Using data from nearly 89,000 tests for pesticide residues in produce, the Environmental Working Group compiled its annual list of the 20 most contaminated fruits and vegetables, called the "Dirty Dozen Plus."
18. Nectarines (Domestic)
16. Kale/collard greens/leafy greens
15. Snap peas (Imported)
13. Blueberries (domestic)
12. Bell peppers
7. Nectarines (imported)
6. Hot peppers
3. Cherry Tomatoes
Among the cleanest? Kiwi, onions, sweet corn, pineapples, avocado, cabbage, frozen sweet peas, green onions, winter squash, broccoli and summer squash.
Westmont College students, staff and even parents are well aware of the campus emergency response plan. It's been used before in the eye of a wildland fire, and not one was hurt while buildings burned.
Revolutionary work in measuring bone strength is happening in Santa Barbara. A new invention with roots at the University of California Santa Barbara could help change lives in the not-so-distant future.