Latest Julia Scott Stories

2008-09-05 21:00:07

By Julia Scott PRINCETON-BY-THE-SEA -- The sun-dappled waters of Pillar Point Harbor look bright and beautiful on a hot afternoon, but the bacteria that lies below the surface is as much of a mystery as where it's coming from.

2008-09-04 12:00:16

By Julia Scott CRYSTAL SPRINGS -- David Moore is used to dealing with trees suffering the ravages of Sudden Oak Death. He knows the telling details: desiccated leaves and brown cankerous lesions oozing from the bark.

2008-09-01 21:00:20

By Julia Scott HALF MOON BAY -- After months of frantic lobbying, the city lost its last chance at passing a bill that would help pay down its Beachwood lawsuit debt by the end of the year on Sunday, the last day for any bill to be passed by the state legislature. The weekend ended with state Sen.

2008-08-28 00:00:26

A Classical singer will compete for a recording contract in one of the UK's largest talent competitions. Julia Scott (21), from Blankney Barff, near Lincoln, is looking to impress the judges when she attempts to take another step towards the final of Idol UK and a pounds25,000 prize.

2008-08-27 15:00:57

By Julia Scott A new fire retardant product with unknown long-term impacts on human health and the environment has been discovered in two wastewater treatment plants that discharge into San Francisco Bay, according to a scientist with the San Francisco Estuary Institute who made the find.

2008-08-02 03:00:16

By Julia Scott, San Mateo County Times, Calif. Aug. 2--A large number of dead harbor porpoises have been washing up on beaches in San Mateo County and elsewhere in the Bay Area this summer, and marine mammal experts are at a loss to explain what could be killing them.

2008-07-16 21:00:17

By Julia Scott, San Mateo County Times, Calif. Jul. 16--PRINCETON-BY-THE-SEA -- A team of state and federal fisheries agents served a search warrant in early July to a seafood processor suspected of buying illegally caught groundfish, according to federal officials.

2007-03-29 12:00:20

By Julia Scott PACIFICA -- Tait Cowan grew up in Linda Mar and spent every afternoon in high school surfing at Pacifica State Beach.

2006-11-16 09:00:33

By Julia Scott LA HONDA -- One of the county's best-known ranches will soon be open to the public for hiking and horse riding while cattle continue to graze its grassy hills.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.