image California Pursues New Health Protections on Chlorpyrifos 480_almond_tour_12_1.jpg by Charlotte Fadipe
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
image Outing the Bay Area campaign contributors of KKK fascist David Duke 480_omei-restaurant-santa-cruz-roger-f-grigsby_1.jpg by Lynda Carson
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
image Air Testing Shows Unsafe Levels of Brain-Harming Pesticide in Kern County 480_ban-chlorpyrifos-july-12-2017_1.jpg by Californians for Pesticide Reform
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
image ACLU of California Statement: White Supremacist Violence is Not Free Speech 480_aclu-california_1.jpg by ACLU of California
The First Amendment should never be used as a shield or sword to justify violence....
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:20PM
image 167th California Admission Day Celebration ~ African Heritage Month untitled__251_.png by khubaka, michael harris
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
document Senate Bill 649 strikes at the electric grid, with utility workers in the crosshairs senate_bill_649_oppose_flyer_7.26.17.pdf_140_.jpg by Nina Beety
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
image Court Rules Monterey County's Federal Animal-killing Contract Violates Law 480_coyote_in_cat_tails_seedskade_nwr_tom_koerner_usfws_fpwc_1.jpg by via Center for Biological Diversity
Decision Likely Halts Program That Kills Coyotes, Bobcats, Mountain Lions...
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:45AM
image Frequently Asked Questions About Indybay 480_indybay_1.jpg by Indybay Collective
1. General Questions What is Indybay? How long has Indybay been around? Who operates Indybay? Who contributes to Indybay? How much does Indybay cost? How can I donate to Indybay? Do you need volunteers? / Can I be a volunteer? May we use a photo?2. Publishing and Editing How can I add an event to the calendar? How can I publish an article to the newswire? How can I edit my event listing or article?3. Privacy & Security What is Indybay's Privacy Policy?4. Miscellaneous Qu...
Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:49PM
text Ban Fracking In San Luis Obispo County by Kim Chaffee
Ban Fracking on the Central Coast:...
Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:43PM
document Celltowers coming to your window shortly: CA SB.649 flyer_pdf_8-2-17.pdf_140_.jpg by N. Beety
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.
Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:45PM
calendar Peace in the Park Festival -- Summer of Love 50th Anniversary Edition 480_20729647_1648813965129356_174984849914797783_n_1.jpg by Peace in the Park SF
Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco....
Event Date: Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 5:49PM
calendar Organize a Counter-Protest of the Ultra-Right--Community Planning Meeting by Freedom Socialist Party
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
calendar Art + Soul Oakland 480_as17_logo_v.jpg by Samee Roberts
Frank Ogawa Plaza, 14th & Broadway, Downtown Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Aug 7, 2017 1:12AM
text Strong rent control laws will slow rent hikes & homelessness by Lynda Carson
A recent report on rent increases by Zillow reveals that rising rents create more homelessness!...
Posted: Fri Aug 4, 2017 8:55PM
image Insure the Human Right to Health 480_trumpcare-thumb-300x373-2966_1.jpg by Curt
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
text The Hubris of Donald Trump by Gil Villagran, MSW
The Greek term, hubris, meaning overwhelming pride, explains the fatal flaw in our president's eventual downfall....
Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:11PM
calendar Our Lives on the Line: Rallies for Healthcare by
Cities throughout California...
Event Date: Sat Jul 29, 2017 12:00AM
Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:52PM
calendar CODEPINK PEace Camp Retreat 8/26-8/27 480_resist.jpg by CODEPINK
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
image Technology, Automation, Internationalism, Longshore Workers And The Future Of Work 480_lisbon_dockers_march_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
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
document Lawsuit Launched to Protect Snowy Plovers From Off-road Vehicles at Oceano Dunes noi_to_cal_state_parks_oceano_7_19_2017.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
State Parks Must Control Reckless Driving That Kills Federally Protected Shorebirds...
Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:22AM