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Finally a True Sanctuary: The Founders of Palm Springs' Transitional Facility for LGBT Youth Have Discovered Disconcerting Things Along the Way

Finally a True Sanctuary: The Founders of Palm Springs' Transitional Facility for LGBT Youth Have Discovered Disconcerting Things Along the Way

Jul 20, 2018 13:25  |  Brian Blueskye

David Rothmiller and LD Thompson have learned some unsettling lessons since founding the LGBT Sanctuary Palm Springs—a transitional housing facility for LGBT and allied youth—back in 2015.

They’ve also...

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Expansion and Revision: The Desert Healthcare District Attempts to Grow as It Moves to District-Based Voting

Expansion and Revision: The Desert Healthcare District Attempts to Grow as It Moves to District-Based Voting

Jul 18, 2018 11:20  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

When most residents of the Coachella Valley go to the polls on Nov. 6, for the first time, they will be able to either cast a vote directly impacting future access to important health care services, o...

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Cannabis in the CV: The State's Proposed New Marijuana Regulations Are Now Open for Public Comment

Cannabis in the CV: The State's Proposed New Marijuana Regulations Are Now Open for Public Comment

Jul 16, 2018 13:30  |  Charles Drabkin

On July 13, California’s three state cannabis-licensing authorities—the Bureau of Cannabis Control, the California Department of Food and Agriculture, and the California Department of Public Health—an...

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Science Vs. Cultural Respect: Native American Tribes Clash With the UC System Over Ancestors' Remains

Science Vs. Cultural Respect: Native American Tribes Clash With the UC System Over Ancestors' Remains

Jul 12, 2018 14:00  |  Felicia Mello, CALmatters

As tribal archaeologist for the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians, Myra Masiel-Zamora uses her UC Berkeley anthropology training daily. Her mission: track down skeletons of Native Californians extracte...

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Saving the Open Internet: After a Public Outcry, Lawmakers Revive California's Gutted Net-Neutrality Bill

Saving the Open Internet: After a Public Outcry, Lawmakers Revive California's Gutted Net-Neutrality Bill

Jul 07, 2018 10:10  |  Antoinette Siu, CALmatters

Democratic legislators say they've settled their differences on net neutrality in California, advancing bills that, if passed, would create the most far-reaching internet regulation in the country.

In ...

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The Homelessness Crisis in California: What the Current Data Reveals

The Homelessness Crisis in California: What the Current Data Reveals

Jul 05, 2018 09:30  |  Victoria Cabales, CALmatters

California is struggling to confront its homelessness crisis: After big-city mayors up and down the state lobbied hard for more funding, state leaders agreed to spend an additional $600 million to help ...

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Democracy in Crisis: Why This Column Is Coming to the End

Democracy in Crisis: Why This Column Is Coming to the End

Jul 03, 2018 07:00  |  Baynard Woods

This is the final Democracy in Crisis column that I will be writing.

I remember the urgency with which it started. I was super-stoned in a Denver hotel room just days after Trump was elected. Editors a...

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July Astronomy: Brilliant Heavenly Bodies Light Up the Summer Sky—Including All Five Bright Planets

July Astronomy: Brilliant Heavenly Bodies Light Up the Summer Sky—Including All Five Bright Planets

Jun 29, 2018 08:30  |  Robert Victor

It’s planetfest, with five bright planets in July’s evening hours! Three of them far outshine all stars. (But early in the month, you must wait until after nightfall to see Mars .)

Venus, the brightest, g...

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