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documentPesticide residues on produce highest ever
by Mark Weller
Pesticide residues were found on more than 65% of produce in California, according to the latest annual report issued by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) last week. That figure is the highest ever recorded by the current California Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program that began in 2012. Illegal levels of pesticides on produce in California also rose -- to a rate of more than 1 in 20 pieces sampled. The rate of illegal samples, 5.2% of the 2,892 fruit and vegetables in ...
Posted: Wed, Oct 5, 2022 12:06pm PDT
imageUnion Busting Kaiser Takes Hardline On NUHW Workers While Gov Newsom Is MIA
by Labor Video Project
Striking NUHW healthcare workers after 7 weeks on strike face a union busting attack by Kaiser executives and refusal of Governor Gavin Newsom and State Attorney General to enforce the law....
Posted: Sat, Oct 1, 2022 1:57pm PDT
calendarWomen's March: CA & Nationwide Marches & Rallies for Reproductive Freedom & GOTV
by Women's March California
Marches & Rallies throughout SF Bay Area and beyond:
Event Date: Sat, Oct 8, 2022 8:00am PDT
Posted: Sat, Oct 1, 2022 9:15am PDT
imageA Deep Dive Into Oakland's Measure Q Article 34 Authorization
by Office of Carroll Fife
You might be wondering, why is there a ballot measure asking Oakland voters to authorize low-rent housing units? Why is this required, what will it do and what is this Article 34?...
Posted: Wed, Sep 28, 2022 4:46pm PDT
imageLA Protest Shuts Down FCMAT Meeting:Protesters Say Stop Closures, Charters/Privatization
by Labor Video Project
Community activists, kids and public education supporters protested at the LA meeting of FCMAT. They spoke out and shut it down when the FCMAT refused to provide answers....
Posted: Thu, Sep 22, 2022 9:40am PDT
imageLawsuit Aims to Protect West Coast Fisher
by Center for Biological Diversity
Rare Forest Carnivore Threatened by Logging, Climate Change, Poison...
Posted: Thu, Sep 15, 2022 4:23pm PDT
documentGovernor Gruesom Newsom Signs SB 1388 Attacking The Unhoused
by Lynda Carson
John George Psychiatric Hospital & Santa Rita Jail Are Condemned By Findings Of The DOJ:...
Posted: Wed, Sep 14, 2022 9:20pm PDT
imageHundreds Rally in San Jose for Protection of Sacred Tribal Land from Mining Project
by Amah Mutsun Tribal Band
Over 400 people gather to call on Santa Clara County to deny approval of proposed mine on sacred lands...
Posted: Sun, Sep 11, 2022 11:08pm PDT
audioTHE ART OF THE INDIVIDUAL: An Interview with John Lydon (audio/mpeg 134.2MB) by John Malkin
2019 interview with John Lydon of Sex Pistols and Public Image Limited. Includes text and one hour, 10 minute audio recording....
Posted: Sun, Sep 11, 2022 5:46pm PDT
imageWW CNA Kaiser Nurses/Patients In Danger. PG&E Newsom Leg Corruption & UPS Oven In Trucks
by WorkWeek
WorkWeek covers CNA Kaiser Nurses & Patients In Danger & PG&E Newsom Legislature Corruption & UPS "Oven In The Trucks" IBT Workers Heat & Labor Poet Tongo Issac-Martin...
Posted: Sun, Sep 11, 2022 11:10am PDT
image"Life & Death Issue" For Patients & Nurses At Kaiser: CNA Nurses Speak Out
by Labor Video Project
San Francisco NNU-CNA Kaiser nurses rallied and spoke out about the dangerous health and safety conditions for patients at Kaiser. They talked about their stress and how Kaiser because of allowing low staffing levels is a threat to the health of the patients....
Posted: Thu, Sep 1, 2022 3:24pm PDT
audioRichard 'Dickie' Haskell RIP (audio/mpeg 6.9MB) by DJ Mouse
Our dear friend is gone....
Posted: Wed, Aug 31, 2022 8:00pm PDT
imageBiden Administration Backs Offshore Fracking in California
by Center for Biological Diversity
Federal Filing Urges 9th Circuit to Overturn Ban Backed by Kamala Harris...
Posted: Wed, Aug 31, 2022 4:58pm PDT
imageKingswood Capital Management LP annihilates 89 pharmacies or more
by Lynda Carson
In opposition to corporate raider Alexander Wolf, Kingswood Capital Management LP, and Save Mart, UFCW 8 encourages its members to avoid Walgreens, and transfer their family’s prescriptions to an Albertsons, Bel Air, Rite Aid, Safeway or Vons pharmacy as soon as possible....
Posted: Fri, Aug 26, 2022 7:01am PDT
imageChallenging Colonialism s01 Bonus: Take Action to Protect Juristac
by Martin Rizzo-Martinez & Daniel Stonebloom
Amah Mutsun Tribal Band member Carolyn Rodriguez and Green Foothills Policy and Advocacy Director Alice Kaufman speak about the urgent need to protect Juristac--and how you can contribute....
Posted: Tue, Aug 23, 2022 8:39pm PDT
textCA advocates call on lawmakers to 'beat the heat' with action to address climate change by Ramon du Houx
Environmental advocates called on California to take strong action to beat the heat by addressing climate change. Community members, advocates, and EOPA CA-an organization with 440 CA elected officials - want to ensure California is a national climate leader. Attendees showed support for Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for climate action calling for state lawmakers to accelerate green-house gas reduction, the state’s advance toward 100 percent clean energy, institute public health setbacks for ...
Posted: Tue, Aug 23, 2022 7:25pm PDT
imageGilroy City Council Supports Local Tribe by Voting to Oppose Mine on Sacred Lands at Juristac
by Amah Mutsun Tribal Band
Gilroy, CA, August 16, 2022 — On Monday evening, the Gilroy City Council unanimously voted to take a position opposing the Sargent Quarry Project, a planned 403-acre sand and gravel mining operation that would be located just outside of the City’s jurisdiction. The council moved to produce a resolution urging Santa Clara County officials to deny approval of permits for the mine, which threatens open space lands that are held sacred by a local Indigenous tribe and have also been deemed critica...
Posted: Tue, Aug 23, 2022 9:44am PDT
imageNUHW In Kaiser Strike Demand That Newsom & Demos Prosecute Flagrant Violations Of CA Law
by Labor Video Project
At an NUHW Kaiser strike rally at the Kaiser headquarters the union demanded that Governor Newsom and California politicians enforce the healthcare laws which Kaiser they charged is flagrantly violating. Workers and patients also spoke about what they are facing....
Posted: Sun, Aug 21, 2022 9:51am PDT
imageNUHW Kaiser Strike TikTok Video
by Labor Video Project
Striking NUHW Kaiser clinicians rallied at the Kaiser headquarters in Oakland and did a TikTok video....
Posted: Fri, Aug 19, 2022 4:43pm PDT
imageNo More Kaiser Suicides! NUHW Members Strike Kaiser Health System
by Labor Video Project
Two thousand Kaiser NUHW healthcare workers went on an indefinite strike on August 15, 2022 for proper staffing and compensation to keep healthcare professionals on the jobs. As a result of a lack of proper staffing, Members and patients at Kaisers have committed suicide. Clinicians...
Posted: Mon, Aug 15, 2022 10:25pm PDT
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