At a time when the Department of Homeland Security has reported that attacks and threats against members of the LGBTQ community are on the rise, the existence of “Outliers and Outlaws: The Eugene Lesbian History Project,” seems all too timely
Applications are due at 5 p.m. Friday for $3,500 grants to help preserve and pass along cultural heritage. Ashland hula teacher Andrea Luchese received one of the Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program (TAAP) grants last year — an award made after making an exception to the usual guidelines
Roughly 13,000 years ago, Ice Age animals such as saber-toothed cats, the American lion and mammoths started going extinct in the Los Angeles basin, about a thousand years before their extinction in other parts of North America.
Scientific evidence is starting to pile up: humans came to North America far earlier than we initially thought. For a long time the earliest arrival date was about 13,500 years ago. Now researchers at the University of Oregon have dated human objects to more than 18,000 years ago.
Large-scale wildfires, possibly started by humans, in an ecosystem made fire-prone by climate change caused the disappearance of saber-toothed cats, dire wolves and other large mammals in Southern California nearly 13,000 years ago.