Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: North Bay Fires

KQED says 48 Hills is a story of the decade

KQED released a beautifully designed, memory-triggering package yesterday called "Our Turbulent Decade." It's an in-depth, year-by-year look some of the most impactful events and trends in the Bay Area,...

PG&E picked a dumb fight with SF; will the city now pursue public power?

Toward the end of a hearing last week on how PG&E is delaying public projects, including affordable housing,by imposing unreasonable connection demands, Sup. Aaron Peskin did something city officials...

Puff: How the fires affect the cannabis industry

Welcome to Puff, our new cannabis column, covering news, product reviews, and broader issues important to the cannabis community. Puff is also a monthly queer cannabis appreciation night for...

Why SF needs a disaster-relief plan

In the wake of the nightmare infernos that have ravaged Santa Rosa, Napa and beyond, San Franciscans have shown an inspired outpouring of care and generosity. The city quickly...

If PG&E caused the fires, it wouldn’t be the first time

Let us consider, for a moment, the cause of the fires that have devastated the North Bay and Wine Country. The conditions were clearly ripe for a disaster — an...

Party Radar: Fundraisers for North Bay fires, Puerto Rico, Mexico

PARTY RADAR Another devastating tragedy, another round of climate change refugees who will most likely rely on monetized crowdfunding platforms to survive and recover. But while the fires up north...

The climate apocalypse is upon us

We were in Sebastopol a few hours before the fires started. Lovely Sunday afternoon, visiting an old friend, a few cheeseburgers and fries, a walk in the park, a...