FROM Fran Pavley
Mountain lions will have their own corridor above the 101 freeway Los Angeles is the land of freeways, and now there's a new wildlife overpass. The State Wildlife Conservation Board bought land that will be used for a wildlife corridor, allowing free movement across the 101 freeway for animals. The land is named after Fran Pavley, the state senator who’s been a big proponent of the corridor and wildlife protection.
Federal Court Upholds California’s Clean Car Standards A court decision in Vermont has both Governor Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown declaring victory over the Bush Administration . A federal judge ruled yesterday that, to curtail global warming, Vermont can impose tougher standards on auto emissions than the federal government does. California wants to do that too, and it has a similar suit pending in Fresno.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?
Trump says goodbye Paris Accord: What does it mean for U.S. and the planet? President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, the landmark international agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Trump was to renegotiate a new deal, but will that happen?
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."