calendar Wild Things: The Carnival Before Mardi Gras! 480_wild-things-05b-sized_1.jpg by Wild Things
In the SF Citadel, 181 Eddy St....
Event Date: Sat Feb 25, 2017 2:00PM
Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 1:25AM
image Art of War : Executive Order 480_kevin_larmee_1942_japanese-american_internment_1.jpg by K. Larmee
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:06PM
document Trump Administration's Plan to Use 100,000 National Guard Troops as Deportation Force trump-national-guard-draft-memo.pdf_140_.jpg by la resistencia
The AP revealed an detailed plan written by the Trump administration to use the National Guard in 11 southwestern states as a deportation force to kidnap and forcibly remove as many people as possible from the country. The states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana were included in the plan. Trump craves his very own Operation Wetback. Team Trump denies that they intended to carry out the plan and call the document a d...
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:22AM
image Highly Militarized ICE Raids on California's Central Coast 480_ice-raids-santa-cruz-feb-13-2017_3_1.jpg by No Raids, No Wall
Immigrant communities across the country are on edge after federal immigration agents arrested over 600 people in the past week in the largest raids since Donald Trump became president. Raids were reported in at least 11 states, including California, New York, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin....
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:56PM
text California Shrugs Off Deadline for Shutting Down Illegal Oil Industry Injections by Center for Biological Diversity
Brown Administration Lets 1,650 Oil Wells Continue Polluting Aquifers...
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 2:44PM
image Trump Administration Waives Water-protection Rule for Three California Oilfields 480_proposed-exempt-aquifers_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Exemptions Will Allow Oil Companies to Dump Waste Fluid Into Aquifers...
Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:04PM
image Oroville Dam fiasco is a wake up call exposing absurdity of Delta Tunnels 480_c4fprjkvyaaxwcr.jpg-small_1.jpeg by Dan Bacher
On the afternoon of February 14, the Department of Water Resources announced the replacement of the immediate evacuation order with an "evacuation warning" for Oroville area residents. A press release from the Butte County Sheriff's Office stated: "Due to lower lake levels, further inspections, ongoing work to shore-up the Oroville Dam emergency spillway and updated weather forecasts, effective at 1:00 p.m. today, the Evacuation Order for the Oroville Dam Spillway Incident has been reduced...
Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:07PM
calendar 2017 FCDWC 18th Annual Democrats in Action Dinner Celebration 480_fcdwc_dia_2017_flyerwticket_1.jpg by FCDWC
PARDINI'S, 2257 West Shaw Avenue, Fresno, CA 93711...
Event Date: Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:30PM
Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 7:04PM
image Lake Oroville surges over emergency spillway for first time in history 480_emergency_spillway_1.jpeg by Dan Bacher
Critics of the Delta Tunnels project said the Oroville Dam spillway rupture shows how basic dam assessments, management plans, and maintenance are being neglected as Governor Jerry Brown constantly promotes the California WaterFix as the "solution” to the state’s water supply and ecosystem problems. “According to the American Society of Engineers 2013 Report, there are 678 high hazard dams in California, and 48% of them do not have an emergency plan,” said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, execut...
Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:24PM
image Monarch Butterfly Population Drops by Nearly One-third 480_monarchpopulationgraph_center_for_biological_diversity_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Iconic Butterfly Has Declined by More Than 80 Percent in Recent Decades...
Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:26PM
calendar Conscious Eating Conference by Hope Bohanec
David Brower Center 2150 Allston Way Berkeley, CA 94704 (Near the UC Berkeley Campus)...
Event Date: Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Thu Feb 9, 2017 10:49AM
image Number of Monarchs Overwintering in California Remains Low 480_western_monarch_count_1997-2016.jpg by via The Xerces Society
Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count results show that key sites had fewer butterflies than last year...
Posted: Wed Feb 8, 2017 6:35PM
image California oil lobby tops spending in 2015-16 session with $36.1 million 480_stand_with_standing_rock_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
This is a revised transcript of a short speech that I gave at the end of the “Changefest rally” held on the north steps of the State Capitol in Sacramento on January 21 and at a Sacramento Climate Coalition meeting on February 4. Photo: A water protector standing against Big Oil's Dakota Access Pipeline in front of one of the project's investors, Wells Fargo, in Sacramento this January. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Mon Feb 6, 2017 5:03PM
text For Immediate Release: Scholars' Response to Travel Ban by California Scholars For Academic Freedom
We, California Scholars for Academic Freedom,** join thousands of colleagues across the nation to express our outrage against the Executive Order signed by Donald Trump establishing a 90-day suspension of visas and other immigration benefits to nationals of seven countries with a majority Muslim population. These countries are Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Yemen, Libya, and Somalia:
Posted: Sun Feb 5, 2017 6:36PM
image Department of Pesticide Regulation sued over cancer-causing fumigant 480_12-1-16_crowd_with_raised_signs2_1.jpg by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Attorneys representing a Ventura County farmworker and environmental justice groups filed suit in the Superior Court of California against the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) for its failure to follow the recommendations of scientists and provide public review for the regulation of the Prop 65-listed carcinogenic pesticide 1,3-dichlorpropene (brand name: Telone)...
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:54PM
document Public Higher Education: Free Tuition for California Students to the UC, CSU and Community College Systems Is Possible Today 48dollarfix.pdf_140_.jpg by via The Council of UC Faculty Associations
January 24, 2017 - A tuition-free college education in California is possible. A new policy paper released today (see PDF) demonstrates that it is entirely possible today to provide the same accessible, low-cost university experience that California successfully offered its students from the 1960s through the 1990s....
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:18PM
image ACLU of Northern California Contact Info for SFO, OAK, SJO, or FAT Arrivals Affected by Executive Order aclu_of_northern_california_1.jpg by via ACLU of Northern California
The ACLU of Northern California is asking that people who have been expecting visitors to arrive at SFO, OAK, SJO, or FAT from one of the seven countries in yesterday’s executive order – Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen – and have not heard from their visitors or have heard that their visitors have arrived and been detained or denied entry to please contact us at one of our two hotlines and leave a message....
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:06PM
calendar "We Were Feminists Once: the Buying & Selling of a Political Movement" 480_andi-zeisler.poster_1.jpg by Bob Baldock
Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley...
Event Date: Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:30PM
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:40AM
image Afrikan Black Coalition Pushes UC to Terminate $475 Million Worth of Wells Fargo Contracts 480_afrikan-black-coalition_1.jpeg by Afrikan Black Coalition
The UC’s decision to discontinue $475 million worth of contracts and line of credit comes on the heels of several cities and states terminating their relationships with a bank that has caused great harm to our communities....
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:09AM
text 100 Days of Resistance by Center for Biological Diversity
Center for Biological Diversity Releases Action Plan...
Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 11:41PM