Rural California Counties Hit Hard by Power Outages

The state of California penalizes the state’s utility companies, like Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), by holding them strictly liable resulting from any mishap with the company’s service area. For example, any outbreaks of wildfires resulting from sparks from company power lines hitting each other due to high winds or a tree limb blown into…

Chicken Dinner Road runs ‘afowl’ of PETA

By CAROL RYAN DUMAS, Capital Press, Jul 8, 2019 People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has sent a letter to Caldwell, Idaho, Mayor Garret Nancolas requesting him to rename Chicken Dinner Road to the more vegan-palatable Chicken Road. It’s a “kinder alternative, one that celebrates chickens as the sensitive and intelligent individuals they are,…