Gov. Jerry Brown

Drought, Deluge and Wavenumber-5

Spring Road Clearing in Lassen National Park, Photo by National Park Service

A recent study links long dry spell and heavy rains to the same climatological phenomenon: Wavenumber-5.

The Battle of Martins Beach

The gate to Martins Beach is still locked, despite last week's court order to open it. Image from "Martin's 5: Battle for the Beach,' by The Inertia. (See video below.)

Gov. Brown signs bill calling for Vinod Khosla to negotiate pubic access to Martins Beach or face eminent domain in the wake of last week's Surfrider v. Khosla decision.