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Stop Fooling California exposes oil lobbyist conflict of interest - by Dan Bacher
“Big Oil, we know you're no stranger to conflicts of interest. But you have outdone yourself this time!” the group, Stop Fooling California, stated on its Facebook page.(https://www.facebook.com/StopFoolingCalifornia)
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 6:36PM
Join the National Day of Action to End the Assault on Gaza & Lift the Blockade - by SacramentoBDS
Federal Building, 501 I Street, downtown Sacramento - next to Amtrak & Sacraemnto Valley Light Rail station
Event Date:Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:27PM
Department of Water Resources Faces $60 Million Shortfall - by Dan Bacher
“Ultimately, DWR cannot go broke because it has a default source for funding: property taxes and water rates,” Carolee Krieger, Executive Director of the California Water Impact Network (C-WIN), pointed out. “They believe property taxes can be increased to meet the agency’s needs without a public vote.”
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:38AM
"Free Palestine" rally in Fresno, CA - by Dylan Donnelly
7/18/2014 News of violence in the Gaza Strip spark protests in Fresno, CA
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:43PM
Fresno police Chief Jerry Dyer's patrol car set on fire - by BoNhia Lee
This article was in The Fresno Bee - July 21, 2014.
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 8:45AM
Department of Conservation stops injection of fracking waste - by Dan Bacher
According to Abraham Lustgarten of Pro Publica, "California officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review more than 100 others in the state's drought-wracked Central Valley out of fear that companies may have been pumping fracking fluids and other toxic waste into drinking water aquifers there." Photo: Caleen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, opens the big anti-fracking rally in Sacramento with a ceremony and...
Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014 4:51PM
Lawsuit Charges that Sacramento County’s Anti-Panhandling Ordinance is Unconstitutional - by ACLU of Northern California
SACRAMENTO – The ACLU of Northern California and the Law Office of Mark E. Merin on July 17 charged that an ordinance adopted in May by the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors banning panhandling is unconstitutional.
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:58PM
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
54th Annual Fresno Greek Festival - by Admissions Office
St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 2219 N. Orchard in Fresno, CA 93703
Event Date:Fri Aug 22, 2014 4:00PM
Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 4:32PM
Thousands of Pacific herring entrained in Delta pumps this year - by Dan Bacher
“We’re bringing saltwater critters into the Delta,” quipped Bill Jennings, Executive Director of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance. “How long will it be before sharks start showing in the Delta?” This aerial photo shows the Tracy Fish Collection Facility (TFCF) on the South Delta. Photo by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Sacramento.
Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 2:13PM
Protesters urge Brown to protect California's water by banning fracking - by Dan Bacher
Ironically, the Board is considering fines on residential users who take too much water after a drought year when the state and federal governments drained Shasta, Oroville and Folsom reservoirs to export water to "corporate water hogs" including corporate agribusiness interests farming toxic, drainage impaired land on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley, Southern California water agencies, and oil companies conducting fracking and steam injections in Kern County. None of these "water hog...
Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 1:25PM
Rally & Bannering Stop Bombing of Gaza - by Sac Regional Coalition for Palestinian Rights
16th & J Sts. downtown Sacramento
Event Date:Tue Jul 15, 2014 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:25PM
Is federal judge's decision a 'death warrant' for Delta smelt? - by Dan Bacher
"The USFWS and Bureau have escorted Delta smelt to the scaffold and the judge signed the warrant," said Bill Jennings, Executive Director of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance. "We did all we could do to prevent disaster."
Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 6:40PM
Any water bond with tunnels mitigation is not 'tunnels neutral' - by Dan Bacher
Under the guise of habitat "restoration," the BDCP will take vast tracts of Delta farmland, among the most fertile on the planet, out of production in order to irrigate toxic, drainage impaired land on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley and provide Delta water to Southern California developers and oil companies conducting fracking and steam injection operations in Kern County. The tunnels are being constructed in tandem with the federal government's plan to raise Shasta Dam, a projec...
Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:51AM
4th Tuesday Film: The Lottery of Birth - by SacPeace
909 12th Street, Sacramento
Event Date:Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 8, 2014 11:11AM
Expanding the Northern California Yoga Community ~ Free Yoga in Victory Park - by Allison Boyd
The 3rd Anniversary of Free Yoga in Victory Park continues to expand the practice of Yoga throughout Northern Californian. The Stockton Yoga community is poised for expansion, embracing the lesson on detachment.
Posted: Sun Jul 6, 2014 1:41PM
Stop Israel's Killing and torturing Palestinians - by Sac Regional Coalition for Palestinian Rights
Federal Building, 501 I St., Sacramento.
Event Date:Mon Jul 7, 2014 4:00PM
Posted: Sat Jul 5, 2014 10:13PM
July 4 and Free Speech in Fresno - by Mike Rhodes
Utah Phillips said: "The state can't give you free speech, and the state can't take it away. You're born with it, like your eyes, like your ears. Freedom is something you assume, then you wait for someone to try to take it away. The degree to which you resist is the degree to which you are free..."
Posted: Fri Jul 4, 2014 12:16PM
California activists protesting money in politics declare victory - by Dan Bacher
"We're in a time when corporations have more rights and have a louder voice than the people, as proven by recent Supreme Court decisions and the inability to pass legislation limiting corporation campaign contributions," said Paulina Gonzalez of Oakland, who was one of the five arrested last night. "I am here to send the message that corporations aren't people and that money is not free speech. This is the People's House and we have to take back our democracy." Photo of 99Rise sit in at t...
Posted: Thu Jul 3, 2014 5:28PM
Think! Eat! Act! - by Sacramento Prisoner Support
Southside Cohousing Common House, behind 440 T St., Sacramento
Event Date:Thu Aug 7, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Jul 3, 2014 12:12PM