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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
documentAppeal Upheld in Challenge to Oil Drilling in California's Carrizo Plain National Monument
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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
image2018 Air Monitoring Shows Most Pesticides Below Health Screening Levels.
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by Charlotte Fadipe
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) released air monitoring results indicating that most of the pesticides monitored in the DPR air monitoring network in 2018 were found below levels that indicate a health concern....
Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:14PM
imageNew Northern California Police Accountability Project Seeking Support
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by Police Files
We need a centralized archive for information on law enforcement violence and corruption across Northern California, but no such resource currently exists. With your help, we can have a working version within a matter of months. Share this and donate to make it happen!...
Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:26PM
calendarStop the Deportations! US Hands off Iran and Venezuela! National Day of Protest by Judy Greenspan
Oscar Grant Plaza, 14th and Broadway, Oakland...
Event Date: Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:28PM
calendarGLIDE Social Justice Film Festival by Denise Lamott
Piano Fight, Main Stage, 144 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94102...
Event Date: Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:30PM
Posted: Tue Jul 2, 2019 5:47PM
imageCA Statewide Fur Ban Passes Committee Vote
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by DxE
Supporters Look to Expand on Fur Bans in West Hollywood, San Francisco, and LA...
Posted: Tue Jul 2, 2019 4:53PM
textCalifornia to Evaluate Curbing Oil, Gas Extraction by Center for Biological Diversity
State Budget Funds Study on Decreasing Fossil Fuel Supply, Demand...
Posted: Mon Jul 1, 2019 12:07AM
imageBan on Hunting With Lead Ammo to Go Into Effect in California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 27, 2019 — On Monday California will become the first state to ban all lead ammunition for hunting — the culmination of years of efforts to phase out toxic lead ammunition in the environment....
Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:40AM
documentTrump Administration to Dredge San Francisco Bay to Make Room for More Oil
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Groups Push Back on Plans to Expand Bay Area Refining...
Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:31AM
textPesticide Problem? There’s an app for that. by Charlotte Fadipe
Pesticide Problem? There’s an app for that. A new mobile app allows workers to report pesticide incidents 24/7. Available in English and Spanish. User can remain anonymous....
Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:58AM
imageState Endangered Species Protection Sought for Mountain Lions in Southern California, Central Coast
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Some Populations Face Extinction Threat From Freeways, Sprawl, Rat Poison...
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:54AM
imageThe New War Against the Homeless
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by Keith McHenry
Political recalls and the campaign to dehumanize those who live without housing....
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:18AM
imageThe dreams of luthiers and guitar builders in the Bay Area
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by Lynda Carson
A June 1, 2019, photo of Lynda Carson holding a guitar in front of Subway Guitars that she built in the guitar workshop of Ervin Somogyi in 1985. Photo by Michael Graham....
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:11AM
imageICE raids targeting migrant families slated to start Sunday in major U.S. cities
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by Chinga la migra
ICE will raid family homes across the country on Sunday, June 23rd. If you witness a raid in progress or other ICE movements, document what you see. Call a legal support hotline immediately....
Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:17PM
imageSanctions that cause hunger and kill-join us in a Food Sovereignty Delegation to Caracas
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by Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle
What’s going on right now in Venezuela? Come see for yourself how Venezuelans are coping with US economic sanctions designed to cause a social implosion. According to the Independent of England, in Venezuela people hunt the animals of the zoo to eat them. According to the mainstream media, Venezuelans also eat rottten meat and garbage. these reports, give a distorted picture of what is happening in Venezuela . The media also omits serious analysis of the role of the government—community partn...
Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:46PM
image90,000 Comments Submitted Opposing Plan for New Drilling and Fracking on Public Lands
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by Los Padres ForestWatch
Monday, June 10 marked the end of the second and final public comment period on the Trump administration’s plan to open more than 1 million acres of public land and mineral estate across the central coast region to new oil drilling and fracking. The 45 day period, which opened with the release of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, a study of the impacts that fracking would have on in the lease plan area, was the shortest allowed by the Nat...
Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:55PM
calendarCA State Capitol Juneteenth Watch Party ~ H.R. 40 and the Path to Restorative Justice
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
US House of Representatives ~ Rayburn Building Judiciary - Subcommittee on the Constitution Washington, DC...
Event Date: Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:00AM
Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:52PM
imagePesticide Use Remains Near Record High in California, State Data Shows
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by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Sacramento, CA, June 13, 2019: Pesticide use in California topped two hundred million pounds for the third year in a row in 2017, according to data just released by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. Included in this total are increases in use of the brain-damaging organophosphate insecticide chlorpyrifos, the soil fumigant chloropicrin, and the cancer-causing fungicides chlorothalonil and mancozeb. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s blockbuster herbicide Roundup,...
Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:54PM
image2019 Juneteenth Reparations Congressional Hearing
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
At the San Francisco Presidio a Juneteenth Board Meeting of the Presidio Trust may quantify and qualify "Slavery in California" as part of the broader National conversation. Congressional Hearings on H.R. 40 on Juneteenth National Freedom Day is very symbolic, substance to be seen....
Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:31PM