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CA Approves Plan Allowing Oil Companies to Continue Contaminating Underground Water - by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Oil companies can continue dumping millions of gallons of waste fluid a day into scores of protected California aquifers under a plan approved today by the state’s Office of Administrative Law.
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:24PM
Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent Orange Ingredient - by via Center for Food Safety
San Francisco, Calif. — A coalition of conservation, food safety, and public health groups filed a motion today challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s decision to expand the use of “Enlist Duo” on genetically engineered (GE) corn and soy crops to nine additional states: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and North Dakota.
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 2:37PM
Alleging Labor Abuses, U.S. and Mexican Workers Call for Boycott of Driscoll’s Berries - by via Rachel Luban, In These Times
Driscoll's is headquartered in Watsonville, California. In 2008, Driscoll's was named "business of the year" by the Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. The company has fields in California, Florida, Mexico, and Australia.
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:54AM
Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary Celebratory PSA - by Helen Walsh
On the ADA's 100 day countdown to the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we are pleased to announce the release of a universally designed 46 sec PSA marking the 25th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This PSA highlights several events leading up to as well as the signing of the ADA
Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 11:28PM
Vigil, Caravan Demands Justice in the State-Sponsored Killing of Yuvette Henderson - by Anti Police-Terror Project
Black women are often the invisible victims of state-terror. On Sunday April 12th, the Anti Police-Terror Project and the family of Yuvette Henderson held a vigil and caravan demanding an open, public investigation into the killing of Yuvette Henderson. #JusticeForYuvette #QuestionTheNarrative
Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 10:28PM
The San Francisco Walk to End Alzheimer's - by Erin McKenna
Fort Mason Green, San Francisco (2 Marina Green) Gorgeous view of the Golden Gate Bridge, and for a great cause!
Event Date:Sat Sep 19, 2015 9:00AM
Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 8:06PM
Responding to Drug and Alcohol Disorders in Our Community - by Pam Newbury
Harbor High School Little Theatre 300 La Fonda Avenue, Santa Cruz The Little Theatre, located in the lower campus area, is in the Fine Arts (FA) building. A link to a printable map to the event can be downloaded at lwvscc.org on the Calendar page.
Event Date:Tue May 5, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 5:48PM
10th Circuit Court Rejects Navajo Coal Mine Emergency Motion - by Center for Biological Diversity
DENVER— Two days after a federal district court halted coal mining within a newly expanded area of New Mexico’s Navajo Mine, mine operators filed an emergency motion asking the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to allow that coal mining to resume. The appeals court on Thursday denied that motion, saying that the Navajo Mine’s owner, the Navajo Transitional Energy Company, “failed to make the requisite showing” justifying their request to restart coal mining.
Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2015 5:49PM
Lawsuit Targets 30-year Plan for Marine Terminal Receiving Ships Full of Dangerous Crude - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— Environmental groups sued the California State Lands Commission on April 17 for approving a 30-year plan for refinery operations at a Suisun Bay marine terminal that will receive hundreds of tankers full of dangerous crude oil feedstocks, including highly explosive Bakken crude.
Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2015 5:30PM
How Can We Grow Old and Stay in San Francisco? - by Michael Lyon
870 Market Street, Room 1185 (a few steps from Powell St. BART)
Event Date:Sat May 30, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 11:17PM
Walk to Stop the Silence Draws Hundreds in Watsonville - by Courtney Hanson
The annual Walk to Stop the Silence was launched nine years ago in order to break through the silence surrounding the issue of sexual abuse and provide a healing space for survivors. The event is always well-attended, but this year the crowd was noticeably packed with families and young people whose high energy led the walk with chants such as, "Walk to Stop the Silence!" and "Sí se puede!" While the topic of childhood sexual abuse is difficult to confront, the tone of the day was one of str...
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 6:16PM
WTUL news and views interviews Divest Tulane on their sit in (audio/mpeg 3.0MB) - by wtul news
Michael from Divest Tulane gives an update on the 4th day of a sit in in President Fitts' office by Divest Tulane students, calling upon the president to support the unanimous resolution from Student Government to divest from fossil fuels 3 min
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:35AM
WTUL news and views interviews strike debt nola (audio/mpeg 6.1MB) - by wtul news
Max and Ann from Strike Debt NOLA talk debt and about their upcoming teach in Tuesday 6:30pm on baronne st
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:18AM
San Francisco Nonprofit Conard House Targeted For Abusing Tenants - by Michael Steinberg
Activists gathered in San Francisco to protest abuses by nonprofit Conard House against its tenants.
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 12:29AM
Dante’s Inferno or the Twisted Saga of Dante Cano vs. Phil Tagami - by EASTWEST
Multi-millionaire developer Phil Tagami calls on friends like the DA and pro-gentrification activists to help him decide how to crush a young activist accused of breaking windows.
Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2015 11:49PM
RNs Call for Accountability Standards on Non-Profit Hospital Charity Care - by via California Nurses Association
Will California finally require non-profit hospital giants to live up to their obligation on provision of charity care and community benefit programs in return for the windfall in taxpayer funded revenues they receive in return for their tax exempt status?
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 12:26PM
May Day 2015: Block the Tech Commute - by
Outside the MacArthur BART station along 40th Street
Event Date:Fri May 1, 2015 7:30AM
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2015 2:03PM
SEIU USWW Local 1877 San Francisco Park Merced Janitors Picket After Terminations - by Labor Video Project
SEIU USWW Local 1871 janitors were terminated from their jobs by a new contractor at the Park Merced Project in San Francisco. They set up picket lines on April 14, 2015 while replacement workers were being signed up to take their jobs.
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2015 12:45PM
ACLU, Detroit Agree On Interim Rules To Protect Free Speech In Public Parks - by American Civil Liberties Union
DETROIT - In an effort to settle an ACLU of Michigan lawsuit that accuses the private groups that manage and secure Detroit’s Campus Martius Park of illegally banning activists, the City of Detroit agreed on Thursday to immediately implement a series of interim rules designed to safeguard free-speech rights at all of its public parks.
Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 2:06PM
Sins Invalid: Performance Excerpts, Film Screening, and Q&A - by Sara M. Acevedo
California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) Namaste Hall (3rd floor) Id. required to enter building.
Event Date:Tue Apr 21, 2015 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:44AM