textCarlsbad Desalination Plant Opening: The Wrong Solution at the Wrong Time by Surfrider Foundation
San Clemente, CA, December 10, 2015 – Since 2009, the Surfrider Foundation, a nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches, along with its San Diego Chapter, objected to the rationale for, and ultimately the process to establish the Carlsbad desalination plant, in California, by the developer, Poseidon Resources, Inc. Days from this Carlsbad facility going online, Surfrider stresses that desalination is not the solutio...
Posted: Thu Jan 7, 2016 11:16AM
imageSome Famous Vegetarians, Vegans And Fruitarians..
by FN
a partial list of famous practitioners of nonviolent diet... there are 450 million vegetarians in India alone...
Posted: Thu Jan 7, 2016 9:17AM
textAlameda landlord Donald W. Lindsey may lose real estate license by Lynda Carson
The charges allegedly are serious enough grounds for the suspension or revocation of the licenses and license rights of Donald W. Lindsey, Lindsey Properties, Inc., dba Gallagher & Lindsey Property Management LLC, under several provisions of the Code and Regulations....
Posted: Thu Jan 7, 2016 8:19AM
textEconomic Inequality Divides Economics and Society by Matthias Schnetzer
An unequal distribution of income paralyzes the whole economy and doesn't only hit individual households... Redistribution from top to bottom in a national economy ultimately depends on which social groups can enforce their interests more strongly. The advocates of the neoliberal side seek to push back the welfare state again and again....
Posted: Thu Jan 7, 2016 5:59AM
imageResidents Oppose New Boulder Creek Cell Tower Proposal
by Santa Cruz County News
Residents in Boulder Creek who live near the golf course have created a petition to oppose the installation of a 78 foot tall "monopine" cell tower. The proposed location for the tower would place it in the center of their neighborhood and within a 300 ft. radius of many houses. It would obstruct mountain views from many directions and impact the value of their homes, they say. According to the group "STOP Boulder Creek Cell Tower", a public hearing set for January 15 on the matter has for th...
Posted: Thu Jan 7, 2016 3:41AM
textMore than 80,000 People Urge EPA to Ban Dangerous Pesticide Chlorpyrifos by via United Farm Workers
Washington, D.C., January 5, 2016 – More than 80,000 people urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban the use of the dangerous, widely-used pesticide chlorpyrifos from use on all crops....
Posted: Wed Jan 6, 2016 5:52PM
calendarProtest Gilead Sciences : for Hepatitis-C treatment for Mumia Abu-Jamal and all prisoners by
Event Date: Mon Jan 11, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Jan 6, 2016 5:10PM
imageWarning from the Birding Community to the Terrorists in Oregon: We're Watching You
by Norwegian Chef
Just a friendly warning from the birding and wildlife photography community to the Oregon terrorists. We are watching your every move, and we have been watching you for a long time. And yes absolutely you are domestic terrorists of the worst kind, and the truth about your decades of constant poaching of protected wildlife around Malheur and other wildlife refuges, national parks, national forests and BLM lands has been well-documented....
Posted: Wed Jan 6, 2016 4:33PM
imageLet’s get One Million tweets for Oscar!
by L. Alejandro Molina
As Oscar López Rivera approaches his 73rd birthday on January 6, 2016 the National Puerto Rican Agenda and National Boricua Human Rights Network are launching a social media campaign (Twitter and Facebook) calling for his release....
Posted: Wed Jan 6, 2016 7:36AM
textGreedy landlords of Alameda speak out against rent control and tenant protections by Lynda Carson
The tenants and landlords are expected to appear at the second City Council meeting during February, when the council is expected to vote on a first reading of the ordinance they directed the staff to create, as a way to allegedly protect the renters of Alameda!...
Posted: Wed Jan 6, 2016 4:59AM
text(A-Radio) Northern Europe 3: The new Anarchist Federation in Finland - Alusta by A-Radio Berlin
As Anarchist Radio Berlin we had the opportunity of making an interview with two members of the new Anarchist Federation in Finland, Alusta. The interview was made during the Anarchist Bookfair in Tallinn, Estonia....
Posted: Wed Jan 6, 2016 3:06AM
imageEastern Oregon once had a Malheur Indian Reservation. Guess what happened.
by subir
The armed right-wing extremists who have taken over the Malheur Wildlife Refuge are following in the footsteps of Euro-American settlers who moved to the area in the late 1800s....
Posted: Tue Jan 5, 2016 8:38PM
calendarSafer Water Alternatives for Mid-County - Start Up Meeting by
Meeting Room Aptos Public Library 7695 Soquel Drive [near State Park Drive] Aptos...
Event Date: Thu Jan 14, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 5, 2016 5:33PM
audioAmy Hijacks Samori (and other horrors)...1-5-16 Mouse Report (audio/mpeg 75.9MB) by DJ Mouse
Pacifica insider writes about the hijacking of DemocracyNow!...Samori Marksman and Pacifica's brainchild...into pathetic lapdog and 9-11-01 getaway driver...sampling World Crisis Radio on our phony war on our counter-Assad counter-revolutionaries...'waged' by the racist misogynists who created them in the first place...drone bomber's masters on the Dixiecratic plantation running the war...past the blind eyes of their Carlyle Group's Soros funded Mockingbird crew's Stockholm Syndrome hostages....
Posted: Tue Jan 5, 2016 5:12PM
calendarSUNDAY BREAKFAST FORUM - First Unitarian Universalist Church by Dolores Priem
Unitarian Universalist Center 1187 Franklin Street San Francisco, CA 94109...
Event Date: Sun Jan 10, 2016 9:30AM
Posted: Tue Jan 5, 2016 3:18PM
calendarInternet Cat Video Festival
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St, San Francisco, Ca 94103...
Event Date: Thu Jan 21, 2016 7:30PM
Posted: Tue Jan 5, 2016 2:00PM
textLetter to Alameda City Council re: the Tuesday, January 05, 2016 City Council Meeting on R by M Hennings
Letter to Alameda City Council re: the Tuesday, January 05, 2016 City Council Meeting on Rent & Evictions...
Posted: Tue Jan 5, 2016 1:28PM
calendar"Wherever There’s A Fight" Exhibition Opening Reception
San Lorenzo Valley Museum 12547 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, California 95006...
Event Date: Sun Jan 10, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 5, 2016 12:32PM
imageLawsuit Launched for Endangered Species Act Protection of Monarch Butterflies
by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, January 5, 2016 — Two environmental groups filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today over its failure to protect the monarch butterfly under the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety petitioned for the monarch’s protection in August 2014, following a more than 80 percent decline in the butterfly’s population over the past two decades. In December 2014 the agency issued an initial positive decision on t...
Posted: Tue Jan 5, 2016 12:10PM
imageDelta Smelt and other fish species plummet to record low levels
by Dan Bacher
Bill Jennings, Executive Director of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA), said the fall survey shows the “continuing collapse of the estuary caused by the failure of the state and federal regulatory agencies to comply with the law.” Photo of Delta Smelt courtesy of California Department of Water Resources....
Posted: Tue Jan 5, 2016 8:55AM