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calendarPicket Against White Supremacists!
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by NorCal Against Fascism
Meet at Fremont Park, 16th St.and P St., Sacramento. Note that the far right has not disclosed the location of their rally. Call or text 415-734- 1163 to confirm the final location of the anti-fascist meeting point....
Event Date: Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 9, 2021 4:06PM
imageOver 1600 gallons of oil spilled in Inglewood Oil Field; oil and gas scorecard released
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by Dan Bacher
“Yesterday's oil spill is a deadly reminder that the environmental racism that’s shaped and harmed Black, Indigenous, and people of color continues to put our health at risk,” said Martha Dina Arguello, STAND-LA Coalition and Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles....
Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:45PM
imageVigil for Slain Pushcart Vendor in Fresno
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by Peter Maiden
A vigil for slain street vendor, Lorenzo Perez, drew 250 to a park in Southeast Fresno. In the photo are friends and family of Perez at the vigil....
Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:11PM
imageMural for Deported Vets Unveiled in Fresno
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by Peter Maiden
A mural for deported vets was pasted onto a wall on an alley near Fulton Street in Fresno on March 28. In the photo Maria Rosales views the mural. She is the owner of the store, 3 Hermanos, which provided the wall for the mural....
Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:01PM
imageKickoff for Negro Bar State Historic Park Junior Ranger Program
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by Michael Harris
Early California Pan African Pioneers, both free and enslaved were a key part of the California Gold Rush. Our California Buffalo Soldiers were the early California Park Rangers and initial stewards of the land in an unsurpassed way....
Posted: Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:41AM
calendarMOTHERLOAD: Virtual Screening & Panel Discussion by Fresno County Bicycle Coalition
Virtual...
Event Date: Sun May 2, 2021 4:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:45PM
imagePrayer Vigil to Save Fresno's Tower Theatre
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by Peter Maiden
Protesters spell out "C-O-M-M-U-N-I-T-Y" at a prayer vigil across the street from the Tower Theatre March 11. The Tower is being sold to a conservative Christian church. Interfaith religious speakers defended the Tower District as a safe place for LGBTQ people....
Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 4:58AM
imageSalmon seasons slashed on much of California Coast due to low Sacramento, Klamath fish numbers
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by Dan Bacher
The question now is whether Governor Gavin Newsom, the State Water Resources Control Board and CDFW will make sure the fish get enough water to thrive or will they give the water to almond and hay exporters, while continuing to push new dams and the Delta Tunnel, noted Regina Chichizola, the co-director of Save California Salmon. “Most California cities are doing their job to conserve water and they are also impacted by the poor water quality in our rivers due to agricultural withdrawals a...
Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 10:36AM
imageGroups Sue California's Kern County for Fast-Tracking Over 40,000 New Oil and Gas Wells
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by Dan Bacher
it was clear from the meeting that the Kern County Board of Supervisors is beholden to the Western States Petroleum Association, the largest corporate lobbying group in California, the California Independent Petroleum Association, and the oil companies. The Board rubber-stamped the ordinance because of the many millions of dollars the oil industry has spent in lobbying and campaign donations in Kern County and throughout the state....
Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 10:27AM
calendarVoting Rights Now! Sacramento Capitol Rally & Digital Rally w/ CA PPC
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by CA PPC & National PPC
West Steps of the State Capitol, 1315 10th St, Sacramento, CA 95814; Masks and Safety Distancing Required Online here: https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/livestream/...
Event Date: Mon Mar 15, 2021 10:30AM
Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2021 5:29PM
image2021 Sacramento Ghanaian Independence Day Celebration
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by Adapted from 2020 Celebration
Sacramento Ghanaian Independence Day Weekend offers a sneak preview into an exciting new addition to the Farm to Fork Capitol in the Great State of California....
Posted: Fri Mar 5, 2021 12:34PM
calendarDrive Out Factory Farming - March Day of Action by DXE
25246 W Dorris Ave Coalinga, CA 93210...
Event Date: Sat Mar 6, 2021 11:00AM
Posted: Mon Mar 1, 2021 8:29PM
imageKern Co. Planning Commission to vote on proposed ordinance to allow 67,000 new oil wells!
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by Dan Bacher
The Kern County Planning Commission tonight will vote on a proposed ordinance to allow 67,000 new oil and gas wells to be drilled in Kern County over the next 20 years. This will nearly double the number of wells already there....
Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2021 4:51PM
imageBig Oil spent $10 million lobbying CA officials as oil production well permits doubled in 2020
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by Dan Bacher
The inordinate influence by Big Oil on California politicians and regulators has resulted in widespread air, ground and water pollution with huge health impacts on mostly Black and Brown communities living near oil and gas wells....
Posted: Mon Feb 8, 2021 10:13PM
imageEarthworks report reveals CA fails to safely manage radioactive and toxic oil wells
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by Dan Bacher
Estela Garcia, impacted resident and member of the Committee for a Better Arvin,” said, “In my community, there are many people who are sick - with asthma, with allergies, and many many people suffering from cancer. Here in Arvin, there are wells near schools and near apartments. There are wells that supposedly aren't operating, but a terrible smell comes to you if you get close to these sites.” “This pollution affects everyone in the community. So if you ask me, ‘what would you change in ...
Posted: Wed Feb 3, 2021 11:03PM
imageCalifornia's Bulldozer 'Restoration': From the Ballona Wetlands to the Delta
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by Dan Bacher
"Our Governor's cabinet members just announced a series of initiatives that support 'Nature Based Solutions' to counter climate change. So, how does Governor Newsom justify a project to bulldoze and excavate more than 2.5 million cubic yards of soil, paving the way for a new fossil fuel infrastructure for the aging gas storage field under this ecological reserve?" asked attorney Bryan Pease....
Posted: Wed Feb 3, 2021 10:52PM
calendar2021 National Freedom Day - California State Capitol - US Civil War Grove
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by Michael Harris
California State Capitol South Lawn US Civil War Grove...
Event Date: Mon Feb 1, 2021 11:30AM
Posted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 7:47AM
imageFederal Bill Proposes Fracking, Drilling Halt on California’s Central Coast, Bay Area
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by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, January 25, 2021 — U.S. Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) reintroduced legislation today to create a moratorium on fracking and drilling along California’s Central Coast and in the Bay Area....
Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 3:31PM
image2021 National Freedom Day - Black History in the California Gold Rush
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
(1840-1875) Discover the historical significance of Pan Africans in early California history is essential to preserve the authentic contributions that helped shape California and the United States of America....
Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:13PM
image2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in California
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by Governor Newsom
May 2021 closes out the 50th Anniversary Year of MLK Library in an underserved area of the Capitol of the Great State of California. MLK 50, Golden Anniversary will carry his prophetic message throughout Sacramento County and beyond year round. Apathetic slumber is over and genuine equality on the short horizon, Spring 2021....
Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:07PM