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imageSierra Nevada Red Fox Population Gains Endangered Species Act Protection
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, August 2, 2021 — In response to a petition and lawsuits from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today granted endangered status to a population of one of North America’s rarest mammals, the Sierra Nevada red fox....
Posted: Mon Aug 2, 2021 11:34AM
imageBackups at US West Coast ports cause disruptions to trade network, speedups for workers
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by Claude Delphian (WSWS repost)
The increased strain on the seaport system is intensifying efforts to restructure the industry to make US trade more competitive in the world economy, and thus place a greater burden upon longshoremen and other logistics workers....
Posted: Mon Aug 2, 2021 8:02AM
imageEndangered Orcas’ West Coast Habitat Receives New Federal Protection
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by Center for Biological Diversity
15,910 Square Miles of Critical Habitat Added to Existing Salish Sea Protections...
Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 5:02PM
imageRevolutionary Persistence: Daniel Savio on S.F. Mime Troupe’s 62nd Season
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by John Malkin
Interview with San Francisco Mime Troupe musical director Daniel Savio - print and audio podcast. Originally broadcast on KZSC 88.1 FM / kzsc.org....
Posted: Mon Jul 26, 2021 9:18PM
imageMindful Intelligence: Alan Clements on his new book “Extinction X-Rated” and film “Spiritually Incorrect”
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by John Malkin
Print and audio podcast interview with former Buddhist monk, author, journalist and activist performer Alan Clements....
Posted: Mon Jul 26, 2021 9:25AM
documentNovato Victory: Kudos to the California Homeless Union and Attorney Anthony Prince
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by Robert Norse
In mid-July Attorney Anthony Prince of the California Homeless Union successfully applied for a restraining order to stop enforcement of a thinly-disguised anti-homeless Novato city Camping ban designed to work around the Martin v. Boise decision. Perhaps activists in Santa Cruz can take similar action, long promised by the Santa Cruz Homeless Union, either with or without an attorney....
Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:24PM
imageLocal Organizing to Stop Line 3
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by Michelle Merrill
Calling All Santa Cruz Climate and Indigenous Rights Activists! We’re trying to rapidly organize one or more Santa Cruz demonstrations for the efforts to #StopLine3, another disastrous tarsands oil pipeline violating treaty rights of Minnesota tribes. We need your help!...
Posted: Tue Jul 20, 2021 12:30PM
calendarFree Commander X aka Christopher Doyon - Nonviolent cyber activist defending the rights of the homeless
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by Keith McHenry
Free Commander X aka Christopher Doyon - Nonviolent cyber activist defending the rights of the homeless has court appearance Join the protest outside the Robert F. Peckham Federal Court House, 280 S. 1st Street, San Jose, California on on the day of his court appearance, Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at noon...
Event Date: Tue Jul 20, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 12:16PM
textQueers Vandalize Senator Scott Weiner's Beloved Castro Shithouse by anonymous
Why we attacked Wiener on July 5th... and why you should, too!...
Posted: Wed Jul 7, 2021 6:17PM
imageMembers of Congress Urge Secretary Haaland to Use Emergency Authority to Save Western Monarchs
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by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2021 — Fourteen members of Congress, led by Reps. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) and Salud Carbajal (D-Calif.), urged Interior Secretary Deb Haaland today to take immediate action to protect the western population of monarch butterflies from extinction using her emergency authority under the Endangered Species Act....
Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 11:24AM
image172th Anniversary of towns Negro Bar, Negro Hill and Mormon Island
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Today's Negro Bar State Historic Park expansion reflects the ongoing challenge since Colton Hall, Monterey and the initial offerings by the California State Legislature including Governor Peter Burnett inaugural address to the 1849 California Legislature in San Jose, CA....
Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 11:04AM
imageILWU & Fight Against Zionist Shipping Line ZIM In Oakland & West Coast
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by Labor Video Project
ILWU Local 10 retired member Jack Heyman is interviewed about the struggle against the Israeli shipping line ZIM and the action by ILWU longshore workers in Oakland and the West Coast to abide by picket lines....
Posted: Tue Jun 29, 2021 6:45PM
imageReport: California Oil Among the Most Climate-damaging on Earth
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by Center for Biological Diversity
State’s Crude Now Pollutes Climate More Than Canada Tar Sands...
Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2021 9:58AM
imageNew Wolf Pack Confirmed in California’s Plumas County
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Third Pack to Establish Home in State in Nearly 100 Years...
Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 6:39PM
imageWill California Schools Get Juneteenth Holiday?
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by Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo - Joyce Yu
Since 2004, the third Saturday in June of each year has been desginated, “Juneteenth National Freedom Day: A day of observance.” (Gov. Code,§ 6719.) But this is not a state paid holiday. On Thursday, Governor Newsom’s office noted that legislation and collective bargaining would be needed before Juneteenth became a paid holiday for California public employees. A spokesperson for the California Government Operations Agency also stated that creating a state holiday for Juneteenth in California ...
Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2021 11:36PM
imageBay Area Celebrates Juneteenth with "Abolish Police" Banners
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by anonymous
Two banners appeared today on Yerba Buena Island on the Bay Bridge reading "Abolish" and "Police." By re-centering the abolitionist cause of the holiday's origin, this message celebrated Juneteenth in true Bay Area fashion....
Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2021 5:49PM
imageCommander X taken from Mexico by the United States government
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by Free Commander X
On Friday June 11th, 2021 between 3:30 P.M. and 4:00 P.M. (Mexico City hours), Christopher Doyon was illegally detained. Known Worldwide as Commander X, this Hactivist has the quality of refugee recognized by the Mexican government, and even so he was handed over to the United States government, in violation of his human rights. We demand the Mexican government to act in benefit of the rights of Commander X and manage his urgent release....
Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:05AM
imageMetropolitan Water District Board Hires Adel Hagekhalil As New General Manager
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by Dan Bacher
On May 28, a broad coalition of groups sent a letter to the board supporting the hiring of Adel Hagekhalil....
Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 8:08PM
imageFolsom Juneteenth "Remembering the Ancestors" from 1849 Negro Bar, Sacramento County
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Our 20th Anniversary, Folsom Juneteenth Freedom Celebration, will be an amazing new opportunity to build stronger bridges utilizing mutually beneficial California - Pan African Trade and Commerce...
Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:15AM
image‘A Wake for the Whales’ Marks Bay Area Deaths, Calls for New Protections
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by Center for Biological Diversity
World Oceans Day Event Highlights Ship Strikes, Fishing Gear Entanglement, Climate Change as Top Threats to Whales...
Posted: Wed Jun 9, 2021 9:37AM