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'Dark Knight' producer Thomas Tull seeks $85 million for epic compound in Thousand Oaks 20.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Thomas Tull — founder and former chief executive of Legendary Entertainment — and wife Alba Tull have listed their 33-plus-acre compound in Thousand Oaks for sale at $85 million.

At that price, the private and gated estate in the North Ranch area is rubbing elbows with the high-priced mansions...

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Bell's advantageous location bumps its past scandal down a few pegs 19.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

In the 1800s, the king of Spain was in the habit of extravagantly rewarding the civil servants and soldiers who helped tend to his far-flung empire, providing eye-poppingly large land grants to generals and back-office non-commissioned officers alike.

So it was that Cpl. Don Antonio Maria Lugo,...

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Kingsbury Pitcher, ski area pioneer and beloved owner of Wolf Creek, dies at age 98 19.1.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Kingsbury Pitcher, the owner of Wolf Creek ski area who developed New Mexico's Ski Apache, Ski Santa Fe and helped design Snowmass, dies at age 98.
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Motion-activated cameras capture animals being wild, weird 18.1.2018 AP National
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- How does a bighorn sheep say "cheese?"...
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Hidden cameras help scientists study elusive wildlife 18.1.2018 AP National
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- How does a bighorn sheep say "cheese?"...
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Hidden cameras offer unique glimpse of animals in the wild 18.1.2018 AP National
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- How does a bighorn sheep say "cheese?"...
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Reagan Ranch has transformed into a spawning ground for young conservatives 17.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary
Hidden in the folds of the Santa Ynez Mountains, the Reagan Ranch is a spawning ground for the nation's young conservative movement and the Young America's Foundation. Foundation alumni include Trump strategist Stephen Miller and U.S. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions.
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Winter stargazing party in the Santa Monica Mountains, and you're invited 16.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Take a tour of the night sky in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area on Saturday evening when the moon will be a thin crescent and night sky visibility should be good.

The Winter Star Party, hosted by the National Park Service and the Ventura County Astronomical Society, will be...

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Oregon group files lawsuit to protect rare plant 16.1.2018 AP Washington
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- A group of Oregon conservationists is suing the U.S. Forest Service after it reauthorized livestock grazing on grasslands within Hells Canyon National Recreation Area....
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For two days after his two years in jail, Cliven Bundy's supporters got to listen, talk and learn from their hero 15.1.2018 LA Times: Nation

Inside the dimly lighted law office, there weren't enough seats. A receptionist went to a back room and found a few more chairs. On a small, sunken couch by the window, three people scrunched together. Of the nearly 30 people there, many stood.

After about 30 minutes, Cliven Bundy emerged through...

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Go in or walk away? Shooting that killed Douglas County deputy underscores danger officers face when confronting mental illness 14.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Body camera footage from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputies involved in a fatal New Year's Eve shooting shows the challenges law enforcement officers face when dealing with a mentally ill person and the quick assessments that must be made to determine whether someone is a public safety threat.
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Residents call on candidates for governor to shut down Aliso Canyon gas facility 14.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A mysterious disease is spreading through Kyoko Hibino’s neighborhood, but you’d never know it by glancing at her sunny, tree-lined Southern California community, she says.

The Porter Ranch resident has suffered bronchitis, heart palpitations, headaches and nosebleeds, none of which amount to a...

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California Is Preparing to Defend Its Waters From Trump Order 12.1.2018 Truthout - All Articles
In its first act to shield California from the Trump administration's repeal of regulations, the state's water board has prepared its own rules protecting wetlands and other waters. The proposed new rules could insulate the state from President Donald Trump's executive order to roll back the reach of the Clean Water Act. Landscapes from Point Reyes National Seashore, a stretch of federally protected Pacific Ocean coastline, on July 6, 2017, outside of the town of Inverness, California. (Photo: Andrew Lichtenstein / Corbis via Getty Images)   Ready to make a difference? Help Truthout provide a platform for exposing injustice and inspiring action. Click here to make a one-time or monthly donation. This story was originally published by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, a nonprofit news organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn more at  revealnews.org  and subscribe to the Reveal podcast, produced with PRX, at  revealnews.org/podcast . In its first act to shield California ...
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The Trump administration is redefining the 'public' in 'public lands' 12.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The Trump administration, aided by a willing but slim majority in Congress, began to comprehensively dismantle public lands protections in 2017. The regulatory results were fairly astonishing. They amount to an unprecedented rollback of conservation norms that date back to Theodore Roosevelt, who...

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Investigators are testing evidence for DNA in the killing of an Orange County man 12.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Detectives investigating the killing of a 19-year-old Ivy League student whose body was found in an Orange County park are running forensic evidence gathered at the scene for DNA to help identify a potential suspect, law enforcement sources said Thursday.

A search warrant affidavit in connection...

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An unlikely climate crusade in Trump country 12.1.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
An unlikely climate crusade in Trump country
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Why conservatives should oppose shrinking national monuments 10.1.2018 Washington Post
Why conservatives should oppose shrinking national monuments
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Douglas County gunman used four weapons against deputies, SWAT team in New Year’s Eve shooting 10.1.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The gunman in a fatal New Year's Eve shooting of Douglas County Sheriff's Office Deputy Zackari Parrish used four weapons during the shootout with law enforcement officers, said Sheriff Tony Spurlock, who released more body camera footage.
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Judge tosses federal charges against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who calls himself ‘a political prisoner’ 9.1.2018 Washington Post
The dismissal was the latest defeat for government officials prosecuting Bundy and his relatives after a pair of showdowns with federal authorities.
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Judge dismisses federal case against Cliven Bundy and sons, bars retrial 9.1.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Less than a month after declaring a mistrial, Judge Gloria Navarro said there can be no retrial against the Nevada rancher and three other men, who led an armed standoff with federal agents in 2014.
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