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  • I went to Charlottesville during the protests and this is what I saw

    I went to Charlottesville during the protests and this is what I saw

    by Jarrett Stepman I picked quite a time to go on a weekend trip to Charlottesville. What was supposed to be a nice getaway with my wife turned into a journey through the eye of a national media storm. On Saturday, clashes between “Unite the Right” protestors and “anti-fascist” counterprotesters at the foot of a

  • Nikki Haley, the US ambassador at the UN is not correct

    Nikki Haley, the US ambassador at the UN is not correct

    Let me tell you something: UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Sunday July 30 – after the election to elect the Venezuelan Constituent Assembly, that “Maduro’s false election is another step towards dictatorship. We will not accept an illegitimate government. The Venezuelan people and democracy will prevail. “ President Trump then imposed economic sanctions against

  • PG&E opens $10.3 million in funding for multifamily rooftop solar program

    PG&E opens $10.3 million in funding for multifamily rooftop solar program

    Public Service SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced $10.3 million available in funding for the Multifamily Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) Program, which offers rebates for affordable solar energy to families in disadvantaged communities across Northern and Central California. Supported by the MASH program, solar energy can lower monthly energy costs for

  • What blood pressure is and how to control it yourself

    What blood pressure is and how to control it yourself

    by Ben Fuchs The body is always talking to us. We may not listen, but it’s always reporting back about what’s going on with it, how it’s responding to our actions and what we’re doing wrong and right. If you have a problem dairy, your intestine will signal its distress with cramping, bloating and other

  • Anti-immigrant rally in Laguna Beach ends in violence

    Anti-immigrant rally in Laguna Beach ends in violence

      by Dylan Gascon At first glance, it would seem as if nothing was amiss in the seaside town of Laguna Beach. Visitors casually left their cars at the $10 a day parking lot to take a trolley shuttle toward the town, passing the local arts festival that happens at this time of year. Posters

  • NAFTA partners agree to accelerate talks

    NAFTA partners agree to accelerate talks

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Anti-US rhetoric predicted to accompany Mexico’s presidential election campaign Five days of trade talks wrapped up Sunday with a commitment by all three NAFTA partners to accelerate the process in the coming months. An early finish to negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement will benefit Mexico, which would

  • 12,000 child porn sites identified in Mexico

    12,000 child porn sites identified in Mexico

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Mexico has been the world’s largest distributor and the second-largest producer of child pornography for at least half a decade, and a new report on the situation suggests nothing has changed. The federal Congress called on state governments to strengthen their efforts against it after a report by the federal

  • Marijuana associated with three-fold risk of death from hypertension

    Marijuana associated with three-fold risk of death from hypertension

    by the European Society of Cardiology Marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from hypertension, according to research published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. “Steps are being taken towards legalization and decriminalization of marijuana in the United States, and rates of recreational marijuana use may increase substantially as a

  • Nicaraguan breaks ground with new salsa music video in the SF Bay Area

    Nicaraguan breaks ground with new salsa music video in the SF Bay Area

    por Marvin Ramírez Nicaraguan artist Roger ‘Danilo’ Pérez Paiz has just produced this music video, which in addition to being an excellent piece of Latin music and being accompanied by really professional musicians, is really a historical work, by including many of the artists – some still Live and others already dead – who circled

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