imageCongress Urged to Boost Monarch Butterfly Conservation by $100 Million
by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2019 — More than 100 conservation organizations today urged the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee to increase spending on monarch butterfly conservation by $100 million annually....
Posted: Tue Apr 2, 2019 1:05PM
calendarMonthly Interfaith Vigil at ICE (Compassion Has No Walls) by Rev. Deborah Lee
630 Sansome St. San Francisco ICE Headquarters for Northern California...
Event Date: Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:30AM
Posted: Mon Apr 1, 2019 2:13PM
imageEntanglement Settlement Protects Whales, Sea Turtles, California’s Crab Fishery
by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2019 — Californians will be pleased to know that Dungeness crab will be caught off the coast with greater care for endangered wildlife under a settlement announced today by the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations....
Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:48PM
imageLawsuit Seeks Records on Trump's California Oil, Gas Leasing Plans
by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2019 — The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Bureau of Land Management today over its refusal to provide public records of its plans to clear the way for new oil drilling and fracking along California’s Central Coast and in the Bay Area. The BLM has yet to publicly release the final resource-management plans, but the federal lands and mineral estate earmarked for leasing are in the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Merced, Monterey, San Benito, San Joa...
Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:16PM
imageDistrict Attorney of Sacramento's Horrendous Recent Record
by Adam Jordan
The horrible record of accountability the the California State Capitol District Attorney Schubert....
Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:49AM
text8 Years After Fukushima by Michael Steinberg
The disaster and the coverup continue 8 years later at Fukushima...
Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:04PM
imageNegro Trailblazers in California
by Delilah Beasley
Miss Delilah L. Beasley has contributed many articles of interest to the race, published in some of the leading journals and magazines of this country. This volume is her greatest effort, and it is without a doubt her greatest contribution to the literary world. It is hoped that the appreciation of her people for these earnest efforts for their uplift and general enlightenment, will place this book in a conspicuous place in the home of every Negro, and that as a work of literary and histori...
Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:54PM
calendarMedicare for All by Liduina M Van Nes, UUSF Forum
UUSF, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:30AM
Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:09PM
calendarWe Must Reach For Something Beautiful...
by Brandon Kristy
Central Library Mark Taper Auditorium 630 W. 5th Street Los Angeles, CA 90071...
Event Date: Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:12PM
imageConservationists Say 'Don't Doom the Bloom'
by Central Coast News
This year's wildflower season in California is already experiencing a "superbloom" comparable to the 2017 season, and lovers of nature are flocking to many of the state's well known wildflower sites. As reported widely in the media, "Disneyland" sized crowds have already descended on the natural areas surrounding Lake Elsinore in southern California, creating massive traffic backups of people searching for photo-ops in the superbloom areas. On the Central Coast, poppies, lupines, goldfields, ...
Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:02PM
calendarPanel: Free Press Under Attack - The Fight Over California’s Secret Criminal Cop Records
by Ardalan Raghian
Charney Hall Room 101, Santa Clara University campus, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, Calif. 95053....
Event Date: Mon Apr 1, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:42PM
calendarCalifornia State Parks: Annual Earth Day Cleanup & Open Houses 2019
by California State Parks Foundation
Multiple state park locations around the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout California...
Event Date: Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:00AM
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:45PM
calendarBay Area Vigils for Victims of Christchurch Mosques Massacre by Various Religious & Peaceful Groups
Multiple vigils around the SF Bay Area (see list below)...
Event Date: Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:30PM
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:55AM
calendarBay Area Vigils for Victims of Christchurch Mosques Massacre by Various religious & peaceful groups
Multiple vigils around SF Bay Area (see list below)...
Event Date: Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:30PM
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:46AM
imageReport Finds Widespread Neglect and Abuse in Anaheim and Santa Ana Shelters
by ACLU of Southern California
SANTA ANA, MARCH 14, 2019 — Orange County, in the midst of a dire homelessness crises, opened emergency shelters, giving hope to those who were living in punishing conditions on the streets. But what once was a symbol of hope has become a nightmare for many residents....
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:48PM
imageGovernor Gavin Newsom Suspends Death Penalty in California
by NPR
The executive order argued that capital punishment is inherently unfair and is applied more often to people of color and those with mental disabilities....
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:00PM
imageLatest Report on Exploitation of Captive Marine Mammals: Situation Improving in West, Deteriorating in East
by Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC—The tide is turning in the West for captive marine mammals, yet live capture operations, traveling dolphin shows, polluted sea pens and needless deaths of animals continue to mar the captivity industry around the globe, especially in Asia, according to a report co-produced by the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and World Animal Protection (WAP)....
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:35PM
imageWells Fargo has Dirty Energy Secret Activists Will Expose in Multi-Day Protest
by R. Robertson
350 Silicon Valley says Wells Fargo Bank has a dirty-energy secret unknown to most--by its own admission the commercial bank is the biggest lender to the fossil-fuel industry. Target: Wells Fargo...and just in time to crash the financial institution’s annual founding day celebration, on March 18....
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:51AM
imageCitizen Scientists Can Help Support Imperiled Western Monarchs
by The Xerces Society
This winter, the western monarch butterfly population has dipped to an all-time low, and the iconic western monarch migration is on the verge of collapse. The annual Xerces Society Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count tallied only 28,429 butterflies—an 86% drop from the previous count done at the same sites during Thanksgiving 2017, and a dizzying 99.4% decline from the numbers present in the 1980s. It can be hard to wrap one’s mind around the scope of this decline. Another way of viewing it is...
Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:26PM
textWhy is Oroville (and Your Town?) Adding Industrial Waste to its Water Supply? by jenny miller
Many towns in California, like Oroville, are still adding industrial waste in the form of fluoride products to their water supply. This practice is almost non-existent in Europe, and the dental health of children in those countries is not worse than ours, in many cases it's better. Originally started as a way for the aluminum and other industries to dispose of their toxic waste, fluoridation has long been obsolete....
Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:08PM