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text Dianne Feinstein: Vivisector, Animal Abuser, Hidden Hawk.. Please Vote Her Out by Nonviolence
Feinstein sponsored AETA legislation. Her husband bought Ringling Brothers, is on the board of the vivisecting American Cancer Soc. Feinstein's prowar votes have helped kill trillions of anmals....
Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:37AM
text Feds arrest four men over violence at Charlottesville “Unite The Right” rally by Lynda Carson
Those arrested include Benjamin Drake Daley, 25, of Redondo Beach, Calif., Thomas Walter Gillen, 34, of Redondo Beach, Calif., Michael Paul Miselis, 29, of Lawndale, Calif., and Cole Evan White, 24, of Clayton, Calif....
Posted: Tue Oct 2, 2018 9:25PM
text Governor Brown Signs AB-2178 Into Law by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
On September 18, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB-2178, making it the law in California, adding new restrictions on the ability of volunteer and non-profit community groups to share free food....
Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:17PM
text Proposal to List Chlorpyrifos as a Toxic Air Contaminant Opens for Public Comment by Charlotte Fadipe
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) today announced a proposed regulation that would pave the way for increased restrictions on the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos in California.It would designate chlorpyrifos as a “toxic air contaminant,” which California law defines as an air pollutant that may cause or contribute to increases in serious illness or death, or that may pose a present or potential hazard to human health. The move comes after an extensive period of scienti...
Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:09AM
text Call Governor Jerry Brown To Veto AB-2178, Which Restricts Our Right To Share Free Food by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
The California Assembly and Senate have nearly unanimously passed AB-2178, which would impose new restrictions on individuals and community groups, like San Francisco Food Not Bombs, that share free meals. Please call the Governor’s office at 916 445 2841 and ask that AB 2178 be vetoed....
Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:44AM
text Labor Day 2018: Election News by Save Affordable Rental Housing
The November 6, 2018 election will be a watershed election when we can and must stop the destruction of affordable housing in California with Proposition 10 and in San Francisco with Proposition C. Vote by mail starts October 9, 2018, and anyone can vote by mail. If you are not registered to vote, you can do so now online at http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voter-registration/ If you have moved, you must re-register....
Posted: Mon Sep 3, 2018 11:54AM
text Investing in corruption pays off for PG&E and other utility companies backing SB 901 by Lynda Carson
SB 901 next goes before the corrupt Governor Jerry Brown for his signature, and it is up to the ratepayers of PG&E and other utility companies to speak out in opposition to the multi-billion dollar swindle being orchestrated by the corrupt lawmakers of California!...
Posted: Sun Sep 2, 2018 1:25AM
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 California Lawmakers Act to Protect Whales, Turtles From Entanglement by Center for Biological Diversity
Approved Bill Requires Stronger Rules for Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery...
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:19AM
text More Scandals Rock Southern California Nuke Plant San Onofre by Michael Steinberg
During August more scandals rocked Southern California's San Onofre nuclear power plant, resulting in an upcoming special federal investigation....
Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:54PM
text Siskiyou County Suspends Contract with Federal Wildlife-Killing Agency by Animal Welfare Institute
Siskiyou County officials recently announced that the county has suspended its contract with the notorious federal wildlife-killing program known as Wildlife Services. The program killed more than 28,000 animals in the county from 2008 to 2016. Siskiyou is the fourth California county to suspend its contract, after animal-protection and conservation groups argued that such agreements violate the California Environmental Quality Act and the California Endangered Species Act....
Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:38AM
text More Problems Arise At Shutdown San Onofre Nuclear Plant by Michael Steinberg
Just when you thought more problems couldn't arise at the shutdown San Onofre nuclear plant in Southern California, more are developing....
Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:52PM
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