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  • Volunteers collect seeds of preservation at Banning Ranch

    Volunteers collect seeds of preservation at Banning Ranch
    Discussions about the importance of preservation, paired with the sound of volunteers clipping cactus pads, nearly drowned out the discordant hum of active oil wells across Banning Ranch on Friday morning.
  • Commentary: Look to the science of climate change

    Before global warming became a high-profile issue, the earth's climate was considered too inherently chaotic to provide much occasion for usefully predictive research. Climate change theory created new opportunities for publication, prestige and tenure...

    Backyard has a colorful transformation

    Backyard has a colorful transformation
    Ruth Jolley likes to call it her "little oasis." At the base of a hillside terraced with grapevines behind her Corona del Mar house, a rainbow of leafy greens basked in the sun one morning last week. Chard and peppery arugula sprouted from one 4-...

    Poinsettias key to season, horticulture program

    Poinsettias key to season, horticulture program
    The greenhouses in Orange Coast College's horticulture department had been cleaned out of all but a few brightly colored poinsettias by Friday afternoon. Just a few days before OCC's 36th annual poinsettia sale, the college's five greenhouses had been...

    Special ingredient: food

    Special ingredient: food
    Erin Whitcomb had just returned from a friend's 30th birthday celebration when she heard the news. She'd been laid off. Having dedicated 11 years to the PBS station in Seattle, she was devastated. In the throes of an identity crisis, Whitcomb packed...