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Governor to tighten regulations after boy's waterslide death

The death of a colleague's son has spurred lawmakers in the often anti-regulation Kansas to toughen the state's inspection requirements for amusement parks. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback said he plans … Click to Continue »

Scenes from the reopening of Los Angeles State Historic Park

Gorgeous views of the LA skyline and sprawling lawns perfect for picnicking Park-poor Los Angeles gained a new gem over the weekend with the reopening of the madeover Los Angeles State Historic Park in Chinatown just off Metro’s Gold...Show More Summary

Rescuing the Last Two Animals at the Mosul Zoo

Mosul’s forlorn little zoo, a collection of rusted cages in a park near the Tigris River, was abandoned by its keepers in October, as the Iraqi Army began to liberate the city from the Islamic State. For three months, the zoo was a staging ground for ISIS fighters. Show More Summary

Tarana Estate, Holland Park, 1926 (Map of the Week)

State Library of Queensland has an extensive collection of historical maps of Queensland, some of which have been digitised and can be viewed online. This real estate map from 1926 advertises 102 allotments of land for sale at the Tarana Estate in Brisbane suburb of Holland Park. The allotments were situated along Logan Road, Holland Road, Barter... Read more

L.A. State Historic Park Grand Re-Opening Celebrates New Future For Los Angeles

The renovated park offers a new chance for L.A. to interact with its nature and history. [ more › ]

Tennis-Australian Open venue to get new stadium

April 23 (Reuters) - A new multi-purpose 5,000-seater stadium is to be built at Melbourne Park as part of efforts aimed at keeping the Australian Open grand slam tennis tournament at its current site, Victoria state treasurer Tim Pallas said on Sunday.

SUP Race Report: Calusa Palooza 2017

Race: The second running of the Calusa Palooza, organized by the College of Life Foundation and sanctioned by the ACADate it happened: 22 April 2017Location: Koreshan State Park on the Estero River in Estero, FL. It's an area with an...Show More Summary

Los Angeles State Historic Park bridges past and present at grand opening celebration

Hundreds of people from every corner of Los Angeles County — along with the state’s top political leadership and the chief of a Los Angeles Native American tribe — celebrated Saturday morning the opening of California’s newest state park, situated on a former rail yard with a stunning view of the...

Montana lawmakers seek to make Native America a destination

Montana is known internationally for such recreational jewels as Glacier and Yellowstone national parks, but Native Americans say the state is losing an opportunity by failing to develop and promote … Click to Continue »

Knott’s opens new ‘Sol Spin’ thrill ride

BUENA PARK – Riders were spun up in the air, turned upside down and spun around on the new “Sol Spin” ride at Knott’s Berry Farm. The farm quietly opened the new thrill ride Friday, after getting the okay from state inspectors. Construction for the new ride started in the fall last year, at the […]

Video Shows Judge on Hudson Shore Before Her Death

3 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, whose body was found in the Hudson River last week, was captured in surveillance footage walking around in Riverbank State Park.

Los Angeles State Historic Park: Here’s a preview of DTLA’s grassy new backyard

The 34-acre Chinatown park reopens Saturday For over three years, Angelenos have anxiously awaited the reopening of Los Angeles State Historic Park, an expansive 34-acre park in Chinatown, at the edge of Downtown. Tomorrow is the day—it...Show More Summary

Return to Eden: How L.A. State Historic Park Came To Be

The Great Lawn has of capacity for 15,000 people—the largest open space of any park in L.A. [ more › ]

An incredible look at national parks from space

3 days agoHealth : The Checkup

As National Geographic celebrates National Park Week, explore some of the United States’ iconic national parks from a different perspective.

Late April at Roxborough

This morning, I joined my wife, daughter and grandson for a hike at Roxborough State Park, southwest of Metro Denver. Adorned with spectacular rock formations from the Cretaceous, Permian and Pennsylvanian Periods, it is one of the most scenic preserves in Colorado.Though rain was threatening, we completed a two mile loop through the Park. Show More Summary

Tesla issues recall for 53,000 Model S, Model X over parking brake issue

Tesla has issued a voluntary recall of some 53,000 Model S and Model X vehicles because the parking brake may remain stuck and engaged. This marks the electric vehicle automaker's first recall of 2017. Green Car Reports states the vehicles potentially affected by the sticking parking brake were built between February and October of 2016; 31,000 of...

1 shot, man held after fight outside Vegas benefits office

Police in Las Vegas say one man was shot and another was arrested after a fight and a shooting in a parking lot outside a state welfare and unemployment claims … Click to Continue »

Engie Subsidiary Wins 250 Megawatt Solar Project At India’s Lowest-ever Tariff Of 4.8¢/kWh

Solairedirect, a company owned by French utility Engie, recently won rights to develop a 250-megawatt solar power project in the Kadapa solar power park being developed in the state of Andhra Pradesh Engie Subsidiary Wins 250 Megawatt...Show More Summary

Calling All Kansas Campers! Come Enjoy The Great Outdoors

There are 26 Kansas state parks just waiting for you to explore, and it won’t be more fun or affordable than it will be on May 6, 2017. This post Calling All Kansas Campers! Come Enjoy The Great Outdoors appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

At the Los Angeles State Historic Park, a welcome sense of L.A.'s past and a needed whiff of fresh air

Los Angeles on Saturday marks Earth Day by opening vital green space in the city’s heart and, in so doing, reclaiming historic roots that for a century lay forgotten under freight yards and industrial pollution. The new Los Angeles State Historic Park occupies acreage just north of Chinatown between...

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