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Democracy in Crisis: Steve Bannon Is Having a Rough Time—but His Plight Pales in Comparison to the Problems of Trump's Victims

Democracy in Crisis: Steve Bannon Is Having a Rough Time—but His Plight Pales in Comparison to the Problems of Trump's Victims

Jan 15, 2018 08:00  |  Baynard Woods

I went to bed reading Fire and Fury , which, as you probably know, is Michael Wolff’s ribald and riveting account of the early days of the Trump regime. It quickly became clear in the book that no one i...

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Extra Money Matters: California Is Sitting on a Budget Surplus—but Don't Expect a Refund

Extra Money Matters: California Is Sitting on a Budget Surplus—but Don't Expect a Refund

Jan 11, 2018 16:30  |  Judy Lin, CALmatters

California’s resistance began before there was a resistance.

When Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled his final budget on Jan. 10, it bookended eight years of a progressive march to reduce greenhouse gases, expa...

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Democracy in Crisis: The 'Resist' Movement Is Suffering From Infighting, Egos and Disagreements

Democracy in Crisis: The 'Resist' Movement Is Suffering From Infighting, Egos and Disagreements

Jan 08, 2018 13:45  |  Baynard Woods

Donald Trump’s second year in office is beginning like every new Star Wars movie: The Resistance is in tatters, trying to rebuild.

Yes, there is plenty of Internet #Resistance, ranging from insane cons...

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A Ruckus Over Rents: Five Things Californians Should Know About Rent Control

A Ruckus Over Rents: Five Things Californians Should Know About Rent Control

Jan 05, 2018 15:00  |  Matt Levin, CALmatters

One way or another, two words are likely to dominate the complicated politics of California’s housing crisis in 2018: rent control.

On Thursday, Jan. 11, state lawmakers are slated to hear a proposal fro...

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January Astronomy: The Second Full Moon of the Month Brings With It an Excellent Total Lunar Eclipse

January Astronomy: The Second Full Moon of the Month Brings With It an Excellent Total Lunar Eclipse

Dec 29, 2017 12:00  |  Robert Victor

In January 2018, mornings are when most of the action takes place. The predawn sky hosts as many as four planets, including close pairings— Mars - Jupiter on Jan. 4-9, and Mercury - Saturn on Jan. 11-14.

Also:...

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Tesla Troubles: California Lawmakers Impose Labor-Friendly Values on the Green Economy

Tesla Troubles: California Lawmakers Impose Labor-Friendly Values on the Green Economy

Dec 28, 2017 11:15  |  Judy Lin, CALmatters

In the waning hours of the legislative session, Democrats pushed through new labor requirements widely viewed as retaliation against Tesla , the electric car maker embroiled in a union-organizing campaign...

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Focus on the Fans: New Managers Have Brought Music, Food and Low Admission Prices to the 2018 PGA CareerBuilder Challenge Golf Tourney

Focus on the Fans: New Managers Have Brought Music, Food and Low Admission Prices to the 2018 PGA CareerBuilder Challenge Golf Tourney

Dec 26, 2017 15:30  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

Every year as of late has seemingly brought about a major change to the CareerBuilder Challenge, the Coachella Valley’s annual PGA Tour event. The latest big change: In early September 2017, Lagardere...

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Baffling Booms: Mysterious and Unexplained Noises Have Been Startling Residents of Desert Hot Springs

Baffling Booms: Mysterious and Unexplained Noises Have Been Startling Residents of Desert Hot Springs

Dec 24, 2017 10:00  |  Brian Blueskye

If you live in Desert Hot Springs, you’ve probably heard the mysterious booms that usually happen during the night.

It turns out that those of us who live in DHS are not alone: A quick Internet search ...

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04 Nov 2012

Snapshot: Palm Springs Pride Festival

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On Saturday (Nov. 3), a decent-sized crowd "braved" 90-degree temps at the Palm Springs Pride Festival.

Attendees browsed the booths for local businesses, nonprofits, political organizations and lubricant companies, while a variety of entertainers crooned from several stages.

Here are some pictures from the event (scroll down) , which also takes place on Sunday, Nov. 4. Enjoy!

 

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