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textNo Republican Recall of Chesa Boudin, SF District Attorney by Stop Republican Recall
Not to be outdone by the Republican Recall attempt of Governor Newsom, San Francisco's 56,000 Republicans (12% of 449,000 voters in November 2020) and friends are also trying to recall San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin by mailing a blank petition to San Francisco voters as the Nazi Republican Party has no other way to win anything in San Francisco. Do not fall for it; do not sign it....
Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:13AM
imageCommissioner of Baseball, Robert D. Manfred Jr., threatens Oakland
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by Lynda Carson
Oakland A's:...
Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 10:20PM
imageRallies in Bay Area for Voting Rights
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Bay Area residents mobilizing to demand Congress fight voter suppression and pass the For the People Act...
Posted: Thu Jul 8, 2021 2:12PM
imageAn Open Letter to City Council on Taxation
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by Steve Pleich
Council Needs to Tax Lodging and Property Transfers Before Asking Residents for More...
Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2021 11:33AM
textWhat The City of Oakland Isn't Telling You About How They Obstruct Affordable Housing by POOR Magazine
For nearly 10 years, organizers at POOR Magazine, a poor/houseless/Black, Brown and Indigenous people-led grassroots organization deep in the heart of East Oakland, have been building Homefulness, a permanent housing solution with 8 no-cost housing units for formerly houseless individuals and families. It doesn’t get more affordable than free, but Homefulness has taken 10+ years to build due mostly to an endless barrage of permit and inspection fees, impossible timelines, and fines for taking...
Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 5:45PM
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
imageMajor Spike in Dead Juvenile Salmon on Klamath River Reported by Yurok Fisheries Department
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by Dan Bacher
The Tribe said the disease is expected to eliminate an entire year class of fish, which will reduce the Klamath River’s already imperiled salmon runs for many years to come....
Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 1:38PM
imageAs massive Klamath fish kill continues, Karuk Tribe declares state of climate emergency
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by Dan Bacher
“Our monitoring traps are full of dead juvenile salmon,” said Toz Soto, Fisheries Program Manager for the Karuk Tribe. “The few fish still alive are infected with disease. It’s a catastrophic blow to the fishery and Karuk culture.”...
Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 1:34PM
imageEndangered Sacramento Winter Chinook Salmon are dying before spawning below Keswick
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by Dan Bacher
On Friday, May 21, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reported that endangered winter-run Chinook salmon are dying before they can spawn from exposure to water released from Shasta Dam that is too hot for fish to survive....
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 6:04PM
imageCatastrophic juvenile fish kill unfolds on Klamath River
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by Dan Bacher
“Right now, the Klamath River is full of dead and dying fish on the Yurok Reservation,” said Frankie Myers, the Yurok Tribe’s Vice Chairman. “This disease will kill most of the baby salmon in the Klamath, which will impact fish runs for many years to come. For salmon people, a juvenile fish kill is an absolute worst-case scenario.”...
Posted: Sat May 15, 2021 6:28PM
textCalifornia to ban new fracking permits by Jan. 2024, phase out oil extraction by 2045 by Dan Bacher
Representatives of environmental justice and climate justice groups praised the directive for being a step in the right direction, but said phasing out oil extraction in California by 2045 is too late and noted that frontline communities need an immediate 2500 foot health and safety buffer now, not later....
Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 5:10AM
imageSalmon advocates criticize Governor for promoting Sites Dam, voluntary agreements during drought
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by Dan Bacher
Salmon and environmental justice advocates criticized Newsom for using the drought to advocate for Sites Reservoir in Northern California and for his agribusiness-backed voluntary agreements that have held up badly-needed state actions to save salmon and other imperiled fish species from extinction....
Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 9:58AM
imageOn May Day 2021 ILWU Backs Chilean Dockers In San Francisco! Solidarity Has No Borders
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by Labor Video Project
San Francisco ILWU Local 10 on May Day rallied at the Chilean Consulate to support the strike action by Chilean dockers. Also Chileans spoke about the struggle in Chile....
Posted: Sun May 2, 2021 12:00AM
imageBlowing The Whistle At Cal-OSHA! Newsom, Murder On The Job & Cal-OSHA's Destruction
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by Labor Video Project
Charles Rachlis, a Cal-OSHA inspector blew the whistle on the massive failure of the agency which is supposed to protect the health and safety of workers in California. Governor Newsom ordered a hiring freeze in the middle of the pandemic and the agency has less than 200 inspectors for the 18 million workers of California. Rachlis spoke at a labor community rally on February 15, 2021....
Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:01PM
imageSalmon seasons slashed on much of California Coast due to low Sacramento, Klamath fish numbers
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by Dan Bacher
The question now is whether Governor Gavin Newsom, the State Water Resources Control Board and CDFW will make sure the fish get enough water to thrive or will they give the water to almond and hay exporters, while continuing to push new dams and the Delta Tunnel, noted Regina Chichizola, the co-director of Save California Salmon. “Most California cities are doing their job to conserve water and they are also impacted by the poor water quality in our rivers due to agricultural withdrawals a...
Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 10:36AM
imageGroups Sue California's Kern County for Fast-Tracking Over 40,000 New Oil and Gas Wells
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by Dan Bacher
it was clear from the meeting that the Kern County Board of Supervisors is beholden to the Western States Petroleum Association, the largest corporate lobbying group in California, the California Independent Petroleum Association, and the oil companies. The Board rubber-stamped the ordinance because of the many millions of dollars the oil industry has spent in lobbying and campaign donations in Kern County and throughout the state....
Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 10:27AM
imageWorkWeek On Coup & Coups and SF Treasure Island Criminal Cover-up
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by WorkWeek
WorkWeek covers the criminal cover-up of the development of San Francisco Treasure Island by San Francisco top Democratic Party officials and also the US attempted coup at the Capitol and US organized coups throughout the world....
Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2021 9:29AM
imageWylder Space Hosts "Freedom Fighters" Meeting, Owner Posts About Q and the "Plandemic"
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by SC Storm
Shortly after Wylder Space opened a brick and mortar restaurant in Felton in July of 2020, during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, chef and owner Molly Bravo organized a "freedom fighters meeting" at their new location. Bravo then shared a string of political posts on social media, which included a QAnon post calling the Covid-19 pandemic a "plan-demic," and other posts supporting "Q" and the QAnon conspiracy theory. Wylder Space was also identified by a member of the anti-masker group "K...
Posted: Mon Mar 8, 2021 5:06PM
imageOakland A’s and the invasion of the democracy snatchers
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by Lynda Carson
Invasion of the democracy snatchers in the midst of the coronavirus covid-19 pandemic!...
Posted: Sat Mar 6, 2021 8:17PM
documentReturn of the Sleeping Ban and a Letter to Mayor Meyers
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by Robert Norse
On February 23, City Council ignored dozens of speakers, silenced another two dozen, and passed the TOLO (Temporary Living Outside Ordinance) well after midnight. I filed a Brown Act complaint, noting the failure to provide adequate Agenda notice, requiring them to redo the item. I'm not holding my breath....
Posted: Fri Mar 5, 2021 5:16PM