Bloody waters before summer has even started may sound like a drag on tourism, but it's a mere drop in the sea for Australia.
If you garden in Southern California, here's a suggested to-list list for early May.
Here are the things to do in Southern California gardens this month, from pruning roses to starting seeds.
LA heat record of over 110 degrees was set on Monday, just after noon in the downtown area. More high temperatures, though not record-setting, are forecast for Tuesday for LA.