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document9th Circuit Affirms Moratorium on Offshore Fracking Off California, Orders More Review
by Center for Biological Diversity
LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2022 — A federal appeals court today affirmed a lower court decision that prohibits offshore fracking in federal waters off the California coast....
Posted: Fri, Jun 3, 2022 5:54pm PDT
imageSCOTUS Decision Will Trigger Immediate Protest in San Francisco
by Natn'l Mobilization 4 Reproductive Justice-SF
Announcement of time and place to hit the streets. Terry Scussel of ProBonoPhoto took this picture of a May 14 event held by the San Francisco chapter of National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice in front of the main San Francisco public library....
Posted: Mon, May 30, 2022 3:48pm PDT
textAttack on Atlas Subsidary Office in Oakland by Anonymous
Windows smashed at Atlas child engineering firm CEL in solidarity with Atlanta Forest Defenders. NO COP CITY....
Posted: Thu, May 26, 2022 4:13pm PDT
imageSolidarity With ILWU Local 6 Tartine Workers After NLRB Certification
by Labor Video Project
A solidarity action was held for Tartine workers after the NLRB certified that ILWU Local 6 had won the election. Supporters went to the 595 Alabama location to build solidarity and talked about their long struggle....
Posted: Sun, May 22, 2022 8:37pm PDT
textSafeGraph: Data Mining and Surveillance of Reproductive Health by Variant
The high-tech tools of America's Fascist movement are developed in the Bay Area. Data brokerage company SafeGraph has been tracking the geo-location data of cellphones belonging to persons who work in reproductive health, as well as their patients. The CEO of SafeGraph is a UC Berkeley graduate, and their company was headquartered in SF, before moving to Denver in 2020....
Posted: Mon, May 9, 2022 11:55pm PDT
imageOutrage Explodes in Bay Area and Nation at Supreme Court Opinion Draft
by Leon Kunstenaar
The nation is angry about the Supreme Court's plan to abolish reproductive rights. In San Francisco, the National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice launched an immediate response to get people to the Federal Building to rally and led a march through the city....
Posted: Wed, May 4, 2022 10:43pm PDT
videoRapid Response for Abortion Rights, SF, May 3, 2022 (video/mp4 86.3MB) by lis cox
The Bay Area rallied quickly for a large rally and march in SF. 1 min video here by Lis Cox....
Posted: Wed, May 4, 2022 2:50pm PDT
imageNormalizing Nuclear War and Predicting Global Food Shortages
by Keith McHenry
(Photo of my grandfather and me on Easter Sunday at my parent’s home in Yorktown, Virginia 1959)...
Posted: Tue, Apr 19, 2022 9:13am PDT
textWhat is a Crime Wave? (first of a series) by Steve Martinot
As police demand equipment to deal with a crime wave, they are one. Their use of surveillance technology is part of that. This article is a brief analysis of how....
Posted: Fri, Apr 8, 2022 10:41am PDT
image200th Anniversary of Harriet Tubman and the connections to the Negro Pioneer Gold Book
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
1849 Gold Mining Town of Negro Bar, Sacramento County has a profound connection with the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom our California State Parks Strategic Planning chooses not to consider. California State University Sacramento houses essential primary source documents as does the intersection of the California State Library and California State Archives, soon apart of the Negro Bar State Historic Park* offerings...
Posted: Sat, Feb 26, 2022 9:04pm PST
image10,000 Year Old Indigenous Ohlone Bedrock Mortars In East SF Bay Area
by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
A look at 10,000 year old bedrock mortars in the East Bay of San Francisco region....
Posted: Sat, Feb 12, 2022 11:59am PST
imageWorkWeek Police Attack On KPFA Journalist Frank Sterling & Texas Professor Fired For Tweets
by WorkWeek
WorkWeek covers the attack on police attack on KPFA journalist Frank Sterling, the firing of a Texas professor for tweets and a solidarity rally for 5,000 striking Clover Dairy workers in South Africa....
Posted: Wed, Feb 2, 2022 12:08pm PST
imageWhole Foods Protest on Bezos' Birthday
by Dancing in the Street Out in Front
On a national day of action to Support Amazon Workers, Raging Grannies, Vigil for Democracy, and Dance of Peace protested in the street in front of Whole Foods in Palo Alto....
Posted: Fri, Jan 14, 2022 9:48pm PST
imageRemembering: GAIL BERKLEY- Editor of Post News Group
by Mike V Kinney
The passing of a great African-American news editor-Gail Berkley of the Oakland, CA. Post News Group...
Posted: Fri, Jan 14, 2022 6:58pm PST
textFood Empowerment Project Announces New Anti-Dairy Literature by Mark Hawthorne
Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.), a vegan food justice organization, is pleased to announce the release today of its new anti-dairy booklet "One Glass at a Time." Today, January 11, is the date that the U.S. dairy industry observes as National Milk Day. The eight-page booklet examines not only how animals are harmed for milk production but how the dairy industry hurts the environment and workers, as well as its role in colonization and environmental racism....
Posted: Tue, Jan 11, 2022 8:56am PST
imageSPAWN Announces New Residential Internship Opportunities in Marin County, CA Redwoods
by Todd Steiner
Marin County-- SPAWN announces new residential internship opportunities for recent college graduates to gain training and opportunities in habitat restoration, salmon biological monitoring, native plant propagation, and effective environmental advocacy....
Posted: Tue, Jan 4, 2022 8:17am PST
imageCalifornia’s Epic Traveling Wolf OR-93 is Dead After Vehicle Strike Along I-5
by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., November 24, 2021 — State wildlife agency officials announced today that OR-93, a radio-collared male wolf from Oregon who first entered California on Jan. 30, has died after being struck by a vehicle along Interstate 5 in Kern County....
Posted: Wed, Nov 24, 2021 12:17pm PST
imageProtesters Shot at Kenosha Called Heroes
by Kyle Rittenhouse is a Murderer
The three men shot by gun wielding Kyle Rittenhouse have been portrayed by the right wing as “BLM rioters guilty of assault.” But the lead prosecutor in the case, Thomas Binger, in his closing argument at the murder trial of Rittenhouse, called them heroes who risked their lives to disarm the gunman and protect the lives of other demonstrators. In the aftermath of the trial, in which Rittenhouse was pronounced not guilty, demonstrators in Oakland held up hero signs with photos of the murder v...
Posted: Tue, Nov 23, 2021 2:11am PST
imageThe Old International Hotel and the Brotherhood of Black Sleeping Car Porters
by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
A historic African-American hotel in Richmond, California were Black Train Porters organized the first ever union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters in the early 1920s....
Posted: Sat, Oct 30, 2021 9:48am PDT
audioOakland Grand Lake Theatre Rally for Julian Assange (audio/mpeg 2.2MB) by KPFA Radio/Ann Garrison
Julian Assange's extradition appeal is scheduled for October 27th and 28th, and with the Yahoo News bombshell that the CIA plotted to kidnap or kill him still making waves, activists around the world are standing up and demanding that the U.S. drop the charges. The hearing is scheduled for October 27 and 28. KPFA's Ann Garrison reports....
Posted: Sun, Oct 24, 2021 10:22am PDT