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imageCalifornia regulators approve 12 more new fracking permits during a global pandemic
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by Dan Bacher
On Monday, June 1, the California Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM), the agency responsible for regulating oil and gas in the state, quietly approved 12 new hydraulic fracturing permits to Aera Energy LLC for the Lost Hills Oil Field in Kern County, according to Food and Water Watch Action....
Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:13PM
imageBe a Witness of the City of Fresno’s Homeless Policy
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by Mike Rhodes
A shift in the City of Fresno's policy on homelessness is taking place and this article details how this will impact the homeless....
Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:38AM
calendarJuneteenth Farm to Fork Friday - California State Capitol
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
11th and L Street Across from California State Capitol Building...
Event Date: Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:21PM
imageTell High Speed Rail Authority to Protect Wildlife, Avoid Destruction of Farmland
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by Green Foothills
Today is the deadline to submit comments on the environmental analysis of running high speed rail from San Jose to Merced....
Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:26PM
textSacramento And Swiss Sister City Liestal Need To Talk About Their History by Noam Schaulin, JUSO BL
After the attack on the now removed statue of the founder of Sacramento John Sutter, the Young Socialist Party of the swiss canton of Baselland launched an action in Sutters hometown to draw attention to the fact that John Sutter was a slave owner and child trader. Now, they want Sacramento and its sister city Liestal (Switzerland), capital city of the canton of Baselland, to use their partnership to remember Sutters victims and educate the citizens of both places....
Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:04AM
imageStreet in Front of Fresno City Hall painted with "Black Lives Matter"
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by Peter Maiden
Over four hundred people came out to downtown Fresno June 18 to paint “Black Lives Matter” in twenty foot tall letters on P Street where it passes in front of City Hall....
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:42PM
imageShould the Centerpiece in our California State Capitol be relocated?
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by Adopted from Bill George
Sacramento Historical Society reacts to the removal of the statue of John Sutter at Sutter Hospital and is preparing for future challenges, Should the centerpiece in the California State Capitol be relocated?...
Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:00PM
imageBlack Lives Matter March in West Fresno
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by Peter Maiden
Several hundred marched through West Fresno to protest police killings....
Posted: Sun Jun 7, 2020 1:10PM
imageBlack Lives Matter Vigil for Allies
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by Peter Maiden
A Black Lives Matter Protest at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Fresno...
Posted: Sun Jun 7, 2020 1:05PM
imageSacramento, CA: Emergency Fund for Tee, Shot in Head with Tear Gas Canister
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by Friends of Tee
On May 30th, our beloved friend Tee Fansofa was shot in the head with a tear gas canister along with 7 rubber bullets; 3 to the head and 4 to the body above the waist....
Posted: Tue Jun 2, 2020 7:20PM
imageVigil for George Floyd in Fresno
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by Peter Maiden
Vigil for George Floyd in Fresno May 29...
Posted: Fri May 29, 2020 7:31PM
imageSan Benito Evening Primrose Recovered, No Longer Needs Endangered Species Protection
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by Center for Biological Diversity
VENTURA, Calif., May 29, 2020 — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed removing the San Benito evening primrose from the federal list of threatened species based on recovery of the plant, which occurs in the central coast range of San Benito, Monterey and Fresno counties....
Posted: Fri May 29, 2020 3:27PM
calendarDavis Car Protest to "Cancel the Rents & Mortgages!"
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by Cancel the Rents
Central Park, 5th St & B St, Davis, CA 95616...
Event Date: Sat May 30, 2020 11:00AM
Posted: Tue May 26, 2020 8:51PM
calendarCal-OSHA Do Your Job -Essential Workers Are Not Expendable
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by LCLAA Sacramento
Cal-OSHA 2424 Arden Way, Suite 160 Sacramento, CA 95825...
Event Date: Mon Jun 1, 2020 11:00AM
Posted: Sun May 24, 2020 11:51AM
imageCalOsha Do Your Job - Lives Over Corporate Greed-Essential Workers Are Not Expendable
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by LCLAA Sacramento
LCLAA Sacramento will be protesting the lack of protection by Cal-OSHA and demand that 1,000 new inspectors for inspection of California workplaces....
Posted: Sun May 24, 2020 11:46AM
imageLawsuit by Three Groups Challenges Contracts Imperiling Delta, Fish
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by Dan Bacher
Such diversions “reduce freshwater flows through the Delta causing and worsening harmful algal blooms (HABs) which threaten the public health of those drinking, fishing in, or swimming in, Delta waters, or inhaling the air near Delta waters,” the complaint states...
Posted: Wed May 20, 2020 7:23PM
imageConsumer Group Urges Newsom: No New Wells Without Oil Co. Bonding for Permits
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by Dan Bacher
“Given the state’s grave deficit, it’s imperative that no new wells be approved without full bonding for their clean-up and a requirement to plug a certain number of idle wells in exchange for a new permit,” the letter said.  ...
Posted: Wed May 20, 2020 3:55PM
imageLabor and Environmental Groups Ask Governor to 'Protect People and Not Polluters
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by Dan Bacher
"Workers in the fossil fuel industry, like workers in every industry, should receive direct relief during this crisis, and should receive transition assistance going forward as oil and gas production and use in California continues its inevitable decline."...
Posted: Tue May 19, 2020 11:15AM
calendarMLK Memorial Library - 50th Anniversary Celebration
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
MLK Memorial Library 24th Street Bypass / Florin Rd Sacramento, California 95822...
Event Date: Mon May 18, 2020 4:30PM
Posted: Mon May 18, 2020 8:47AM
imageAquAlliance files lawsuit against water transfers from Sacramento River watershed
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by Dan Bacher
The lawsuit states, “These water transfers would drain both surface and groundwater resources from the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River watersheds, imposing significant and irreversible threats to the people and sensitive species that rely on these water resources and associated aquatic and riparian habitats.”...
Posted: Thu May 14, 2020 5:46PM