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Phil D'Amato is putting Wild About Deb in the Belmont — just one big event in his life | Los Angeles (CA) Times

Phil D'Amato is putting Wild About Deb in the Belmont — just one big event in his life | Los Angeles (CA) Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Phil D'Amato has become Santa Anita's leading trainer, will run Wild About Deb in the Belmont Stakes, and is adopting a son with his fiancee.
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With American Pharoah, trainer Bob Baffert eyes historic Triple Crown at Belmont | Los Angeles (CA) Times

With American Pharoah, trainer Bob Baffert eyes historic Triple Crown at Belmont | Los Angeles (CA) Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It takes only a minute or so to walk from the racetrack at Santa Anita Park to the barns in back.
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Climate change assessment paints stark picture of potential damage | Los Angeles (CA) Times

Climate change assessment paints stark picture of potential damage | Los Angeles (CA) Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The warming of Earth, with human consumption of fossil fuels as the main cause, will have severe consequences for every region of the United States, according to the Third National Climate Assessment released Tuesday morning by the Obama administration.
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New species of assassin bug found sniping in cave | Los Angeles (CA) Times

New species of assassin bug found sniping in cave | Los Angeles (CA) Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Cool things are found in caves: stalagmites, Christian Bale , Goonies and now a new species of assassin bug that snipes spiders, according to a new study .
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Doug O'Neill joins effort to bring horse racing into new millennium, and to millennials, via social media

Doug O'Neill joins effort to bring horse racing into new millennium, and to millennials, via social media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sharla Sanders' day is typical for anyone in her position. She starts by looking at about 100 emails, plans the social media strategy, makes sure the right video and pictures are available and points everyone to their website. But what is atypical about Sanders is she works in horse racing,
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How L.A. Zoo cares for a 360-pound gorilla who won't take his medicine | Los Angeles (CA) Times

How L.A. Zoo cares for a 360-pound gorilla who won't take his medicine | Los Angeles (CA) Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Veterinarian Cindy Stadler carefully pushed a 2-foot-long plastic breathing tube down the 360-pound gorilla’s throat after he’d been sedated in preparation for a medical exam Thursday at the Los Angeles Zoo.
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Arizona uncorking its own wine country | Los Angeles (CA) Times

Arizona uncorking its own wine country | Los Angeles (CA) Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SONOITA, Ariz. — Images of emerald grape leaves waving in the summer breeze usually don't fill the pages of Arizona tourism brochures and magazines.
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Scientists defend safety of genetically modified foods | Los Angeles (CA) Times

Scientists defend safety of genetically modified foods | Los Angeles (CA) Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
To the naked eye, the white puffs of cotton growing on shrubs, the yellow flowers on canola plants and the towering tassels on cornstalks look just like those on any other plants.
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