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text Judge orders Los Angeles Times to alter story about cop linked to Mafia by Press Freedom
What happened to freedom of the press?...
Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:30PM
text California Legislators Urge Wildlife Officials to Protect Whales, Sea Turtles from Entanglement by Center for Biological Diversity
Assembly Committee Approves SB1309, Requiring New Regulations for Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery...
Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:07AM
text San Francisco Voters Pass Nation’s First Right to Counsel Ballot Measure by Shanti Singh
San Francisco voters have resoundingly approved Proposition F, a ballot measure to guarantee a universal right to legal counsel for tenants facing eviction, becoming the first city in California, and the second city in the nation, to establish a right to counsel for tenants facing eviction....
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:52AM
text Angola 3 Newsletter: Keep On Keeping On by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
We have just released the latest issue of our newsletter, focusing on 'Soledad Brother' John Clutchette's release from a California prison, Robert King and Albert Woodfox's visit to Santa Cruz CA, Jena 6 Defendant Theo Shaw's graduation from law school, Angola Prison inmates demanding an end to slavery, NRCAT's Torture Awareness Month, and the passing of Tiyo Attallah Salah-El....
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:30PM
text June 5th Cal Primary: Two Greens Made Top Two for 11/18 Elections by Labor's Gains & Lessons
It finally happened. The Green Party of California has made the Top Two for November 2018 in US Congressional Districts 34 and 40. In District 34, Kenneth Mejia will run against incumbent Democrat Jimmy Gomez (43) who has only been in office for 1 year. In District 40, Rodolfo Cortes Barragan will run against incumbent Democrat Lucille Roybal-Allard (76), who has been in Congress since 1993 (13 terms), but only 5 years in this new district. Both districts are in the Los Angeles area....
Posted: Sat Jun 9, 2018 5:13PM
text The Horror of the Prison Promoting, Judge Recalling Movement by Feminist & Prison Abolitionist
When this anti-prison woman first heard about the anti-rape movement, I recalled the Scottsboro Boys, a group of black boys and men framed for rape in the 1930s. Rape is certainly terrible, but in a capitalist society which does not promote rehabilitation, it is a class and racist weapon, and always a political football....
Posted: Thu Jun 7, 2018 8:23AM
text Sacramento 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
text 6/5/18 Results for Cal Governor's Primary; SF Mayor's Race; Propositions by Labor's Gains and Lessons
Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party will remain on the ballot; SF Mayor's race is too close to call; San Francisco tenants are winning city-funded eviction legal defense with Prop F; San Francisco Police Officers Association is losing their taser Proposition H. More below....
Posted: Tue Jun 5, 2018 11:15PM
text Dianne Feinstein's Promotion of War, Secret Animal Abuse, Military Profiteering by California Peace
Today is primary day. Please vote for De Leon and not the lab animal torture record of Dianne Feinstein and her husband Richard Blum...
Posted: Tue Jun 5, 2018 12:15PM
text More 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
text Alameda County Green Voter Guide — June, 2018 by AC Greens
Green Party recommendations for federal, state, and local elections: https://acgreens.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/gpac-vg-0618-web.pdf...
Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 10:40AM
text Bay Area News Group article on the Governor's race ignores Delaine Eastin by Stanley Sokolow
A news article today from the publisher of The Santa Cruz Sentinel, The San Jose Mercury News, and many other local newspapers, speaks about the positions of gubernatorial candidates on higher education in California. It completely ignores Delaine Eastin although she is tied in recent polls with one candidate that they did talk about. Eastin knows education in California, has big plans for it, and they should have included her in the story....
Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 9:27AM
text Dianne Feinstein's Promotion of War, Secret Animal Abuse, Military Profiteering by California Peace
Feinstein has a long history of voting for war appropriations. She quietly cosponsored the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act which criminalizes many exposures of institutional torture of animals. She has profiteered personally from war....
Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 3:46PM
text California landlords are fined $8,000 by HUD for racist rental practices by Lynda Carson
Despite doing business in California, and being fined $8,000 for being involved in racist rental practices, records with the Bureau of Real Estate reveal that the status of the real estate license for Macbeth Apartment Services Inc., is expired and according to records with the Secretary of State their corporation status has been suspended!...
Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 11:51PM
text Poor Peoples Campaign Week 2: Systemic Racism, Economic Justice, Voting & Immigrant Rights by Global Women's Strike Omni Collective
East Bay, North and South Bay, San Francisco, Peninsula...
Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 3:11PM
text State agency fails to protect vulnerable communities from pesticide exposure, report finds by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Department of Pesticide Regulation receives poor grades in 2nd annual agency assessment...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 9:00PM
text Big money in opposition to efforts to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act by Lynda Carson
Wealthy landlords, realtors, and developers have teamed up together against renters campaigning against the Costa-Hawkins Act, and the competing campaigns are gearing up for a huge battle to come!...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 6:14PM
text “A Change In Semantics: How A Shift in Vocabulary Can Save The World” by M. A. Campbell
This piece is meant to bring change within ourselves and to realize that the natural world needs our help to prevent pollution. We can do this by simply changing the ways in which we articulate meaning through semantics....
Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 4:51PM
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 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