Other Cool Stuff From Around the World, Mostly By Gina
Digg: Put in zip code: Here's what eclipse will look like from home
The Guardian: How a father's tragedy moved the Teamsters to fight an opioid distributor
Press Democrat: King of Beers triggers fear among local craft brewers
Press Democrat: Trump’s move to shrink coastal protection from oil drilling prompts broad protest
Sonoma Magazine: SONOMA’S “SOIL MY UNDIES CHALLENGE” GOING VIRAL
NY Times: Economy Needs Workers, but Drug Tests Take a Toll
Sunday, July 23
SF Chronicle: State bill aimed at “Big Weed” marketing hits small businesses too
LA Times: Republicans finally got that fire-prevention fee scrapped, but at what price?
Saturday, July 22
The Guardian: Anthrax anyone? All hell breaks loose as the tundra thaws
LA Times: A veteran pot farmer mourns the passing of a more paranoid, more profitable way of life
Seattle Times: OpEd: The peril of mining the pristine headwaters of Alaska’s Bristol Bay
San Jose Mercury: Giant California solar project cut back after environmentalists oppose it
The Guardian: Pepsico, Unilever and Nestlé accused of complicity in illegal rainforest destruction
NY Times: The Rise Of Extreme Commuting
LA Times: L.A. voters want to legalize marijuana, so why won't city leaders do it?
LA Times: More people are dying in Mexico's bloody drug war than ever before
Ukiah Daily Journal: Fort Bragg’s Noyo Center assembling largest Orca skeleton in U.S.
Press Democrat: Father and son jailed on suspicion of operating a Lake County marijuana concentrate lab
Press Democrat: Thousands apply for cannabis permits in Emerald Triangle, but few in Sonoma County
Friday, July 21
Bloomberg News: So this is why cheese is in everything!
Marshall Project: How Fake Cops Got $1.2 Million in Real Weapons
Washington Post: In rural America, some towns are divided between those who work and those who don’t
NY Times: The Last Best Empty Place in America
Leafly: The Future of California Cannabis Depends on Rain
LA Times: As Trump wages war on legal marijuana, military veterans side with pot
Thursday, July 20
Huffington Post: Restoring US Forests Can Help Solve Our Water Infrastructure Crisis
SLO New Times: Old code violations haunt cannabis growers in SLO
Leafly: Colorado Has Brought in a Cool Half-Billion in Cannabis Taxes
The Oregonian: Shark warning issued for parts of the Oregon Coast
Press Democrat: Man shot, killed during Kelseyville home invasion
Washington Post: I’m a scientist. I’m blowing the whistle on the Trump administration.
Wednesday, July 19
Seattle Times: Legal pot sales begin in Uruguay under landmark 2013 law
Press Democrat: Sonoma Co. water chief to head state water department
SF Chronicle: Mariposa evacuated, fire near Yosemite grows to 25,000 acres
Press Democrat: Sonoma County supervisors create cannabis advisory group
Press Democrat: Wine and weed leaders collaborate on biodynamic Sonoma Valley pot farm
Tuesday, July 18
The New Yorker: How Trump Is Transforming Rural America
Ukiah Daily Journal: Mendocino County’s cannabis program under fire as applications pile up
LA Times: As its losses and debt grow, can Frontier remain a player in the phone business?
Monday, July 17
NY Times: Papers Vanish. Now, Billions in Student Loan Debt May, Too.
Washington Post: Many people can’t tell when photos are fake. Can you?
Washington Post: Sessions to push for police to take more cash from U.S. citizens
NY Times: California’s Housing Crisis Reaches a ‘Breaking Point’
Daily Beast: The Racist Pot Prosecutions That Even Prosecutors Acknowledge Are Ridiculous
LA Times: One child, a $21-million medical bill: How a tiny number of patients poses a huge challenge for Medi-Cal
Washington Post: Chickens laying ‘USDA Organic’ eggs are supposed to roam outdoors. Do they?
SF Chronicle: Sonoma County challenges for pot supremacy as others turn away
The Guardian: In the Grand Canyon, uranium mining threatens a tribe's survival
Sunday, July 16
The Guardian: 'More valuable than gold': Yellowstone businesses prepare to fight mining
Saturday, July 15
NY Daily News: 400 pounds of marijuana hidden in new cars shipped from Mexico