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William Kelly

Global Warming

In a year in which the movie The Day After Tomorrow dramatized global warming, the world — especially California — finally seemed to get serious about climate change. President Bush, of course, disavowed the problem, but Russia ratified the Kyoto Protocol, the international pact aimed at stabilizing the Earth’s -climate......

Beaching the Cleanup Plan

Photos by Slobodan Dimitrov An oil pump rocks under a gray sky in front of Curley’s Café in Signal Hill. Inside, City Councilman Larry Forester, a talkative 56-year-old, discusses real estate and greets constituents. Forester says he is proud to have earned the respect of the crowd at Curley’s by......