OPINION: I believe in the American Dream because I am lucky enough to be the American Dream. And I’m not alone; there are millions of business owners in California and I imagine some of them share my success story.
As floods ravage San Jose and the spillway of the Oroville Dam continues to erode, we’re joined by California’s essential water policy blogger, Chris Austin of Maven’s Notebook. We chatted about water storage, conveyance, subsidence, aquifers, the Yolo Causeway and, of course, the Twin Tunnels project. And we find out why one of the state’s most closely read water blogs has such an odd name.
California’s stem cell agency has embarked on what is likely to be an exhaustive review of genetic alteration of human embryos with likely recommendations for changes in the $3 billion research effort. The 11-year-old agency plans to examine a host of issues ranging from inadvertent, inheritable changes in the human race to informed consent on the part of patients.