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imageNative American and Salmon Activists asks Governor, AG to Stand Against Trump Water Plan
by Save California Salmon
Today the Trump administration released the new Biological Opinion for Long Term Operations for the Central Valley Water Project. This opinion is related to a new operation plan from the Bureau of Reclamation that prioritizes water deliveries to large Central Valley farms and maximizes power generation from the state’s dams at the expense of water quality and salmon. The Opinion replaces an earlier suppressed Biological Opinion that jeopardizes every Endangered Species Act listed fish within ...
Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:04PM
imageNazi metal fest happening this weekend (Oct 18-20) in Oakland!
by Shut Down Nazi Metal
ALERT: Oakland venues Elbo Room and Oakland Metro are hosting a black metal festival with neo-Nazi ties called Never Surrender this weekend Oct 18 - 20. Never Surrender (formerly called Nuclear War Now Fest) is organized by labels known for distributing Nazi metal: Iron Bonehead Productions and Nuclear War Now! Productions. The lineup for Never Surrender includes bands known to have Nazi associations such as Black Witchery, Bone Awl, Volahn, and Blue Hummingbird On The Left. More info: https...
Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:27AM
imageAmah Mutsun Land Trust Awarded State Funding for Stewardship of Quiroste Valley Cultural Preserve
by Amah Mutsun Land Trust (AMLT)
Santa Cruz, California, October 9, 2019 – The California Natural Resources Agency announced last week that Amah Mutsun Land Trust (AMLT) has been selected to receive $400k to carry out indigenous-based conservation and restoration work at Quiroste Valley Cultural Preserve (QVCP) in Año Nuevo State Park. The award was made through the competitive statewide Cultural, Community, and Natural Resources Grant Program, funded by Prop 68....
Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:56PM
imagePetition Calls for Censure of Santa Cruz City Councilmember Donna Meyers
by Santa Cruz News
A petition initiated by Santa Cruz County Homeless Union President Alicia Kuhl is calling for the censure of Councilmember Donna Meyers, following her outburst during the September 24 Santa Cruz City Council meeting, which many community members are calling racist (see video below). The outburst occurred shortly after the proposed censure of Councilmembers Chris Krohn and Drew Glover was tabled by a 4-3 Council vote. Mayor Martine Watkins has placed the censure of Councilmembers Glover and Kr...
Posted: Sun Oct 6, 2019 4:26PM
calendarJustice for Jessica -- October 9th rally and press conference at San Francisco City Hall
by Morning Star Gali
San Francisco City Hall Steps on Polk Street...
Event Date: Wed Oct 9, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 2, 2019 1:49PM
imageSF DA Candidate Loftus Fundraiser Protest with Demands of Justice Now-Chief Suhr A No-show
by Labor Video Project
Suzy Loftus a candidate for San Francisco was protested when she held a fundraising party. She has been endorsed by former San Francisco Police Chief who was involved in covering up police murders and also refusing to act against racist police texting in the department. He was supposed to be at the fundraiser but was a no-show....
Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:33PM
imageSanta Cruz City Council Votes to Table Censure 9-24-2019
by AutumnSun
As the Santa Cruz City Council was set to discuss a censure of Councilmembers Chris Krohn and Drew Glover during its September 24 evening agenda, a motion by Councilmember Sandy Brown to table the censure passed 4-3. Supporters of Councilmember Glover and Krohn gave a standing ovation in response. The majority of those in Council chambers were there to speak against the censure, and those supporters of Krohn and Glover stayed in large numbers to speak to the next item on the agenda, a discuss...
Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:33PM
imageCarol Polhamus and Santa Cruz United
by The Seeker
Carol Polhamus has been on the record of being "of Santa Cruz United," yet she has also denied any official affiliation with the shadowy recall group....
Posted: Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:42AM
calendarEmergency Mobilization: UC Berkeley Drop Palantir! #NoTechForICE by Cal Bears Against ICE
PLEASE NOTE: EVENT ENDED AT 1:30PM 430 Soda Hall, Wozniak Hall, UC Berkeley Telegraph & Bancroft Berkeley California 94720...
Event Date: Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:57AM
imageNew Report Reveals that 'Green' California Seeks to Expand Oil and Gas Operations
by Dan Bacher
“Corporations are planning seven additional unneeded gas-fired plants for California,” the report revealed. “For years, California regulators have approved, and utilities have built, unnecessary and expensive gas power plants. Driven by deregulation, these facilities are useless given declining energy demands in California over the past decade.”...
Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:18PM
imageSalmon Protectors Youth Camp Brings Together Elders, Youth for The Klamath River
by Morning Star Gali
On September 14th and 15th Tribal families and youth, and other salmon dependent people from all over Northern California, converged at the Bluff Creek Resort near Weitchpec, CA to to discuss how to protect, and honor, the Klamath and Trinity River’s salmon....
Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:52PM
imageTom Noddy Explains How the Santa Cruz Recall is Undemocratic
by Santa Cruz News Network
Known world-wide as a performing artist for his enchanting "Bubble-Magic" show, Santa Cruz's Tom Noddy explains why he believes the campaign to recall Santa Cruz City Councilmembers Chris Krohn and Drew Glover is "an effort to reverse the results of the election through a less democratic process". In a recent post on his Facebook page, Noddy states: "the two progressives, in order to hold their seats, must receive 50% +1 of the electorate and if they don't, they will be replaced by one of the...
Posted: Sat Sep 7, 2019 11:25AM
textAmah Mutsun Tribal Band Will Lead ‘Walk for Juristac’ Sunday to Protect Sacred Lands by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, Calif.— The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band will be stepping forward in a public journey of healing and restoration on Sunday. One of the greatest challenges before the tribe is the protection of their sacred grounds at Juristac (Sargent Ranch). The site is currently threatened by Sargent Quarry, a proposed 320-acre sand-and-gravel mining operation....
Posted: Fri Sep 6, 2019 4:00PM
imageBikes 4 Life marks 10 years in West Oakland
by OneFam/B4L
Small independent community bicycle shop reaches a remarkable milestone! Help keep this community and culture going....
Posted: Wed Sep 4, 2019 2:10PM
imageMontgomery Street Repurposed to Save Amazon Forest
by Leon Kunstenaar (Photos and Text)
Prayers, chants and ritual dancing in financial district...
Posted: Sat Aug 31, 2019 4:23PM
image2019 Folsom Community Service Day ~ 170th Anniversary of the Gold Rush Town, Negro Bar, CA
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Together, we are poised for a special 170th Anniversary of Negro Bar, Sacramento County by utilizing both private and public resources to forever preserve and interpret our unique contributions to the forward flow of humanity....
Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:05PM
calendarFascists Out of Berkeley!
by Dayton Andrews
People's Park (Berkeley)...
Event Date: Sun Sep 1, 2019 10:00AM
Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:29AM
calendarAmah Mutsun Walk for Juristac
by Protect Juristac
San Juan Bautista State Historic Park 2211 Garden Rd San Juan Bautista (Meet at Plaza Square)...
Event Date: Sun Sep 8, 2019 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:30AM
imageUCSC Resource Centers Statement on Thirty Meter Telescope
by UCSC Resource Centers
The UCSC Resource Centers stand in solidarity with the Native Hawaiian community in their opposition to the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawai’i. This 18-story telescope will destroy sacred lands and cause substantial impact to the ecosystems of the island overall....
Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:22PM
imageAll Out to #DefendModesto From White Nationalist "Straight Pride" Event
by #Defend209
All out to #DefendModesto from the white nationalist "Straight Pride" rally being organized on August 24th in Modesto, California. While the City has denied a permit due to lack of insurance, bigots are still planning to mobilize!...
Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:44AM