‘If we’re attacked, we’ll die collectively,’ a teenage anti-mining activist told her household. But when the bullets got here, they killed only her

By Kate Linthicum Photography by Carolyn Cole Dec 27, 2017 | Reporting from MATAQUESCUINTLA, Guatemala Edwin Alexander Reynoso was shot multiple times along with his daughter, Topacio Reynoso, age 16. They had both been outspoken in opposition to the Escobal silver mine in nearby San Rafael las Flores. Edwin Alexander …

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Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas is resigning

Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas abruptly announced his resignation from the California Legislature on Wednesday, citing health reasons. Ridley-Thomas, a Democrat from Los Angeles, informed Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) Tuesday night. “The reason for this difficult decision is that I am facing persistent health issues,” Ridley-Thomas, 30, said in a written statement …

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Longmont still working to get pot shop applications back online

Published: Dec 27, 2017, 9:05 am • Updated: Dec 27, 2017, 11:02 am By John Fryar, Times Call Longmont, Colo., officials are still in the process of ensuring that confidential information is removed before re-posting the applications from 13 businesses proposing to open retail marijuana shops inside city limits. Assistant …

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