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textIs Sonoma County's Juvenile Justice Commission effective in upholding their mission? by Bliss Edwards
This opinion piece is a brief evaluation of the Sonoma County Juvenile Justice Commission's responsibilities and limitations....
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2022 8:56am PDT
textThe Rise of Homelessness and the Decline of a Workforce by M. Ables
Almost every business is hiring and workers are needed but the lack of affordable housing is decreasing. The wealth inequality gap is growing and homelessness is on the rise. There is a connection, so why isn't Sonoma County taking immediate action to do more for 2,600+ homeless individuals in need?...
Posted: Fri, Nov 26, 2021 5:41pm PST
textA Housing First Approach Can Curb Sonoma County Homelessness— If Implemented Correctly by Jenna Bettencourt
California is committed to ending homelessness using a housing first approach, but many organizations still do vetting to see who is most "worthy" of housing. We will only see real change when we commit to and actually carry out the vision of Housing First....
Posted: Mon, Nov 15, 2021 4:29pm PST
textCalifornia Delays Some Dungeness Crab Fishing to Protect Whales by Center for Biological Diversity
Announcement Comes After Humpback Entanglement in Crab Gear...
Posted: Tue, Nov 2, 2021 11:02am PDT
textTom’s personal view from inside today’s Pacifica National Board by Tom Voorhees
KPFA and Pacifica radio stations members vote on democratic control of management. At steak is the detreating quality of news and public affairs' with a replacement set of bylaws election happening now in June....
Posted: Mon, Jun 7, 2021 12:17pm PDT
textIncreased use of Social Media can harm our youth by Christopher Vitale
A look at the ways in which social media/cell phones are causing harm to the youth in our society....
Posted: Tue, May 18, 2021 11:13am PDT
textSteichen Declared Mentally Unfit to Stand Trial (Update) by Robert Maxim
Jacob Steichen, 34, is currently in custody for the September 21 stabbing and homicide of his brother, Aaron. Conflict counsel Owen Tipps and Judge Canning vaguely discuss documents under subpoena from Arcata Police Department...
Posted: Wed, Oct 28, 2020 12:56pm PDT
textSteichen Declared Incompetent to Stand Trial by Robert Maxim
Jacob Steichen's Criminal Proceedings Suspended; Declared Mentally Incompetent...
Posted: Wed, Oct 28, 2020 11:16am PDT
textJustice for Aaron and Jacob Steichen by Robert Maxim
Jacob Steichen's family called emergency services, mandated reporters, and local police department 8 times over a 5 week period. Authorities deliberately refuse emergency psychiatric care; Jacob is charged with PC187(a) after stabbing Aaron....
Posted: Sat, Oct 17, 2020 10:29am PDT
textTransplant to the Left Coast by Stewart Dickson
I hosted TechKnowLedge every Thursday morning from 8 to 9 on WRFU-LP 104.5 Urbana-Champaign, Illinois from mid-2010 to the end of 2018. I transplanted myself from East-Central Illinois to the Mendocino Coast in January, 2019. Thinking of spinning-up TechKnowledge again on KNYO-LP 10.7, Fort Bragg....
Posted: Sat, Sep 19, 2020 11:12am PDT
textCalifornia Crab Season Opening Delayed by Whale Entanglement Risk by Center for Biological Diversity
Officials Cite Presence of Endangered Humpbacks, Crabbers Call for Delay...
Posted: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 8:02am PST
textCalifornia Crab Season Delayed to Nov. 23 to Protect Whales From Entanglement by Center for Biological Diversity
Delay Follows Finding of Elevated Entanglement Risk, Legal Settlement...
Posted: Fri, Nov 1, 2019 8:57pm PDT
textFisheries Meeting Aims to Ensure Enough West Coast Salmon for Starving Orcas by Center for Biological Diversity
Lawsuit Prompts Consultation to Save Southern Resident Killer Whales...
Posted: Fri, May 24, 2019 3:12pm PDT
textPublic housing and Section 8 tenants face eviction and homelessness for medical marijuana by Lynda Carson
Oakland has 13,586 units in its Section 8 inventory, 2,122 units in its low rent inventory, plus thousands of tenants being publicly assisted in rental units in Oakland operated by nonprofit housing developers that may be threatened with eviction if they are caught using medical marijuana....
Posted: Thu, Dec 13, 2018 4:29pm PST
textLogging Co.'s Claim of Sustainability Challenged and Investigation Says Action Needed by Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters
Sustainable certification for Humboldt Redwood Co. lumber is in question after official investigator says HRC's controversial Rainbow Ridge logging plans need "corrective action". Herbicide use and logging of legacy forests and sensitive habitat are hardly sustainable, say group challenging certified sustainable label used on lumber sold at Home Depot....
Posted: Thu, Nov 8, 2018 9:28am PST
textHelp Pass Federal Legislation Against Animal Torture - Now by Tomas DiFiore
Devin Patrick Kelley, responsible for the worst mass shooting in Texas history, was also charged with animal cruelty after reportedly beating his pet husky outside his mobile home in Colorado Springs. He also claimed to have bought dogs from Craigslist and use them for target practice. The FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) started collecting data from participating law enforcement agencies on animal cruelty, including neglect, abuse, and torture. This switch from summary ...
Posted: Sun, Jul 8, 2018 7:00am PDT
textKZYX in Philo, California experiencing various kinds of covert action? by chaz
A few nights ago, I tried calling one of my favorite independent radio stations as I had done for years before. I was on a landline. I got through alright, but then something happened that I had never experienced: my voice sounded clear on my end, but on the radio's end, it came across all garbled and missing words. Was this merely "rain in the phone lines" as the DJ thought? Or some kind of jamming technique being directed at independent radio?...
Posted: Sat, Mar 24, 2018 2:50pm PDT
textIndigenous and Environmental Activists Call for Removal of McKinley Statue in Arcata by Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters
At the Arcata City Council meeting on Wed., Feb. 21, the Pacific Alliance for Indigenous and Environmental Action (PAIEA) affiliates will add their voices to those calling for the removal of the statue of President McKinley from the Arcata Plaza, as well as the plaque mentioning “Indian troubles”. After a walk and rally, they will converge on the Arcata City Council meeting Wednesday (Feb. 21) night....
Posted: Wed, Feb 21, 2018 10:58am PST
textNorthern 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 PST
textAssistance to All Survivors of Northern California Fires by We Can't Breathe
Everyone who survived the Northern Cal Fires can obtain immediate assistance to obtain housing, insurance payments, renewed driver's licenses, addressing medical problems and more. Go to https://www.disasterassistance.gov/ or call 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. If you use 711 or Video Relay, call 800-621-3362. These toll free numbers are available 7 am to 10 p.m., 7 days a week. FEMA and state and local assistance agencies have a disaster center at 427 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, the gr...
Posted: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 7:50pm PDT