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Endangered Wolf Cubs Born In Wild For First Time In Decades

AP | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first known litter of Mexican gray wolves has been born in the wild as part of a three-year effort to re-introduce the subspe...

The End of Coffee? The Devastating Effects of 'La Roya'

Ishani Premaratne | Posted 05.31.2014 | Impact
Ishani Premaratne

La roya. It may roll off the tongue, but this local term for "Coffee Leaf Rust" describes a fungal blight that has wiped out a significant amount of the worldwide coffee crop, adding insult to injury as farmers in Chiapas now doubly face the pressures of decreased output and falling global coffee prices.

How Will The Golden State Face An Epic Drought?

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 03.09.2014 | Los Angeles
Dr. Reese Halter

There are at least three things to be aware of if you live in California (and elsewhere): A warming world is fraught with drought that begets wildfires, the cost of fresh water is far too inexpensive, and failing to plan ensures that you have planned to fail.

Theater Review: Woman in Mind

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

Twenty years ago, British playwright Alan Ayckbourn's poignant and profound Woman in Mind blazed across several Los Angeles stages with talented performers Helen Mirren, Kandis Chappel, Paxton Whitehead, Hal Landon, Jr., and JD Cullum. Now, after a long absence, Ayckbourn's play has returned.

Tree Sitter Protest: Arcadia Standoff Ends With 4 Arrested

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

ARCADIA, Calif. — A daylong standoff between a handful of tree sitters and public works crews has ended with the removal and arrest of the activ...