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imageInaugral Teff Day helps prepare for California Addis Ababa Sister State
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
“California Grown” Teff Field Trials - A Taste of Africa at UC Davis will showcase the global commercial opportunity of our ancient super grain of antiquity....
Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:50PM
imageAll Out to #DefendModesto From White Nationalist "Straight Pride" Event
by #Defend209
All out to #DefendModesto from the white nationalist "Straight Pride" rally being organized on August 24th in Modesto, California. While the City has denied a permit due to lack of insurance, bigots are still planning to mobilize!...
Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:44AM
calendarRally & March Against Gun Violence at CA State Capitol (Sacramento)
by Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
Sacramento: California State Capitol-South Steps (between L Street, N Street to the south, 10th Street, & 15th Street)...
Event Date: Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:00AM
imageSalmon advocates slam Trump rules slashing Endangered Species Act protections
by Dan Bacher
"Here in California we're likely to see salmon, sturgeon, steelhead trout, wolves, wolverines, kit fox and many others all slide towards extinction as a result of today's action by the Trump White House,” said John McManus, Executive Director of the Golden Gate Salmon Association....
Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:22AM
calendarSolidarity Vigil: Sacramento United Against Gun Violence & Racism
by Poor People's Campaign & others
California State Capitol-West Steps, 1315 10th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814...
Event Date: Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:44PM
calendarClimate Strike: Youth Strike at State Capitol in Sacramento
by Fridays For Future Sacramento
California State Capitol Museum, West Steps, 1315 10th Street, Sacramento 95814...
Event Date: Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Aug 9, 2019 9:43PM
calendar400 Year of Return Presentation
by Michael Harris
California State Capitol Room 126...
Event Date: Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:00PM
Posted: Fri Aug 9, 2019 4:27PM
documentTulare County Agrees to Curb Air Pollution From Industrial Dairies
by Center for Biological Diversity
Livestock Produces 55 Percent of State’s Methane Emissions...
Posted: Fri Aug 9, 2019 2:35PM
imageWinnemem Wintu Chief Asks Delta Tunnel Amendment Negotiators: When Will Tribal Water Right
by Dan Bacher
“Our belief is that Mother Earth made the Delta the way it is because it is a fully functional and perfect system," said Caleen Sisk, Chief of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe. "By digging the Delta up, we don’t know how it will end up. You don’t want to ruin a perfect system for an imperfect project. You can’t negotiate a perfect system. Once we dig up the Delta, you can’t return it to its natural state."...
Posted: Wed Aug 7, 2019 9:06AM
calendar2019 Stockton Pride Festival
by Stockton Pride
Weber Point Events Center 221 North Center Street, Stockton, California 95202...
Event Date: Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Aug 6, 2019 4:43PM
imageInaugural International Teff Super Grain Day
by Michael Harris
Everyone is invited to celebrate International Teff Super Grain Day with us or at an Ethiopian Restaurant in your community....
Posted: Tue Aug 6, 2019 10:24AM
imageCourt halts Westlands Water District's participation in Shasta Dam raise plan
by Dan Bacher
Attorney General Becerra filed the lawsuit on May 13, 2019 to block Westlands from taking an unlawful action to assist in the planning and construction of a project to raise the height of the Shasta Dam, a project that is strongly opposed by the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, fishing groups and environmental organizations....
Posted: Fri Aug 2, 2019 4:33PM
imageList of Northern California Restaurants with Shark Fins on the Menu
by Ban Shark Fin Sales!
As Shark Week continues, restaurants across the nation are contributing to the rapid decline in shark species by serving up soup made from shark fins, despite bans in 12 states and counting. According to an online database maintained by the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), nearly 200 restaurants across the country continue to offer shark fin products, including shark fin soup, a traditionally expensive East Asian dish associated with banquets and celebrations. Dozens of these restaurants are v...
Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:02PM
calendarCounter Protest Against Straight Pride Event in Modesto
Enslen Park, W. MORRIS Ave, Modesto 95354...
Event Date: Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:06PM
imageNewsom Tours Kern Co. Oil Spill as Locals Call for Heath & Safety Protections
by Dan Bacher
“While this incident occurred in an isolated area, other similar oil production-related incidents have occurred in proximity to Kern County communities,” said Juan Flores, a Kern County community organizer with the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment. “It is time that state leadership and decision-makers take action and pay attention to the gravity of such incidents....
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:29AM
calendarPeace Strike for Climate & Amazon Rainforest in State Capital
by Fridays For Future Sacramento
California State Capitol Museum, West Steps 1315 10th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814...
Event Date: Wed Aug 7, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:35PM
calendarIndependent Community Tribunal - Anatomy of a Witchhunt: Defend the Sacramento 3 by Ronald Cruz
Southside Co-Housing Community Room 434 - T Street (Sacramento, CA)...
Event Date: Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:13PM
imageChevron's Huge Kern County Spill Endangers Valley Residents, Highlights Agency's Capture
by Dan Bacher
“We have lost all faith in the ability of DOGGR to do its job of protecting Californians, and we call on the Governor to completely reform this corporate-captured agency,” said Linda Hutchins-Knowles, California Senior Organizer for Mothers Out Front. “Regulators should not be allowed to own stock in the very industry they’re supposed to regulate."...
Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:28AM
imageNew Trade Bloc Will Spur Pan African Industries
by Kennedy Maina
Preparations for 2019 Pan African Global Trade and Investment Week hosted in the Capitol City of Sacramento, California is poised to expand connections to the 5th largest economy in the world to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)...
Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:09PM
documentAppeal Upheld in Challenge to Oil Drilling in California's Carrizo Plain National Monument
by Center for Biological Diversity
BAKERSFIELD, Calif.― The California Bureau of Land Management has agreed with conservation groups that plans for a new oil well and pipeline in Carrizo Plain National Monument failed to comply with federal environmental laws. The July 12 decision, announced today, said the local BLM office must consider potential harm to California condors, other imperiled wildlife and the climate....
Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:00PM