The long drought affecting California for several years now is also affecting physical and mental health of the residents in some areas and towns in the Central Valley.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 7941 12:00 PM PST. Migrant Indians Visit Standing Rock. As the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and supporters continue to protest the building of an oil pipeline by Dakota Access, police escalated the use of force. They hosed demonstrators down with icy water and tear gas. In their fight against a […]
In the quarter century since, researchers and public health officials have come to see such dry and wet cycles as predictors of an upswing in the disease. That same weather pattern repeated itself between 2015 and 2016, and yet no one at the state or county level sounded an alarm in California or took measures to prepare for the threat of a valley fever surge.
(Español) “Hoy es un día de orgullo para California. Juntos redoblamos nuestro compromiso de liderazgo climático global y la construcción de la economía de energía limpia del futuro, garantizando al mismo tiempo la justicia ambiental, por lo que todos los californianos se benefician de nuestras políticas sobre el clima.”: Kevin De León.
(Español) Por medio de esta consulta se trata de conocer la cantidad de agua que demandarían los nuevos usuarios y asegurar suficientes fondos para todos.
MONDAY, AUGUST 22 PROGRAM # 7862 12:00 PM PST. Rascuache Bicycling. While cities have been designed for car traffic and parking, a growing number of local governments are including bikes in new urban plans. And while many see bicycle commuting as a sport for White middle class elites, some cities are starting to recognize that […]
(Español) “En el momento que colapsa la Unión Soviética, Cuba se vio, como sin luz, porque fue un momento que en Cuba fuimos a dormir ricos, y nos levantamos pobres”.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17 PROGRAM # 7859 12:00 PM PT The Waters of Wrath. A leader of the Yaqui tribe in Northern Mexico visits California to speak about the major Yaqui River land grab behind the development of the aqueduct to reroute the waters of the formerly mighty river to Hermosillo. Contrary to official accounts, the […]
MONDAY, AUGUST 8 PROGRAM # 7852 12:00 PM PST. Delaying Fight Against Zika. The first cases of mosquito-transmitted Zika infection were reported in South Florida, ground zero of the Zika outbreak. Health experts warn there might be many cases of locally acquired infection in many states, especially around the Gulf. Still, the US Congress went […]
The traditional authorities of the Yaqui indigenous tribe, in the north of Mexico, say the construction of a mega-aqueduct will leave the Yaqui River dry and their people without their ancestral sustenance. In retaliation for defending his people’s water rights, one prominent Yaqui leader spent a year in prison