Six personal essays about or inspired by wildfire.
“Leonard ‘Pumpkin’ Ambrose lives just down the street from the house where he grew up. Derrick Soo lives 2 miles from his former family home, Delbra Taylor is a mile from hers and Gwyn Teninty can walk the distance in 15 minutes. All four grew up here, in Oakland. And they succeeded in their own […]
“Trees have always migrated to survive. But now they need our help to avoid climate catastrophe.”
“He got lost climbing a 13,000-foot mountain. Could his family, his friends and a bartender named Destiny save his life?”
“A century of research has demonstrated how poverty and discrimination drive disease. Can COVID push science to finally address the issue?”
“Miguel Jr. and Jeannette are troubled that Miguel’s doctors didn’t present ECMO as an option, and then resisted the idea when the family suggested it.”
“Trevor spoke to Doug…“Physically, I’m doing fine,” he said. ‘My body’s just tired because we’ve been doing 20-mile days for eight days in a row.’ It was their final conversation.”
Could shrunken heads from the Amazon hold the key to curing cancer?
A hidden diary, a love story, and a mystery.
Why is California burning? “We dug ourselves into a deep, dangerous fuel imbalance due to one simple fact. We live in a Mediterranean climate that’s designed to burn, and we’ve prevented it from burning anywhere close to enough for well over a hundred years.