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Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:32PM
New Data Shows California Drift Gillnets Not Sustainable, Continue to Kill Marine Mammals - by Center for Biological Diversity
MONTEREY, Calif.— The National Marine Fisheries Service has released new data showing that the California-based drift gillnet fishery targeting swordfish killed an estimated 53 marine mammals from May 2013 through January 2014. Fishery observers monitored 34 percent of the drift gillnet sets made last year; they documented that the fishery killed an estimated three California gray whales, six short-finned pilot whales, nine northern right whale dolphins, nine California sea lions and 26 sho...
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:01PM
Family of Yanira Serrano Files Federal Lawsuit Against Deputy Trieu and San Mateo County (video/x-flv 113.5MB) - by Alex Darocy
On September 9, the family of Yanira Serrano Garcia announced they filed a civil rights lawsuit against San Mateo County and San Mateo Sheriff's Deputy Menh Trieu in Federal District Court in San Francisco for the June 3 killing of Yanira at her home in Half Moon Bay. [Top video: Attorney Arnoldo Casillas speaks. Scroll down for more videos, photos, the independent autopsy, a copy of the lawsuit, and a recording of the 911 call]
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 7:57PM
Family of Yanira Serrano Marches in Response to DA's Decision Not to Indict Deputy Trieu - by Alex Darocy
The family of Yanira Serrano held a rally and march in Half Moon Bay on September 6 in reaction to District Attorney Stephen M. Wagstaffe's decision not to indict San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy Menh Trieu for killing Yanira on June 3 outside of her home in Moonridge. In attendance and marching were Yanira's parents, brother, grandmother and uncle, and speakers at the rally included a group of religious leaders from a variety of faiths. Attorney Jonathan Melrod spoke on behalf of the Serran...
Posted: Tue Sep 9, 2014 2:49AM
Peaceful Protest In Memory Of Yanira Serrano - by
City of Half Moon Bay Fire Department 1191 Main St, Half Moon Bay, California 94019
Event Date:Sat Sep 6, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 3, 2014 11:52PM
Rally for Equal Rights Amendment - by Granny Mandy
"Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex. It's time for these words to be made constitutional law", said Jackie Speier, U.S. Representative for California's 14th congressional district at a rally in Redwood City yesterday. She had introduced legislation for passage this year. In top photo she introduces a woman who worked in an airplane factory during WWII, who said that women were paid the same rate as men while ...
Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:17AM
Obama Admin Finalizes Stronger Stream Buffers to Protect Imperiled Salmon from Pesticides - by Joanna Nasar
The Environmental Protection Agency today finalized an agreement to restore no-spray buffer zones around waterways to protect imperiled salmon and steelhead from five toxic pesticides.
Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 1:27PM
Lawsuit Launched to Reinstate Protections for Endangered Sperm Whales - by Joanna Nasar
Turtle Island Restoration Network and conservation groups today announced plans to file a lawsuit to reinstate rules designed to protect endangered sperm whales from deadly, mile-long drift gillnets in ocean waters off California.
Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 2:30PM
Illegal Relationship Exposed Between CPUC and PG & E: PG & E/CPUC emails - by Posted by Lynda Carson
The following Press Release came from the City of San Bruno: “Today’s disclosure demonstrates an ongoing, illicit and illegal relationship between the CPUC and PG&E,” said San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane, who released more than 7,000 pages of documents received after San Bruno filed a Public Records Act lawsuit against the CPUC. Download the PG&E-CPUC emails and highlights by visiting www.gaspipelinesafety.org .
Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:34PM
On the Streets in Palo Alto: Two Sides Face Off on Palestine - by R. Robertson
While a rally in Palo Alto on Thursday night was mostly peaceful, members on both sides of the issue got into shouting matches. One pro-Israel demonstrator waved an Israeli flag in the pathway of the Free Palestine vigilers as they began their march down Palo Alto's University Avenue.
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 3:43AM
No Justice No Peace in Half Moon Bay - A March for Yanira Serrano-Garcia - by
Half Moon Bay Volunteer Fire Department 1191 Main Street, Half Moon Bay
Event Date:Fri Jul 25, 2014 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 2:13PM
Protest at Whole Foods in Palo Alto: Boycott Eden Foods - by Raging Grannies Action League
Whole Foods Market carries many Eden brand food products. The owner of Eden Foods is Catholic and doesn't want to just stop covering some contraception, he wants to stop covering ALL of it. At the same time, many women who are Whole Foods shoppers are opposed to the "Hobby Lobby" Supreme Court decision; Eden's case, which is even more far-reaching, is soon to be heard.
Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 7:06PM
Boycott Israel Protesters die-in at HP Hewlett Packard in Palo Alto - by BDS Now
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:18PM
Protest at Whole Foods for Women's Reproductive Rights: Boycott Eden Products - by Raging Grannies Action League
Whole Foods 774 Emerson St, Palo Alto, corner Homer. (Downtown Palo Alto near Palo Alto's University Ave. Caltrain stop)
Event Date:Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:15PM
Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 10:45PM
Press Conference Rally At Silicon Valley Corporate Office Of "Student's Matter" Funder pr - by United Public Workers For Action
Silicon Valley Infinera World Headquarters 140 Caspian Ct. Sunnyvale 94089
Event Date:Mon Jul 21, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 12:38PM
July 15 Global Solidarity Fast for Peace – Palestine/Israel - by Peace End the Illegal Occupation
People around the world are fasting for peacej
Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 11:44PM
Tenant Group Calls for Ouster of EPA City Manager for Interference with Rent Control - by Tenants Together
Tenants Together calls for the replacement of East Palo Alto's City Manager based on a comprehensive review of documents obtained through a Public Records Act request. The documents reveal that the City Manager has effectively given control over the regulatory process to the biggest landlord in East Palo Alto. The City Manager's contract expires in October 2014, and the City Council will decide whether to replace her or renew the contract.
Posted: Wed Jul 9, 2014 4:59PM
Yanira Serrano-Garcia Honored on the One Month Anniversary of Her Killing - by Alex Darocy
On July 3, the family and friends of Yanira Serrano-Garcia held a rosary and candlelight vigil to honor the 18-year-old on the one-month anniversary of her death. The vigil took place outside of Yanira's home at the Moonridge housing complex in Half Moon Bay, which is where she was killed by San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy Menh Trieu on June 3. An announcement for the vigil read: "Thursday, July 3rd will mark one month since the heinous shooting of our sister, daughter and dear friend Yanir...
Posted: Mon Jul 7, 2014 8:48PM
Community Dialog Series to Discuss the Killing of Yanira Serrano Garcia - by Justice For Yanira
A series of meetings sponsored by the City of Half Moon Bay will take place to discuss the killing of Yanira Serrano Garcia, who on June 3 was killed outside of her Moonridge home by San Mateo County Sheriff's Deputy Menh Trieu. The events are organized by the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center and are open to the public.
Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 6:40PM
Occupy Google 10 arrested at Google Hdq asking for dialogue; battle for Net Neutrality - by Common Carrier
10 arrested last asking for a dialogue with Google
Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 2:43PM