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text Marin County Passes Resolution Opposing Offshore Drilling, Joining 25 Other California Communities by Center for Biological Diversity
Trump Plan to Expand Offshore Leasing Meets Strong Resistance in California...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 9:50PM
text Northern California's Delayed Crab Season Opener Threatens Whales by Center for Biological Diversity
State Wildlife Agency Urged to Address Risk of Deadly Entanglements...
Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:09PM
text Homelessness and Mental Illness within Sonoma County by Paula A, Jenna C, Dom R, B Louie, A Semenza, K Cruz
Our research teams decided to look into the homeless mentally ill within Sonoma County. Specifically, the resources and programs that are avaliable to this vulnerable population....
Posted: Wed Dec 6, 2017 7:51PM
text Social Justice and Social Justice Week at Sonoma State University by Liz A, Maria C, Lorena G, Lizbeth R, Selene R, Jimena S
Our research team aimed to dissect the term social justice and simplify its complex meaning. We did so by collecting data from interviews and surveys. The answers to our interview questions represent the complexity of this topic....
Posted: Wed Dec 6, 2017 2:08PM
text Are the Mentally Ill Homeless Falling through the Cracks of Society? by Paula Albertolli (SSU group)
Did an investigative research project for Sonoma State University’s Investigative sociology class. Our topic was the social problem of homelessness. However, we mainly focused on a specific group of the homeless community; those who suffer from mental illness. The mentally ill homeless seem to have fallen through the cracks of society. We looked for a possible resolution to issue of mental health among the homeless population, and looked into what is already available....
Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:34AM
text DACA in the shadows by Zaira J. Ayala
The article will focus on the effects and problems 3,000 DACA recipients face in Sonoma County. Unfortunately, today DACA isn't getting enough recognition from the media nor is receving government action....
Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:14PM
text Personal Op-Ed Report on Social Justice by Selene Robledo
Research at Sonoma State University about the believe of Social Justice....
Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:15PM
text Social Justice Week at Sonoma State University by Lorena Guerrero-Diaz
Social Justice has had a negative connotation in the media lately, it is seen as something that goes against traditional beliefs. In reality, social justice is a movement that allows people to stand up for those who don’t have a voice, those who have been structurally and racially disempowered in today’s world. It is important to be able to fight for our rights and against social injustices such as police brutality, socioeconomic status, and health disparities....
Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:23PM
text Nowhere to Go: Homeless in Sonoma County by Jenna Cooper
The homeless population in Sonoma County needs our attention. We must take action to provide adequate and effective resources for this vulnerable population....
Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 2:17PM
text Sonoma State University: Economic Inequality, Gender Bias, Racism, Police Brutality, and LGBTQ Discrimination by Maria Corona
Social Justice Issues have been sought out throughout the Sonoma State University to figure out how it is that they effect the way our students and professors go about on campus. The following Op-Ed indicates major points that will be part of the final research paper....
Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:03PM
text Continuing Mental Health Care Post-Fires by Dominic Rosales
In Sonoma County, the Jail alone is the largest psychiatric facility with 40 percent of inmates countywide suffering from some form of acute mental illness. Due to the destructive wildfires, allocated funds that would have gone to a developing mental health facility will most likely be redirected towards other venues, continuing to leave this population under-served....
Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:09PM
text Apartment associations and realtor associations are the enemies of renters by Lynda Carson
The California Apartment Association has been stalking the tenants movement, and in opposition to renter protections it has meddled in the affairs of many cities, including the cites of Alameda, Burlingame, Concord, Healdsburg, Lafayette, Mountain View, Oakland, Pacifica, Richmond, San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo, Santa Rosa and many other cities!...
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:03PM
text Eviction rates in the Bay Area and Northern California for 2017 by Lynda Carson
For those needing help in the Oakland area to fight against an eviction, contact the Eviction Defense Center at 452-4541, East Bay Community Law Center 548-4040, or Bay Area Legal Aid 663-4744....
Posted: Wed Nov 1, 2017 7:12PM
image Urban Firestorm Devastation Santa Rosa California 480_santarosafirestormdamage0075_1.jpg by D. Boyer
On October 8, 2017 between the hours of 10pm and midnight the Diablo Winds blew into Santa Rosa California. The result was 5 wind driven fires. Some folks have died and many homes and other structures have been burned to the ground. On October 10, I visited a few areas that had been devastated by the urban firestorm. Pics and video from the areas effected....
Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:56PM
text Put Out the Fires and House the Homeless by We Can't Breathe
It is now Day 4 of the Northern California Fires causing massive homelessness in Sonoma, Napa, Yolo and Mendocino Counties and choking the air of Northern California as far south as San Jose. This started on Monday, October 9, 2017, the day after the US military recruitment show in San Francisco appeared for 4 days for Columbus Genocide Week, Thursday through Sunday, with huge ships and strafing of our City with horribly polluting and deafeningly loud Navy's Blue Death jets. Where are tax d...
Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:06AM
image March Against Police Murder: San Francisco to Sacramento 480_jose-luis-carlos-justice-for-luis-gongora-pat_1.jpg by March For Justice
A revolutionary demonstration to demand an end to police murder....
Posted: Fri Oct 6, 2017 4:35PM
document Oil Spill Highlights Risks of Phillips 66's Plan to Double Tanker Traffic in San Francisco Bay 2017-08-28_scoping_comments.pdf_140_.jpg by via Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, September 6, 2017 — An oil spill reported this week in San Pablo Bay near a Phillips 66 refinery is raising new questions about the company’s plans to dramatically increase the number of ships carrying oil though the bay to the facility. The oil apparently leaked from a pipeline on Monday, creating a 20-by-20-foot sheen on the bay....
Posted: Wed Sep 6, 2017 4:41PM
text Sonoma County Climate Change Activists Summit by Occupy Sonoma County
Climate change activists have their act together in Sonoma County, California!...
Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:17AM
image Rallies in the Bay Area and across the nation to save affordable housing 480_nlihc-sanfrancisco-9_may_2017_1.jpg by Lynda Carson
During July 22 through July 29, there will be rallies in support of affordable housing in San Francisco, San Rafael, and across the nation!...
Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:13PM
image Why the rash of Bay Area police shootings? 480_san-jose-cop-phillip-white-rehired-after-tweets-threatening-to-kill-black-lives-matter-protestors-via-davey-d_1.jpg by Davey D
I noted that there had been a rash of police shootings all over the Bay Area and some of y’all thought I was literally seeing or making up things. Well over the Memorial Day weekend we had three people shot by Bay Area police in two days....
Posted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:52PM