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calendar Pack to Court to Support Anti-Racist and Anti-Fascist Protesters in Sacramento by BAMN and Brown Berets de SacrAztlan
Sacramento Superior Court Dept. 18 720-9th St. Sacramento, CA...
Event Date: Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:31PM
image 2019 California Black History Month ~ Celebrating Pan African Migration 480_negro_bar_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
From Sutter’s Fort to Historic Coloma we must preserve and interpret the resilience of our African American family, showcase the salient contributions that impacted the establishment of the Great State of California, and most of all the Pan African perseverance opportunity at Negro Bar, California, established in 1849, today part of our California State Parks System....
Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:09PM
image A Celebration of the Justice for Oscar Grant Protesters 120_riotswork.jpg by Dave Id
January 1, 2019, marks ten years since the murder of Oscar Grant by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle. In the lead up to this grim anniversary, a number of articles, multimedia pieces, radio programs, and television news segments have been produced to commemorate the occasion. Especially moving are those that give voice to Oscar's family and friends. But it's rare to see significant tribute paid to the fact that were it not for the vigor and relentlessness of protesters and activists, ...
Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:09PM
text Progressive slates are formed for the upcoming ADEM election by Steven Mazliach
Make sure to vote in the upcoming ADEM elections in the Democratic party to elect progressive representatives to the statewide body....
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 3:41PM
image Department of Pesticide Regulation finds illegal pesticides on our food 480_whatonfood_1.jpg by Sarait Martinez
“DPR’s study indicates that on average, Californians can expect to eat a piece of poison on our plates once a week, due to pesticide residues. That’s an unacceptable gamble, if you’re eating non-organic produce,” said Mark Weller, Co-Director of Californians for Pesticide Reform....
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:02PM
text Is Housing a Human Right? by Keanu Thompson
With the current housing crisis in the Bay Area, there is a question of responsibility for those displaced by gentrification. Housing inequities can be traced back to the beginning of the 20th century and the effects can be seen today....
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:09PM
text Radio 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
image Justice For Kaiser Patients & NUHW Workers! Stop The Suicides From Profiteering & Cost Shifting 480_img_6645_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
NUHW Kaiser mental healthcare workers in California launched a five-day strike on December 10, 2018, over care for patients and NHWA workers conditions. They rallied and marched at SF Kaiser....
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:20AM
video Valentin Lopez Speaks on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (video/mp4 85.4MB) by Santa Cruz News
Valentin Lopez, Chairman of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, spoke at an event in celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, hosted by the United Nations Association: USA Santa Cruz, CA Chapter on December 8 at the Resource Center for Nonviolence....
Posted: Sun Dec 9, 2018 3:00PM
calendar What’s at Stake for Sargent Ranch/Juristac 480_sargent_ranch_-_juristac_1.jpg by Protect Juristac
Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center 17000 Monterey St, Morgan Hill...
Event Date: Tue Dec 4, 2018 6:30PM
Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:01AM
image Delta Council Staff Finds CA WaterFix Inconsistent with Delta Plan, Chair Urges Withdrawal 480_img_6414_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Since the Delta Stewardship Council must find that WaterFix is consistent with the Delta Plan before DWR can begin construction of WaterFix facilities, “It now appears that there is almost no chance that Delta tunnels will be approved and begin construction before Governor Brown leaves office in January 2019," according to Chris Shutes of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA)....
Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:48PM
text Will CA Department of Pesticide Regulation ban Big Ag's use of Toxic Air Contaminates? by Kate Hitt
As a Watsonville local and school bus driver, I have had it with all the toxic fumigants and sprays that are poisoning us and contributing to climate change. I joined Safe Ag, Safe Schools to stop poisoning kids and neighbors by making 1 mile 24-hour no toxic spray or fumigation buffer zones around schools....
Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:39PM
image Interior and Commerce Secretaries sign agreement to expedite Big Ag water deliveries 480_ryan-zinke_pd_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The Golden Gate Salmon Association (GGSA) blasted the agreement as a move by Deputy Interior Director David Bernhardt to “seize and consolidate control of northern CA water needed by salmon for use of his former clients in the western San Joaquin Valley to grow nut crops for export to China...
Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:25PM
image West Coast crab fishermen sue fossil fuel industry over losses caused by climate change 480_noah_oppenheim__1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Americans are well aware of the damaging and sometimes catastrophic effects of climate change,” said Noah Oppenheim, PCFFA's executive director, in a press release. “For crab fishermen, that means significant portions of the Dungeness crab fishery have been closed repeatedly since 2015, including parts along the coast this year.” Photo of Noah Oppenheim by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:45PM
image Tree Sitters Protest Sierra Pacific Industries Clearcut Logging 480_img_0184_1.jpg by KP
Forest Defenders in Humboldt County took to the trees on forestland owned by Sierra Pacific Industries, California's most massive clear cutter and largest landowner. They are defending old growth and mature trees on a timber plan very close to where they have been defending forests on Humboldt Redwood Co. land....
Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:02PM
image Department of Pesticide Regulation rejects Federal Court Order to ban chlorpyrifos 480_pesticide-0282_1.jpg by Sarait Martinez
Rejecting the order of the 9th Circuit Federal Appeals Court to end the use of a brain-harming pesticide, state regulators November 15th announced a set of interim recommended measures aimed at limiting exposure to the organophosphate pesticide chlorpyrifos, known to cause permanent brain damage in young children. But the measures fall far short of the ban many are calling for. State regulators have found that young children in California risk permanent neurotoxic effects from exposure to uns...
Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:42PM
image UCSC Students Initiate Petition to Close Campus Due to Poor Air Quality 480_california_wildfires_2018_1.jpg by Santa Cruz News
Students at the University of California, Santa Cruz have initiated a petition calling for the closure of campus due to poor air quality from the California wildfires. Over 700 individuals have signed the electronic petition so far. One individual commented on the website that they felt like they were "back in Beijing". Another wrote: "I don't want lung cancer". Sign the petition here: https://www.change.org/p/uc-santa-cruz-administration-closing-campus-due-to-poorair-quality-uc-santa-cruz...
Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:51PM
image Thousands of Prisoner Firefighters Combating Wildfires in California Today 480_california-fires-november-14-2018.jpg by Dave Id
Among those brave enough to combat fires by taking on such dangerous duties as creating containment lines in hot zones are thousands of people enslaved by the prison industrial complex. For instance, two hundred are involved with fighting the ongoing Camp Fire. The California Department of Corrections seems proud that this past summer 58 of them were kids....
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:45PM
image California Dungeness Crab Season Opens, Endangering Whales, Sea Turtles 480_humpback_whale_entanglements_1.jpg 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
image Judge orders moratorium on offshore fracking in federal waters off California 480_brown_vs._trump_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Protecting the health of our coastal waters is essential to our commitment to conserving the ecosystem and marine life necessary for our maritime culture,” said Mati Waiya, executive director of Wishtoyo Foundation. “The decision by honorable Judge Gutierrez upholds the law that ensures the health of our ocean waters. We all celebrate this decision that honors the rights of our maritime resources.”...
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:24PM