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Summer catchup: Vicodin and a tease, L.A. smog (in China) and a little Jerry for your August

August 2nd, 2013 · No Comments

* My latest book, The Vicodin Thieves: Biopysing L.A.’s Grifters, Gloryhounds and Goliaths, was a Vroman’s bestseller. Amazon link. Reviews coming. Here’s a little tease from one of the original articles in the collection about my older brother’s brush with Robert F. Kennedy probably a few hours before his assassination changed the trajectory of American […]

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Tags: 1968 election · AQMD · Chip Jacobs · Chip's journalism · environmental policy · EPA · execution · KPCC · Los Angeles History · Los Angeles politics · Paul Jacobs · Paul Schrade · Political assassinations · The Vicodin Thieves

If we want to ditch fossil fuels, and all the smog and global warming that it manufactures in bulk, perhaps we should we get ourselves far beyond the clouds.

November 21st, 2011 · No Comments

* I love this type of story. Ingenuity meets necessity. Graps exceeds reach. A scientific revolution that might lubricate social harmony. Orbital power plants: a warming, exhaust-laden envivorment needs you. From MSNBC: “The sun’s abundant energy, if harvested in space, could provide a cost-effective way to meet global power needs in as little as 30 […]

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Tags: Chip Jacobs · Clean Air Act · environmental policy · EPA · execution · Pure Inspiration · Smogtown · Smogtown book