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San Gabriel

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  • Sea turtles explore new, urban frontier

    Sea turtles explore new, urban frontier
    In the foamy chop of the warm-water discharge flowing into the San Gabriel River from a Long Beach power plant, a green sea turtle, wide as a manhole cover, materialized Friday just a few yards from shore. A few minutes later, an even larger sea turtle...
  • Michael San Miguel dies at 70; ornithologist and conservationist

    Michael San Miguel dies at 70; ornithologist and conservationist
    Michael San Miguel, an ardent conservationist known for his accomplishments in Southern California field ornithology and bird banding, died late Wednesday while conducting a spotted owl survey in the San Gabriel Mountains. He was 70. San Miguel was...
  • Hong Kong-style coffee shops in Southern California

    There are so many Hong Kong-style coffee shops in the San Gabriel Valley that devotees usually gravitate to one that makes a favorite comfort food the way they like it. But we love the following restaurants for distinctive personalities and food that sets...
  • A win for wilderness

    A win for wilderness
    An omnibus public lands bill that would, among other things, designate more than 700,000 acres of California land as wilderness has finally received approval from the Senate and will now go to the House for a vote. Though it contains a few questionable...
  • Beyond the water bond

    As California contemplates its water future, one simple principle should guide its choices: Any 30-year investment in water infrastructure must take into account what California's water supply situation will be 30 years from now. If population and warming...
  • Local measures

    Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District, Measure V: What it would do: Allow officials to borrow $46.2 million in construction bonds to build classrooms, a gymnasium and a media center, among other projects Who supports it: Citizens in Support of...
  • O.C., L.A. County lack a reverse-911 system

    Los Angeles County lacks the type of automatic emergency telephone system that San Diego authorities used this week to deliver evacuation orders to nearly 600,00 households and businesses threatened by fast-moving wildfires. Several local cities have...
  • Climbing a ladder made of lipstick

    Altagracia Valdez is dreaming of a perfect pink Cadillac. All she has to do to win it, according to her boss at Mary Kay Inc., is expand her list of conocidos. Those familiar connections, she says, can adorn Valdez's 60-year-old hands with diamond rings,...
  • Now it's a road to somewhere

    Now it's a road to somewhere
    The long-awaited final stretch of the 210 Freeway opened Tuesday morning with a traditional Southern California formula: a glut of government officials, impatient drivers and a standstill traffic jam. After decades of lobbying, four years of construction...
  • Huntington Library's new garden celebrates Chinese culture

    Far from the frenetic pace of modern China, hidden behind a Wall of the Colorful Clouds in suburban San Marino, a placid garden links botany with poetry and a scattered ethnic community with the elegant grandeur of its ancient civilization. In the 12-...
  • Think Southern California's freeways are jammed? You should see the calendars of upcoming road work

    Think Southern California's freeways are jammed? You should see the calendars of upcoming road work
    Inside Tom W. Bogard's office, maps are everywhere. They help the highway director for the Orange County Transportation Authority see the future -- or at least where the next caution signs for construction will be posted. Over the next five years, Bogard...
  • Home and garden events in the Southland

    NOV. 15 Asian and tribal art: Dealers and galleries from around the world will display collections, including ceremonial objects and robes from Japan, gilt bronze statuary from ancient Tibet, bronzes from Nepal, Korean ceramics, porcelain and rank...