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imageWomen's March in Fresno
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by Peter Maiden
Around 500 attended the Fresno Women's March October 2....
Posted: Sat Oct 2, 2021 9:23PM
imageAdvocates Say Governor's $15 Billion Climate Package Fails to Address Fossil Fuels
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by Dan Bacher
Food & Water Watch’s California Director Alexandra Nagy released a statement in response to the Governor's press conference, noting that leaving out such as a “key accelerator” as drilling for fossil fuels is “wildly short sided.”...
Posted: Thu Sep 23, 2021 4:15PM
imageZero Covid NOW & Stop Privatization! Rally At CA Community College Bd Of Governors In Sac
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by Labor Video Project
The first rally for Zero Covid in the United States took place at the California Community College Board meeting on September 20, 2021. The speakers also demanded an end to privatization and destruction of the community college system by the Lumina foundation which has been supported by the Chancellor Oakley and governor Newsom and the Democratic Party which has a super majority control of the California legislature....
Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2021 2:40PM
calendarStatewide Anti-Covid Action at CA Community College Board of Governors
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by HEAT
CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES CHANCELLOR'S OFFICE Location: 1102 Q Street, 6th Floor Sacramento, CA 95811...
Event Date: Mon Sep 20, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 6, 2021 6:07PM
imageCalifornia denies 42 new fracking permits, but approves 1,019 oil and gas permits
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by Dan Bacher
“It’s encouraging to see CalGEM denying more fracking permits, particularly as California weathers a devastating drought and wildfire season induced by climate change,” said Food & Water Watch’s California Director Alexandra Nagy. “This is progress. But make no mistake, it is not enough.”...
Posted: Sat Aug 28, 2021 11:00AM
imageUC Davis Study Finds Dams Are Ineffective for Cold-Water Conservation for Salmon and Trout
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by Dan Bacher
Ann Willis, the study’s lead author, says the solution to creating cold water habitat to stop the extinction of salmon and trout populations is to remove dams and restructure water management in California....
Posted: Sat Aug 28, 2021 10:43AM
imageProtest Statewide Against CalEPA, DTSC
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by Janet Johnson
CalEPA and DTSC are in bed with the polluters, lobbyists and corporate developers and are neglecting environmental justice communities, while our children are sick and dying. Protest at the Cal EPA Building in Sacramento on August 30....
Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 5:39PM
imageHomeless Encampment Razed by the City of Fresno
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by Peter Maiden
On August 6, the City of Fresno razed a large homeless encampment by Highway 99. Below is how it looked in its last moments....
Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2021 11:02PM
imageTwo of California’s Three Wolf Packs Confirmed to Have Pups
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, August 3, 2021 — Two of California’s three existing wolf families, the Lassen pack and the Whaleback pack, have produced pups this year, according to a new quarterly report published by the California Department of Fish and Game....
Posted: Tue Aug 3, 2021 6:37PM
imageSierra Nevada Red Fox Population Gains Endangered Species Act Protection
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, August 2, 2021 — In response to a petition and lawsuits from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today granted endangered status to a population of one of North America’s rarest mammals, the Sierra Nevada red fox....
Posted: Mon Aug 2, 2021 11:34AM
image2021 Proposed American River National Heritage Area (1840-1875)
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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: https://www.facebook.com/anewppc/...
Event Date: Mon Jun 7, 2021 10:30AM
Posted: Sun Jun 6, 2021 9:19AM
image2021 Stockton Juneteenth Historic Waterfront District
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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
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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
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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