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text ALDF Petitions California to Regulate Greenhouse Emissions from Animal Agriculture - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
SAN FRANCISCO — On October 16, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) filed a formal rulemaking petition with the California Air Resources Board to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from animal agriculture, as it does for the energy and transportation sectors. The petition calls on the agency to require factory farms to report greenhouse gas emissions to the Air Resources Board, which will “cap” these emissions. California’s groundbreaking cap-and-trade program stems ...
Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 4:19PM
text FBI visits in Berkeley - by CLDC
FBI makes multiple visits in Berkeley.
Posted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 4:28PM
calendar Primate Liberation Week - Protest Air France at SFO - by Susan
San Francisco International Airport International Terminal, Departures
Event Date:Sat Oct 18, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 9, 2014 10:48AM
image South Beach Pizza Company Owner Orders Employees to Destroy Baby Opossum With Bleach 120_south-beach-pizz-santa-cruz.jpg original image ( 432x252) - by Santa Cruz News
Via Petition Hub: Dany Pena, 35, now former head chef at South Beach Pizza Company in Santa Cruz claims that he came into work Saturday to find two employees of the company standing next to a garbage can with a baby opossum inside.
Posted: Mon Oct 6, 2014 10:43AM
text 920 Chickens Killed in Shocking Central Valley Chicken Massacre - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
Caruthers, Calif. — The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest of the perpetrator(s) who used a golf club to massacre 920 chickens at a Foster Farms facility. The massacre occurred the morning of September 20 approximately 20 miles south of Fresno. Media reports indicate that the killers broke into the property through a hole in the fence at 3691 West Swanson Ave. and used a golf club, and possibly another in...
Posted: Wed Oct 1, 2014 4:12PM
calendar Stop the primate transports! Protest at DHL in San Francisco - by Susan
401 23rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107
Event Date:Fri Oct 3, 2014 11:00AM
Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 12:37AM
image New Data Shows California Drift Gillnets Not Sustainable, Continue to Kill Marine Mammals 120_gray_whale_california_drift_gillnet_noaa.jpg original image ( 438x320) - 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
image Pony Shot and Killed in Santa Rosa 120_misty-the-horse-shot-in-santa-rosa-2014.jpg original image ( 230x184) - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
SANTA ROSA, Calif. — The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest of the perpetrator(s) who allegedly shot and killed a pony this past weekend. According to media reports, the 16 year-old blond pony, Misty, was found bleeding in a pasture by a passing cyclist in rural Santa Rosa near Crane Creek Regional Park. The cyclist reported the injured pony to her owner, Robert Sapiane. Misty, a family pet for Sapiane’...
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:37AM
calendar Global March for Elephants and Rhinos - by Lois Olmstead
St. Mary's Square, Chinatown, 601 California St., San Francisco
Event Date:Sat Oct 4, 2014 10:30AM
Posted: Mon Sep 1, 2014 2:10PM
text Egg Producer Permanently Removed From Industry in Settlement - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
SAN FRANCISCO — On August 21, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is announcing a settlement on behalf of plaintiffs Animal Place, Farm Sanctuary, and Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary in the animal groups’ lawsuit against egg industry defendants Andy Cheung and Lien Diep. The defendants abandoned 50,000 hens without food at a facility near Turlock, which led to the largest farmed animal rescue in California history. The settlement permanently prohibits Cheung, who managed...
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:50PM
image 55K People Call on Ca. Attorney General to Investigate Poisoning Death of Scientist's Dog 120_nyxo_dog_poisoning_blue_lake_humboldt.jpg original image ( 599x368) - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity delivered messages from more than 55,000 people to California Attorney General Kamala Harris on August 7 requesting an investigation into the fatal poisoning of the pet dog of a scientist studying the deadly impacts on wildlife of the same toxin that killed his dog. A necropsy showed that the dog, Nyxo, had been fed red meat and poisoned with the highly toxic rat poison brodifacoum. Nyxo belonged to Dr. Mourad Gabriel, one of the nation’s...
Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 5:15PM
image Windows Smashed at Berkeley, CA Butcher Shop 120_berkeley_star_meats_market.jpg original image ( 300x210) - by via Animal Liberation Press Office
On the night of June 26th two windows were smashed at Star Meats in Berkeley CA, a butcher shop that boasts about its organic and locally sourced meat. Cage free, organic, murder is murder and death is death.
Posted: Thu Aug 7, 2014 10:46PM
text Canceled: Dangerous and Illegal California Great Bull Run - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
Los Angeles County — Today, the national nonprofits Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) and PETA are delighted to announce the cancelation of a Great Bull Run event scheduled for this fall in Southern California because of the company’s inability to obtain the necessary permits. The Los Angeles County Fire Department refused to grant a permit for the event, citing violations of public safety standards. This marks the third time that the Great Bull Run has failed to secure necessary permits f...
Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 5:19PM
image Gilroy Garlic Festival: No More Frog Legs! 120_aisyah-nasywa-ula-7-indonesia.jpg original image ( 550x388) - by via Save the Frogs
Please help us get frog legs off the menu at the internationally-acclaimed Gilroy Garlic Festival! Send the letter below to the festival's Executive Director Mr. Brian Bowe. Thank you for helping SAVE THE FROGS! and significantly diminishing the environmentally-damaging frog legs trade.
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 10:17AM
calendar Protest Japan's Dolphin and Whale Slaughter 120_image.jpg original image ( 792x612) - by Mauro Oliveira
Consulate of Japan Building 275 battery st, downtown San Francisco. BART station 6 min walk, four public garages within a couple blocks.
Event Date:Mon Sep 1, 2014 8:00AM
Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 2:54AM
text Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Puts Contract Renewal With Wildlife Services on Hold - by Center for Biological Diversity
EUREKA, Calif.— One day after a broad coalition of national animal and conservation groups urged the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors to terminate its contract with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services, the board assented to a citizen request to delay consideration of contract renewal for at least a month in order to reevaluate the issues.
Posted: Wed Jul 2, 2014 7:12PM
document Humboldt and Mendocino Counties Urged to Void Contract With Inhumane Wildlife Services 06-30-14_humboldt_and_mendocino_county_demand_letters.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— A broad coalition of national animal and conservation groups sent formal letters to the Humboldt County and Mendocino County boards of supervisors today urging them to terminate their contracts with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services, which indiscriminately kills tens of thousands of native wild animals in California every year, including coyotes, bears, foxes and mountain lions.
Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 11:22AM
image Legal Petition Calls for Return of Grizzly Bears to Vast Portions of American West 120_grizzly_habitat_in_the_west.jpg original image ( 600x720) - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a legal petition today calling on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to greatly expand its plans for recovering grizzly bears, including returning the iconic animals to vast portions of the American West. The petition identifies 110,000 square miles of potential grizzly habitat in places like the Gila/Mogollon complex in Arizona and New Mexico, Utah’s Uinta Mountains, California’s Sierra Nevada and the Grand Canyon in Arizona.
Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 3:54PM
image Court Says OK to Proceed with ALDF, PETA Lawsuit to Stop Illegal California Bull Runs 120_bull-run.jpg original image ( 230x184) - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
SAN FRANCISCO — Last week, the national nonprofits Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) moved closer toward shutting down Pamplona-style “Great Bull Runs” in California when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied a motion to dismiss their lawsuit. Great Bull Run events are currently scheduled to take place in Northern and Southern California—on July 26 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Northern Calif...
Posted: Mon Jun 9, 2014 6:17PM
image Wolves in California Protected Under State Endangered Species Act 120_or_7_wolf_pups__rogue_river_siskiyou_national_forest_usfws.jpg original image ( 1578x922) - by Center for Biological Diversity
FORTUNA, Calif.— In response to a 2012 petition from the Center for Biological Diversity and allies, the California Fish and Game Commission voted today to protect gray wolves under the state’s Endangered Species Act. The 3-1 vote for protecting wolves comes two days after wildlife biologists observed two wolf pups in the Oregon portion of the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest that straddles the California-Oregon border. The pups, which are likely to be part of a litter of four to six ...
Posted: Wed Jun 4, 2014 7:22PM

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