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Top of Mind Thursday February 16, 2017: A Wet and Wild Ride

The emergency spillways at California’s Oroville Dam sat empty and unused for nearly 50 years, seeming almost like an afterthought. Until this week, when they became critical. Record rainfall in Northern California caused water levels in the dam, the highest … Continue reading

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Top of Mind Thursday December 8, 2016: Ghosts Rising

Last Friday evening, a fire in a warehouse-turned-artist loft/living space-turned-popup-musical-venue tragically took the lives of 36 people in Oakland, CA. Many firefighters and first responders said the aftermath of the Ghost Ship fire was the worst situation they’d ever seen. … Continue reading

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Can California Be Bought? The Auction Closes in 2 Weeks

Two weeks from today, voters in California will elect a new governor. This comes not a moment too soon for most of us—as we struggle with yet another extended budget impasses in the state legislature, as well as the high … Continue reading

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Missing the Vote is Missing the Boat

There’s been a reasonable amount of attention lately put on the voting records of two potential candidates for statement office in California–Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO who is running for governor, and Carly Fiorina, former head of HP who is … Continue reading

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