A City in California Gave Land Back to Indigenous People. It’s a Start.

A City in California Gave Land Back to Indigenous People. It’s a Start.

Eureka’s return is believed to be the first time a local government has returned land to a tribe in the U.S. Eureka City Council member Kim Bergel described the return as “the right thing to do.” Eureka’s actions are significant politically, spiritually, and also economically. https://talkpoverty.org/2019/10/30/california-land-back-indigenous/ San Francisco Bay Area, CA Needs this for us […]

Researchers Are Looking At Cannabis As A Potential Way To Prevent COVID-19

Researchers Are Looking At Cannabis As A Potential Way To Prevent COVID-19

After looking at the research done on cannabis and COVID by other scientists, they were able to determine that cannabis, a special strain in particular, could potentially block COVID-19 from entering a person’s body to begin with. Photo Credit: EastBay Times Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/emilyprice/2020/06/27/researchers-are-looking-at-cannabis-as-a-potential-way-to-prevent-covid-19/

NPR News: To Manage Wildfire, California Looks To What Tribes Have Known All Along<br>LAUREN SOMMER

NPR News: To Manage Wildfire, California Looks To What Tribes Have Known All Along
LAUREN SOMMER

On a cool February morning, around 60 people gathered in the Sierra Nevada foothills to take part in a ceremony that, for many decades, was banned. Men and women from Native American tribes in Northern California stood in a circle, alongside university students and locals from around the town of Mariposa. Several wore bright yellow […]

More than 10% of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department personnel in coronavirus quarantine

More than 10% of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department personnel in coronavirus quarantine

More than 10% of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s employees are in quarantine due to the coronavirus, a number officials attributed to the explosion of cases throughout the county.⚒️ As of Monday, 🏜️655 non-sworn and 1,216 sworn personnel were in quarantine🤫 after having ⚖️tested 💉positive or having had a confirmed exposure, according to department […]