Environment

Top Story: The path more travelled

The path more travelled People are increasingly hitting the dusty trails and wilderness areas of the Santa Monica Mountains these days. During the first six months of this year,… [Read more]
Coast and Mountains
Shark bite opens debate

Shark bite opens debate

The fisherman is off the hook. But his headline-grabbing behavior on the Manhattan Beach pier—when he snagged a young great white shark that thrashed and… [Read more]
Urban Rivers and Streams
The creature from Topanga Creek

The creature from Topanga Creek

Louisiana red swamp crayfish may be a delicacy in the gumbo pot, but these voracious Cajun imports are an unwelcome ingredient in Topanga Creek, where… [Read more]
Going Green
A farewell to lawns

A farewell to lawns

Start saying so long to the lawns of Southern California. As the realities of climate change and drought have begun to sink in statewide, local… [Read more]