Paranoia Strikes the Deep: Our Oceans’ Bad Acid Trip


By Bob Ferris   I grew to semi-adulthood in the 1960s deep in the shadow of The Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane-energized Bay Area. How deep?  Well Santana played as a backup band at a dance at my high school during my sophomore year.  It also means that Haight-Ashbury was a real place for me … Continue reading Paranoia Strikes the Deep: Our Oceans’ Bad Acid Trip

Op-ed: Climate Crisis Worsens While We Wait for Action


By Tim Ream   Lionel Richie was burning up the pop charts. Americans were freaking out over the release of “New Coke.” And few were giving much thought to climate change. But 1985 was the last year our planet enjoyed an average-temperature month.   According to federal scientists, no one under age 27 has ever … Continue reading Op-ed: Climate Crisis Worsens While We Wait for Action