Rare sea creature washes ashore in Southern California

U.S. 03/01/19, 17:12

A 7-foot (215-centimeter) sea creature that washed ashore in Southern California has been identified as a hoodwinker sunfish, a recently identified rare species thought to live in the Southern Hemisphere. The University of California, Santa Barbara, said an intern spotted the ...

Aged gibbon dies unexpectedly at Santa Barbara Zoo

U.S. 12/18/18, 18:59

An elderly gibbon recently transferred to the Santa Barbara Zoo from Northern California has died unexpectedly, possibly from cancer, authorities announced Tuesday.Nikko, a 35-year-old white-handed gibbon, died Sunday. He underwent tests and received a clean bill of health at the ...

US traces lettuce outbreak to at least 1 California farm

U.S. 12/13/18, 16:45

U.S. health officials have traced a dangerous bacterial outbreak in romaine lettuce to at least one farm in central California.Food regulators said Thursday that other farms are likely involved in the E. coli outbreak and consumers should continue checking the ...

1st Southern California storm of the season brings showers

California 10/04/18, 13:28

The first Pacific storm of the season has brought showers and occasional downpours to Southern California but skipped some areas entirely.The National Weather Service says a shower Thursday morning dropped more than a half-inch (12.7 centimeters) of rain on downtown ...

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