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image2021 Proposed American River National Heritage Area (1840-1875)
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
January 20, 2021 President Biden issued Executive Order #13985 - Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government - Federal Oversite essential to preserve the authentic legacy along the American River Parkway...
Posted: Sun Jul 25, 2021 10:27PM
imageProtest for Better Treatment of the Homeless Held at Fresno City Hall
by Peter Maiden
Homeless people and supporters of the homeless joined in two demonstrations at Fresno’s City Hall July 20 and 23. They demanded better alternatives to being on the streets....
Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:59PM
image172th Anniversary of towns Negro Bar, Negro Hill and Mormon Island
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Today's Negro Bar State Historic Park expansion reflects the ongoing challenge since Colton Hall, Monterey and the initial offerings by the California State Legislature including Governor Peter Burnett inaugural address to the 1849 California Legislature in San Jose, CA....
Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 11:04AM
imageNew Wolf Pack Confirmed in California’s Plumas County
by Center for Biological Diversity
Third Pack to Establish Home in State in Nearly 100 Years...
Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 6:39PM
imageAs massive Klamath fish kill continues, Karuk Tribe declares state of climate emergency
by Dan Bacher
“Our monitoring traps are full of dead juvenile salmon,” said Toz Soto, Fisheries Program Manager for the Karuk Tribe. “The few fish still alive are infected with disease. It’s a catastrophic blow to the fishery and Karuk culture.”...
Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 1:34PM
imageFolsom Juneteenth "Remembering the Ancestors" from 1849 Negro Bar, Sacramento County
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Our 20th Anniversary, Folsom Juneteenth Freedom Celebration, will be an amazing new opportunity to build stronger bridges utilizing mutually beneficial California - Pan African Trade and Commerce...
Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:15AM
calendarEnd Poverty! Sacramento Rally for HR 438: Third Reconstruction w/ CA PPC
by CA Poor People's Campaign
10:30 AM: U.S Courthouse, 501 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 3 PM: Congressman Bera's Office at 8950 Cal Center Drive, Sacramento, CA 95826 PPC nationwide rallies livestream here:
Event Date: Mon Jun 7, 2021 10:30AM
Posted: Sun Jun 6, 2021 9:19AM
image2021 Stockton Juneteenth Historic Waterfront District
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Generations of enslavement and affliction, chattel slavery and horrors of captive bondage ended after the bloody battles of the US Civil War where over 700,000 white men Confederate and Union soldiers, died on and off the battlefield to secure the hard fought freedoms we enjoy today. Vestiges of post traumatic episodes on all fronts continues today and May is Mental Health Month to help end the stigma of getting help....
Posted: Fri May 28, 2021 6:58AM
imageEndangered Sacramento Winter Chinook Salmon are dying before spawning below Keswick
by Dan Bacher
On Friday, May 21, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reported that endangered winter-run Chinook salmon are dying before they can spawn from exposure to water released from Shasta Dam that is too hot for fish to survive....
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 6:04PM
documentPesticides on your food in California: An illegal helping once a week
by Safe Ag Safe Schools
Illegal levels of pesticides were detected on more than 1 in 25 pieces of produce sampled in California, according to recently released data by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR). The rate of illegal samples, 4% of the 3,274 fruit and vegetables tested in 2019, is consistent with the most recent 5-year average (2015-2019)....
Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 7:35AM
imageSecond Protest in Solidarity with Palestine in Fresno
by Peter Maiden
A Second Protest in Solidarity with Palestine took place in Fresno May 18....
Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 11:53PM
imageProtest in Solidarity with Palestine in Fresno
by Peter Maiden
73rd year of the Nakba marked by Palestinians in Fresno May 15. Hundreds turned out....
Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 12:29AM
imageCatastrophic juvenile fish kill unfolds on Klamath River
by Dan Bacher
“Right now, the Klamath River is full of dead and dying fish on the Yurok Reservation,” said Frankie Myers, the Yurok Tribe’s Vice Chairman. “This disease will kill most of the baby salmon in the Klamath, which will impact fish runs for many years to come. For salmon people, a juvenile fish kill is an absolute worst-case scenario.”...
Posted: Sat May 15, 2021 6:28PM
textCalifornia to ban new fracking permits by Jan. 2024, phase out oil extraction by 2045 by Dan Bacher
Representatives of environmental justice and climate justice groups praised the directive for being a step in the right direction, but said phasing out oil extraction in California by 2045 is too late and noted that frontline communities need an immediate 2500 foot health and safety buffer now, not later....
Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 5:10AM
imageSalmon advocates criticize Governor for promoting Sites Dam, voluntary agreements during drought
by Dan Bacher
Salmon and environmental justice advocates criticized Newsom for using the drought to advocate for Sites Reservoir in Northern California and for his agribusiness-backed voluntary agreements that have held up badly-needed state actions to save salmon and other imperiled fish species from extinction....
Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 9:58AM
imageQue Viva! Al Rojas
by Labor Video Project
Al Rosa, a founder of the UFWA passed away on March 20, 2021 and a memorial was held on April 24 in Sacramento. Participants talked about Al Rojas and who he was....
Posted: Sun May 9, 2021 11:13AM
imageAction in Fresno for International Workers' Day
by Peter Maiden
Around two hundred rallied at Fresno City Hall and marched through downtown to honor International Workers' Day...
Posted: Sat May 1, 2021 9:01PM
imageAl Rojas Presente! The Struggle Continues: Memorial In Sacramento For UFWA Co-founder
by Labor Video Project
A memorial for Al Rojas, co-founder of the UFWA was held in Sacramento on April 24, 2021....
Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2021 6:20PM
imageCalifornia Tribal Members and Fishermen Call on Newsom to Provide Water for Salmon
by Save California Salmon
State of the Salmon address planned for April 28th, Day of Action May 4th Sacramento, California - California Tribes, fishermen, and environmental groups are calling on Governor Gavin Newsom to direct state agencies to take action to stop fish kills of California salmon runs that are nearing extinction and to protect water quality. Salmon and good water quality are key to the health of California’s Native people, economy and drinking water supplies. Without immediate action to scale down a...
Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:25PM
imagePress Conference Updates Tower Theatre Struggle
by Peter Maiden
A press conference took place at the Tower Theatre in Fresno after the Proud Boys engaged protesters....
Posted: Sat Apr 24, 2021 4:45PM