image Why Delta Stewardship Council's Endorsement of Delta Tunnels Is So Wrong 480_img_4399_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Below is my three-minute testimony before the Delta Stewardship Council before they voted to endorse the Delta Tunnels plan as part of their amendments to the Delta Plan at their June 22 meeting in Sacramento. They made the decision, with only one dissenting vote, in spite of a massive turnout and hours of testimony by tunnels opponents, including fishermen, conservationists, environmental justice advocates, family farmers, Delta residents and elected officials. For more information about th...
Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 12:01PM
image Slavery in California ~ and "Hidden Figures" of California African American Heritage 480_large__3__1.jpg by by Cristalen
Showcasing authentic California African American Heritage remains an untapped community economic development asset. The interpreted living history of the "California Gold Rush and US Civil War Era" 1840-1875 shares our profound and unique golden legacy as part of our California African American. Heritage....
Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:15AM
image Honorable Senator Kaipay is restoring the California ~ Liberian Family Reunion 480_cooley-kaipay_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
2017 Juneteenth and Father's Day Weekend was filled with an amazing extended family reunion of healing and forward looking vision. 2017 Juneteenth, from sea to shinning sea, was shared from within the US Pentagon to the Presidio near the Golden Gate Bridge in a growing deeper understanding of the authentic historical legacy and powerful spiritual connection to our freedom fighters from the first captive Africans to the final Confederate Port of Galveston Island, Texas. The Republic of Liber...
Posted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:09PM
calendar Navigating the Waters: Nuclear Warfare, the Environment, and Sailing for Peace by Helen Jaccard
San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center - Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave, Room 206, San Francisco, CA 94102...
Event Date: Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:55AM
text Placerville Food Coop Workers Need Your Help! by Resist Workplace Bullies
The Placerville Food Coop nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada off Hwy 50 in Placerville Ca. use to be a relaxed mellow place to work. A small community food coop that employed maybe 25 people tops. Placerville has a long history of being a highly conservative area but that is changing quickly and the coop was a place where more liberal minded people could come to connect while enjoying a good organic healthy meal - a hub for the more left minded people in the area to connect and fee...
Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:05PM
image Was CA Dem Party Chair Chosen by Tweet? Kimberly Ellis demands Audit 480_ca_dem_party_convention_1.jpg by Joel Block
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
image Folsom Hunger Strike: Solidarity Rally Reportback 480_folsom-hunger-strike-solidarity-5_1.jpg by Burn the Plantations
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
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
calendar “John Lewis – Get in the Way” chronicles more than a half century of one man’s non-violent 170708_get_in_the_way_flyer.pdf_140_.jpg by co-sponsored by Niles Discovery Church and th
Niles Discovery Church 36600 Niles Boulevard Fremont, CA 94536...
Event Date: Sat Jul 8, 2017 1:30PM
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 12:02PM
image Trump’s NAFTA Renegotiation & Labor And National City Teacher’s Union Defends Families 480_nafta_poverty_1.jpg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
KPFA WorkWeek radio looks at the response of labor and the AFL-CIO to Trump's plan to renegotiate NAFTA. AFL-CIO's Celeste Drake and FLOC President Baldemar Valasquez as well as Al Rojas of LCLAA Sacramento are interviewed. Also WorkWeek looks at the ICE arrests of National City school kids parents and the affects on the children and teachers as well as the action of the teachers union....
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 9:27AM
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
image Jerry Brown poses as 'climate leader' while he promotes fracking, Delta Tunnels 480_tug_of_war_over_brown_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
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
image The Epic Battle Between Big Oil & the People of California - Photo Essay 480_caleen_sisk_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“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
calendar Celebrate Chelsea's and Wekileaks Victories Musical Potluck by Orion
Albany Bulb east bay regional park at the end of Buchanan street meet at the kehole and benchs at beginning of the trails Wear layered clothing...
Event Date: Sat Jun 3, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Thu Jun 1, 2017 4:33PM
calendar Banned Deep State Panels to be Live Streamed June 3-4 480_left-forum-censhroship_1.jpg by Allan Rees
Live Stream...
Event Date: Sat Jun 3, 2017 7:00AM
Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 9:04PM
calendar Screening of new coal documentary "From the Ashes" by Margaret Rossoff
La Pena Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 8:18PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News May 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear industry in the US and abroad, and highlights the efforts of those who are working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our May 2017 report:...
Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 4:10PM
image From Memorial Day to Juneteenth ~ Honoring US Colored Troops in the Civil War 480_14063731_1445176118829627_6476378543285496084_n_1_1_1_1_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
President Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation in the dark days of the Civil War, announcing on September 22, 1862, that if the rebels did not end the fighting and rejoin the Union by January 1, 1863, he would issue a “war measure” to free all slaves in the rebellious states....
Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 7:18AM
image Black Agriculture is helping expand California Apps for Ag to Underserved Communities 480_c-xmvnuxkaa0gzp.jpg by khubaka, michael harris
A plethora of S.T.E.A.M. Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture and Math applications lead to job and career opportunities. A new paradigm of inclusion and participation by historically underserved communities is here. California Agriculture will continue to lead by example, get ready to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the California State Fair in a good way......
Posted: Sat May 27, 2017 7:48AM
calendar Making Healthcare for All a Reality (SB562) by Bob Jung, SCC Single Payer Healthcare Coaltio
Congregational Church of Sunnyvale 1112 S Bernardo Ave (at Remington), Sunnyvale 94087...
Event Date: Tue Jun 6, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Fri May 26, 2017 11:21AM