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China trumps US on climate change

LONDON, Feb. 23, 2017 – A leading voice in the debate on climate change says more attention should be paid to positive action being taken to tackle CO2 emissions in China rather than worrying about the US and Donald Trump. Bryony Worthington, a Labour peer and co-author of the 2008 Climate Change Act, says the […]

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Women’s March participants to speak at Business & Professional Women of Nevada County Feb. 15

February 3, 2017 – Members of the public are invited to “How to Help Create Positive Change,” a program featuring three local women who participated in the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. and Sacramento, at the Wednesday, February 15 dinner meeting of Business & Professional Women of Nevada County, 5:30 p.m. at Summer Thyme’s Bakery […]

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Former Executive Director of Anti-Immigrant Hate Group FAIR Joins Trump Administration

Jan. 23, 2017 – Julie Kirchner, the former executive director of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), has been named chief of staff at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the largest federal law enforcement agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Kirchner worked at America’s most influential anti-immigrant organization for almost ten years before […]

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Suspect Arrested in South Lake Tahoe Food Contamination Crimes

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. November 22, 2016 – For the past week detectives from the South Lake Tahoe Police Department have been investigating reports of several instances of intentional contamination of food items by a suspect(s) in at least two local restaurants. The first report involved approximately four events at the Hot Wok Chinese Food […]

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Analysis: Migration facts in a post-truth world

OXFORD, Nov. 18, 2016 – Post-Brexit and post-Donald Trump’s election, it’s hard to argue with the notion that we’re now living in a “post-truth” era in which objective facts often hold less weight than emotional appeals and “fake news” when it comes to shaping public opinion. Nowhere have post-truths gained more currency than in debates […]

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California Bills Begin to Restore Fairness to Immigrants Caught up in Criminal Justice System

October 3, 2016 – California continues to lead the way on integrating its large immigrant community and protecting immigrants from the extreme consequences of federal immigration laws. On September 28, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed three bills into law that will restore some fairness to a system that is overly punitive towards immigrants […]

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Gold Country Stage free fare days September 22-24, 2016

September 16, 2016 – County of Nevada Transit Services has received a Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP) air quality grant that provides public transit funding assistance for projects that help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve mobility. Gold Country Stage will provide “FREE FARES” on ALL ROUTES and will be operating their normal schedules […]

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Fact Sheet: Why Don’t They Just Get In Line? There Is No Line for Unauthorized Immigrants

September 1, 2016 – Many Americans wonder why all immigrants do not just come to the United States legally or simply “get in line” if they are unauthorized. These suggestions miss the point: There is no line available for unauthorized immigrants and the “regular channels” do not include them. No “line” is available for the […]

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Early snowmelt in western U.S. reduces forests’ atmospheric CO2 uptake, decreases streamflow volume

Aug. 3, 2016 – Earlier snowmelt periods associated with a warming climate may hinder subalpine forest regulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), according to the results of a new University of Colorado Boulder study. The findings, which were recently published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, predict that this shift in the timing of the […]

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