Throughout Robert Scott's life, he had an alcoholic father, became overweight and addicted to drugs, and was affected by the AIDS crisis in San Francisco in the 1980s. Reflecting on his life, he realizes one thing: the importance of finding one's tribe.
On Tuesday, an onshore pipeline near Santa Barbara ruptured, spilling more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil onto one of the last remaining stretches of pristine, undeveloped coastline in California.
This weekend, I'm thinking about the real value of the "cheap" gas we're burning, the real value of a small plastic bottle of clean water, the real value of an American soldier.
Mad Men began and ended with Don Draper in silhouette against an iconic backdrop. In the beginning, the richly cluttered urban canyons of Manhattan in the show's evocative opening titles. In the end, the seemingly limitless horizon of the Pacific Ocean.
Depending on how the Supreme Court rules in the next couple weeks, partisan gerrymandering could become the only way that congressional districts are drawn.
Growing political unity on the Left and Right on the need for criminal justice reform is an important development. But if bipartisanship fails to incorporate the experiences and voices of those previously ignored, it won't lead to the breakthrough we need.
California is joining a climate agreement with eight foreign nations and four states that aims to keep the world's average temperature from rising another 2 degrees Celsius. All signatories of the Under 2 MOU commit to either reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80 to 95 percent below 1990 levels by 2050 or achieve a per capita annual emissions target of less than 2 metric tons by 2050.
Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)
The State of Oregon prohibits its fishermen from using these deadly nets -- leaving California as the only West Coast state still allowing fishermen to use them.
Now, the Golden State is building a blueprint of pro-immigrant policy-making that's reverberating across the nation. And we are far from done. This year, we're determined to break new ground and fortify our blueprint for immigrant rights.
While motor lodges are almost always affordable, they're not always aesthetically pleasing. But with summer right around the corner, we were inspired to round up the five cutest motor lodges in the United States
From scones to pancakes, and hot cakes to corn beef hash, bed and breakfasts have made a dietary restriction into delectable dishes that are enticing to all.
Think of it as a searchable, sharable video engine for California government. It's like C-SPAN, Google, and Facebook for politics all rolled into one. Too often well-financed groups have the inside track in Sacramento for funding and policy. Thanks to students at the Institute for Advanced Technology and Public Policy (IATPP) at Cal Poly, this has changed.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Global Warming Carbon Dioxide Levels Tick Past 400 ppm Reversing CO2 ...
Five states dominated the Top 100 destination list, collectively claiming 49 of the most popular spots!
It's always very challenging for a parent when their child has a serious health condition. It's even more challenging when their child has a serious condition but has no health insurance to cover the needed care and emergencies.