| Mar 3, 2010
It's been a stinging year for almond growers in Stanislaus and San Joaquin Counties. The bees growers depend on for crop pollination tend to stay inside their cozy hives every time it rains.
"If you can imagine a bee being hit by a raindrop, it's like...
| Sep 9, 2009
The Hornets busy offseason continues.
New Orleans traded guard Antonio Daniels and a second round 2014 draft pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves. In return, the Hornets get forward Darius Songalia and guard Bobby Brown.
The Hornets rid themselves of...
| Sep 15, 2009
The Hornets are heading west for training camp.
The Hornets will train at ULL's indoor practice facility Tuesday September 29th thru Sunday October 4th. The team will train at the Leon Moncla Indoor practice facility, according to a team source
| Jan 22, 2008
Organic and natural personal care products are hot sellers -- and getting hotter -- as more big consumer products firms and retailers rush to supply growing demand for natural toothpastes, skin creams, soap, shampoos, makeup and the like.
| Feb 22, 2010
| 1:34 PM
It might happen tonight. Or tomorrow. But it won't happen gradually. It will come all at once. All over Los Angeles, the first pink buds of jasmine will erupt into sprays of new white flowers. The display will be chaste enough for a wedding arbor -- until...
| Dec 5, 2009
Caleb Siemon peered into the gaping glow of the furnace and, with a few careful turns of his blowpipe, deftly gathered a fist-sized blob of molten glass, just as he has thousands of times. His hands, as leathered and cracked as a sunbaked saddle from 10...
| Dec 16, 2009
| 12:13 AM
Submitted by Ron "the bee man" Fischer:
(Ron entered this punch recipe into a nationwide recipe contest sponsored by the National Honey Board and it was the Grand Prize Recipe.)
Holiday Party Punch (makes about 12 servings)
2 cups boiling water
| Jun 29, 2009
| 2:05 PM
After causing quite the buzz on the Upper East Side of Manhattan Sunday, a huge swarm of honeybees will soon be getting a new home.
Spectators cheered as the New York Police Department's beekeeper, Officer Anthony Planakis, captured the swarm of nearly...
| Feb 25, 2010
| 6:05 AM
If this nice weather's got your internal seasonal clock all confused, you're not alone. Billions upon billions are in the same boat, and they just may be in your house too.
"It could be a bad season this year for ants. We could have quite a bit of...
| Jul 10, 2009
The Bayou Cane Fire District is now equipped with jumpsuit-style outfits designed to guard firefighters from bee stings.
Chief Charles Long, who joined the department this past year, said bee attacks were a concern at his former post in Bonita Springs,...
| Jul 24, 2009
A Federal Way woman is recovering after a car accident in Kent Friday morning that stirred up a swarm of angry bees.
The woman was driving on the West Valley Highway when she felt sick and drove off the road. She plowed through a fence, a stack of bee...
| Jul 29, 2009
| 3:55 PM
Most of the fruits and vegetables we eat are pollinated by honeybees, but those bees are disappearing. No one knows what's causing the problem, but Mike Thomas wants beekeepers to spread some sweet success.
Thomas loves his work as a beekeeper at Bjorn...