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imageWest Coast Crimethinc Tour Hits Bay Area & Beyond
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by Crimethinc Tour Self-Management
Long running anarchist media collective, Crimethinc, is hitting the road for a west coast tour. Come see them in the bay area and beyond!...
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2019 11:51AM
imageAn archaeological survey in the Mount Diablo Mountain Range of the Bay Miwoks
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by Mike Kinney
An archaeological survey up thousands of feet in the Mount Diablo Mountain Range in Central Contra Costa County, California of the Volvon Band of the Bay Miwok....
Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:18PM
textCalifornia Crab Season Opening Delayed by Whale Entanglement Risk by Center for Biological Diversity
Officials Cite Presence of Endangered Humpbacks, Crabbers Call for Delay...
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:02AM
imageBay Area Native Journalist Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney is guest lecturer at Native Conference
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by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
San Francisco Bay Area Native American Journalist Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney Guest Lecturer At 33rd Annual California Indian Conference at Sonoma State University....
Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:12AM
imageHundreds pack hearing to protest Trump administration proposal to dredge San Francisco Bay
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by Dan Bacher
“Deepening the Bay to accommodate bigger vessels carrying dirty tar sands crude oil puts communities along the water and near the refineries at risk,” said Isabella Zizi, Climate Campaigner at Stand.earth and member of Protect the Bay....
Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:18PM
imageTenant activist Dean Preston claims victory over Supervisor Vallie Brown
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by Lynda Carson
Photo includes Dean Preston wearing glasses in white tee shirt with hand in his pocket, plus Anne Omura director of the Eviction Defense Center, Marc Janowitz attorney with the East Bay Community Law Center, Adam Gold formerly with Causa Justa/Just Cause, and other tenant activists at the time. The photo was taken in 2008 during an anti-Prop 98 meeting in Oakland. Photo by Lydia Gans....
Posted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:09PM
calendarRev. Dr. William J. Barber, II and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, in San Francisco, CA
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by Faye W Wilson Kennedy
Glide Memorial United Methodist Church, 330 Ellis St (At Taylor), San Francisco, California 94102...
Event Date: Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 5, 2019 11:40AM
textCalifornia Crab Season Delayed to Nov. 23 to Protect Whales From Entanglement by Center for Biological Diversity
Delay Follows Finding of Elevated Entanglement Risk, Legal Settlement...
Posted: Fri Nov 1, 2019 8:57PM
imageEnvironmental Activists Confront PG&E
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by Leon Kunstenaar (Photos and Text)
Fires and blackouts bring anger at PG&E....
Posted: Fri Nov 1, 2019 5:21PM
documentTrump Plans to Open 1 Million More Acres of California Public Land to Drilling, Fracking
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by Center for Biological Diversity
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., October 31, 2019 — The Trump administration today announced a proposal to open more than 1 million acres of public lands and minerals in central California to oil drilling and fracking. The plan, first floated in draft form in April, would end a more than five-year moratorium on leasing federal public land in the state to oil companies....
Posted: Fri Nov 1, 2019 2:58PM
imagePG&E spent $876,445 on lobbying from Jan. 1 to June 30 - after spending nearly $10 million in 2018
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by Dan Bacher
The money that PG&E spent on lobbying for AB 1054, along with massive campaign contributions to legislators and $208,000 to Governor Newsom’s campaign, helped to ensure that the controversial legislation passed and that Newsom signed it. Photo: On the morning of November 8, 2018, the Camp Fire erupted 90 miles north of Sacramento, California. Photo by NASA (Joshua Stevens) - NASA Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager....
Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:48AM
documentLawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s California Fracking Plan
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Feds Aim to Open 725,500 Acres in Central Coast, Bay Area to Oil Industry...
Posted: Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:31AM
videoRaging Grannies Sing: Take State Control of PG&E! (video/quicktime 157.7MB) by Raging Grannies Action League
One minute 26 second video...
Posted: Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:01AM
imageCalling for State Control of PG&E
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by R. Robertson
On October 25, PG&E admitted its electrical equipment may have ignited the Kincade (Sonoma County) fire. This despite blackouts imposed across Northern California to prevent blazes. In the San Francisco Bay Area, East Bay Democratic Socialists for America say we need to replace private utilities. A new group on the horizon, Utility Justice Campaign, will also call for state control of PG&E....
Posted: Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:34AM
imageNative American and Salmon Activists asks Governor, AG to Stand Against Trump Water Plan
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by Save California Salmon
Today the Trump administration released the new Biological Opinion for Long Term Operations for the Central Valley Water Project. This opinion is related to a new operation plan from the Bureau of Reclamation that prioritizes water deliveries to large Central Valley farms and maximizes power generation from the state’s dams at the expense of water quality and salmon. The Opinion replaces an earlier suppressed Biological Opinion that jeopardizes every Endangered Species Act listed fish within ...
Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:04PM
imageKaiser therapists take to the streets to protest HMO’s failure to provide mental health services
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by National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW)
Kaiser Permanente psychologists, therapists, and social workers took to the streets Saturday, October 19 to protest Kaiser’s chronic failure to provide its patients with timely access to mental health care....
Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:15PM
textPG&E may cut off the power again in Northern & Central California by Lynda Carson
Reportedly, yesterday PG&E gave notice that it may shut off the power again in 17 counties in Northern and Central California, including the Bay Area!...
Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:49AM
textNew Rent Laws: Renters get longer notice for rent increases above 10% by Lynda Carson
Starting January 1, 2020, AB 1110 takes effect which requires landlords to serve tenants in a residential dwelling with a month-to-month tenancy a “90 day notice” if the landlord “jacks up the rent” by more than 10%....
Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:04AM
imageCalifornia Bans Fur Sales Statewide, Following Paid-Protester Exposé
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by DxE
Fur industry corruption, animal cruelty investigations and years of anti-fur protests culminating in legislative victories to ban fur...
Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:10PM
imageAmah Mutsun Land Trust Awarded State Funding for Stewardship of Quiroste Valley Cultural Preserve
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by Amah Mutsun Land Trust (AMLT)
Santa Cruz, California, October 9, 2019 – The California Natural Resources Agency announced last week that Amah Mutsun Land Trust (AMLT) has been selected to receive $400k to carry out indigenous-based conservation and restoration work at Quiroste Valley Cultural Preserve (QVCP) in Año Nuevo State Park. The award was made through the competitive statewide Cultural, Community, and Natural Resources Grant Program, funded by Prop 68....
Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:56PM