Crossing into the Future

A few months after I started this job as editor of the Bay Area Monitor back in 2006, I joined a group of League members for a boat tour of the construction of the Bay Bridge. The new span wasn’t [...]

Getting Experimental

The Monitor has always been a publication with a scientific orientation. After all, the League launched it in 1975 to address air pollution, a problem that calls for systematic study, [...]

Adjusting Routines

End-of-year holidays are upon us, although the season doesn’t feel so festive under our current pandemic circumstances. Yet while the social gatherings typical for this time of year are not [...]

Avoiding Disaster

Given the unprecedented turmoil that 2020 has wrought thus far, we understand if you have more pressing concerns on your mind right now than the upcoming November 3 election. But the League of [...]

Holding Together

Back in April, in the previous edition of the Monitor, I gave the alert that this current June/July 2020 edition could be our very last, due to years of declining funding coupled with the [...]

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