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Why transit agencies are recovering at different rates; Sea level rise is pushing up soil contaminants we thought were gone; More

7:57 AM PDT on June 22, 2023

Foothill transit bus

  • Why California transit agencies are recovering at such different rates (NY Times)
  • The poisonous legacy of James Watt, Interior Secretary under Ronald Reagan (LA Times)
  • Stories from people who remember towns before the highways tore them apart (AARP)
  • CA should stop investing retirement funds in fossil fuels (LA Times)
  • As sea level rises, it's pushing up all those soil contaminants we thought we had got rid of (SF Chronicle)
  • Newsom takes heat for letting inefficient, climate-harming gas-powered plants keep operating (Los Angeles Times, Sacramento Bee)
  • Study: Homeless are CA residents who ran into some kind of financial trouble (CalMatters, Mercury News)
  • Ojai council wants to remove councilmember who is homeless, therefore not living in the district she represents (CalMatters)
  • UC San Diego to break ground on large student housing village (San Diego Union Tribune)
  • Is Santa Clara soulless on purpose? (Common Edge)

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