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Summer Digital Media Experienceand Media Partnership with the California State Fair 2013. - by Anecita Agustinez
In partnership with the Youth Broadcast & Media Association (YBAMA) and the California State Fair Youth Task Force, On Native Ground (ONG) announces an exciting Summer Digital Media Experience and Media Partnership with the California State Fair. The media teams will shoot daily content and edit their final video productions at the California State Fair Youth Media Production Studio. On Native Ground (ONG) is gearing up for an exciting summer of capturing the magic of the California Sta...
Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:42PM
San Onofre: Anatomy of a Nuclear Shutdown - by Michael Steinberg
How the recent shudown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant happened, and why.
Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 2:56PM
Kaiser Workers: Strike Now - by Kaiser member
This many decades Kaiser member is so horrified about the last routine checkup trip to Kaiser that it is time for all Kaiser members to demand that Kaiser workers STRIKE NOW and not wait until 2014.
Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 9:58AM
The Desal EIR & Lobbying: Plunging trust in SC City Council? - by Paul Gratz
The overwhelming passage of Measure P last year followed by a standing room only turnout at the City’s May 7 desal EIR “Study Session” sent a well-intentioned message about the people’s mistrust trust of local government which Santa Cruz politicians should heed.
Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:01PM
Local LGBT Podcast Featured in International Live Broadcast Event for Pride Month - by Luke Miller
Local LGBT-produced internet radio show (or “podcast”) The Instant Gratification Podcast has been selected to participate in the 5th anniversary live broadcast of “Pride 48,” a 48-hour broadcast of LGBT-produced and LGBT-friendly podcasts celebrating Pride Month. Starting on the evening of Friday June 14th and running through Sunday June 16th, an assortment of shows will be hosting special live internet broadcasts. Topics of selected shows include comedy, political talk, pop culture, ...
Posted: Fri Jun 7, 2013 12:55PM
Right-wing, Anti-National Park Interests Misled Sonoma City Council Resolution - by EAC of West Marin
The facts don't matter as Drakes Bay Oyster Company seeks to privatize Point Reyes National Seashore.
Posted: Tue Jun 4, 2013 2:14PM
State Worker Inter-Union Organizing Committee declares class struggle against austerity - by Public worker
Public Workers have been under attack by Democrats and Republicans. Our union leaders told us we should share the pain but and while we did the number of billionaires in CA increased from 84-100 in 2 years. We say make the capitalists pay for their austerity. We need class struggle rank and file leadership of our unions and the Inter-Union organizing committee is working toward that end. We will take action on June 5th outside California Department of Public Health at 850 Marina Bay Parkw...
Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2013 7:56PM
Dept of Toxic Substances Control Fact Sheet: LBNL/UC Berkeley VOCs - by Dial B For Bevatron
The Department of Toxic Substances Control quietly released a public notice regarding "relatively high concentrations of Volatile Organic Compounds" (VOCs) from the site of LBNL/UC Berkeley's Building 51, which formerly housed the Bevatron particle accelerator. These VOCs have leeched into the groundwater. At this point, there is no open public meeting on the issue; the DTSC is only taking written public comments. Mail must be postmarked by June 7th, and emails must be sent before 5PM Jun...
Posted: Thu May 30, 2013 2:46PM
Local ACLU Issues Letter of Support for AB 5 The Homeless Bill of Rights - by Steve Pleich
ACLU Urges Restoration of "Quality of Life" Provisions
Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 4:36PM
Three articles critically analyzing SF Bay Area Occupy now at www.infoshop.org - by A. Selkirk
"Revolution is the only form of warfare where a final victory must be preceded by a long series of defeats." Rosa Luxemburg
Posted: Tue May 28, 2013 4:28PM
Health and Safety Gaps in Safe Drinking and Clean Water Acts - by by Patrick Porgans and Lloyd G. Carter
Since 1978 the State has received on average $600 million to $800 million annually for clean water programs that are administered by the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund. EPA officials estimate California needs $39 billion in capital improvements through 2026 for water systems to continue providing safe drinking water to the public. Instead, Gov. Brown is pushing a $14 billion twin tunnel project to ship relatively clean S...
Posted: Thu May 23, 2013 11:20AM
California Trust Act Moves Forward - by Steve Pleich
Trust and Equal Protection Under the Law
Posted: Sun May 19, 2013 2:50PM
Counter-Currents on the Run! - by Circle Ansuz Bay Area Leidang
The Circle Ansuz Bay Area Leidang has been actively pursuing Counter-Currents Publishing for the last several months. We have recently learned they are claiming to have left the Bay Area and have moved to San Diego, CA.
Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 10:28AM
Are any activist events happening on Tuesday, May 14? - by Calendar-Checker
As of right now (Monday night, 11:45 pm), ZERO activist events are listed as happening on Tuesday, May 14!
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 11:44PM
Desal Advocacy and Conflict of Interest - Santa Cruz and Soquel Creek Water District - by Paul Gratz
Last week at the so-called special joint study session, the City of Santa Cruz and Soquel Creek Water District rolled out their advocacy campaign to build political and public acceptance for the desal EIR study and approval of the regional desal plant. All eyes are now on Santa Cruz , which should be considered the litmus test for the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary’s desal future. If the Santa Cruz “expandable” regional desal plant is approved, then desal industry leaders can easily pur...
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 10:02PM
More Links between Drakes Bay Oyster Co., Right-Wing Groups - by EAC of West Mariin
With a hearing scheduled in the 9th Circuit Federal Appeals Court tomorrow, May 14th, the long-scheduled closure of the Drakes Bay Oyster Company has become a cause celebre of well-funded conservative groups, as they seek to overturn the Interior Department’s decision so they can open more of our protected public lands to oil and gas exploration.
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 2:08PM
Sierra Club California Condemns Governor's Delta Policy - by Dan Bacher
Based on recently released chapters of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP), the tunnel proposal “will be disastrous for the environment, the cultural resources and the economy in the Delta,” the letter from Sierra Club California says.
Posted: Tue May 7, 2013 5:58PM
Early Childhood Education will change the school system - by Tania
A new major is being implemented at some college campuses. This may improve the education our children receive during their first academic years, Pre-school.
Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:44AM
Sonoma State: Maintaining Appearances - by Tanya Trimble
Sonoma State University is maintaining its reputation of being the whitest, richest school in California as it cuts funding for key diversity support systems. Survey results suggest that students of color feel just as uncomfortable, in terms of their race on campus, as they did five years ago.
Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:41PM
Brown Cancelling Cost Benefit Analysis of Peripheral Tunnels Water gRAB? - by Sludge
Jerry the Brown is selling out all of California
Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2013 6:34PM