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Concert pays tribute to World War II veterans

...the local World War II veterans on hand for the event. Ward, 92, served as a merchant mariner in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans."There aren't many Mer chant Marines around anymore," Ward said. "In fact, very few people ever even heard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-08/concert-pays-tribute-world-wa
Cooler, wetter winter might be ahead for Augusta

A strong El Nino weather pattern in the Pacific Ocean could signal a wetter, cooler winter than normal for the Southeast, Georgia's top climatologist said. It could also mean less...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-21/cooler-wetter-winter-might-be
July was Earth's hottest month on record

...combination of man-made climate change and a strong, near-record El Nino. An El Nino is a warming of the equatorial Pacific Ocean that alters weather worldwide for about a year.The oceans drove the globe to record levels. Not only were the world's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/weather/2015-08-20/july-was-earths-hottest-mon
Wine Time: CrossBarn Chardonnay 2014, Sonoma Coast

...with perfect weather conditions.The Sonoma Coast vineyards where the grapes were grown are influenced by the cool Pacific Ocean. Daytime temperatures are moderated by fog rolling in from the ocean, and nights can dip into the 40s. This gives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-09-16/wine-time-crossbarn-c
First day of fall brings relief from Augusta's hot summer

...pattern is expected to increase through the winter before waning in the spring.El Nino is the warming of the eastern Pacific Ocean that can result every two to seven years in varying intensity. The warming sets off a reaction that will likely bring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-22/first-day-fall-brings-relief-
Eventful Copa America puts an end to Chilean suffering

...earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 500 people and destroyed nearly 220,000 houses in the country tucked by the Pacific Ocean."In the locker room we kept thinking of our family, our sons, the people that suffered in Chile because of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-05/eventful-copa-america-puts-end-ch
Wine Time: Montes Alpha Syrah 2012, Chile

...sustainability, let the terroir express itself and, of course, quality."The Colchagua Valley is only 11 miles from the Pacific Ocean, in the foothills of the Andes Mountains. The cold climate allows the grapes to ripen slowly and reach full maturation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-28/wine-time-montes-alph
Wine Time: FEL Chardonnay 2013, Anderson Valley

...hidden gem" in the world of winemaking. The cool climate of the Anderson Valley Appellation and the proximity to the Pacific Ocean create some of the best Pinot Noir and Chardonnay growing regions in California.FEL Wines produces Pinot Noir, Chardonnay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-11/wine-time-fel-chardon
Pope's new cardinals are far-flung, value ministry

...more arrive over the years.Cardinal-elect Soane Patita Paini Mafi hails from Tonga, a tiny island state in the Pacific Ocean on the front lines in coping with the effects of global warming. Tonga has never before had a cardinal, and Mafi's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-02-13/popes-new-cardinals-are-
Wine Time: Anderra Carmenere 2013, Chile

...Chile, and when I drink one I can picture the beautiful Andes Mountains towering over vineyards that slope down to the Pacific Ocean.The wines usually are full of ripe fruit, with all kinds of juicy flavors. When I think Carmenere I don't usually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-08-04/wine-time-anderra-car