Steven T. Jones at San Francisco Bay Guardian: Burners in flux
The Temple of Flux crew toiled for months in West Oakland’s huge, burner-run American Steel workspace, designing, cutting, painting, and assembling the parts and pieces of what would become five massive wooden structures.
Matthew Burrows at Straight: Vancouver protesters slam Taseko’s proposed Prosperity gold mine near Williams Lake
A local activist is urging Taseko Mines not to proceed with its proposed Prosperity gold and copper mine that would turn Fish Lake, near Williams Lake, into an impoundment reservoir for toxic waste-rock.
Peter Jamison at SF Weekly: New York Times Prints Hallucinogenic Paean to Mission Hipster Chicks
Lopez also offers this slightly enigmatic observation of San Franciscans: “They have the clothes, but they wear them in private.”
Jacob Pierce at Willamette Week: Native American Youth and Family Center Goes Green
It says the panel system will move the center closer to a LEED certification and strengthen its student science and environmental programs.
Michael Roberts at Denver Westword: Air Force Academy’s cadet survey: Rep. Mike Coffman joins advocates in call to make it public
In mid-August, an Air Force Academy cadet survey showed statistically significant discrimination, harassment and the like against females, homosexuals, bisexuals and racial minorities, plus a considerable amount of unwanted religious proselytizing.