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calendarCalifornia Unhoused Reclaim Their Voice! by crystal sanchez
Sacramento City Hall 915 I St. Sacramento...
Event Date: Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:30PM
Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:47AM
image20th Anniversary of Rosa Parks Day
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by Michael Harris
20 years later the struggle continues in the City of Sacramento to honor the "Patron Saint" of the Women's Political Council who later became the "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement." Thankfully, Attorney Fred Gray, Esq. is still on the case and preparing to join us MLK 50 Anniversary - Sacramento Public Library....
Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:42AM
documentLawsuit Challenges Trump Plan to Frack, Drill 1 Million Acres of California Public Lands, Minerals
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by Center for Biological Diversity
LOS ANGELES, January 14, 2020 — Conservation groups sued the Trump administration today challenging the last step in the administration’s plan to allow oil drilling and fracking on more than 1 million acres of public lands and minerals in Central California....
Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:20PM
documentCourt: Trump Administration Unlawfully OK’d Longline Fishing Off California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif., December 21, 2019 — A federal district court has ruled that the National Marine Fisheries Service failed to adequately analyze threats to critically endangered leatherback sea turtles when it allowed longline fishing off California. The Trump administration violated the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Policy Act in failing to consider the best available science on impacts to leatherbacks....
Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2019 6:37PM
imageLarge Pro-Impeachment Rally Held in Clovis, CA
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by Peter Maiden
Around 350 demonstrators turned out for a pro-impeachment rally in Clovis, adjacent to Fresno. It was one of over 600 demonstrations nationwide that were organized by MoveOn.org....
Posted: Wed Dec 18, 2019 1:56AM
documentTrump Administration Gives Final OK to Drilling, Fracking in Central California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
New Document Breaks Moratorium, Sets Up Auction to Lease 1 Million Acres...
Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:30PM
imageCalifornia graduate students on wildcat strike
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by Evelyn Rios (WSWS Repost)
Beginning Monday, a group of graduate students at the University of California, Santa Cruz began a wildcat strike demanding a cost-of-living wage increase. The graduate students are demanding an end to their precarious financial situation, which many students report results in regularly skipping meals, spending some 50-80 percent of their income on housing in one of the most expensive rental markets in the US, and overall heightened stress levels in struggling to meet basic needs....
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:03PM
textUC Davis solidarity with UCSC striking grad students by UC Davis Solidarity
We UC Davis graduate students, undergraduate students, campus workers, and alumni fully support the striking graduate students at UC Santa Cruz and their demands for a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) in one of the most expensive areas to live in the world(1). Graduate students perform essential labor for the university, teaching classes, grading assignments, and helping students in office hours. The University administration knows exactly how much we get paid and how much housing costs, and ...
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:30PM
image"The Oppressive State is a Macho Rapist" Chilean flashmob dance comes to San Francisco
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by Impeach Piñera
The viral anti-state, anti-femicide dance flashmob from Chile has come to San Francisco....
Posted: Sat Dec 7, 2019 4:23PM
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