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  • Op-Ed: Bracing for the water shortages to come

    This past sunny, hot weekend, thousands of Angelenos took to the mountains and beaches for hiking, biking, rollerblading and jogging. Many of these people likely had a moment when they looked around with a smile and thought, wow, what a life we live here, how lucky we are, compared to the unlucky folk of the East Coast, where they are inundated with one cold winter storm after another, have to shovel snow from their driveways daily, and dress in half a dozen layers while we go outdoors in tank-tops and shorts.
  • To fight drought, Burbank reuses pool water

    Burbank’s McCambridge Pool is closed for winter, as it usually is when the summer swim season ends. As usual, the water’s been drained away to make way for maintenance work and painting, but this year something’s different. Rather...

    In Theory: Should churches take a position on fracking?

    In Theory: Should churches take a position on fracking?
    Having recently made legal claims to historical gas and mineral rights under vast tracts of British land, the Church of England has taken a position against those who oppose hydraulic fracturing, or fracking — the process of breaking up rock...

    Malnourished mountain lion cubs found in Burbank

    Malnourished mountain lion cubs found in Burbank
    Animal control officers on Tuesday rescued two malnourished mountain lion cubs that were hiding under a parked car in Burbank — but not before one resident reportedly tried hitting them with a broomstick. The cubs weigh 5 pounds each and were taken...

    Let Glendale have the Walmart

    Am I the only person who remembers reading and being shocked by the L.A. Times Pulitzer prize-winning three-part expose of Walmart, published in 2003, titled “The Wal-Mart Effect”? I suggest anyone on the fence in the “let-‘em-in...