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Warm and dry, a little above normal temperatures

Aug 31, 2014
Warm and dry, a little above normal temperatures

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ATV accident in North San Juan – patient airlifted

Aug 30, 2014

During North San Juan fire departments open house and first annual life jacket give away, we got called out for a ATV accident in the far eastern part of our district. The ATV driver was located 3 miles down a dirt road with multiple injuries from c...

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California Assembly Passes Gun Violence Restraining Order, Gov. Brown Signature Needed

Aug 30, 2014

Sacramento, Calif. August 30, 2014 - California's state legislature passed the "Gun Violence Restraining Order (AB 1014)," legislation that would allow family members or law enforcement to petition a court to remove firearms from someone temporarily if they believe there is a risk of injury or death. The bill now goes to the desk...

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California Makes History, Passes First Statewide Bag Ban

Aug 30, 2014

Sacramento August 30, 2014 - Legislators in California sent a clear message to the plastics industry today when the State Senate passed SB 270 today with a 22-15 vote to ban single-use plastic grocery bags.

Environmental groups and local government advocates have overcome fierce lobbying by single-use bag manufacturers, intensified in the last few months...

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Federal Court Protects Texas Women from Further Loss of Abortion Access

Aug 29, 2014

August 29, 2014 - Following a trial earlier this month, today a federal district court judge struck down two components of an anti-abortion Texas omnibus law that has already closed approximately half the state's abortion clinics and threatened to restrict access to safe and legal abortion across the state even further.

The ruling issued...

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Federal Scientific Review Highlights Grave Risks of California Fracking

Aug 29, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 28 2014— A scientific review released today by the federal government finds that fracking pollution threatens California's air and water, but the study is based on just a few months of data and suffers from state regulators' unlawful failure to report information on more than 100 instances of fracking and other...

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Richard Eskow: Looks Like Burger King’s Subjects Are Royally Pissed Off

Aug 29, 2014

Aug. 29, 2014 - Tolstoy wrote in "War and Peace" that "kings are the slaves of history." And when the "king" in question depends on the patronage of happy customers for his well-being, his monarchy is also a slave to public opinion. Unfortunately for Burger King, which intends to renounce its American status for...

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Truckee Offers an Array of Colorful Events and Activities this September

Aug 29, 2014
Truckee Offers an Array of Colorful Events and Activities this September

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New article examines U.S. contribution to elephant poaching crisis in Africa

Aug 29, 2014
New article examines U.S. contribution to elephant poaching crisis in Africa

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John Deans: Shell hasn’t been able to prove they can operate in the Arctic

Aug 29, 2014

Aug. 28 2014 - In response to news that Shell is preparing a new application to drill in the Arctic next year, Greenpeace Arctic Campaign Specialist John Deans said: Shell clearly believes the approval process is a formality and that it will be able ...

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