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image RNs to Rally Across California Feb. 22 in Protest Over Supreme Court Case Seen as Threat to Patient Care 480_nurses_rally_we_are_here_for_our_patients_1.jpg by California Nurses Association
Corporate Attack on Workers, Union Rights to be Heard...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:21PM
image Farm to Fork Friday, Presentation, Conversation and Reception 480_wild_yam1_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Well over 500,000 people of Pan African Ancestry live 90 miles from the "Farm to Fork Capital of America." The Marvel Movie, Black Panther has ancient/future roots in distant lands and the heart of the California Gold Rush. Our Farm to Fork Friday, will share successful methods toward expanding inclusion throughout local and global food systems utilizing Pan African herbs. #WakandaForever...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:20PM
text Oakland activists are collecting signatures to repeal Costa-Hawkins Act by Lynda Carson
Oakland housing activists supporting a statewide ballot initiative to repeal the draconian Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act are collecting signatures to qualify the repeal measure for the November 2018 ballot, and will be having a community kick-off event & signature gathering, followed by lunch on Saturday, February 17th, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM....
Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:07PM
image Israeli Official Distorts CA Law To Stop Sister City Proposal 480_friends_of_wadi_foquin.jpg by Palestine Legal
February 12, 2018 - The Israeli deputy consul general erroneously told the City of Alameda, California that establishing a sister city relationship with a Palestinian village would run afoul of state law. This is the latest effort by the Israeli state and its proxy organizations in the U.S. to distort local civil rights laws to chill advocacy on behalf of Palestinians....
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:21PM
image Western States Petroleum Association & members have dumped $170 million into CA campaigns 480_dwb8mqjwkaaxf84_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Chevron tops the list of political donors from WSPA’s membership, contributing $89 million overall since 2001, the first year in which online data is available,” Maplight reported. “Aera Energy has contributed the second most at roughly $40 million, and Valero is third at $13 million....
Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:19PM
calendar Let Me Be A Witness branding_final.pdf_140_.jpg by Root Division
Root Division 1131 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:41PM
text The First California Congressperson to Cosponsor Trump Impeachment Resolutiion by John Ota
On February 2, 2018, Barbara Lee became the first California member of Congress to cosponsor House Resolution 621, which calls for the impeachment of President Trump....
Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:40AM
document Report Reveals Rapid Growth of Homeless Tent Cities Across U.S. tent_city_usa_2017.pdf_140_.jpg by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
(December 20, 2017, Washington, D.C.) The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty released a new report, Tent City USA: The Growth of America’s Homeless Encampments and How Communities are Responding, reviewing the rapid growth of homeless people living in tents across the United States over the past decade, as measured by documentation in media reports....
Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:53PM
text Calif Cops work with alt-reich to attack and prosecute counter demonstrators and Antifa by Sludge
Follow the Guardian link. Fascinating confirmation of what we already gleaned from the news. Cops side with neo-nazis, white supremacists and the violent alt right terrorists and finger and prosecute counter demonstrators....
Posted: Fri Feb 9, 2018 7:27PM
image Justin Trudeau & Jerry Brown are both promoters of oil industry expansion 480_a_dsc3463_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
In addition to expanding offshore drilling in California waters, Brown signed a Big Oil-written carbon trading bill, pushed the Trump administration to exempt California oil fields in Kern County from the Safe Drinking Water Act, fast-tracked his environmentally unjust Delta Tunnels project and has overseen water policies that are driving the Delta smelt and winter run Chinook salmon closer and closer to extinction....
Posted: Fri Feb 9, 2018 11:54AM
image Slavery and Freedom Celebrating the 170th Anniversary of the California Gold Rush 480_33996043.75f38446.640__2__1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Early morning on January 24, 1848, James Marshall discovered gold in the mill race of Sutter's Mill along the American River, Coloma, California. Enslaved and Free, people of Pan African ancestry were part of the migration to the Gold Mining District. Throughout the vast region of Alta California, people of African ancestry held high level positions in the Mexican Republic. This 170th Anniversary Year of the California Gold Rush it is time to share "hidden figures" from our California Pan ...
Posted: Thu Feb 8, 2018 9:52PM
image Wildlife Officials Recommend Protection for California's Tricolored Blackbirds, Lassics Lupine Wildflower 480_tricoloredblackbird_usfws_fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, February 8, 2018 — Acting on a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife today recommended that tricolored blackbirds be protected as a threatened species under the California Endangered Species Act. The department also recommended protecting the rare Lassics lupine mountain wildflower as endangered. The recommendations now go to the state’s Fish and Game Commission....
Posted: Thu Feb 8, 2018 4:03PM
text Hundreds Rally in Sacramento Against Trump's Offshore Drilling Plan by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., February 8, 2018 — Hundreds of people rallied at California’s capitol today against President Trump’s offshore drilling plan, which would allow a dramatic increase in oil and gas drilling off the coast of California and along all U.S. coasts and the Arctic....
Posted: Thu Feb 8, 2018 3:55PM
image Brown administration proposes staged implementation of Delta Tunnels project 480_karla_nemeth_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
DWR’s attempts to jam through a permit for one project, while working secretly with water exporters to create another, is unconscionable, especially when we consider their mission,” said Barrigan-Parrilla-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta (RTD). Photo: Karla Nemeth (left), the new Director of the Department of Water Resources, at a Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) meeting several years ago. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Wed Feb 7, 2018 9:52PM
image California Wildlife Officials Urged to Prevent Whale Entanglements in Crab Gear 480_entangled-whale-scott-benson-noaa_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
11,000 Letters Will Be Presented at Fish and Game Commission Meeting Wednesday...
Posted: Tue Feb 6, 2018 6:07PM
image Archaeological Survey of the Bay Miwoks in the Mount Diablo Mountain Range 480_27654900_1600535020029088_7238923033870774195_n_1.jpg by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
The Volvon were one of the Bay Miwok tribelets living in Contra Costa County at the time of European contact. They were a hill people based in the rugged Black Hills southeast of Mt. Diablo....
Posted: Tue Feb 6, 2018 11:07AM
text Flawed Fee Analysis Diverts Fur-trapping Costs to California Taxpayers by Center for Biological Diversity
Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Expenses Left Out of State Study...
Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2018 10:33AM
image Californians Rally Against Trump's Plan for Offshore Oil Drilling in Pacific, Arctic 480_offshore_oil_drilling_protest_santa_cruz_photo_credit_oceana_1_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Thousands Attend Protests Around State, Building Momentum for Feb. 8 Federal Hearing in Sacramento. Photo: Offshore drilling protest in Santa Cruz, CA on February 3. (Photo courtesy of Oceana)...
Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2018 10:21AM
calendar Special meeting of the Board of Supervisors on Cannabis by Green Trade Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz County Building...
Event Date: Mon Feb 5, 2018 9:00AM
Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2018 12:00AM
image Worldwide Actions Commemorate Ahed Tamimi’s 17th Birthday, Demand Freedom 480_tamimi-ahed-graphic-samidoun_1.jpg by IMEMC
Protests and actions around the world marked the 17th birthday of imprisoned Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi. With birthday songs, cakes and cards as well as strong, powerful protest actions against Israeli occupation and colonization, the streets of international cities marked days of action called for by Samidoun, the Free the Tamimi Women campaign and other organizations to demand the release of Ahed, imprisoned since 19 December and facing charges before an Israeli military court....
Posted: Sun Feb 4, 2018 1:34PM