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  • Security experts are troubled by stowaway aboard Hawaii flight

    The dark of night still draped Mineta San Jose International Airport when a 15-year-old boy from nearby Santa Clara wandered onto a secure airport ramp and toward a Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767. Then he disappeared. The slight teenager, first seen...
  • CANNES: Adrian Grenier Producing Whale Documentary '52′ with Worldview Financing

    Worldview Entertainment will finance and produce Joshua Zeman's lonely whale documentary "52" with Adrian Grenier on board to produce. Producers are Lucy Cooper at Alldayeveryda, Grenier at his Reckless Prods. and Zeman of Gigantic Pictures. Worldview'...
  • New Aquarium of the Pacific exhibit to honor the steelhead

    New Aquarium of the Pacific exhibit to honor the steelhead
    Steelhead trout once packed the natural pools of Southern California's spawning rivers — that is, until the waterways were transformed into concrete drainage canals in the 1930s to protect the burgeoning flatlands from flooding. The last steelhead...
  • Dead whale washes ashore in San Diego

    Dead whale washes ashore in San Diego
    When whales are spotted making their annual migration off San Diego, they are a visual wonder. Tourists and others pay to go on whale-watching ventures. But when a whale dies and washes ashore, it can be a problem. Take the dead, 50-foot fin whale...
  • Hawaiian adventures: Outdoor activites abound in Oahu

    Hawaiian adventures: Outdoor activites abound in Oahu
    For someone approaching 60 years old, Joey Carroll is quite at home with the word "bro." And as a bronzed and lean Carroll led me through a Wednesday morning surf lesson on the waves off Waikiki, the word was welcome encouragement for a first-timer....
  • Drought's upside? Better water quality at beaches, report says

    Drought's upside? Better water quality at beaches, report says
    There’s at least one upside to the drought: Record-low rainfall has resulted in cleaner water up and down the California coast, a new report says. Ninety-five percent of California beaches earned A or B grades for water quality during the summer...
  • Thanks, El Niño: Only one or two major hurricanes expected this year

    Thanks, El Niño: Only one or two major hurricanes expected this year
    Enough crazy weather already: You can expect an average or below-average hurricane season starting in June, national forecasters said Thursday. In a radical year of weather -- from severe drought in California to brutal, will-it-ever-end winter across...
  • Hurricane Center: El Niño Could Lead To Relatively Quiet Season

    The hurricane season is expected to be relatively quiet because of an El Niño weather pattern warming the central and eastern Pacific Ocean this summer or fall, researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday. In its...
  • Teen jet stowaway was probably unconscious for much of flight

    The dark of night still draped San Jose Mineta International Airport when a 15-year-old boy from nearby Santa Clara made his way on to a secure airport ramp and toward a Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767, then disappeared. The slight teenager, first seen...
  • Angelina Jolie breaks the curse of 'Unbroken'

     Angelina Jolie breaks the curse of 'Unbroken'
    OXENFORD, Australia — Angelina Jolie was ready to step behind the cameras again. Her directing debut, "In the Land of Blood and Honey," hadn't been a box-office or critical hit, but making the 2011 Bosnian war drama had fueled her desire to become a...
  • Stowaway survives flight from San Jose to Maui in jet's wheel well

    A 16-year-old boy survived a harrowing trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean Sunday after climbing into the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet flying from San Jose to Maui, emerging unharmed despite freezing temperatures and a lack of oxygen on a...
  • Scientists track young penguins via satellite after they leave home

    Scientists track young penguins via satellite after they leave home
    Only about half of the king penguin chicks born in the wild survive to their first birthday, and the ones that don’t make it are most vulnerable in the weeks after they set off on their own. Why are some birds able to survive when so many others...