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.
Indymedia On Air coverage of Occupy Movement and Hack Meet (tags)
Radio program on the occupations
Indymedia on Air - Occupy LA Day 3 (tags)
Tune in to KPFK 90.7 Monday nights at 8:30 to hear Indymedia on Air with hosts: Chris Burnett and Bronwyn
MTV's The Dudesons Offends Many American Indians (tags)
Many American Indians are offended by a recent episode of MTV's The Dudeson's. It concerns four buffoonish Finnish men who visit Buffalo Hills, California in the hopes of becoming “honorary Native Americans.” Their “rites of passage” include riding a canoe down a normally waterless hill, a "rite" called "Balls of Steel," and another that involves “Indians” breaking other “Indians” out of jail. A demonstration outside MTV's Music Awards is being planned for next weekend.
West LA Community Fights to Stop Corporate Jets at Santa Monica Airport (tags)
WEST LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2010 – Residents of West Los Angeles neighborhoods impacted by the increase in corporate jet traffic at the Santa Monica airport held a press conference and marched to the airport this Sunday. The 70 year old Santa Monica airport which was once a relatively quite airport for small single engine private planes has become the nation’s busiest small airport for large corporate jets in within a densely populated residential area.
Riverside; TXI Hexavalent Chromium Cement Dust "Reduced" (tags)
In the past year following a legal settlement, TXI Riverside cement pays 1 million and agrees to clean up of hexavalent chromium laced cement dust, though could be planning a future shut down and eventual conversion of the factory to an EPA Superfund site..
Rancho Cucamonga has poisonous, cancer-causing air (tags)
A local steel company is polluting the air.
Love vs. Drones at Creech Air Force Base (tags)
NevadaDesertExperience.org is hosting a 10-day vigil at Creech AFB while also hosting the annual Sacred Peace Walk during these interfaith holidays.
Southern CA Afghan Americans protest the US bombing of Afghan civilians (tags)
This past Sunday about 200 Afghans protested the US war on Afghanistan in front of the Federal Building in Los Angeles. (10 min video)
Saving the South Central Farm: Listening to the Land (tags)
To many, it looked like the Struggle to Save the South Central Farm was defeated, a dream buried beneath the treads of the bulldozers that plowed the Farm under following the brutal invasion of an army of LA County Sheriffs crushed the resistor's encampment, turning the land from a liberated zone into an oppressive, occupied one. But all that could change. Here's why, and how you can help make it change.
KPFK - not coming clean yet... but we keep hoping.... (tags)
KPFK is too secretive and becomes frightened when one person reveals what is 'going on'....hypocrisy doesn't do it at KPFK...come clean finally please !
Violation of Human Rights in CA: Interview with UN International Attorney, Karen Parker (tags)
A raging human rights battle is brewing between the Department of Energy and the people of the greater San Francisco/San Jose area. Citizen activists and environmental rights groups are up in arms over the right of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to explode toxic and radioactive materials into California’s air.
U.S. Military Being Sent to the Border with Mexico (tags)
They are being staged and immediately available as emergency "on call" units for use against terrorist threats on the nation's border and local disasters, said Gen. Victor E. Renuart Jr., commander of United States Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Commander
STAR WARS PROTEST: Vandenberg Air Force Base (tags)
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, CA: On the 25th anniversary of the ICBM program at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, activists gathered to march and rally in support of nuclear disarmament in outer space.
Worse than Katrina: Burned-up Residents Fault Officials for SD's Devastating Fires (tags)
Worse than Katrina: Burned-up Residents Fault Officials for San Diego's Devastating Fires Earlier Recommendations Ignored by Governor; Equipment, Personnel Unavailable, Undeployed, Late in Coming “It’s like Armageddon,” Jill Michaels said, after watching her home burn to the ground in the Harris fire. In the early hours of the worst fire in California history, the Michaels family received no evacuation warning and found exit routes blocked, forcing them to turn back to their home in Potrero. Now, the Michaels are among half a million evacuees who have fled four raging wildfires, the worst fire disaster in California history. Worse even than the 2003 Cedar fire, which until now held that shameful record.
Indymedia On Air - July 9, 2007, Part 2 (tags)
The lives of transgender people in Los Angeles
Indymedia On Air - July 9, 2007, Part 1 (tags)
The lives of transgender people in Los Angeles
Indymedia On Air - June 11, 2007, Part 2 (tags)
Part 2: Continued interview with Molefi Ndlovu of South Africa Indymedia; Interview with Dr. Joseph Gerson of AFSC and author of Empire and the Bomb
Indymedia On Air - June 11, 2007, Part 1 (tags)
Part 1: Media Minutes; interview with Molefi Ndlovu of South Africa Indymedia, by Sokari Ekine of Pambazuka News
Indymedia On Air - Jan 8, 2007, part 2 (tags)
Part 2: reading and readers in our society, geosequestration
URGENT! QUALITY OF COMMUNITY IN DANGER, MORE (tags)
Reach out and help your community to survive and stop the pollution of the environment and air particles that may cause harm to humans living in the surrounding areas: URGENT WHEN: OCT 12, THURSDAY TODAY AT 7:00 P.M. TONIGHT MEETINGS OUR LADY OF TALPA AUDITORIUM 4TH STREET, BETWEEN SAVANNAH AND EUCLID STREET. ACROSS THE STREET FROM EVERGREEN PLAYGROUND. Meeting with leaders of the community, Jose Huizar Councilmen, and owners of the property on Euclid and 4th, planning to built a high density antennas in our back yards. Come and meet the person(s) that want to do this structure. The resident have several concerns AND MORE, do you have questions and concerns, come and ask and make elected or commission people accountable to insure the safety of our community.
Poor and Elderly Die in California Heat Wave (tags)
The deaths during California's recent heat wave were due to market forces not natural causes
KPFK off the air, tech problems (tags)
At 2:25 pm 7/7/06 KPFK has been of the air since about 6:30 AM
City of Los Angeles Guilty of Enviornmental Racism in South Central Los Angeles (tags)
A. tearing down South Central Farm (14 acre clean air producing sanctuary) B. replacing this with Warehouses, which bring in Diesel Trucks C. the single most dangerous community to live in for air pollution cancer risks just got more dangerous
Sustainable Toy Drive Bike Ride (tags)
Say no to pollution, no to oil wars, no to hostile roadways and yes to families in need, yes to clean air, and yes to friendly sustainable transportation. .
SGV 9-11 Truth Movement Gets Rolling (tags)
Approximately 20 9/11 Truth activists and concerned individuals from around the area turned up at the corner of Main and Garfield in Alhambra on Sunday morning to draw attention to the glaring inconsistencies, distortions and omissions in the official government version of the events that attempt to explain the tragedy of September 11, 2001.
Maxine Waters - Out of Iraq (tags)
Congresswoman Maxine Waters makes a presentation against the war in Iraq.
KPFA listeners mobilize to return Bill Mandel to the air (tags)
Bill Mandel supporters fight to get him back on Pacifica's air. They met with KPFA management in Berkeley in March. See video and stills of the meeting at http://www.indybay.org/news/2005/03/1729636.php Mandel, Gerald Sanders (Pacifica Board member), and Jack Heyman (ILWU) on their way to the meeting.
JOIN CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS IN CARSON! (tags)
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE FORUM
Anti-Reagan Protest 611 (tags)
Leimert Park Anti-Reagan Protest
Behind the Scenes at “Democracy Now!” (tags)
Sonali Kolhatkar interviews Amy Goodman and David Goodman on “Uprising”, KPFK. Produced by Thatcher Collins. Monday, April 19th, 2004 KPFK studios, Los Angeles, CA. Subjects covered: Amy's early academic work, her approach to journalism, coverage of insiders turned dissidents, Mumia, Michael Moore, collectively run media, and sleeping.
Hydrogen HUMvee Highway 2 martial law (tags)
Arnold's recent visit 2 UC Davis heralded his hydrogen highway HUMvee plan 4 CA. The water needed 4 the hydrogen fuel cells no doubt diverted from the local rivers?
The liar and thief has landed - the protests have started (tags)
LOS ANGELES -- President George W. Bush will be in Los Angeles Wednesday
Tracking Bush in LA (tags)
The president is scheduled to land at the Los Angeles International Airport in Air Force One shortly before 1:00 p.m
Green Party Presidential Candidate speaks in Santa Monica (tags)
Jan. 8: The Westside Greens host Green Party Presidential candidate Kent Mesplay, who will be speaking and answering questions about his campaign.
Protest LA Auto Show (tags)
Our over reliance on cars endangers us all. Pollution from our primitive, gas-guzzling vehicles poisons our air and damages our health. The economy shudders with every increase in fuel costs.
WEDNESDAY: Help Save Recordings of 50 Years of Voices of Dissent (tags)
Half Century of Leading ‘Voices of Courage and Dissent’ To Air in Marathon National Broadcast to Benefit the Preservation of the Pacifica Radio Archives One of the Nation’s Oldest and Most Valuable Audio Collections Historic Rare Recordings will Air on 5 Stations Wednesday Nov. 19th
Market Forces Fed SoCal Flames (tags)
Mike Davis on the wildfires in Southern California "A market-driven recipe for disaster"
Air quality on I-5 corridor (tags)
The Interstate 5 corridor through the Rogue, Sacramento and San Joaqin Valley causes air quality issues compounded by sprawling cities from Medford, Redding and Sacramento south to LA..
State firefighters rejected air drop request (tags)
tate firefighters rejected air drop request for Cedar Fire because of night regulations
Could Russian 'waterbomber' save California? (tags)
Congressmen say feds resisting massive jet that will douse wildfires
Forest Service Ignores Offers Of Russian Help With Fires (tags)
Forest Service Ignores Offers Of Russian Help With Fires
Information on fires (tags)
Mainstream media makes it practically impossible to find out actual information about the fires. They prefer to concentrate on decontextualized human interest stories instead of providing sources of information. So, for those of us that like data here's some links to find out about the fires
California Attorney General rips EPA on Clean Air Act (tags)
Lockyer called the EPA's logic absurd and said its decision will contribute to "additional pollution of the planet, pollution of California and harmful health effects to people and the other species with which we cohabitate."
California Environmental Programs (tags)
California Environmental Programs Face Major Cuts In Midst Of Budget Debacle
Californians Send 42% Of Their Refuse To Recyclers (tags)
The "power suit" is threatened by air agency rule, say LA drycleaners.
Wlimington residents protests against the use of Hydrofluoric Acid at Refinerys (tags)