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California Pursues New Health Protections on Chlorpyrifos
The California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) announced today that both the California Department of Pesticide Regulations and the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment are pursuing health protections on one of the most widely used agricultural pesticides in the nation, chlorpyrifos....
Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:45AM
Outing the Bay Area campaign contributors of KKK fascist David Duke
Some have suggested that the best way to fight back against all the hate being spread around by the Trump regime, the KKK, neo-Nazis, and white supremacists, is by exposing the supporters of hate and violence in the good old U.S.A....
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:57PM
Air Testing Shows Unsafe Levels of Brain-Harming Pesticide in Kern County
Chlorpyrifos, a neurotoxic pesticide linked to IQ loss and autism, has been found in the air in Kern County in amounts far in excess of the level of concern established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for pregnant women, according to 2016 air monitoring data released Thursday by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)....
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:39PM
ACLU of California Statement: White Supremacist Violence is Not Free Speech
The First Amendment should never be used as a shield or sword to justify violence....
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:20PM
167th California Admission Day Celebration ~ African Heritage Month
2017 California Admission Day we will honor William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. and share the historical designation of a portion of State Highway Route 50 from Bradshaw Road to the Eastern Sacramento County Line as the William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. Memorial Highway in honor of the late William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr., an individual of African descent whom historians note as a leading civic figure in the northern California region and one of the key architects of California statehood....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:36PM
Senate Bill 649 strikes at the electric grid, with utility workers in the crosshairs
Instead of just working on utility poles and electrical lines, electrical workers would, under SB.649, work on or near cell towers all the time. What’s worse, they would work within the envelope of highest microwave exposure routinely, in or near the beam of antennas, in many cases exceeding FCC limits for occupational exposure. And wireless carriers don’t turn off the power to their transmitters when workers are present. And cell antennas also routinely exceed FCC limits by 600% or more....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:45PM
Court Rules Monterey County's Federal Animal-killing Contract Violates Law
Decision Likely Halts Program That Kills Coyotes, Bobcats, Mountain Lions...
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:45AM
Frequently Asked Questions About Indybay
Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:49PM
Ban Fracking In San Luis Obispo County
Ban Fracking on the Central Coast:...
Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:43PM
Celltowers coming to your window shortly: CA SB.649
Time is short to stop this bill, Telecoms are pushing hard and Trump gave the grin and handshake to fast-track this legislation across the US. It has passed the CA Senate already and final hearing in Assembly is Aug 23rd;...then the full Assembly Sept 4th...and to Gov. Brown by Sept 13th. Here is the link to find your legislators -you can email them directly from there asking for them to vote NO on SB 649. http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov/ https://www.facebook.com/CAAlliance4SaferTech/...
Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:45PM
Peace in the Park Festival -- Summer of Love 50th Anniversary Edition
Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco....
Event Date: Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 5:49PM
Organize a Counter-Protest of the Ultra-Right--Community Planning Meeting
New Valencia Hall: 747 Polk Street, San Francisco (at Ellis and seven blocks from Civic Center BART and on or near the #19, 31, 47, 48 & 49 Muni bus lines.)...
Event Date: Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Tue Aug 8, 2017 4:31PM
Art + Soul Oakland
Frank Ogawa Plaza, 14th & Broadway, Downtown Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Aug 7, 2017 1:12AM
Strong rent control laws will slow rent hikes & homelessness
A recent report on rent increases by Zillow reveals that rising rents create more homelessness!...
Posted: Fri Aug 4, 2017 8:55PM
Insure the Human Right to Health
The plan to deny medical care to millions of Affordable Care Act subscribers (17 million would become uninsured next year alone) and reinstitute barriers to the hard-to-insure has collapsed, for now, but the threat to “expendable” citizens continues....
Posted: Fri Aug 4, 2017 1:21AM
The Hubris of Donald Trump
The Greek term, hubris, meaning overwhelming pride, explains the fatal flaw in our president's eventual downfall....
Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:11PM
Our Lives on the Line: Rallies for Healthcare
Cities throughout California...
Event Date: Sat Jul 29, 2017 12:00AM
Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:52PM
CODEPINK PEace Camp Retreat 8/26-8/27
Ocean Song in Sonoma County - 19100 Coleman Valley Rd., Occidental, CA 95465...
Event Date: Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:25PM
Technology, Automation, Internationalism, Longshore Workers And The Future Of Work
On July 15, 2017 at an international conference on technology, automation and longshore workers Professor Raquel Varela spoke about how technology is threatening the lives and jobs of longshore workers and what they should do about it to defend themselves and other workers....
Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:55PM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Snowy Plovers From Off-road Vehicles at Oceano Dunes
State Parks Must Control Reckless Driving That Kills Federally Protected Shorebirds...
Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:22AM