Thursday, March 4, 2021

Tag: Agriculture

Censored: Ten big stories the news media ignored

Even in the social-media era, when a small news outlet can create a viral story, some of the biggest news of the past year never got to most of...

The Agenda, April 6-12: Is growth always good? Has California reached its limit?

And what about a severance tax on bottled water? We discuss issues for the week ahead By Tim Redmond APRIL 6, 2015 – The New York Times is the only publication...

Forget Outside Lands, GOATCHELLA is coming

7000 bored, hip pranksters turn tiny goat showcase into event of the season. By Marke B. PARTY RADAR Move over, Easter Bunny. Shoo away, "Yass" cat. Even a capybara bathing with ducks can't...

‘A water company that skims oil’

Who's watching to make sure that Chevron oil-field wastewater is safe to use for irrigating crops? EDITOR'S NOTE: As we reported earlier this month, it's an open secret that Chevron...

Chevron and big ag are irrigating crops with oil wastewater

Oil company says the 'recycled' waste is perfectly safe. When have we heard that before? By Marc Norton FEBRUARY 3, 2015 -- The San Francisco Chronicle ran a major investigative story...

The Karl Marx Tree: How Southern Pacific Railroad killed a socialist colony in the name of creating Yosemite National...

  By Marc Norton AUGUST 27, 2014 -- There has been considerable hoopla this summer around the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln putting his signature on the Yosemite Grant Act...

How SF Weekly and C.W. Nevius got the tech protests all wrong

Actually, protests are good. And they work. By Tim Redmond FEB. 24, 2014 -- I don’t have any bad feelings for SF Weekly these days. The era when the dickwad owners...