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Washington Post: Dr. Oz surprises the hosts of ‘Fox & Friends’ by talking about America’s pot ‘hypocrisy’

LA Times: A judge will decide whether Robert Durst should stand trial in his L.A. murder case


Mendocino Voice: Updated: 100 acre Hopland fire now 40% contained, one lane of Highway 101 southbound closed (video)

NY Times: California Today: What if Legal Pot Costs More Than Black-Market Pot?

Monday, Sept. 18

NY Times: This is Serious: In the Amazon, a Catastrophic Gold Rush Looms

Seattle Times: Interior secretary recommends shrinking 6 national monuments

Popular Science: Meet the Nebraskan farmers fighting Keystone XL

Sunday, Sept. 17

LA Times: L.A. Galaxy soccer team is growing its own food

LA Times: EDITORIAL: Refusing to build public toilets doesn't make homeless people go away. It creates a public health crisis


Press Democrat: Cannabis industry leads Santa Rosa industrial property boom

Saturday, Sept. 16

NY Times: Can You Pick the Bees Out of This Insect Lineup?

NY Times: How Big Business Got Brazil Hooked on Junk Food

LA Times: Seismologists hope to create earthquake forecasts for California, using small temblors to warn of big ones

LA Times: Billions in new funding for low-income housing passes the California Legislature Billions in new funding for low-income housing passes the California Legislature

The Oregonian: Portland rental housing tool NoAppFee gets boost from city

Washington Post: It’s a real mistake to count on a cellphone when hiking

Washington Post: Administration aims to resume Arctic drilling after more than 30 years

Willits News: Willits City Council introduces medical cannabis ordinance final draft

Press Democrat: North Coast clinics get $1.4 million to battle opioid crisis

Press Democrat: Marijuana lab found in Willits building where explosion blew hole in roof

NY Times: Indian Genocide in the Golden State: Goodbye, Yosemite. Hello, What?

Politico: Can American soil be brought back to life?

Friday, Sept. 15

NY Times: Alcohol Abuse Is Rising Among Older Adults

California Sunday Magazine: Woodshock: A movie about pot, redwoods, and Humboldt

San Jose Mercury: California Assembly narrowly passes affordable housing bills

Seattle Times: Forest Service spends record $2B battling forest fires

Thursday, Sept. 14

Seattle Times: Weyerhaeuser’s smelly wood problem will cost up to $250 million

Washington Post: Interior’s ‘unusual’ transfer of senior executives spurs official probe

Ars Technica: Solar now costs 6¢ per kilowatt-hour, beating government goal by 3 years

Politico: Climate Change: The great nutrient collapse

The Guardian: Badge, gun, holster, skateboard … meet Canada's first skateboarding cop

The Guardian: America's ash trees and antelopes on the brink of extinction

The Oregonian: Census: Oregon catches up with US household income after decades trailing

Seattle Times: Mountain goats in Olympic National Park: Their days may be numbered

San Jose Mercury: Santa Clara County bans commercial pot cultivation

LA Times: Equifax's free credit freeze won't fully protect you, so here's what to do

Wednesday, Sept. 13

The Guardian: Chocolate industry drives rain-forest disaster in Ivory Coast

Press Democrat: Lightning-sparked wildfires growing in Mendocino County

LA Times: In the age of Trump, how do you build a legal marijuana industry from the ground up?

Willits News: Willits to introduce medical cannabis ordinance

The Oregonian: Columbia gorge fire now covers almost 35,600 acres; blaze 11% contained

The Oregonian: Utah man driving stolen car suspected of setting at least four wildland fires in central Oregon, police say

NY Daily News: Hawaii pushes to be first state to go cashless for marijuana sales

Tuesday, Sept. 12

BBC News: Hunters wanted for Grand Canyon bison cull

Marin Independent: Marin set to unveil new medical cannabis ordinance

The Guardian: We’re more likely to get cancer than to get married.

NY Times: Opinion: From 9/11 to Humpty Dumpty

The Guardian: Dog that mauled owner to death had 'probably taken crack cocaine'

LA Times: China is banning traditional auto engines. Its aim: electric car domination

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