Paul Rogers

San Jose Mercury News

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Resources and environment writer for the San Jose Mercury-News and managing editor of the Science unit at KQED in San Francisco

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The Trump administration plans to open up the California coast to oil drilling. But practically, is that possible? There’s huge opposition to that in the state.

Will we really see new drilling off the coast of California?

The Trump administration plans to open up the California coast to oil drilling. But practically, is that possible? There’s huge opposition to that in the state.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The natural landscape of the American West is vanishing at an alarming rate, and California has lost the most of all the Western states according to a new study from Conservation…

Land in the American West is Vanishing at an Alarming Rate

The natural landscape of the American West is vanishing at an alarming rate, and California has lost the most of all the Western states according to a new study from Conservation…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It has been against the law to sell ivory or any elephant parts for that matter in California since 1977 -- and nationwide since 1990.

Can an Ivory Sale Ban in California Stop Elephant Poaching?

It has been against the law to sell ivory or any elephant parts for that matter in California since 1977 -- and nationwide since 1990.

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The City of LA operates an alternative to policing that’s geared towards unhoused Angelenos. The aims: Cut LAPD involvement and find permanent homes for more people.

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The southbound 101 freeway in Agoura Hills will be closed nightly for the next few weeks — as Caltrans continues building a massive wildlife bridge.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With the narrow approval of Governor Gavin Newsom’s $6.4 billion mental health bond, Prop 1, the work begins to build thousands of treatment beds.

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Regarding Her, a nonprofit accelerating the growth of women entrepreneurs and leaders in food and beverage, is sponsoring a spattering of events this March.

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A new AI company called Suno wants everyone to be able to produce their own pro-level songs. What does that mean for artists?

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The four leading Asian American groups in OC are uniting up to boost AAPI turnout at the polls. This demographic is growing the fastest, says the Pew Research Center.

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LA Dodgers’ Shohei Ohtani said his ex-interpreter, Ippei Mizuhara, allegedly stole millions to pay gambling debts. His story raises plausibility questions.

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All 371 locations of 99 Cents Only stores will close permanently, which means a big loss for those who rely on a low-income brick-and-mortar retailer in their neighborhood.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand