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imageEarthworks report reveals CA fails to safely manage radioactive and toxic oil wells
by Dan Bacher
Estela Garcia, impacted resident and member of the Committee for a Better Arvin,” said, “In my community, there are many people who are sick - with asthma, with allergies, and many many people suffering from cancer. Here in Arvin, there are wells near schools and near apartments. There are wells that supposedly aren't operating, but a terrible smell comes to you if you get close to these sites.” “This pollution affects everyone in the community. So if you ask me, ‘what would you change in ...
Posted: Wed Feb 3, 2021 11:03PM
imageCalifornia's Bulldozer 'Restoration': From the Ballona Wetlands to the Delta
by Dan Bacher
"Our Governor's cabinet members just announced a series of initiatives that support 'Nature Based Solutions' to counter climate change. So, how does Governor Newsom justify a project to bulldoze and excavate more than 2.5 million cubic yards of soil, paving the way for a new fossil fuel infrastructure for the aging gas storage field under this ecological reserve?" asked attorney Bryan Pease....
Posted: Wed Feb 3, 2021 10:52PM
calendar2021 National Freedom Day - California State Capitol - US Civil War Grove
by Michael Harris
California State Capitol South Lawn US Civil War Grove...
Event Date: Mon Feb 1, 2021 11:30AM
Posted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 7:47AM
imageFederal Bill Proposes Fracking, Drilling Halt on California’s Central Coast, Bay Area
by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, January 25, 2021 — U.S. Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) reintroduced legislation today to create a moratorium on fracking and drilling along California’s Central Coast and in the Bay Area....
Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 3:31PM
image2021 National Freedom Day - Black History in the California Gold Rush
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
(1840-1875) Discover the historical significance of Pan Africans in early California history is essential to preserve the authentic contributions that helped shape California and the United States of America....
Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:13PM
image2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in California
by Governor Newsom
May 2021 closes out the 50th Anniversary Year of MLK Library in an underserved area of the Capitol of the Great State of California. MLK 50, Golden Anniversary will carry his prophetic message throughout Sacramento County and beyond year round. Apathetic slumber is over and genuine equality on the short horizon, Spring 2021....
Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:07PM
imageProtest of the Sale of the Tower Theatre
by Peter Maiden
A landmark in Fresno, the Tower Theatre, may be sold to a conservative Christian church....
Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2021 3:42PM
imageMLK Sacramento Library Golden Anniversary - Farm to Fork Friday
by Khibaka, Michael Harris
Join us as we continue the journey celebrating the Golden Anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Liberary in the Meadowview Community of Sacramento, California....
Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:50AM
imageNewsom's 2021 Budget Doesn't Address Fossil-Fueled Public Health & Climate Crises
by Dan Bacher
The response to the budget by environmental, climate and environmental justice groups was mixed. The Sierra Club praised the funding of incentives to replace fossil fuel vehicles with electric vehicles, while the Last Chance Coalition, a coalition of more than 750 public health, environmental justice, climate, and labor organizations, said the budget fails to directly address the extraction and production of fossil fuels in California after a year during which the state’s oil and gas regulato...
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2021 4:12PM
imageGavin Newsom's New Year's Gift: 14 new fracking permits, delayed public health regulations
by Dan Bacher
California Gavin Newsom has come under fire from environmentalists and the public over the fracking and other oil drilling permits that CalGEM issued in 2020 for Aera Energy and other oil companies....
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2021 3:59PM
imageEcosystem Disaster: For third year in a row, zero Delta Smelt found in CDFW Fall Trawl Survey
by Dan Bacher
Between 1967 and 2020, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Fall Midwater Trawl (FMWT) abundance indices (combined September, October, November and December surveys) for striped bass, Delta smelt, longfin smelt, American shad, splittail and threadfin shad have declined by 99.7, 100, 99.96, 67.9, 100, and 95 percent, respectively, according to Bill Jennings, Executive Director of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA)....
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2021 3:45PM
calendarRev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2021 Birthday Celebration
by Michael Harris
MLK Library 24th Street Bypass Sacramento, CA...
Event Date: Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:30AM
Posted: Sun Jan 3, 2021 8:59PM
imageBlack Agriculture vs. Black Farmer: Remembering George Washington Carver Recognition Day
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The National Holiday Recognizing George Washington Carver remains cloaked in mystery. Hint: It not USDA Secretary Thomas Vilsack the problem, few "Black Farm Leaders" will even will say George Washington Carvers's name or share his journey....
Posted: Fri Jan 1, 2021 8:21PM
image2020 California State Capitol - Racism in the Farm to Fork Capitol
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Our 22nd Annual, 2020 California State Capitol Kwanzaa continues a special tradition in the seat of authority of our Great State of California, Farm to Fork Capitol of America, where "Racism" is officially a Public Health Crisis throughout the Capitol Region....
Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2020 5:36AM
imageDiscover the Hawaiian Seamen who built Sutter's Fort and settled the Sacramento Region
by Edited from Peter T Young
Eight experienced Hawaiian seamen, whom King Kamehameha selected escorted Johan Sutter from the Sandwich Islands to establish a colony inland Northern California. The agreement to pay them ten dollars a month and return them back to the Hawaiian Islands after three years if they wished to leave. The "hidden figures of authentic Sacramento History comes alive for 2020 Sacramento County Kwanzaa...
Posted: Wed Dec 23, 2020 3:50PM
imageOutrage After Sacramento Police Illegally Detain and Terrorize 14-Year-Old African-American
by Attorney Kellie Walters
An African-American mother has expressed outrage at the ongoing practice of illegal detention by the Sacramento Police Department after the City’s police officers detained and harassed her under aged son without provocation for the second time in fifteen months....
Posted: Tue Dec 22, 2020 12:23PM
imageRacism a long legacy in Sacramento County Public Health Crisis
by Racial Justice Reprint
Sacramento County, seat of the Capitol Region of the 5th largest economy on earth, continues to refuse acknowledgement of complicity in the enslavement of people of Pan African Ancestry....
Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:46PM
calendar2020 Sacramento Kwanzaa Wakanda Project
by Khubaka Michael Harris
Florin Square Florin Road Partnership Sacramento, California...
Event Date: Thu Dec 10, 2020 3:30PM
Posted: Wed Dec 9, 2020 8:55PM
imageIn sickness and health, Fresno Food Not Bombs turns 25!
by Kelly Borkert
January 2021 will mark the 25th anniversary of Fresno Food Not Bombs Saturday meal serving, an unbroken string of free meals over 25 years. Will that string be broken?...
Posted: Sun Dec 6, 2020 2:17AM
calendarAll Out for Sacramento 12/5: In the Name of Antifascism & Community Defense
by antifasacramento
John C. Fremont Park 1515 Q St, Sacramento, CA 95811...
Event Date: Sat Dec 5, 2020 10:00AM
Posted: Tue Dec 1, 2020 10:03AM