Seizing on Trump’s favorite mode of discourse, scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency, NASA, and other bureaus have privately launched Twitter accounts – borrowing names and logos of their agencies – to protest restrictions they view as censorship and provide unfettered platforms for information the new administration has curtailed.
Los Angeles (AFP) — A thousand people were evacuated near Yosemite National Park in central California due to fires triggered by a weekend heatwave that are threatening hundreds of homes. The blaze that began near Bass Lake has already burned 330 acres (133 hectares) in a matter of hours. None of the fire has yet […]
By Michael Doyle, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Two veteran California lawmakers are at loggerheads over how to expand Yosemite National Park. A House Republican and House Democrat now have competing bills folding nearly 1,600 acres in Mariposa County into the park’s boundaries. They share some ideas. They differ, though, on key questions, including whether […]