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California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) threatened in San Francisco (audio/mpeg 1.4MB) - by KPFA Evening News, 05.18.2013
California's most important environmental law, the California Environmental Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), is under attack, and activists are trying to make sure the act will still hold sway in San Francisco. CEQA requires corporations and landholders to provide public information about potential environmental impacts of their projects in advance. A statewide coalition recently blocked attempts to weaken CEQA at the state level, but now San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has proposed ...
Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 5:27PM
Chokwe Lumumba's close race in Mississippi: Colorlines Editor Bob Wing on why it matters (audio/mpeg 2.7MB) - by KPFA Evening News, Ann Garrison, 05.18.2013
The Jackson, Mississippi press is reporting "crunch time" in a close mayor's race. Jackson’s population is majority Black and Democratic, so Tuesday’s Democratic primary run-off, between Black Democrat Chokwe Lumumba and Black Democrat Jonathan Lee, will effectively determine who the city’s next mayor will be. The Jackson Free Press reports, however, that donors to the Jonathan Lee campaign have also given $1.2 million to federal Republican campaigns since 2008. Second District Mississi...
Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 7:03AM
Abraham Mertens et al. v. Ross Mirkarimi et al.: Case Dismissed (audio/mpeg 778.5 KB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison, 03.16.2013
Abraham Mertens et al. v. Ross Mirkarimi et al. was dismissed in San Francisco Superior Court on Friday, March 15th. The Mertens lawsuit accused San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and his wife Eliana Lopez of defaming their neighbors Abraham Mertens and Ivory Madison, during the 9-month legal proceeding that ended in Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's reinstatement as San Francisco's elected Sheriff.
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:43PM
Sylvia McAdam Audio
(Attachment On: Many California Tribes and Nations Represented at Capitol for Statewide Idle No More Rally) (audio/mpeg 4.4MB) - by Alex Darocy
Sylvia McAdam addresses the group at the Sacramento rally over the telephone from London.
Posted: Wed Feb 6, 2013 9:17PM
Aaron Peskin says that Board President Avalos or Campos would be best for San Francisco (audio/mpeg 1.8MB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison
The new San Francisco City and County Board of Supervisors will meet for the first time on Tuesday,01.08.2013, with two newly elected members, four re-elected members, and five members whose terms are ongoing. After a swearing in ceremony, the full Board will elect its President for the next two years. The President is the most powerful member of the Board and one of the most powerful officials in San Francisco. Former Board President Aaron Peskin spoke to KPFA about how the President wields ...
Posted: Mon Jan 7, 2013 2:40PM
Holiday cheer for families of those behind bars (audio/mpeg 1.1MB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison
The San Francisco Sheriff's Department expanded this year's annual gift drive for children under care at Children's Hospital to include families affected by incarceration. The drive will continue till New Year's. To participate, call Mahnani Clay at 510-972-3878.
Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2012 10:53AM
Fukushima re-starts nuclear program in face of health problems and citizen protests (audio/mpeg 36.9MB) - by Rubble
Hear audio from a protest several weeks ago in front of the Japanese consulate on Market Street. Two bilingual Japanese visitors speak through a megaphone on the state of affairs in Japan. Labor activist Steve Zeltzer, back from a fact-fining trip to Japan, speaks on the problems he learned of. Protests are being held weekly at the consulate. A protest was held at Union Square in front of droves of tourists on “Black Friday”.
Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:13PM
Many San Francisco inmates will vote for the first time on Tuesday (audio/mpeg 1.9MB) - by Ann Garrison
While the NY Times reports that 5.85 million ex-offenders will be denied the right to vote tomorrow, despite having served their time, San Francisco County jails are a bright spot, with the highest inmate voter registration and voting rates in the State of California. Many San Francisco inmates have been asked to register for the first time in San Francisco county jails. Audio: 2 minutes, 6 seconds.
Posted: Mon Nov 5, 2012 11:42AM
Candidate statements and Q & A period
(Attachment On: Santa Cruz City Council Candidate Forum on Water Issues) (audio/mpeg 78.9MB) - by Alex Darocy
43:27 -- Rick Longinotti adds a point of clarification to what Richelle Noroyan has just said 44:37 -- Richelle Noroyan says, "I feel like you are debating me right now" 45:00 -- Richelle Noroyan leaves the forum
Posted: Thu Nov 1, 2012 1:25AM
Rick Longinotti's presentation
(Attachment On: Santa Cruz City Council Candidate Forum on Water Issues) (audio/mpeg 30.7MB) - by Alex Darocy
Posted: Thu Nov 1, 2012 1:25AM
Oakland Rising Action Interview on Setting the Standard (audio/x-wav 150.9MB) - by paz
Oakland Rising Action Interview on Setting the Standard, talking about what they do in Oakland
Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:09PM
Democrazy Now! Comics Dhaya Lakshminaryanan and Karinda Dobbins on Women's Magazine (audio/mpeg 18.2MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
Comics Dhaya Lakshminarayan and Karinda Dobbins speak with KPFA Women's Magazine's Kate Raphael about their upcoming pre-election show. These women are hilarious! Audio 19:50
Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 5:16PM
Freedom of Choice (audio/mpeg 2.4MB) - by Dialeclectics
A timeless topical tune from 1992 for the 2012 election
Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:45AM
(Attachment On: Desal Task Force: Current Cost Estimate for Proposed Plant in Santa Cruz is '$114 Million') (audio/mpeg 32.3MB) - by Alex Darocy
This audio clip begins shortly before the start of the discussion of the cost estimate, and also includes discussion of the EIR review process.
Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:29AM
Agnos calls San Francisco tense and toxic, receives hate messages re Mirkarimi (audio/mpeg 3.7MB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison
KPFA Evening News, 10.13.2012: Former San Francisco Mayor Art Agnos on Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's reinstatement and the vitriolic attacks that continue even though the process has been completed, the decision made.
Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:58PM
Ross's due process? San Francisco Board readies for vote on Sheriff Mirkarimi (audio/x-wav 10.5MB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison, 10.06.2012
On Tuesday, 10.09.2012, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote on whether to overturn the popular election of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi. What is due process, also known as fairness, in this case? KPFA spoke to Mirkarimi attorney David Waggoner.
Posted: Sun Oct 7, 2012 11:57AM
Mirkarimi attorneys ask San Francisco Supervisors to swear they haven't spoken to Lee (audio/mpeg 1.4MB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will review the findings of the San Francisco Ethics Commission in the case of suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi on October 9th. This week Mirkarimi’s attorneys submitted a legal brief to the Board, in which they requested that each of the 11 Supervisors either sign a sworn statement that they have not discussed the case with Mayor Ed Lee, or recuse themselves from voting to reinstate or remove him. Mirkarimi's attorneys also filed the sworn statemen...
Posted: Thu Oct 4, 2012 12:16PM
Diablo Canyon Interview
(Attachment On: Nuclear Power Protests Take to the Water) (audio/mpeg 15.1MB) - by Tara Dorabji
Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 6:40PM
Green Party's Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala on Pacifica at the DNC (audio/mpeg 4.7MB) - by Pacific DNC Coverage
Davey D. Cook and Margaret Prescod, Pacifica Democratic National Convention anchors, spoke to Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and vice presidential candidate Cheri Honkala on the final day of the convention, 09.06.2012, several hours before Barack Obama gave his nomination acceptance speech.
Posted: Sat Sep 8, 2012 12:22AM
Informe sobre lo que esta pasando en Mexico (audio/x-wav 248.2MB) - by paz
Informe sobre lo que esta pasando en Mexico, con una comapnera de radio zapatista. Habalndo de le movimiento de las marchas de resistencia, y liberacion nacional.
Posted: Mon Sep 3, 2012 5:58AM