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image Indybay Website Updates 480_indybay_new.jpg by Indybay volunteers
The San Francisco Bay Area IMC (Indybay) collective is, and has always been, 100% volunteer. The collective builds and maintains the custom software that has run Indybay.org since it first went online in the year 2000....
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:32PM
image Water Board resumes Delta Tunnels hearing, rejects motions by opponents 480_feather_river_near_gridley_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
”The State Water Resources Control Board has discarded due process, abandoned any pretense of being an independent regulatory agency, and revealed its intention to approve this disastrous project regardless of testimony and evidence,” said Bill Jennings, executive director for California Sportfishing Protection Alliance. Feather River near Gridley. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:31PM
image Nestlé and Others Cashing in On U.S. Water Infrastructure Crisis 480_bottled_water_cost_1.jpg by Food & Water Watch
New Report Examines Bottled Water Marketing and Impacts on People and the Environment...
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:23PM
calendar Farm to Fork Friday featuring F.E. Jordan and Associates 480_18670825_1387616721275710_7378789211896840919_n_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Cal Expo Event Center, Building A Sacramento, California...
Event Date: Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:36PM
image Crisis At KPFA,The Pacifica Network, Democracy & National Alternative Multi-media Channel 480_kpfa_pacifica_forum_audience_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
A forum on KPFA and Pacifica was held in Berkeley on 2/18/18 to look at the crisis in Pacifica, KPFA and the development of a multi-media channel. It also looked at efforts to manipulate the election at KPFA to only have supporters of the voluntary bankruptcy by Pacifica...
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:34PM
image Court Victory: 10-Year California Water Transfer Program Failed Analysis & Disclosure 480_watertransferbuyersaridsjvgraphic_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
AquAlliance Executive Director Barbara Vlamis said the significance of the decision extends well beyond the water transfers to current litigation in the courts challenging Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels project. “Some of the same issues raised by Aqualliance regarding the twin tunnels, such as the impacts to ground water, land subsidence and climate, were brought up in this case and the court ruled favorably,” she said....
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:09PM
image Buffalo Soldiers Honored at American Heritage Day at Mount Vernon Memorial Park. 480_27336505_10204322104288440_3982708833900658456_n_1.jpg by 10th Cavalry, Co. G of Northern California
We are the 10th Cavalry, Company G of Northern California a Buffalo Soldier a living history group. Established in Sacramento in 1992. We re-create a Buffalo Soldier Company during the Indian Wars Period the years from 1866 to 1891. The year our unit concentrates on is 1874. Buffalo Soldiers were members of the US Army and wore the same uniforms as the rest of the U.S. Army. They were initially given left over uniforms and equipment from the Civil War. That was the regulation uniform when t...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:28PM
image RNs to Rally Across California Feb. 22 in Protest Over Supreme Court Case Seen as Threat to Patient Care 480_nurses_rally_we_are_here_for_our_patients_1.jpg by California Nurses Association
Corporate Attack on Workers, Union Rights to be Heard...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:21PM
image Farm to Fork Friday, Presentation, Conversation and Reception 480_wild_yam1_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Well over 500,000 people of Pan African Ancestry live 90 miles from the "Farm to Fork Capital of America." The Marvel Movie, Black Panther has ancient/future roots in distant lands and the heart of the California Gold Rush. Our Farm to Fork Friday, will share successful methods toward expanding inclusion throughout local and global food systems utilizing Pan African herbs. #WakandaForever...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:20PM
text Oakland activists are collecting signatures to repeal Costa-Hawkins Act by Lynda Carson
Oakland housing activists supporting a statewide ballot initiative to repeal the draconian Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act are collecting signatures to qualify the repeal measure for the November 2018 ballot, and will be having a community kick-off event & signature gathering, followed by lunch on Saturday, February 17th, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM....
Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:07PM
image Israeli Official Distorts CA Law To Stop Sister City Proposal 480_friends_of_wadi_foquin.jpg by Palestine Legal
February 12, 2018 - The Israeli deputy consul general erroneously told the City of Alameda, California that establishing a sister city relationship with a Palestinian village would run afoul of state law. This is the latest effort by the Israeli state and its proxy organizations in the U.S. to distort local civil rights laws to chill advocacy on behalf of Palestinians....
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:21PM
image Western States Petroleum Association & members have dumped $170 million into CA campaigns 480_dwb8mqjwkaaxf84_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Chevron tops the list of political donors from WSPA’s membership, contributing $89 million overall since 2001, the first year in which online data is available,” Maplight reported. “Aera Energy has contributed the second most at roughly $40 million, and Valero is third at $13 million....
Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:19PM
calendar Let Me Be A Witness branding_final.pdf_140_.jpg by Root Division
Root Division 1131 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:41PM
text The First California Congressperson to Cosponsor Trump Impeachment Resolutiion by John Ota
On February 2, 2018, Barbara Lee became the first California member of Congress to cosponsor House Resolution 621, which calls for the impeachment of President Trump....
Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:40AM
document Report Reveals Rapid Growth of Homeless Tent Cities Across U.S. tent_city_usa_2017.pdf_140_.jpg by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
(December 20, 2017, Washington, D.C.) The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty released a new report, Tent City USA: The Growth of America’s Homeless Encampments and How Communities are Responding, reviewing the rapid growth of homeless people living in tents across the United States over the past decade, as measured by documentation in media reports....
Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:53PM
text Calif Cops work with alt-reich to attack and prosecute counter demonstrators and Antifa by Sludge
Follow the Guardian link. Fascinating confirmation of what we already gleaned from the news. Cops side with neo-nazis, white supremacists and the violent alt right terrorists and finger and prosecute counter demonstrators....
Posted: Fri Feb 9, 2018 7:27PM
image Justin Trudeau & Jerry Brown are both promoters of oil industry expansion 480_a_dsc3463_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
In addition to expanding offshore drilling in California waters, Brown signed a Big Oil-written carbon trading bill, pushed the Trump administration to exempt California oil fields in Kern County from the Safe Drinking Water Act, fast-tracked his environmentally unjust Delta Tunnels project and has overseen water policies that are driving the Delta smelt and winter run Chinook salmon closer and closer to extinction....
Posted: Fri Feb 9, 2018 11:54AM
image Slavery and Freedom Celebrating the 170th Anniversary of the California Gold Rush 480_33996043.75f38446.640__2__1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Early morning on January 24, 1848, James Marshall discovered gold in the mill race of Sutter's Mill along the American River, Coloma, California. Enslaved and Free, people of Pan African ancestry were part of the migration to the Gold Mining District. Throughout the vast region of Alta California, people of African ancestry held high level positions in the Mexican Republic. This 170th Anniversary Year of the California Gold Rush it is time to share "hidden figures" from our California Pan ...
Posted: Thu Feb 8, 2018 9:52PM
image Wildlife Officials Recommend Protection for California's Tricolored Blackbirds, Lassics Lupine Wildflower 480_tricoloredblackbird_usfws_fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, February 8, 2018 — Acting on a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife today recommended that tricolored blackbirds be protected as a threatened species under the California Endangered Species Act. The department also recommended protecting the rare Lassics lupine mountain wildflower as endangered. The recommendations now go to the state’s Fish and Game Commission....
Posted: Thu Feb 8, 2018 4:03PM
text Hundreds Rally in Sacramento Against Trump's Offshore Drilling Plan by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., February 8, 2018 — Hundreds of people rallied at California’s capitol today against President Trump’s offshore drilling plan, which would allow a dramatic increase in oil and gas drilling off the coast of California and along all U.S. coasts and the Arctic....
Posted: Thu Feb 8, 2018 3:55PM