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Hike: Twain's Frog and the Beautiful Serpent - by Riley
Meet at the Mori Point Entrance Gate, at the intersection of Bradford Way and Mori Point Road, Pacifica, CA, 94044.
Event Date:Sat Dec 12, 2015 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 4:30PM
Groups Demand Delta Water Plan Before Permits for Jerry Brown's Tunnels - by Dan Bacher
Bob Wright, senior counsel at Friends of the River points to deep, revealed the deep, terminal flaws in the Delta Tunnels environmental review. “The EPA gave the Delta Tunnels RDEIR/SDEIS a failing grade. The ball is in the State Water Board’s court. They can either do a legitimate environmental review or tell Reclamation & DWR they must do so. The inadequate environmental review for the Delta Tunnels is a defect that can only be cured by doing an adequate review," said Wright. Phot...
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:59PM
Troy Fletcher, Yurok Tribe's Visionary Leader, Passes Away - by Dan Bacher
"This is a tragic loss for the Yurok people, so tragic that words cannot express how we feel,” said Thomas P. O’Rourke Sr., Chairman of the Yurok Tribe. “Troy accomplished things that many people thought were impossible. We will forever be grateful for Troy’s tremendous contribution to the Tribe. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family." Photo of Troy Fletcher courtesy of the Yurok Tribe.
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 8:41AM
LAO: "Significant Effects" from DeMaio/Reed Plan to Eliminate Retirement Security, Pension - by Steven Maviglio
Californians for Retirement Security Says It Opens Up a "Pandora's Box" of Problems
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 8:08AM
Porter Ranch Area Residents Testify and Rally about SoCalGas Misconduct - by Dan Bacher
"Residents are upset that SoCalGas initially lied about the source of the leak, and then misled the public about the health risks to the community," said Alexandra Nagy of Food and Water Watch. "In addition to the investigation, in light of recent reports that the leak has resulted in staggering emissions of methane and carbon dioxide – two potent greenhouse gases – residents also recommend shutting down the aged Aliso Canyon Storage Facility."
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 8:08PM
UC Academic Workers Launch Campaign: Pressure UC President to Eliminate Sexual Harassment - by Linh
UC Academic workers press release, open letter and petition to call on UCOP and Janet Napolitano's action for an end to sexual harassment on UC campuses.
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:52PM
Block 27 ~ Stockton Rural Cemetery: Our Emancipation Journey Toward Freedom - by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Together, local, statewide, national and international stakeholders will come together to identify, document and preserve the salient contributions of those interred within Block 27-Stockton Rural Cemetery.
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 2:50PM
Salmon Fishermen, Consumer Groups Criticize FDA Approval of Frankenfish - by Dan Bacher
"Genetically engineered salmon pose a serious potential threat to wild salmon stocks that our members rely on to make a living or fish for food and sport," the group said in a statement. "In addition, GE salmon also pose a threat to salmon protected by the federal Endangered Species Act." Photo courtesy of the Center for Food Safety.
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 10:37AM
Joe Hill's Last Will, 100 Years Later - by Bob English
Today we remember and honor Swedish-American labor organizer, poet and songwriter Joe Hill who was executed 100 years ago Nov 19, 1915. Traveling widely and organizing workers under the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), he was popular and visible as a speaker, writer of political and union songs - the first written for the American working class - which he performed at strikes and rallies. Those songs helped galvanize the union movement and IWW, whose activism triggered violent oppositio...
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 4:37AM
Cal. State University Faculty and Allies March & Rally at the CSU Trustees meeting Nov. 17 - by via California Faculty Association
LONG BEACH, CA – More than 1,000 faculty and their allies congregated in Long Beach yesterday, November 17, for a massive “Fight for Five” protest outside the California State University Board of Trustees’ meeting.
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:01PM
Nurses Hold Rally, Speak Out on Unsafe Patient Lift Practices at UC Medical Centers - by via California Nurses Association
Registered nurses will gather at UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay on Thursday to speak out about the UC Medical Center’s failure to provide RNs with legally mandated safe lifting practices, the California Nurses Association (CNA) announced today.
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 6:54PM
Faith Leaders Urge Governor Jerry Brown to End Fracking in California - by Dan Bacher
David Braun, with Faith Against Fracking, quipped, “If Jerry Brown thinks that being a climate leader means helping the oil industry get away with carbon intensive practices like fracking, then he clearly needs an intervention; today, we’re praying for him.” Photo of Faith Leaders singing "We Shall Not Be Moved" at the State Capitol by Dan Bacher.
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:07PM
Salmon Move Into Nimbus Hatchery As Folsom Lake Reaches Record Low Level - by Dan Bacher
Fall-run Chinook salmon are now returning to spawn in the lower American River and the Nimbus Fish Hatchery. Photo of Nimbus Fish Hatchery weir on the American River by Dan Bacher.
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:19AM
Protesters Call on Pacific Fisheries Management Council to Close the California Driftnet Fishery - by Joanna Nasar
Protesters from Turtle Island Restoration Network, Kurmalliance, Sierra Club and other environmental organizations took to the streets this afternoon during the on going Pacific Fisheries Management Council (PMFC) meeting in which swordfish management policies are under consideration.
Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2015 2:19PM
“God is Great, Merciful, Vengeful, bla bla bla…” - by Gil Villagrán, MSW,
Murder for religion is as old as much of human history, including the ancient world and later the crusades to cleanse the "holy land" for Christians or from "infidels" aka Christians, depending on which religion is doing the killing and labeling. During the conquest of the western hemisphere by European missionaries--the choice was "accept Christ or be put to the sword." It is critical that humanity wake up from our illusion that there is but one god, one true faith, and that killing for rel...
Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 4:20PM
The art of cinema from Berkeley to Hollywood - by Lynda Carson
Rob Nilsson can generally be found in front of the theater when his films are being screened. Often the actors appear at his films, and are available for a discussion about the film afterwards, with the audience.
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:47PM
Western Governors' Association Calls for Massive Weakening of Endangered Species Act - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— At the behest of Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, the Western Governors’ Association is hosting a “workshop” in Cody, Wyo., through Friday to discuss legislative changes designed to weaken the Endangered Species Act, including further delaying protection decisions and loosening scientific standards. Although the stated goal of the workshop is to encourage bipartisan conversations to improve the Endangered Species Act, the speakers at the gathering overwhelmingly represented industr...
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 11:08AM
Algae Blooms Causing Toxic Crabs, Marine Mammal Mortalities More Likely as Oceans Warm - by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif., November 13, 2015 — The ongoing toxic algae bloom along the West Coast — which has shut down crab fisheries in California — is likely poisoning marine mammals from Mexico to Alaska. This is a serious ecological and economic threat, which could get even worse and more frequent in a warmer future as greenhouse gases continue to accumulate in the environment.
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 10:55AM
Organizational Meeting: Help plan Leap Day Action Night (Feb. 29, 2016) - by jesse palmer
Long Haul Infoshop - 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley - 2 blocks from Ashby BART - across from La Pena - 510 540 0751 - thelonghaul.org
Event Date:Sun Nov 29, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2015 9:38PM
Hundreds of Nurses Will Join Million Student March Action at U.C. Berkeley - by via California Nurses Association
Hundreds of nurses from throughout Northern California will join a student rally at U.C. Berkeley today as part of the Million Student March national day of action, the California Nurses Association announced today.
Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2015 10:46AM