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textDisaster Relief Fails to Pass House of Representatives for Third Time by Kate Zeller
The disaster relief bill with support for Puerto Rico fails for a third time. Eric Lecompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA, responded....
Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 2:05PM
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
textFascist trends in Santa Cruz Government by Elise Casby
Activists and myself using the derogatory gesture of the nazi salutes were focused on and reported in the conservative and reactionary paper, The Santa Cruz Sentinel by writer, Jessica York on May 15, 2019. As usual the focus was on the graphic gesture and not the fact that public comment and other forms of democratic participation are dwindling over the years as each mayor, now Martine Watkins takes up the mantle of repression....
Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 6:40PM
textJohn Laird derides Santa Cruz environmentalists by Meta Self
Laird: business as usual; Democratic Party bullshit; Earth is dying and these arrogant bozos are in charge....
Posted: Wed May 8, 2019 12:43AM
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
textSecond Deadly Cyclone Hits Mozambique by Kate Zeller
Category-4 Cyclone Kenneth hit Mozambique Thursday night, the second severe storm to hit the country in six weeks....
Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:00PM
textExxonMobil Seeks to Restart Offshore Drilling Platforms, Truck Oil in California by Center for Biological Diversity
Environmental Study Released, Santa Barbara Hearing Set...
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:26PM
textIslamophobia and Hate at UCSC in Light of the NZ Terrorist Attack by End Racism at UCSC
I am one of the students that was called a “terrorist” among other terrible things by a BSOE professor on countless occasions due to my appearance and Palestinian, Muslim heritage. Right at the top, I want to express my deepest gratitude to those who signed the petition demanding UCSC take action in this matter. Your support has given both the other complainant and I tremendous inner-strength. It has helped me claw back some of my humanity, and I genuinely cannot thank you enough....
Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:43PM
textAnti-homeless terrorists break our van window on MLK day by John Cohen-Colby
The night of MLK day anti-homeless terrorists shattered the rear window of the van my sister Patricia Colby, I and our two emotional assistance cats live in. This was the latest hate crime in a gang stalking campaign by Take Back Santa Cruz (TBSC) which began with death threats against us in 2010. TBSC hate criminals connected with a gang of Section 8 criminals gang stalking us since we had HUD Fair Housing complaints against the consecutive managements of the Mission Gardens Apartments (MGA)...
Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:51PM
textSentinel presents Sympathetic Story on Van Dweller Harassment, Ducks Police Accountability by Jessica York, Robert Norse
Sentinel writer Jessica York's story unusually sympathetic to RV van dwellers but absent any critical analysis of the SCPD is reprinted below for those unable to access it on line or pay $1.50 for a paper. I include my lengthy comments as well....
Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:25AM
textSanta Cruz Earth First! Spokesperson Dennis Davie Has Gone to the Summerland by Craig Louis Stehr
Long time Santa Cruz Earth First! spokesperson Dennis Davie left the earth plane on Monday December 10th....
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:34PM
textContent of deleted Nextdoor posts by Bob Lamonica
I am BLOCKED from logging in to Nextdoor, since Thursday 11/22/18 mid-morning. Here are the three deleted posts of mine from "Measure M defeated, but we could end up w Cummings n GLover, who LIKE Measure M. Here's what to do":...
Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:50PM
textWill CA Department of Pesticide Regulation ban Big Ag's use of Toxic Air Contaminates? by Kate Hitt
As a Watsonville local and school bus driver, I have had it with all the toxic fumigants and sprays that are poisoning us and contributing to climate change. I joined Safe Ag, Safe Schools to stop poisoning kids and neighbors by making 1 mile 24-hour no toxic spray or fumigation buffer zones around schools....
Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:39PM
textTrump Moves to Open Alaska Wilderness to More Oil Leasing by Center for Biological Diversity
New Plan Could Remove Wildlife Protections From Western Arctic...
Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:03PM
textPlease Help Mississippians Vote For Mike Espy On Nov 27th by Winds Of Change
Democrat Mike Espy, former USDA Secretary, 4 times elected to Congress as the first black American since Reconstruction to represent a Mississippi district, is an attorney who has worked for black farmer' rights. His opponent Cindy Hyde-Smith is a cattle ranch owner and part owner of a slaughterhouse auction block who has been accused of racism and vote suppression advocacy....
Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:53PM
textGroups to Continue Fighting Oil Extraction in San Luis Obispo, Statewide by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., November 7, 2018 — A measure to ban fracking and new oil and gas wells in San Luis Obispo County was defeated Tuesday, but its backers vowed to continue their fight to protect the community and the climate from oil extraction. Measure G did win more than 44 percent of the vote, despite supporters being outspent more than 28 to 1 by oil companies, including Chevron and Aera....
Posted: Wed Nov 7, 2018 4:41PM
textTrump Administration Approves Offshore Oil Drilling Project in the Arctic by Center for Biological Diversity
Liberty Project OKed as Officials Seek to Expand Offshore Leasing, Relax Drilling Safety Rules...
Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:25PM
text121 Of Many Ways Donald Trump Harms Animals People Birds Fishes Butterflies Bees by ARC 9
Trump bombs animals and has allowed Alaskan trophy hunters to take over the national park in Alaska. Every Republican senator except the ailing Isakson, over 200 Republican representatives signed a resolution allowing aerial hunting of animals, baiting of bear traps with food, and the murder of bear cubs and wolf puppies in their own dens. Trump quickly signed it into law. For the first time, hunters are allowed into our parks with their stalking bloody terrorizing of animals....
Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:31PM
textCalifornia Lawmakers Act to Protect Whales, Turtles From Entanglement by Center for Biological Diversity
Approved Bill Requires Stronger Rules for Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery...
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:19AM
text119 Of Many Ways Donald Trump Harms Animals People Birds Fishes Butterflies Bees Water by ARC
From taking his trophy hunter son Don's request that he nominate trophy hunter Ryan Zinke to head DOI to his bombing of animals, Trump kills and harms animals many ways....
Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:23PM