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text Senate Hears Bill to Shoot or Evict Native Elk From California National Park by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2018 — A Senate subcommittee Wednesday will consider legislation to allow native tule elk to be shot or removed from California’s Point Reyes National Seashore, the only national park where these elk exist....
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:36PM
text Homeless Shelter Crisis in Sonoma County by Chelsea Turner
A "homeless shelter crisis" was declared by the city council of Sonoma County in a 5-0 vote. Mental illness is another issue that needs to be addressed in the homeless community on top of funding for homeless shelters....
Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:22PM
text Are Social Justice discussions taboo to the majority? by Jennifer Quick
Outside of the professors at Sonoma State University that teach Sociology, it has become evident that the majority of all other professors of different majors do not like to have direct, personal conversations about Social Justice issues. Is this the norm for the population outside of a University campus, and if so- we must ask our community, why?...
Posted: Sun Dec 2, 2018 9:08PM
text Bay Area & Statewide Green Party Election Recommendations by AC Greens
Below are recommendations from county Green Party groups in Alameda, San Francisco, Solano, and Sonoma counties. The Alameda and San Francisco groups have also written articles about their endorsements (see the links provided below)....
Posted: Fri Nov 2, 2018 8:09AM
text California’s Rep. Huffman Joins Anti-Public Lands Zealot to Evict Elk From Point Reyes by Center for Biological Diversity
Legislation Enshrines Private Cattle Ranching in National Seashore...
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:25AM
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
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
text HUD’s attack on the poor in the Bay Area must be rejected by Congress by Lynda Carson
HUD Secretary Ben Carson wants to triple the rents on some tenants, and raise from 30% to 35%, the share of a household’s income that it must pay in rent. Additionally, Secretary Carson wants to add more work requirements on those receiving assistance in HUD’s housing programs!...
Posted: Tue May 8, 2018 2:55PM
text Tobacco: A Thriving Known Killer by Brock Senta
The leading cause in preventable death is thriving today. This is how and why the tobacco industry continues to be successful....
Posted: Mon May 7, 2018 1:39PM
text War on Drugs Rips Families Apart by Demi Gray
Treating drug addiction as crime rather than as a disease is causing more harm than good....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:10PM
text Disconnect to Reconnect by CDM
Our over obsession with technology has disconnected us from our natural world....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:05PM
text Guadalajara is known as Mexico’s Silicon Valley by Trixy Gomez
Mexico...
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:01PM
text Thank You, Anita Hill by AB
Op Ed piece regarding sexual harassment in the workplace and the connection to the #MeToo movement....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:33AM
text What Gun-Control Activists Should be Talking About by Tanner Matthis
Gun-control activists should be pushing for Extreme Risk Protection Orders, not the repeal of the Second Amendment....
Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:24PM
text May Meat Challenge by Occupy Sonoma County
This article is part of our May Meat Challenge campaign aimed at reducing greenhouse gas by encouraging people to evaluate their consumption of animal products. This article is well researched with support from local farmer groups including meat farmers....
Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:23AM
text #TimesUp 4 C.T. Weber by Donna R Sy
Charges of sexual assault and sexual harassment have been brought against Sacramento based candidate for California Secretary of State, C.T. Weber. Weber is the only Peace and Freedom Party candidate in this race and like all other third party candidates will not go beyond the June 2018 primary because of the Top Two restrictions on voters' choices. Weber is also facing intense criticism for posing for photographs while wearing a Nazi Party uniform....
Posted: Thu Mar 8, 2018 3:01PM
text Marin County Passes Resolution Opposing Offshore Drilling, Joining 25 Other California Communities by Center for Biological Diversity
Trump Plan to Expand Offshore Leasing Meets Strong Resistance in California...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 9:50PM
text California Draft Elk Management Plan Lacks Science, Shortchanges Conservation by Center for Biological Diversity
Plan Missing Basic Elk Population Data, Scapegoats Wolves...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 9:45PM
text Northern California's Delayed Crab Season Opener Threatens Whales by Center for Biological Diversity
State Wildlife Agency Urged to Address Risk of Deadly Entanglements...
Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:09PM
text Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival Research by Andrea, Nelly, Sofia, Zully, Zaira, Raquel, Gaby
Current laws and stipulations are threatening the legal status of immigrants in the United States. The president’s decision to end DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and call congress to act has left the “Dreamers” of the country in uncertainty. A set of interviews were held with DACA recipients of Sonoma County to understand the demographic of the recipients and the effects recent laws have had on them and their families. The interviews will help understand who the DACA populatio...
Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:18PM