When Linda arrived at the community laundry room of her mobile home park, her friends were standing along the street holding their baskets of dirty clothes. When she asked why they weren’t already in the room, they answered, “You’ll see!”
Linda passed them by and entered the laundry room to find only one other person in there. From her hijab, it was clear that she was a Muslim woman.
Prolonged heat waves and more intense rainstorms are likely consequences of climate change.
Our children and grandchildren will find it strange that, faced with climate change, we not only continue using fossil fuels, but also spend billions on asphaltic pavements that need re-topping or slurry sealing every 7 years.
An unexpected glitch may have set back the Fireworks Spectacular, but the delay was not enough to slow the momentum of Claremont’s 65th annual Fourth of July Celebration last week. The Ravelers kept the crowds dancing until the boom of the fireworks and explosion of color took over.
Claremont residents are serious about celebrating the red, white and blue, and hardly anything seems to get in the way.