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calendarEarth Day of Action 2019: EcoFest Celebration & Volunteer Cleanups North Peninsula
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by Pacific Beach Coalition
Beach cleanups volunteering: various locations from Half moon Bay to Pacifica (use link to find a site in your area) EcoFest Celebration: Linda Mar/Pacfica State Beach, 5000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacifica 94044...
Event Date: Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:25PM
imageWells Fargo Headquarters' Street Seized by "Oily Wells Fargo" Protest
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by Leon Kunstenaar
350 Silicon Valley, 1000 Grandmothers, and over forty environmental groups seize a section of California Street. Photos by Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:17PM
imageConservationists Say 'Don't Doom the Bloom'
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by Central Coast News
This year's wildflower season in California is already experiencing a "superbloom" comparable to the 2017 season, and lovers of nature are flocking to many of the state's well known wildflower sites. As reported widely in the media, "Disneyland" sized crowds have already descended on the natural areas surrounding Lake Elsinore in southern California, creating massive traffic backups of people searching for photo-ops in the superbloom areas. On the Central Coast, poppies, lupines, goldfields, ...
Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:02PM
imageProtesters Shut Down Entire Block in front of Wells Fargo's Global Headquarters
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by Photos: Marie-Rose & Julien Ramboz
On March 18th, demonstrators rallied in front of Wells Fargo headquarters in San Francisco, blocking traffic and making their demands through a loudspeaker. They want Wells Fargo to invest in clean energy solutions to the climate crisis, instead of what the bank calls “traditional energy sources.” The rally was the grand finale after a 34 mile "March for Fossil Fuel Freedom." Photos by Marie-Rose Ramboz, Pro-Bono Photo and Julien Ramboz, Pro-Bono Photo. Please credit the photographers. To...
Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:34AM
calendarOakland: 25th Annual Earth Day Volunteer Clean-ups & Restorations
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by Oakland Public Works & Alameda Co Water Dist
Various parks, creeks, and recreation locations around Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:33PM
calendarCalifornia State Parks: Annual Earth Day Cleanup & Open Houses 2019
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by California State Parks Foundation
Multiple state park locations around the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout California...
Event Date: Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:00AM
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:45PM
calendarSecond Saturday Documentary Series - "The Reluctant Radical" by Niles Discovery Church
Niles Discovery Church 36660 Niles Boulevard Fremont, CA 94536...
Event Date: Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:30AM
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:03PM
calendarBay Nature Local Hero Awards Gala by Bay Nature
Berkeley City Club 2315 Durant Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704...
Event Date: Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:47PM
imagePumpin' Up the Protest in front of Wells Fargo Branch in San Mateo
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by Text: R.R. Photos: Chris Cassell
Ultimate destination: Wells Fargo headquarters in San Francisco! But on day one of a 3-day action, demonstrators first targeted the bank's branch in San Mateo. The location on W. Hillsdale Blvd. was the third of 12 stagecoach stops on the 34 mile trek. Photos by Chris Cassell, Probono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:21PM
imageMarch for Fossil Fuel Freedom Starts Near Stanford
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by Text: R.R. Photos: Chris Cassell
In the fight for a transition to cleaner, safer lives, activists marched to demand that Wells Fargo stop funding the fossil fuel infrastructure. 350 Silicon Valley spearheaded the march from Palo Alto to San Francisco starting on March 16. Native American leaders guided the procession with energy along the historic El Camino Real. Photos by Chris Cassell, Pro-Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:01AM
imageAdults Apologize “We Screwed Up” and Join Kids in SF Youth Climate Strike
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by Text: R. Robertson Photos: Pennie Opal Plant
Adults admitted "we screwed up" to teenagers who skipped school and travelled from all parts of the Bay Area to be in San Francisco on March 15. All photos by Pennie Opal Plant excepting top photo by J.J. Linx....
Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:58AM
calendarFood Sovereignty, Agroecology and Peasant Organizing in Nicaragua by Friends of ATC, MESA, TFOA
Trinity United Methodist Church ( Fireside Room) 2362 Bancroft (never Dana) Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Wed Mar 27, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:44PM
calendarBay Area Youth Organize Climate Strike As Part of Global Day of Action
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by Youth Vs Apocalypse
Starting at Nancy Pelosi’s office, 90 7th St. SF; marching past Dianne Feinstein’s office, 1 Post St, SF; rallying at Union Square....
Event Date: Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:00AM
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:43PM
imageNewsom promotes voluntary agreements that imperil salmon, Delta
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by Dan Bacher
Governor Gavin Newson, who received $637,398 from agribusiness interests in his campaign for Governor, including $116,800 from the Wonderful Company owners Lynda and Stewart Resnick, praised the voluntary agreements that would yield less flows for San Joaquin River and Delta salmon, steelhead and other fish species....
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:24AM
videoForest Defenders Take the Golden Gate Bridge to Save Headwaters Forest (1996) (video/mp4 91.6MB) by Northern California Earth First
Old-school Earth First! footage of Woody Harrelson helping to hang a banner from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, November 23, 1996....
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:06PM
imageU.N. Committee Urges UK Government to Consider “Comprehensive and Complete Ban” on Fracking
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by Food & Water Watch
Geneva/London/Brussels/Washington, March 13, 2019 - In an extraordinary move, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) slammed the United Kingdom’s policies on fracking for failing to protect the rights of rural women, and urged the British Government to “consider introducing a comprehensive and complete ban on fracking.”...
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:23PM
textThe Inconvenient Truth of Modern Civilization’s Inevitable Collapse by Mike Longenecker (xraymike79)
Climate change is gathering pace and it's beginning to take out keystone species, threatening global food supplies and the very future of mankind's existence....
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:32PM
imageLatest Report on Exploitation of Captive Marine Mammals: Situation Improving in West, Deteriorating in East
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by Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC—The tide is turning in the West for captive marine mammals, yet live capture operations, traveling dolphin shows, polluted sea pens and needless deaths of animals continue to mar the captivity industry around the globe, especially in Asia, according to a report co-produced by the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and World Animal Protection (WAP)....
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:35PM
imageWells Fargo has Dirty Energy Secret Activists Will Expose in Multi-Day Protest
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by R. Robertson
350 Silicon Valley says Wells Fargo Bank has a dirty-energy secret unknown to most--by its own admission the commercial bank is the biggest lender to the fossil-fuel industry. Target: Wells Fargo...and just in time to crash the financial institution’s annual founding day celebration, on March 18....
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:51AM
textWarning of 'Existential Threat' to Humanity, UN Chief Says Climate Change Moving Faster by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams
Warning that "we face a direct existential threat" because "climate change is moving faster than we are," United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, in a speech at the U.N.'s New York headquarters last September, demanded urgent action from world leaders to combat "the defining issue of our time."...
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:58AM