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  • The Coastal Gardener: Organic fertilizer is good for you, plants and Earth

    Organic or synthetic? Most of the confusion I see regarding organic fertilizer falls into two groups. Most questions have to do with trying to understand what the differences are, usually with an underlying question, "Why should I use organic fertilizer?...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Eucalyptus forests aren't poisonous

    The Coastal Gardener: Eucalyptus forests aren't poisonous
    I live just outside a large Eucalyptus forest. Out the window, across my garden and over the fence I can see hundreds of old, 50- to 75-foot-tall Eucalyptus. The trees dominate the neighborhood. Underneath these trees the soil is often bare and the...
  • Reel Critics: Special effects the real star in 'Planet of the Apes'

    "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" is really a jail-break movie. The inmates are not human criminals in jail. The prisoners here are innocent chimpanzees, orangutans and gorillas held in cages for medical experimentation. A pharmaceutical company...
  • My Pet World: Aging dog might be good candidate for pet hospice

    Question: My dog hasn't been doing well, and I'm thinking it may be time. She's eating, but she's been sleeping more over the past year. Puddles, a Shipoo (Shih Tzu and poodle mix) is 17. My kids are devastated and aren't ready, even though our dog is....
  • Mailbag: Ignore the hype and get vaccinated

    Re. "Editorial: It's important to immunize," (Aug. 29): I'm a native of Newport Beach, but live in Washington, D.C. I'm glad the Daily Pilot has sided with overwhelming scientific evidence showing that the benefits of vaccinating children far outweigh the...
  • Sage Hill students get recognition

    NEWPORT BEACH — Two Sage Hill School science classes recently attained a college graduate-level achievement — their research published by an international scientific database. Accelerated biology teacher Tyler Zarubin's students decoded the...
  • Apodaca: Find opportunities to talk with your kids about drugs

    Several years ago, when my older son was in seventh grade, he casually mentioned that a girl who sat next to him in one of his classes was "always high." We had spoken previously about drugs. I had warned him before he started middle school that in the...
  • UCI develops app that stores DNA info on smartphones

    Computer scientists at UC Irvine have developed an app that stores encrypted segments of DNA information on smartphones, giving way to countless possible medical and social uses, according to KTLA. Developers say the app, called GenoDroid, could be used...
  • A Word, Please: Don't let the real world stifle your subjunctive mood

    Once upon a time, it was weird to drive alone in your car with your lips moving. In the dark days before Bluetooth technology, a jabbering jaw on a bouncing head meant a driver was singing along with the radio. But a moving mouth on a stationary noggin...
  • Apodaca: The solution to doctor shortage is students

    Apodaca: The solution to doctor shortage is students
    Medical industry sources estimate that the United States faces a potential shortage of 150,000 doctors in the next 15 years. If true, that unwelcome proposition makes it more important than ever to encourage today's youth to pursue an education in...
  • Finding their young and playful world

    Finding their young and playful world
    For those with cystic fibrosis, there's a litany of medicines to be taken every morning and night. For Rob and Paulette Montelone, it's triple the dosage as they distribute the medication to the three of their five children who have the disease. They...
  • CdM High senior publishes dystopian novel

    Mason Lyle's third-grade teacher said he would be successful in math or science, but he would never be able to string a sentence together. "But not to worry, he will have a secretary," Mason's mom, Shelly Beck, remembered the teacher telling her. The...