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imagePups Confirmed in Two California Wolf Packs
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, August 3, 2022 — Two of California’s three existing wolf families, the Lassen pack and the Whaleback pack, have again produced pups this year, according to a quarterly report published late Tuesday by the California Department of Fish and Game....
Posted: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 9:09am PDT
documentLegal Agreements Block Drilling, Fracking Across 1 Million Acres in Central California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., August 1, 2022 — Community and conservation groups and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management reached an agreement today to suspend new oil and gas leasing across more than 1 million acres of public lands in California’s Central Valley and Central Coast....
Posted: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 9:02am PDT
imageEviromental Protest at Chevron Refinery Remembers 2012 Fire
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Activists arrive by land and sea...
Posted: Sun, Aug 7, 2022 10:49am PDT
imageProtesters Face Off with Cops at People's Park
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by Best Shots
Photos by @calvinstewartphoto on IG. Do not reprint without permission....
Posted: Sat, Aug 6, 2022 5:21pm PDT
textResponse to Berkeleyside's People's Park Coverage by Aidan Hill
Peoples Park community is not anti-development; we are fighting climate change and do not support the redlining of our Southside district. UC Berkeley can build on sites that are not historically significant. We are anti-fascists centering on urban ecology, consensus decision-making, and rematriation of this land back to the Ohlone people....
Posted: Sat, Aug 6, 2022 3:15pm PDT
textBerkeley Police and demonstrators clash over development of People's Park by Aeon Photo Co.
July 29 an Alameda County Superior Court decided it was not a violation of the California Environmental Quality Act for a $312 million dollar development to take shape on the location of Berkeley's largest and longest bohemian hubs: the People's Park....
Posted: Sat, Aug 6, 2022 11:47am PDT
textPeople's Park — Its Place in the History of Land Art by Bit of an artist myself
Much has been said about the political history of People's Park. People's Park is also an important piece of Land Art. Art historians and artists should speak up to preserve it. The destruction of the park by the University of California has temporarily been stopped by activists; however many trees were cut down. Legal advocates have requested a hearing, which a judge has granted. All demolition and pre-development work is legally halted until the October court hearing....
Posted: Fri, Aug 5, 2022 5:01pm PDT
textPeople's Park: Berkeley City Council to Vote on "Tear Gas" Authorization Tonight by Situational Awareness
A special meeting of the Berkeley City Council is scheduled for TONIGHT, Thursday August 4 @ 8:15PM. The topic is to suspend the city's policy banning the use of chemical weapons. This proposed change of policy is in response to the People's Park protest. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89083608532 More info at: berkeleyca.gov...
Posted: Thu, Aug 4, 2022 9:42am PDT
calendarPeople's Park construction underway: Rally and march starting at 5 pm at Sproul Plaza!
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by Outraged
Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley...
Event Date: Wed, Aug 3, 2022 5:00pm PDT
Posted: Wed, Aug 3, 2022 12:54pm PDT
calendarEnd Climate Chaos: 10th Anniversary of Richmond Explosion
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by Richmond Our Power Coalition
March, starting at Richmond BART...
Event Date: Sat, Aug 6, 2022 9:30am PDT
Posted: Tue, Aug 2, 2022 11:32pm PDT
audioDeFencePhest (audio/mpeg 72.7MB) by Mouse
1st draft of the People's Park soundtrack from last weekend's De-Fence Phest...
Posted: Tue, Aug 2, 2022 1:38pm PDT
calendarDe-Fence Phest
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by De-Fence Phest
People's Park Berkeley...
Event Date: Fri, Jul 29, 2022 2:00pm PDT
Posted: Thu, Jul 28, 2022 7:50pm PDT
textWill The Diablo Canyon Nuke Plant Ever Shut Down? by Michael Strinberg
The powers that be are trying to keep the troublesome Diablo Canyon nuclear plant on CA's central coast open longer than planned....
Posted: Mon, Jul 25, 2022 4:32pm PDT
textReport: 2,000 acres in Klamath National Forest are on the chopping block by Environment California
New report identifies ‘climate forests’ at risk...
Posted: Tue, Jul 12, 2022 10:36am PDT
imageUber’s efforts to become a parasite of the San Francisco taxi industry
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by repost
Uber’s efforts to become a parasite of the San Francisco taxi industry-On The 7/7/22 San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Citizens Advisory Council agenda...
Posted: Mon, Jul 4, 2022 7:44pm PDT
textOn People's Park, Democracy, and Politics by Memory
Berkeley city council-member Rigel Robinson released a recent article championing the UC's proposed redevelopment project on People's Park. This article was accompanied with a statement from council-member Lori Droste's legislative assistant. The statement compared People's Park activists to the January 6th insurrectionists....
Posted: Sat, Jun 25, 2022 5:46pm PDT
imageOil industry stops bill banning oil drilling in CA waters from moving forward
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by Dan Bacher
California oil and gas regulators have approved 150 offshore drilling permits in state waters since January 1, 2019. Of those permits, five were for new wells and the rest were for reworking existing wells, according to an analysis of permits approved through October 1, 2021 and posted at www.NewsomWellWatch.org by Consumer Watchdog and FracTracker Alliance....
Posted: Sun, Jun 12, 2022 12:29pm PDT
image58 California legislators have taken over $10,000 in 'dirty donation's
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by Dan Bacher
A May 2022 update to its Tracking the Dirty Dollars Project by Sierra Club California provides some clarity why California’s environmental policies don't live up to the “green” words of the state’s politicians. This update reveals that only 15 legislators have not received campaign contributions from polluters and their allies since January 1, 2021....
Posted: Sun, Jun 12, 2022 12:13pm PDT
imageStop Poisoning & Killing Us For Profits! Hunters Point Community Residents Speak Out
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by Labor Video Project
A rally and speak-out was held to support a San Francisco Grand Jury report that said rising bay waters would expose the toxins and radioactive material at Hunters Point to residents and the community. It also attacked the failure of City, State and Federal agencies to do proper oversight of the Lennar condo development and protect the residents. Hunters Point residents and advocates spoke out. Many said this deadly situation was continuing because of profiteering by developers, government ag...
Posted: Sun, Jun 5, 2022 10:03am PDT
document9th Circuit Affirms Moratorium on Offshore Fracking Off California, Orders More Review
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by Center for Biological Diversity
LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2022 — A federal appeals court today affirmed a lower court decision that prohibits offshore fracking in federal waters off the California coast....
Posted: Fri, Jun 3, 2022 5:54pm PDT