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imageRally at State of the State calls on Newsom to phase out oil production
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by Dan Bacher
“Today’s State of the State address is an opportunity to make clear that the Newsom Administration will not wrap itself around fossil fuel polluting billionaires — representing an industry that profits from human suffering and ecological destruction,” said Matt Nelson, Executive Director of the nation’s largest online Latinx organizing group, Presente.org....
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 2:43PM
imageAttorney General Becerrra and Governor Newsom file lawsuit against Trump water plan
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by Dan Bacher
“As we face the unprecedented threat of a climate emergency, now is the time to strengthen our planet’s biodiversity, not destroy it,” said Attorney General Becerra. “California won’t silently spectate as the Trump Administration adopts scientifically-challenged biological opinions that push species to extinction and harm our natural resources and waterways....
Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:36AM
imageCongress Introduces Bill to Save Monarch Butterflies in West
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Western Population Has Declined by 99%, Extinction Looming...
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:32AM
imageGovernor Newsom, AG Becerra say they will sue over Trump water plan
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by Dan Bacher
Recreational and commercial salmon fishermen responded positively to Newsom’s announcement of a lawsuit against the Trump administration, but John McManus, President of the Golden State Salmon Association (GSSA), cautioned that “a measure of Governor Newsom’s sincerity will be if he orders his Department of Water Resources to pull their Trump-like water pumping plan back and rework so it’s protective of the environment."...
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:03AM
calendarOur Communities and Climate Change
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by Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Oakland Asian Cultural Center 388 9th St. #290 Oakland, CA 94607...
Event Date: Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2020 5:28PM
imageGovernor Newsom's 2019 Oil Permits Rival Brown's 2018 Numbers
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by Dan Bacher
It is no surprise that the 4,545 oil and gas well permits were issued in a year where oil industry organizations again dominated lobbying spending in California. Photo: Nalleli Cobo, who fought to shut down an oil well near her house and just two blocks from her school, speaks at a press conference at the State Capitol in 2018. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:48AM
imageTrump will visit San Joaquin Valley to sign salmon-killing water plan
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by Dan Bacher
“While Trump is in California talking about plans to destroy our rivers and salmon runs, Gavin Newsom’s Resource Secretary Wade Crowfoot will be in Sacramento discussing water issues and cutting ‘green tape," said Regina Chichizola, co-director of Save California Salmon. “Gavin Newsom has only not come through on his promise to fight Trump on water, he is actively negotiating with him, and has started prioritizing new dams and diversions above restoration.”...
Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:54PM
imageNo Quarry on Mutsun Sacred Grounds 2-11-2020
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by AutumnSun
I am proud to say that last Tuesday the Santa Cruz City Council voted unanimously in favor of the resolution in support of protecting Juristac in Morgan Hill Ca. located in Santa Clara County....
Posted: Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:38PM
imageSanta Cruz City Council Introduces Resolution to Support Amah Mutsun Tribe in Protecting Juristac
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by Santa Cruz News
A resolution "recognizing and supporting" the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band in protecting the sacred lands of Juristac from "developments by public or private entities" has been placed on the consent agenda for consideration by the Santa Cruz City Council at their next meeting on Tuesday, February 11. The resolution also instructs the Mayor to send a letter to Santa Clara County. Juristac, which is located in the Sargent Hills area of the Santa Cruz Mountains, is facing the threat of major developm...
Posted: Fri Feb 7, 2020 11:32AM
imageWestern States Petroleum Association Tops CA Lobbying Expenses with $8.8 Million in 2019
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by Dan Bacher
The Western States Petroleum Association and Chevron together spent a total of $14.7 million on lobbying in California in 2019....
Posted: Fri Feb 7, 2020 10:40AM
imageTreks in Prehistoric and Paleolithic California Indian Country
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by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
Treks with Videographer Alex Kerekes in Prehistoric and Paleolithic California Indian Country'...
Posted: Thu Feb 6, 2020 8:03PM
imageSF Teacher & Residents Speak Out On Superfund SF Treasure Island, TIDA & Charter Schools
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by Labor Video Project
At San Francisco City Hall, a Teacher & Residents discuss the Superfund SF Treasure Island site, TIDA. Charter Schools & the systemic corruption in San Francisco....
Posted: Thu Feb 6, 2020 10:58AM
imageClimate Groups Target JPMorgan Chase ”Money Pipeline”
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Extinction Rebellion SF Bay Area and climate activists in SF financial district demonstration...
Posted: Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:56PM
imageBill to develop health and safety setbacks around oil and gas wells passes CA Assembly
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by Dan Bacher
If the bill makes it through the Legislature and is signed by Governor Gavin Newsom, it would finally put health and safety setbacks in place around oil and gas wells for the first time in California history....
Posted: Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:25PM
calendarStop The Money Pipeline!
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by XRSFBAY / Bay Area Climate Coalition
Meet at north corner of Market and Montgomery Streets, by Post....
Event Date: Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:28AM
imageClimate Strike: SF Bay Area Youth Strike in Oakland
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Young people show the way to avoid the apocalypse...
Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:58PM
imageSF Treasure Island Conservation Corps Nightmare, Cover-up & Environmental Racism
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by Labor Video Project
Workers at the California Conservation Corps Treasure Island training center talk about their contamination from radiation. Other residents of Treasure Island and Hunters Point connect their...
Posted: Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:48AM
documentLawsuit Challenges Trump Plan to Frack, Drill 1 Million Acres of California Public Lands, Minerals
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by Center for Biological Diversity
LOS ANGELES, January 14, 2020 — Conservation groups sued the Trump administration today challenging the last step in the administration’s plan to allow oil drilling and fracking on more than 1 million acres of public lands and minerals in Central California....
Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:20PM
imageNewsom Administration Officially Begins Delta Tunnel Planning with 'Notice of Preparation'
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by Dan Bacher
“Newsom's water portfolio was announced only a week ago and already he is racing to build the one tunnel project,” said Regina Chichizola, co-director of Save California Salmon.  “His stated commitment to building the proposed Sites Reservoir and water diversions, and a new massive tunnel are a slap in the face to the North state and salmon dependent people.”...
Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:47PM
calendarAPTP to Lead 6th Annual March/Rally to Reclaim MLK (plus weekend events)
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by Anti Police-Terror Project
Oscar Grant Plaza 14th Street and Broadway Oakland...
Event Date: Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:35PM