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image SVMH RNs Retain Critical Charge Nurse Position, Uphold Patient Care in Tentative Contract 120_salinas_valley_nurses.jpg original image ( 600x346) - by via California Nurses Association
Registered nurses at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital (SVMH) have reached a tentative contract agreement with hospital officials, protecting the vital clinical role of the charge nurse, a key issue in the contract fight that will strengthen quality of care at the hospital, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced today.
Posted: Fri May 22, 2015 6:21PM
calendar Healthier Living workshop hl_flyer_richmond_061315.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Carmen Lee
Richmond Station Community Room (http://sf-police.org/index.aspx?page=838), 461 – 6thAvenue (near Geary Blvd.), San Francisco 94118 Public transportation: Muni #38/38R-Geary, #44-O’Shaughnessy
Event Date:Sat Jun 13, 2015 9:30AM
Posted: Fri May 22, 2015 4:38PM
text Investigative Report: City of Fresno's Relationship with JD Home Rentals - by No More Slumlords (posted by Mike Rhodes)
The 10:30 minute video at the link below is an investigative report about corruption, slumlords and business as usual in Fresno.
Posted: Fri May 22, 2015 11:02AM
image Protesters converge on Nestlé bottling plants in Sacramento and LA 120_group_shot.jpg original image ( 5184x3456) - by Dan Bacher
Tim Molina, Strategic Campaign Organizer for the California-based Courage Campaign, said to the crowd, "Today we are saying enough is enough. With people across California doing their part to conserve water -- it’s time that Nestlé did the right thing and put people over profits - by immediately halting their water bottling operations across the State."
Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 7:17PM
text UCSC Chancellor Blumenthal: Stop the Parking Fee Hikes - by Petition via Teamsters Local 2010
Sign petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/ucsc-chancellor-blumenthal
Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 6:53PM
image Concerned Residents, Elected Officials Rally in Response to Refugio Beach Spill 120_no_fracking_santa_barbara.jpg original image ( 640x480) - by via Food & Water Watch
SANTA BARBARA, CA – Outraged over an oil pipeline burst that Tuesday spilled at least 105,000 gallons of oil into a nine-mile slick along the Pacific Coast near Santa Barbara, at least 150 community members joined non-profit and local elected officials for a rally and press conference today at Santa Barbara County Courthouse to express the urgent need to place a moratorium on fracking and phase out oil development in California. Photo: Santa Barbara County Community Members Urge Gov. Brown ...
Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 5:40PM
image Arson at Geoffrey Palmer's Da Vinci apartments in Los Angeles, California 120_geoffreyannepalmer.jpg original image ( 388x518) - by Incendiis
The fire at Geoffrey H Palmer of G.H. Palmer and Associates Da Vinci apartments has been ruled arson. Authorities now have video of a suspect parking their car on the 110 fwy, walking to the Da Vinci construction with cans of fuel and setting the fire. The investigation is on going.
Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 8:55AM
image California Congressional Leaders Urge Gov. Brown, Legislative Leaders To Boost Denti-Cal 120_kids_dental_la.jpeg original image ( 164x152) - by By Steven Maviglio
State Budget Fails to Fix Federal-State Program After California State Auditor Finds State's Low-Income Families Have Little Access to Dental Care
Posted: Wed May 20, 2015 11:06AM
calendar East Bay Food Not Bombs Fundraiser 120_fnbs.jpg original image ( 320x213) - by Mr. & Ms. Omni
Omni Oakland Commons, 48th and Shattuck Avenue near Telegraph Avenue, walking distance from the Mac Arthur BART.
Event Date:Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 1:43PM
audio Anti-Eviction Mapping Mural Project interview on Settingthestandard (audio/x-wav 263.0MB) - by paz
JUST IN from the amazing folks at the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project. The long-awaited "Narratives of Displacement" is an oral history project map featuring the stories of the displaced upon a background of no-fault evictions in San Francisco and foreclosures in Alameda County. "The audio and video stories are embedded on the map, often in short and long format, so that viewers can engage in different clips of stories, or at times delve into deeper stories of loss and resistance." Check it ou...
Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 1:38PM
text California Officials Won’t Test More Water Wells for Oil Waste - by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— After testing just nine water supply wells for contamination from illegal oil industry waste disposal operations, California regulators admitted today that they do not plan to do any additional state testing of water wells near protected aquifers tainted by illegal disposal wells.
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 5:30PM
text Corporate Trade Agenda Attacks Americans’ Right to Know - by via Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C.—Today, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that mandatory country of origin labels (COOL) rules for meat and poultry that went into effect in the United States in 2013 are not compliant with global trade standards. The WTO continued to find that the goal of providing information to consumers was compliant with international trade rules, but it decided narrowly that the implementation of the rules for COOL labels negatively impacted livestock imports from Canada and Mex...
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 5:13PM
calendar Stop the (re)appointment of Oakland Planning Commission members - by
Oakland City Council regular meeting Oakland City Hall, City Council Chamber, 3rd Floor 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland
Event Date:Tue May 19, 2015 5:30PM
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 4:28PM
image Referendum Suspends Santa Cruz County Ban on Medical Cannabis Cultivation 120_responsible-cultivation-santa-cruz-thank-you.jpg original image ( 630x283) - by via Responsible Cultivation Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California – May 16, 2015 – The first successful Santa Cruz County referendum in 13 years has suspended an ordinance adopted by the County Board of Supervisors to ban all commercial cannabis cultivation. The ban was adopted on April 14, 2015, and was to go into effect on May 15, 2015.
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 3:18PM
calendar Film: A Thunder-Being Nation - by sacpeace
909 12th Street, Sacramento
Event Date:Tue May 26, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Sun May 17, 2015 11:06PM
image Canal littering exacerbates drinking water from canals 120_img_2080_b.jpg original image ( 800x600) - by Christine Kroll
Recent decisions by Fresno Irrigation District are that "canal water [is] to be restricted to 90,000 acre-feet to recharge underground aquifers and to surface water treatment plants in Fresno and Clovis." (Fresno Bee, May 14th [29]) Canals conveying future potable water have severe implications when the canals are almost filthy enough to require wastewater treatment before being passed through the water treatment plant. This article talks about issues involving litter, herbicide use, and tox...
Posted: Sun May 17, 2015 9:17AM
text Anti-Consumer DARK Act Legislation - by Stephen Lendman
GMO labeling
Posted: Sun May 17, 2015 7:22AM
image Registered Nurses at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Plan Strike 120_salinas_valley_nurses.jpg original image ( 600x346) - by via California Nurses Association
Registered nurses at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital (SVMH) will hold a one-day strike beginning May 27 to protest management's insistence on pursuing a restructuring plan that would drastically reduce bedside nursing staff and severely undermine the patient advocacy role of nurses in the hospital.
Posted: Sat May 16, 2015 5:07PM
text AB 718 Offers Hope to Vehicle Sleepers - by Steve Pleich
Bill Also Opportunity to Revisit Safe Spaces Parking Program
Posted: Sat May 16, 2015 3:38PM
text 100 California Officials Ask Gov. Brown for Fracking Moratorium - by Center for Biological Diversity
ANAHEIM, Calif.— More than 100 mayors, city council members and other local officials from dozens of communities want Gov. Jerry Brown to halt fracking to protect California’s water supply from contamination during a devastating drought.
Posted: Fri May 15, 2015 7:27PM

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