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100 Million Goddamn Trees Are Dead

California drought update: It’s still bad. How bad? According to the U.S. Forest Service, 102 million goddamn trees have now died in the state since 2010, including 62 million trees in this year alone.

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Hudson Hongo

November 21st

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New Law Forces IMDB To Remove the Age of Actors on Request

The governor of California signed a bill into law today that will make it illegal for entertainment websites like IMDB to post the ages of actors if that actor requests the information to be taken down. Needless to say, free speech advocates are outraged.

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Matt Novak

September 25th

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New Law Forces IMDB To Remove the Age of Actors on Request

The governor of California signed a bill into law today that will make it illegal for entertainment websites like IMDB to post the ages of actors if that actor requests the information to be taken down. Needless to say, free speech advocates are outraged.

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Matt Novak

September 25th

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Police Search LAX After ‘Loud Noises’ Mistaken for Gunfire [Updated]

Los Angeles International Airport shut down all incoming traffic Sunday night while officers investigated reports of shots fired, KTLA reports. According to an LAPD spokesperson, investigators found no evidence of a shooting and determined the alleged gunfire was “loud noises.”

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Hudson Hongo

August 29th

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Water Scientist Donald Trump on Fixing California’s Drought: “Start Opening Up the Water”

At a rally in Fresno, California today, newfound irrigation expert Donald Trump finally revealed the solution to the drought that’s been crippling California for the past five years: Turn the water back on, idiots.

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May 27th

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Stop Drinking Bottled Water

There are few things on this planet I hate more than bottled water. Just the crinkling sound of someone wrapping their mouth around one of those squeaky garbage accordions fills me with rage. I stopped drinking it a long time ago—and you should stop drinking it, too.

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Alissa Walker

May 12th

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Some California Reservoirs Are Finally Getting Back to Normal

These days, when we’re talking about reservoirs and lakes in California, it’s normally using words like “historic low” and “unprecedented drop”. But thanks to recent heavy rain, California’s largest reservoirs are finally getting back to normal.

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Chris Mills

April 8th

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Protest group seeks “thousands” of pro-encryption comments to display outside Apple/FBI court hearing

Fight for the Future, the protest group that organized demonstrations in support of Apple outside its retail stores, plans to hold a demonstration outside the next Apple/FBI court hearing on March 22nd. Re/code reports that the group has created a website inviting people to voice their support for secure iPhones, comments from which will be displayed outside the U.S. District Courthouse in Riverside, California.

The FBI wants to force Apple to weaken the security measures that keep all of us safe. This is misguided, and dangerous. On March 22, when Apple goes to court, we’ll display thousands of statements from Internet users outside the courthouse.

Fight for the Future has so far had mixed success with its protests …

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Filed under: AAPL Company, iOS Devices Tagged: Apple Inc, California, Encryption, FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Fight for the Future, iPhone, privacy, San Bernardino, Save Security

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Ben Lovejoy

March 16th

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U.S. Attorney General argues San Bernardino County is the owner of the iPhone, Apple should help ‘the customer’ [Video]

In an interview on The Late Show, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch told Stephen Colbert that the government in the San Bernardino case simply wants Apple to help a customer.

What we’re asking [Apple] to do is to do what the customer wants. The real owner of the phone is the County, the employer of one of the terrorists who is now dead.

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Filed under: AAPL Company, iOS Devices Tagged: California, FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation, iPhone, Loretta Lynch, San Bernardino, stephen colbert, The Late Show

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Ben Lovejoy

March 11th

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Poll: Should Apple talk FBI case/encryption at its event, or stick to product announcements?

Will Apple stick to business as usual later this month at its press event for the new iPhone SE, Apple Watch, and Mac updates? Or will it use the very public stage to also address the ongoing FBI/San Bernardino/encryption controversy?

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Filed under: iOS Devices Tagged: Apple, California, Encryption, FBI, Federal court, hearing, iPhone SE, legal, mar 21, march 22, riverside

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Jordan Kahn

March 10th

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