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Salvation Army Opens Its First Nonprofit Grocery Store To Combat Food Deserts

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Thu, 03/15/2018 - 5:58pm

The Salvation Army is adding healthy grocery shopping to its list of charitable endeavors.

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Tesla's plan in Santa Monica: a drive-in restaurant with electric-car charging stations

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Thu, 03/15/2018 - 5:55pm

Tesla Inc.'s Elon Musk recently mused about creating "an old school drive-in, roller skates & rock restaurant" in the Los Angeles area where people could eat while charging their electric cars.

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Microplastic Contamination Is Found in Most Bottled Water, a New Study Says

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Thu, 03/15/2018 - 5:50pm

Drinking from a plastic water bottle likely means ingesting microplastic particles, a new study claims, prompting fresh concerns — and calls for scientific research — on the possible health implications of widespread plastics pollution.

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Is Southern California's 'dockless' electric scooter fad a public safety hazard?

Published: 
Tue, 03/06/2018 (All day)

As Southern California continues to embrace ‘dockless’ bike sharing, a new player in the app-based mobility market has picked up considerable momentum — electric scooters.

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From Almonds To Rice, Climate Change Could Slash California Crop Yields By 2050

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Fri, 03/02/2018 (All day)

Climate change could decrease the yield of some crops in California by up to 40 percent by 2050. That's a big deal for farmers in the state, which provides about two-thirds of the nation's produce.