‘Welcome home:’ 2,000-year-old bison skull returned to Alberta First Nation — National Post

SIKSIKA, Alta. — A 2,000-year-old bison skull unearthed during utility work in downtown Banff, Alta., has been returned to a southern Alberta Indigenous community. Read More

via ‘Welcome home:’ 2,000-year-old bison skull returned to Alberta First Nation — National Post

Save Earth’s little things and you save us all, including the Joshua tree — Orange County Register

Just as, when feeling a great urge to see your taxes cut, you don’t turn to the president pro tempore of the California state Senate to get the job done tout de suite, you don’t look for help saving all creatures wise and wonderful, including ourselves, by asking a species denier for help. You know…

via Save Earth’s little things and you save us all, including the Joshua tree — Orange County Register

Pasadena landmark #Vroman’s, Southern California’s oldest bookstore, celebrates 125th anniversary — Orange County Register

At Vroman’s bookstore, you can buy a book, attend storytime, meet an author or — on at least one special occasion — eat a piece of anniversary cake. The Pasadena landmark, which calls itself “Southern California’s oldest and largest independent bookstore,” is celebrating its 125th anniversary this month…

via Pasadena landmark Vroman’s, Southern California’s oldest bookstore, celebrates 125th anniversary — Orange County Register

SoCal Edison to Pay $360M for Deadly Fires Sparked by Equipment Over the Last 2 Years — KTLA

Southern California Edison has agreed to pay $360 million to local governments to settle lawsuits over deadly wildfires sparked by its equipment during the last two years, including one blamed for a mudslide that killed more than 20 people, the utility and attorneys announced Wednesday. The sum will reimburse counties, cities and other public agencies…

via SoCal Edison to Pay $360M for Deadly Fires Sparked by Equipment Over the Last 2 Years — KTLA

Tiny deer-like animal thought lost to science photographed for first time in 30 years — fox5sandiego.com

VIETNAM — A tiny deer-like creature about the size of a rabbit has been photographed in the wild for the first time in three decades in southern Vietnam, delighting conservationists who feared the species was extinct. The silver-backed chevrotain, also called the Vietnamese mouse deer, was last recorded more than 25 years ago…

via Tiny deer-like animal thought lost to science photographed for first time in 30 years — fox5sandiego.com

White House Adviser Stephen Miller Pushed for Racist Immigration Coverage on Breitbart: SPLC — KTLA

White House adviser Stephen Miller sent emails that “promoted white nationalist literature and racist propaganda” to conservative news site Breitbart, the Southern Poverty Law Center said Tuesday after releasing excerpts. The nonprofit’s Hatewatch blog published portions of emails that Miller sent to Breitbart editors in 2015 and 2016…

via White House Adviser Stephen Miller Pushed for Racist Immigration Coverage on Breitbart: SPLC — KTLA

The number of Native American tribal languages in California might surprise you — Orange County Register

California might be one of the most diverse states today but before Europeans arrived it was the most diverse place in North America. Root languages of California After contact with the Spanish through the mission period, and Gold Rush encroachment, entire cultures of Native Americans in California were nearly wiped out…

via The number of Native American tribal languages in California might surprise you — Orange County Register