Monday Jul 21
The Huntington adds highlights to its American collection
Gainsborough's "Blue Boy," Thomas Lawrence's "Pinkie," landscapes by Constable and Turner: British art from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries will always be a hallmark of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Channel Islands National Park
Junior Rangers Dive Under the Sea
Certain trails are temporarily closed on Anacapa Island to all public entry for the protection of breeding western gulls.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
This bacteria eats nothing but electricity to survive
All life is ultimately powered by electricity, albeit indirectly; most organisms consume sugars that produce electrochemical reactions.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Warming signs from State of Climate report
Climate data from air, land, sea and ice in 2013 'reflect trends of a warming planet' -- says the latest State of the Climate report, launched today by U.S. and New Zealand scientists.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Lincoln man ready to run 135 mile race
To the regular human, Pete Kostelnick seems like a normal guy. He's married, has a good job and enjoys regular human things, most of the time.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Harry Potter Stars Pay Tribute To Dave Legeno
Harry Potter stars Emma Watson and Tom Felton have paid tribute to late co-star Dave Legeno following his death in California last week.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
The Daily Democrat
Harry Potter actor Dave Legeno dies from heatstroke in Death Valley
The Inyo County Sheriff's Department says hikers found Legeno's body Sunday morning in a remote area of the desert park.
KFOR-TV Oklahoma City
'Harry Potter' actor Legeno dies in Death Valley
The 50-year-old British actor, who played werewolf villain Fenrir Greyback in "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince," and both parts one and two of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows" died while hiking near Death Valley, California, said the Inyo County Sheriff's Office.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
British 'Harry Potter' actor David Legeno found dead in U.S. park
British actor David Legeno, who appeared as a werewolf in the "Harry Potter" films, was found dead by hikers in a remote area of Death Valley, California police said on Friday.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Victorville Daily Press
The World's Tallest Thermometer shines once again
Near the end, the lights said "40 degrees" - even on the warmest day. At night there was only a dim glow, where the lights once were bright enough to read the temperature in the noon glare.
The 230 HP 2016 JCW Takes Shape
The 2016 JCW was recently spotted by a reader undergoing hot weather testing in the US.
Weather History: July 10: Record temps, wind, storms, floods & tropics
The mercury hit 134 at Greenland Ranch in Death Valley, CA, the hottest reading on record for the North American continent and what was the second highest temperature on Earth until 9/14/2012 when an international team of climate experts from the World Meteorological Organization determined this reading to be invalid because of the combination of a ... (more)
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Heavy rain, possibility of flash flooding in forecast for Death Valley
It's certainly one of the few locations in the nation where weather forecasters are warning about the possibility of flash floods, while at the same time national park officials are cautioning about the dangers of extreme summer heat.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Guest commentary: California's public lands are economic engine for our state
California's public lands hold a very important place in my life. I have spent many days riding my bike, hiking and celebrating special occasions with family and friends in places like Muir Woods and Tahoe National Forest.