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imageBiden Administration Approves More Commercial Ranching at Pt. Reyes National Seashore
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by Opponents Appalled
Despite strong public opposition from park advocates, on September 14 the Biden administration approved a controversial National Park Service plan for continued commercial ranching at California’s Point Reyes National Seashore. Top Photo: Teresa Harlan, left, Advocate for Indigenous Access to Homelands on Public Lands...
Posted: Sun Sep 19, 2021 3:32AM
imageSonoma County Protests Texas' Anti-Abortion Law
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by Bans Off Our Bodies
Simply of Service members attended a quick response protest in Santa Rosa, California on September 4. They provided these photos. Simply of Service fights for justice and helps serve the people's needs in Monterey County. instagram @simplyofservice....
Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 3:19AM
imageUC Davis Study Finds Dams Are Ineffective for Cold-Water Conservation for Salmon and Trout
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by Dan Bacher
Ann Willis, the study’s lead author, says the solution to creating cold water habitat to stop the extinction of salmon and trout populations is to remove dams and restructure water management in California....
Posted: Sat Aug 28, 2021 10:43AM
imageLawsuit Seeks Protection for Northern California’s Clear Lake Hitch
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Trump Administration Denied Federal Protection to Imperiled Fish in 2020...
Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2021 11:07AM
imageMajor Spike in Dead Juvenile Salmon on Klamath River Reported by Yurok Fisheries Department
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by Dan Bacher
The Tribe said the disease is expected to eliminate an entire year class of fish, which will reduce the Klamath River’s already imperiled salmon runs for many years to come....
Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 1:38PM
imageAs massive Klamath fish kill continues, Karuk Tribe declares state of climate emergency
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by Dan Bacher
“Our monitoring traps are full of dead juvenile salmon,” said Toz Soto, Fisheries Program Manager for the Karuk Tribe. “The few fish still alive are infected with disease. It’s a catastrophic blow to the fishery and Karuk culture.”...
Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 1:34PM
textTom’s personal view from inside today’s Pacifica National Board by Tom Voorhees
KPFA and Pacifica radio stations members vote on democratic control of management. At steak is the detreating quality of news and public affairs' with a replacement set of bylaws election happening now in June....
Posted: Mon Jun 7, 2021 12:17PM
textIncreased use of Social Media can harm our youth by Christopher Vitale
A look at the ways in which social media/cell phones are causing harm to the youth in our society....
Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 11:13AM
imageCatastrophic juvenile fish kill unfolds on Klamath River
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by Dan Bacher
“Right now, the Klamath River is full of dead and dying fish on the Yurok Reservation,” said Frankie Myers, the Yurok Tribe’s Vice Chairman. “This disease will kill most of the baby salmon in the Klamath, which will impact fish runs for many years to come. For salmon people, a juvenile fish kill is an absolute worst-case scenario.”...
Posted: Sat May 15, 2021 6:28PM
imageCalifornia Tribal Members and Fishermen Call on Newsom to Provide Water for Salmon
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by Save California Salmon
State of the Salmon address planned for April 28th, Day of Action May 4th Sacramento, California - California Tribes, fishermen, and environmental groups are calling on Governor Gavin Newsom to direct state agencies to take action to stop fish kills of California salmon runs that are nearing extinction and to protect water quality. Salmon and good water quality are key to the health of California’s Native people, economy and drinking water supplies. Without immediate action to scale down a...
Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:25PM
imageTraditional Ecological Knowledge, Science and Management Webinar Series to Focus on Tribally Led Environmental Management
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by Save California Salmon
Save California Salmon and Humboldt State University’s Native American Studies Department announced they will be starting a new educational webinar series called Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), Science and Management on Friday the 9th at 10:30am. The series will touch on subjects such as traditional fire and fisheries management along with Native American led oceans and estuary restoration and advocacy. “It is important to understand TEK not only through the lens of resource m...
Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 11:53AM
textSteichen Declared Mentally Unfit to Stand Trial (Update) by Robert Maxim
Jacob Steichen, 34, is currently in custody for the September 21 stabbing and homicide of his brother, Aaron. Conflict counsel Owen Tipps and Judge Canning vaguely discuss documents under subpoena from Arcata Police Department...
Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:56PM
textSteichen Declared Incompetent to Stand Trial by Robert Maxim
Jacob Steichen's Criminal Proceedings Suspended; Declared Mentally Incompetent...
Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 11:16AM
textJustice for Aaron and Jacob Steichen by Robert Maxim
Jacob Steichen's family called emergency services, mandated reporters, and local police department 8 times over a 5 week period. Authorities deliberately refuse emergency psychiatric care; Jacob is charged with PC187(a) after stabbing Aaron....
Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:29AM
textTransplant to the Left Coast by Stewart Dickson
I hosted TechKnowLedge every Thursday morning from 8 to 9 on WRFU-LP 104.5 Urbana-Champaign, Illinois from mid-2010 to the end of 2018. I transplanted myself from East-Central Illinois to the Mendocino Coast in January, 2019. Thinking of spinning-up TechKnowledge again on KNYO-LP 10.7, Fort Bragg....
Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:12AM
imageKaruk Tribe Declares State of Emergency due to Deadly Slater Fire
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by Dan Bacher
The Karuk Tribe today declared a state of emergency in the wake of the deadly Slater Fire that has burned many homes of Karuk Tribe members in the Klamath River community of Happy Camp....
Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:34PM
imageLawsuit Challenges Logging Threat to Endangered Wildlife in Northern California Redwoods
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by Friends of Gualala River
The proposed logging, on 342 acres of private land in Sonoma County, would remove mature redwoods from the lower Gualala River watershed....
Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:43AM
imageTell Warren Buffett to Move Forward With Klamath Dam Removal Agreement
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by UnDam the Klamath
Send Warren Buffett a message urging his company Berkshire Hathoway and its subsidiary, PacifiCorp to move forward with Klamath dam removal....
Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:53AM
imageClean Air and Fire Safety Concerns at Calpella Wood Pellet Plant
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by Bradley Allen
Tribal members and local residents are demanding transparency from the Air Quality Management District and an investigation by the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors and Public Health Department regarding the health and environmental hazards attributable to pollution from the Calpella Wood Pellet Plant....
Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:29PM
imageWolf Update: California’s Lassen Pack Grows
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by Environmental Protection Information Center
California’s only known gray wolf family welcomes a minimum of eight new pups this year....
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:28PM