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SCV Outdoor Report

    SCV Outdoor Report: Repugnatorial Stinkbugs


    By Wendy Langhans

    What's the worst thing you've ever smelled?  A pair of "forgotten" gym socks?  Leftovers tucked away at the back of the fridge?  A dog who had an unfortunate encounter with a skunk?

    SCV Outdoor Report: Grapefruit Florachino


    By Wendy Langhans

    Ahhh.  The smell of fresh coffee the first thing in the morning.  Whether you brew it yourself or visit the local coffee shop, many people start their day with a dose of caffeine.  But humans aren't the only baristas - certain flowers lace their nectar with caffeine too.

    SCV Outdoor Report: When The Bee Stings

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    By Wendy Langhans

    Who hasn't been stung by a bee or a wasp at some point in their life?    Kids scream, "Ow"!  Adults often mutter something a bit more "earthy".  Now you are probably thinking, here's another story about how to avoid or treat a bee sting.  Nope. There are plenty of places where you can find that kind of advice.  I want to do something completely different.

    SCV Outdoor Report: Wasabi


    By Wendy Langhans


    SCV Outdoor Report: A Harlequin Romance

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    This story has all the earmarks of a classic Harlequin romance.  A story of consuming passion, condemned by society, between a Bladderpod, a colorful boxer with "issues", and a Harlequin bug, a zombie mother who, when threatened, feigns her own death and abandons her offspring.

    SCV Outdoor Report: Pants On The Ice


    By Wendy Langhans

    The first time I saw the Norwegian Olympic Curling Team's pants, I thought, "there must be something wrong with our TV".  But it wasn't the TV - it was the pants.  "They can't be serious", I thought.  Not even Johnny Weir would wear that on the ice.  But they were serious, and their garish yet whimisical team uniforms captured the attention of the world.

    SCV Outdoor Report: Signs Of Hope

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    By Wendy Langhans

    I saw reasons for hope at this week's City Council meeting - 243 reasons, to be precise.  That's the number of acres of open space that were purchased near Hwy 14 and Agua Dulce Road. (See map for details).