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image Natural Resources Secretary John Laird Opposes Rider Banning Delta Tunnels Lawsuits pic_secretary_john_laird.jpg by Dan Bacher
“I am writing to express opposition to recent attempts by Congress to circumvent California’s water management framework by adding riders to the Appropriations billl," said California Natural Resources Secretary John Laird....
Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:10PM
image Resnicks, Corporate Agribusiness Fund Jerry Meral's Prop 3 Campaign 480_meet_the_resnicks_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
As then Senate pro Tempore John Burton said so well in a letter to the Planning and Conservation League on September 23, 2002: “Jerry Meral has a history of making money for himself and PCL by crafting Bond Initiatives that get special interests to support the initiative campaign in exchange for having their projects funded by the bonds.”...
Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:45PM
image DPR 2017 Air Monitoring Shows all Pesticides Below Health Screening Levels 480_dpr_air_monitoring_2018_logo_1.jpg by Charlotte Fadipe
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) released air monitoring results showing that, once again, all of the pesticides monitored in the DPR air monitoring network in 2017, were found below levels that indicate a health concern....
Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:32PM
calendar Drop the Charges Against the Sacramento 3! Stop the Collusion by CHP and Sac DA with Nazis sacramento_hearing_20180720.pdf_140_.jpg by BAMN
Sacramento Superior Court - Judge Savage / Dept. 60 720 9th St. Sacramento, CA...
Event Date: Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:00AM
Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:34AM
image Metropolitan Water District Revotes to Finance $10.8 Billion of $17 Billion Delta Tunnels 480_mwd_vote_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The revote took place after two organizations, Food and Water Watch and the First Amendment Foundation, sent a notice exposing numerous violations of the Brown Act in connection with the April meeting....
Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:04PM
image Coalition Protests Delta Tunnels Tax as MWD Revotes on $11 Billion to finance WaterFix 480_food___water_watch_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Public records show that tunnel supporters on the MWD board, with help from Governor Brown, engaged in back room wheeling and dealing to pressure MWD board members to finance the tunnels project,” said Brenna Norton of Food and Water Watch....
Posted: Mon Jul 9, 2018 11:09PM
image State Water Board releases plan to increase flows in San Joaquin River and tributaries 480_san_joaquin_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Ironically, the same board that released the draft plan to increase water flows thorough the Lower San Joaquin River and its tributaries is also continuing with the evidentiary hearings for the change in point of diversion petitions by the California Department of Water Resources and the Bureau of Reclamation to build Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels....
Posted: Mon Jul 9, 2018 9:15AM
image Independence Day For Who? 480_screenshot_20180705-191232.jpg by Tina Marie
While families celebrated the 4th of July last night, activists shut down the streets of downtown Sacramento in solidarity with the Occupy ICE movement which is growing nationwide. Separation of Families continues be the focus of Human rights violations as child abuse reports increase....
Posted: Thu Jul 5, 2018 10:57PM
image Delta Counties, Groups Urge Legislature to Halt DWR Contract for Tunnels Financing 480_don_nottoli_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Opponents, including conservation groups, Tribes, environmental justice advocates, family farmers, Delta residents and elected officials, consider the Delta Tunnels project to be the most environmentally devastating public works project in California history. Don Notolli, Delta Counties Coalition Chair and Sacramento County Supervisor, spoke on his strong opposition to the construction of Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels during the public comment period at the first board meeting of th...
Posted: Thu Jul 5, 2018 4:37PM
image New map reveals massive number of offshore wells in California waters 480_dgsgycyucaeqssb_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Governor Jerry Brown has called Trump’s federal offshore oil drilling "short-sighed" and "reckless," but the new site — www.BrownvTrumpOilMap.com— shows Brown controls four times more oil wells in state waters than those Trump controls in federal waters, according to Liza Tucker, consumer advocate for Consumer Watchdog....
Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:33PM
image MWDOC approves resolution backing rider to ban Delta Tunnels lawsuits 480_ken_calvert_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Bob Wright, the Senior Attorney at Friends of the River, explained the dire implications of the Calvert rider. “The elimination of judicial review foreshadows a regressive slide from a government controlled by laws to a government controlled by rulers," said Wright....
Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:22AM
image Forest Service issues new permit for Nestlé to siphon water from SoCal creek 480_800_revenge_of_the_rabble_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“This new permit will allow Nestlé to continue draining this fragile watershed without adequate environmental protections,” said Lisa Belenky, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity....
Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:40PM
calendar Families Belong Together: Rally Protesting ICE in State Capital 480_famlies_1_1_1_1_1.jpg by Families Belong Together
US Citizenship and Immigration Services, 650 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814...
Event Date: Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:00AM
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:23PM
image Pena Adobe Park and Solano County Local Food Heritage img_8528.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Pena Adobe Park is a special place to build a positive new way forward toward a sustainable, equitable and inclusive local food system....
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:37PM
image Senate Committee passes bill that would make state more dependent on dirty energy 480_report-slider-western-grid_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“This legislation is not fixable,” emphasized Liza Tucker, consumer advocate for Consumer Watchdog. “There is nothing to fix. This is a scam to take away California’s energy independence and hand the system over to profiteering billionaires and energy traders. Lawmakers who fail to stop this measure, do so at their own peril.”  ...
Posted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:01AM
image Farm to Fork Friday - Lodi, California 480_img_8495_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Everyone is invited to contribute to our monthly positive conversation showcasing "A Taste of Africa" in the California Delta, heart of the greatest garden of the world....
Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:53PM
image Orange Co. water district committee backs rider banning Delta Tunnels lawsuits 480_okrofa-calvert_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“The close working relationship between MWDOC and Congressman Ken Calvert, House Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, and Hanford Congressman David Valadao is troubling,” said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta....
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:33PM
image SoCal water agency to vote on support for rider banning Delta Tunnels lawsuits 480_food_and_water_watch_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Representative Ken Calvert's rider would set a dangerous legal precedent if approved by Congress. “The elimination of judicial review foreshadows a regressive slide from a government controlled by laws to a government controlled by rulers,” summed up Bob Wright, Senior Attorney at Friends of the River....
Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:11PM
calendar Poor People's Campaign 2018: Rally in Sacramento 480_poor_people_1.jpg by Poor People's Campaign
California State Capitol building, 1315 10th St B-27, Sacramento, CA 95814...
Event Date: Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:30PM
Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:12PM
image Stolen Pan African Legacy in the Bear Flag Revolt 480_img_7853_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Men of Pan African Ancestry participated in the Bear Flag Revolt that began along the banks of the Cosumnes River. 2019 is the fulfillment of biblical prophecy... stay tuned......
Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:19AM