Ending The Bondage Of Bail

Ending the Bondage of Bail

California needs to reform a prejudicial for-profit bail system State Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham's (R-San Luis Obispo) recent letter to the New Times ("We need a bail system," April 12) indicates that he is about to vote no again on the…

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Losing Topsoil

Losing Topsoil

We are losing about 4 TONS of topsoil per person on the planet every year.  These pictures are of our ranch and the neighbor's ranch during a winter rain this year.  Not only does tilled bare soil erode easily, it…

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Can Dirt Save The Earth? | New York Times

Can Dirt Save the Earth? | New York Times

“The world is warming not only because fossil fuels are being burned, but also because soils, forests and wetlands are being ravaged.” Read More: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/18/magazine/dirt-save-earth-carbon-farming-climate-change.html ** Main image from the article.

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DACA Students At Paso Robles High School

DACA Students At Paso Robles High School

DACA students at Paso High School were brave enough to come out of the shadows and tell us their stories, hopes, dreams, and fears.  They are worth hearing. Diana Gonzalez Ana Mendoza Read More: http://www.crimsonnewsmagazine.org/2018/03/01/a-foot-in-each-country/

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Agriculture And Climate Change

Agriculture and Climate Change

Nearly everyone recognizes that global warming is real. Rightfully, we are looking at changing our predominant energy habit of burning fossil fuels. However, fossil fuels are not the only source of carbon emissions. Agriculture produces about 20% of our carbon…

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The New Abolitionism: Ending Cash Bail

The new abolitionism: Ending cash bail

"Legislation introduced by Sen. Bob Hertzberg, the Money Bail Reform Act (SB10), would replace the current cash bail system with a risk assessment system to determine how likely it is that people would fail to appear in court, or would…

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