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Shaking up earthquake warning systems
Aug 13, 2014
Earthquake early warnings: Rift forms in public, private efforts.
Traveling to space? There's an agent for that
May 2, 2014
Roughly 100 travel agents work as "accredited space agents" to sell seats for Virgin Galactic.
'Orange slime' used for fighting fires heats debate
Oct 29, 2013
To help fight wildfires, officials often dump orange fire retardant from planes. But some Forest Service employees argue the substance doesn't work as promised.
Citrus disease threatens California fruit trees
Apr 17, 2012
The citrus disease known as “Huanlongbing” has been raging for seven years, killing millions of orange and grapefruit trees across Florida. Now it’s been detected in California.
The 'Hunger Games' hard sell
Mar 22, 2012
The books are best sellers, and the movie is on track to blow out the box office. But lining up marketing partners is a bigger challenge.
L.A.'s very artsy rock show
Mar 9, 2012
A mega-boulder is making its way to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, where it will be part of a permanent installation. It's one very pricey trip.