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  • Garden shortcuts that save time and energy

    Garden shortcuts that save time and energy
    Author Jeff Bredenberg has made a habit of writing books that help homeowners cut corners. His latest is "How to Cheat at Gardening and Yard Work" (Rodale, $18.95), another of his "How to Cheat" series. This one offers "shameless tricks" to help gardeners...
  • Bat Sightings Prompt Warning in Downtown Sacramento

    Bat Sightings Prompt Warning in Downtown Sacramento
    Bats are pretty common in caves or under bridges, but Animal Control Officers are now warning the public to watch out for the winged creatures in downtown Sacramento. This week Animal Care Services received about twenty phone calls of bat sightings,...
  • A world of underground wonders in Missouri

    Mike Burrage had made the trip from his home in Gilbertville, Iowa, to the Missouri Ozarks, a distance of about 350 miles, for the second time in a month. "I can't get enough," he said with a grin. "The scenery here is so beautiful, the mountains, the...
  • Twists and tunes, on a Rio Grande rafting trip

    Big Bend National Park, Texas Butch Hancock probably isn't the first singer-songwriter to wind up, 35 years after that first promising album, sleeping under a tarp down by the river. But he is the first one I've ever watched wake up. When I crawled out...
  • Santa Monica Mountains Science Festival starts Friday at Paramount Ranch

     
    The inaugural Santa Monica Mountains Science Festival begins Friday evening at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. Sponsored by the National Park Service in partnership with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the free festival will take...
  • From the Vaults: 'First Spaceship on Venus' (1960)

     
    Well, "First Spaceship on Venus" is quite the odd little movie: a vintage space epic filmed in East Germany and co-produced with Poland. It features an international team of characters and a strong anti-nuclear message! Released in German as "Der...
  • Rabid Bat in Local Neighborhood Raises Concerns

    Bats with rabies have been a major concern in our region especially since they were blamed for the death of a local 16 year-old boy named zach jones nearly three years ago. It's not even bat migrating season yet this year, and already one rabid bat has...
  • Disease Kills Many Bats

    A fungus thats been killing bats in New York, Massachusetts and Vermont over the past 3 years has now spread to connecticut. Today the DEP announced it has found thousands of batsstricken with what's called "White nose Syndrome" in caves near Roxbury in...
  • New Clue in Mystery of Massive Bat Die Off

    Researchers have found a clue in the mysterious die-off of bats that has struck the northeastern United States -- a new fungus that so far seems to be present only in afflicted bats and in caves where the die-off has occurred. "The fungus is in some way...
  • A night walk in the park

    Jim and Joanne Jackson lead a series of night walks once a month during the summer in Descanso Gardens. It's a better opportunity to see the creatures that call the gardens home. The couple, married 53 years, give their evenings as volunteers at...
  • Explore Iowa's caves

    Explore Iowa's caves
    It can be a challenge to enjoy the outdoors during the long Midwest winter. When it gets cold and snowy outside, break out of your routine and head to Maquoketa, Iowa to go underground and explore some caves. Maquoketa Caves State Park has the largest...
  • Elementary School Deals with Bat Invasion

    Elementary School Deals with Bat Invasion
    Bats have invaded a local school in Clear Creek ISD, forcing it to close parts of the building to protect students. This is not the first time school leaders have encountered bats in Bay Elementary but this time, the situation special, since the tiny...