Central Valley
Central Valley
image2019 Sacramento Kwanzaa: A Special Karamu Celebration
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The notion of "potluck" Kwanzaa in the 21st Century is a challenging local tradition that should not be a salient notion or limiting factor toward embracing Umoja year round and throughout the Kwanzaa season, Matunda ya Kwanza....
Posted: Thu Dec 5, 2019 5:05PM
imageMatunda Ya Kwanza: Our “California Grown” Pan African Celebration of Life
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
In Dr. Maulana Karenga’s own words he says, “The origin of Kwanzaa on the African continent are in the agricultural celebrations called the ‘first fruits’ celebrations and to a lesser degree the full or general harvest celebration. 2019 Sacramento Kwanzaa and California State Capitol Kwanzaa continues our journey toward expanding California Pan African Global Trade and Investment....
Posted: Thu Dec 5, 2019 4:04PM
documentFishing and environmental groups sue Trump administration for violations of ESA
by Dan Bacher
The lawsuit was filed at a critical time for salmon, steelhead, Delta smelt and other ESA-listed species in the Central Valley rivers and San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary....
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2019 7:05PM
imageWest Coast Crimethinc Tour Hits Bay Area & Beyond
by Crimethinc Tour Self-Management
Long running anarchist media collective, Crimethinc, is hitting the road for a west coast tour. Come see them in the bay area and beyond!...
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2019 11:51AM
calendarHuman Rights Day in Fresno
by Su Kapoor
CSU-Fresno North Gym...
Event Date: Sat Dec 7, 2019 8:30AM
Posted: Sun Dec 1, 2019 2:26PM
calendarNational Climate Strike at UC Davis
by Sunrise Movement Davis
UC Davis Quad, 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616...
Event Date: Fri Dec 6, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:56PM
calendarBlack Friday Climate Strike at State Capitol Sacramento
by Fridays For Future Sacramento
California State Capitol, North Steps, 1100 L Street, Sacramento , CA 95814...
Event Date: Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:57AM
imageNewsom freezes new fracking permits, but oil drilling permits outpace 2018
by Dan Bacher
The FracTracker Alliance and Consumer Watchdog unveiled a new website on November 19 to continually map and update the number of oil and gas wells permitted by the Newsom Administration: “The pace of permitting overall is still on track to beat the total number of permits issued during Brown’s final year in office (2018). The number of drilling and rework permits issued in the first ten months of 2019 through November 4 total 4,049. In the same period of 2018, unde...
Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:32PM
imageNewsom plans to sue over Trump water grab, but DWR releases plan that would increase water exports
by Dan Bacher
“We hope when making decisions on water that the governor will take into account all of the people that rely on California's clean water and fish for their income, drinking water, and way of life," said Regina Chichizola, co-director of Save California Salmon. "We need him to take on big water users like Westlands Water District, and demand flows that will restore our salmon and drinking water quality, while respecting the rights of California’s native people."...
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:21PM
imageFirst Fruits of the Harvest ~ Pre-Kwanzaa Unity Celebation
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Join us continue the expansion of Kwanzaa in the Capitol of the 5th Largest Economy on Earth, our "California Grown" Holiday comes to First Baptist Church of Sacramento in a good way......
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:31PM
imageGovernor Newsom orders scientific review of new fracking permits
by Dan Bacher
Food & Water Action California State Director Alexandra Nagy issued a statement today calling for more action on oil and gas in California. “While we are encouraged by the moratorium on cyclic steam, which is needed, much more should be done to address oil and gas issues in California,” said Nagy. “Since Governor Newsom took office, thousands of new drilling permits have been issued. The small steps announced today are in the right direction, but if we are really going to address fossil ...
Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:58PM
imageHundreds pack hearing to protest Trump administration proposal to dredge San Francisco Bay
by Dan Bacher
“Deepening the Bay to accommodate bigger vessels carrying dirty tar sands crude oil puts communities along the water and near the refineries at risk,” said Isabella Zizi, Climate Campaigner at and member of Protect the Bay....
Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:18PM
calendarNational Walkouts for DACA: Home is Here Rally in Davis
by HomeIsHere.US
Davis Central Park, 401 C Street, Davis 95618...
Event Date: Tue Nov 12, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:35AM
calendarNational Walkouts for DACA: Rally at State Capitol in Sacramento
by HomeIsHere.US
California State Capitol, 1315 10th Street, Sacramento 95814...
Event Date: Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:00AM
Posted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:16AM
imageGroups slam Trump administration's sweetheart water deal with Westlands Water District
by Dan Bacher
Interior's plan to “award one of the first contracts for federal water in perpetuity” to Westlands has been proposed at a critical time for Delta smelt, Sacramento River winter Chinook salmon, steelhead and other fish populations that depend on a healthy Bay-Delta Estuary to survive and thrive....
Posted: Fri Nov 8, 2019 6:39PM
calendarCalifornia Buffalo Soldiers Project ~ 2019 National Buffalo Soldiers Study Celebration
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Three Rivers Historical Society and Museum 42268 Sierra Dr. Three Rivers, CA 93271...
Event Date: Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Thu Nov 7, 2019 8:12PM
imageFishing Groups, Winnemem Condemn Water Board Plan to Continue Toxic Discharges into Delta
by Dan Bacher
"Fishermen and coastal communities have been dealing with the mess from upstream polluters for decades,” said Noah Oppenheim, executive director of PCFFA. “The result is poisoned waterways, fish stocks at a fraction of historic levels, and losses to salmon fishing jobs and California's own seafood resource."...
Posted: Thu Nov 7, 2019 5:55PM
calendarMrs. Ada Mills Young and Colonel Charles Young - National Veterans Small Business Week
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
California State Capitol Park Pioneer Camellia Grove 12th and Lst. Sacramento, California...
Event Date: Thu Nov 7, 2019 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Nov 5, 2019 4:55AM
documentAs CA expands oil drilling, Trump plans to frack on 1.2 million acres of federal lands
by Dan Bacher
Opponents of the Trump fracking expansion plan disagreed that promoting fracking and oil drilling on federal lands was “responsible energy development.” In response to release of the EIS, Food & Water Action Senior Central Coast Organizer Ana Rosa Rizo-Centino called expanding fracking and drilling “the epitome of irresponsibility.” “At a time when the climate crisis demands that California move away from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy, it is the epitome of irresponsibility to exp...
Posted: Fri Nov 1, 2019 4:02PM
documentTrump Plans to Open 1 Million More Acres of California Public Land to Drilling, Fracking
by Center for Biological Diversity
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., October 31, 2019 — The Trump administration today announced a proposal to open more than 1 million acres of public lands and minerals in central California to oil drilling and fracking. The plan, first floated in draft form in April, would end a more than five-year moratorium on leasing federal public land in the state to oil companies....
Posted: Fri Nov 1, 2019 2:58PM