| Jul 3, 2011
The idea of caring for the environment seems to be easier to get across to kids than to adults. Many adults just think the world is too complicated. "What difference does one light bulb or one plastic water bottle make in the wide world?" they think.
| Jul 13, 2011
It's not something you see everyday in a city. A beekeeping couple, helping to keep Harrisburg pollinated.
Dave Arnold and his wife Sandy have always been interested in bringing the country to the city.
So they bought seven lots in Harrisburg, and...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 2:27 PM
In what is perhaps a sign of the cash-strapped times, the City fined a Douglaston man two thousand dollars for not watering his beehive.
"When I got the fine, I though it was a mistake. Then I read it and thought, "the City is giving me a fine for not...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 5:16 PM
I've joined a recreation facility with a big, warm, outdoor swimming pool. Despite the lack of flowering plants, there are always honeybees around the pool edges. In particular, they can be found crawling over soggy dead leaves next to the pool. They're...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 8:40 AM
The Berenstain Bears, author Mike Berenstain is quick to admit, are late adopters.
Brother Bear and Sister Bear are more likely to play a game of hopscotch than Angry Birds. And tweeting doesn't appear to have arrived in Bear Country as of yet.
| Sep 16, 2011
| 6:09 AM
SANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) -- Four people were hospitalized Thursday after they were attacked by a swarm of bees in Santa Ana.
It happened at a storage yard in the 2600 block of Orange Street Thursday.
The swarm forced firefighters to shut down South...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 6:52 AM
It’s not easy to put a dollar figure on the beach, mountains and other natural assets, but the Piedmont Environmental Council is trying.
The Warrenton-based watchdog group issued a report Nov. 30 stating that Virginia’s natural goods and...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:11 PM
Question: Why do Jews eat apples dipped in honey as their special New Year food? — S., Huntington, N.Y.
Answer: Every religious tradition finds some way to eat something sweet. Apples and honey are like chocolate Easter bunnies or the candy-...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Nature is humming along at Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course — quite literally.
The picturesque lodge and nine-hole golf course is the site of a new "green" initiative that combines locally-grown produce with the power of bees.
Six new table-...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 8:03 PM
COSTA MESA — After sweeping the competition statewide, Costa Mesa High School's Business Academy will compete in New York City in March for a national title.
Mesa's two Virtual Enterprise companies, the Great Park Wildlife Center and Abeille,...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Laguna Beach began 2011 by digging itself out of the mud. Homes, art studios, businesses, the Laguna Beach Animal Shelter and the Anneliese School suffered damage and destruction in the December 2010 rainstorms.
Recovery was on everyone's mind.
| Dec 31, 2011
| 6:19 AM
Even though 2011 was a down year for the housing market, it was an up year for housing events in Hampton Roads.
February through November, southeastern Virginia was the scene of three nationally recognized homes, as well as the Peninsula's own Parade...