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April 20, 1996 | JULIE BAWDEN DAVIS
These mail-order companies carry open-pollinated heirloom seeds: * Bountiful Gardens, 18001 Shafer Ranch Road, Willits, CA 95490, (717) 459-6410. * Landis Valley Heirloom Seed Project, 2451 Kissel Hill Road, Lancaster, PA 17601, (717) 569-0401. * Native Seeds/SEARCH, 2509 N. Campbell Ave., No. 325, Tucson, AZ 85719, (520) 327-9123. * Seeds of Change, P.O. Box 15700, Santa Fe, NM 87505, (505) 438-8080. * Tomato Growers Supply Company, P.O. Box 2237, Fort Myers, FL 33902, (813) 768-1119.
April 2, 2000
A number of readers have asked where they can learn more about straw bale houses, featured in last Sunday's Real Estate section. Here are some resources: California Straw Building Assn. The Tides Center 115 Angelita Ave. Pacifica, CA 94044-3104 (805) 546-4274 Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology 1612 K St. NW, Suite 202 Washington, DC 20006 (202) 293-2898 Out on Bale 1037 E. Linden St.
February 9, 1997 | CONNIE KOENENN
For estate and health planning, these are some of the more familiar legal documents: * California Natural Death Act Declaration: States your wishes regarding life-sustaining treatment. * Durable power of attorney for health care: With a broader scope than the Natural Death Act Declaration, it names your agent for health care decisions and creates an opportunity to discuss desires and values with that person.
Can ancestral Native American diets provide the clue to controlling adult-onset diabetes? Native Seeds-SEARCH of Tucson, one of the country's most respected seed-preservation groups, is so sure of it that the current catalogue offers what are described as "a number of diabetes-control foods" that can be grown or purchased in the Southwest, where Native Americans have one of the nation's highest rates of diabetes.
The phone hasn't stopped ringing with the question "Where can I get a moringa tree?" since a story, "A Common Tree With Rare Power," appeared in the March 27 edition of The Times. When I went to the nursery this past weekend, the sales staff asked me, "What is this moringa tree that everyone is asking us about?"
November 20, 1986
A victory over Seattle-Pacific on Saturday night at North Campus Stadium would give the Cal State Northridge soccer team a school-record unbeaten streak of 13-0-1. The Matadors are 12-0-1 in their last 13 games. Northridge had a bye in the first round of the NCAA West Regional last week. Seattle-Pacific outlasted Chico State, 1-0, in a game decided after 11 rounds of penalty kicks. CSUN last played Seattle-Pacific in the playoffs a season ago.
November 5, 2006 | KEN VAN VECHTEN
A wise person once observed, "I've spent most of my life golfing ... the rest I've just wasted." But what if your significant other's sentiment is more like Mark Twain's -- that it's "a good walk spoiled"? Fear not. Good golf and good times come together at these resorts like Tiger and trophies. RESORT: Rock shopper The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa 34631 N. Tom Darlington Drive, Carefree, AZ; (866) 397-6520, Casitas from $249-$349.
April 8, 2001 | LISA MARLOWE, Lisa Marlowe is a freelance writer based in Malibu
As Sabino Creek wound down the canyon in come-hither curves, two boys dangled their skinny legs over a ledge as they caught their breath between dives. Then they stood up side by side and leaped into the deep pool below, surfacing with yelps of exhilaration. I briefly felt an urge to take the plunge, but I settled for a 10-minute dip of the toes. In a spot of such beauty-a place that turned out to be the highlight of a restful and relaxing weekend-I needed no other thrill.
March 16, 1997 | ELLEN MELINKOFF
Arizona The highlight of the annual Bank One Tucson International Mariachi Conference is the concerts, April 25 and 26 at the Tucson Convention Center, where top mariachi groups from the U.S. and Mexico perform. For more information, contact Bank One Tucson International Mariachi Conference, P.O. Box 3035, Tucson, AZ 85702; telephone (520) 791-4838. Georgia More than 25 grand old mansions and gardens are open to the public during the 62nd annual Savannah Tour of Homes and Gardens April 3 to 6.
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