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text Alameda County Green Voter Guide — June, 2018 by AC Greens
Green Party recommendations for federal, state, and local elections: https://acgreens.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/gpac-vg-0618-web.pdf...
Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 10:40AM
image Follow the Money: Parsons Corporation promotes Delta Tunnels behind the scenes 480_ken_calvert_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
A review of federal election campaign contributions by Restore the Delta reveals that the Parsons Corporation, an international infrastructure contractor, has contributed to campaign coffers of Riverside Republican House member Ken Calvert and House majority leader Kevin McCarthy, Republican from Bakersfield....
Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 6:21PM
calendar Socialism and Elections: 2018 forum-flyer-2018-06-02-elections.pdf_140_.jpg by Eugene Ruyle
At the Starry Plough Pub, 3101 Shattuck Ave, at Prince St in Berkeley...
Event Date: Sat Jun 2, 2018 2:00PM
Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 3:50PM
text Bay Area News Group article on the Governor's race ignores Delaine Eastin by Stanley Sokolow
A news article today from the publisher of The Santa Cruz Sentinel, The San Jose Mercury News, and many other local newspapers, speaks about the positions of gubernatorial candidates on higher education in California. It completely ignores Delaine Eastin although she is tied in recent polls with one candidate that they did talk about. Eastin knows education in California, has big plans for it, and they should have included her in the story....
Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 9:27AM
calendar Medea Benjamin Inside Iran: The Real History & Politics of Iran by KPFA Radio 94.1 FM
Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street Berkeley, CA 94709...
Event Date: Thu Jun 7, 2018 7:30PM
Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 10:09AM
image Amazon indigenous leaders and allies call on CA to phase out oil production & processing 480_32928245_1951979868180796_6527952614603096064_o_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Chevron wields enormous political influence in the state, since it is one of the biggest contributors in the state to political campaigns every year. Chevron and the Western States Petroleum Association also regularly top the list of spenders on lobbying in Sacramento. Photo by David Solnit....
Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 8:29PM
text Dianne Feinstein's Promotion of War, Secret Animal Abuse, Military Profiteering by California Peace
Feinstein has a long history of voting for war appropriations. She quietly cosponsored the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act which criminalizes many exposures of institutional torture of animals. She has profiteered personally from war....
Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 3:46PM
image Rep. Calvert introduces rider to spending bill banning lawsuits against Delta Tunnels 480_ken_calvert_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
John McManus, Executive Director of the Golden Gate Salmon Association (GGSA) that represents sport and commercial salmon fishermen and related businesses, said salmon and other West Coast fish species “will be wiped out if the current version of the tunnels is built, which is why GGSA and allies are already in court calling for a fair legal review.”...
Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 1:05PM
image State, water contractors move forward quickly with Delta Tunnels construction plans 480_sacramento_river_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
If the Delta Tunnels are built, project opponents say San Francisco Bay-Delta and West Coast fisheries will be decimated while not one drop of new water will be created....
Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 10:35AM
calendar Cities for the People: Progressive Reforms in San Francisco and Barcelona cities_for_people-full-page.pdf_140_.jpg by Tom Gallagher
Unitarian Universalist Center, Chapel 1187 Franklin St. (corner of Geary Blvd.) San Francisco...
Event Date: Thu May 24, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 9:33PM
image Ag. land in Concord used for parking, not growing 480_ag._map.jpg by Encourage Local Farming
The city of Concord and the Markham Arboretum Society has been using a parcel of Ag (agriculture) land for overflow parking. Land that could and should be used to grow food, is held in perpetuity as a space to park cars 7 days out of the year....
Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 11:46AM
image Bills to stop new oil drilling off California coast go into suspense file 480_regina__1.jpg by Dan Bacher
In the first quarter of 2018 alone, the Western States Petroleum Association spent $2,025,000 to promote the Big Oil agenda, including stopping AB 1775 and SB 834, according to documents filed with the California Secretary of State on April 30. Photo: Regina Chichizola, of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations (PCFFA) and Save California's Salmon, holds her son, Malcolm, as she speaks out against new offshore oil drilling at a press conference in Sacramento in February w...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 6:32PM
calendar Protest Ehud Barak - War Criminals Not Welcome in the Bay Area 480_70-years-nakba_1.jpg by Answer Coalition (repost)
JCCSF 3200 California St, San Francisco, California 94118 See details below for public transportation....
Event Date: Wed May 16, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 6:15PM
text Rent control campaigns presently in ten California cities by Lynda Carson
Rent control and just cause eviction protections are the only fair and humane ways to slow down greedy landlords and profiteering realtors from gouging renters with never ending rent increases, unjust evictions, displacing renters from their communities, and adding to the already-dire affordable housing crisis in California!...
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 11:56PM
image How Much Do Bay Area Companies Make From Pentagon Contracts? 480_fortressbayareashield1fixedtransparent.jpg by Fortress Bay Area
How Much Do Bay Area Companies Make From Pentagon Contracts? #FortressBayArea Counties, Ranked....
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 6:22PM
image Santa Clara Valley Water District Board Votes 4-3 to Support Twin Tunnels 480_2016board-sm_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Dozens of local ratepayers Tuesday and in previous meetings testified as to the adverse impacts the project would have, including raising water rates for low income families and devastating the Delta and West Coast fisheries, but the Board nonetheless voted for the project under tremendous pressure from Governor Jerry Brown and the Metropolitan Water District. Left to right: Tony Estremera, District 6; Richard Santos, District 3; John L. Varela, District 1; Gary Kremen, District 7; Barbar...
Posted: Wed May 9, 2018 9:12PM
text Economic Benefits of a Living Wage in the City of Santa Rosa by Sonoma State Investigative Research Group
Amy Badger, Elizabeth Munoz- Martin, Demi Gray, Austin Barcus, Blaze Carter, Brooke Santander, Crystal Mendoza, Sara Gong, Jeffrey Robinson...
Posted: Wed May 9, 2018 1:59PM
calendar We Killed it! Rent Control Signature Turn In! 480_santa_cruz_rent_control_1.jpg by Santa Cruz For Rent Control
City Hall 809 Center St,, Santa Cruz,...
Event Date: Thu May 10, 2018 9:30AM
Posted: Wed May 9, 2018 12:06PM
image California embracing a full measure of Juneteenth: Reclaiming the Past 250px-10thcav.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
California Pan African Heritage poised to take responsibility for the Black Hole of systemic institutional racism celebrated. Juneteenth at Negro Bar California State Park this 170th Anniversary of the California Gold Rush may spark a positive way forward......
Posted: Tue May 8, 2018 8:53PM
document Economic Impacts of Cannabis Legalization in Sonoma County final_paper__soci_336___2_.pdf_140_.jpg by Mariah Ramirez, Fiona Duffy, Megan Lee, Et al.
This research project examines the economic benefits of cannabis legalization for Sonoma County. Research was done by Sonoma State Sociology undergraduate students....
Posted: Tue May 8, 2018 4:07PM