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Governor signs Chesbro bill to protect fisheries from ‘frankenfish’ - by Dan Bacher
“As chair of the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture since 2010, every year I have authored an ‘omnibus’ bill to protect California fisheries and enhance commercial and sport fishing in the state,” Assemblymember Wesley Chesbro said. “The idea for this year’s bill – to protect our irreplaceable salmon and steelhead fisheries – came out of the annual Fisheries Forum that the Joint Committee hosted at the Capitol earlier this year."
Posted: Wed Oct 1, 2014 8:44AM
Einstein For Oakland: Formal Mayoral Announcement! - by Mike Wilson
Oakland City Hall 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA
Event Date:Thu Oct 2, 2014 10:00AM
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 5:37PM
Giant tree fruit grower suggests suing Berkeley over resolution supporting Fresno workers - by United Farm Workers
Berkeley, Calif.—One of America’s largest tree fruit growers is suggesting a lawsuit against Berkeley if its city council approves a resolution at tonight’s meeting urging giant Gerawan Farming Inc. to refrain from violating state labor laws and to “immediately implement [a] union contract issued by [a] neutral mediator and the state of California” last year.
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 5:35PM
Santa Cruz City Council: Bike lane, mercury, and water rates - by
Santa Cruz City Hall Church and Center
Event Date:Tue Sep 30, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 2:39PM
Einstein to announce his candidacy for Mayor of Oakland - by Mike Wilson
In pursuit of full and equal democratic participation, Einstein offers a platform intended to inspire Oakland residents excluded or marginalized by the current political process to knock down the walls of power and enforce their rights.
Posted: Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:03AM
Voices and Votes on 2014 Midterm Elections - by
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Bonita (@Cedar) , Berkeley www.bfuu.org
Event Date:Sat Oct 18, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 8:50PM
Internation Child Trafficking Through San Diego Courts: Parents Seek Secret Records - by San Diego Court Watchers
California and especially San Diego has become the forum of choice for foreign child molesters and child sex traffickers. When American parents seek to learn how their children were trafficked, they find the files are suppressed or hidden and required procedures were not followed.
Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 3:23PM
Meet the Resnicks, the Koch Brothers of California Water - by Dan Bacher
While serving on the board of Conservation International, Stewart Resnick become notorious for buying subsidized Delta water and then selling it back to the public for a big profit as Delta fish and Central Valley salmon populations crashed.
Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 10:31AM
SECRET TAPES Reveal Goldman Sachs Corruption & Collusion With Fed Agenda. HUGE BREAKING ST - by Deby Lensti
SECRET TAPES Reveal Goldman Sachs Corruption & Collusion With Fed Agenda. HUGE BREAKING STORY!! SEE MORE AT http://www.thenewsdaily.org/?p=7602
Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014 12:31PM
Global Arms Trade Treaty – a beginners’ guide: 50th ratification update - by Amnesty International
On 2 April 2013, after 20 years of determined lobbying and campaigning by Amnesty International and partner NGOs, the UN General Assembly voted decisively to adopt the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) text. Now the treaty is on the cusp of becoming international law which could change the lives of millions.
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 6:22PM
Statement on Gov. Brown’s Remarks at the UN Climate Summit - by via Californians Against Fracking
Following Gov. Jerry Brown’s remarks at the U.N. Climate Summit, Bill McKibben and Californians Against Fracking, issued statements on California’s climate action. In his remarks today, Gov. Brown noted that carbon emissions are casting a “dark shadow” on the state. While California is making progress in addressing climate change, its efforts are stymied by continued fracking in the state, which only serves to pollute our air, water and communities.
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 5:26PM
U.S Social Forum & People's Movement Assembly on A Vision for a Better World - by San Jose Bay Area Local Organizing Committee
2400 Moorpark Ave., Room 210, San Jose, CA
Event Date:Sun Oct 5, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 4:27PM
Prop 47 Offers Smart Solutions for Real Criminal Justice Reform - by Steve Pleich
Reduction of Low Level Offenses is Sensible Policy
Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 11:24AM
Big Oil Brown greenwashes his legacy at U.N. Climate Summit - by Dan Bacher
Oil Change International, a research, communication, and advocacy organization focused on "exposing the true costs of fossil fuels and facilitating the coming transition towards clean energy" has given Brown a new nickname, "Big Oil Brown," for the large contributions he has received from oil companies and his support of fracking. Photo of Jerry Brown courtesy of Damien Luzzo.
Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:42AM
Oregon Governor - Takes $25,000 in oil lobby cash - Speaks at Climate rally - Sept 2014 - by Joe Rowe
Spend a minute to call the campaign and demand they refund the $25,000 in oil money (503) 389-1129
Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2014 10:36PM
Santa Cruz Sierra Club Group Endorses Leonie Sherman and Bruce Van Allen for City Council - by via Santa Cruz Sierra Club
The Santa Cruz Sierra Club Group is endorsing Leonie Sherman and Bruce Van Allen for Santa Cruz City Council based on their "commitment to the environment" as evidenced by their answers during the candidates forum the group co-sponsored in August, as well as their responses to a questionnaire provided by their political committee.
Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2014 6:03PM
Did Prop. 30 donors know their money would support deadbeat dams? - by Dan Bacher
Carolee Krieger, No on Prop. 1 leader and California Water Impact Network (CWIN) Executive Director, said, “The governor is using a legal loophole to divert donations for public education to back his deadbeat dams, pork programs and subsidies for huge agribusiness.
Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:47PM
9/20/14 Police Shut SF Stockton Tunnel on Pretext of Accident - by SOS
According to KTVU, there was a fatal car crash around 10 a.m. this morning, Saturday, Sept 20, 2014 somewhere near the Stockton Tunnel in San Francisco. By 11:15 a.m., the tunnel was cleared, there was no sign of anything at all, but the heavily used 30 and 45 buses were not allowed to go through the tunnel so the workingclass Chinese immigrants were forced to walk by the hundreds through the tunnel and bicycles were allowed. As of this moment, the Stockton Tunnel IS STILL CLOSED. Diesel b...
Posted: Sat Sep 20, 2014 1:13PM
The Middle East: Current Issues - by Richard Fallenbaum
Community Room, North Branch, Berkeley Public Library 1170 The Alameda at Hopkins, Berkeley
Event Date:Sat Oct 11, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 20, 2014 10:43AM
A Marxist Analysis of the RPA - by Gene Ruyle
Niebyl Proctor Marxist Library
Event Date:Sun Sep 21, 2014 10:30AM
Posted: Sat Sep 20, 2014 8:52AM