California

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
California Democrats on Friday kicked off their three-day convention with a " raucous start " in Sacramento, where a wave of single-payer advocates demanded the party work towards a system that makes healthcare a human right. The gathering comes amid growing momentum nationwide for a single-payer , or Medicare-for-All, healthcare system, and as...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A runoff election Tuesday in Los Angeles will determine the fate of public...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Days after Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the "...

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Bad news on all sides on our human propensity for taking without thinking. A new study finds researchers have "grossly underestimated" the impact on the Amazon rainforest of logging and other human activity, even as California park rangers combat a surge in nightime bandits - aka "midnight burlers" - poaching the burl from old-growth redwoods to sell for furniture. The tallest trees on earth, old-growth redwoods once covered almost 2,000,000 acres of California; today, less than 5% of that...