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textTrump Bucks Protests, Opens 725,500 Acres of California’s Central Coast to Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
MARINA, Calif., October 4, 2019 — The Trump administration today dismissed protests and made a formal decision to open 725,500 acres of public lands and mineral estate across California’s Central Coast and the Bay Area to new oil and gas drilling and fracking....
Posted: Fri Oct 4, 2019 10:10AM
textCalifornia School Board Officials Urge School Districts to Allow Students to Take Part in Global Climate Protest by Elected Officials to Protect California
Statement from California School Board Members on Youth Climate Strikes...
Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:07PM
textAppeals Court to Hear ACLU Discrimination Case Against Dignity Health by ACLU of Northern California
SAN FRANCISCO—The ACLU is set to argue before the Court of Appeal in San Francisco Tuesday on behalf of Evan Minton, a man who was denied health care because he is transgender....
Posted: Mon Sep 9, 2019 4:02PM
textLabor Friendly Urgent Request by Scott Schroeder
Dear Friends of Labor,...
Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:49AM
textExxonMobil Seeks to Restart Offshore Drilling Platforms, Truck Oil in California by Center for Biological Diversity
Environmental Study Released, Santa Barbara Hearing Set...
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:26PM
textPending Sacramento Teacher Strike by Solidarity Forever
Sacramento teachers thought they won their labor contract in December 2017 only to find that the school district is not willing to honor the contract. See https://www.alternet.org/2019/04/the-sacramento-teacher-strike-is-a-warning-to-the-redfored-movement-everywhere/...
Posted: Mon Apr 8, 2019 10:11PM
textSenate Disaster Funding Fails Over Puerto Rico Aid Debate by Jubilee USA Network
On Monday the Senate failed to pass disaster relief funding to benefit Americans impacted by wildfires, hurricanes, flooding and other natural disasters. Republicans and Democrats clashed over recovery aid amounts for Puerto Rico and two separate proposals could not muster enough votes for passage....
Posted: Tue Apr 2, 2019 8:55AM
textJudge Orders Kern County to Rescind Approvals for Grapevine Development by Center for Biological Diversity
Court Says Kern County Must Consider Air Pollution, Health Impacts...
Posted: Sun Dec 9, 2018 1:46PM
textHistoric Leidesdorff Ranch poised for a new partnership with Russian Americans by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Restoring the stolen legacy of the early California Pan African Pioneers begins with the Legacy of William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr....
Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 4:44PM
textFresno Anti-Authoritarians Call to Action by Fresno Anarchist Bloc
Ivanka Trump Protest in Fresno...
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:40PM
textSacramento City Council expected to vote on rent control ordinance by Lynda Carson
The City Council of Sacramento is expected to vote on an ordinance to establish a rent board, rent control, and just cause eviction protections during it’s meeting on June 12, or June 19!...
Posted: Wed Jun 6, 2018 3:25PM
textMore Californians getting sick from pesticides, according to latest state report by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Agricultural cases up 50%; Monterey County third highest in California...
Posted: Fri Jun 1, 2018 12:56PM
textRent 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
text‘Please Give Us Justice’: New California Law Aims to Hold Police Accountable by Safiya Charles, The Nation
A “first of its kind” bill would raise use-of-force guidelines for police from “reasonable” to “necessary”—a higher standard that could save lives....
Posted: Wed May 2, 2018 10:54PM
textLawsuit Confronts Kern County Over Broken Promise to Protect Imperiled Hawks, Important Farmland by Center for Biological Diversity
Nearly $3 Million Set Aside for Conservation Instead Transferred to General Fund...
Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:53PM
textNAACP Condemns Latest Injustices Surrounding Fatal Police-Involved Shootings around Nation by NAACP
BALTIMORE, MD (April 2, 2018) – The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s premier civil rights organization, issued the following statement following the fatal shooting of Stephon Clark by a Sacramento police officer and the acquittal of the officers involved in the shooting of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge in 2016....
Posted: Mon Apr 2, 2018 11:05PM
textBoard Urged to Halt Oil-waste Pits' Contamination of Kern County Groundwater by Center for Biological Diversity
FRESNO, Calif., April 2, 2018 — The Central Valley water board will meet April 5 and 6 in Fresno to decide whether to halt the dumping of oil-industry waste fluid into dozens of disposal pits that are contaminating groundwater in western Kern County....
Posted: Mon Apr 2, 2018 2:48PM
textSacramento, California will A.C.T. to End Racism by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Sacramento, California has a very unique opportunity to A.C.T.to End Racism this 170th Anniversary of the California Gold Rush...
Posted: Sun Apr 1, 2018 12:13PM
textAs Trump consolidates his power, the history of 1930s Germany repeats itself by Sascha Abramsky
As Adolf Hitler rose to power, principled conservatives in Germany convinced themselves that he could be controlled. Compromises, concessions, and countermeasures are necessary in America after the budget attacks on the poor, seniors, the disabled, chidren, and students....
Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:03AM
textACLU of Northern California Statement on Sacramento PD's Fatal Shooting of Stephon Clark by ACLU of Northern California
March 21, 2018 - The ACLU Foundation of Northern California joins Sacramento community members in their outrage around the killing of 22-year-old Stephon Clark, who Sacramento police shot and killed on Sunday....
Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:59PM