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text Turtle Island Statement on OMB Director Candidate Mick Mulvaney by Peter Fugazzotto
President-elect Donald Trump has selected Mick Mulvaney, South Carolina Representative, for the Office of Management and Budget Director....
Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:10AM
text Lawsuit Challenges Approval of Destructive Napa Vineyard Development by Center for Biological Diversity
Project Will Destroy Wildlife Habitat, Cut Down Thousands of Trees...
Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:48PM
text Turtle Island Statement on EPA Administrator Candidate Scott Pruitt by Peter
In advance of the confirmation hearings with the U.S. Senate, Turtle Island Restoration Network has issued the following statement on Scott Pruitt....
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:19PM
text Women Safety on SSU Campus by Chrissy Pierce
Why is our money not going to beneficial safety precautions?...
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 3:21PM
text Ban of GMO's in Sonoma County by Lindsey Williamson
This article describes Sonoma County's recent approval of Measure M, banning genetically modified crops from being grown in the County....
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:01PM
text Through my eyes by Roberto G. Carrillo
An Op-ed for the brilliant Peter Phillips at Sonoma State University. This is just how I see things, but hey what do I know....
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 12:13PM
text Concerns About Women's Safety on the Sonoma State University Campus by Brianna Hernandez
Five Sonoma State Students recently conducted research about the concerns and safety of women on the Sonoma State University campus. A total of 300 women were anonymously surveyed. The purpose of the survey was to find how safe these women truly feel and what can be done to improve the safety of these students. Although researches found that most women feel generally safe, results show that most of the women have experienced some sort unease on the SSU campus....
Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:10PM
text Marin-Based Wildlife Group Slams EPA Pick by joanna
Turtle Island Restoration Network, a Marin-based wildlife organization, is raising a red flag over Donald Trump’s proposed appointment of Scott Pruitt as the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)....
Posted: Fri Dec 9, 2016 2:51PM
text Frivolous Spending at Sonoma State University by Natalee Lewis
CSU is proposing a tuition increase, while schools seem to have more than enough money to spare. This is evident when visiting campuses. Sonoma State has recently built a million dollar music hall and is working on a new wine spectator building. So why does the CSU need to raise tuition?...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 3:31PM
text The Rising Housing Prices In Sonoma County by Caroline Griffin
In this piece I am discussing the difficulties and challenges Sonoma County residents face with the increasing housing prices. I am analyzing a Press Democrat article that looks at the negative effects of this housing crisis....
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 2:14PM
text Women's Safety on Sonoma State University's campus by Samantha Bosnich
Safety on college campuses has been recently called into question because of the sexual assaults that have been occurring. My group and I conducted a research project on women's safety at Sonoma State University and Santa Rosa Junior College. We distributed surveys and got results that were interesting....
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:55PM
text Women's safety on college campus (Sonoma State University and Santa Rosa Junior college) by Maxime Montoya
This is about the safety of women on the Sonoma State and Santa Rosa JC campuses and the suggestions that students and faculty have about what could be done to improve the safety of women on the campuses....
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 6:59PM
text The Effects of Officer Involved Shootings On Police Officers by Robert Coxon
In this letter I discuss how the recent officer involved shootings have effected how police officers may react when they are confronted with a dangerous subject. Shootings of black men by the police are frequently in the media and are often seen as unnecessary by the public. This may cause officers to hesitate pulling the trigger because they do not want to be labeled as a killer by the media....
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:35AM
text Keep the Santa Rosa Media Center Open by Robyn Kasper
The city of Santa Rosa is trying to shut down the community media center...
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:50PM
text Student Debt after College by Miranda Garihan
New college graduates fear for their future. Big banks, corporations, and the government are at blame for the student loan crisis. Student loan debt is delaying life decisions such as buying a home, getting married, and having children....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 5:13PM
text As Commercial Crab Season Opens, Fishermen Urged to Implement Gear Modifications to Prevent Whale Entanglements by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif., November 14, 2016 — As the commercial Dungeness crab season opens in California Nov. 15, the Center for Biological Diversity is urging fishermen to comply with recommended gear modifications to help reduce the risk of whale entanglements. The season’s opening days put whales at high risk because more available crab means fishermen are on the water as many days as possible....
Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:23PM
text CAA opposes ordinance to protect Section 8 renters from discrimination by Lynda Carson
The California Apartment Association (CAA) stepped up to the plate to oppose a proposed ethical ordinance prohibiting discrimination against section 8 tenants in Marin County. The CAA has taken an unethical position against the ordinance to protect section 8 renters, as well as opposing some ethical renter protection ballot measures in 6 cities in the Bay Area recently!...
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:29PM
text Bay Area Biologist Fighting for Sharks in South Africa by Joanna McWilliams
A Bay Area resident is taking the fight to protect our oceans from Northern California to South Africa. This week, thirty-year veteran environmental activist and biologist, Todd Steiner, executive director the Marin-based Turtle Island Restoration Network and SPAWN, is in South Africa advocating on behalf of marine wildlife. Joined by several colleagues, he is attending a major international treaty conference to promote greater protections for endangered marine species, including two species ...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 10:34AM
text Thousand of Activists Call for Protection of Silky Sharks at U.N. Wildlife Conference by Joanna McWilliams
This week conservationists delivered a petition signed by 15,002 global citizens to the Presidents of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala calling on them to support greater protections for silky sharks at an upcoming world wildlife conservation meeting....
Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:17AM
text Special investigator to probe anti-rent-control petition complaints in Santa Rosa by Lynda Carson
The residents are complaining that the signature gatherers are falsely claiming that the petition supports renter protections in Santa Rosa, and that they were tricked into signing it!...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:44PM