top
North Bay
North Bay
Newswire
Calendar
Features
imageLawsuit Forces Federal Protection for Endangered Orcas' West Coast Habitat
480_lucky_orca_baby_calf_l-pod_monterey_bay_l124_l077_southern-resident-killer-whales_1.jpg
by Center for Biological Diversity
SEATTLE, April 12, 2019 — The Center for Biological Diversity has won a victory in the legal battle to force the Trump administration to protect the West Coast habitat of the last remaining Southern Resident killer whales....
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:17PM
imageSan Rafael Activists Demand Release of Entire Mueller Report
480_01_releasethereport_-_disenhof_--2075_1.jpg
by Leon Kunstenaar
Hundreds of Protesters excoriate Attorney General Barr for hiding Mueller’s report on Trump’s alleged crimes and violations of his oath of office. Steve Disenhof and Leon Kunstenaar, Pro Bono Photo...
Posted: Sat Apr 6, 2019 8:12AM
calendarMay Day: March & Rally for Worker & Immigrant Rights in Santa Rosa
480_may_day_1.jpg
by May 1st Coalition
Santa Rosa: 777 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa 95407 by Dollar Tree store...
Event Date: Wed May 1, 2019 2:30PM
Posted: Fri Apr 5, 2019 5:26PM
imageLawsuit Aims to Protect West Coast Salmon for Starving Orcas
480_lucky_orca_baby_calf_l-pod_monterey_bay_l124_l077_southern-resident-killer-whales_2_1.jpg
by Center for Biological Diversity
Southern Resident Population Drops to 75 as Trump Administration Ignores Fisheries' Impact...
Posted: Wed Apr 3, 2019 7:43PM
imageRestaurants and Retailers Warned Against Illegal Sales of Foie Gras
480_ducks_1.jpg
by Animal Legal Defense Fund
California businesses alerted they must comply with the law banning sale of cruelly-produced “gourmet” delicacy...
Posted: Tue Apr 2, 2019 2:38PM
image170 Animal Activists March for Animals in Santa Rosa
480_santarosa-march30-2019a_dxe_1.jpg
by DxE
Group Alleges Criminal Animal Cruelty, Law Enforcement Cover-up...
Posted: Mon Apr 1, 2019 2:31PM
videoCity of Vallejo Releases Video of Police Murder of Willie McCoy (video/mp4 243.1MB) by Dave Id
Responding to pressure from community groups and news outlets to release the tapes, the City of Vallejo today posted a compilation video which includes police body camera footage and other media related to the police killing of Willie McCoy on February 9. While it's obviously packaged as a pro-police propaganda piece, lying about what's in the video, the footage is nonetheless disturbing and view discretion is advised....
Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:37PM
calendarAnimal Rights: March & Rally for Animal Justice in Sonoma County 2019
480_march_for_animals_1.jpg
by Direct Action Everywhere & others
Old Courthouse Square, between 4th Street / Mendocino Ave / 3rd Street / Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95404...
Event Date: Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:30PM
Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:43PM
imageMarin County Protests Trump's "Emergency"
480_500_5998-edit_1.jpg
by Leon Kunstenaar
As part of nationwide protests on 2/18/2019 against Trumps "emergency" declaration, Marin County residents took to the streets in San Rafael, CA....
Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:29PM
imageCrowd remembers rapper killed by Vallejo police
480_190217_-_willie_mccoy_protest_-_drive_through_rip__large__1.jpg
by Scott Morris
Family members, friends and others touched by the death of Willie McCoy, who was fatally shot by Vallejo police on Feb. 9, gathered outside the Taco Bell where he was killed to remember him and protest the police on Sunday....
Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:10PM
imageThe Cost of Civil Rights Violations in Vallejo
480_vallejopd_adrianburrell_1.jpeg
by Geoffrey W. King
On February 9, the police in my hometown shot Willie McCoy to death in a Taco Bell drive-through. I hadn’t planned to write that when I began this post, which grew out of a dialogue with a neighbor frustrated by the crumbling schools, neglected parks, and casual brutality of this beautiful city....
Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:05PM
imageSalmon fishermen urge Newsom to say NO to Trump administration water grab
480_800_american_1.jpg
by Dan Bacher
“The Trump administration won’t be able to get away with killing off our salmon runs if the state refuses to cooperate,” said GGSA director Noah Oppenheim, who is also executive director of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations (GGSA), a group representing commercial fishermen on the West Coast. “We call on the Newsom administration to just say no to this attack on California’s salmon fishing families.”...
Posted: Thu Feb 7, 2019 2:46PM
videoVallejo Police Assaulted Me While I Was Filming Them (video/mp4 4.4MB) by Adrian Burrell
I am a Black man born and raised in Oakland, California who was physically attacked by Vallejo PD officer David McLaughlin, last Tuesday, January 22....
Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:12PM
imageSigns of the Times at Santa Rosa Women's March
480_sr_women_s_rosa_parks_1.jpg
by photos by Bill Clark
Please credit the photographer as follows: Bill Clark, Probonophoto....
Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:08AM
imageWill Kevin Cooper finally get a fair hearing?
cooper-protest-768x504.jpg
by Cameron Sturdevant, Socialist Worker
ON DECEMBER 24, exiting California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered new DNA tests of physical evidence in the case of Kevin Cooper, whose high-profile conviction three decades ago in a quadruple murder has been consistently challenged by Cooper, his attorneys and anti-death penalty activists....
Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:59PM
imageKevin Cooper: My thoughts on Gov. Brown’s executive order
480_free-me-acrylic-on-canvas-28x22-art-by-kevin-cooper-2011-web_1.jpg
by Kevin Cooper
I write this missive to you so that you will hear from me about how I feel and what I think going forward in this fight for my life. Like all of you, I am happy that we have finally “won” something from some entity in this state. But after learning what exactly outgoing Gov. Brown wrote in that executive order I am not as excited as I was at first, or should be....
Posted: Wed Jan 9, 2019 10:01PM
imageAndy Lopez settlement reached, after five years
480_big-man-in-andy-lopez-t-shirt-2014-by-susanna-lamaina-web_1.jpg
by Carole Hyams-Howard, SF Bayview
On Oct 22, 2013, two days after Big Man’s 47th Black Panther Party Anniversary Celebration, held in Santa Rosa, ended, a beautiful child,13-year-old Andy Lopez, was gunned down and shot to death by Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputy Erick Gelhaus....
Posted: Mon Jan 7, 2019 4:10PM
calendarWomen's March Napa Valley 2019
480_wmnapa_1.jpg
by Women's March Napa Valley
March begins at City Hall, 955 School St., Napa, CA 94559...
Event Date: Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:04PM
textRadio in Petaluma: The “End” of Radio by Hong Jae Yu
Our group's findings while investigating Radio listener rates in Petaluma....
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:47PM
textRadio in the Age of the Internet by Madeleine Fisher-Wright and Samuel Hanson
Is there hope for the radio industry in today's connected world?...
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:08PM