Tagged: California

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The Need Is For Light

How often do we get the chance to link our discomfort with an apocalyptic orange sky to a decades-old sci-fi novel?

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That Other California Congressional Scandal

No, not Katie Hill, who made a good run at the biggest scandal in the Cali delegation but fell short to Duncan Hunter. The still Representative of CA-50 will reportedly change his “not guilty” plea Tuesday in court.

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High Sierra Ghost Stories

The past isn’t ever really past, and ghosts don’t ever die. So instead of avoiding them or feeling bad, maybe try confronting them a little bit?

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San Francisco’s Housing Crisis, Exactly as Planned

Plenty of discussion has centered around the California housing situation, especially the prices and lack of availability in the bay area since the tech explosion brought enormous wealth to one of America’s most unique cities, San Francisco. “Demolishing the California Dream: How San Francisco Planned Its Own Housing Crisis” by Hunter Oatman-Stanford is a detailed examination of the history of that great city, and how it came to be the go-to example of the modern housing debate.

What Happens Next?

Another breakdown on the election and, in particular, where the Democratic Party goes from here.

Poppy Crop

For about two weeks every year, California’s high desert blooms as though a celestial Jackson Pollack had spattered the countryside with gold, orange, and violet paint.