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imageAs Delta smelt nears extinction, CDFW issues incidental take permit for endangered fish
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by Dan Bacher
The incidental take permit was issued as the Delta smelt, once the most abundant species on the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, continues its steep slide towards extinction. For the second year in a row, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in its annual fall midwater trawl survey in 2019 found zero Delta smelt during the months of September, October, November and December....
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 6:39PM
calendarIndivisible: Deep Canvassing While Social Distancing (webinar)
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by Indivisible
Online Via Zoom...
Event Date: Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 4:47PM
calendarIndivisible: Deep Canvassing While Social Distancing (webinar)
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by Indivisible
Online via Zoom...
Event Date: Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 4:43PM
calendarIndivisible: Red and Rural Webinar Series (Ep 1)
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by Indivisible
Online via Zoom...
Event Date: Thu Apr 23, 2020 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 4:35PM
textTrump’s Mass Negligent Homicide Doesn’t Let Democratic Leaders Off the Hook by Norman Solomon
Failures of leadership in a time of coronavirus...
Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:22PM
imageACSO Requests $255M in New Funding; COVID-19 Reaches Santa Rita Without Plans in Place
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by IWOC Oakland
Just over a week into the “shelter in place” directive that is now statewide, COVID-19 has reached Santa Rita Jail. The County confirmed on March 26 that a nurse working in one of the jail’s housing units has tested positive for the virus. In response, that pod as well as one other in Santa Rita were placed under quarantine on Friday, March 27. The second pod was quarantined allegedly in response to a case of pneumonia or other similar medical condition. All transportation of detainees betwee...
Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:18PM
imageCiting Coronavirus Pandemic, EPA Indefinitely Suspends Environmental Rules
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by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams
The Environmental Protection Agency, headed by former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler, announced on Thursday a sweeping and indefinite suspension of environmental rules amid the worsening coronavirus pandemic, a move green groups warned gives the fossil fuel industry a "green light to pollute with impunity." Photo: Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:32AM
imageKnow Your Rights during COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
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by National Lawyers Guild
While the COVID-19 pandemic necessitates public health measures to reduce the impact of the virus on our communities and health care systems, we must be vigilant and resist authoritarian and violent tendencies....
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:22AM
calendarWebinar: Digital Strategies to Lobby Your Elected Officials (Sierra Club)
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by Sierra Club
Online webinar via Zoom...
Event Date: Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:26PM
calendarWebinar Training: Join the National Texting Team at Sierra Club: Get Out the #VOTE2020
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by Sierra Club
Online via Zoom...
Event Date: Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:43PM
textSan Francisco Dept of Public Health Site Offers Help to Everyone by Solidarity Around the World
San Francisco now has 178 Coronavirus cases and for the first time today, 1 death. See the Department of Public Health website at https://www.sfdph.org/dph/alerts/coronavirus.asp The same website has all kinds of helpful tips good for everyone, no matter where you live, translated into Chinese, Filipino, Spanish, Arabic and Vietnamese....
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:13AM
calendarWebinar: Become a Digital Defender Training by Women's March (Day 2)
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by Women's March
Online weekend webinar (day 2)...
Event Date: Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:42PM
calendarWeekend Webinar: Become a Digital Defender Training by Women's March (Day 1)
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by Women's March
Online weekend webinar...
Event Date: Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:36PM
textAlameda County Sheriff's Office Makes Surprise $85 Million Request for Santa Rita Jail by APTP
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors will vote today to allocate an additional $85 million toward staff for Santa Rita Jail....
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:19PM
textFrench Site Helps Decide About Seeking Health Care by Leon Kunstenaar
French government health site provides simple, direct questionnaire to help health care provider quickly decide if you need medical attention. Here is an English translation....
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:46PM
textPower in a Time of Coronavirus by Norman Solomon
Fighting against intentional neglect and greedy stupidity...
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:00PM
imageFive Demands for Emergency COVID-19 Survival
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by Dave Id
With the Bay Area and now all of California on coronavirus lockdown, millions going without paychecks and health insurance, prisoners and unsheltered folks at great risk of contracting the virus, wheatpaste posters have gone up in Oakland making five reasonable demands to increase our collective chance at survival....
Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2020 2:30PM
imageRamsey Orta denied basic safety measures in Solitary Confinement as COVID-19 virus spreads
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by WeCopwatch
Ramsey Orta and other inmates in the New York State Prison system are extremely vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus. If Governor Cuomo does not act now, it will be blood on his hands....
Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:38PM
textShutdown of Post Office Encampment After Denial of Portapotties & Wash Stations There by Robert Norse
Chief Mills and a dozen or more cops, rangers, and camp trashers moved on to evict and fence out the homeless tent-shelter-in-place encampment along Water St. near the Post Office. This "out of sight/out of town" policy, while claiming a public health rationale rings false given the lack of protected indoor shelter being offered in spite of the funding available....
Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:57PM
imageCalifornia governor issues mandatory statewide order to stay at home
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by Lynda Carson
Symptoms of coronavirus....
Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:33AM