Rep. Peters, San Diego members urge Secretary Blinken to tour broken sewage treatment plant Press Releases

Members also ask to investigate how the plant fell into such a state of decline WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Scott Peters (CA-50) invited Secretary of State Anthony Blinken to tour the South Bay International Wastewater Treatment Plant (ITP) that has deteriorated so badly that it threatens to impede the United States’ ability to meet … Read more

6 ways AI can make political campaigns more deceptive than ever

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source for news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) (The Conversation) Political campaign ads and donor requests have always been deceptive. In 2004, for example, US presidential candidate John Kerry, a Democrat, aired an ad stating that Republican opponent George W. Bush “says sending jobs overseas ‘makes sense’ for … Read more

How to plant and grow a chia plant

More than just a gag gift or the latest healthy food trend, chia is a plant worth adding to your garden. sherjaca/Getty Images Chia seeds are widely promoted as a superfood that appears in candies, jams, and baked goods. You’ve also likely heard of chia in connection with the exotic “pets” that feature spiky vegetation … Read more

Garden Clippings: Untangling Hydrangeas | Chatham Daily News

ydrangeas, with their big, bold blooms are hard to miss. This ad hasn’t been uploaded yet, but your article continues below. distribution In early July, the hydrangea’s first blooms are traditional smooth hydrangeas, with pure white snowball-type blooms that last through August. The flowers are very abundant, often covering the entire plant, hiding the green … Read more

Lilies Offer Surprises for Beauty and Fragrance in Late Summer (Gardener’s Column) | Home and garden

Surprise lilies, or Lycoris squamigera, add beauty and fragrance to the garden in late summer. Many of the common names are as whimsical as the plant itself. He has been called the magic lily, the mysterious lily, the resurrection lily, the sesame lily, the surprise lily, the cocky – the most evocative name of all … Read more