I believe the MTA bus service must be the worst bus service in California. A few weeks ago my husband was taken from the nursing home to a doctor’s office on Hospital Drive. We were left off on the north side of the building close to the doctor’s office.
It all started with a bottle of alcohol. I was headed to the store with a friend after drinking a whole bottle of Bombay together; we stopped to talk to two older men. My friend asked one of the guys for a cigarette and he got a rude answer. At that point I jumped in […]
KIRK THOMSEN has been unceremoniously put on administrative leave from his job as Interim Ukiah Valley Fire Chief following an abrupt dismissal involving the formal taking of the keys to the firehouse a few days ago.
A couple weeks back the Jersey cow set one of her hind hooves on top of one of my boots while I milked her. A most gentle creature, she meant no harm, but the weight of a full grown cow gets your attention and I jerked the offending boot out from under. No harm done, […]
A medium-sized wormery can process several pounds of organic waste a day – that’s several pounds you don’t have to put in bins, wrap in plastic and put outside in the cold; that won’t take up space in the landfill; and that won’t worsen climate change.
Demand response and demand flexibility—shifting demand to intervals where electricity is abundant and cheap, and away from when the grid is constrained or power is expensive and dirty—can help keep prices down, optimize the grid overall, and help us integrate more renewable supply into grid power while displacing more fossil fuels.
In order to make the future that we want, we have to openly confront the stark problems already at the heart of the Third Digital Revolution, and there are several glaring problems already in plain sight. Despite great efforts toward democratizing the Third Digital Revolution by making much of the technology “open source”, historically oppressed and disenfra […]
This post is the transcript of Professor Gravers’ plenary address at the STOICON 2017 conference Remembering the conference theme, let’s start with the word “professional.” What associations do we have with this word? What expectations does it place on us? Are those reasonable and fair expectations, and if so how do we equip ourselves to … Continue reading […]
The Red Pill is the title of a movement and part of a broader movement called Men’s Rights Activism (MRA). In recent years, its presence has escalated rapidly on the internet in parallel with right-wing nationalism. Its major presence is on the social media and news site Reddit. There, it holds a moderated discussion board … Continue reading "The Red […]