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Robert Reich: The Same Old Scare Tactic about Socialism (VIDEO)

June 7, 2019 - I keep hearing a lot about “socialism” these days, mainly from Donald Trump and Fox News, trying to...

InSight’s Team Tries New Strategy to Help the ‘Mole’

June 5, 2019 - Scientists and engineers have a new plan for getting NASA InSight's heat probe, also known as the "mole," digging again...

Gaza trauma response: WHO conducted a one-year analysis of trauma injuries in Gaza

May 29, 2019 -The World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with over 20 agencies conducted a detailed analysis of one year of trauma injuries...

Liz Hayes: Abortion Is A Church-State Separation Issue. That’s Why We Need To Stop...

May 26, 2019 - The aggressive abortion ban bills being considered in states across the country may not explicitly mention religion, but it’s clear...

Lengthy Study Shows Value of Soil Health and Forest Restoration after Damaging Events

May 23, 2019 - A nine-year experiment by a UC Merced Department of Life and Environmental Sciences professor and his colleagues is illuminating the importance...

Showers and thunderstorms today and Friday – followed by two cold systems this weekend

May 23, 2019 - Scattered light showers and isolated thunderstorms over the Sierra today and all interior NorCal mountains Friday as one low pressure...

Interactive map reveals that lynching extended far beyond the deep South

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. May 22, 2019 -  An interactive map of lynchings that occurred in the United States from 1883 to 1941 reveals not just the...

CA regulators aren’t taking action against care homes that ignore wage theft judgments

May 20, 2019 - Across California, at least 20 companies providing care for the elderly, disabled and mentally ill continue to operate illegally after being...

AWI Supports Bipartisan Bill to Protect Children and Animals from Abuse

WASHINGTON, DC, May 20, 2019 - The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) endorses the Child and Animal Abuse Detection and Reporting Act of 2019, introduced...

New UM Study Highlights Fundamental Challenges of Living with Wildfire

MISSOULA May 13, 2019 - Wildfires can have dramatic impacts on Western landscapes and communities, but human values determine whether the changes caused by...

Census Scholars Submit Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on Citizenship Question

April 19, 2019 - Adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census would mark the first time in U.S. history that such a...

Congress Debates Reauthorization of Expired Violence Against Women Act

March 20, 2019 - The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a landmark piece of legislation that was the first to offer clear protections for...

Monsanto Asks Trump EPA to OK Drift-prone Pesticide on 90 Million Acres of Corn

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2019 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it will consider allowing the highly drift-prone pesticide dicamba to be sprayed on...

WHO appeals for US$ 5.3 million to respond to trauma and emergency care needs...

Gaza, oPt, March 18, 2019 - The World Health Organization (WHO) is appealing for US$ 5.3 million to provide life- and limb-saving interventions to...

US government uses several clandestine shelters to detain immigrant children

March 18, 2019 - The federal government is relying on secret shelters to hold unaccompanied minors, in possible violation of the long-standing rules for...

Hina Shamsi: Keeping Civilian Drone Deaths Secret Keeps Them Going

March 18, 2019 - In an executive order last week, President Trump ended a requirement for the government to tell the public its official count of...

New global standard counts the cost of environmental damage

March 18, 2019 - Environmental damage costs society enormous amounts of money - and often leaves future generations to foot the bill. Now, a...

Truckee Town-Wide Snow Removal Operations

February 22, 2019 - As the Town works to keep the roads clear of snow, we request that you help by parking only in...

PCFFA comments on PG&E withdrawal notice for Potter Valley Project

San Francisco, Calif. — Jan. 27, 2019 On Friday the Pacific Gas and Electric Company sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...

Advocacy Groups Submit Comments Opposing Trump’s Asylum Ban

Jan. 11, 2019 - In November, President Trump took the unprecedented action of banning asylum for individuals who enter the United States between ports...