image Sen. Leno, SF Health Plan, Health Plan of San Mateo Celebrate Medi-Cal's 50th Anniversary 480_img_0596_1.jpg by Steven Maviglio
State and local leaders join patients and providers at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital to Mark Half-Century of Health Care for Bay Area Families...
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:39PM
calendar Art And Robots: First Thursday Afterparty by Daylighted by Kim Balisi
Chambers Restaurant is a great place to hang out for a great cocktail and great food. The restaurant is modern with a nice patio outside that opens on the famous Phoenix Hotel swimming pool. More about Chambers:
Event Date: Thu Nov 3, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 4:37PM
calendar Community organizing meeting: Defend Anti-Fascist Teacher Yvette Felarca! by community
North Branch - Berkeley Public Library 1170 The Alameda, Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 7:05AM
calendar 3rd i’s San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival 2016 480_3rdifest2016image1_webposts__1__1.jpg by 3rd i Films
The Castro Theater, New People Cinema, BlueLight Cinemas...
Event Date: Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:15PM
Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2016 7:32PM
image Proposition 57: A Vote For Justice img_2120.jpg by Steve Pleich
Prop 57 Next Logical Step Toward Model of Restorative Justice...
Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2016 10:24AM
image Davis City Council Passes Resolution Backing Standing Rock 480_img_0550-2_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
In an emailed report to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Julia Beck of Davis Stands with Standing Rock, said, “We wanted to share the good news that our local city council last night unanimously passed the attached resolution in support of your critical and profoundly inspiring opposition to the Dakota Access pipeline.” Photo: Francisco Dominguez urges the Davis City Council to adopt the resolution. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 1:49PM
image California Investigating Wells Fargo for Criminal Identity Theft 480_h03_wells_fargo_1.jpg by Richard Gonzales, NPR
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has launched an investigation into allegations that Wells Fargo & Co. engaged in criminal identity theft when the bank created millions of accounts without customer consent, according to the Los Angeles Times....
Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 10:46AM
text Termination of Street Spirit newspaper threatens the homeless by Lynda Carson
It was announced that after 22 years of sponsorship that the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) will cease funding the operations of Street Spirit as of December 31, 2016!...
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:58PM
image Inspector General says Reclamation wasted $32.2 million on Klamath irrigators 480_klamath_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Basically, the Bureau of Reclamation became an illicit ATM for favored special interests,” stated PEER Senior Counsel Paula Dinerstein. “To add injury to insult, these improper subsidies were used to aggravate environmental damage by draining shrinking groundwater supplies to benefit irrigators.” Photo of Iron Gate Dam on the Klamath River by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 3:50PM
text Yvette Felarca Defense at Berkeley School Board by First Generation American
Yvette Felarca is a member of the Executive Board of the Berkeley Federation of Teachers. It is now 4 weeks since she was suspended. The attack on students by the Berkeley School District is described by Yvette. All immigrant students are being pulled out of class and being questioned about their country of origin in "progressive" Berkeley by the Democrats running the Berkeley School District. THIS IS A RACIAL PROFILING WITCHHUNT OF IMMIGRANTS AND FELARCA....
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:26AM
text Update on Agricultural Pesticide Use Near Schools and Child Daycare Centers by charlotte fadipe
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has extended the public comment period for a proposed regulation that would give further protections to children when agricultural pesticides are applied close to schools and child daycare facilities*. The new deadline of December 9, 2016, gives the public more opportunity to weigh in on the issue. In addition, DPR has added an additional public hearing that will be held in Monterey County. Public hearings have already been scheduled...
Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 4:07PM
text Renter protections on the ballot in November to look for by Lynda Carson
As recent as Thursday October 13, tenant activists around the Bay Area joined together outside the Hayward regional office of the California Apartment Association (CAA) to protest against the lies and deceit of the CAA being used to fight against renter protection ballot measures in the cities of Richmond, Alameda, San Mateo, Burlingame, and Mountain View. The activists also filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission against the CAA!...
Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:01PM
image Solidarity with San Quintín Farmworkers at Driscoll’s Distribution Center in Aromas, CA 480_boycott-driscolls_31_10-15-16_1.jpg by Bradley Allen
Farmworkers in San Quintín, México are urging people throughout the world to Boycott Driscoll’s products, including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries....
Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:03AM
image Pacifica KPFK Motion To Protest Arrest Of Journalists Covering Dakota Access Pipe Line 480_north_dakota_dogs_1.jpg by repost
KPFK has called on Pacifica to build support of arrested journalists including Amy Goodman, Deia Schlosberg, and Shailene Woodley who have been arrested for covering the Dakota Access Pipeline...
Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 1:47PM
image Standing with San Quintin Farmworkers & Boycott Driscoll's 10-15-2016 480_400_1.jpg by AutumnSun
The Boycott continues! Today we demonstrated in front of Driscoll's in Aromas California....
Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 1:15AM
text Turtle Island Restoration Network Wins Victory for Whales, Dolphins & Sea Turtles by Joanna McWilliams
A new proposed rule would put in place limits on the number of whales, sea turtles, and dolphins that the California driftnet fishery for swordfish can catch....
Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:35AM
image Brown administration applies for permit to take endangered species in Delta Tunnels 480_rtd_delta_smelt_meme.jpg by Dan Bacher
As the Department of Water Resources applied for a permit to kill endangered species. Delta and longfin smelt, winter-run Chinook salmon, Central Valley steelhead and other fish species continued to move closer and closer to the abyss of extinction. Delta smelt photo meme courtesy of Restore the Delta....
Posted: Thu Oct 13, 2016 7:28PM
calendar 2016 SSDP Pacific Regional Conference 480_students-for-sensisble-drug-policy_1.jpg by tudents for Sensible Drug Policy
UCSC Stevenson Event Center Santa Cruz, California 95064...
Event Date: Sat Oct 15, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Oct 13, 2016 7:40AM
text Lawsuit Launched Over Oil, Gas Development in Los Padres National Forest by Center for Biological Diversity
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., October 12, 2016 — The Center for Biological Diversity, Los Padres ForestWatch and Defenders of Wildlife filed a notice of intent Tuesday to sue the U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other federal agencies over invalid and outdated Endangered Species Act approvals on a 2005 U.S. Forest Service plan that allowed expanded oil and gas development throughout the Los Padres National Forest. The challenge ...
Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 2:26PM
text Lawsuit Launched to Protect Plants, Monarchs From Toxic New Pesticide by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, October 11, 2016 — The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the Environmental Protection Agency for once again approving a toxic pesticide without fully considering its potential harm to the environment. The potent new plant-killer, halauxifen-methyl, could harm rare plants and the increasingly imperiled monarch butterfly. Yet the EPA approved the chemical without a robust and legally required scientific evaluation of its effects, including its potential to harm to bees and ot...
Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 3:52PM