Originally published on EdenKeeper The historic neighborhood of West Oakland, California is one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s last bastions of true grit. Local residents have battled unemployment, poverty, and crime. … [Read full article]
Two young people took to the trees this morning in an effort to halt the destructive practice of strip-mining on Coal River Mountain. Becks Kolins 21, and Catherine-Ann MacDougal 24, have perched themselves roughly 80 feet in the air on wooden platforms on trees on the outskirts of the actively mined areas of the Bee Tree surface mine.