image Marin Eagle Scout’s Final Project Will Get Redwood Trees Growing in Bay Area Classrooms 480_liam_1.jpg original image (1600x1200) by Joanna Nasar McWilliams
Marin High School Student and Eagle Scout Liam Birmingham learned about the 10,000 Redwoods Project (, and decided to devote his time to assisting Turtle Island Restoration Network achieve this goal.
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 10:18AM
calendar Sound Summit: A Benefit for the Mountain by Roots and Branches Conservancy
Mountain Theater, Ridgecrest Blvd in Mount Tam State Park
Event Date: Sat Sep 17, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:12AM
image Patient Advocates Denounce Sonoma Sheriffs for Raids on Medical Cannabis Manufacturers 480_rally-for-patients-rights-santa-rosa_6-16-16_1.jpg original image (900x675) by Americans for Safe Access
"Thousands of California patients woke up today fearing for the future of their medicine" said Don Duncan, California Director of Americans for Safe Access. “It is time for local authorities to address perceived violation of regulations by means of civil penalties instead of criminal action. The path taken by Sonoma law enforcement yesterday is counterproductive to moving cannabis businesses towards licensing and regulatory compliance.”
Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:08PM
calendar Rally for Patients' Rights 480_rally-for-patient-rights_1.jpg original image (1568x590) by Sonoma County Growers Alliance
Sonoma County Superior Court 600 Administration Dr, Santa Rosa, California 95403
Event Date: Thu Jun 16, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 7:23AM
text Killer whales remain protected in Washington by via OCEANA
Olympia, WA, June 10, 2016 – Today the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously to maintain killer whales on the state’s Endangered Species List. This vote follows the recommendation of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists who prepared a detailed review of the status of Washington’s southern resident killer whales. Oceana commends the Commission for its decision given the dire situation. Only eighty-three killer whales remain in the southern resident po...
Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2016 5:03PM
calendar Meeting on Likely DEA raids in Sonoma 480_sonoma-county-cultivators-alliance.jpg original image (1000x1000) by Sonoma County Cultivators Alliance
2255 Challenger Way, Suite 106, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Event Date: Wed Jun 15, 2016 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2016 12:08PM
image More Information (Comment On: Meeting on Likely DEA raids in Sonoma) by Press Democrat
Report from JULIE JOHNSON THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | June 15, 2016 Sonoma County law enforcement agencies raided a half-dozen properties associated with a local nonprofit cannabis oil company called Care By Design Wednesday morning, including a large laboratory at a west Santa Rosa business park. Santa Rosa Police Lt. Michael Lazzarini said that “several” people had been arrested on drug possession charges during the coordinated searches at businesses at Circadian Way and Standish Avenue, a nursery at a rural property on Irwin Lane and residences in Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park. Detectives suspect the entirety of the operation — from the cannabis oil manufacturing to the way the business was being run — was being done outside the law and city codes, Lazzarini said. But a spokesman with Care By Design, a well-known brand of products infused with cannabis oils, said that they are a legal business and have been working with state regulator to “set the gold standard” for how concentrated cannabis manufacturing. Santa Rosa police teamed up with Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents to conduct coordinated searches of at least six properties in the city and county affiliated with the group, Lazzarini said. Read More:
Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2016 3:55PM
calendar 16th Annual Non-Profit Breastfest Beer Festival 480_c955772e-d561-49e5-8f3d-4c988a43f311.jpg original image (533x800) by Antonio D
Marin Civic Center 10 Avenue of the Flags San Rafael, CA 94903
Event Date: Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:21AM
document Immediate Habitat Protection Sought for Killer Whales Along West Coast orca_proposed_critical_habitat_map.pdf_140_.jpg original image (x) by Center for Biological Diversity
SEATTLE, June 6, 2016 — Conservation groups and more than 100,000 people today called on the Obama administration to immediately expand protected critical habitat for Southern Resident killer whales along the West Coast. The population remains critically endangered with just 83 individuals left.
Posted: Mon Jun 6, 2016 1:06PM
calendar The Great Russian River Race by Nancy Tubbs,
Johnson's Beach 16215 First St Guerneville, CA 95446
Event Date: Sat Jun 4, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 10:13AM
image Day of Action in Support of Familias Unidas and San Quintin, MX Farmworkers 480_boycott-driscolls-global-day-of-action_5-7-16_1.jpg original image (503x929) by via Boycott Sakuma Berries
On Saturday, May 7th, there was a call from farm workers for a Boycott Driscoll’s International Day of Action to bring attention to the fight in the berry fields both in Washington State and San Quintin, MX.
Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 11:20PM
text UFW improving farm worker lives through proactive union work by via United Farm Workers
Attending the United Farm Workers’ 20th Constitutional Convention May 19-22 at the Rabobank Convention Center in Bakersfield, Calif. are nearly 400 farm worker delegates and alternates representing their co-workers at ranches under union contract in California, Oregon and Washington state. The convention highlights how farm workers today are living out the legacy of Cesar Chavez and the farm worker movement.
Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 4:14PM
image UFW propaganda? (Comment On: UFW improving farm worker lives through proactive union work) by John Cohen-Colby
What about Driscoll's?
Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 7:43PM
image UFW is a corporate mouthpiece (Comment On: UFW improving farm worker lives through proactive union work) by Organic Sustainability
UFW does nothing to protect workers, the environment, and consumers against millions and millions and millions of tons of toxic pesticides and herbicides. Dolores Huerta's 100,000 dollar buy out by Hillary Clinton, sustained by GMO, Big Ag, Monsanto, Syngenta, fracking lobbyists, Roundup Ready et al, et al Cesar Chavez had something different in mind, Ms. Huerta &UFW. What good is a union if your workers, land, and consumers are being actively poisoned? United Farm Workers refuse to answer.
Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 9:32PM
image WTF. not particularly surprising.. (Comment On: UFW improving farm worker lives through proactive union work) by Gross
President Bill Clinton rallies with farm workers & supporters at UFW convention Sunday, May 22 Former President Bill Clinton becomes the first U.S. President to rally with farm workers at their convention when he helps cap the United Farm Workers’ 20th Constitutional Convention on Sunday afternoon, May 22 in Bakersfield, Calif.
Posted: Tue May 17, 2016 10:45PM
text Adopt a Redwood Tree as a Green Gift for Graduates by Joanna Nasar
Honor a High School or College Graduate by Planting a Tree in their Name
Posted: Tue May 10, 2016 9:36AM
calendar Old School & New School City Lights Poets reading at Book Passage outofprint.jpeg by City Lights Publishers
Book Passage 51 Tamal Vista Blvd Corte Madera, CA 94925
Event Date: Sun May 22, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 2:34PM
calendar Challenging Conversations About Israel by Nancy Tubbs,
Osher Marin JCC 200 N. San Pedro Road San Rafael, CA 94903
Event Date: Mon May 9, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:16PM
calendar Boycott Driscoll's at Fairfield Costco - International Day of Action 480_boycott_logo3_1.jpg original image (555x555) by Sarah Cain
WHERE: Costco in Fairfield, CA (5101 Business Center Dr, Fairfield, CA ) Note: We will meet in the Goodwill (5081 Business Center Dr, Fairfield, CA 94534) parking area, a 2 minute walk
Event Date: Sat May 7, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2016 6:47PM
calendar 2016 Annual Youth Conference at the Santa Rosa Junior College 480_2_1.jpg original image (1080x806) by M.E.Ch.A de SRJC
Santa Rosa Junior College 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa CA 95401 Directions to SRJC Santa Rosa Campus 1501 Mendocino Avenue Santa Rosa CA 95401 From the north: Travel south on Hwy 101. Exit at Steele Lane turnoff. At stoplight, make left turn onto Steele Lane. Proceed east-bound on Steele Lane to Mendocino Ave. Turn right on Mendocino Ave. At intersection of Pacific Avenue and Bear Cub Way, turn right onto Bear Cub Way. From the south: Travel north on Hwy 101. Exit at College Avenue tu...
Event Date: Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:30AM
Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 6:05PM