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textOil Industry Seeks Supreme Court Review of California Offshore Fracking Ban by Center for Biological Diversity
9th Circuit Refused Previous Request, Upheld Lower Court Decision...
Posted: Thu, Jan 26, 2023 11:38am PST
textRV Human Rights Activists Challenges Santa Cruz City Police Violations by Reggie Meisler (posted by Norse)
Reggie Meisler, civil liberties defender of unhoused rights, is waiting for an answer to his January 9th letter to Santa Cruz City Manager Matt Huffaker, Mayor Fred Keeley, Police Chief Rudy Escalante, and the S.C. City Council. Meisler calls for Huffaker to direct his SCPD to stop harassing and uprooting those whose vehicles are their shelter by misusing the "abandoned vehicle" tagging law....
Posted: Wed, Jan 11, 2023 7:07pm PST
textSanta Cruz City Mangler Closes Civic Auditorium Shelter by Robert Norse (and Matt Huffaker)
Yesterday, City Manager Matt Huffaker sent me his first-ever e-mail in response to my denunciation of the closing of the Civic Auditorium Emergency Shelter as torrential rains approach....
Posted: Sun, Jan 8, 2023 2:28pm PST
textMaui Lighting Ordinance Victory for Seabirds, Turtles by Center for Biological Diversity
KAHULUI, Hawai‘i, October 25, 2022 — In a victory for seabirds and turtles, Maui today approved an ordinance regulating the amount of blue light that outdoor lighting fixtures can emit on the island. The ordinance, which was supported by the Center for Biological Diversity, Conservation Council of Hawai‘i and Earthjustice, will help endangered sea turtles and Hawaiian petrels....
Posted: Tue, Oct 25, 2022 3:36pm PDT
textCorrecting the Story: San Lorenzo Benchlands Demolition to begin 9 AM on Tuesday 10-25 by Robert Norse
Contrary to what was posted in Jessica York's recent Sentinel Story, the time of the Tuesday October 25th demolition of the next--to-the-last segment of the San Lorenzo Benchlands Survival Camp will be at 9 AM not at noon....
Posted: Sun, Oct 23, 2022 6:41pm PDT
textMama Desi Lives by Comradical
Mama Desi Lives....
Posted: Tue, Oct 18, 2022 10:12pm PDT
textEOPA California welcomes BOEM’s news that Morro Bay offshore wind leasing can move forward by Ramon du Houx
On October 5, 2022, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the completion of its environmental review of potential impacts from offshore wind energy leasing activities in the Morro Bay Wind Energy Area (WEA), located 20 miles offshore central California. EOPA CA wants the federal offshore wind goal to be increased...
Posted: Fri, Oct 14, 2022 5:07pm PDT
textScience Saturdays at the Children's Museum by Jeanette Bent
The community is invited to our Science Saturdays on September 17 and October 15 between 11:30 am - 1 pm and then again 2 - 3:30 pm at the Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery (MOD) to celebrate working female scientists and promote women in STEM....
Posted: Wed, Sep 7, 2022 1:33pm PDT
text*Scripted and Fake! by anonymous
*The following video is completely scripted and "fake!"...
Posted: Mon, Sep 5, 2022 7:06pm PDT
textLetter to Mayor Brunner on City Council's Latest Homeless Hayride by Robert Norse
I wrote a letter to Mayor Brunner regarding the City's end run around human decency in the Benchlands. Item 19 is a double-barreled blast at those outside--showcasing an empty report that has no significant expansion of shelter for the planned Benchlands demolition. As well as a seizure of homeless funding--using it as demolition money....
Posted: Mon, Aug 22, 2022 9:12am PDT
textCity’s Oversized Vehicles Ordinance Goes Down by Linda Ellen Lemaster
The Coastal Commission has again overruled City of Santa Cruz parking ordinance along the City’s coastline. Renders ordinance useless....
Posted: Sat, Jul 23, 2022 10:51am PDT
textCowell Beach Water Quality Success Continues Third Year on Heal the Bay Annual Beach Report Card by Repost
Posted: Tue, Jul 12, 2022 10:26am PDT
textDegrowth - not just Green New Deals! by Matthias Schmelzer, A Vetter & A Vansintjan
We live in a time of many and accelerating crises. Climate breakdown is breathing down our neck. Biodiversity is collapsing in ecosystems around the world, and many natural safety nets – water cycles, soil fertility, fish stocks, microbial diversity – are unraveling....
Posted: Tue, Jul 12, 2022 9:25am PDT
textJeffery Stonehill died by Bob Lamonica
Jeffery Stonehill died June 13, 2022...
Posted: Sat, Jul 2, 2022 8:15pm PDT
textRoe is overturned -- Protests Today, near you by Occupy the Court
This morning, the Supreme Court formally overturned Roe v. Wade. Protests, which had been scheduled for awhile all over the country for "Decision Day", will now be taking place later today....
Posted: Fri, Jun 24, 2022 9:43am PDT
textKoffee Klatch Against Cold Hearts at City Hall by Robert Norse
HUFF (Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom) wants to encourage those outside and their supporters to provide a true narrative that exposes the unjustified and exaggerated claims of City officials led by City Manager Matt Huffaker, With help from Food Not Bombs and other good samaritans, we'll be providing coffee and sweet rolls in the morning for 3-days next week (June 6-8) and perhaps beyond.....
Posted: Fri, Jun 3, 2022 12:49pm PDT
textFracking Exporters Post Huge First Quarter Profits by Food & Water Watch
LNG boom bad news for climate, but great news for CEOs and shareholders...
Posted: Thu, Jun 2, 2022 9:17am PDT
textReview of anti masking book Unmasked by Ian Miller by An Other Guy
Ian Miller's new book, Unmasked fails to make the case that masks don't work to prevent the spread of COVID19...
Posted: Sun, Apr 24, 2022 3:22am PDT
textBiden Launches Process for Protecting Mature, Old-Growth Forests on Federal Lands by Center for Biological Diversity
SEATTLE, April 22, 2022 — President Joe Biden will issue an executive order today that directs federal agencies to conduct an inventory of mature and old-growth forests on America’s federal lands so that policies can be adopted to protect them. The administration framed the move as a key strategy to store carbon and address climate change....
Posted: Fri, Apr 22, 2022 11:17am PDT
textBiden Administration to Restart Oil, Gas Leasing on Public Lands by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, April 15, 2022 — The Bureau of Land Management announced today that it will resume oil and gas leasing on public lands, violating President Biden’s campaign promise to end new oil and gas leasing and locking in new extraction that thwarts his pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions....
Posted: Fri, Apr 15, 2022 2:18pm PDT
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