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image Metropolitan Water District Revotes to Finance $10.8 Billion of $17 Billion Delta Tunnels 480_mwd_vote_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The revote took place after two organizations, Food and Water Watch and the First Amendment Foundation, sent a notice exposing numerous violations of the Brown Act in connection with the April meeting....
Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:04PM
image Coalition Protests Delta Tunnels Tax as MWD Revotes on $11 Billion to finance WaterFix 480_food___water_watch_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Public records show that tunnel supporters on the MWD board, with help from Governor Brown, engaged in back room wheeling and dealing to pressure MWD board members to finance the tunnels project,” said Brenna Norton of Food and Water Watch....
Posted: Mon Jul 9, 2018 11:09PM
image State Water Board releases plan to increase flows in San Joaquin River and tributaries 480_san_joaquin_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Ironically, the same board that released the draft plan to increase water flows thorough the Lower San Joaquin River and its tributaries is also continuing with the evidentiary hearings for the change in point of diversion petitions by the California Department of Water Resources and the Bureau of Reclamation to build Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels....
Posted: Mon Jul 9, 2018 9:15AM
calendar Protest Trump’s Supreme Court Pick by Refuse Fascism
San Francisco Federal Building Corner of 7th & Mission (near Civic Center BART station)...
Event Date: Mon Jul 9, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Sat Jul 7, 2018 11:25PM
image Independence Day For Who? 480_screenshot_20180705-191232.jpg by Tina Marie
While families celebrated the 4th of July last night, activists shut down the streets of downtown Sacramento in solidarity with the Occupy ICE movement which is growing nationwide. Separation of Families continues be the focus of Human rights violations as child abuse reports increase....
Posted: Thu Jul 5, 2018 10:57PM
image Delta Counties, Groups Urge Legislature to Halt DWR Contract for Tunnels Financing 480_don_nottoli_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Opponents, including conservation groups, Tribes, environmental justice advocates, family farmers, Delta residents and elected officials, consider the Delta Tunnels project to be the most environmentally devastating public works project in California history. Don Notolli, Delta Counties Coalition Chair and Sacramento County Supervisor, spoke on his strong opposition to the construction of Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels during the public comment period at the first board meeting of th...
Posted: Thu Jul 5, 2018 4:37PM
calendar Protest to Demand: The Trump/Pence Regime Must GO! 7-7_flyer__bay_area_local_-_friday_no_edits_.pdf_140_.jpg by Refuse Fascism
San Francisco Federal Building 7th & Mission, San Francisco Meet at 12pm for a march & rally...
Event Date: Sat Jul 7, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 2, 2018 9:10PM
image CA Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Controversial Western Energy Grid Bill 480_report-slider-western-grid_1-1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Assembly Bill 813, legislation that will create a western regional electricity market under the control of the Trump administration, will next go to the State Senate Appropriations Committee....
Posted: Mon Jul 2, 2018 10:36AM
image New map reveals massive number of offshore wells in California waters 480_dgsgycyucaeqssb_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Governor Jerry Brown has called Trump’s federal offshore oil drilling "short-sighed" and "reckless," but the new site — www.BrownvTrumpOilMap.com— shows Brown controls four times more oil wells in state waters than those Trump controls in federal waters, according to Liza Tucker, consumer advocate for Consumer Watchdog....
Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:33PM
image MWDOC approves resolution backing rider to ban Delta Tunnels lawsuits 480_ken_calvert_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Bob Wright, the Senior Attorney at Friends of the River, explained the dire implications of the Calvert rider. “The elimination of judicial review foreshadows a regressive slide from a government controlled by laws to a government controlled by rulers," said Wright....
Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:22AM
image Forest Service issues new permit for Nestlé to siphon water from SoCal creek 480_800_revenge_of_the_rabble_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“This new permit will allow Nestlé to continue draining this fragile watershed without adequate environmental protections,” said Lisa Belenky, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity....
Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:40PM
calendar Occupy ICE Bay Area by Rachel Silverstein
West County Detention Center 5555 Giant Highway Richmond CA 94608...
Event Date: Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:30PM
Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:22PM
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
image Senate Committee passes bill that would make state more dependent on dirty energy 480_report-slider-western-grid_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“This legislation is not fixable,” emphasized Liza Tucker, consumer advocate for Consumer Watchdog. “There is nothing to fix. This is a scam to take away California’s energy independence and hand the system over to profiteering billionaires and energy traders. Lawmakers who fail to stop this measure, do so at their own peril.”  ...
Posted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:01AM
calendar (Berkeley) STOP Ripping Children From Their Parents! Trump/Pence MUST GO! by Refuse Fascism
Downtown Berkeley BART(corner of Shattuck & Allston)...
Event Date: Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:30PM
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:01PM
image Orange Co. water district committee backs rider banning Delta Tunnels lawsuits 480_okrofa-calvert_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“The close working relationship between MWDOC and Congressman Ken Calvert, House Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, and Hanford Congressman David Valadao is troubling,” said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta....
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:33PM
image Huge List of ICE Employees, Their Job Title, and Location 480_chinga-la-migra-fuck-ice_1.jpg by Chinga La Migra
It’s Time to Abolish ICE, Border Patrol, Borders, Prisons, and Military....
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:07PM
calendar (SF) STOP Ripping Children From Their Parents! Trump/Pence MUST GO! by Refuse Fascism
Corner of Market St. & Montgomery St....
Event Date: Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:36PM
image SoCal water agency to vote on support for rider banning Delta Tunnels lawsuits 480_food_and_water_watch_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Representative Ken Calvert's rider would set a dangerous legal precedent if approved by Congress. “The elimination of judicial review foreshadows a regressive slide from a government controlled by laws to a government controlled by rulers,” summed up Bob Wright, Senior Attorney at Friends of the River....
Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:11PM
image Delta Tunnels draft environmental document with 'design changes' posted online 480_sacramento_river_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Many of these design changes may appear great on paper, but in reality, they will not save the Delta as long as Metropolitan Water District of Southern California maintains their ‘right’ to increase the magnitude of Delta water they take during dry periods,” said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta (RTD)....
Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:52PM