#California

  • Article: The Photos From California's Wildfires Are Just Insane
    Environment

    The Photos From California's Wildfires Are Just Insane

    By Olivia Kestin  and  David Brand|Dec. 7, 2017

    The flames have so far forced tens of thousands to evacuate and have even penetrated Los Angeles. Read more

  • Article: California Just Became the First State in the US to Recognize a Third Gender
    Citizenship

    California Just Became the First State in the US to Recognize a Third Gender

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 16, 2017

    Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature provides for more equal rights across the spectrum. Read more

  • Article: California Is on Fire — These Inmates Are Putting Out Flames for Just $1 an Hour
    Citizenship

    California Is on Fire — These Inmates Are Putting Out Flames for Just $1 an Hour

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 12, 2017

    Some inmates see the firefighting programs as an opportunity, others as slave labor. Read more

  • Article: Northern California Wildfires Kill at Least 11, Leaving Wine Country in Ashes
    Environment

    Northern California Wildfires Kill at Least 11, Leaving Wine Country in Ashes

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 10, 2017

    “It’s not under control by any means.” Read more

  • Article: Bill Aims to Make Tampons Free in California Low-Income District Schools
    Girls & Women

    Bill Aims to Make Tampons Free in California Low-Income District Schools

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 12, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Girls shouldn’t have to skip school or get sick because tampons are too expensive. Read more

  • Article: LA Students Are Building Tiny Houses for People Experiencing Homelessness
    Education

    LA Students Are Building Tiny Houses for People Experiencing Homelessness

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 1, 2017

    “Nobody anywhere should be homeless.” Read more

  • Article: More Than 70 Sea Lions Have Been Poisoned by a Toxic Algae Bloom in California
    Environment

    More Than 70 Sea Lions Have Been Poisoned by a Toxic Algae Bloom in California

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 15, 2017

    Climate change is causing algae to thrive, but harming other marine life. Read more

  • Article: This Is the First All-Female City Council in California
    Girls & Women

    This Is the First All-Female City Council in California

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 14, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    This tiny city is less than one square mile, but it’s showing the rest of California who’s in charge Read more