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text Are phone applications taking over our lives? by Jeffrey Robinson
High usage of phone applications are changing the perception of face-to-face interactions....
Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:08PM
text Pesticide Use Near Record High in California, Monterey Numbers Concerning by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Use of cancer-causing fumigant pesticide on the rise for Monterey strawberries...
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:36PM
text Alcohol: Glorifying Abuse by Austin Barcus
Advertisements in the United States lie and can have serious consequences. Nearly every form of social event involves alcohol. People use alcohol in social settings to cope with the pressures of socialization. It is encouraged by mass media and popular culture to consume copious amounts of alcohol....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:24PM
text Latinos in America by Aime Sanchez
Latinos in America are given an image where they are portrayed as "bad" people in society. Immigrants come to America hoping to start a new life and reaching for the American Dream. Little do they know that they come to face discrimination not only in the real world, but also in the media....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:11PM
text American Justice system by Dae'Jah FOster
America needs to reform our justice system and reduce and/ or eliminate incarcerations rates!...
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:48AM
text The Rise of Esports by Adam Goolan
Esport is a term unknown to most but well known among gamers in the online community. This community has grown exponentially in the last few years and video game tournaments framed as spectator sports are rivaling traditional sports like Baseball by attracting millions of viewers. As cultural acceptance of video games expands, so too will the industry....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:31AM
text Guns Don't Kill People, Police Kill People by Martin Herrera-Pazmino
Police Brutality is destroying lives. Police are the only people in society that get away with cold blooded murder. It's time we bring this to light....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:28AM
text Public Banking: Bringing Taxes Back To Us by Sebashtian Coval
Public banking will bring great equality and economic prosperity to local regions...
Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:17PM
text Records: Nearly 400 Violations at California Offshore Drilling Operations by Center for Biological Diversity
State Records Reveal Corroded Wellheads, Neglected Platforms, Failed Well Integrity Tests...
Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:55AM
text UC Workers Call for Strike Vote After Protests End with Arrests by AFSCME Local 3299
University of California Workers Arrested Over Mounting Inequality on MLK Death Anniversary...
Posted: Sat Apr 7, 2018 12:52AM
text Monterey County Supervisors to Decide on Hames Valley Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
Permit to Drill Wells in New Area up for Review After Measure Z Passage...
Posted: Mon Apr 2, 2018 2:52PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News March 2018 by Michael Steinberg
While the San Diego nuclear plant in SoCall shut down in 2012, it's still causing a lot of trouble....
Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:49PM
text Signature gatherers for anti-rent control petition charged with fraud linked to CAA by Lynda Carson
Reportedly, a Utah couple is expected to appear soon in the San Mateo County Superior Court for arraignment on charges of election fraud for faking signatures for a petition meant to block renter protections from taking effect in Pacifica during 2017!...
Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:47PM
text New ACLU Charges Allege Pregnancy Discrimination Against Dockworkers at West Coast Ports by American Civil Liberties Union
Policies Block Women from Higher Wages and Union Membership...
Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:54AM
text ICE Trained Surreptitiously at Urban Shield - In Our Sanctuary County. by Oakland Privacy
The revelation of secretive HSI/ICE participation (ICE was not listed on the Urban Shield website as a participating agency) follows a series of disturbing incidents at the event, including the presence of the Oath Keepers vigilante extremism group in an Urban Shield-branded community fair giving out literature to the public in an Alameda County Sheriff's Department pavillion, the use of vendor Strategic Operations in secret after the Alameda Board of Supervisors vetoed the vendor due to blat...
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:26PM
text Bay Area Student Protestors Threatened by Administrators/Teachers Over National Walkout by R. Robertson
In the San Francisco Bay Area thousands participated in a national walkout against gun violence, with 1500 leaving school to march in the suburb of Menlo Park alone. However, not all went smoothly for some Bay Area students seeking to express their opinions on March 14th....
Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:14AM
text Feds Propose Increasing Destructive Off-road Vehicle Access in Mojave Desert by Center for Biological Diversity
MORENO VALLEY, Calif., March 16, 2018 — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management today proposed increasing off-road vehicle access in the western Mojave Desert, despite a court order that required the agency to reanalyze ORV routes to ensure this fragile ecosystem is protected....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:42PM
text Tenants Together Endorses State Ballot Measure to Repeal Costa Hawkins by Tenants Together
March 6, 2018 - California’s statewide renters’ rights organization today announced its formal support for a proposed state ballot measure to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and allow cities to pass stronger tenant protections....
Posted: Fri Mar 9, 2018 11:43AM
text #TimesUp 4 C.T. Weber by Donna R Sy
Charges of sexual assault and sexual harassment have been brought against Sacramento based candidate for California Secretary of State, C.T. Weber. Weber is the only Peace and Freedom Party candidate in this race and like all other third party candidates will not go beyond the June 2018 primary because of the Top Two restrictions on voters' choices. Weber is also facing intense criticism for posing for photographs while wearing a Nazi Party uniform....
Posted: Thu Mar 8, 2018 3:01PM
text Join the March 10 effort to repeal the extreme Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act. by Lynda Carson
Mark your calendars now to attend the Petition Campaign Kick-Off next Saturday, March 10, 10:00am -12:00pm -- at the BART / Fruitvale Village Plaza (btw International & E 12st), near the Fruitvale BART Station in East Oakland!...
Posted: Mon Mar 5, 2018 4:55PM