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imageCapitol of the 5th largest economic power on earth, Celebrates 2019 Africa Day
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by Rudo Kwaramba-Kayombo
2019 Africa Day in Sacramento, California the capitol city of the 5th largest economy in the world largely ignores expanding California ~ Pan African Global Trade and Investment, by design. Soon come a better way of listening and remembering the ancestors that began the conversation long ago... Who is ready to make 21st century moves that honor their legacy and vision?...
Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 9:37PM
imageDecision on Monarch Butterfly's Endangered Species Protection Extended to 2020
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by Center for Food Safety
Butterfly's Vulnerability to Climate Change Calls for Further Population Modeling...
Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 3:25PM
textFisheries Meeting Aims to Ensure Enough West Coast Salmon for Starving Orcas by Center for Biological Diversity
Lawsuit Prompts Consultation to Save Southern Resident Killer Whales...
Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 3:12PM
imageA New Way Forward: 2019 California Juneteenth Celebration
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Today, let us consider an authentic California Juneteenth narrative for the next 170 years that no longer values a manifest destiny “white man only” enslavement and genocide conversation mandated by the original 1849 California State Constitution....
Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 8:13PM
textUS Aggession Against Iraq-The San Diego Connection by Michael Steinberg
The role of the San Diego military in the US Aggression against Iran...
Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 5:43PM
imageRallies in Bakersfield, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara to Oppose Trump's Oil-leasing Plan for California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— Environmental and community groups joined by elected officials will hold rallies this week to blast the Trump administration’s draft plan to open more than a million acres of public land and mineral estate in central California to oil drilling and fracking. The rallies will precede each of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s public hearings in Bakersfield, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara....
Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 6:06PM
calendarOpening Party-Screening- San Francisco Bay Area Sex Worker Film & Arts Festival
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by Carol Leigh
May 22-Artists Televisions Access, May 23-Dungeon Art Gallery Oakland, May 24- Oakland SOL and May 25-the Roxie....
Event Date: Wed May 22, 2019 7:30PM
Posted: Sat May 18, 2019 2:04AM
calendar#StopTheBans: Pro-Choice Rallies throughout CA & Across the Nation
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by NARAL & Many Others
Pro-Choice Rallies throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, the State of California, and across the nation....
Event Date: Tue May 21, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 8:19PM
imageDiscover California Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Expanding California Pan African Global Trade and Commerce must include the beginning of our California Juneteenth story, including our role in the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom and sharing current California ~ Pan African Trade data in an inclusive and equitable manner...
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 8:33PM
imageTrump Finalizes Plan to Open 725,500 Acres of California's Central Coast to Drilling, Fracking
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by Center for Biological Diversity
MARINA, Calif., May 9, 2019 — The Trump administration today finalized a plan to open 725,500 acres of public lands and mineral estate across California’s Central Coast and the Bay Area to new oil and gas drilling. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management plan is an increase of nearly 327,000 acres from the draft proposal prepared under the Obama administration....
Posted: Thu May 9, 2019 10:51AM
imageAnti-Fur Activists Stage Bloody Fashion Show Outside Palo Alto Neiman Marcus
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by DxE
Activists call on the retailer to drop fur, support the California fur ban...
Posted: Sat May 4, 2019 3:04PM
imageNewsom Pulls Delta Tunnels Permits, Takes Steps for One Tunnel
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by Dan Bacher
“We are pleased that Gov. Newsom’s Administration has reaffirmed a strong commitment to modernize the state’s water delivery infrastructure with a single-tunnel project in the Delta,” said Jeff Kightlinger, General Manager of the Metropolitan Water District (MWD). “We will work with the administration to expeditiously advance a project that is long overdue to both meet the water reliability needs of the state and minimize impacts to the communities and ecology of the Delta.”...
Posted: Sat May 4, 2019 12:00PM
calendarUCSC Free Performance Miriam Ellis International Playhouse
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by Miriam Ellis
UCSC - STEVENSON EVENT CENTER (Stevenson College)...
Event Date: Fri May 17, 2019 8:00PM
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 7:18PM
textTrump Administration Weakens Offshore Oil Well-control Rule by Center for Biological Diversity
Latest Drilling Safety Rollback Ignores Cause of Deepwater Horizon Disaster...
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 4:35PM
textSoCal Nukes Still Causing Problems * Years After Shutdown by Michael Steinberg
The San Onofre nuclear plant in SoCal shut down in 2012, but it's still causing big problems....
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 1:43PM
imageA3 Newsletter: Zulu Whitmore update and Albert Woodfox in Bay Area
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by International Coalition to free the Angola 3
The new issue of the A3 newsletter has just been released. Albert Woodfox's "Solitary" book tour is coming to Northern California, in Berkeley for the Bay Area Book Festival on May 4 &5, and in Sacramento at Underground Books on May 7. Read more below....
Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:31PM
imageJudge fines pipeline company $3.3 million for 2015 Santa Barbara oil spill
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by Dan Bacher
Missing from the press releases from the Santa Barbara County DA’s Office, Attorney General’s Office and environmental groups and the superficial press coverage of the spill, the investigation, the jury trial and sentencing is one of the biggest and most ironic stories regarding the Refugio Oil Spill. In a classic example of the deep regulatory capture that pervades what passes for “marine protection” in California, the head of the oil industry trade association, the Western States Petroleum ...
Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:34AM
textI Grew Up in the Opiate Overdose Capital of America by anonymous
Op-ed about the current treatment system for addiction in the U.S. and ideas about means that might be more effective- from the standpoint of a sober addict....
Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:13PM
imageTrump Releases Plan to Reopen California Public Lands to Drilling, Fracking
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Proposal Targets More Than 1 Million Acres for Oil Leases...
Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:50PM
textHomelessness in California: A Problem We Can Solve? by Yannick McGhee
Fighting Homelessness Through Services and Housing Act is a new bill proposed to Congress to help curb the issue of homelessness....
Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:51PM