image Lawsuit Launched to Protect Birds, Other Wildlife From Harmful Agricultural Pesticides Used on National Wildlife Refuges 480_lower_klamath_national_wildlife_refuge_usfws_fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
PORTLAND, Ore., March 23, 2017 — The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today to end use of agricultural pesticides known to harm people and wildlife on the Tule Lake and Lower Klamath national wildlife refuges. In adopting a comprehensive conservation plan to guide management of the refuges over the next 15 years, the Service failed to consider alternatives that would reduce or eliminate use of toxic pesticides. As a result the agency prioritized commerci...
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:51PM
calendar Tax March Sacramento - Follow the Money by Elizabeth Montgomery
Southside Park, Downtown Sacramento, 2115 6th St, Sacramento, California 95818...
Event Date: Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:30AM
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:09AM
calendar Writing for Change, Solidarity Sundays, Lake County CA by Elizabeth Montgomery
Kelseyville Pizza, 5285 State St, Kelseyville...
Event Date: Sun Apr 2, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:41AM
calendar March for Science, Santa Rosa 480_march-for-science-santa-rosa_1.jpg by Elizabeth Montgomery
Downtown Santa Rosa...
Event Date: Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:15AM
calendar Indivisible ~ South Lake County by Jocelyn Hoey
Middletown Park - by the Senior Center/Library...
Event Date: Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:30PM
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:34PM
calendar March for Health, Santa Rosa by Elizabeth Montgomery
Santa Rosa City Hall...
Event Date: Sat Apr 1, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:08AM
calendar Democratic Party of Lake County Hosts 100 Day Dinner by Elizabeth Montgomery
Highlands Senior Center, 3245 Bowers Ave., Clearlake...
Event Date: Sat Apr 8, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:52AM
calendar Lake County Democratic Central Committee monthly meeting by Elizabeth Montgomery
Kelseyville Senior Center, 5245 3rd St., Kelseyville (note: location alternates, May's meeting will be at the United Methodist Church Social Hall in Lower Lake)...
Event Date: Thu Apr 6, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:07AM
calendar Lake County Democratic Club monthly meeting by Elizabeth Montgomery
Social Hall of the Methodist Church, 16255 2nd Street, Lower Lake...
Event Date: Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:37AM
calendar El Pueblo Unido / People's March - Santa Rosa by Elizabeth Montgomery
Roseland Plaza by the Dollar Tree on Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa...
Event Date: Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:23AM
calendar Rep. Mike Thompson Fundraiser by Elizabeth Montgomery
Boatique Winery, 8255 Red Hills Rd, Kelseyville...
Event Date: Sat Apr 1, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:10AM
calendar Rep. John Garamendi Senior Roundtable by Elizabeth Montgomery
Live Oak Senior Center, 12502 Foothill Blvd, Clearlake Oaks...
Event Date: Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:30PM
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:37AM
calendar Rep. Mike Thompson Town Hall Meeting by Elizabeth Montgomery
Kelseyville High School, Tom Aikin Student Center. 5480 Main St., Kelseyville...
Event Date: Sat Apr 1, 2017 1:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:42AM
calendar Indivisible Lake County, monthly meeting by Elizabeth Montgomery
Round Table Pizza, 821 11th St, Lakeport...
Event Date: Wed Apr 5, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:01AM
calendar Progressive Democrats of America, Lake County by Elizabeth Montgomery
Kelseyville Senior Center, 5245 Third St. Kelseyville, CA...
Event Date: Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:40PM
text It's another court victory for Klamath Salmon but court-ordered flows are not assured by Felice Pace
This report questions the timing, amount and motivation for recent Klamath River flow increases provided by the US Bureau of Reclamation and whether the irrigation agency intends to faithfully implement the recent federal court order calling for increased flows to mitigate the River's salmon disease epidemic. It reviews the history of corrupt federal ESA and water management in the Klamath River Basin and identifies what two endangered sucker fish most need but are not getting. The report ...
Posted: Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:33PM
image Karuk Tribe, Forest Service and EcoAdapt Meet to Explore Climate Change Adaptation 480_prescribed_burn_karuk.jpg by Tony Marks-Block
The US Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest office, in partnership with the non-profit organization EcoAdapt and the Bureau of Land Management (California), met with the Karuk Tribe’s Department of Natural Resources on January 17th to receive input on their Northwestern California Climate Adaptation Project. The project intends to assess the climate change vulnerability of resources and habitats within the Klamath, Six Rivers, Mendocino, Shasta-Trinity National Forests, and BLM lands (Arcata, R...
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 8:40PM
document Public Higher Education: Free Tuition for California Students to the UC, CSU and Community College Systems Is Possible Today 48dollarfix.pdf_140_.jpg by via The Council of UC Faculty Associations
January 24, 2017 - A tuition-free college education in California is possible. A new policy paper released today (see PDF) demonstrates that it is entirely possible today to provide the same accessible, low-cost university experience that California successfully offered its students from the 1960s through the 1990s....
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:18PM
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 Honoring The Legacy Of Karen Gay Silkwood 480_karen_silkwood_1.jpg by Tomas DiFiore
As the international feminist movement began to gain momentum during the 1970s, the UN General Assembly declared 1975 as the International Women’s Year and organized the first World Conference on Women, held in Mexico City. At the urging of the Conference, it subsequently declared the years 1976-1985 as the UN Decade for Women. On November 13th, the first anniversary of Silkwood's death, the National Organization for Women (NOW) proclaimed Karen Silkwood Memorial Day. 2016 onward- Why you sh...
Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 9:25AM