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Don’t Neglect June Elections

Don’t Neglect June Elections

Devaki Dikshit, Editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under Local News, Politics

Election day is fast approaching, with less than a month left for Californians to prepare for the first round of voting. Midterm year elections are often associated with November, but plenty of decisions are on the ballots much earlier. State and local propositions, as well as primary elections, are ...

“This Is Not a Drill:” What Would Happen (and How to Respond) If North Korea Nukes California

“This Is Not a Drill:” What Would Happen (and How to Respond) If North Korea Nukes California

Logan Keifling, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Featured, Local News

"BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL." This was the emergency alert that the 1.4 million residents of Hawaii were greeted with at 8:07 a.m. on Saturday, January 13. The alert, which was ultimately a false alarm, was issued just as diplomatic tens...

Petroleum & Permafrost: Impacts of The Senate Tax Plan

Petroleum & Permafrost: Impacts of The Senate Tax Plan

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Featured, Politics, Science + Tech

The Senate's recently passed tax bill has significant implications for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaskan permafrost, and our warming planet.

SB 1: California’s Rising Gas Prices

SB 1: California’s Rising Gas Prices

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

November 25, 2017


Filed under Featured, Local News

On November 1st, 2017, a new California State Senate bill went into effect with the aim of repairing California’s crumbling roads and other infrastructure. Senate Bill 1, which passed through California’s State Senate and Assembly last April with the bare minimum number of votes required, has multiple provisions, the most prominent feature being a hike of the California fuel excis...

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