Talk: “Implementing Youth-Led Citizen Science Through Plant Phenology”

Event Details The Sierra Science Lecture Series at the Nevada County Campus welcomes Kelly Santos in a presentation titled, Implementing Youth-Led Citizen Science Through Plant Phenology. The presentation will be held on Tuesday evening, February 21, from 6:30 – 7:30 pm, in the Multipurpose Center, building, N-12. Come early and enjoy a meet-and-greet and refreshments at […]

How to Help Evacuees Who Have Come to Nevada County

By Hayley Yount Severe (Reprinted from Facebook with permission of the author) When we first heard of the evacuation last week, we began to imagine what we would do in the same situation. Where would our dog go? How would we meet up with our children and grandchildren? What important items would we take with […]

Loving America and Resisting Trump: The New Patriotism

By Frida Berrigan So reality has inexorably, inescapably penetrated my life.  It didn’t take long. Yes, Donald Trump is actually the president of the United States. In that guise, in just his first weeks in office, he’s already declared war on language, on loving, on people who are different from him — on the kind […]

Ordinary Americans carried out inhumane acts for Trump

By Chris Edelson “A week ago, men and women went to work at airports around the United States as they always do. They showered, got dressed, ate breakfast, perhaps dropped off their kids at school. Then they reported to their jobs as federal government employees, where, according to news reports, one of them handcuffed a […]

State Was Warned in 2005 About Inadequacy of Emergency Spillway

From the OrovilleMR: “More than a decade ago, federal and state officials and some of California’s largest water agencies rejected concerns that Oroville Dam’s emergency spillway — at risk of collapse Sunday night and prompting the evacuation of 130,000 people — could erode during heavy winter rains and cause a catastrophe. “Three environmental groups — […]

Lawsuit Reveals Melania Trump Saw Presidency as Potential Profit Machine

Lawyers representing the first lady claim President Trump’s wife missed out on ‘once in a lifetime’ endorsement opportunities because of false escort claims by Nadia Prupis Reprinted from CommonDreams under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License First Lady Melania Trump on Monday revealed that she had intended to leverage the presidency into a lucrative venture […]

Many from the Washington Power Elite Are United in Their Dismay About Trump’s White House

Democrats, Republicans and military leaders balk at the president’s recklessness. By Jefferson Morley Reprinted with permission from AlterNet   From the center-right apparatchiks who reigned in the Reagan-Bush era to the center-left bureaucrats who rose in the Obama-Clinton years to the apolitical functionaries of the civil service and the U.S. military, the Washington policy class is […]

10 Films to Keep You Inspired After the Women’s March

Movies to remind you there’s hope in the fight for justice and equality. By Breena Kerr Reprinted from Yes! Magazine under a Creative Commons License   In the days since his inauguration, Donald Trump has given women around the country—and the world—new motivation to fight for equality. After the Women’s March ended, which was estimated to […]

Steve Bannon Boasts He is a “Leninist” Who Wants to Destroy Government

I was frightened enough when — like a lot of people — I realized that Steve Bannon is actually the President. Finding out that he also proudly calls himself a “Leninist” doesn’t help at all. Here’s a report by Ronald Radosh of TheDailyBeast: “I’m a Leninist,” Bannon proudly proclaimed. Shocked, I asked him what he […]

Trump Is Carpet-Bombing U.S. Foreign Policy

Already Trump is super-charging U.S. militarism, gutting diplomacy, and punishing the victims of wars Washington started. By Phyllis Bennis, January 27, 2017 Reprinted from Foreign Policy in Focus, under a Creative Commons Attribution License Very soon, Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order regarding refugees and entry to the U.S. for a whole […]

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