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image Court Victory: 10-Year California Water Transfer Program Failed Analysis & Disclosure 480_watertransferbuyersaridsjvgraphic_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
AquAlliance Executive Director Barbara Vlamis said the significance of the decision extends well beyond the water transfers to current litigation in the courts challenging Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels project. “Some of the same issues raised by Aqualliance regarding the twin tunnels, such as the impacts to ground water, land subsidence and climate, were brought up in this case and the court ruled favorably,” she said....
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:09PM
image Capitola Renters Face Mass Eviction After Morgan Hill House Flipper Buys Their Buildings 480_mariakitchen_1.jpg by William Machtes
Renters in 8 apartments at 2651 and 2661 Fresno Street face eviction in April after their buildings were bought by a Morgan Hill based house flipper. Tenants are looking desperately for new homes after ten to forty years spent in these apartments. Housing prices have skyrocketed since they moved in and some are searching as far away as Washington State....
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:42PM
image Santa Cruz Benchlands Hooverville to be Permanently Closed Feb 28 480_benchlands_permanent_closure_1.jpg by Free Speech Matters
The Santa Cruz Parks Department announced that the homeless camp, AKA Hooverville, in the San Lorenzo Park will be permanently closed on 28Feb2018....
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:02AM
image No Platform for Border Patrol 480_pancho-east-bay_1.jpg by Chinga la Migra
Francisco Cantú will be at Green Apple Books on 9th Ave on Monday at 7:30pm and at East Bay Booksellers in Oakland on Tuesday at 7pm....
Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:42PM
image Buffalo Soldiers Honored at American Heritage Day at Mount Vernon Memorial Park. 480_27336505_10204322104288440_3982708833900658456_n_1.jpg by 10th Cavalry, Co. G of Northern California
We are the 10th Cavalry, Company G of Northern California a Buffalo Soldier a living history group. Established in Sacramento in 1992. We re-create a Buffalo Soldier Company during the Indian Wars Period the years from 1866 to 1891. The year our unit concentrates on is 1874. Buffalo Soldiers were members of the US Army and wore the same uniforms as the rest of the U.S. Army. They were initially given left over uniforms and equipment from the Civil War. That was the regulation uniform when t...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:28PM
image RNs to Rally Across California Feb. 22 in Protest Over Supreme Court Case Seen as Threat to Patient Care 480_nurses_rally_we_are_here_for_our_patients_1.jpg by California Nurses Association
Corporate Attack on Workers, Union Rights to be Heard...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:21PM
image Urgent! The Beach Flats Garden Needs Your Help 480_beach_flats_community_garden_1.jpg by Save the Beach Flats Community Garden
Dear Beach Flats Garden supporter: The City Parks Department needs to hear from you regarding the Parks Master Plan. Public comment is due by February 20. Send comments to: ndowning@cityofsantacruz.com...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:56PM
image Another Mountain Lion Killed on 17 480_lion-ear-notch-laurel_curve_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Land Trust of Santa Cruz County
We heard this week that another mountain lion was hit and killed on Highway 17, near Vine Hill Road, two miles from where the wildlife crossing will be built. A three year-old male....
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:33PM
image Farm to Fork Friday, Presentation, Conversation and Reception 480_wild_yam1_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Well over 500,000 people of Pan African Ancestry live 90 miles from the "Farm to Fork Capital of America." The Marvel Movie, Black Panther has ancient/future roots in distant lands and the heart of the California Gold Rush. Our Farm to Fork Friday, will share successful methods toward expanding inclusion throughout local and global food systems utilizing Pan African herbs. #WakandaForever...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:20PM
calendar Women's Strike Rally: International Women's Day of Action in Oakland 480_womens-strike-rally_1.jpg by International Women's Strike Bay Area & BARJ
Oscar Grant Plaza, 14th Street and Broadway, Oakland, California 94612...
Event Date: Thu Mar 8, 2018 4:30PM
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:48AM
image Black Solidarity Week in Oakland: February 17-24 480_black_unity_hands_in_the_air.jpg by Community Ready Corps
Community READY Corps, an Oakland-based organization dedicated to the upliftment and empowerment of Black people, has called for a week of solidarity in the Black community in the City of Oakland from February 17 - 24, 2018....
Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:39PM
text Oakland activists are collecting signatures to repeal Costa-Hawkins Act by Lynda Carson
Oakland housing activists supporting a statewide ballot initiative to repeal the draconian Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act are collecting signatures to qualify the repeal measure for the November 2018 ballot, and will be having a community kick-off event & signature gathering, followed by lunch on Saturday, February 17th, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM....
Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:07PM
image Keep New Leaf Market Organic! 480_cheerios_1.jpg by Keep New Leaf Organic!
Community members in Santa Cruz have created a petition calling on New Leaf Market to remain a health food store, and stop experimenting on their customers by selling conventional food. Sign the petition to keep New Leaf Market organic: https://www.change.org/p/new-seasons-ceo-wendy-collie-keep-new-leaf-organic...
Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:29AM
image Right-Wing Zionist Group Calls on Berkeley to Investigate City Council Member Over Support for Palestinian Rights berkeley_council_member_cheryl_davila.jpg by Palestine Legal
February 15, 2018 - The right-wing Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has demanded that the City of Berkeley, California investigate City Council Member Cheryl Davila, arguing erroneously that Davila violated the law by supporting boycotts for Palestinian rights....
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:47PM
image Israeli Official Distorts CA Law To Stop Sister City Proposal 480_friends_of_wadi_foquin.jpg by Palestine Legal
February 12, 2018 - The Israeli deputy consul general erroneously told the City of Alameda, California that establishing a sister city relationship with a Palestinian village would run afoul of state law. This is the latest effort by the Israeli state and its proxy organizations in the U.S. to distort local civil rights laws to chill advocacy on behalf of Palestinians....
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:21PM
text National Alliance of HUD Tenants oppose Trump’s proposed budget cuts by Lynda Carson
In response to the proposed budget cuts to HUD, elected leaders of the National Alliance of HUD Tenants (NAHT) demanded immediate rejection by Congress of President Donald Trump’s 2019 budget request, which was released on February 12!...
Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:55PM
image Western States Petroleum Association & members have dumped $170 million into CA campaigns 480_dwb8mqjwkaaxf84_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Chevron tops the list of political donors from WSPA’s membership, contributing $89 million overall since 2001, the first year in which online data is available,” Maplight reported. “Aera Energy has contributed the second most at roughly $40 million, and Valero is third at $13 million....
Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:19PM
text The First California Congressperson to Cosponsor Trump Impeachment Resolutiion by John Ota
On February 2, 2018, Barbara Lee became the first California member of Congress to cosponsor House Resolution 621, which calls for the impeachment of President Trump....
Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:40AM
text Police Put Hood Over Homeless Person’s Head to Stop Free Speech by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
At 2 p.m. on February 10, 2018 at Washington Square Park in San Francisco’s North Beach, 4 Democratic Party police, each paid $100,000 a year and up plus benefits, all heavily armed and very muscular, arrested a homeless white man and put a hood over his head after he had been exercising his free speech rights to say whatever came to his mind, as he sat among a group of apparently homeless people. He was not harming anyone but someone called the police. This horror show will produce no posit...
Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:41PM
text Berkeley lied, the homeless paid by Mike Zint
A recent fire, a city employee lie, the press, and the result. The homeless get blamed for everything, just because they are homeless....
Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:01AM