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text Petition: Urge Pope Francis to abandon his decision to canonize Junipero Serra - by via MoveOn.org
Urge Pope Francis to abandon his decision to canonize Junipero Serra as "the great evangalizer" and apologize to the descendants of thousands of indigenous Californians that died at the hands of Serra's Mission system. Sign petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/urge-pope-francis-to
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:32PM
image Drakes Bay Oyster Company ruins 120_img_0908_1_.jpg original image ( 10800x2378) - by D. Boyer
I returned to Drakes Estero after the Drakes Bay Oyster Company was shut down. And this is what I noticed.
Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 9:34AM
calendar 4 Mile March ~ Santa Rosa - by Zac B.
Santa Rosa City Hall 100 Santa Rosa Avenue Santa Rosa, California 95404
Event Date:Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:30PM
Posted: Tue Jan 6, 2015 9:15PM
text Lawmakers & Conservation Groups Call for Phase Out of California Drift Gillnets - by Joanna Nasar
With the full support of Turtle Island Restoration Network, OCEANA and other marine conservation organizations, California Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) and Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay), Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara), Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica), Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel)  today called on the Pacific Fisheries Management Council and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service to transition away from ...
Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2014 3:33PM
text Technology and More Than 32,000 Square Miles of Area Closures Will Safeguard Atlantic Blue - by Joanna Nasar
After five years of work by Turtle Island, the Pew Charitable Trusts, and our partners, NOAA Fisheries officially announced new, stricter regulations for the U.S. Atlantic bluefin tuna fishery.
Posted: Thu Dec 11, 2014 9:42AM
text Sonoma County's Plan Aimed at Winter Homelessness Falls Short - by Meghan O'Brien
To Be Sufficiently Prepared for the Winter Months, Sonoma County Must Begin Stockpiling in Summer
Posted: Tue Dec 9, 2014 10:40AM
text The Invisible Homeless - by Rebecca Vazquez
There are nearly 10,000 homeless people within Sonoma County and a large portion of that population is dispersed into rural parts of the county where services may not be reaching them.
Posted: Tue Dec 9, 2014 12:35AM
text Moving Forward From Plastic Bags - by Tanner Leonhardt
Although California is making strides in respects to plastic bag waste, I feel we must completely do away with plastic bags altogether. There should no longer be an option to pay 10 cents a piece to still be able to get plastic bags for groceries and other things.
Posted: Mon Dec 8, 2014 3:28PM
text Op- Ed Militarization of the Police - by Joseph Luiz
After giving a brief overview of the history of the police, a group of SSU students examined the way in which the police have militarized over the years. They question if the police have gone to far and need to rethink their policies.
Posted: Sun Dec 7, 2014 10:37PM
text Op-ed on PACH (Police Accountability Clinic and Helpline) - by Devon Zenn
This is just my opinion on PACH and a little bit of what they're all about.
Posted: Sun Dec 7, 2014 8:37PM
text Health Care in 2014 - by Cydney Shorkend
This article discusses some of the problems with the new health care reform that went into action in 2010. The Affordable Heath Care Act leaves out a large group of people: Undocumented and homeless people. It should be a human right that these people get the same health care as anyone else and should not be fined.
Posted: Sun Dec 7, 2014 6:59PM
text Santa Rosa PD Pay Raise - by PACH
212 Words The PACH posted an article on September 10th, “Santa Rosa PD Gets Pay Raise of 9.5% Over 3 years”. It talks about a serious accusation in which this multi-year deal can’t be afforded by the city’s finances. According to Mayor Scott Bartley, he thinks it’s a reasonable cost to upgrade our police raise but people don’t agree with all 63 deaths by police in Sonoma County since 2000. From the article I agree with the fact that this area gets a pay raise and I will explain...
Posted: Sun Dec 7, 2014 5:43PM
calendar Justice for Andy Lopez! Justice for Mike Brown! Justice for Tamir Rice! - by Zac B.
Old Courthouse Square 50 Old Courthouse Square Santa Rosa, California, 95404
Event Date:Sat Dec 13, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Sat Dec 6, 2014 3:46PM
text Law Enforcement Related Deaths in Sonoma County - by Peter Phillips
Newspaper accounts report over 1,500 people die annually in the US in law enforcement related deaths. These are all deaths in the presence of law enforcement personnel both on the street and in local jails. It is reasonable to assume that some portion of these deaths is attributable to officer mistakes, over- reactions, or deliberate acts resulting in death.
Posted: Sat Dec 6, 2014 2:01PM
calendar Film Screening & Panel Discussion: Girl Rising - by Joanne Greene
Osher Marin JCC 200 N. San Pedro Road San Rafael, CA 94903 http://www.marinjcc.org
Event Date:Sun Dec 7, 2014 4:00PM
Posted: Thu Dec 4, 2014 12:50PM
text Affordable Care Act in Sonoma County - by Michael Nicholas
A brief look into how the Affordable Care Act is being received in Sonoma County and Why Republicans need to stop resenting the act.
Posted: Tue Dec 2, 2014 9:00PM
image Militarization of our local Police 120_0825_mrap-vehicle-624x415_1_1.jpg original image ( 624x415) - by Mitchell Cappa
An awareness piece bringing to light the issue of the 1033 program and the problems that have followed it.
Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 6:10PM
text Whole Foods Market Manager Arrests Internationally Renowned Food Justice Advocate - by Mark Hawthorne
On Sunday, November 16, 2014, the manager of Whole Foods Market in Sebastopol, Calif., made a citizen's arrest of an activist handing out leaflets exposing the store's exploitation of bunnies for food.
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 9:32AM
image Strikes by California RNs Kick Off Actions for Patient Safety and Ebola Precautions 120_national_nurses_united.jpg original image ( 600x310) - by National Nurses United
Two-day strikes starting Tuesday that affect nearly 20,000 registered nurses at 86 Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics, a Sutter hospital in Tracy, and Watsonville Community Hospital kicking off a wave of protests at 15 states and the District of Columbia over eroding patient care conditions symbolized by inadequate Ebola safeguards at most U.S. hospitals.
Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 5:07AM
text International Conservation Movement Calls on Chile & Peru to Protect Silky Sharks - by Joanna Nasar
This year a record number of threatened shark species will be granted greater international protections at the United Nation's 11th Meeting of the Conference of Parties, but silky sharks (Carcharhinus falciformis) could be left out of this historic global movement if Chile and Peru continue to oppose their protection.
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 5:42PM

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