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document Economic Impacts of Cannabis Legalization in Sonoma County final_paper__soci_336___2_.pdf_140_.jpg by Mariah Ramirez, Fiona Duffy, Megan Lee, Et al.
This research project examines the economic benefits of cannabis legalization for Sonoma County. Research was done by Sonoma State Sociology undergraduate students....
Posted: Tue May 8, 2018 4:07PM
text HUD’s attack on the poor in the Bay Area must be rejected by Congress by Lynda Carson
HUD Secretary Ben Carson wants to triple the rents on some tenants, and raise from 30% to 35%, the share of a household’s income that it must pay in rent. Additionally, Secretary Carson wants to add more work requirements on those receiving assistance in HUD’s housing programs!...
Posted: Tue May 8, 2018 2:55PM
image Groups Accuse Metropolitan Water District of Violating Brown Act 480_met-votes-yes.jpg by Dan Bacher
Brenna Norton, senior organizer with Food & Water Watch, commented, “This is a bad idea no matter what – but transparency is ultimately what allows people to hold their government accountable. Metropolitan Water District staff and directors, working with Governor Brown, colluded to round up votes to use SoCal ratepayer and taxpayer money to subsidize Central Valley farmers.”...
Posted: Tue May 8, 2018 8:21AM
image The War On UC AFSCME 3299 Members, Privatization & Racism with Pres Karthyn Lybarger 480_afscme3299_ucla_strike_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Kathryn Lybarger who is president of UC AFSCME 3299 and president of the California AFL-CIO spoke about the attack on the union, the role of privatization and systemic racism....
Posted: Fri May 4, 2018 7:26PM
calendar Reading Room: The Feminist Art of Self-Help by Root Division
Root Division 1131 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Sat Jun 9, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Fri May 4, 2018 3:10PM
image Trump Fracking Leases Threaten Already Smog-choked Communities 480_white_river_taylor_mckinnon_fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Utah, Colorado, Texas Among Areas Exceeding Federal Smog Limits...
Posted: Thu May 3, 2018 6:45PM
calendar AFSCME 3299 UC Statewide Strike 480_afcme3299_uc_strike_1.jpg by AFSCME 3299
All UC Campuses...
Event Date: Mon May 7, 2018 6:00AM
Posted: Thu May 3, 2018 2:55PM
image No-Bid Contracts, Toxic Waste and Drakes Estero 480_skoff-truck_1.jpg by Russian River Times
What do Drakes Estero, Hunter’s Point, and the Sonoma Fires have in common?...
Posted: Thu May 3, 2018 9:28AM
image Santa Clara Valley Water District Board Postpones Vote on Delta Tunnels 480_2016board-sm_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Regardless of the SCVWD’s decision next week, this fight is far from over," said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta. "We will pack up our picket signs and head home when Governor Brown, or the future Governor of California puts a stop to MWD’s relentless process to see this project through at any cost." Photo - Left to right: Tony Estremera, District 6; Richard Santos, District 3; John L. Varela, District 1; Gary Kremen, District 7; Barbara Keegan, District...
Posted: Thu May 3, 2018 8:42AM
image Building Power Against Systemic State Violence in California 480_justiceteamsnetwork_safetyjtn-768x1024.jpg by Justice Teams Network
We launched Justice Teams Network today to build power against systemic State Violence in all its forms. We launched today in Los Angeles at an event hosted by Black Lives Matter Los Angeles and Dignity and Power Now. On May 4, the Anti Police-Terror Project in Oakland will launch their 21st Century Survival Program at Santa Rita Jail and May 5 we will launch at the State Capital with a rally hosted by Black Lives Matter Sacramento....
Posted: Wed May 2, 2018 11:24PM
image ‘Please Give Us Justice’: New California Law Aims to Hold Police Accountable 480_stephon-clark-rally-rtr-img_1.jpg by Safiya Charles, The Nation
A “first of its kind” bill would raise use-of-force guidelines for police from “reasonable” to “necessary”—a higher standard that could save lives....
Posted: Wed May 2, 2018 10:54PM
text The Homeless Youth Epidemic is Growing: What are the Solutions to End it? by Megan Lee
This article is about how not having adequate housing affects students in the classroom and how California needs more low-income housing so that students have an adequate space to live and complete homework assignments....
Posted: Wed May 2, 2018 1:32PM
text Once again... People's Park needs your support by Park Advocate
The foliage in People's Park is thinner this year. Another tree is gone, and various bushes and shrubs have disappeared. UC Berkeley has further whittled away at the park, and a new press release from the UC states that development plans are to be revealed after this academic year ends....
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018 10:03PM
calendar Hearing to Drop Charges Against Anti-Fascists in Sacramento by Yvette Felarca
Lorenzo Patino Hall of Justice 651 i-St. Judge Savage's Courtroom Sacramento, CA...
Event Date: Fri May 4, 2018 12:30PM
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018 8:31PM
image 2018 California Farm Bill must embrace Inclusion, Equity and Civil Rights 480_img_7853_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The proposed mission of a CDFA Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights is to provide leadership and direction for the fair and equitable treatment of CDFA customers and employees while ensuring the delivery of quality programs and enforcement of civil rights....
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018 6:53PM
image Winnemem Wintu, WATER sue to stop waste discharge at Mt. Shasta water bottling facility 480_800_caleen_sisk_speaks__1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“The Winnemem Wintu were born from the pristine water of Mount Shasta and regard this water as a sacred relative, a living being that is being exploited, desecrated and polluted when it is put in a plastic bottle and commoditized,” stated Winnemem Wintu Tribal Representatives, Mark Miyoshi and Luisa Navejas. Photo: Winnemem Wintu Chief Caleen Sisk speaks in front of the Crystal Geyser plant in Mount Shasta City in September 2015. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018 6:01PM
image Delta Stewardship Council approves Delta Plan amendments rubber stamping Twin Tunnels 480_img_0854_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Bill Jennings, Executive Director of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA), slammed the vote by the Council to approve the Delta Plan amendments. “With recent appointments to the Council by the Governor, the Delta Stewardship Council should be renamed the Southern California Stewardship Council,” Jennings quipped. “They evidenced little concern for the public trust values and the agricultural and recreational businesses dependent upon a healthy Bay Delta."...
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 10:06AM
calendar BASS Benefit Show w/ Wisechild, Kohinoorgasm, Pallavi, Ruby Mountain by Zuha K
Eli's Mile High Club 3629 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, California 94609...
Event Date: Fri May 11, 2018 8:00PM
Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:23PM
text Green Party Endorses 4 Peace & Freedom Party Candidates for 6/5/18 Election by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
In a milestone political development, the California Green Party has endorsed 4 socialist Peace & Freedom Party candidates....
Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:48PM
image University of California RNs Plan To Strike in Sympathy with Other UC Employees May 8-9 480_uc-sympathy-vote-strike-ucla-nurses_1.jpg by California Nurses Association
April 27, 2018 - University of California registered nurses throughout the state voted by 98 percent to engage in a sympathy strike and join their co-workers on picket lines May 8 and May 9, at the University’s five major medical centers and 10 student health centers, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced today....
Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:48AM