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document Study shows nontoxic ammunition widely available throughout California ab711_report_final_-_vernon_thomas_jul_28.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by The Humane Society
Availability of alternatives indicates that state can begin implementing law requiring use of nonlead ammunition without hindering hunting activities.
Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:12PM
text Animal Protection Groups Stop Coyote Killing Contest - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
BEND, Oregon – On July 25, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), along with co-plaintiffs Project Coyote and an individual Oregon resident, settled a lawsuit against Duane Freilino, organizer of the annual JMK Coyote Hunting Contest in Crane, Harney County, Oregon. Freilino’s killing contest, held annually for eight seasons, required hunters to “buy in” to the contest by paying an entry fee of $100. Top teams won cash prizes totaling more than $10,000 for various ki...
Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:01PM
text Pa. Residents with Fracking-Related Health Complaints Urge Action from Attorney General - by Food & Water Watch
Harrisburg, Pa. – On July 29, individuals from around Pennsylvania who had fracking-related health complaints ignored by the state’s Department of Health (DOH) shared their stories and called on Attorney General Kathleen Kane to launch an investigation into the apparent disregard for their complaints.
Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:10AM
audio Mideast Migraines - TDtSO, The Assault On 'Assault' (audio/mpeg 137.2MB) - by Ren Tawil
Continued reading from "They Dare to Speak Out" - chapter 7, The Assault on 'Assault', exposing the facts about Israel's June 1967 attack on a U.S. navy surveillance ship in international waters off their coast, and the many instances of cover-up of the incident, and intimidation and suppression of the firsthand book written about the incident; a little music. Length: 1:59:51/ Date Recorded: 2014-07-26/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (140MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 3:23PM
image Down with the latest criminal abuses by the Israeli State! 120_tanques_en_gaza.jpg original image ( 915x590) - by International Communist Party
On Thursday, June 12 evening three youths; Gilad Shaar, Yifal Efrad and Naftali Frankel were abducted by two militants suspected to have links to Hamas, the Islamic political organization, while they were hitchhiking at a crossroads near Gush Etzion, an Israeli colonial settlement in Palestinian territory. From that moment, it took 18 days before the bodies of three young settlers were found. During these 18 days at least six Palestinians were killed in the West Bank (including a child), alon...
Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 10:06AM
audio Mideast Migraines - Dare To Speak Out, ending chapter 6 (audio/mpeg 135.6MB) - by Ren Tawil
Continued reading of "They Dare to Speak Out" by congressman Paul Findley (1985), finishing up chapter six. Length: 1:58:31/ Date Recorded: 2014-07-19/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (139MB), Mono
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:28PM
audio Mideast Migraines - Dare to Speak Out, begin chapter 6 (audio/mpeg 130.4MB) - by Ren Tawil
Continued reading of Paul Findley's "They Dare to Speak Out", begin chapter 6, interstitial music. Length: 1:53:58/ Date Recorded: 2014-07-12/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (134MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:48PM
audio Mideast Migraines - Israeli Atrocities Vs. Killing 3 settlers (audio/mpeg 80.3MB) - by Ren Tawil
Some facts surrounding the murder of three young Zionist settlers and of a Palestinian youth in revenge, music. Length: 1:56:54/ Date Recorded: 2014-07-07/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (82MB), Mono
Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 10:49AM
text NLG Urges U.S. Government to Cease $3 Billion Annual Military Aid to Israel - by National Lawyers Guild
NEW YORK--The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) expresses its outrage about Israel’s ongoing indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks against Palestinian civilians and civilian objects in the Gaza Strip. Following a barrage of recent airstrikes, the Israeli military on July 17 began a ground invasion of the Gaza Strip.
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 8:04PM
text Obama Admin. Clears Way for Dynamite-Like Blasts to Search for Oil & Gas Off East Coast - by Oceana
WASHINGTON – Today, the Obama administration released a decision authorizing the use of dynamite-like blasts to search for oil and gas deposits deep below the ocean floor in an area twice the size of California, stretching from Delaware to Florida. While the decision includes limited protections for species like the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, of which there are less than 500 left worldwide, Oceana says they do not go far enough to combat the threats posed to fisheries...
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:59PM
text Lawsuit Launched to Halt Destruction of 14,000 Acres of Condor Habitat at Tejon Ranch - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— Condor advocates, conservationists and American Indians this week notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service they intend to sue over the agency’s approval of a “habitat conservation plan” that will destroy 14,000 acres of designated critical habitat for the California condor, one of the world’s most endangered birds. The habitat is entirely located on Tejon Ranch, north of Los Angeles, and will be destroyed by the development of the proposed Tejon Mountain Village re...
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:50PM
audio Cyclist killed on the streets of New Orleans (audio/mpeg 4.7MB) - by m. toups
On Thursday July 17, a bicyclist was killed riding in the bike lane on St. Claude Ave at the intersection of Elysian Fields Ave.
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:12AM
text Congresswoman Waters Calls for Thorough Investigation into CA Highway Patrol Beating - by Maxine Waters
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) released the following statement today in light of a video showing a California Highway Patrol officer repeatedly punching a woman in the face on the 10 Freeway:
Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 6:54PM
document ACLU Claim Reveals Tucson Police Continue Rights Violations Under SB 1070 Law sepulveda_notice_of_claim_tucson_police_department.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by ACLU
TUCSON – The American Civil Liberties Union has initiated a second legal claim (see PDF) against the Tucson Police Department (TPD) after finding that the implementation of the “show me your papers” provision of SB 1070 continues to result in the violation of people’s constitutional rights. The provision of the controversial anti-immigrant law went into effect in Arizona in September 2012. The claim filed today stems from a traffic stop this past January in which police conducted an ...
Posted: Mon Jul 7, 2014 4:24PM
audio Mideast Migraines - They Dare to Speak Out, ending chapter 5 (audio/mpeg 128.3MB) - by Ren Tawil
Continued reading of "They Dare to Speak Out", finishing chapter 5; news items relating to the four youths, three Israeli and one Palestinian, all kidnapped and killed in recent weeks; oud music by Mavrothi. Length: 1:52:06/ Date Recorded: 2014-07-05/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (131MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Jul 7, 2014 3:14PM
image Mine Workers Take Up Arms Against The U.S. Backed Fascist Government in Ukraine 120_00000000_1046231.jpg original image ( 740x476) - by Steven Argue
Photo: A protest of 10,000 mine workers in the voter-proclaimed People's Republic of Donetsk threatened on Wednesday that they would take up arms if Kiev's military assault on the people of eastern Ukraine did not stop.
Posted: Thu Jul 3, 2014 11:31AM
image Arizona Game and Fish Dept. Tries to Spin CA Condor Lead Poisonings as "Success Story" 120_california_condor.jpg original image ( 4288x2848) - by Center for Biological Diversity
PHOENIX— As part of a campaign opposing limits on toxic lead ammunition in the Kaibab National Forest, the Arizona Department of Game and Fish is asserting that the best measure of efforts to protect California condors from lead ammunition is not the number of lead-related condor deaths but the percentage of hunters enrolled in a volunteer program to reduce exposure to lead bullets.
Posted: Wed Jul 2, 2014 7:20PM
audio Mideast Migraines - Who Is Gil Stein ? Opinion vs. personal attacks (audio/mpeg 134.6MB) - by Ren Tawil
An entire program dedicated to a local battle of wits, nerve and dirty politics between this programmer and a notorious Santa Cruz Country Zionist; music by Aza. Length: 1:57:36/ Date Recorded: 2014-06-28/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (138MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 4:28PM
text ALDF, Cat Sanctuaries Ask California Fish and Wildlife to Regulate Hybrid “Franken-Cats” - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
SACRAMENTO – On June 26, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), with co-petitioners Big Cat Rescue, Born Free USA, WildCat Haven, and Wildcat Sanctuary, submitted a petition to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) proposing a rule to amend regulations regarding the breeding and possession of controversial “hybrid” cats. These cats are a result of interbreeding domestic cats with exotic cats. ALDF argues that these hybrid breeds, like Savannahs and Beng...
Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 11:25AM
document National Organic Standards Board Threatened by USDA Maneuvering apa_petition_nosb_charter_06-17-2014.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C. — On June 17, 20 organic farm and consumer groups filed a petition with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to protect the authority and permanence of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). The petitioners object to recent changes to the NOSB charter, renewed on May 8, 2014, that undermine the mandatory and continuing duties of the Board as established by Congress under the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA) of 1990.
Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 1:08PM

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