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Man Busted For Pot...Without Actually Possessing Pot

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

We may have a new term in drug enforcement: smelly money. Jurors convicted William David Bush of Sebastopol, Calif. on Friday of possessing money ...

"Resilience" Expanding Support for Renewable Energy

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 07.15.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Last week, the wine-making town of Sebastopol became the second California city after Lancaster to require that solar panels be installed in all new b...

Smart Meters, Dumb Science

David H. Bailey | Posted 04.30.2013 | Science
David H. Bailey

The health risk to radiation by smart meters is hundreds or thousands of times less than that of cell phone usage, which in turn is so small as to be barely measurable even in large multi-nation studies. So why do people still oppose smart meters?

Watch: Teen Builds Mortgage-Free Dorm on Wheels

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 12.16.2012 | College
Kirsten Dirksen

Total cost was $12,000, but it's debt-free and it's much more than your typical college digs. It has a full kitchen (including a fridge/freezer, sink and camping oven), a sofa-bed he built himself, a nearly full-sized shower (he chopped the top off) and a composting toilet.

Nearly 50 Bombs Found In Car During Routine Traffic Stop

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.23.2012 | San Francisco

There's a pretty standard list of illegal things most police officers expect to find in someone's car when making a routine traffic stop--open contain...

Occupy Strikes Chord In Small Town Of Sebastopol

Shepherd Bliss | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics
Shepherd Bliss

Occupy Wall Street-events in big cities like New York, Oakland and Los Angeles receive considerable coverage in the mainstream media, especially when police react. Less known is the fact that the 'Occupy' movement has reached into small towns and mid-size cities around the country, engaging people in new conversations and moving into the local political sphere.

Tea, Green: Five Experts Serve Up Their Favorite Eco-Friendly Brews

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

The tea industry has an ugly history of deforesting, damaging biodiversity, and using pesticides. To promote more enlightened sipping, we asked five experts to name their preferred brew.