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Dump Nunes! (video/mp4 368.7mb)
This is a 10:30 minute video showing some of the candidates who are running against Devin Nunes in the 22nd Congressional District. The event was held at The Grange Meeting House in Visalia on Friday, June 16th, 2017....
Posted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:35PM
Was CA Dem Party Chair Chosen by Tweet? Kimberly Ellis demands Audit
This Open Letter to California Democratic Party members describes the truly bizarre irregularities that took place as part of the recent election for Chair of the California Democratic Party, leading to the call for an independent audit....
Posted: Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:36PM
Folsom Hunger Strike: Solidarity Rally Reportback
People from all over Northern California came out to express their support for the Folsom hunger strikers. Southern Californians showed up for the effort as well, organizing a solidarity rally of their own at Twin Towers Jail in Los Angeles....
Posted: Fri Jun 9, 2017 3:33PM
ACLU Releases New Data on Stockton Unified’s Pattern of Wrongly Arresting Students
June 6, 2017 - Today, the ACLU of Northern California released new and troubling arrest data from Stockton Unified School District (SUSD), obtained through an ACLU Public Records Act lawsuit brought in 2016....
Posted: Fri Jun 9, 2017 10:20AM
Justice 4 Desmond Phillips Rally
State Capitol in Sacramento....
Event Date: Fri Jun 9, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 1:30PM
Group Files Lawsuit Against DWR Over Oroville Dam Asbestos Records
“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
Jerry Brown poses as 'climate leader' while he promotes fracking, Delta Tunnels
If Governor Jerry Brown really cared about climate change, green energy and the people of California and the planet, he would take a number of urgently-needed actions, rather than issue constant statements and proclamations about how "green" his administration is. The "tug of war" between the people of California and the oil industry over the soul of Governor Jerry Brown at the Oil Money Out, People Power In Rally and March in Sacramento on May 20. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Sat Jun 3, 2017 1:54PM
The Epic Battle Between Big Oil & the People of California - Photo Essay
“In California, for all of the progress made, we have enormous problems that aren’t being addressed by the elected leaders to date,” said Adam Scow, California Director of Food and Water Watch. “It is an embarrassment that Maryland and New York have banned fracking, but California has not. We need our elected officials to enact a real progressive agenda banning fracking & fossil fuels. Anything less is unacceptable.” Photo: Caleen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu Trib...
Posted: Fri Jun 2, 2017 5:34PM
Hunger Strike Begins at Old Folsom State Prison
Our voice in here can be drowned out by administration, but those out there can help by making their voice heard in concern with our treatment. We urge you to contact all officials and ask questions on the conditions here, and make sure procedures are met for those hunger striking....
Posted: Thu May 25, 2017 11:13PM
Hunger Strike Set to Begin May 25 at Folsom State Prison
All the prisoners held in Folsom’s ASU and Ad-Seg are without food bowls, therefore having to eat out of ziplock bags. They have no cups, needing to drink water from an old milk carton....
Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 11:58PM
Paying More for Being Poor — Bias and Disparity in California’s Traffic Court System
California's traffic fines and fees are some of the highest in the country, and new data shows that current California policies disproportionately impact people of color. Two bills before the California Legislature (SB 185 and AB 412) would address many of the disparities....
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 7:13PM
Western States Petroleum Association Leads Lobbying Spending This Year
To combat the power of oil industry money in California, a diverse array of activists is organizing an “Oil Money Out, People Power In”march and rally in Sacramento, May 20 from 12 PM to 3 PM. The event will begin and end at the Governor’s Mansion, 1526 H Street. Photo: Catherine Reheis-Boyd is President of the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) and served as the Chair of the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative Blue Ribbon Task Force to create "marine protected areas" in ...
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 1:00PM
Legal Settlement Halts Effort to Open 1 Million Acres in California to Oil Drilling, Fracking
Agreement Preserves Moratorium on Leasing Public Lands to Oil Industry...
Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 8:55AM
Discovering Black Agriculture at Sutter's Fort, Alta California, Mexico (1840 - 1848)
John Sutter first arrived in California in 1839, his vision to build an agricultural empire was supported in so many ways by people of Russian, Hawaiian, Mexican, Native American and African ancestry. Officially, John Sutter served the essential role as diplomat and military support for the Republic of Mexico, based at Sutter’s Fort, 1840 – 1848....
Posted: Mon May 8, 2017 7:56AM
California African American Heritage on display at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park
People of African ancestry provided the financial venture capital, cooks , barrel making and much, much more. Our “hidden figures” await legal statutory authority to facilitate sharing the story daily as part of an inclusive content of the authentic California Gold Rush Experience. The legacy of Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. will open the archives of "hidden figures" of Black Agriculture along the American River Parkway, ( 1840 -1875 ) to stimulate a new conversation of valui...
Posted: Sun May 7, 2017 12:15AM
Oil Money Out March and Rally
Govenor's Mansion 16th & H Streets Sacramento...
Event Date: Sat May 20, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Thu May 4, 2017 10:22PM
Oil Money Out, People Power In Rally Set for May 20 in Sacramento!
“This spending spree has paid huge dividends for these companies, allowing them to dismantle and crush any meaningful legislation that might significantly curb their power to drill and pollute in California,” said David Braun, www.rootskeeper.org. “Pay-to-play politics has allowed the dirtiest polluters in the world to legally poison our communities and exacerbate the climate crisis.”...
Posted: Thu May 4, 2017 11:39AM
Shut Down Monsanto in Woodland: Largest Biotech Seed Research Facility in the World
Monsanto 12790 Gorman Lane Woodland, CA Meet at Raley's 367 W. Main Street Woodland, CA...
Event Date: Mon May 22, 2017 4:00AM
Posted: Wed May 3, 2017 11:30PM
Rally and March Against Monsanto at State Capitol in Sacramento
South Steps of the State Capital in Sacramento 11th and N...
Event Date: Sat May 20, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Wed May 3, 2017 11:28PM
Protest Celebrate [Apartheid] Israel event
H St. & Carlson Dr., Sacramento. (In front of Scottish Rite, 6151 H St., north of Sac State)....
Event Date: Sun May 7, 2017 12:30PM
Posted: Mon May 1, 2017 1:18PM