Team says it’s found Herod’s tomb
Archeologists from Hebrew University say they have found the tomb of
Herod the Great, the Roman client-king of Judea, after a 35-year search at the
desert site where his palace once stood. By Thomas H. Maugh II, Times Staff
They call it the superstar of supernovas
Shining like a hay fire across a wide prairie, the brightest supernova
ever recorded has been found in a galaxy 240 million light-years from Earth.
By John Johnson Jr., Times Staff Writer.
Drought a drain on flora, fauna
Southern California is poised to experience its driest year on record in
2000, and the signs of drought are everywhere. By Rong-Gong Lin II, Times
Chefs lobby D.C. to save wild salmon
A national consumer campaign to save wild salmon will launch in Washington
today, as about 200 chefs from restaurants in 33 states call on Congress to
pass laws to restore river habitats and tear down massive hydroelectric dams
that have decimated salmon species along the Pacific coast. By Margot
Roosevelt, Times Staff Writer.
- ALTERNATIVE ENERGY
Rebate rule chills sales of solar
SACRAMENTO – California homeowners are rejecting new rebates for solar
power equipment, saying the state has made installing the rooftop panels far
more costly than expected. By Marc Lifsher, Times Staff Writer.
- ANIMAL LIFE
Ruby will soon call sanctuary her new home
Ruby, the female African elephant that the Los Angeles Zoo announced in
March would retire to a sanctuary, is expected to travel to her new home next
week. By Carla Hall, Times Staff Writer.
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