journal Nature. The study,...
  • The Crowd: Giving back on a 94th birthday

    The Crowd: Giving back on a 94th birthday
    Newport Beach's Margaret Sprague, known affectionately as Peggie, celebrated her 94th birthday July 24, and rather than receive a birthday present, she gave one. In a reception area at Children's Hospital of Orange County, Peggie presented Kimberly...
  • Dry easterly flow holds off showers through the weekend

    With the center of Canadian-source dry high pressure anchored over the northern Great Lakes, low pressure systems will be forced to pass well to the south of Chicago for the next three days. Situated in the southern sector of the high pressure, Chicago...
  • Strong El Nino, which could bring soaking winter storms to California, fizzling out

    SAN JOSE, Calif. A powerful El Nino that had been emerging in the Pacific is fizzling out, evaporating hopes it will deliver a knockout punch to California's three-year drought. A new report from scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
  • Formosa Group to Re-Open Former POP Sound Facility

    Post-production sound company Formosa Group will re-open the recently shuttered facilities of Pacific Ocean Post in Santa Monica, once a fixture of the Westside's thriving post-production scene of the '80s and '90s. Formosa, a West Hollywood-based...
  • Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy

    Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy
    Malaysia reeled Friday from its second commercial air disaster this year as family members mourned passengers of a downed jetliner and investors sold off shares of a once-admired national carrier that has become a byword for calamity. The crash of...
  • Roosevelt Highway’s 1929 opening in Malibu

     
    The last section of the Roosevelt Highway, connecting Mexico with Canada, is opened in Malibu....
  • Course Source: Cedars at Dungeness, Foxhills

    The Sports Xchange Course Source: Cedars at Dungeness, Foxhills IN THE PUBLIC EYE: The Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course in Sequim, Wash., on the grounds of the 7 Cedars Casino THE LAYOUT: Between sightseeing in Port Townsend, Port Angeles and nearby...
  • Corona del Mar Today: AERIE site hosts pre-construction party

    With demolition scheduled to occur within weeks, about 200 people gathered Tuesday night for the last party at the site of the future AERIE condominium complex. "I'm excited," said Richard Julian, the owner of the property at the corner of Carnation...