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  • Gavin Newsom’s Inauguration as California’s Governor

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Only in America’s does California protect the piping plover’s nesting sites by relocation of 28 feral cats from Jones Beach State Park. Also, the Monarch butterfly population in CA declined by 80% during 2018. Residents are advised to plant milkweed which is their preferred food....
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  • 5 Ways Technology Can Help You Achieve New Year’s Resolutions

    StatePoint You may have a long list of New Year’s resolutions. Luckily, these days, your efforts can be simplified with the use of technology. Check out these high-tech ways to achieve your 2019 goals: • Focusing: An ancient practice with renewed popularity today, the benefits of meditation can’t be...
  • Thomas Jefferson’s Thoughts on Big Government and Big Tech

    Shelly Palmer  We live in the age of exponentiation. Everything is evolving at an almost unimaginable speed. New tools, techniques, iterations, breakthroughs, and game-changing discoveries happen almost daily. Today, just staying on top of what’s happening is practically a full-time job. This raises a question: If free unencumbered commercial...
  • Feliz 2019

    Mario Jiménez Castillo El Observador Este año que recién comienza puede llegar a ser un periodo sumamente positivo en nuestras vidas, pero de nosotros depende que así sea. Inicie el año ordenando sus prioridades, procurar una buena apariencia personal y el mantenimiento de un buen estado de salud debe...
  • Spain to feast on 30 million traditional King’s Day cakes

    EFE Spaniards will celebrate this year’s King’s Day festivities by opening their Christmas gifts and sharing over 30 million roscones, or Three Kings’ Day cakes, a three-percent increase on 2018 figures, according to a baking industry spokesperson who spoke with EFE Thursday.    This rise is partly due to...
  • China’s Chang’e-4 probe lands successfully on far side of moon

    EFE Beijing – China’s Chang’e 4 space probe on Thursday became the first to make a soft landing on the far side of the moon, state-run news agency Xinhua said. China’s National Space Administration said the lander-rover probe touched down at 10.26am Bejing time, it added. The official Global...
  • Groups Call On State to Protect Wetlands from Trump Rollbacks

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Conservation groups are urging the state to better protect California’s wetlands in the face of imminent rollbacks by the Trump administration. The State Water Resources Control Board has been working on a new wetlands policy for more than a decade, but has not...
  • Is so-called eco-friendly dry cleaning a reality?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Although some greener alternatives exist, most dry cleaners still use perchloroethylene (“perc” for short), a petroleum-based solvent that can be hazardous to the human central nervous system, with exposure causing headaches, nausea, dizziness and memory problems for some people. Perc’s constituent components—phosgene, vinyl...