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More Links between Drakes Bay Oyster Co., Right-Wing Groups - by EAC of West Mariin
With a hearing scheduled in the 9th Circuit Federal Appeals Court tomorrow, May 14th, the long-scheduled closure of the Drakes Bay Oyster Company has become a cause celebre of well-funded conservative groups, as they seek to overturn the Interior Department’s decision so they can open more of our protected public lands to oil and gas exploration.
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 2:08PM
Personal Op-Ed Report - by Steven Compagno Jr.
In 2007 a study was composed of racial comfort levels at Sonoma State University. Today 5 years later we do the same study to find out if things have improved. This is my personal reflection of my experience that I got from doing this study.
Posted: Tue May 7, 2013 4:12PM
Sonoma State University's Diversity Issue Continues - by Brittney Gorman
Sonoma State University's diversity levels have always been criticized for being low. But with recent cuts in positions like Director of Diversity, we can only see the problem continuing.
Posted: Tue May 7, 2013 2:34PM
Comfort Level at Local CSU, Sonoma State University - by Katrina W
This article is regarding the comfort level, or lack there of at Sonoma State University in California
Posted: Sat May 4, 2013 3:23PM
Diversity at Sonoma State University - by Jovani Carrillo
Sonoma State University has always been thought of as a mostly White students on campus. Research suggest that the other races feel that SSU should be more diverse and some feel uncomfortable that its not.
Posted: Wed May 1, 2013 1:28PM
Promoting Fluoridation: An Open Letter to the Sebastopol City Council - by Jenny Miller
Sonoma County is in the midst of an intense debate regarding the stated plans of the Board of Supervisors to move forward with fluoridating the water supply. There is a proposal being put before the Sebastopol City Council to include pro-fluoride information along with the water bills of residents. This is my open letter to the City Council about why they should learn the facts first.
Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:03PM
Personal Comfort Levels of Students at Sonoma State University - by Jacqueline Sanchez
Op Ed Sociology 336 Peter Phillips
Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:50AM
Group Op- Ed for Sociology Class - by Lyndsay Tedrow
this is a summary of a semester long project we did for our Sociology Class at SSU we examined diverstiy and personal comfort levels on campus.
Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:14PM
Court Documents Reveal Controversial Oyster Company's Financial Reporting Deceived State - by Save Point Reyes Wilderness
Taxpayers may be responsible for clean-up costs over 50 times what controversial oyster company previously reported.
Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 5:17PM
Tenants March to Stop Eviction this Sunday - by SoCo Solidarity Network
This Sunday, two days before the eviction of the Hotel Petaluma, tenants and supporters will march through downtown to pressure property owner to meet demands.
Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:41PM
Legal Brief Shows the Federal District Court Was Right to Deny Injunction to Oyster Co. - by Environmental Action Committee of West Marin
Local and national environmental organizations filed a brief in federal court today that highlights the multiple legal and factual errors in the controversial oyster company's attempt to overturn the 1976 Point Reyes Wilderness Act.
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 2:16PM
Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Criticized for New Lawsuit Against California Coastal Commission - by Environmental Action Committee of West Marin
Oyster Company Makes Baseless Legal Claims in an Attempt to Evade Legal Compliance with the California Coastal Act
Posted: Tue Apr 9, 2013 12:21PM
Ill-Informed Republican Inquiry Undermines Oyster Company's Legal Case - by Environmental Action Committee of West Marin
The Environmental Action Committee of West Marin today assailed a new inquiry by Congressional Republicans into the decision by the U.S. Department of the Interior to not issue a new permit to the Drakes Bay Oyster Company that has operated for seven years in protected marine waters.
Posted: Fri Apr 5, 2013 3:39PM
Oyster Company's Flawed Legal Theories Underscored by Interior Dept. Legal Brief - by Environmental Action Committee of West Marin
Park Service Briefing for Point Reyes Wilderness Case Underscores Oyster Company’s Flawed Legal Theories Anti-Wilderness Oyster Company Backed By Campaign to Privatize Public Lands
Posted: Thu Apr 4, 2013 9:22AM
Salmon Season Alternatives Adopted For Review - by Dan Bacher
The Sacramento River Fall Chinook ocean abundance forecast is 834,200, slightly above last year’s forecast, according to Dr. Michael O’Farrell of the National Marine Fisheries Service. The number is based on the number of jacks (two year old fish) that returned the previous year. Unfortunately, the winter run Chinook continues its struggle to survive, due to massive water exports out of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, and the low numbers will impact fishing seasons below Point ...
Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 3:59PM
The Battle of Hotel Petaluma and the Tenants Committee - by SoCo Solidarity Network
The low-income tenants of the Hotel Petaluma are facing eviction. The Sonoma County Solidarity Network is helping them fight back.
Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:47PM
Coastal Commission Issues Cease & Desist Order Against Drakes Bay Oyster Company - by Environmental Action Committee of West Marin
The California Coastal Commission voted unanimously on February 7th to issue a unilateral Cease and Desist Order against the Drakes Bay Oyster Company (DBOC).
Posted: Fri Feb 8, 2013 1:21PM
Federal court denies preliminary injunction request by Drakes Bay Oyster Company - by Environmental Action Committee of West Marin
Conservation Leaders Applaud Court Ruling that Supports Secretary Salazar’s Marine Wilderness Decision at Point Reyes National Seashore
Posted: Mon Feb 4, 2013 5:04PM
Repeated Coastal Act Violations Earn Drakes Bay Oyster Company Cease & Desist Order - by EAC of West Marin
Point Reyes, CA – In rejecting excuses for seven years of unpermitted development and Coastal Act violations, the California Coastal Commission has proposed issuance of a unilateral Cease and Desist Order against the Drakes Bay Oyster Company (DBOC).
Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:32PM
Napa Wine Country water for fish showdown at Kimball Creek - by Patrick Porgans
Formal complaints have been filed against the city for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of a State Water Board issued permit associated with the right and use of water stored behind Kimball Dam.
Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:34PM