Photos of the crime scene in Sonoma’s Depot Park, where majestic but undocumented non-native eucalyptus immigrants from Australia were brutally cut down with chainsaws, remains taped off as police and forensic botanists search for clues.
Meanwhile, reports The Sun’s Bob Edwards, other Australians huddle in fear nearby, knowing they could be next.
Jane Fonda rolls out ‘protest couture’ fashion line
The ever-stylish Jane Fonda has released a line of clothing designed for women who want to look great while being arrested at a climate change rally. “Flattering and slimming, yet practical,” says the Academy Award-winning actress and activist. “You still want to look your best, even when being dragged into a police van.” Fonda, 81, was arrested recently at a rally on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building. “Handcuffs are the ultimate fashion accessory, ” she says.
Sonoma man finds parking spot in front of Peet’s
“I thought this day would never come,” said a shocked patron of Peet’s Coffee in Sonoma after finding a parking spot directly in front of the Broadway storefront. He last saw an open spot “sometime in late 2017,” but was cut off by an erratic Prius driver “jacked up on pumpkin spice.” This time, he said, he did not actually want a coffee drink, but the opportunity was too good to pass up. “Usually I park at the post office and get coffee, so this time I pulled in here, then went to get my mail.”
Study that debunks the debunkers is flawed, critics say
A fact-finding panel tasked with disproving a disputed truth has itself been compromised by alleged bias, according to critics whose own expertise has been questioned.
SF Giants hire IBM supercomputer as next manager
Fully committed to an analytical approach to major league baseball, The San Francisco Giants have replaced outgoing manager Bruce Bochy, a human, with an IBM supercomputer. The massive device can perform 200 quadrillion calculations per second. “This baby beat the world chess champ, and won Jeopardy,” said Giants ownership.”It should be able to figure out when to bunt or pull a relief pitcher.”