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image Wonderful Company citrus workers end 4-day strike after the Resnicks agree to restore pay 480_dw6zqe_vyaalgog.jpg-large_1.jpeg by Dan Bacher
“Farm workers were upset about the pay cut unilaterally imposed by the Wonderful Company farm labor contractor,” said United Farm Workers Secretary-Treasurer Armando Elenes. “Workers asked the United Farm Workers for help and after four days on strike they decided to go back to work after the company agreed to restore their previous higher pay rate. This is another example of how when farm workers organize together to defend themselves, we win.”...
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:33PM
image Bad Day for People's Park — Four Arrested 480_tree-attack-early-morning-in-people___s-park-january-15-2019-768x431.jpg by Victor Noir
The previous disclaimer mentions at least five trees and four arrests. Shugga, Liberty, Aidama, and Cactus have been arrested....
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:52AM
image Why People's Park Should Be Protected From Development 480_arthur_fonseca_psp_1.jpg by Arthur Fonseca
Practical Solutions For A Dysfunctional Situation...
Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:01PM
image Comments on Shasta Dam raise proposal due on Monday, January 14! 480_no_dam_raise_1.jpeg by Dan Bacher
The deadline for email delivery or postmark of comments against the Shasta Dam Raise is TODAY, Monday, January 14, 2019 (email by 11:59 a.m.)...
Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:09AM
image Fall CDFW Fish Survey Finds Zero Delta Smelt 480_delta_smelt__2_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Not only is the Delta smelt on the brink of extinction, but there are several species lined up behind it,” said Bill Jennings, Executive Director of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA). “Governor Brown’s legacy is likely to be several extinctions of fish that flourished in this estuary for millennia.” ...
Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:30PM
image Save Berkeley's Peoples Park 480_imag2587_1.jpg by Victor Noir
Police harassment....
Posted: Tue Jan 8, 2019 4:00PM
image Group submits petitions with 1 million signatures urging Brown to phase out fossil fuels 480_danzante_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
In spite of receiving 1,000,000 signed petitions on November 1 and being confronted with 30,000 people marching in a climate protest in San Francisco in September, Governor Jerry Brown did not change any of his positions on fossil fuel extraction, carbon trading, the Delta Tunnels and other questionable environmental policies....
Posted: Mon Jan 7, 2019 9:41AM
image Department of Pesticide Regulation finds illegal pesticides on our food 480_whatonfood_1.jpg by Sarait Martinez
“DPR’s study indicates that on average, Californians can expect to eat a piece of poison on our plates once a week, due to pesticide residues. That’s an unacceptable gamble, if you’re eating non-organic produce,” said Mark Weller, Co-Director of Californians for Pesticide Reform....
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:02PM
calendar People's Park Candlelight Vigil 480_vigil_dec_29_2_am_1.jpg by People's Park Committee
People's Park Bowditch, Dwight, Haste, and Telegraph Avenues Berkeley, California...
Event Date: Sat Dec 29, 2018 2:00AM
Posted: Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:12PM
image Controversial Delta Tunnels Documents Exposed Day After Governor Says "They'll Be Built" 480_brown_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“They’ll be built in a timely responsible way,” Brown said in reference to both the Delta Tunnels and High Speed Rail projects....
Posted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 11:42PM
image State Water Board Approves Increased Flows for the Lower San Joaquin River 480_save_california_s_salmon_staff_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Members of California Indian Tribes spoke in support of the San Joaquin water flow standard at the hearing. “The destruction of the rivers is genocide on the fish and the genocide on fish is the genocide of the indigenous people of these rivers,” Mahlija Florendo, Yurok/Karuk/Hupa, and organizer for Save California’s Salmon, told the board before the vote. “So I am here today to tell you that these flows are critical to the land, the rivers, the fish and the people. No dams, no diversions,...
Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:20PM
image Green New Deal protest 480_850_1481_1.jpg by Leon Kunstenaar
Green New Deal Demanded at Pelosi's SF office....
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:14PM
text Senate Hears Bill to Shoot or Evict Native Elk From California National Park by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2018 — A Senate subcommittee Wednesday will consider legislation to allow native tule elk to be shot or removed from California’s Point Reyes National Seashore, the only national park where these elk exist....
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:36PM
image State Fair Political Practices Commission Opens Investigation of Greenway Campaign Finance Violations 480_california_fair_political_practices_commission_1.jpg by Coastal Rail & Trail
The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has opened an investigation of Greenway Capitola for finance and disclosure violations in connection with the recent Measure L campaign in the City of Capitola....
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:05PM
video Valentin Lopez Speaks on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (video/mp4 85.4MB) by Santa Cruz News
Valentin Lopez, Chairman of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, spoke at an event in celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, hosted by the United Nations Association: USA Santa Cruz, CA Chapter on December 8 at the Resource Center for Nonviolence....
Posted: Sun Dec 9, 2018 3:00PM
text Judge Orders Kern County to Rescind Approvals for Grapevine Development by Center for Biological Diversity
Court Says Kern County Must Consider Air Pollution, Health Impacts...
Posted: Sun Dec 9, 2018 1:46PM
calendar Pressure Nancy Pelosi to Create a Green New Deal by Melanie
Civic Center San Francisco California 94102...
Event Date: Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:30AM
Posted: Sat Dec 8, 2018 8:51AM
image Brown administration withdraws key document necessary for Delta Tunnels approval karla_nemeth.jpg by Dan Bacher
“This is a great day for the Delta Protection Act,” said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta. “We are thrilled about DWR's withdrawal from the consistency determination process.”...
Posted: Fri Dec 7, 2018 4:30PM
image Governor Jerry Brown backs deal to increase pumping Delta water to Big Ag 480_zinke_and_brown_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
"Brown just capitulated to Trump and his crony, David Bernhardt," said John McManus, President of the Golden Gate Salmon Association (GGSA). "Heck of a way to end eight years as governor."...
Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:26PM
calendar What’s at Stake for Sargent Ranch/Juristac 480_sargent_ranch_-_juristac_1.jpg by Protect Juristac
Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center 17000 Monterey St, Morgan Hill...
Event Date: Tue Dec 4, 2018 6:30PM
Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:01AM