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audio Dan Bacher Speaks Out About Water (audio/mpeg 15.1MB) - by Mike Rhodes
Pam Whalen interviewed Dan Bacher on the Street Heat radio show heard on KFCF 88.1 FM Friday, April 24. The 16:31 minute audio starts out with a brief clip of Mark Arax speaking at a water conference earlier that day and then Dan’s comments about and solutions to the water crisis in California.
Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2015 8:39AM
audio How Blue is Your Valley? (audio/mpeg 26.7MB) - by Mike Rhodes
Mark Arax keynote address at the Community Conference on Water in the San Joaquin Valley (April 24, 2015 in Fresno California). Audio - 29:06 minutes.
Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 4:47PM
calendar Inside The Police State - by steve lerman
Stream or download at http://greatspeechesandinterviews.blogspot.com/ Broadcast at Access Sacramento, Sundays 6-8pm PDT at KUBU 96.5 FM and at http://www.live365.com/stations/accesssacramento?site=pro
Event Date:Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:37PM
calendar New Forms of Worker Organization talk 120_new_forms_of_worker_organization-2.jpg original image ( 1800x2700) - by Ellen Schwartz
Sierra 2 Center, 2791 24th Street, Garden Room, (between Castro Way and 4th Avenue) Sacramento, CA 95818.
Event Date:Thu Apr 30, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:33AM
calendar Guest Speakers and A Letter Writing Night With Sacramento Prisoner Support - by Sacramento Prisoner Support
The Sol Collective, 2574 21st St, Sacramento
Event Date:Wed May 20, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:57AM
image The Homeless in Tulare and their Allies Organize for Change 120_0dsc_1812.jpg original image ( 2159x1633) - by Mike Rhodes
A group of about 100 homeless people and their supporters attended the Tulare City Council meeting last night (Tuesday, April 21, 2015) calling for changes in public policy. The group, which delivered a petition signed by over 1,000 residents, called for improvements in the way homeless people are treated by the police, a safe place to sleep and equal rights.
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 2:19PM
image Stewart Resnick expands almond acreage as cities forced to slash water use 120_meet_the_resnicks.jpeg original image ( 497x564) - by Dan Bacher
"It appears that Stewart Resnick is making Paramount Farms into a Wall Street bank that is too big to fail," quipped Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta.
Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 9:12PM
calendar Wave Goodbye to Nukes 120_nptwave.jpg original image ( 409x123) - by sacpeace
Federal Building, 501 I St. Sacramento
Event Date:Fri Apr 24, 2015 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:55PM
text 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
image Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent Orange Ingredient 120_herbicide-crop-dusting.jpg original image ( 488x272) - 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
image Commission approves fishing closure on Sacramento River section 120_winter_chinook.jpg original image ( 600x450) - by Dan Bacher
Fishermen, Tribal leaders and environmentalists note that the drought itself is not the reason for the collapse of winter Chinook salmon, the near extinction of Delta smelt and the collapse of American River steelhead, as agency officials often claim. They point to poor management of our reservoirs and rivers by the Bureau of Reclamation and the California Department of Water Resources during a record drought as the culprit behind record low populations of fish species that once numbered in t...
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 7:43PM
calendar Should The U.N. Admit Palestine As A Full Member State? - by steve lerman
Stream or download at http://greatspeechesandinterviews.blogspot.com/ Broadcast at Access Sacramento, Sundays 6-8pm PDT at KUBU 96.5 FM and at http://www.live365.com/stations/accesssacramento?site=pro
Event Date:Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 2:12PM
image Tax Day Protest in Fresno 120_dsc_1731.jpg original image ( 3008x2000) - by Mike Rhodes
The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom distributed fliers today at the U.S. Post Office at Blackstone and Griffith today, protesting tax money being used to support militarism.
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:57PM
image The Extinction Governor Rips the Green Mask off His Tunnels Plan 120_jerry_brown_1_5_15_.jpg original image ( 263x395) - by Dan Bacher
“The new plan is a giant step backward,” said Chelsea Tu, a staff attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. "If it goes through, this massive project’s boosters will be able to build these tunnels without having to do anything to protect our wildlife and waters — and will neatly sidestep input from the public.” Photo of Governor Jerry Brown at the inauguration on January 5, 2015, by Dan Bacher.
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 8:28AM
calendar 4th Tues. Film: Arise 120_arise.jpg original image ( 200x283) - by sacpeace
909 12th Street, Sacramento
Event Date:Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 11:55PM
image Zeke Grader, Legendary Fish Advocate, Honored at Sausalito Gathering 120_zeke_and_jared.jpg original image ( 5184x3456) - by Dan Bacher
Zeke Grader has served as a relentless defender of fishing families and fishery restoration not only in California but across the world for over three decades. He developed a close working relationship with Indian Tribes and recreational anglers, as well as with environmentalists and human rights activists. I wish the best to Zeke and his family in his retirement! Photo: Representative Jared Huffman and Zeke Grader display the Congressional Proclamation honoring Zeke for over three decades...
Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 6:55PM
image California water restrictions must include Nestlé, Big Ag and Big Oil! 120_us_uncut.jpg original image ( 480x480) - by Dan Bacher
Almond acreage in California has expanded by 70,000 acres, a total of 280,000 acre feet per year of new water demand, during the current drought, according to "On the Public Record" blog. Graphic courtesy of US Uncut
Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 3:25PM
calendar Who Scares Us And Why - by steve lerman
Stream or download at http://greatspeechesandinterviews.blogspot.com/ Broadcast at Access Sacramento, Sundays 6-8pm PDT at KUBU 96.5 FM and at http://www.live365.com/stations/accesssacramento?site=pro
Event Date:Sun Apr 12, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2015 11:33AM
image Western Pond Turtle Moves Toward Endangered Species Act Protection 120_western_pond_turtle_actinemy_marmorata_california_department_of_water_resources_fpwc.jpg original image ( 1536x1024) - by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— In response to a 2012 petition by the Center for Biological Diversity and several renowned scientists and herpetologists, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that Endangered Species Act protection may be warranted for the western pond turtle. The agency will now conduct a one-year status review on the turtle, which faces declines of up to 99 percent in some areas, including Oregon’s Willamette Valley.
Posted: Thu Apr 9, 2015 8:08PM
image A whale of a conflict of interest: Big oil lobbyist's oversight of marine protected areas 120_scmpas.jpg original image ( 1210x935) - by Dan Bacher
The Western State Petroleum Association President's role as Chair of the MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force for the South Coast is undoubtedly one of the most overt conflicts of interest in recent years, but it's just one example of the conflicts of interests that infest environmental politics in California.
Posted: Thu Apr 9, 2015 5:00PM

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