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  • 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...
  • Hurricanes Iselle and Julio roll toward Hawaii

    Hurricanes Iselle and Julio roll toward Hawaii
    Two hurricanes on Wednesday were heading west across the Pacific Ocean toward the tourist haven of Hawaii, where officials announced school closures and warned visitors and residents to prepare. Sea surges and flooding were forecast. Hurricane ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Producer Graham King Nabs Pacific Palisades Villa

    BUYER: Graham King LOCATION: Pacific Palisades, CA PRICE: $5,475,000 SIZE: 5,505 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Looks like Tom Cruise and Rita Wilson have a new neighbor and both Yolanda Yakketyyak and Lucy Spillerguts told...
  • Mexico, Caribbean food festivals

    Mexico, Caribbean food festivals
    Imagine lavish multicourse dinners served on the beach, cocktail parties with celebrity chefs you've seen on TV or wine tastings led by award-winning sommeliers. These are just a few reasons why tourists are flocking to wine and food festivals being...
  • Film Review: 'Deepsea Challenge'

    Let no one suggest that James Cameron doesn't put his mouth -- and the rest of his body -- where his money is. When he isn't busy tugging at the boundaries of the modern Hollywood blockbuster, the director and National Geographic "explorer-in-residence"...
  • Curt Gentry dies at 83; California historian co-wrote 'Helter Skelter'

    Curt Gentry dies at 83; California historian co-wrote 'Helter Skelter'
    Curt Gentry, a California historian who wrote or co-wrote more than a dozen books, including a bestselling biography of J. Edgar Hoover and the true-crime classic "Helter Skelter" about the Manson family murders, written with former prosecutor Vincent...