Posts Tagged: Europe

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Reporter’s Notebook: The long journey home from Spain

Bryndon Madison in an airplane restroom on the flight from London to San Fracnisco.

Getting back to California from Europe during a global pandemic was certainly not the way I thought my trip would end.  In January I arrived in Cordoba, Spain, for a two-and-a-half-month  university study-abroad program and that’s where I had been living up until Saturday, March 14. 

Recent News

A European view of California’s stem cell agency

A pipette and recepticles used in stem cell research. (Photo: CI Photos)

Some folks in Europe are worried about stem cell research, particularly about organizations like California’s $3 billion stem cell agency. The alarm was sounded just yesterday in Horizon, which calls itself  “The EU Research and Innovation Magazine.”

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California pedestrian deaths decline — finally

Pedestrians crossing Hollywood Boulevard. (Photo: Sean Pavone)

Pedestrian deaths are on the rise throughout the nation, but California is bucking the trend. Preliminary data by the Governors Highway Safety Organization shows an increase in pedestrian fatalities throughout the United States, rising 12 percent to 5,997 in 2016. Yet California, home to the highest number of pedestrian deaths for years, is finally seeing a drop.

Opinion

At Christmas, think of the troops

A crew member dressed as Santa on deck in the Coral Sea, 1971. (Photo, Shutterstock)

This Christmas, I (and I hope many Americans) will be thinking of our troops around the world who are facing not only danger but also the emotional strain of being away from their families at such a time.

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PPIC: Partisan divide over global warming

The power plant in El Segundo, Calif. (Photo: Don Solomon, via Shutterstock)

In less than a decade, a bipartisan view in California about the dangers of global warming has largely evaporated, with Democrats overwhelmingly seeing it as a very serious problem, while Republicans — just as overwhelmingly — are unconvinced.

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