Newsflash for September 13, 2021
CAKE listener Chelsea from Cedar River in Renton, WA was entrusted with this Honeycrisp apple tree at our September 2019 Redmond concert. Chelsea reports the tree is happily nestled between old grapevines and a birch tree and already producing many delicious apples. Genuine thanks to Chelsea for the tree update!
Newsflash for September 6, 2021
Created by the labor movement in the late 19th century, Labor Day honors the women and men who fought tirelessly for workers’ rights including the 8-hour work day. As we mark this annual milestone, it is an important time to consider and honor our “persons of the year”— the essential workers everywhere. While the global pandemic upended global systems and everyone's daily lives, essential workers continued despite the risks and burdens to do their important work.
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The climate emergency is here — and it will get worse before it could get better.
Newsflash for July 28, 2021
Scientists urge local mask mandates as Delta sweeps the U.S.
Few places are considering renewals of the policy, but experts suggest it’s wise for everyone—including the vaccinated—to wear masks in public indoor spaces.
Newsflash for July 26, 2021
On this day in 1775 — July 26, 1775 — the U.S. postal system is established by the Second Continental Congress, with Benjamin Franklin as its first postmaster general. Franklin put in place the foundation for many aspects of today’s mail system. SAVE THE POST OFFICE!
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Newsflash for July 13, 2021
"I want to see a green Sacramento." How proposed Trees Act could reduce energy costs.
Newsflash for May 31, 2021
Originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. On this day, Americans reflect on those lost in service through the many historic battles. CAKE also salutes our fallen frontline and essential workers who made the ultimate sacrifice during the COVID pandemic. Thank you.
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Fueled with money from Wall Street and local officials, automakers plan to build eight million electric cars a year there, more than Europe and North America combined.
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Plant a tree in the #CAKEforest.
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“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands
in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands
at times of challenge and controversy.” -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Newsflash for December 21, 2020
Wildfires’ Toll: California’s trees — sequoias, redwoods, Joshua trees — are among the world’s oldest living things. And they’re in an existential battle against wildfires. In a relative instant, countless ancient redwoods, hundreds of giant sequoias and more than one million Joshua trees perished.
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Seaweed can potentially help fight climate change. Research shows that a specific type of seaweed can cut cows' methane production by up to 98%.
Newsflash for November 19, 2020
What will Trump’s most profound legacy be? Possibly climate damage. President-elect Biden can restore many of the 100-plus environmental regulations that President Trump rolled back, but much of the damage to the climate cannot be reversed.
Newsflash for November 13, 2020
“When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world” - Harold Kushner
Newsflash for October 2, 2020
The western Joshua trees, iconic trees that have graced the Mojave Desert for some 2.5 million years, are in need of protection from climate change.
Newsflash for October 1, 2020