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document Long Beach Police Department’s Troubling Use of TigerText Application aclu_socal_tigertext_20180921_ltr_to_lbpd.pdf_140_.jpg by ACLU-SC
The Southern California ACLU sent this letter to the Long Beach police department chief and Long Beach City Attorney about LBPD's use of self-erasing messaging app TigerText...
Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:39PM
audio Keith McHenry & Barbara Brust on AB2178's Restrictions on Sharing Free Meals with the Poor (audio/mpeg 20.6mb) by A Rude Awakening
Keith McHenry of Food Not Bombs and Barbara Brust of Consider the Homeless speak on California AB-2178, which would impose new restrictions on individuals and community groups that share free meals....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:28PM
text Investing in corruption pays off for PG&E and other utility companies backing SB 901 by Lynda Carson
SB 901 next goes before the corrupt Governor Jerry Brown for his signature, and it is up to the ratepayers of PG&E and other utility companies to speak out in opposition to the multi-billion dollar swindle being orchestrated by the corrupt lawmakers of California!...
Posted: Sun Sep 2, 2018 1:25AM
image 2018 Pan African Global Trade and Investment Week 480_massamba_diop_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
September is African Heritage Month from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Washington DC to San Francisco, CA join us to highlight focused weeklong activities targeting increasing Califorina-Pan African Global Trade and Investment. Everyone is invited to join our positive new way forward....
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:58PM
text More Scandals Rock Southern California Nuke Plant San Onofre by Michael Steinberg
During August more scandals rocked Southern California's San Onofre nuclear power plant, resulting in an upcoming special federal investigation....
Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:54PM
image Into the Fire 480_into_the_fire_78998_1.jpg by Corina Roberts
Collaborating across what have become enemy lines is the only way we will develop survivable, sustainable policies and rekindle our relationship with the natural world...
Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:37AM
video National Prison Strike: Prisoners in 17 States Demand End to “Slave Labor” Behind Bars (video/mp4 45.4mb) by Democracy Now!
August 21: Prisoners across the country are set to launch a nationwide strike today to demand improved living conditions, greater access to resources and the “end of modern day slavery.”...
Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:16PM
text Siskiyou County Suspends Contract with Federal Wildlife-Killing Agency by Animal Welfare Institute
Siskiyou County officials recently announced that the county has suspended its contract with the notorious federal wildlife-killing program known as Wildlife Services. The program killed more than 28,000 animals in the county from 2008 to 2016. Siskiyou is the fourth California county to suspend its contract, after animal-protection and conservation groups argued that such agreements violate the California Environmental Quality Act and the California Endangered Species Act....
Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:38AM
document Homeless People in RVs Ask the Court to Stop the City’s Ticketing and Impoundment of Their Vehicles press_release.pdf_140_.jpg by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
(July 26, 2018, Washington, DC) – Hundreds of homeless people in San Diego, many with disabilities, hope to lawfully stay in their RVs and other vehicles after today’s preliminary injunction hearing. The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, along with Disability Rights California, Fish & Richardson PC, and others, will be heard in court at 2 p.m. PST today to request that ticketing and impounding of homeless persons’ vehicles, often the only form of shelter available to poor and dis...
Posted: Thu Aug 2, 2018 12:47AM
image City of Malibu Joins Mayor’s Monarch Pledge to Help Save the Monarch Butterfly 480_monarch-butterfly-milkweed_shutterstock_495x275_1.jpg by National Wildlife Federation
Mayor Rick Mullen declares July 23, 2018 to July 24, 2019 the Year of the Butterfly...
Posted: Thu Aug 2, 2018 12:16AM
image Philippines: Journalists Hurt and Arrested at NutriAsia Strike Dispersal 480_mass-at-nutriasia_1.jpg by Altermidya
Three AlterMidya correspondents, Hiyasmin Saturay, Eric Tandoc, Avon Ang, and one student intern from the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication, are among those arrested during the dispersal and are currently detained at the Meycauayan police station. AlterMidya, a national network of independent media outfits, strongly condemns the violence inflicted by the police and security guards on our journalists....
Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:49PM
text More Problems Arise At Shutdown San Onofre Nuclear Plant by Michael Steinberg
Just when you thought more problems couldn't arise at the shutdown San Onofre nuclear plant in Southern California, more are developing....
Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:52PM
image Origin of Chattel Slavery in the California Inland Empire 480_img_8684_1.jpg by Nicholas R. Cataldo
Lizzy Flake Rowan, once enslaved in North Carolina, lifestory shares a largely untold legacy of Slavery and Freedom in California...
Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:52AM
image Fragile No More! 480_idle_no_more.jpg by David Michael
Learn about what factors and triggers that lead to White Fragility, and how our language sugar-coats the system of racial oppression. Through pairing up in a sharing/listening exercise, small group discussions, and role play we will practice facilitating a Fragility Intervention and how we can help dismantle privilege that acknowledges that whites hold social and institutional power over people of color....
Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:38PM
document Lawsuit Challenging Ban on Living in Vehicles Moves Forward 1.pdf_140_.jpg by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
On Friday, June 8, a U.S. District Court denied the City of San Diego’s motion to dismiss in a lawsuit challenges the ticketing of homeless people living in RVs and other vehicles....
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:15PM
image 2018 Juneteenth - US Census of Agriculture 480_img_8307_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Everyone should take the time to reflect upon the final Confederate Port, Galveston Island, Texas and honor the legacy of the US Colored Troops, many who used military pay and pensions to become Black Agriculture Producers....
Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:08PM
document Tenants Together Report Reveals that Evictions in California are Triple Previous Estimates ca_evictions_are_fast_and_frequent.pdf_140_.jpg by Tenants Together
One statistic is always missing from any debate on California housing: the number of tenants facing eviction annually. Tenants Together, California’s statewide organization for renters’ rights, recently obtained and analyzed eviction data from the state’s Judicial Council. Although the Judicial Council collects eviction data, its annual reports do not set forth its eviction data. Given the statewide displacement crisis, Tenants Together requested the raw eviction data which gives an important...
Posted: Wed Jun 6, 2018 11:10AM
text Bay Area News Group article on the Governor's race ignores Delaine Eastin by Stanley Sokolow
A news article today from the publisher of The Santa Cruz Sentinel, The San Jose Mercury News, and many other local newspapers, speaks about the positions of gubernatorial candidates on higher education in California. It completely ignores Delaine Eastin although she is tied in recent polls with one candidate that they did talk about. Eastin knows education in California, has big plans for it, and they should have included her in the story....
Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 9:27AM
text California landlords are fined $8,000 by HUD for racist rental practices by Lynda Carson
Despite doing business in California, and being fined $8,000 for being involved in racist rental practices, records with the Bureau of Real Estate reveal that the status of the real estate license for Macbeth Apartment Services Inc., is expired and according to records with the Secretary of State their corporation status has been suspended!...
Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 11:51PM
text The Homeless Youth Epidemic is Growing: What are the Solutions to End it? by Megan Lee
This article is about how not having adequate housing affects students in the classroom and how California needs more low-income housing so that students have an adequate space to live and complete homework assignments....
Posted: Wed May 2, 2018 1:32PM