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Climate March and Free Documentary Screening about Climate Change & Diet - by Cheryl
Santa Cruz Public Library, Downtown Branch 224 Church St. Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Event Date:Sun Dec 6, 2015 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 12:21PM
Troy Fletcher, Yurok Tribe's Visionary Leader, Passes Away - by Dan Bacher
"This is a tragic loss for the Yurok people, so tragic that words cannot express how we feel,” said Thomas P. O’Rourke Sr., Chairman of the Yurok Tribe. “Troy accomplished things that many people thought were impossible. We will forever be grateful for Troy’s tremendous contribution to the Tribe. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family." Photo of Troy Fletcher courtesy of the Yurok Tribe.
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 8:41AM
Ahead of Paris Climate Talks, Lead-In with Oakland March - by E. O'Toole/R. Robertson
Photos by Ellyn O'Toole. Text by Ruth Robertson.
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 1:36AM
Climate Action comes to town (part one) - by David Roknich/IndyRadio
"Love will win out over fear, and our movement will win over injustice." says 350.org, and Santa Cruz Climate Action fully agrees.
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 1:24AM
Labor Rallies and Marches Against Fossil Fuel at Climate Rally in Oakland on Nov 21, 2015 - by Labor Video Project
Trade unionists marched and rallied against fossil fuels in Oakland at a climate rally on November 21, 2105
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 10:42PM
Salmon Fishermen, Consumer Groups Criticize FDA Approval of Frankenfish - by Dan Bacher
"Genetically engineered salmon pose a serious potential threat to wild salmon stocks that our members rely on to make a living or fish for food and sport," the group said in a statement. "In addition, GE salmon also pose a threat to salmon protected by the federal Endangered Species Act." Photo courtesy of the Center for Food Safety.
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 10:37AM
March from Beach Flats Community Garden to Santa Cruz City Hall (video/mp4 42.4MB) - by via Nopal Media
It has been very inspiring to see so many people putting so much energy and work into keeping the Beach Flats Community Garden alive in its entirety. We want to recognize and give a big thanks to all the gardeners, the Beach Flats community, and organizers who are moving forward with great spirit and continue to bring people together to support el jardín.
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:35PM
Draft EIR for Highway 1 Widening Proposals Released - by Santa Cruz News
Despite objections from environmental groups, there is a new push to widen Highway 1 in Santa Cruz County. The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), in cooperation with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), has prepared a draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment for the new Highway 1 widening proposals. The project is divided into two components: a long-term analysis of widening Highway 1 b...
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 1:20PM
Faith Leaders Urge Governor Jerry Brown to End Fracking in California - by Dan Bacher
David Braun, with Faith Against Fracking, quipped, “If Jerry Brown thinks that being a climate leader means helping the oil industry get away with carbon intensive practices like fracking, then he clearly needs an intervention; today, we’re praying for him.” Photo of Faith Leaders singing "We Shall Not Be Moved" at the State Capitol by Dan Bacher.
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:07PM
Salmon Move Into Nimbus Hatchery As Folsom Lake Reaches Record Low Level - by Dan Bacher
Fall-run Chinook salmon are now returning to spawn in the lower American River and the Nimbus Fish Hatchery. Photo of Nimbus Fish Hatchery weir on the American River by Dan Bacher.
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:19AM
Urgent Memo: Widening Highway One Still Won’t Work - by via Campaign for Sensible Transportation
The Campaign for Sensible Transportation has sent out a memo to voters, urging them to oppose the widening of Highway One in Santa Cruz County.
Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2015 3:16PM
Algae Blooms Causing Toxic Crabs, Marine Mammal Mortalities More Likely as Oceans Warm - by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif., November 13, 2015 — The ongoing toxic algae bloom along the West Coast — which has shut down crab fisheries in California — is likely poisoning marine mammals from Mexico to Alaska. This is a serious ecological and economic threat, which could get even worse and more frequent in a warmer future as greenhouse gases continue to accumulate in the environment.
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 10:55AM
Dolores Huerta Celebration at Beach Flats Garden - by
Beach Flats Community Garden Raymond & 3rd Street Santa Cruz, California
Event Date:Fri Nov 13, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2015 8:17AM
Ask for Your Free Jerry Brown Oil Map from Department of Conservation - by Dan Bacher
According to Consumer Watchdog, "After Governor Jerry Brown asked government employees to assess the governor's private property, the head of California's Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources directed staffers to research, map and report back on any mining and oil drilling potential and history of Brown's 2,700-acre property."
Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2015 6:02PM
Caution Tape Around Beach Flats Community Garden - by #SaveTheGarden
A photograph published on Wednesday, November 13 to the Instagram of the Beach Flats Community Garden shows a ladybug on yellow caution tape inside the garden.
Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2015 2:54PM
Pharaoh Brown Should Build A Pyramid Or Sphinx Rather Than Tunnels - by Dan Bacher
If the Governor’s "legacy" is all about him being a modern-day Pharoah with the overwhelming obsession of building a monument to his legacy, a pyramid would be a much more environmentally friendly project than the salmon-killing Delta Tunnels.
Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2015 10:40AM
Nestlé: The Grinch Who Stole Our Water - by Dan Bacher
During the current drought, the state and federal water agencies systematically drained Trinity, Shasta, Oroville and Folsom reservoirs, imperiling salmon and steelhead runs on the Sacramento and Klamath/Trinity River systems and bringing Delta and longfin smelt, green sturgeon and other fish species closer and closer to the abyss of extinction. This subsidized water was exported to corporate agribusiness interests irrigating toxic land on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley, Southern Cal...
Posted: Mon Nov 9, 2015 4:37PM
Biggest-Ever Gusher of Oil Lobby Money Devastates California - by Dan Bacher
"In the first nine months of 2015, oil interests spent a total $17.7 million, putting the industry on pace to exceed its own $20 million spending record from 2014," according to a new report by the American Lung Association in California that analyzes the new lobbying figures. "Spending in 2015 already exceeds the $10 million the industry spent in 2010, the year Prop 23 was on the ballot."
Posted: Fri Nov 6, 2015 9:00AM
Desal Alternatives Endorses Water Supply Advisory Committee Recommendations - by via Santa Cruz Desal Alternatives
On November 1, Santa Cruz Desal Alternatives issued a statement in support of the Water Supply Advisory Committee recommendations. Important dates: Nov 10th, 7pm, City Council study session on WSAC recommendations; Nov 24th, City Council action on the recommendations.
Posted: Thu Nov 5, 2015 2:11PM
Northern California Climate Mobilization - by Jaclyn Sherry
Gathering at 10:30 am, Lake Merritt Amphitheater in Oakland March at 12:00 noon to Oscar Grant Plaza AKA Frank Ogawa Plaza, 14th St. and Broadway Rally starting at 1:00 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza
Event Date:Sat Nov 21, 2015 10:30AM
Posted: Thu Nov 5, 2015 11:33AM