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Court Overturns Government Refusal to Protect Rare Coastal Marten
Mink-like Marten Threatened by Logging, Pesticides, Climate Change...
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:07PM
Art Exhibition at Phoenix Hotel - "Abstract Senses"
Phoenix Hotel - 601 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA, 94109...
Event Date: Thu Apr 6, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:26AM
San Quintín Farmworkers Take Demands to Mexico City
Last March 4th, the Caravan for a Fair Wage and Decent Life began with a blockade of the Transpeninsular Highway by the day laborers from the fields of the San Quintin Valley. The workers then went on to cover 3,000 kilometers, arriving in Mexico City on March 17th....
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:14PM
Jornaleros de San Quintín llevan demandas a la Ciudad de México
El pasado 4 de marzo, la Caravana por un Salario Justo y una Vida Digna comenzó con el cierre de la Carretera Transpeninsular por las y los jornaleros del Valle de San Quintín, para viajar 3 mil kilómetros hasta llegar a la Ciudad de México el 17 de marzo....
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:10PM
Into the Fire: A Report Back from the Huntington Beach Antifascist Clash With Trump Rally
This is a report-back from an anonymous member of the resistance to the Make America Great Again pro-Trump march at Huntington Beach, California, on March 25th....
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:02AM
Charter Schools: A Cancer Destroying Our Public School System
Charters schools are a cancer to public education and the UTLA, NEA/CTA and AFT/CFT leadership are actually pushing to make charters better by making them "transparent" and more accountable....
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:16AM
Miguel Masso Strikes Again
Miguel Masso and officers like him – victims of trauma from being in the military or otherwise, those who see a gun behind every shadow, hotheads, “cowboys,” and those whose ego prevent them from dealing with the public with restraint and respect when the public is not reciprocating, do not belong on police forces....
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:02PM
California School Districts Support Santa Clara County’s Challenge To Trump Executive Orders On Immigration
San Francisco, March 23, 2017 - Dozens of California school districts and leading education organizations today announced the filing of an amicus brief supporting Santa Clara County in its legal challenge to President Trump’s executive order threatening to withhold funding from so-called sanctuary cities....
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:44PM
Judge Halts California Plan to Stop Oil Waste Injections Into Protected Aquifers
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., March 21, 2017 — In response to a lawsuit by several oil industry trade groups, a Kern County judge yesterday temporarily halted efforts by California oil regulators to shut down hundreds of oil company injection wells dumping toxic fluid into aquifers that should be protected under the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. The wells affected by the ruling are in at least six California counties: Fresno, Kern, Monterey, Orange, Santa Barbara and Ventura....
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:15PM
It is Time to Celebrate California African American History, Culture and Institutions
There is a great need for statutory authority to establish a commission tasked to identify research, document and preserve historic and future “Hidden Figures” in all fields of endeavor, thereby preserving the profound contributions of institutions, places and individuals of African American heritage thoughout the Great State of California....
Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:32PM
Californians Against Fracking Responds to EPA’s Methane Regulation Announcement
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2016...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:01PM
Berkeley: Violent Trump Supporters Are Merging with the Alt-Right
Approximately 75 people showed up to the ‘March on Berkeley,’ on March 4th, 2017, an event organized by Richard Black of Southern California, to support the Presidency of Donald Trump. The march was to coincide with a national day of action planned in support of Trump, who faces a crisis of legitimacy and drastically dropping support in polls....
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:06PM
California regulators weaken proposed rules for pesticide use near schools
Comprehensive restrictions and school right-to-know are ignored in new draft of pesticide rules...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:54PM
Californians Not “Roundup-Ready”: Citizens Triumph over Monsanto in Cancer-Causing Pesticide Listing
Court upholds Constitutional right of Californians to protect themselves from toxic chemicals...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:07PM
California Announces Revised Proposed Rules on Agricultural Pesticide Use Near Schools
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) today released a revised proposal for regulating the use of agricultural pesticides near school sites and licensed child day care facilities. The department is inviting the public to comment on the revisions during a 15-day period....
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:11AM
Federal Plan Could Auction Off 700,000 Acres in California to Oil Industry
'Resist Trump's BLM' Rally at Salinas Hearing on Fracking on Public Land...
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:02PM
Californians Sue in Challenge to Latest Muslim Ban
March 13, 2017 - A UC Santa Cruz graduate student researching the nature of the universe in collaboration with an Iranian scientist, a California woman planning a celebration of her recent marriage to a Syrian man, and an Iranian student unable to reunite with his wife are challenging Donald Trump’s latest attempt at an unconstitutional and discriminatory Muslim ban. The suit, Al-Mowafak v. Trump, was originally filed on February 2, 2017 and was amended this afternoon. Plaintiffs are represen...
Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:58PM
San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors Denies Phillips 66's Oil Trains Project
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., March 14, 2017 — The San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors today voted to reject Phillips 66’s proposed oil train offloading terminal. The project was denied with a 3-1 vote, with one supervisor recusing himself in a conflict of interest....
Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:49PM
Fracking Foes to Target Hollister Hearing on Leasing Public Lands to Oil Industry
Proposal Could Auction 700,000 Acres in California for Drilling, Fracking...
Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:29PM
Court Clears California to Require Cancer Warning on Roundup
FRESNO, Calif.. March 11, 2017 — A court has ruled that the state of California can move forward with plans to designate glyphosate — the main ingredient in Monsanto’s widely used herbicide Roundup — as a known carcinogen. The Friday decision, which finalizes a preliminary ruling, sets the stage for the California Environmental Protection Agency to be the first regulatory body in the United States to recognize glyphosate as a carcinogen....
Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:56PM