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NY Times: Giant Sequoias: A Renewed View of Some of the World’s Oldest Trees

National Geographic: Climate Change May Spark Global ‘Fish Wars’

Forbes: Cannabis Investors Embrace Green Thumb Industries After Avoiding MedMen

Forbes: Texas Republican Party Endorses Marijuana Decriminalization

Huffington Post: Rural Areas Have The Highest Suicide Rates And Fewest Mental Health Workers

SF Chronicle: 10 Santa Rosa grass fires believed to be arson


Politico: Banks take on Sessions over legalized pot

The Atlantic: The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

LA Times: California's newest public beach is glorious, but you have to paddle to get there — and the trip is treacherous

LA Times: Digital billboards have nearly tripled along California freeways — and state officials are proposing more

SF Chronicle: Highway 1 near Big Sur to reopen 14 months after huge landslide

Press Democrat: Scuba diver dies at Salt Point State Park

Saturday, June 16

Daily Beast: Fare Thee Well: How Classic Rock Turned Into a Film Noir Nightmare

Washington Post: Hands off my data! 15 more default privacy settings you should change on your TV, cellphone plan, LinkedIn and more.

Washington Post: Editorial: Opioids come from China in the U.S. mail. Here’s how to stop it.

Friday, June 15

CBS News: Josephine County restrictive cannabis ordinance overruled

The Economist: Deaths of despair: America’s rising suicide rate

USA Today: Americans are depressed and suicidal because something is wrong with our culture

LA Times: Californians will make a big decision on rent control in November

LA Times: Federal prison workers protest in Victorville, saying the transfer of detainees creates a dangerous situation

Press Democrat: State budget offers ‘unprecedented’ investment into fire recovery

Washington Post: For the biggest group of American workers, wages aren’t just flat. They’re falling.

Rolling Stone: The End Of Owning Music: How CDs And Downloads Died

The Oregonian: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service considers dropping wolf protections

The Oregonian: Pot growers win another round in fight against ban in southern Oregon

Huffington Post: EPA Moves To Replace Obama-Era Rule Protecting Drinking Water For 117 Million

The Guardian: Sustainable seafood distributor reportedly lied about tuna source

LA Times: Op-Ed: The DACA 'compromise' bill is the worst immigration legislation in a century

LA Times: Local, sustainably caught fish? Seafood distributor's murky supply chain is exposed

Thursday, June 14

Slate: What Urban Americans Don't Get About Appalachia And The Price Rural Americans Have Paid

Popular Science: Salinas: Small farmers are mixing old equipment with new tech

Denver University Law Review: Crisis on the High Plains: The Loss of America’s Largest Aquifer – the Ogallala

San Jose Mercury: Martins Beach: Surfers tell Supreme Court billionaire Vinod Khosla has no right to block public from shoreline

Press Democrat: Lake Tahoe is the cloudiest it's ever been

Press Democrat: 90 mph Hwy. 101 chase ends in drugs, weapons arrest of Healdsburg teen

Washington Post: President Trump’s flip-flop on coverage for preexisting health conditions

Seattle Times: Report: A minimum-wage worker can’t afford a 2-bedroom apartment anywhere in the U.S.

The Guardian: 'We burned the forest': the indigenous Chileans fighting loggers with arson

Del Norte Triplicate: Yurok Exhibit in SF: "Giants of land and sea"

LA Times: 2014 Napa earthquake may be linked to groundwater changes, study says

LA Times: Prop 47: Thefts rise after California reduces criminal penalties

Wednesday, June 13

Press Democrat: U.S Marshals arrest Santa Rosa home invasion murder suspect in Virginia

Washington Post: Antarctic ice loss has tripled in a decade, study finds

Forbes: Trump Looks To Trade Cannabis Legalization for Justice Department Nominees

NY Times: Common Drugs May Be Contributing to Depression

NY Times: Opinion: Affordable Housing Is Your Spare Bedroom

The Guardian: Opioid lawsuit targets rich family behind drug that fueled US crisis

San Jose Mercury: Measure to split California into three states qualifies for November ballot

Press Democrat: North Coast’s ‘Great Redwood Trail’ wins approval in California Senate, but lacks funding

Washington Post: It’s time to stop laughing at Nigerian scammers — because they’re stealing billions of dollars

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