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Negotiations between Poseidon Resources and various city and water agencies are underway in hopes to determine potential bidders of desalinated water. Poseidon Resources, which have had talks with the city of Huntington Beach about building a...
Timmy Lopes started things for Edison on Tuesday, then polished things off. Lopes, a senior, opened the scoring and took to the mound in the late stages of Edison's CIF Southern Section Division 1 wild-card baseball game against Chaparral, and his book-...
The California Coastal Commission on Wednesday postponed its vote on a housing project it once rejected because of its close proximity to protected habitat near the Bolsa Chica Wetlands. Shea Homes, a 50-acre, 111-home project at 17301 Graham St.,...
Tags: FEMA, Environmental Issues, Politics, Elections, Wetlands
When a dolphin swam into Bolsa Chica sometime before noon Friday, the wetlands got a surprise visitor. Now, they may have an unintended mascot. Five days and many media stories later, the dolphin still hadn't left the water near Warner Avenue and Pacific...
Earth Day falls on a Sunday this year. The folks at Bolsa Chica celebrated Earth Day on April 14 with tours, live snakes, and even a bounce house for children. The Amigos de Bolsa Chica, the Bolsa Chica Conservancy, the Bolsa Chica Land Trust and the...
When Vic and I were growing up, wolves had been extirpated from the lower 48 states and the California sea otter was thought to be essentially extinct. The last gray wolf in California was killed in Lassen County in 1924. Gray wolves were hunted...
Tags: Earth Day, Conservation, Environmental Issues, Hunting, Wildlife
County officials and a Huntington Beach environmental nonprofit have identified possible locations for a pair of booms to keep trash from flowing into the wetlands. Giatho Tran, a project engineer for the Orange County Flood Control Division, said his...
This week we're talking historic milestones. First of all, Valentine's Day marks the 15th anniversary of the major state acquisition in Bolsa Chica, which tripled the size of the state ecological reserve. And last month was the 20th anniversary of the...
A state commission has reiterated its concern that the site for Poseidon Resources' proposed Huntington Beach desalination plant may contain wetlands. The California Coastal Commission, in a March 20 letter to Poseidon, requested a number of documents it...
Vic and I have a sure-fire sign that spring has sprung. A pair of mallards has returned to our front yard. Every year in early March, a pair of mallards has taken up residence for a few weeks. They swim in our front yard pond and scarf up greenery and...
"It's not a park, it's an ecological reserve!" So intoned my friend Ross Griswold, who tracks bird behavior at the Bolsa Chica Wetlands. We ran into each other the other day on the trail and ended up lamenting the ever-increasing abuses by dog owners...
An article in Physorg.com this week reported that a team of scientists from Japan and Russia believe that they may be able to produce a living woolly mammoth within the next five years by a cloning process. Key to their research will be finding an...
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