Month: February 2021

Black Lives Matter Launches $ 3M COVID Relief Fund for Black Community

Brian van der Brug As the country waits for Congress to adopt a COVID-19 relief plan, the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation and BLM Grassroots announced Thursday that they will give $ 3 million to members of the black community who have been financially crippled by the pandemic. To date, more than 506,000 Americans […]

A century-old fight for tribal recognition simmers on Mono Lake in the eastern Sierra Nevada

View from Black Point on the north shore of Mono Lake on February 4 in Lee Vining, California. The north shore of the lake was a site of Native American massacres in the 1800s. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times) In a feverish quest for wealth, white ranchers and gold miners began flocking […]

A century-old fight for tribal recognition is brewing

In a feverish quest for wealth, white ranchers and gold miners began flocking to the remote Mono Lake basin east of Yosemite in the 1850s, seizing the ancestral lands of the Native Americans that had existed there ever since. time immemorial. For the members of the Mono Lake Kutzadika Paiute tribe, it was an attack […]

Denouncing ‘Cancel Culture’, California State Senator Seeks Political Affiliation Protected Class

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. A California state senator has proposed legislation to curb the so-called cancellation culture by adding political affiliation to a list of classes – such as race, […]

Apparently the cops are playing music while filming and that’s for some very sinister reason

In recent years, cops have increasingly expressed contempt for average citizens exercising their constitutional right to record interactions with authorities. It’s almost as if a lot of them feel above the law itself. Now, some officers appear to be trying to escape videos of them circulating on social media with a clever – if not […]

50 years after the San Fernando-Sylmar earthquake, aging dams face new peril: extreme weather conditions

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. It was a heartbreaking vision of the vulnerability of aging California dams – crews working feverishly to put sandbags and drain the lower San Fernando reservoir, […]

Ventura County Now Vaccines Residents 65 and Over Against COVID-19

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. Ventura County now allows residents 65 and over to be vaccinated against COVID-19, officials said on Tuesday. Previously, Ventura County had only made the vaccine available […]

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