PLANET IN PERIL - The Government of Manitoba is expanding already large hog operations by relaxing environmental & safety regulations. It's an industry with a long history of pollution, cruelty and disease.
A huge wildfire burning since Friday in the Santa Clarita Valley area north of Los Angeles has tripled in size over the weekend, destroying at least 18 homes and leaving one man dead. More than 1,500 homes have been evacuated as 1,673 firefighters battle the Sand fire. Story here.