LADWP pulls leases under dry lake air monitors (tags)
They’re still doing it. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has, for decades, used its land ownership to manipulate life in the Owens Valley. The latest DWP maneuver cancels leases for land under three of the Air Pollution Control District’s Owens Dry Lake air monitors. LADWP doesn’t like what the air monitors are showing.
San Pedro: Science Center Endangered/Tongva Village Site Revitalization (tags)
Jacob Gutierrez, a Tongva, is trying to preserve two valuable Indigenous and environmental areas in San Pedro.
Owens Lake Reminders for SNWA Pipeline’s Water Grab from Northern Aquifers (tags)
The recent decision by the NV State Engineer to support the SNWA's proposed pipeline follows the same tactics used by San Fernando Valley developers who removed water from Owens Lake and Valley by using deception and purchasing land and favors from government officials.
Letter to Silver Lake NC Opposing Colocation of Micheltorena (tags)
Open Letter to Silver Lake NC Regarding motion opposing Prop 39 Colocation of Micheltorena Street ES
PCORE /JFAV Community Forum on July 26, 2010 at the Silver Lake Medical Center (SLMC) (tags)
The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and the Association of Widows, Advocates and Relatives for Equality (AWARE) marks the 69th year of the United States Armed Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) Day, July 26, 1941 with a community forum. The commemorative event will be held on Monday , July 26, 2010 at the Silver Lake Medical Center ground floor at the Cafeteria at 1711 W. Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90026 around 5;00 PM. The community forum will also discuss People’s CORE Smoke Free Apartment Project and issues about the veterans equity.
THOUSANDS COMMEMORATE VETERANS DAY NATIONWIDE (tags)
Thousands of students,scores of veterans and hundred of community advocates marched during the VETERANS DAY nationwide in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, New York and other places - NOVEMBER 8, 2008, in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles. The march and Community Fair started and ended at the at LAKE STREET PARK,227 N. Lake St. Los Angeles, CA 90026. The Veterans Day festivities had started at 10;30 AM at the veterans memorial with an ecumenical mass and wreath laying ceremonies. The solemn tribute started with the national anthems sung by TINIG ng UCLA and the honor guards call on the line. And then the group of community leaders laid a wreath at the memorial monument. Dr. Ben Marte and Mo Nishida led the ecumenical services.
THOUSANDS MARCHED AT THE ANNUAL VETERANS DAY PARADE IN HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN LA NOV.8 (tags)
Thousands of students,scores of veterans and hundred of community advocates marched during the 8th Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) 8th VETERANS DAY PARADE and Community Fair NOVEMBER 8, 2008, in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles. The march and Community Fair started and ended at the at LAKE STREET PARK,227 N. Lake St. Los Angeles, CA 90026. The Veterans Day festivities had started at 10;30 AM at the veterans memorial with an ecumenical mass and wreath laying ceremonies. The solemn tribute started with the national anthems sung by TINIG ng UCLA and the honor guards call on the line. And then the group of community leaders laid a wreath at the memorial monument. Dr. Ben Marte and Mo Nishida led the ecumenical services.
Full Spectrum Protests in Lake Forest at Election Debate. (tags)
LAKE FOREST, OC Saturday, August 16, 2008 – Caller to IMC Newsroom reports a wide range of demonstrators outside the entrance to the event. About 500 there now.
Camping, Hiking in Los Angeles County (tags)
Some day the campgrounds will re-open
FILIPINO COMMUNITY MARKS 62nd YEAR OF THE RESCISSION ACT (tags)
REMEMBER THE RESCISSION ACT! The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) an alliance of veterans, community, youth, students and other groups will hold a two-day event recognizing the contributions of Filipino veterans of WWII, as well as the injustices they continue to endure. On February 18, 1946, 672 years ago, the 79th US Congress passed the infamous Rescission Act that removed the recognition to 250,000 Filipino American veterans who served during the Second World War. The first event called JFAV EDUCATION AND ACTION FORUM will be held on February 18 from 9:00 to 2:00 PM at the Lake St. Park Community Center . The forum seeks to study more about the Filipino Veteran's Struggle and strategize ways to gain justice and equity in 2008 The second mass action will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 from 8 AM to 12 PM. Called the MARCH FOR EQUITY AND JUSTICE, the JFAV is calling on everyone join in calling for full recognition, benefits, and family reunification for Filipino Veterans.
In Search of Green Resolutions: The Ride (tags)
Join C.I.C.L.E. and friends as we explore the Silver Lake and Los Feliz neighborhoods by bicycle in search of green and sustainable living ideas on our Urban Expeditions “Green Resolutions Ride”.
Spring Break Vacation / Volunteering (tags)
Spring Break offers an opportunity for environmentally active individuals to perform a working, week-long vacation in the Crystal Lake Recreation Area performing the restoration of a much-loved and much-used hiking trail.
People’s CORE YMAP SCREENING OF YOUTH VIDEO DOCUMENTARIES, JUNE 29 in L.A (tags)
People's C.O.R.E. (Community Organization for Reform and Empowerment) Youth Media Arts Project (YMAP) will be holding “Scene on the Screen”, a youth-initiated and produced video documentary screening. This will take place on June 29, 2007 7:30 pm at Lake St. Park, 227 N. Lake St. Los Angeles, CA 90026. YMAP’s program provides technical training in the art of video documentary production. Students have gained the knowledge and skills to produce their own video documentaries covering community issues. It is a training using up-to-date industry standard technology and professional level equipment.
Los Angeles: Crystal Lake Update (tags)
The effort to rebuild and restore continues.
Lake Forest: Crackdown on Day Laborers (tags)
Minutemen, OC Sheriffs, and a private security company are working hand in hand to harass day laborers.
All is set for the 6th JFAV Annual Veterans Day Parade on November 11, 2006 (tags)
“”Family Reunification and Veterans Equity, Now! The Historic Filipinotown is all set for the 6th JFAV Annual Veterans Day. The 6th Annual Veterans Day Parade and Community Health Fair in Historic Filipino town in Los Angeles will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2005 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.The annual community event will start with the unveiling of the Filipino World War II Memorial Monument at the Lake Street Park 227 N. Lake St. at 9:00 in the morning. The memorial monument is a tribute of the City of Los Angeles to honor the contribution of Filipino Word War II veterans during the Second World War. Invited guests are Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, federal,state and city officials. Philippine Consulate officials, Filipino veteran, community, youth and student leaders
Lost Ridge Trail Almost Completed (tags)
Trail Building in the San Gabriel Mountains.
MinuteKKKlan Project in Lake Forest on July 4th! (tags)
Don't tell anybody, but Jim Gilchrist and other members of the MinuteKKKlan Project will be participating in the Independence Day parade in Lake Forest on July 4th!
Silver Lake / Echo Park Area Students Join Nation Wide March. (tags)
March 27th Greater Los Angeles 9a.m.
High and middle school kids take on Washington in the struggle for immigrant rights. Overcoming school lock-ins an estimated one hundred fifty students travel down Sunset Blvd to later rally with 35,000 downtown.
Minutemen Driveby Slap in Lake Forest (tags)
Day laborers and Pro-migrant supporters keep minutemen at a distance
Demonstrate against the SOS/Minuteman supporters (tags)
We're asking that activists from all over Southern California come out this Saturday to help monitor and demonstrate against the SOS/Minuteman supporters that are harrassing the day laborers in Lake Forest.
Racists to rally at Lake Forest Day Laborer Center tommorrow (tags)
Racists to rally at Lake Forest Day Laborer Center tommorrow.
Nazi Rally in Lake Forest (tags)
Nazi Rally in Lake Forest. Come protest the next David Dukkke.
return Medicine Lake to native people (tags)
Calpine's proposal for geothermal drilling of Medicine Lake was pulled from the agenda in Sac Water Quality meeting. Now would be a good time to find a way to protect the healing waters of Medicine Lake before Calpine tries again to push development (they will, nature of the corporate beast)
Indigenous People's Day (tags)
How do European immigrants with any consciousness address the genocidal acts committed against the Indigenous Peoples of this land called North America?
gw bush visits Westlake August 24 -WELCOME HIM! (tags)
reported in the ventura star free press that GW Bush will appear sat Aug 24 at Lake sherwood country club [I think in westlake] at republican fundraiser for simon. we have about 10 days to organize a protest so large he will have to cancel his appearance. Let the oil tyrant know that there is still some democracy left in the streets! Not in my county!