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Los Angeles Teachers Begin Huge Strike
Offbeat  (tags: schools, education, teaching, children, kids, strikes, videos, California )

Freya
- 125 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The massive action, which comes after 20 months of failed negotiations between United Teachers Los Angeles and the school district, impacts nearly a half-million students at more than 900 schools.
An 8 Foot Tall Skeleton In The Superstition Mountains And Other Stories From The Haunted Deserts
Offbeat  (tags: Ghost Stories From The Southwest Deserts, 8 foot tall Skeleton, Ghostly Pale Horse, Gray Lady Dressed As A Bride, Halloween, 2018, Arizona, New Mexico, California, Mexico, americans, animals, bizarre, culture, funny, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-be )

Fiona
- 214 days ago - desertusa.com
If you find yourself out late in the desert night, somewhere between the Superstition Mountains and Seventeen Palms, you may see the apparition of an 8-foot skeleton with a lantern in his chest. More stories on site. Happy Halloween.
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
- 463 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.
The Hunt for Fire Cats Amid Northern California Ashes
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, fires, California )

Jeri
- 504 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.
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
- 536 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.
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
- 574 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.
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
- 621 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. "
Pit Bull and Piglet BFFs Took to the Streets of California to Show Off Their Awesome Friendship
Offbeat  (tags: california, friendship, microchipping, pigs, animals, dogs, unusual, society )

Lone
- 626 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The City of Fontana reminded the public to please microchip your animals âEUR¦ including pigs! If Apollo wasnâEUR(TM)t microchipped, who knows what the fate could have been for these two pals.
California Ku Klux Klan Rally Ends With Stabbings and Arrests
Offbeat  (tags: Stabbing, KKK, California, USA )


- 1179 days ago - bbc.co.uk
At least three people have been stabbed in a brawl between Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members and counter-protesters in Anaheim, California, US police said.
Day Old Otter Pup Falls Asleep On Its Floating MotherâEUR(TM)s Belly - VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: footage, otter pup, floating mother, california )

Lone
- 1225 days ago - boredpanda.com
This footage of a one-day-old baby otters sleeping on his motherâEUR(TM)s belly was captured by photographer Connie Levenhagen. The two were spotted in a pool outside the Monterey Bay Aquarium, in California.
California Shooting: 'We Should Never Think That This Is Normal'
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, President Obama, California, USA )


- 1265 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Barack Obama has reiterated the need for tighter gun laws in the US, after 14 people were killed in a mass shooting at a social services facility in California.
Cluster of 20 Great White Sharks Spotted Off Coast of Northern California
Offbeat  (tags: great white shark, california, wildlife, ocean life )

Tracy
- 1305 days ago - theguardian.com
Experts say a cluster of some 20 great white sharks was recently spotted by the US coast guard off the coast of northern California.
California Praised as 'Shining Example' for Banning Use of Redskins 'Slur' Throughout Public School Teams and Mascots
Offbeat  (tags: california, usa, banned, red skins )

Scooby
- 1318 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
California has become the first state in U.S. history to ban public schools from using the word 'Redskins' as a mascot or team name.
Dogs Take to the Waves Alongside Their Owners at An Annual Dog Surfing Contest in California
Offbeat  (tags: Dogs, surfing, contest, California, pictures )

Scooby
- 1331 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Riding the waves while clinging on to their boards, these are the pets making a splash at a dog surfing contest.
Men Who Robbed California Home Fed Families Pet Dog With BROKEN GLASS From the Windows They Smashed
Offbeat  (tags: Dogs, California, glass, burglary, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 1335 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A 21-year-old man from California has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and animal cruelty after he and an accomplice allegedly broke into a home in Fremont, near San Francisco, and fed the homeowner's dog broken glass from the mess they had made
 

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