Articles Tagged With ‘Environment’




Meet the “Million dollar tortoises”

A northern California energy company will pay $25 million to relocate 25 threatened desert tortoises who live on the site of a proposed massive  solar power plant in rural San Bernadino County. The move by Oakland-based BrightSource Energy, as reported... (Continue reading)

Thankful for Planned Parenthood

BY BILL DENNEEN Santa Maria, until just recently, had the highest teenage pregnancy rate of any city in the entire industrialized world. I called it a “pregnancy-epidemic”.  One of the reasons is all  local hospitals are Catholic-controlled thus not providing... (Continue reading)

News moves slowly, Nacimiento gas leak does not

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A gasoline leak in Lake Nacimiento marina supply lines spilled an undetermined amount of fuel near lake waters earlier this month before the problem was noticed by park employees. Following three days of queries by CalCoastNews reporters, Nacimiento Park... (Continue reading)