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Boeing pays $2,000 a month to park each 737 Max while it waits for a fix 25.5.2019 LA Times: Business

While regulators contemplate whether Boeing Co.’s 737 Max can safely return to the skies, workers in a California airplane-storage yard keep a careful vigil against earthier concerns.

Crews have sealed 34 Southwest Airlines Co. jets against the Mojave Desert’s sun, wind and sand, as well as insects...

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Memorial Day Weekend 2019 Sales: Deals and Discounts 24.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Superstores across America are holding sales for Memorial Day Weekend.
Angels upset after losing a day off because field didn't drain well 24.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

On a gray Thursday the Angels should have had off, disgruntled players arrived early at Angel Stadium to play a series finale against the Minnesota Twins. More than 18 hours earlier, rain so drenched the field that it was unplayable. The team postponed the game for safety reasons, to the chagrin...

Fort Snelling State Park is still a no-go zone, after months of flooding 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A long flood season means a popular and convenient Minnesota state park will stay closed, possibly through the July Fourth holiday.
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Henry Rollins on the road with John Waters’ memoir, ‘Mr. Know-It-All’ 23.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

John Waters’ new collection of essays, “Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom Of A Filth Elder,” explores the edgy filmmaker’s many decades of experience in the business, brushes with mainstream acceptance, and life as an aging counterculture celebrity. As Waters writes: “Aging gracefully is the...

An abandoned mine near Joshua Tree could host a massive hydropower project 22.5.2019 LA Times: Business

An abandoned iron mine on the doorstep of Joshua Tree National Park could be repurposed as a massive hydroelectric power plant under a bill with bipartisan support in the state Legislature.

Senate Bill 772, which was approved by a panel of lawmakers last week with no dissenting votes, would require...

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Make cities honor the will of California voters on marijuana shops 22.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: First columnist George Skelton and then the L.A. Times editorial board came out against the proposal by Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) to allow at least one retail marijuana dispensary for every six liquor stores in cities where the voters approved Proposition 64.

The majority...

3M, Lake Elmo settle for $2.7M, land transfer in drinking water lawsuit 22.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
3M will pay $2.7 million into the city's water account, which pays for maintaining its water system, and will transfer 180 acres of farmland to the city.
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What's the (right) word on climate change? 21.5.2019 Design & Innovation |
The words we use most frequently to describe the climate problem may be the least impactful, according to new research. At least one big media company already is taking action.
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This Month in Climate Science: Warming-driven Economic Inequality, Disappearing Alps and Plummeting Penguin Populations 20.5.2019 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science: Warming-driven Economic Inequality, Disappearing Alps and Plummeting Penguin Populations Comments|Add Comment|PrintEmperor penguin populations are dwindling due to climate change. Photo by Christopher Michel/Flickr Every month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change's causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face and explores what's to come if we don't reduce emissions at a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Pumping privately owned water from the Mojave Desert is an insane idea 19.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: Heartfelt thanks from an old desert rat for speaking out against the proposed outrageous water grab by Cadiz Inc.

Every time we lovers of the Mojave Desert think that this groundwater-pumping project has had the final stake driven through its bloodless heart, it lurches from its...

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Bucks’ Malcolm Brogdon making a difference on and off the court 19.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The Toronto Raptors left Milwaukee on Friday night with a 2-0 deficit and a season-defining game staring them in the face. The Bucks left with a big win and plenty of momentum, confident there’s still more they can do.

And Malcolm Brogdon left the building with $45,000 of Charles Barkley’s money.

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Racing! It’s Preakness Day 18.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green
Horse racing newsletter
7 Spirits You Need to Be Drinking 17.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Jonathan Ray, author of the encyclopedic guide 'That's the Spirit,' shares his favorite whiskies, liqueurs, grappa and more.
Dam failure could flood Disneyland and dozens of O.C. cities, engineers warn 17.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Federal engineers are raising alarms that a “significant flood event” could breach the spillway of Southern California’s aging Prado Dam and potentially inundate dozens of Orange County communities from Disneyland to Newport Beach.

After conducting an assessment of the 78-year-old structure earlier...

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‘Bacurau,’ ‘Les Misérables’ and ‘Deerskin’ shake up Cannes with visions of violence 16.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Times critic Justin Chang is filing regular dispatches from the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival, which runs May 14-25 in France.

“Do you want to live or die?”

The question — and the answer — land with brutal force in “Bacurau,” the strange and harrowing Brazilian feature that shook up the Cannes...

Round one of implementing new Colorado oil and gas law opens with calls for a timeout on new permits 16.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
As work starts on implementing a new law overhauling Colorado's oil and gas regulations, environmental and community organizations want the state to halt approval of permits until all the new rules are written.
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The Cadiz project to drain the desert is a bad idea 15.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

There’s a tiny green patch of Mojave Desert, past Barstow but before Needles, north of Joshua Tree National Park and south of the Mojave National Preserve, where groundwater pumped from an aquifer under the arid landscape irrigates several hundred acres of crops. Rainfall that seeps from the adjacent...

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Jeff Bridges brings Montecito compound to market for $8 million 15.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Five years is plenty for Jeff Bridges, who’s asking $7.995 million for a Spanish Revival-style compound he bought in 2014.

The Oscar-winning actor and his wife, Susan Geston, paid $6.85 million for the property and remodeled the interiors soon after.

Across four acres, there’s a charming single-story...

Who Is Artemis? NASA Names 2024 Moon Mission After Greek Goddess 14.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The space agency is hoping to reach the moon by 2024.
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