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audio Special 4:20 Cafe on La Onda Bajita: Vote Yes on Prop 19! (audio/mpeg 9.8mb) by Legalize Marijuana
During a special edition of La Onda Bajita on KPFA, the radio crew and Omar Figueroa, a constitutional & criminal defense lawyer based in Sebastopol, CA, discuss why you should vote yes on proposition 19....
Posted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 1:41PM
audio Mendocino County passes 99 medical marijuana plant regulation (audio/mpeg 4.6mb) by Christina Aanestad
Medical Marijuana Collectives in Mendocino County can grow up to 99 plants per 5 acre parcel through a county wide zip tie program. The zip tie program exempts collectives from the county's 9.31 ordinance that limits grows up to 25 plants per parcel....
Posted: Fri Jul 9, 2010 5:00PM
audio Chautauqua Redwood Vaudeville Tour (audio/mpeg 27.7mb) by KMEC 105.1FM
Check out the vaudeville troupe New Old Time Chautauqua, live at the KMEC studios. Circus artists, musicians have a fireside chat and tour de vaudeville with listeners in Ukiah, CA at the Mendocino Environmental Center radio-KMEC 105.1 FM. www,kmecradio.org...
Posted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 2:33PM
audio Mendocino Redwood Company Holds Public Meeting on New THP Process (audio/mpeg 6.6mb) by Christina Aanestad
Mendocino Redwood Company (MRC) is changing the way the company personnel drafts Timber Harvest Plans, and they’re looking for public input. The change would stream line the THP process with a property wide assessment of the land to base all THPs on. President Jim Holmes says much of the information in THP's is "redundant" and the process would be a cost and time saving measure. Next MRC will draft an 80 year overall all, timber management plan....
Posted: Wed May 26, 2010 3:15PM
audio ‘There is a narrative that’s missing’ Laura Flanders tells grassroots radio gathering (audio/mpeg 56.6mb) by via Raw Story
Television and radio host Laura Flanders ripped into what she called "the all-about the-money media" and encouraged 150 radio enthusiasts to work harder at storytelling in a keynote address to the Grassroots Radio Conference May 14....
Posted: Fri May 21, 2010 10:49AM
audio Audio (Attachment On: Sheriff Wants Radio Station To Stop Drug Raid Broadcasts) (audio/mpeg 2.9mb) by California Report
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Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:16AM
audio Humboldt County Fishing Interests Critical of Wave Power Project (audio/mpeg 4.5mb) by Christina Aanestad
PG&E’s wave energy project is facing criticism. Fishing interests say the energy company hasn’t been forthright with its wave energy plans and now prime crabbing grounds could be off limits to fishermen indefinitely....
Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 5:22PM
audio Seaweeed Harvesters Fall Through Cracks of the MLPA-Marine Life Protection Act (audio/mpeg 5.5mb) by Christina Aanestad
The Marine LIfe Protection Act is in the process of implementation along California's North Coast. The MLPA will establish new coastal protection areas for conservation, but sustainable seaweed harvesters say they will loose access to thier livelihoods, under the current proposals....
Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 4:12PM
audio Community Activist on Hunger Strike to Protest Crackdown on Free Speech (audio/mpeg 22.5mb) by Hanna
24 minute audio interview with Northern Humboldt community activist, Tad, who was arrested after speaking at a county supervisors meeting against local manifestations of the prison industrial complex. Tad is currently on a hunger strike as a form of protest after receiving a 35 day jail sentence for "talking too long" at the meeting....
Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2009 8:54PM
audio Obama's New Ocean Policy Task Force (audio/mpeg 5.9mb) by Christina Aanestad
The Obama Administration is in the process of creating a national ocean policy. The newly formed Oceans Policy Task Force is responsible for developing that policy, with public input. The task force convened in San Francisco to take west coast comments on what a national oceans policy should include. Environmental groups gathered to oppose offshore oil drilling and the US Navy's plans to conduct weapons and warfare training in Northern California waters....
Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2009 6:34PM
audio Susan Jordan, Criminal Justice Defense Lawyer Passes On (audio/mpeg 6.9mb) by Christina Aanestad
Susan Jordan, a civil litigator and criminal justice lawyer from Mendocino County died Friday, May 29th in a plane crash in Utah. She was 67 years old and left a legacy of civil litigation and criminal justice work behind. Jordan represented several prominent political activists throughout her career as a criminal defense lawyer, including Earth First!'s Judi Bari after she was car bombed with Daryl Cherney in 1990 and members of the SLA, Symbioneese Liberation Army in the kidnapping of Pat...
Posted: Tue Jun 2, 2009 6:41PM
audio California Says No to Offshore Oil Drilling (audio/mpeg 25.5mb) by Christina Aanestad
The DOI, Department of Interior, held a series of regional public meetings on the Bush Administrations last minute 5 year offshore oil and gas drilling proposal. The Obama Administration has amended the plan to include offshore alternative energy developments, and has extended the public comment by 6 months to September 2009. At the Pacific West Coast hearing in San Francisco, CA state law makers, residents and representatives said NO to offshore oil and gas drilling....
Posted: Tue May 5, 2009 11:41AM
audio Logging of Old Growth Spurs Controversy in Willits (audio/mpeg 10.5mb) by Christina Aanestad
Willits Redwood Company is planning to log more than 400 acres of forest near the headwaters of the Noyo River-a move opposed by environmental groups who say the plan includes logging of old growth trees. Officlas say the Willits Redwood company is offering adequate mitigations. People can MAIL COMMENT LETTERS TO: Ms. Leslie Markham, Deputy Chief of Resource Management, CalFire, Coast-Cascade Region, 135 Ridgway Avenue, Santa Rosa CA 95401 OR EMAIL: santarosapubliccomment@fire.ca.gov ...
Posted: Mon May 4, 2009 12:04PM
audio Navy Militarizes Coastal Waters (audio/mpeg 15.5mb) by Christina Aanestad
The US Navy’s is facing criticism for its training operations in the Pacific West Coast. Trainings include the use of sonar, aircraft and missles and underwater bomb detonations. Environmental groups says some areas should be off limits to weapons testing, and some criticize the militarization of the sea....
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 6:19PM
audio Oil hearings come to California (audio/mpeg 8.4mb) by Christina Aanestad
The Department of Interior will hold one public hearing on the Pacific West Coast about its 5 year offshore oil, gas and alternative energy proposal. The announcement follows on the heels of a secretarial order making renewable energy development the Department’s top priority. The new policy still includes opening up leases for offshore drilling in the outer continental shelf, a move opposed by environmental groups....
Posted: Wed Mar 11, 2009 6:01PM
audio Poor Communities Cope with Poor Economy (audio/mpeg 12.3mb) by Christina Aanestad
After a lengthy budget stalemate, state lawmakers have reached a compromise spending plan-increasing taxes and cutting education and social services. That means social services are in decline, at a time when demand is increasing-given the nations economic downturn. In the town of Ukiah, California, some rural community organizations are unable to keep up with the increased demand....
Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2009 1:43PM
audio Voter Caging in Northern Cali? (audio/mpeg 4.5mb) by Christina Aanestad
The Republican National Committee has sent non-republican voters in Northern California, a letter identifying them as Republicans. The letters include a registration card with a fake voter ID number and a do not forward stamp on the outside of the envelope. Voting rights activists say the letters are part of a voter caging campaign and an attempt to undermine non-republican voters in the November election....
Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2008 12:37PM
audio KMUD News Report (Attachment On: Tree-sits protected on old Pacific Lumber land) (audio/mpeg 17.0mb) by KMUD repost
KMUD news story regarding the transition from outdate logging practices, to setting aside old growth....
Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 1:02AM
audio Documentary on resistance and autonomy at the university and Acción Zapatista collective (audio/mpeg 1.8mb) by Radio Zapatista
Radio documentary (10 minutes) on resistance, autonomy and knowledge production in the academy, and the strategies used by the Acción Zapatista collective at Humboldt State University to liberate academic learning from the neoliberal logic....
Posted: Fri Aug 8, 2008 11:31PM
audio Mendocino and the Marijuana Wars (audio/mpeg 23.8mb) by Christina Aanestad
Medical marijuana is as much about politics and economics as it is about health. KZYX&Z takes a look at medical marijuana, the drug war and asset forfeiture in Mendocino County....
Posted: Fri May 30, 2008 7:39PM