Tag Archive for Nature

Can We Put a Price Tag on Paradise Lost?

Oh my gawd! Look how much this lot is going for at The Strand! $9 MILLION??!! For an empty lot in Dana Point? Come on, who would pay $9 million for an empty lot, even if it were on the beach, by the most romantic spot on the California coast? But wait. Hold on. Can…

Speeding Our Way to Nonsense on the 241

This is the latest part of my special report on the proposed extension of the 241 Toll Road to San Onofre State Beach (aka Trestles), which is also cross-posted at Calitics. If you’d like, you can find the other stories in the “Speeding Our Way to Trestles” series on Calitics. As the debate heats up…

CA-42: I’m Ron Shepston and I’m running for Congress

(Also found at Daily Kos) Today, something truly amazing is happening. A blogger is announcing that he’s running for Congress. And oh yes, his campaign is growing organically from the world of blogs. This is something that we’ve never seen before, but hopefully something that we won’t ever see again. And on this note, I’d…

Yet another inconvenient truth

From Pamela Leavey at The Democratic Daily Gay Flamingos Pick Up Chick Who says that gay parenting is un-natural? Apparently there’s nothing un-natural about gay flamingos parenting:   A pair of gay flamingos have adopted an abandoned chick, becoming parents after being together for six years, a British conservation organisation said Monday. Carlos and Fernando…