California governor approves mental health courts for homeless people

EPA probes environmental justice in Louisiana projects

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With more than 100,000 people living on the streets, California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed a new law that could force some of them into treatment under a program which the first-term governor describes as “caring” but opponents argue it’s cruel. Newsom signed the Community Assistance, Recovery and Empowerment Act … Read more

How this Southern California shellfish farm is saving the environment

Tour guide Sophia Martinez at the aquafarm

View of the lagoon from Carlsbad Aquafarm — Photo courtesy of Marla Cimini Seafood lovers and conservation enthusiasts visiting North County San Diego can now join a unique guided tour of a state-of-the-art aquaculture farm, where you can learn about coastal sustainability — and then, get a lesson. shucking and tasting while overlooking a tranquil … Read more

The rise and fall of the earth


We’ve all heard of ocean tides, but have you ever heard of land tides? Yes, just like the ocean, the earth’s crust rises and falls daily. What do you want to know The earth rises and falls like our ocean The Sun and the Moon cause these earth tides Earth’s tides could affect volcanic and … Read more

Retrofitting flood control systems could help beaches

Retrofitting flood control systems could help beaches

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. — Scientists watch beaches erode, and as cities, state and other entities search for potential ways to help fill the disappearing sand to protect shorelines, a researcher from the University of California, Irvine, said help could lie in flood control systems. What do you want to know The researcher said that while … Read more

on Nutrition: What Readers Are Saying | Way of life

on Nutrition: What Readers Are Saying |  Way of life

After a recent column about food aid organizations serving Ukraine’s victims, some readers urged me to add World Central Kitchen ( to the list. Here’s why: “They go all over the world when people desperately need food to survive disasters (like Ukraine is currently facing)!” writes JT from Salinas, California. That’s right. Founding chef José … Read more