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imageMarin County Protests Trump's "Emergency"
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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
textSenate Hears Bill to Shoot or Evict Native Elk From California National Park by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2018 — A Senate subcommittee Wednesday will consider legislation to allow native tule elk to be shot or removed from California’s Point Reyes National Seashore, the only national park where these elk exist....
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:36PM
imageCalifornia Dungeness Crab Season Opens, Endangering Whales, Sea Turtles
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— Thursday’s opening of California’s commercial Dungeness crab season is clouded by the outbreak of a powerful neurotoxin and continuing concerns about the fishery entangling endangered whales and sea turtles. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that the Nov. 15 season opener will not include areas north of Bodega Head because of high levels of domoic acid found in crabs there....
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:18PM
imageRapid Response to Firing of Sessions
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Rapid response in San Rafael (Marin) to Trump attacking Mueller....
Posted: Thu Nov 8, 2018 9:36PM
imageFour Activists Arraigned on Seven Felony Charges Each After Mass Arrest at Chicken Farm
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by Direct Action Everywhere
Activists allege criminal animal cruelty, law enforcement cover-up....
Posted: Fri Nov 2, 2018 10:38PM
textBay Area & Statewide Green Party Election Recommendations by AC Greens
Below are recommendations from county Green Party groups in Alameda, San Francisco, Solano, and Sonoma counties. The Alameda and San Francisco groups have also written articles about their endorsements (see the links provided below)....
Posted: Fri Nov 2, 2018 8:09AM
image58 Arrested on Felony Charges as Activists Occupy "Free Range" Amazon Chicken Supplier
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by DxE
Bond set at $20,000 each, over $1.3 million total...
Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:39PM
imageActivists Occupy "Free Range" Amazon Chicken Supplier, Remove Dozens of Dead or Dying Animals
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by DxE
Activists with the grassroots animal rights network Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) are currently executing a vigil and sit-in inside an industrial shed at a Petaluma, California factory farm which supplies chicken to Amazon Fresh. UPDATE 4:09pm: 50+ have been arrested....
Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:25PM
textCalifornia’s Rep. Huffman Joins Anti-Public Lands Zealot to Evict Elk From Point Reyes by Center for Biological Diversity
Legislation Enshrines Private Cattle Ranching in National Seashore...
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:25AM