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calendarKickoff Celebration for the 11th Annual Pan African Global Trade and Investment Conference
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The Grand Buffet 1215 J Street Sacramento, CA. 95814...
Event Date: Fri, Mar 24, 2023 11:30am PDT
Posted: Fri, Mar 17, 2023 9:06am PDT
imageCourt: U.S. Failure to Protect Pacific Humpbacks From Deadly Entanglements Was Unlawful
by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2023 — A federal court ruled in favor of the Center for Biological Diversity yesterday in a lawsuit arguing that the National Marine Fisheries Service failed to protect endangered Pacific humpback whales from deadly entanglements in sablefish pot gear off California, Oregon and Washington....
Posted: Thu, Mar 16, 2023 9:29pm PDT
imageState Water Board Reverses Emergency Order As Feds Cancel Salmon Season Openers
by Dan Bacher
Fish advocates note that because of the poor management of Sacramento and Klamath rivers by the state and federal governments during the recent drought, fall-run Chinook, spring-run Chinook and Sacramento River winter-run Chinook populations have collapsed, prompting the closure of ocean and river salmon fisheries this year....
Posted: Tue, Mar 14, 2023 9:41am PDT
imageNearly 200 oil drilling permits approved in CA since Jan. 1, bringing total to over 13,900
by Dan Bacher
"CalGEM issuing hundreds of permits to negligent oil companies so they can continue drilling in our communities just months after they released an emergency rule to block neighborhood drilling is exactly why we don't trust them,” said Cesar Aguirre, organizer with Central California Environmental Justice Network. “This is exactly the free-for-all that California's oil industry wanted when they bought their way onto the ballot and forced the stay of SB 1137."...
Posted: Tue, Mar 14, 2023 9:18am PDT
textSee video of Rescue Pacifica press conference at KPFA by Long time listener supporter
KPFA/KPFK/Pacifica Issues. - The seizure of KPFA funds was abetted by KPFA "Protectors".et al. 2 - The sale of KPFK's building, was set up without input from listeners and staff, 3 - In the absence of .new elections,the vote to have the current occupants keep their places,even if termed out, is illegal.....
Posted: Sun, Mar 12, 2023 7:45pm PDT
imageThe Fukushima Catastrophe Continues 12 Years After The Meltdowns
by Labor Video Project
March 11 is the 12th anniversary of the Fukushima earthquake and meltdown of three reactors. The disaster continues and the melted nuclear rods still remain in the broken reactors and have to be cooled by water which then becomes radiated. Two activists talk about the present situation after 12 years....
Posted: Tue, Mar 7, 2023 7:58pm PST
calendarScreening: Cal State LA Community Impact Media Documentaries Spring 2023
by Hauser and Wirth
Hauser & Wirth Downtown Los Angeles 901 East 3rd Street Los Angeles, CA 90013...
Event Date: Thu, May 18, 2023 8:00pm PDT
Posted: Sat, Mar 4, 2023 3:01pm PST
calendarInternational Women's Day: End Women’s Poverty - Invest in Caring, Not Killing w/ PPC
by CA Poor People's Campaign
Online rally for women's rights...
Event Date: Wed, Mar 8, 2023 12:30pm PST
Posted: Thu, Mar 2, 2023 5:29pm PST
imageActivists Call for End of Gas Chambers, Deliver Undercover Pig Slaughter Footage to USDA in Berkeley
by DxE
An investigator journeyed 26 feet underground to hide a camera inside a CA slaughterhouse that kills pigs with CO2 gas....
Posted: Wed, Mar 1, 2023 4:04pm PST
imageFirst-Ever Footage Inside a US Slaughterhouse Gas Chamber Obtained at Smithfield Foods
by DxE
Direct Action Everywhere volunteer investigator Raven Deerbrook has obtained never-before-seen, undercover footage from inside the Marel Butina gas chambers in Smithfield Foods’ Farmer John slaughterhouse in Vernon, California....
Posted: Wed, Mar 1, 2023 3:48pm PST
imageState Senator David Min Introduces Bill to Ban Offshore Drilling in California Waters
by Dan Bacher
Senator Dave Min announced the introduction of SB 559, legislation that would end offshore oil drilling under existing leases in California state waters....
Posted: Thu, Feb 16, 2023 12:05pm PST
imageBig Ag Newsom authorizes salmon-killing measures in executive order
by Dan Bacher
"The past several years have been horrible for California's native salmon runs and this spring we were hoping for a reprieve when we might finally see the river flows needed to move baby salmon to the ocean," said John McManus, President of the Golden State Salmon Association (GSSA). "Now Newsom is stepping in to kill our salmon runs, as well as other wildlife that were hoping to catch a break."...
Posted: Tue, Feb 14, 2023 5:12pm PST
imageOil industry referendum to overturn setbacks law becomes eligible for Nov. 2024 ballot
by Dan Bacher
The announcement of the referendum's eligibility for the ballot came just three days after Jan. 31 filings with the Secretary of State revealed that the oil and gas industry in California spent over $34.2 million in the 2021-22 Legislative Session against SB 1137 and other bills the oil industry was opposed to, including legislation to ban offshore drilling in state waters and to divest California retirement pensions from oil and gas companies....
Posted: Tue, Feb 7, 2023 10:36am PST
imageChevron doubles last year's profits as consumers are gouged at the gas pumps
by Dan Bacher
The news of Chevron’s record profits and record oil and gas production in the U.S. comes as data from the Bureau of Land Management reveals that President Biden approved more oil and gas drilling permits in his first two years in office than former President Donald Trump....
Posted: Sun, Feb 5, 2023 10:27am PST
imageBig Oil spent over $34.2 million lobbying California officials in the 2021-22 session
by Dan Bacher
WSPA and Big Oil wield their power in 8 major ways: through (1) lobbying; (2) campaign spending; (3) serving on and putting shills on regulatory panels; (4) creating Astroturf groups; (5) working in collaboration with media; (6) creating alliances with labor unions; (7) contributing to non profit organizations; and (8) sponsoring awards ceremonies, including those for legislators and journalists.    ...
Posted: Sun, Feb 5, 2023 10:01am PST
imageILWU10 To Shutdown Bay Area Ports On 2/16/23 To Free CWA-NABET Journalist & Prisoner Mumia
by Labor Video Project
Bay Area ILWU Local 10 has voted to close all Bay Area ports to demand the freedom of CWA NABET journalist and political prisoner Mumia Abu-jamal on February 16, 2023. They are also urging similar actions in the US and around the world....
Posted: Fri, Feb 3, 2023 1:18pm PST
calendarReport from Peru - Sharpening Class Conflict and Protests
by Boston Mayday Committee
Please join the Zoom discussion:
Event Date: Tue, Jan 31, 2023 4:00pm PST
Posted: Thu, Jan 26, 2023 7:22pm PST
textOil Industry Seeks Supreme Court Review of California Offshore Fracking Ban by Center for Biological Diversity
9th Circuit Refused Previous Request, Upheld Lower Court Decision...
Posted: Thu, Jan 26, 2023 11:38am PST
calendar#StopFossilFuels! End Big Oil's Revolving Door Protest March in Sacramento
by 350 Sacramento, Oil & Gas Action Network OGAN
Meet at FDR Park 1615 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814...
Event Date: Thu, Jan 26, 2023 12:00pm PST
Posted: Tue, Jan 24, 2023 9:48am PST
text80 environmental groups & elected officials support price gouging penalty on oil companies by Ramon du Houx
80 environmental and public health advocacy groups and elected officials have sent a letter of support to Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), author of legislation setting a price gouging penalty on refiners to be taken up in a special legislative session called for by Governor Gavin Newsom....
Posted: Fri, Jan 20, 2023 1:52pm PST
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