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Solidarity with L@s Autonomous Brown Berets of Sonoma County! Hands off Ramon Cairo! - by Northbay Movement for a Democratic Society
Ramon Cairo is a disciplined and highly regarded street organizer in Santa Rosa, whose work in solidarity with the Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez has lead to retaliation by Santa Rosa police, who have kidnapped him under false charges. Video footage and eyewitnesses point out the fabrications of the charges, and the court trial is important, because if Ramon is locked up, then other community organizers could also be locked up under false charges!
Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2014 4:23PM
Four Salmon Restoration Grants Go to Projects in Marin - by Joanna Nasar
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Fisheries Restoration Grant Program (FRGP) has announced 2014 funding totaling $525,307 for four projects all located in West Marin’s critical Lagunitas Watershed. The three organizations who received FRGP grant awards include: Turtle Island Restoration Network’s Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN) program (which was awarded two grants), Trout Unlimited and the Marin County Department of Public Works.
Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 10:36AM
May Day / Primero de Mayo 2014, Santa Rosa - by
4:00 pm - Gather at the Old Albertson’s lot // Reunirse en el lote de la Albertson, 665 Sebastopol Rd. near/cerca de Dutton Ave., Santa Rosa 4:45 pm - Start March to downtown Court House Square for Rally // Comience a marchar al centro de la ciudad para Mitin
Event Date:Thu May 1, 2014 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Apr 8, 2014 3:49PM
Point Molate Beach Park Opens After 10 Years of Closure - by Kim Hampton
After 10 long years of closure, Point Molate, one of the Bay's best beaches, is once again open to the public, just in time for the season. Private citizens, environmental organizations and public agencies working together toward a common goal made this monumental victory - a reclaiming of a huge expanse of ocean front open space. To celebrate there will be a big public party which will include food, activities for all ages, environmental activities and live music.
Posted: Mon Apr 7, 2014 7:53PM
Picket and Protest at the Sonoma County District Attorney Candidates Forum - by March for Andy Lopez
Fountaingrove Inn, 101 Fountaingrove Parkway, Santa Rosa
Event Date:Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:30AM
Posted: Sat Apr 5, 2014 5:57PM
Sonoma County Pride! - by Stephen Zollman
March down main street of Guerneville and celebrate further in the Plaza and on the Bridge!
Event Date:Sun Jun 1, 2014 11:00AM
Posted: Sat Apr 5, 2014 5:50PM
Independent Autopsy of Andy Lopez's Body Reveals Instant Execution - by Justice for Andy
The Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez has released an independent autopsy report conducted on the body of Andy Lopez. Santa Rosa Sheriff Erick Gelhaus killed Andy and within 10 seconds hit him with seven bullets. The report states the seven bullets entered Andy's body in the following locations: his chest, his left arm, his left wrist, his right wrist, his right buttock, his right lateral buttock, and his lower back.
Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2014 1:53AM
Whales and Sea Turtles Win This One - No CA Driftnet Expansion - by terishore
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In an important victory for ocean wildlife, federal fishery managers in Sacramento today decided not to expand driftnet fishing into protected sea turtle habitat along the California coast because it would significantly raise the risk of capture and drowning of endangered whales, sea turtles and dolphins.
Posted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 3:41PM
Complete Schedule for 9 Week Novenarios for Andy Tuesdays - by Justice for Andy Lopez
9 Week Novenarios for Andy Tuesday’s.
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 6:50PM
CA Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Salmon in Marin - by Joanna Nasar
San Francisco (March 6, 2014) – Marin County Wide Plan Ruled Unlawful: CA Appeals Court Affirms SPAWN Position that County Failed to Analyze Cumulative Impacts and Provided Spurious Mitigation for Destruction of Salmon Habitat Turtle Island Restoration Network ‘s Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN) won a legal battle with the County of Marin to protect the last population of wild California coho coastal salmon.
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 12:31PM
San Rafael Passes California’s 100th Plastic Bag Ban - by Environment California
San Rafael—The City Council voted unanimously tonight to ban single-use plastic shopping bags citywide. San Rafael is the 100th California community to ban plastic bags. Nearly 1 in 3 Californians, 12.3 million in all, now live somewhere with a plastic bag ban.
Posted: Mon Mar 3, 2014 8:18PM
Farmers target four Sprouts locations to save Gill Tract farm - by Boycott Sprouts
On Saturday afternoon, urban farmers demonstrated at Sprouts grocery chain locations in Petaluma, Fremont, Sunnyvale, and Mountain View. The farmers held banners, distributed flyers, and mic-checked messages urging customers to shop elsewhere until the chain agrees not to pave over the historic Gill Tract farm in Albany.
Posted: Sat Mar 1, 2014 10:16PM
Five large valley oaks to be cut this weekend to make way for a shopping center in Windsor - by Barrie Mason
The developers are hurrying to cut these trees before resistance can be organized. They county approved the project after no one attended an inadequately announced public comment hearing. Many people have signed a petition to save these trees.
Posted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 10:29AM
California ocean salmon season looks promising - by Dan Bacher
Marci Yaremko, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) representative on the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) answers a question about the upcoming salmon season as Dan Wolford, PFMC chair, listens at the CDFW meeting in Santa Rosa on February 26. Photo by Dan Bacher.
Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 2:33PM
9 Weeks of Novenarios for Andy Tuesday’s - by
Begin: Empty Lot on South Corner of Corby and Bellevue (Near Ford dealership), Santa Rosa End: Andy Lopez Memorial Park, Corner of W. Robles and Moorland Ave., Santa Rosa
Event Date:Tue Feb 25, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 25, 2014 12:51AM
Community Members March to SRPD, Demand Release of Andy Lopez Investigation Findings - by Alex Darocy
On February 17, community members in Santa Rosa marched downtown then made their way to the police department to demand the release of the Andy Lopez investigation findings.
Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:56AM
Justice for Andy Lopez! No Class – All Out For Andy! - by
Old Courthouse Square, Santa Rosa
Event Date:Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:30PM
Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2014 11:55AM
California River Watch Sues Drakes Bay Oyster Company For Clean Water Act Violations - by Larry Hanson
California River Watch, a Sebastopol-based organization devoted to protecting Northern California's water quality, announced that it filed a lawsuit against the Drakes Bay Oyster Company last week.
Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 4:00PM
RISING for JUSTICE! Victory-Over-Violence/ Healing the Heart of Moorland - by
Andy Lopez Memorial Site Moorland Ave / West Robles, Santa Rosa
Event Date:Fri Feb 14, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Sun Feb 9, 2014 10:54AM
Settlement of False Advertising Lawsuit Against Bay Area Egg Producer - by ALDF
OAKLAND, Calif.: The Cotati, Calif.-based national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) announces the settlement of a false-advertising lawsuit against Defendant Steven Mahrt, doing business as Petaluma Farms and owner of Judy’s Family Farm Organic Eggs (“Judy’s Eggs”). The lawsuit alleges that imagery and statements used on Judy’s Eggs packaging led consumers to mistakenly believe the eggs came from hens with significant outdoor access. The lawsuit also alleges that consumers...
Posted: Thu Feb 6, 2014 1:45AM