image Trump administration approves permit to build Jerry Brown's Delta Tunnels paul-souza.jpg by Dan Bacher
“The Independent Review Panel report suggested that the biological opinion had serious flaws and that the Delta Tunnels will be terrible for Delta fish—those that live here year-round as well as those just passing through on their way to and from the Pacific Ocean,” said Tim Stroshane, Policy Analyst for Restore the Delta. Photo: Paul Souza, Pacific Southwest Regional Director for US FWS...
Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:56PM
audio Trump Tuesdays - Louisianans Protest Senate GOP Health Bill (audio/mpeg 19.8mb) by WTUL News and Views
DJ Under The Bus was on hand at a rally organized by Metairie Indivisible to hear personal stories and learn why protesters are opposed to the "Better Care Reconciliation Act" - The Senate's version of the GOP House Bill - The American Health Care Act of 2017 #AHCA...
Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:24AM
image Local Housing Development Can Be Both Affordable and Supportive 480_17097447_1503635516337778_5770887745316971937_o_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
Parallel Track Program Must be Developed...
Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:28AM
calendar Art Auction 17: Transforming Art Into Action 480_screen_shot_2017-06-21_at_3.36.20_pm.jpg by Coalition on Homelessness
SOMArts Gallery 934 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:30PM
Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:27AM
calendar We Need Compassion - We Can End the Sleeping Ban 480_sleep_bw_1.jpg by Keith McHenry
Santa Cruz City Hall - 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz CA 95060...
Event Date: Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:37AM
calendar Party for a Potty. – First They Came for the Homeless Fundraiser. by First They Came for the Homeless
BFUU 1924 Cedar, Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Sun Jul 9, 2017 5:30PM
Posted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 10:32PM
calendar Film: Now is the Time: Healthcare for Everybody healthcare_film_flyer_bw.pdf_140_.jpg by Janet Tom
A documentary film by Terry Sterrenberg and Laurie Simons, about what's happening with America's healthcare system and the rising interest in Single-Payer Healthcare. Film is 71 minutes. Panel discussion follows....
Event Date: Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:00PM
Posted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:41PM
image City Must Adopt Two-Pronged Approach to Address Budget and Social Services 480_15965205_1444529198915077_7679872294829045749_n_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
We need the commitment to support a unified strategy and the resolve to stay the course....
Posted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:26AM
calendar Concord General Assembly by Concord General Assembly
Outside Concord Council Chamber Concord Civic Center 1950 Parkside Drive...
Event Date: Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:22PM
text Oakland City Funding for Eviction Defense Support Expiring on June 30, 2017 by Posted By Lynda Carson
The situation is indeed dire. All funding from the City of Oakland for eviction defense work will end as of June 30, 2017, given the continuing ambiguity about CDBG funding that we’ve been told constrains the city’s ability to execute new contracts. In other words, the City of Oakland currently is not committed to fund eviction defense work once the 2016/2017 contracts expire....
Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:15PM
image The McCoppin Sewar-Another SF fail? 480_img_0234_1.jpg by D. Boyer
The McCoppin hub is still in a state of neglect after it was fenced off in February 2017....
Posted: Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:43PM
image New Restrictions on City Hall Access Must Be Reviewed by Council 480_18422993_1587576801276982_1988614087011077922_o_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
Moratorium Pending Review is Appropriate Under the Circumstances...
Posted: Sun Jun 11, 2017 8:42AM
calendar Tell the Global Insurance Industry to Unfriend Coal by Carla and Casey
California St & Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94108...
Event Date: Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:15PM
Posted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:27AM
image Group Files Lawsuit Against DWR Over Oroville Dam Asbestos Records 480_c93tarjuaaave_f.jpg-small_1.jpeg by Dan Bacher
“DWR’s culture is bound by secrecy to protect its image and its very slanted focus, which is to maximize water exports to its contractors,” stated AquAlliance Executive Director Barbara Vlamis. “AquAlliance strongly believes that the public’s right to know is essential in a democracy and legally enforceable, something we are happy to take on.” Photo: Water releases from Lake Oroville going over the badly damaged spillway into the Feather River. Photo courtesy of California Department of...
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 12:30PM
text Video: Science in the New Dark Age, 28 min by Dr. Martin Donohoe
Our guest is Dr. Martin Donohoe, adviser to Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility and author of "Public Health and Social Justice". The topic is "Science in the New Dark Age". What is the New Dark Age? What is science? How has science been attacked in the past? How has Pres. Trump attached science and with what consequences? What is the role of corporate lobbyists and the media in this present attack?...
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 12:08PM
image Time to Revisit All-Volunteer Needle Exchange 480_18891699_10155529045959739_1950062665863627233_o_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
Needle Exchange is Not the Problem, It is the Solution...
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 4:19PM
calendar Rent Control 101 for Residents of Pacifica pacifica_rent_control_101_flyer.pdf_140_.jpg by Lacei Amodei
Pacifica Library Sharp Park Branch Community Room 104 Hilton Way, Pacifica,...
Event Date: Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 2:43PM
text California’s Attorney General Asks EPA to Ban Brain-Harming Pesticide by Safe Ag Safe Schools/Lucia Calderon
California Attorney General (AG) Xavier Becerra joined six other states in urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to follow through on a proposed ban for the brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos, in a legal filing made public today. Farmworker families and people living in agricultural communities urge state officials to follow the AG’s call for federal action with immediate steps to protect farmworkers and communities from contaminated air and water caused by continued use of ...
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 10:43AM
document Santa Cruz blowing the leaves foia_request_big_wind_oct_10_16_r.pdf_140_.jpg by John Cohen-Colby
The majority of the Santa Cruz City Council and City Staff have been determined to drive away the "Freedom Sleepers" and "Survival Sleepers" resting first each Tuesday and then every night at the City Hall and Downtown Library....
Posted: Mon Jun 5, 2017 8:46PM
text Call SF Supes to House Homeless & Stop Bus Fare & Fine Increases by Phone time
The 6/1/17 Street Sheet distributed by the homeless has issued the urgent call to house the homeless, both in 24 hour full service shelters where needed the most, such as the Bayview, and for permanent housing for the homeless. They also provide an excellent analysis of the devastating impact on the workingclass, especially African-Americans, of annual bus fare and bus fine increases, with another bus fare increase due July 1, 2017, and the fine for not paying will increase to $120 for a $2....
Posted: Sun Jun 4, 2017 6:11PM