Guest student post by third year Cecemanna student Beth Sachnoff. Here in California a fifth season has emerged. As we move from the warm months of summer into the dry winds of autumn we enter what has been the peak time for California wildfires. In this era marked by extreme drought, years of fire suppression and climate change, fires have raged up and down California and the Pacific Northwest. This year alone, 1,258,880 acres have burned in California. Driving up north to the mountains last month I was met with gray skies and… Read More
The deadly north bay fires have killed dozens of people and have destroyed almost 6000 homes and businesses. The impact on our communities has been devastating. However, there are many grass-roots efforts to organize and mobilize support for those who have been directly impacted by these fires.