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A Brief History Of The Waterbed
Offbeat  (tags: Waterbed, Sixties Culture, California, Water, Jell o, cornstarch, silly, americans, bizarre, culture, funny, health, humans, interesting, news, off-beat, pictures, unusual, usa, world )

Fiona
- 4 days ago - apartmenttherapy.com
The waterbed, as we know it, got its start in California, in the late sixties. After experimenting with chairs filled with cornstarch and even Jell-o, the waterbed was invented.
Volunteers Arrested for Giving Food to Homeless People at An El Cajon Park
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, altruism, charity, California, injustice )

Freya
- 32 days ago - latimes.com
El Cajon police arrested about a dozen people for feeding the homeless at a city park Sunday afternoon. The event was organized by a group called Break the Ban, which formed after the El Cajon City Council unanimously passed an emergency ordinance in...
Nine Charged for Giving Food to Homeless in California
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, charity, altruism, California, injustice )

Freya
- 32 days ago - bbc.com
The group were protesting against an emergency ordinance in the city of El Cajon which was introduced in response to California's hepatitis A outbreak. They handed out food, clothes and toiletries on Sunday before police arrived and issued citations.
Stop Ballot Measure That Legalizes Battery Cages in California
Animals  (tags: chickens, poultry, fowl, domestic animals, farm animals, cruelty, suffering, California, petitions )

Freya
- 35 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The United Egg Producers and the Association of California Egg Farmers have each launched ballot measures for 2018 that would explicitly legalize battery cages throughout California.
Ranchers in Southern California Can No Longer Kill Mountain Lions Automatically
Animals  (tags: Mountain Lions, california, protection, habitat, good news )

Scooby
- 42 days ago - cbsnews.com
Mountain lions that kill pets and livestock in Southern California will no longer be automatically targeted for death.
The Hunt for Fire Cats Amid Northern California Ashes
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, fires, California )

Jeri
- 46 days ago - nytimes.com
Finding the missing cats that fled the October wildfires has been an impassioned quest for Jennifer Petruska, an animal lover whose home, pets included, was one of the few in her neighborhood to be spared.
Security Robot Terminated After Being Accused of Harassing Homeless People
Science & Tech  (tags: robotics, artificial intelligence, California, civil rights )

Freya
- 62 days ago - msn.com
A security robot has been pulled from the streets amid claims the machine was harassing homeless people.
California: Sea Shells In The Desert
Offbeat  (tags: Seashells, California, Desert, Canyons, Coral Reef, Canyons, Washes, Earth's History, bizarre, environment, funny, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 78 days ago - desertusa.com
Imagine that we're hiking in CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s blazing desert, 100 miles from the Pacific coastline. Imagine the huge mountains and the winding canyons. What would you not expect to find? Seashells! Evicence of a coral reef.
Petition: Save Ladyface Mountain, Agoura Hills, CA
Environment  (tags: california, santa monica mountains, Endangered species act, flora and fauna, prevention of wildlife loss, protected areas, fragile ecosystems, environmental conservation, stronger protection laws )

Kalliope
- 81 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We are trying to get a rare 300 plus acre uniquely biologically diverse parcel of land within the Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area. It consists of many creeks, a variety of wildlife and endangered plants and flowers. Ladyface Mountain, the...
Wisdom Of The Animals....An Article About Becoming The Change 10/24/2017
Offbeat  (tags: Steve Karlin, Wildlife, Wildlife Educator, Wisdom, Animals, Forest, California, Northern California, culture, environment, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, safety, unusual, usa, wildlife, world )

Fiona
- 116 days ago - dailygood.org
The article is based on a conversation with Wildlife Educator Steve Karlin. In 1980, Steve Karlin, a former National Parks Service ranger, founded Wildlife Associates, dedicated to educating people about animals and the environment.
California Declares State of Emergency Over Deadly Hepatitis A Outbreak
Health & Wellness  (tags: hep A, disease, health, wellness, San Diego, California, hep outbreak, homeless hit, 16 dead, 300 hospitalized )

Philippa
- 125 days ago - msn.com
California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Friday due to a lack of vaccines in a deadly hepatitis A outbreak in several California counties, CBS Los Angeles reports.
Teacher May Gave Given Flutes Tainted With Bodily Fluids to Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: bodily fluids. tainted flutes, child abuse, California, teacher, health, wellness, health risk )

Philippa
- 138 days ago - msn.com
State and federal agencies are investigating an incident in which a teacher might have distributed handmade flutes tainted with the man's bodily fluids to children.
To Find Aliens, We Must Think Of Life As We Do Not Know It
Science & Tech  (tags: Astrophysics, astrophysicist, Skibba, San Diego, California, astronomy, discovery, humans, interesting, investigation, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, space, technology, world )

Fiona
- 151 days ago - aeon.co
Article by Ramin Skibba, Astrophysicist. "From blob-like jellyfish to rock-like lichens, our planet teems with such diversity of life that it is difficult to recognise some organisms as even being alive."
LA Charges 3 Men in âEUR~BarbaricâEUR(TM) Ivory Trade
Offbeat  (tags: LA, ivory trade, wildlife trafficking, Black Market, california, animals, environment, government, humans, crime, wildlife, world )

Lone
- 162 days ago - dailynews.com
âEURoeThese cases exemplify the mission of our Wildlife Trafficking Unit and demonstrate that black market trafficking of wildlife in California will not be tolerated. "
California: Urge Your Senator to Vote Yes on AB 485
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: california, senator, vote yes, AB 485, puppy mills, americans, government, politics, usa )

Lone
- 164 days ago - aldf.org
A bill coming up for a vote in the California Senate could help shut down the puppy mills that supply retail pet stores. AB 485 would require that all cats, dogs, and rabbits sold in stores come from rescue organizations
 

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