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imageBiden Administration Announces Decommissioning of Oil Rigs Off California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 22, 2021 — The Biden administration today announced its intent to prepare a programmatic environmental analysis of the impacts of decommissioning oil and gas drilling platforms, pipelines and wells off southern California....
Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:48PM
image2021 National Buffalo Soldiers Day - Example for the State of California
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by testimony from Renotta Young
The Buffalo Soldiers must be celebrated and their history told. They had a central role in helping to protect, build, and preserve America’s national parks. 2021 National Buffalo Soldiers Day - Union Square - establishing Monthly Buffalos Soldiers Day along the California Buffalo Soldiers Trail...
Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:56PM
textStop Sept 14, 2021 Recall by Nazi Republicans by Stop the Recall
September 14, 2021 is the date set for the Nazi Republican Recall of Governor Newsom. It will take a high voter turnout to stop it. Otherwise, California will have a Republican governor immediately who opposes raising the minimum wage, opposes the right to abortion, supports the death penalty, and of course, was a proud Nazi Trump supporter. All you have to do is vote No on the Recall, but you do have to vote. See https://stoptherepublicanrecall.com/news/...
Posted: Wed Jul 7, 2021 1:02PM
imageTask Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans
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by State of California Department of Justice
The institution of slavery is inextricably woven into the establishment, history, and prosperity of the United States. Constitutionally and statutorily sanctioned from 1619 to 1865, slavery deprived more than four million Africans and their descendants of life, liberty, citizenship, cultural heritage, and economic opportunity...
Posted: Mon Jul 5, 2021 11:42PM
imageL.A. City Council votes to support closing SoCalGas Aliso Canyon gas storage facility
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by Dan Bacher
“Governor Gavin Newsom, stop ignoring the other health crisis right here in LA,” said Matt Pakucko, co-founder of Save Porter Ranch and 14-year resident of Porter Ranch, at the press conference. “You shut down the entire state. It’s time to shut down this health disaster. It is as real as Covid for the thousands of people that are continually sickened by this fossil fuel dinosaur.”...
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 6:12PM
textLatinx Threat Narrative: Are We Dangerous? by Jorge Valle Medina
This piece discusses the Latinx Threat Narrative propaganda that has become well known in America's everyday conversations. This piece also touches on topics like racialization of minority groups and how these dangerous tools are use to further divide groups in America....
Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 2:46PM
textCheck out the new Vegan Lao Food Website! by Food Empowerment Project
Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.)’s latest website, VeganLaoFood.com is a delicious new resource for the Lao community, vegans and the vegan-curious!...
Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:43AM
imageNewsom plans full reopening in June as deaths hit 60,000
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by Melody Isley (WSWS repost)
The practices of the ruling class have been completely negligent and arbitrary. Tiered reopenings, completely lackluster economic relief, dangerous working conditions throughout the whole pandemic and continuous infections have led to more than 3.7 million infections and 60,082 preventable deaths in California alone....
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:26AM
imageOver 1600 gallons of oil spilled in Inglewood Oil Field; oil and gas scorecard released
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by Dan Bacher
“Yesterday's oil spill is a deadly reminder that the environmental racism that’s shaped and harmed Black, Indigenous, and people of color continues to put our health at risk,” said Martha Dina Arguello, STAND-LA Coalition and Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles....
Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:45PM
imageRegarding The Farewell Of Romaine “Chip” Fitzgerald
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by The Family & Committee To Free Chip
This new statement has just been released....
Posted: Thu Apr 1, 2021 11:06PM
textSchool reopening deals approved in Los Angeles and Oakland as unions stifle opposition by Dan Conway (WSWS Repost)
Those who did vote in “favor” were told repeatedly by the unions that they had no choice but to vote for the agreements....
Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2021 8:25AM
imageInland Empire schools reopen as infection rates remain high in Southern California
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by Peter Ross (WSWS repost)
Riverside and San Bernardino counties, the two largest counties in the Inland Empire, are overseeing some of the most aggressive school reopening plans in the state....
Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2021 9:09AM
textSan Francisco Bay Area school districts push to reopen schools by Angelo Perera (WSWS repost)
The ruling class and its political representatives are pushing to reopen schools before it is safe. Teachers and their earnest supporters in the Bay Area need to organize to oppose this....
Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:52AM
imageThe Pandemic, Newsom, The Recall & The Working Class
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by United Front Committee For A Labor Party
The bankrupt and corrupt policies of California Gavin Newsom and the Democratic Party are fueling the Republican funded efforts to have another recall in California. The last recall of Gray Davis was because of his support of deregulation of energy and putting Enron and other crooks in charge of the energy grid similar to what is happening in Texas...
Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:51PM
textCalifornia petition drive on track to force recall election this year by Dan Conway (WSWS Repost)
The right-wing petition drive against California Governor Gavin Newsom, organized by the state Republican Party, is on track to reach the 1.5 million signature threshold required to force a recall election later this year....
Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:20PM
imageIn opposition to PG&E’s Time-Of-Use rate plans during the covid-19 pandemic
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by Lynda Carson
Corporate Mobsters Attacking Us In The Age Of The Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic:...
Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:32AM
imageCalifornia study highlights dangers of COVID-19 pandemic to the working class
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by Bryan Dyne (WSWS repost)
According to a recent report by a UCSF research team, essential workers experienced a 22 percent higher mortality rate than they did in the four years before the pandemic....
Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2021 10:42AM
textAppeal Targets U.S. Wildlife Agency’s Refusal to Consider California Condor’s Significance to Tribal Groups in Approving Luxury Resort by Center for Biological Diversity
LOS ANGELES, February 2, 2021 — Conservation and tribal groups today appealed a recent court ruling that the California condor doesn’t qualify as a traditional Native American cultural property under federal law....
Posted: Wed Feb 3, 2021 12:59PM
textPeace and Freedom Party legislative proposals for 2021 by Cres Vellucci
Peace and Freedom Party seeks: representation in the California State Legislature; to match the rental exemptions of Costa-Hawkins with those of AB 1482; and to allow non-citizen parents and guardians the right to vote in school district elections....
Posted: Wed Feb 3, 2021 12:11AM
textDisability Community and Allies #HighRiskCA COVID-19 by Helen Walsh Diverse Disability Media
Disability Community and Allies Decisions are being made about us without us! Tell our state leaders that WE CAN'T WAIT! We are a vunerable population and we have been left out of consideration to receive the COVID-19 vaccination....
Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:38PM