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Urgent Court Support Request – Unprovoked, unwarranted police assault in Santa Rosa - by via March for Andy Lopez
This is a request from Sarah Abouata to get people from the community to show up in support of her court defense against the Sheriff. Trial Jury selection will begin on Wednesday 8/27 at 10:30 am. The trial is set to begin on Friday, 8/29 in Sonoma County Superior Court - Courtroom 8.
Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 2:47PM
Drakes Bay Oyster Company: Rancher Association Splits over DBOC Actions - by Protect Our Shoreline News
Does anyone support Drakes Bay Oyster Company's continued operations anymore?
Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:41AM
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
Protestors Block Freeway 101 Demanding Justice for Andy Lopez - by Dylan Donnelly
July 12, 2014 Protestors block northbound traffic on freeway 101 in response to district attorney's decision not to charge Sheriff Deputy that killed 13 year old Andy Lopez
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:04PM
Frivolous Lawsuit Filed to Prevent Closure of Drakes Bay Oyster Company - by Amy Trainer
Restaurants File Meritless Lawsuit In Federal Court to Delay Inevitable Closure of Drakes Bay Oyster Company.
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:02PM
Justice for Andy Lopez rally - by trevor michaels
Old Courthouse Square (3rd and Mendocino), Santa Rosa
Event Date:Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 3:46PM
NO charges against Gelhaus! Protest at DA Ravitch's office! - by Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez
DA Ravitch's Office, County Courthouse, 600 Administration Dr, Santa Rosa
Event Date:Tue Jul 8, 2014 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 8, 2014 12:27AM
Shooter of Andy Lopez Not Being Prosecuted - by Labor Creates All Wealth
The latest sign that Nazi USA is a police state is the refusal of the district attorney, Jill Ravitch, to prosecute the shooter of 13 year old Any Lopez, namely Deputy Erick Gelhaus. This means the police are dictating policy which is a definition of a police state. We have seen this many times over the years, and it does not matter if the district attorney is a Democrat or Republican. DA Ravitch had the endorsement of California Attorney General, Democrat Kamala Harris, so there is not on...
Posted: Mon Jul 7, 2014 9:18PM
Bohemian Grove- relevant as ever? - by Don Eichelberger
The annual encampment at the exclusive Bohemian Grove will happen this 2014 summer between July 10th-27th. No formal protests are planned by the Bohemian Grove Action Network, but protesters usually show up in this resort community. Below is a report about the 2013 encampment, an examination of its history and how its influences continue to ebb and flow.
Posted: Mon Jul 7, 2014 4:54PM
Public Letter to DA Ravitch - by Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez
Dear Madam District Attorney: For over 8 months, you have asked Sonoma County residents to remain patient while you decide whether or not you intend to charge Deputy Gelhaus with criminal wrongdoing in the shooting of 13-year -old Andy Lopez last Oct. 22nd.
Posted: Fri Jul 4, 2014 12:56AM
U.S. Supreme Court Denies Drakes Bay Oyster Company Petition For Review - by Amy Trainer
This morning the U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear the Drakes Bay Oyster Company's petition for review. The Interior Department can now proceed to restore wilderness to Drakes Estero as long-intended.
Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 6:41AM
Suit Seeks Documents on Stream Ordinance from County of Marin - by David Schnapf
Press Release announcing lawsuit against Marin county seeking documents related to violations of the Fair Political Practices Act in connection with Stream Protection Ordinance
Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 10:13AM
Commemorating the 14th Birthday of Andy Lopez - by Alex Darocy
An energetic life celebration and march through Santa Rosa was held on June 7 for Andy Lopez, who would have celebrated his 14th birthday earlier in the week if he had not been shot and killed by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputy Erick Gelhaus on October 22.
Posted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 8:28PM
Charity Navigator Awards Turtle Island Restoration Network with 4-Star Rating - by Joanna Nasar
Charity Navigator, a guide to intelligent and responsible giving, and one of the most used independent evaluator of charities, has awarded Turtle Island Restoration Network the highest prestigious 4-star rating. The rating system is out of four stars.
Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:52AM
Western Pond Turtle More Critically Endangered Than Once Thought - by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today (see PDF) of new research revealing that the western pond turtle is actually at least two species, each of which is therefore more endangered than previously thought. Because of threats like water pollution, introduced species, disease and overcollection, the study reaffirms, federal protection is urgently needed for the turtle, which is included in a 2012 Endangered Species Act petitio...
Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:57AM
Andy Lopez - Reflections on his 14th Birthday - a Birthday Deprived - by Elbert "Big Man" Howard
Today, I just keep thinking about Andy Lopez and his family. I am thinking about how young Andy Lopez never lived to see his 14th birthday, thanks to murdering Deputy Erick Gelhaus.
Posted: Wed Jun 4, 2014 10:37PM
Andy Lopez Life Celebration March & Rally for Peace and Safety for All Children - by Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez
Dollar Tree Parking Lot, 665 Sebastopol Road, Santa Rosa
Event Date:Sat Jun 7, 2014 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Jun 3, 2014 10:50PM
Interior Dept. Supreme Court Brief Concludes Oyster Company Presents No Credible Argument - by EAC of West Marin
Today, the Department of the Interior filed its opposition brief against the Drakes Bay Oyster Company’s petition for review to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Posted: Wed May 28, 2014 1:56PM
Human-caused ocean acidity is dissolving shells of tiny snails off the West Coast - by NOAA
A NOAA-led research team has found the first evidence that acidity of continental shelf waters off the West Coast is dissolving the shells of tiny free-swimming marine snails, called pteropods, which provide food for pink salmon, mackerel and herring, according to a new paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
Posted: Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:22PM
Goat Found Dead and Strung Up at Petaluma High School - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
A 15 pound goat was discovered Friday, April 4, strung up from a fence on the campus of Petaluma High School, near a baseball field. Petaluma Animal Control is investigating the incident. The cause of death has not yet been determined. However, under California Penal Code § 597(a), anyone who “maliciously and intentionally maims, mutilates, tortures, or wounds a living animal” can face misdemeanor charges—one year in county lockup and/or a $20,000 fine—or felony charges amounting to ...
Posted: Wed Apr 30, 2014 2:02PM