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calendar Winter SOL NEST at Fairfax Pavillion Art Music Healing Acro 480_solnestposter_1.jpg by Crisitan See Ellauri
Fairfax Pavillion, 142 Bolinas Rd, Fairfax, California 94930...
Event Date: Sat Dec 17, 2016 6:30PM
Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:33PM
text Women's Safety on Sonoma State University's campus by Samantha Bosnich
Safety on college campuses has been recently called into question because of the sexual assaults that have been occurring. My group and I conducted a research project on women's safety at Sonoma State University and Santa Rosa Junior College. We distributed surveys and got results that were interesting....
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:55PM
text Women's safety on college campus (Sonoma State University and Santa Rosa Junior college) by Maxime Montoya
This is about the safety of women on the Sonoma State and Santa Rosa JC campuses and the suggestions that students and faculty have about what could be done to improve the safety of women on the campuses....
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 6:59PM
text The Effects of Officer Involved Shootings On Police Officers by Robert Coxon
In this letter I discuss how the recent officer involved shootings have effected how police officers may react when they are confronted with a dangerous subject. Shootings of black men by the police are frequently in the media and are often seen as unnecessary by the public. This may cause officers to hesitate pulling the trigger because they do not want to be labeled as a killer by the media....
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:35AM
text Keep the Santa Rosa Media Center Open by Robyn Kasper
The city of Santa Rosa is trying to shut down the community media center...
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:50PM
text Student Debt after College by Miranda Garihan
New college graduates fear for their future. Big banks, corporations, and the government are at blame for the student loan crisis. Student loan debt is delaying life decisions such as buying a home, getting married, and having children....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 5:13PM
text As Commercial Crab Season Opens, Fishermen Urged to Implement Gear Modifications to Prevent Whale Entanglements by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif., November 14, 2016 — As the commercial Dungeness crab season opens in California Nov. 15, the Center for Biological Diversity is urging fishermen to comply with recommended gear modifications to help reduce the risk of whale entanglements. The season’s opening days put whales at high risk because more available crab means fishermen are on the water as many days as possible....
Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:23PM
image Santa Rosa: Solidarity with Marginalized Communities 480_20161113_134358_1.jpg by Z
In Roseland/Santa Rosa protesters lined the street to protest the growing hatred....
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 2:55PM
image Sonoma County Voters Strongly Favor Open Space and Growth Control 480_sonomahills_1.jpg by Teri Shore
Measure K protects more than 53,000 acres of open space and farmland Measure Q Renews Cotati Urban Growth Boundary for 30 years...
Posted: Wed Nov 9, 2016 12:14PM
text CAA opposes ordinance to protect Section 8 renters from discrimination by Lynda Carson
The California Apartment Association (CAA) stepped up to the plate to oppose a proposed ethical ordinance prohibiting discrimination against section 8 tenants in Marin County. The CAA has taken an unethical position against the ordinance to protect section 8 renters, as well as opposing some ethical renter protection ballot measures in 6 cities in the Bay Area recently!...
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:29PM
text Bay Area Biologist Fighting for Sharks in South Africa by Joanna McWilliams
A Bay Area resident is taking the fight to protect our oceans from Northern California to South Africa. This week, thirty-year veteran environmental activist and biologist, Todd Steiner, executive director the Marin-based Turtle Island Restoration Network and SPAWN, is in South Africa advocating on behalf of marine wildlife. Joined by several colleagues, he is attending a major international treaty conference to promote greater protections for endangered marine species, including two species ...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 10:34AM
text Thousand of Activists Call for Protection of Silky Sharks at U.N. Wildlife Conference by Joanna McWilliams
This week conservationists delivered a petition signed by 15,002 global citizens to the Presidents of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala calling on them to support greater protections for silky sharks at an upcoming world wildlife conservation meeting....
Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:17AM
text Special investigator to probe anti-rent-control petition complaints in Santa Rosa by Lynda Carson
The residents are complaining that the signature gatherers are falsely claiming that the petition supports renter protections in Santa Rosa, and that they were tricked into signing it!...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:44PM
calendar POW/MIA Recognition Day 480_pow_mia_day_flag.jpg by Terry Graham
Your home, restaurant, club and other venues wishing to observe 2016 POW/MIA Recognition Day....
Event Date: Fri Sep 16, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 2:39PM
calendar Community Rally against the TTIP by Movement for a People's Democracy (Bay Area)
Vallejo Ferry Terminal, 289 Mare Island Way, Vallejo CA...
Event Date: Sat Sep 17, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2016 10:05PM
text CAA may be backing anti-rent control petition in Santa Rosa by Lynda Carson
What is happening in Santa Rosa appears to be very similar to what happened in Richmond when the California Apartment Association (CAA) used a petition in 2015 to steal renter protections from the renters in that city!...
Posted: Fri Sep 9, 2016 11:47PM
text Silky Sharks Singled Out as Species to Protect at International Conservation Meeting in Ha by Joanna McWilliams
This week, participants at an international conservation meeting in Hawaii set a new bar in the conservation of imperiled sharks by overwhelming voting in favor of a resolution to increase protections for silky sharks, a species facing dangerous declines due to industrial fishing practices. The resolution, advanced by Turtle Island Restoration Network, PRETOMA, and Nakawe Project at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress, received 95 percent fav...
Posted: Thu Sep 8, 2016 9:13AM
audio Greens to Protest Commission on Presidential Debates at Dominican (audio/mpeg 1.9mb) by KPFA Weekend News/Ann Garrison
By calling itself the "Commission on Presidential Debates," the private corporation that controls presidential debates masquerades as a government entity. It is in fact a private, corporate-funded corporation controlled by the Republican and Democratic National Committees. A federal judge appointed by President George W. Bush recently tossed out a lawsuit brought against the so-called commission for excluding Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein and Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson. T...
Posted: Mon Sep 5, 2016 12:32PM
text New Study Links Eating Shark Fins & Meat to Alzheimer’s Disease by Joanna McWilliams
A new study by scientists from the University of Miami has found high concentrations of toxins linked to the development of Alzheimer’s disease in the fins and muscles of 10 species of sharks....
Posted: Thu Sep 1, 2016 8:45AM
calendar Turtle Island Presents "Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret" in Rohnert Park, CA by Cassie Burdyshaw
Reading Cinemas Rohnert Park 16, 555 Rohnert Park Expressway, Rohnert Park, CA, US, 94928...
Event Date: Wed Sep 7, 2016 7:30PM
Posted: Thu Sep 1, 2016 8:40AM