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Press Democrat: 'There's nothing out there': Low-income renters face difficult search for housing

LA Times: Investigation: California homeowners get to pass low property taxes to their kids. It's proved highly profitable to an elite group

The Guardian: Stone-stacking: cool for Instagram, cruel for the environment

The Guardian: US interior secretary's school friend crippling climate research, scientists say

Press Democrat: Anti-oil drilling bills clear critical hurdles in California Legislature

Seattle Times: US vows to work more closely with states to fight wildfires

Seattle Times: What Corona owner’s $4 billion bet on a marijuana firm says about pot’s future

Seattle Times: Logging in Upper Skagit River watershed put on hold as Seattle has ‘grave concern’

Seattle Times: As smoke hangs over Northwest, study shows air pollution was already high

SF Chronicle: California's giant swamp rat issue could be worse than we thought

Thursday, Aug. 16

LA Times: Proposal to radically overhaul California's bail system advances in Legislature

The Guardian: US poised to allow more mining on land Trump removed from monuments

Washington Post: Ryan Zinke refuses to acknowledge climate change as major factor in California wildfires, blames ‘environmental terrorist groups’

Washington Post: Trump administration plans to reorganize agriculture research offices, alarming some scientists

LA Times: Aretha Franklin, who defined an era as the Queen of Soul, dies at 76

Express: Whale and dolphin SLAUGHTER: 100,000 creatures 'being blown up, harpooned and butchered'

Wednesday, Aug. 15

SF Chronicle: California’s struggling marijuana market considers new delivery rules

The Guardian: Sea life in 'peril' as ocean temperatures hit all-time high in San Diego

The Guardian: Child drownings in Germany linked to parents' phone ‘fixation’

Press Democrat: Bills aimed at thwarting oil drilling face test in Sacramento

NY Times: Fierce and Unpredictable: How Wildfires Became Infernos

NY Times: How to Block and Report Spam Calls and Text Messages

The Guardian: California v nutria: state seeks to eradicate scourge of giant rodents

The Guardian: 'Tenants on our own land': New Zealand bans sale of homes to foreign buyers

Press Democrat: Sonoma County supervisors OK $42 million for additional firefighters, stations

Daily Beast: Trump Wants to Make Asbestos Great Again

Daily Mail: Tide of garbage: Volunteers battle in vain against waves of plastic washing up faster than they can be cleaned up in Manila

The Oregonian: Bad air quality blanketing entire Northwest as fires burn on

SF Chronicle: Garbage from Washington state's booming pot industry clogs gutters, sewers and landfills

SF Chronicle: North Coast: Dying North Coast railroad could become world-class hiking trail

Tuesday, Aug. 14

The Guardian: Don't blame wildfires on climate change – it's environmentalists' fault, says Zinke

The Guardian: Very fishy: China rules rainbow trout can be sold as salmon

The Guardian: Heat is killing more Americans than natural disasters are

LA Times: More than 50% of Lake County has burned since 2012. Some residents have had enough

Monday, Aug. 13

SF Chronicle: Firefighter killed battling massive Mendocino Complex blaze

Press Democrat: 3 arrested after violent dispute at Santa Rosa pot farm

NY Times: The Large Hidden Costs of Medicare’s Prescription Drug Program

The Intercept: ADOPTED AND UNDOCUMENTED He Grew Up Thinking He Was American — Until He Was Deported

The Guardian: Where even Walmart won't go: how Dollar General took over rural America

Sacramento Bee: Customer bills could skyrocket if Legislature doesn’t fix wildfire liability

Sacramento Bee: ‘The president’s right’: Interior chief pushes thinning forests to cut fire risk

San Jose Mercury: California fire data highlight menace of human ignition

SF Chronicle: Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

SF Chronicle: Alaska's North Slope hit by strongest quake noted in region

Sunday, Aug. 12

The Atlantic: School-Security Companies Are Thriving in the Era of Mass Shootings


Fast Company: How the #VanLife movement is influencing car design

NY Times: Asbestos in a Crayon, Benzene in a Marker: A School Supply Study’s Toxic Results

NY Times: ‘Obesity in Our Monks Is a Ticking Time Bomb’

The Oregonian: Think Portland pot is high-cost? Here's how it compares to other major cities.

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