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video First-Ever Exposé Inside a US Lamb Slaughterhouse (video/mp4 40.1mb) by Compassion Over Killing
New COK Investigation in Dixon, California: First-Ever Exposé Inside a US Lamb Slaughterhouse...
Posted: Fri Feb 3, 2017 2:01PM
document Public Higher Education: Free Tuition for California Students to the UC, CSU and Community College Systems Is Possible Today 48dollarfix.pdf_140_.jpg by via The Council of UC Faculty Associations
January 24, 2017 - A tuition-free college education in California is possible. A new policy paper released today (see PDF) demonstrates that it is entirely possible today to provide the same accessible, low-cost university experience that California successfully offered its students from the 1960s through the 1990s....
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:18PM
calendar Vigil and March for Angel Ramos, Murdered by Vallejo police 480_angel-ramos_1.jpg by Anti Police-Terror Project
111 Amador St, Vallejo, CA 94590...
Event Date: Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:21PM
image Sonoma County Stands for Women March 480_1womensplaceinrevolution_1.jpg by Mahtin
Thousands gathered in downtown Santa Rosa for a rally and march to protest, in a sister march of the DC Women’s March that was held today....
Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:32PM
text Lawsuit Challenges Approval of Destructive Napa Vineyard Development by Center for Biological Diversity
Project Will Destroy Wildlife Habitat, Cut Down Thousands of Trees...
Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:48PM
image Good Samaritans Relocate Monarch Butterflies to Sunny Santa Cruz 480_rita_leroy_monarchs_release_santa_cruz_photo_by_walter_rockholt_1.jpg by Kathy Keatley Garvey
This is a story about how eight monarch butterflies escaped the freezing temperatures of Vacaville, Calif., and hitchhiked to sunny Santa Cruz, thanks to Good Samaritans (Good Monarcharians?) Rita LeRoy and Walter Rockholt of Vallejo. Photo: Rita LeRoy releases newly eclosed monarch butterflies in Santa Cruz. (Photo by Walter Rockholt)...
Posted: Wed Jan 4, 2017 6:23PM
image San Francisco Bay Is Freshwater-Starved 480_freshwater_starved_estuary_cover_1.jpg by The Bay Institute
How Reducing Flows Harms The Ecosystems Of San Francisco Bay And Coastal Waters...
Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 5:19PM
text Women Safety on SSU Campus by Chrissy Pierce
Why is our money not going to beneficial safety precautions?...
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 3:21PM
text Ban of GMO's in Sonoma County by Lindsey Williamson
This article describes Sonoma County's recent approval of Measure M, banning genetically modified crops from being grown in the County....
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:01PM
text Concerns About Women's Safety on the Sonoma State University Campus by Brianna Hernandez
Five Sonoma State Students recently conducted research about the concerns and safety of women on the Sonoma State University campus. A total of 300 women were anonymously surveyed. The purpose of the survey was to find how safe these women truly feel and what can be done to improve the safety of these students. Although researches found that most women feel generally safe, results show that most of the women have experienced some sort unease on the SSU campus....
Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:10PM
text Marin-Based Wildlife Group Slams EPA Pick by joanna
Turtle Island Restoration Network, a Marin-based wildlife organization, is raising a red flag over Donald Trump’s proposed appointment of Scott Pruitt as the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)....
Posted: Fri Dec 9, 2016 2:51PM
text Frivolous Spending at Sonoma State University by Natalee Lewis
CSU is proposing a tuition increase, while schools seem to have more than enough money to spare. This is evident when visiting campuses. Sonoma State has recently built a million dollar music hall and is working on a new wine spectator building. So why does the CSU need to raise tuition?...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 3:31PM
text The Rising Housing Prices In Sonoma County by Caroline Griffin
In this piece I am discussing the difficulties and challenges Sonoma County residents face with the increasing housing prices. I am analyzing a Press Democrat article that looks at the negative effects of this housing crisis....
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 2:14PM
text Keep the Santa Rosa Media Center Open by Robyn Kasper
The city of Santa Rosa is trying to shut down the community media center...
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:50PM
text Student Debt after College by Miranda Garihan
New college graduates fear for their future. Big banks, corporations, and the government are at blame for the student loan crisis. Student loan debt is delaying life decisions such as buying a home, getting married, and having children....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 5:13PM
text As Commercial Crab Season Opens, Fishermen Urged to Implement Gear Modifications to Prevent Whale Entanglements by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif., November 14, 2016 — As the commercial Dungeness crab season opens in California Nov. 15, the Center for Biological Diversity is urging fishermen to comply with recommended gear modifications to help reduce the risk of whale entanglements. The season’s opening days put whales at high risk because more available crab means fishermen are on the water as many days as possible....
Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:23PM
image Santa Rosa: Solidarity with Marginalized Communities 480_20161113_134358_1.jpg by Z
In Roseland/Santa Rosa protesters lined the street to protest the growing hatred....
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 2:55PM
image Sonoma County Voters Strongly Favor Open Space and Growth Control 480_sonomahills_1.jpg by Teri Shore
Measure K protects more than 53,000 acres of open space and farmland Measure Q Renews Cotati Urban Growth Boundary for 30 years...
Posted: Wed Nov 9, 2016 12:14PM
text CAA opposes ordinance to protect Section 8 renters from discrimination by Lynda Carson
The California Apartment Association (CAA) stepped up to the plate to oppose a proposed ethical ordinance prohibiting discrimination against section 8 tenants in Marin County. The CAA has taken an unethical position against the ordinance to protect section 8 renters, as well as opposing some ethical renter protection ballot measures in 6 cities in the Bay Area recently!...
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:29PM
text Bay Area Biologist Fighting for Sharks in South Africa by Joanna McWilliams
A Bay Area resident is taking the fight to protect our oceans from Northern California to South Africa. This week, thirty-year veteran environmental activist and biologist, Todd Steiner, executive director the Marin-based Turtle Island Restoration Network and SPAWN, is in South Africa advocating on behalf of marine wildlife. Joined by several colleagues, he is attending a major international treaty conference to promote greater protections for endangered marine species, including two species ...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 10:34AM