Oakland Tribune editorial: Napa quake brings home our own vulnerability
As always, we look to learn from earthquakes near and far to prepare for our next one. But for South Napa, it's hard just to get past the damage to historic structures and wineries in one of our favorite parts of California.
Oakland Tribune editorial: California needs to manage its groundwater
The state is paying a heavy price during the drought for corporate agriculture landowners' insistence on maintaining full control of the water below their land.
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How Edan Lepucki's 'California' makes us appreciate our present state
Yet another depiction of dystopia, and reminiscent of Jean Hegland's 'Into the Forest,' the novel 'California' focuses on a young couple surviving off the land who are hungry, unwashed, fearful, bored, and dream of creature comforts they vaguely remember from a much earlier life, be it a bar of Dove soap or a book.
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Did Nicki Minaj fake wardrobe malfunction?
Sources connected to MTV VMAs say 'Anaconda’ rapper rehearsed mishap.