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textCommittee Launches Campaign to Support Three-Strikes Initiative by Yes on 66 Campaign
Supporters of Proposition 66 announced today what they have organized a "Yes On 66" committee to support the November ballot initiative that will amend California's three-strikes law....
Posted: Sat Jul 17, 2004 12:19AM
textBay Area anti-imperialist of color and allies organize against RNC by SIAFU
Bay Area anti-imperialist of color and our white allies...
Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2004 3:48PM
textDemand a Time-Out on Executions! by Death Penalty Focus
We plan to meet with the Governor on March 25, 2005 and we want to show him that Californians overwhelmingly agree that we need a moratorium on executions....
Posted: Fri Jul 9, 2004 10:03PM
textWomyn anti-war activists needed in Marin, 7/10. by repost
Womyn anti-war activists are needed for a group nude photo in Marin County, Saturday, July 10....
Posted: Fri Jul 9, 2004 9:15AM
textWomen invited to participate in Marin peace photo by forward
Marin county artist/activist Donna Sheehan asks womyn to join in a nude photo, spelling out the word VOTE, on Saturday, July 10....
Posted: Fri Jul 9, 2004 8:09AM
textFIGHT BACK AGAINST CA'S UNLAWFUL SEIZURE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA! Deadline: 8/17 by ASA
Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is launching a "Return of Property" campaign to make law enforcement think before they seize! Medical marijuana patients in the state of California who have had their medicine confiscated have a RIGHT to get it back or be justly compensated for its loss. We need to send a message to cities and counties across the state that bad medical marijuana enforcement procedures can cost them!...
Posted: Thu Jul 8, 2004 5:54PM
textLetter from SHU Prisoner at Pelican Bay by United Front to Abolish the SHU
You will find this pretty interesting!! As you well know Ray is locked up at Pelican Bay S.H.U., the time that he does spent outside in another hole is so minimal that all he has is wasted time. In order to stay SANE he either draws or reads and one being Trend Kaufman I have forward my brother letter and I did not add or take anything out exactly how you read it is how it came. I want their stories exposed by who better than a liberal org. than you guys let me know if you do okay thanks s...
Posted: Thu Jul 8, 2004 1:25PM
textState Controller proposed anti-torture investment policy; defense contractor goes into att by YubaNet
California State Controller Steve Westly called Tuesday for the California State Teacher’s Retirement System to become the first among the nation’s largest pension funds to restrict investments in companies engaged in torture....
Posted: Wed Jul 7, 2004 3:21PM
image Californians Support Sustainable Agriculture!
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by ~Bradley
On March 6, 2004 residents of Mendocino county passed a measure that bans the planting of Genetically Engineered (GE) crops -- also known as Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) -- within their county. Mendocino county’s Measure H is being used as a model for at least seven other counties in California where local residents are well on their way to passing similar measures. Californians feel that local measures seeking to ban the cultivation of GE crops are critical steps to take in the promo...
Posted: Tue Jul 6, 2004 7:42PM
textSF events 7.6 by NO condos in Presidio
NO condos in Presidio: http://www.indybay.org/news/2004/07/1687939.php NO RFID in SF public Libraries: http://www.libraryusers.org http://www.saveourlibraries.com...
Posted: Tue Jul 6, 2004 12:20AM
textSanta Cruz Indymedia is Having an OPEN HOUSE! on 7/10 by santa cruz indymedia volunteers
Santa Cruz Indymedia is having an open house at our new home at Barrios Unidos on Saturday, July 10, from 3 - 6 pm...
Posted: Mon Jul 5, 2004 5:33PM
textMaster Petroleum in the Trinity Alps by grizzlymama
Master Petroleum,Inc., Proposes open pit mining on the Eligible Wild and Scenic Canyon Creek adjacent to the Trinity Alps Wilderness...
Posted: Mon Jul 5, 2004 2:59PM
textGovernor's Prison Proposals Fail to Produce Big Savings by upton sinclair
Experts Charge "Titanic" Prison System Will Sink California Budget without Prison Closures...
Posted: Fri Jul 2, 2004 2:05PM
textTribes Take Klamath River Battle to Scotland by Dan Bacher
The Klamath River tribes, Friends of the River and the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations are sending a contingent to Scotland this summer to stop the destruction of salmon runs by the dam operations of Scottish Power's subsidiary, PacifiCorp....
Posted: Thu Jul 1, 2004 11:00AM
textOver 400 Detained in Southern California Immigration Sweep by Democracy Now (repost)
In the past month, immigration agents have arrested hundreds of undocumented workers and immigrants in Southern California in sweeps conducted well inside the US/Mexico border that are causing widespread fear and charges of racial profiling in local immigrant and Latino communities....
Posted: Thu Jul 1, 2004 9:10AM
textStatement from Dolores Huerta on the Deportation of the Cuevas Family by upton sinclair
This is a statement that Dolores Huerta just sent to the Cuevas Family Support Committee to be read at the press conference tonight....
Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2004 4:34PM
textStruggle to Shut Down CA Prison SHU Advances by United Front to Abolish the SHU
Since January our coalition has taken to the streets to educate people about the corrupt California prison system...
Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2004 10:19AM
textHeroes’ Farewell For Cuevas Family: Communities Continue Struggle by upton sinclair
But even as lawmakers turn a deaf ear and fail to protect their constituents, the Cuevas campaign has given hope to other families. According to the Support Committee for the Cuevas Family, more undocumented Filipino families have stepped forward to ask for assistance with legalizing their status after decades of working in the country and raising their families....
Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2004 8:22AM
textLabor Continues to Join Struggle to Stop the Deportation of the Cuevas Family by upton sinclair
The Alameda Central Labor Council passed a resolution last Monday supporting the campaign to stop the deportation of the Cuevas family, and the Million Worker March Organizing Committee decided to endorse the campaign last night at their meeting....
Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2004 2:00PM
textBring the War Home broadens scope, delays start by btwh
Rather than a week of action, Bring The War Home will be an on-going campaign. Regarding the June 27th to July 4th focused week of actions, the consensus was: Good idea, bad timing. Current plans are for continued and on-going resistance through the summer, guerilla outbreaks of street theater and independent direct action to increase the costs to the war machine and war profiteers. An October concentrated week of action before the election is currently being planned. If you'd like to be part...
Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2004 1:31PM