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image Voters Strongly Support Public Access to Police Misconduct Reports, Body Cam Footage 120_police_body_camera.jpg original image ( 255x205) - by ACLU of Northern California
Likely voters in California overwhelmingly support allowing public access to investigation reports in all cases where a police officer is accused of misconduct, a statewide poll released today has found.
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 5:30PM
text State maintains loophole for cancer-causing pesticides - by via Californians for Pesticide Reform
Sacramento, CA, August 24, 2015 - Late Friday, state officials responded — and again signaled delay — on implementing restrictions for the use of the cancer-causing pesticide Telone. This comes on the heals of repeated requests to end the practice of “banking” allowances for hazardous pesticide use from year-to-year. And across the state, children are returning to school, some of them in very close proximity to fields where heavy amounts of the Telone are used.
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 3:02PM
calendar Accidents - by Suzi Kalmus
Exit Theatre 156 Eddy St., San Francisco, CA
Event Date:Sat Sep 12, 2015 5:30PM
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:13PM
document Judge denies Westlands' request to block higher Trinity River flows judge_o_neill_s_aug._26_decision.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Dan Bacher
"The potential harm to the Plaintiffs from the potential, but far from certain, loss of added water supply in 2015 or 2016 does not outweigh the potentially catastrophic damage that 'more likely than not' will occur to this year’s salmon runs in the absence of the 2015 FARs," ruled Judge O'Neill.
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 5:53PM
calendar Campaign 2016 with Stewart Alexander: Decision Time for Left - by Stewart Alexander
Alan Maki, political analyst and social activist, will be our guest to discuss how the political map is shaping up for the left for campaign 2016. Decision time is upon the left; what will the left do? What needs to be done? What can the left do?
Event Date:Wed Aug 26, 2015 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 7:46AM
text Local ACLU Issues Statement of Support for the Freedom Sleepers - by ACLU Santa Cruz County
ACLU Believes Freedom Sleepers Working to Address Criminalization of Homelessness
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 10:39AM
image California Democratic Party Passes Resolution To Protect Los Padres National Forest 120_sespe_wilderness.jpg original image ( 800x600) - by Save the Sespe
At the California Democratic Party’s Executive Board Meeting this month, state party officials voted to adopt an official resolution protecting the Los Padres National Forest from the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing.
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 12:02AM
image The Darrel Stanley Quartet features one of R&B's and Funk's Legendary Guitarists 120_photo__31_.jpg original image ( 1536x2048) - by Nicky Baxter (reprint)
Darrel Stanley is back...
Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 12:49PM
image Protesters slam LA funding of Delta tunnels for Big Ag tycoons 120_11049609_740496382745205_9054080734318720544_n_1_1.jpg original image ( 960x720) - by Dan Bacher
"Resnick, a billionaire agriculture tycoon who controls vast amounts of California water, is pushing the controversial tunnels in an attempt to secure more water for Central Valley corporate agriculture interests and dupe Californians into paying for massive tunnels that won’t secure new water for Angelenos," said Brenna Norton of Food and Water Watch, who spoke at the protest. "Food & Water Watch estimates the average household could be charged as much as $5000 to pay for the project." ...
Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:15AM
image AIM Opposes Canonization for Junipero Serra, the Father of California’s Mission System 120_junipero_serra_american_indian_movement_aim.jpg original image ( 739x960) - by via American Indian Movement (AIM)
The American Indian Movement (AIM) Grand Governing Council statement opposing the canonization of Junipero Serra, the father of California's mission system.
Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 3:27PM
text Endangered Species Act Recovery Plan Set for Two Unique Bay Area Plants - by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced recovery plans (see PDF) today for the pallid manzanita, a fire-adapted shrub with only two naturally occurring populations remaining in the world — in Alameda and Contra Costa counties — and Baker’s larkspur, an attractive purple wildflower with only one small remaining population, in western Marin County.
Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 2:57PM
document Diversity Statement doc1__11__1.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Bikash Poudel
Today’s modern teaching era, so many challenges and web of teaching methodologies has been encountered. None of the single methodologies can be best, so forth hybrid and versatile way of teaching is really demanded. Factors of diversity such as socioeconomic, Disability need, Gender need, diverse academic need, Sexual Orientation, Ethnicity and, cultural need possess challenges and issues for teaching. So, to encounter these all factors of challenges to the diversity; following strategies t...
Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 1:43AM
calendar STOP KILLING KURDS 120_ypj.jpg original image ( 552x367) - by Bay Area Light Brigade
South end of Lake Merritt, across from old convention center, on the pedestrian footbridge below the blvd.
Event Date:Sun Aug 23, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 12:09AM
text In Support of Black Solidarity with Palestine - by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
It is certainly a milestone in opposing the 67 year occupation of Palestine by the American military base called Israel that we now have African-American solidarity with Palestine in the form of a statement signed by over 1,000 African-Americans and Africans in other countries found at http://www.blackforpalestine.com/read-the-statement.html
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 7:15PM
image Big Oil spent $6.2 million lobbying CA officials in year's first six months 120_big_oil_disguise.jpg original image ( 480x480) - by Dan Bacher
In California environmental politics now, there is no bigger issue than than the capture of the regulatory apparatus by the regulated, including Big Oil, agribusiness, developers, the timber industry and other corporate interests. This is why fishermen, Tribal leaders, family farmers, environmentalists and grassroots Californians must relentlessly expose and fight this regulatory capture in order to restore our rivers, oceans, fisheries and the public trust - and support state and national ca...
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 6:13PM
image Clean Energy California Targets Assemblymember Baker in SB350 Social Media Campaign 120_cleaner_ca_baker_ad_-_twitter.jpg original image ( 590x295) - by Steven Maviglio
Ads Mock Oil Industry Effort, Will Target Key Legislators
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:06AM
image Documents reveal state plans for seizure of Delta farms to build tunnels 120_sacramento_river_clarksburg___1_1.jpg original image ( 525x350) - by Dan Bacher
“The most disturbing aspect of the documents are that the Brown Administration and water exporters don’t trust Californians,” said Conner Everts with the Southern California Watershed Alliance. “Why do they feel the need to “fool” Californians? To advance their deeply flawed multi-billion-dollar tunneling experimental export plan.” Photo of the Sacramento River near Clarksburg by Dan Bacher.
Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2015 8:30AM
calendar Redbird's 20th Blanket, Toy and School Supplies Drive and Mini Powwow 120_toy_drive_round_dance_85955.jpg original image ( 512x384) - by Corina Roberts
Simi Valley Town Center Mall, Community Room 1555 Simi Valley Town Center Drive, Simi Valley, CA 93065 In the center of the mall, in the Community Room (upstairs from the main parking lot, with street access including public transportation behind the center)
Event Date:Sat Dec 5, 2015 11:00AM
Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2015 7:06PM
image Restore the Delta sends public comments video to Obama and Jewell 120_jerry_brown_1.jpg original image ( 599x337) - by Dan Bacher
"Outside the sham public hearing a video crew recorded comment directly from the 300 people who came to express their concerns," according to Restore the Delta. "Their concern centered on the proposed 40-foot tunnels to be dug beneath the Delta that will suck freshwater from the Sacramento River that every farmer, resident, and vanishing species in the San Francisco Bay-Delta estuary needs for survival."
Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:47AM
text Dead Man Endorses SaveKPFA - by Daniel Borgström
It’s election time at KPFA. Candidates for KPFA’s board are seeking endorsements, and even the dead are being called up.
Posted: Sat Aug 15, 2015 2:49PM

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