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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
Jerry Brown Meets With Interior Secretary about Delta Tunnels, Water
Delta and public trust advocates fear that Jerry Brown, who portrays himself as a "green governor," will try to make a deal with Zinke and other Trump administration officials to expedite the construction of the environmentally destructive and unjust Delta Tunnels. Photo of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke with a park ranger at Sequoia National Park April 14. Photo courtesy of Department of Interior....
Posted: Mon May 1, 2017 9:07AM
Lack of Funds in Sacramento's Transportation Infrastructure
This letter discusses how many of the roads and highways in the Sacramento area are not up to par. A research group known as TRIP conducted research on this issue and found just how frustrated Sacramento residents are on this topic....
Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:18AM
The African Founding Father of California, a "Hidden Figure" to be discovered
The "hidden figures" of California African American Heritage remains a difficult and challenging notion given the difficult journey towards freedom. Today, AB 783 (Weber) may find a way to begin to officially quantify and qualify on the record the profound contributions to the forward flow of humanity by people of African ancestry throughout the State of California....
Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:31AM
ACLU Sues Dignity Health for Discrimination Against Transgender Patient
Sacramento County Hospital Refused Transition-Related Surgery...
Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:31PM
Groups Submit Comments to BLM's Request for Public Review of Oil and Gas Leasing and Development on Federal Lands
On April 6, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and Sierra Club submitted nearly 100 pages of comments (see PDF) on the Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment/Draft Environmental Impact Statement ("RMP"/"DEIS") for the Bureau of Land Management ("BLM") Central Coast Field Office in Hollister. The Planning Area consists of about 6.8 million acres of public land which includes about 793,000 acres of Federal mineral estate in Fresno, Kings, Monterey and San Benito counties managed by the...
Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:58PM
Berkeley April 15th: Anarchists and Antifascists Clash with Alt-Right, Neo-Nazis, and Trump Supporters
Black Bloc Defends Berkeley as Trump Supporters Give Nazi Salutes...
Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 6:32PM
Donate to the Woman Brutally Assaulted by Nathan Damigo of Identity Europa in Berkeley
We believe it is essential to provide support for those who risked their lives to confront white nationalists on the street, and that it is extra important for those who were victimized with targeted violence....
Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:43AM
Fundraiser to Support LocalWiki!
For over 10 years, LocalWiki has served communities without any advertising, spammy corporate partnerships or user-tracking spyware....
Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:37PM