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Minnesota Racist Churches (tags)
Church in Golden Valley, MN has racist basketball hoop.
Activists Mark 150 Years Since Chimney Rock Massacre (tags)
Sunday, February 12, 2017
LUCERNE VALLEY - Nearly one hundred-fifty years after the tragedy, a group of activists gathered at the site of what was likely the largest massacre in the recorded history of Southern California.
Visitors from the Pomona and San Bernardino Valleys joined High Desert locals for a quick visit to the dual monuments marking the location, and subsequently for lunch, conversation, and prayer for the dead nearer to the "Chimney" rock formation.
Prop 60, Condom Law (tags)
I was basically ignoring this, but people tell me to vote "no".
Greedy Country Sells Green Cards to Rich People (tags)
The lesser known, and upsetting reality of immigration: the system caters to the rich.
Greed Energy Update (tags)
A wind energy farm has desecrated sacred sites and damaged the environment in Ocotillo Valley. Also, it's dubious if any alternative energy generated has offset the fossil fuel required to build and maintain the project. The 2013 film Greed Energy documents resistance to the farm, which this article further explores and updates.
R.S.V.P. OEHHA Synthetic Turf Study Workshop (tags)
OEHHA, under a contract with CalRecycle, is holding a workshop for the public and interested parties regarding a new study of the potential health effects associated with the use of recycled waste tires in playground and synthetic turf products. Details of the study, including background info, is below.
Protesters Enact Symbolic "Die In" to Unwelcome Narendra Modi to Silicon Valley (tags)
Over 2000 vibrant protesters from many different Indian American communities joined together outside the SAP Center in San Jose to counter Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of "Digital India" and Hindutva. They raised many issues with Modi's leadership, ranging from forced conversions to Hinduism, Internet surveillance, arrest of political bloggers, harassment of human rights activists, blind eye to rapes, dispossession of small farmers, rewriting of Indian history, and the 2002 Gujarat massacre.
Snake Valley Festival in Baker NV fights SNWA ‘Water Grab’ (tags)
The annual Snake Valley Festival held in Baker, NV featured signs focusing on protecting local aquifers from the Southern Nevada Water Authority's proposed pipeline to Las Vegas. Residents of the Snake and Spring Valleys are trying to raise awareness that if the SNWA pipeline is built the water beneath their feet will be taken to Las Vegas for the benefit of golf courses, fountains and other unsustainable development. Entire spring fed ecosystems will collapse and species like the spring snail risk extinction. Public comment sessions will be held throughout Nevada in the coming few weeks to address the concerns about aquifer depletion by the SNWA pipeline.
Israeli Ethnic Cleansing (tags)
Planned Israeli Jordan Valley Annexation? (tags)
Firing Up Action On Climate Change (tags)
As wildfire season commences in California, a local group of citizens is stepping forward on May 29 to ask Rep. Judy Chu of Pasadena to address the cause of the increase in fires by taking a leadership role in Congress on climate change legislation and resources, including ending the sequester which harms California's ability to combat fires..
SNWA Whistleblower Shows Ratepayers Bilked for Spring Valley Ranches (tags)
The Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) has used rate hikes and government subsidies to purchase ranches at six times above market value to appear as landholders for water rights for their proposed pipeline. An employee of the SNWA turned whistleblower has come forward with evidence of bribery of local officials and yearly losses of money on the SNWA ranches. In related news Sen. Mike Roberson introduced SB 232 with bipartisan support to require greater transparency by the SNWA and would require the water authority to obtain approval from the PUC before increasing water rates.
Water Theft from Aquifers Benefit Developers at Expense of Ecosystems (tags)
Water theft from rural aquifers for the short term benefit of Las Vegas developers is a crime against the ecosystems and human communities that depend upon their water for survival. The theft of the aquifer water by SNWA is a sequel of the Owens Valley water grab by LADWP nearly a century ago. Any ELF actvists looking for training sites have over 200 miles of practice targets if this pipeline goes through. Maybe someone should send LADWP a message that water theft can be stopped by preventing transport. When the pipeline is ruptured in numerous places this water theft will become a more costly endeavor! The LADWP and SNWA needs to stop stealing water from aquifers and desert lakes!
Retenes 4-6/jan/2013 (tags)
No vienen tantos en este fin de semana pero sí hay algunos, con cuidado.
There aren't that many this weekend, but there are some, so be careful.
BLM Support of SNWA Pipeline is "Pure Folly" (tags)
The decision last week by the BLM to support the SNWA pipeline shows their disregard for science and inability to protect species that are under their watch. The developers who plan projects like Coyote Springs 50 miles north of Las Vegas are dependent upon this pipeline, NOT Las Vegas. Just more hype so that some developers (Whittemore/Seeno/etc...) can profit at the expense of the desert spring ecosystems in Snake and Spring Valleys. There isn't enough water in these aquifers to support the suburban sprawl of Coyote Springs 100,000 homes, golf courses, etc...
No Relief for Palestine in New Year (tags)
Goshute Tribes Fight SNWA Pipeline to Vegas (tags)
The clock is ticking on the 60-day review period for the environmental assessment report on a controversial water pipeline along the Nevada-Utah border that the Goshute Confederated Tribes say would draw down their own water supplies and impede economic development as well as compromise sacred sites. The eight-foot-diameter pipeline would carry water 300 miles from eastern Nevada to Las Vegas, pumping about 84,000 acre-feet of water annually from Goshute and other tribal lands.
Retenes fin de semana de la Independencia / Independence Day checkpoints (14-15/sep/2012) (tags)
Muy pocos retenes se anuncian para este fin de semana pero seguro que habrá más de los anunciados. Si miras un retén en su vecindario, usa esta información para avisar a la gente de tu comunidad. Lo que hemos notedo en Checkpoint response es que en base de estas redes de comunicación, se ha podido forjar comudidades que resisten activamente estas práticas policiales y que avanzan la causa de derechos humanos. Para mayor información , escribe al correo electrónico email@example.com
Few checkpoints are announced this weekend but there are certain to be more. If you see a checkpoint in your neighborhood, use that information to warn those in your community. What we've noticed at Checkpoint response is that communities that actively resist these police practices and that advance human rights can be built upon upon those communication networks. For more information, write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Retenes este fin de semana / This weekend's checkpoints (16-18/ago/2012) (tags)
La Oficina estatal de Seguridad de Tránsito acaba de anunciar las agencias becadas para este año. ¿Recibió una beca la localidad donde usted vive? Véase la página web para informarse: http://www.ots.ca.gov/Media_and_Research/Press_Room/2012/doc/2013_Grant_list_by_region.pdf
Nosotrxs en Checkpoint response nos hemos percatado de que no todas las agencias de orden público están cumpliendo con la ley AB353 como se debe. (La ley permite que a un conductor detenido en un retén cuyo único delito es manejar sin licencia llame a alguien con licencia para recoger el auto.) Si cae en un retén, tiene que reclamar su derecho de llamar a alguien más porque no le van a informar. Y si no le permiten ejercer ese derecho, favor de informarnos a nosotros o a tu organización local. Manda un correo electrónico a email@example.com.
The California Office of Traffic Safety just announced the agencies that will be receiving grants this year. Did your local agency or university receive a grant? Check the list on the website to find out: http://www.ots.ca.gov/Media_and_Research/Press_Room/2012/doc/2013_Grant_list_by_region.pdf
We at Checkpoint response have found out that not all the law enforcement agencies are following the AB 353 law like they should. (That is the law that permits drivers who get caught going through checkpoints without licenses to call a licensed driver to get the car.) If you go through a checkpoint, you must speak up in order to exercise your right, because the police are not informing people of their options. And if they do not allow you to call a licensed driver, please inform us or your local organization. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BLM’s new “alternative” on Vegas pipe (tags)
Ever heard of the Council on Environmental Quality? Chaired by former LA Deputy Mayor Nancy Sutley, it’s a White House office that according to its website ”coordinates Federal environmental efforts.” To judge by a recent update from the Bureau of Land Management, Sutley’s office may just hold the key for a compromise in a long-running battle over rural groundwater between Utah and Nevada. Using powers supposedly afforded by the Council, the Bureau is adding a new alternative to an environmental impact statement that may allow Vegas to pump and Utah to keep its water too. The only clear loser is the environment.
Pomona City Council Chooses Trash Over Residents (tags)
Monday, July 16, 2012
POMONA, California - A city council meeting to decide the fate of a proposed waste transfer station in the city's impoverished east end became contentious as various factions interacted at a pre-meeting rally. After a long corporate presentation and an even longer public comment period, the council voted against the vast majority of the community to approve the project. Protest, including some shoving involving police, ensued.
No SNWA Pipeline! Let's Keep the SPRING in Spring Valley! (tags)
539 members of the Goshute tribe in western Utah are all that stand between the Southern Nevada Water Authority and a proposed multi-billion-dollar pipeline that would “pump billions of gallons of groundwater” from the Goshutes’ home in Spring Valley “to parched Las Vegas,” in a 92" wide pipe that would run for 300 miles.
Goshutes battle to save their sacred water from SNWA pipeline (tags)
Elders of the Goshute Nation and many scientists agree that removal of aquifer water from eastern Nevada with the SNWA proposed pipeline for Las Vegas suburban development will destroy the spring fed ecosystems that the goshute have depended upon for their cultural and physical survival. Preparations for spiritual and mental battle to protect sacred Goshute water are beginning.
May 1 General Strike 'four winds' meetings (tags)
Five important meetings tonight in east, south and west LA, the San Fernando Valley, and downtown about making plans for the May 1 General Strike four winds caravans and convergence.
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.
NV State Engineer Rules Against Goshute Tribe and in Favor of SNWA Pipeline (tags)
The Nevada State Engineer's decision last week supports the SNWA proposed pipeline despite numerous objections from the indigenous Goshute Nation and many other scientists who warn that the finite aquifers of the Snake and Spring Valley targeted by the SNWA pipeline would not sustain this amount of extraction without causing ecosystem collapse as springs dry and species become extinct. It could be said that removal of water from the sovereign Goshute Nation by the SNWA is a form of cultural genocide.
Occupy for Prisoners (tags)
Monday, February 20, 2012
RANCHO CUCAMONGA - Demonstrators from Occupy Riverside and Occupy San Bernardino Valley joined forces to express their solidarity with people detained at West Valley Detention Center, the main detention facility for the western portion of San Bernardino County.
Privatized Police (tags)
A commentary on the San Diego Police Foundation and how its existence and activities demonstrate the extent to which the police have become an expeditionary force for the 1 percent and are able to avoid public accountability.
Massive Wind Storm Hits San Gabriel Valley Area (tags)
PASADENA, December 2, 2011, 7:00pm – Much of the San Gabriel Valley area was hit with a wind storm of unprecedented force Wednesday night. At the time of this post 100,000s of people in the area effected are still without power.
About Chabil Utzaj and Polochic Valley (tags)
Taken from Nuestro Diario, Guatemala
More Local Occupations (tags)
This is a semi-complete list of local Occupations.
Response 2 SNWA; NO Water Theft 4 Developers! (Part 2) (tags)
Response 2 SNWA; NO Water Theft 4 Developers! (tags)
This report is one of many public comments given throughout several locations in Nevada in opposition to the proposed SNWA 300 mile pipeline from the Snake and Spring Valley aquifer system to provide water for developers like Harvey Whittemore (Coyote Springs, U.S. 93 & NV 189), KB Homes and other developers interested in furthering the suburban sprawl outside of Las Vegas despite many homes remaining unoccupied and in foreclosure. The developers revealed their true motives as the only comments in favor of the SNWA pipeline were from homebuilders associations and other construction related industries.
Public Comment Needed on SNWA Snake Valley Pipeline to Vegas! (tags)
Another chance for members of the public to comment to the BLM and share their views on the proposed SNWA pipeline from Snake and Spring Valley aquifers to the Las Vegas region. Please request the BLM take the NO ACTION alternative and deny the pipeline access across public lands held by the BLM. We do not need any more aquifers being overdrafted for extra golf courses and suburban sprawl development (ie., Coyote Springs from Harvey Whittemore), we need flowing springs and seeps for our ecosystems!
Head shots of the TSA thugs on Valley Metro Trains (tags)
Head shots of those TSA and Homeland Security thugs on a Valley Metro Light Rail train
Stealing Palestinian Land Dunam by Dunam (tags)
Rally March 2nd "Day of Action: Defend Public Education & Health and Human Services (tags)
Rally March 2nd "Day of Action: Defend Public Education & Health and Human Services and Push The CA Dream Act"
Western Shoshone Visit UN for Human Rights Review (tags)
Members of the Western Shoshone Defense Project traveled to Geneva, Switzerland to discuss the human rights record of the U.S. government pertaining to indigenous peoples. Despite the Treaty of Ruby Valley (1863) signed with the Shoshone Nation and the U.S., many harmful activities have been permitted to occur on Shoshone land "Newe Sogobia" including cyanide leach pit gold mining, military weapons testing, nuclear waste disposal and now the Ruby natural gas pipeline cutting through pristine sage grouse habitat and numerous indigenous archeological sites sacred to the Shoshone and Paiute.
cutest kittens in the valley (tags)
cutest kittens in the valley
Help Us Replant Palestine! (tags)
Join the Palestine Solidarity Project as we prepare to replant the Saffa valley, destroyed by settlers in 2009 and currently under threat of annexation by the Israeli military. Saffa is a Palestinian agricultural community at the edge of the illegal Bat Ayn settlement, and Saffa farmers are frequently subject to settler violence and harassment. A series of settler attacks in the summer of 2009 left several Palestinian farmers wounded and much of the land destroyed.
BTL:Seed Banks Challenge Corporate Control of Food Crops (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
JFAV-Island Pacific SuperMarket Held Bataan Day/Book Signing , April 11 (tags)
The Island Pacific Supermarket and the Justice For Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) held a Bataan Day Remembrance and a Book-signing last April 11, 2010 from 11:30 to 1;00 PM at Suite No. 3 Island Pacific SuperMarket in the valley. Scores of aging Filipino veterans and widows for the valley some of them in walkers, came for the event. One veteran. Lorenzo Sayson from the island of Negros complained that he and some veterans have not received their lump sum claims. The DVA has reported that 14,000 Filipino veterans from the Philippines have received their claims.
Nazi gets chased out of punk show in Apple Valley (tags)
A Nazi skinhead was chased out of Angels Roadhouse #2 in Apple Valley on Saturday, February 20th during a punk rock concert there.
Nazi Holocaust Deniers Move to Fountain Valley (tags)
The Nazi and Holocaust deniers of the Institute for Historical Review with it's Jew hating "director" Mark Weber have moved from its base in Costa Mesa to a new location in Fountain Valley, California.
Rainwater Harvesting; Alternatives to SNWA Pipeline Project (tags)
Another option for Las Vegas is to outfit roofs with rainwater harvesting systems, both for collecting water and to reduce runoff that creates flash floods. This would create jobs and result in permanant solutions to increasing water supplies, unlike the SNWA's proposed pipeline from the Snake Valley aquifer that would cost billions and most likely overdraft the aquifer in less than 10 years time. Though the pipeline's promise of indefinite future supplies (real or imagined) could make some developers like Harvey Whittemore happy in the short term!!
Retenes para el año nuevo / New Year's checkpoints (tags)
Careful folks. Tengan mucho cuidado raza.
Responding to Harmful Government Inaction, Protestors Stop Blasting on Coal River Mountain (tags)
Four Protestors are currently halting balsting on Coal River Mountain in Raleigh County, West Virginia. Two of the nonviolent activists are locked down to a drill rig while two others are offering direct support. This action is part of a larger campaign to end mountaintop removal in Appalachia.
Tempe Police compile secret dossiers on people that make complaints! (tags)
Hmmm ... the police and government compile secret dossiers on people that make complaints! Yes this is America in 2009 but its is still run like Nazi Germany or Stalins Soviet Union, and we just think we have rights
NV; New Cave Species at Risk from SNWA Pipeline (tags)
Two new cave species were discovered near Great Basin Natn'l Park's Lehman Caves, part of the same cave aquifer system that SNWA plans to pump billions of gallons away from with their proposed pipeline. The species found were a shrimp called an ostracod and a cave millipede. Both depend on groundwater in caves that would be taken to Whittemore's suburban sprawl developments outside of Vegas city limits.
SNWA's 300 Mile Pipeline to Las Vegas Faces Growing Opposition (tags)
At a recent SNWA board meeting, the SNWA's proposed 300 mile pipeline from Snake Valley aquifer to Las Vegas has met with a few bumps in the road, mainly strong public opposition and increasing hesitancy on the part of SNWA board members to jump into this plan without a safety net. Though the SNWA board voted to continue seeking an EIS for the pipeline, the reality of future costs and risks of an overdrawn aquifer made several board members question their previous zealotry in following Gen. Manager Pat Mulroy down her pipeline's path for much longer.
PRAYER RALLY TO REMEMBER RANO MASSACRE IN THE PHILIPPINES (tags)
THE infamous but almost forgotten Rano massacre in Digos City will mark its 20th year on June 25.
The Big Lie of Schwarzenegger and Corporate Agribusiness: Fish Vs. Jobs (tags)
Bill Jennings, chairman of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, has caught the Department of Water Resources, Governor Arnold Schwarznegger and Corporate Agribusiness in yet another "Big Lie."
Two Dozen Mexican Mafia and other Gangs and Associates Arrested on Federal Narcotic violat (tags)
The investigation was initiated early last year by the LAPD and the FBI’s Safe Streets Task Force to address gang-related crime in the San Fernando Valley. The investigation focused on identifying and disrupting drug trafficking organizations and related violence carried out by Hispanic gangs associated with the Mexican Mafia. Said, Michael Moore, Deputy Chief of LAPD’s Valley Operations Bureau.
The California Water Wars: Not A Conflict Between Fish and People (tags)
Is the cost of destroying the thousands of jobs provided to the economy by California and Oregon fisheries, the tourist industry, and Delta and Sacramento Valley farms worth providing subsidized water to corporate agribusiness to irrigate toxic, drainage impaired land on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley?
PRESIDENT OBAMA YouTUBES 4 U.S. KIDS !!! (tags)
HOW LONG DO AMERICA'S MIDDLE CLASS AND WORKING POOR HAVE TO WAIT FOR OUR U.S. CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS OF THE FREE WORLD TO BEGIN TO CARE ABOUT BRINGING EQUALITY INTO OUR U.S. DIVORCE COURTS NATIONWIDE ???
Gambling with Extinction; Snails, Dace, Chub & Trout Threatened by SNWA Pipeline to Vegas (tags)
Petition for endangered species status and a lawsuit by conservation groups to protect spring snails could delay or even stop the destructive aquifer draining pipeline to Las Vegas proposed by SNWA.
Celebration of the Achievements of Women as Peacemakers (tags)
Peace with Justice Center invites you to participate in an exciting gathering of Peace Activists during the week following the International Women’s Day for the celebration of the achievements of women as the peacemakers.
Stop Schwarzenegger's End Run to Build the Peripheral Canal (tags)
Join the campaign to stop Arnold Schwarzenegger's gutting of California's environmental laws to facilitate the building of a peripheral canal. Includes alternative farming methods to improve water conservation.
Help Las Vegas Conserve Water! No Aquifer Drawdown! (tags)
We need your help to protect the Snake and Spring Valley aquifers from being drawn down by Las Vegas water demands. One way people can help is to encourage a diversity of water conservation measures that Las Vegas and Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) could try as alternatives to pumping and draining distant aquifers yet intact. People are given the chance to send SNWA their ideas for abstracts for an upcoming Water Innovations Conference later in '09, abstracts due by 1/30/09. Even if you cannot go there, send them your ideas for water conservation anyway!!
REKONSENTRASYON NG LUPA SA CAGAYAN VALLEY (tags)
Lumalala ang unti-unting rekonsentrasyon ng mga lupain sa kamay ng mga bagong tipong panginoong maylupa sa Cagayan Valley. Naiilit ang mga lupa ng mga magsasaka o kaya’y naoobliga silang magbenta nito dahil hindi na nila mabayaran ang kanilang mga inutang. Ito ang inuulat ng isang bagong pag-aaral na nasagap ng Pesante-USA mula sa pahayagang lihim- ANG BAYAN, isyu na nailatahala nitong Disyembre 21, 2008.
AJLPP Condemns US War Games (tags)
As Philippine and US troops began Wednesday a two-week integrated ground and air training meant to improve their forces' skills in fighting terrorism and responding to disasters and security situations,the AJLPP condemns such acts of brazen military intervention in the Philippines. More than 60 military exercises or war games were conducted in the Philippines since the VFA was approved in 1999 according to AJLPP. The US-RP military war games commenced in the former US Clark Air base in Pampanga. It is now callled Diosdado Macapagal Airport after the current president 's father.
Snake & Spring Valley Aquifer Water Conservation (NV) (tags)
There are several reasons to avoid the proposed pipeline project diverting water from the Snake and Spring Valley aquifers to the Las Vegas region as planned by Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA). This report will provide background information as to the physical and geological characteristics of the two aquifers mentioned above, including ecological components most likely affected by potential overdraft from the SNWA pipeline.
California Water War Enters New Front with the 'Battle of the Reports' (tags)
The Public Policy Institute of California released a report advocating the construction of a peripheral canal on the California Delta, while two environmental groups, EDF and NRDC, released two separate reports recommending ways to provide enough water to both restore salmon and serve California's water needs.
San Fernando Valley (A)narchist Federation Meeting (tags)
San Fernando Valley (A)narchist Federation Meeting Saturday August 16, 2008 12PM-3PM VIN LOI TOFU RESTAURANT AND TOFU FACTORY
Aliso Creek Inn Restaurant Laguna Beach (tags)
The first thing that stuck us going into ALISO CREEK INN was the short drive in. It is in just far enough that you don’t hear the traffic from coast hwy. In a serine valley of gorgeous greens of Laguna Beach’s only gulf course and a majestic mountain view with the fresh water of Aliso Creek running through the beautiful length of the property, then empties into the Pacific Ocean, at one of the cleanest beaches in America, ("Aliso Creek Beach). This is truly a tranquil rustic resort in one of the few Canyon Resorts in all of Orange County
San Fernando Valley (A)narcho Meetup **August 9, 2008** (tags)
San Fernando Valley (A)narcho Meetup **August 9, 2008**
Sa pagtortyur at pagbimbin kay Kasamang Randy Malayao (tags)
Isang patunay muli ng pagiging berdugo at kriminal ng 5th Infantry Division ang nangyaring pagdukot, pagtortyur at patuloy na pagbimbin nila kay Kasamang Randy Malayao. Siya ay gumagampan bilang pampulitikang konsultant ng National Democratic Front-Cagayan Valley sa usapang pangkapayapaan nang di-makatwirang dakpin ng mga pinagsanib na ahente ng 5th Infantry Division at Criminal Investigation and Detection Group.
Salmon Closure 2008 - NEVER AGAIN: Ten Actions We Need to Take Now! (tags)
This is the final copy of the "Salmon Closure 2008 - Never Again" action alert from the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations. This alert provides you with 10 concrete actions that you take NOW to restore Central Valley salmon, now in an unprecedented state of collapse, and other imperiled salmon runs on the West Coast.
The Kids On Paper Holiday Cheer Project (tags)
Kids On Paper Bring The Gift Of Comics To Valley Hospitals For Valentine’s Day
Shocked by the Undercover Slaughterhouse Video? (tags)
HSUS' recent undercover investigation of a California slaughterhouse is making headlines around the world. Here are 5 things you can do to help end this kind of animal torture.
What Americans Need to Know About Islam (tags)
United Nations Association, Pomona Valley Chapter will present a special program with Imam Ali Siddiqui.
KIDS ON PAPER FLIES SANTA’S WHEELCHAIR INTO VALLEY HOSPITALS (tags)
“THE KIDS ON PAPER HOLIDAY CHEER PROJECT”: KIDS ON PAPER’S wheelchair-bound director Gary Cifra and his assistant director/wife Patty bring gifts of comic books and graphic novels to young hospital patients this December.
Santa Arrives by Wheel Chair (tags)
Kids On Paper Director Brings Comic Books and Holiday Cheer to Children in Valley Hospitals
5th Annual Panel Discussion: The State of the Indigenous People of North America (tags)
Basic rights of indigenous communities, including the right to land and to cultural identity - in the use of language, education and the administration of justice - are systematically violated (Amnesty International Report 2002). Native American men residing in South Dakota fare the worst, on average living only to age 58 while whites live longer to age 79 (Times, Sept. 25, 2006).
David Kelly: The belly-dancing spy whose secrets they just ignored (tags)
Charismatic and exotic, Ms Pederson was an Arab-American linguist whom David Kelly met in Iraq in 1998...Mai Pederson — a bellydancing US Army sergeant who, according to both her ex-husbands, is a spy with an astonishing ability to bewitch men.
A Town Beseiged: Potrero Residents Battling Blackwater Now Suffer Ravages of Wildfire (tags)
Potrero, California, the town that has gained national attention for standing up against Blackwater Worldwide's plan to build a private military-style training camp in their pristine backcountry community east of San Diego, now faces an even more formidable force. The Harris wildfire which began outside Potrero early Sunday morning has ravaged the small rural community, where many residents remain trapped without supplies four days after the fire began.
Where have all the Eucalyptus Trees Gone (tags)
Where have all the Eucalyptus Trees Gone ©Imam Ali Siddiqui, October 21, 2007
Public Hearings on Sacto/San Joaquin Delta Crisis (tags)
This includes a reportback of the recent public hearing (10/4) and info on the next public hearing (10/8) in Sacto Capitol to save the Sacramento and San Joaquin delta smelt from extinction, ideas for water conservation, etc..
NIFC FFV Video series #9 "Save Tara" (tags)
SAVE TARA ! This segments primary focus was on the ongoing effort to save Tara valley from destruction and the upcoming protests planned for Dublin,New York, California and Illinois.
Minutemen Provoke, Pepper Spray, in Simi Valley (tags)
SIMI VALLEY, California, Sunday, September 16, 2007: At 10 a.m., 40 pro-immigrant supporters and about 80 Minutemen and their supporters gathered on each side of the driveway leading to the parking lot of the United Church of Christ on Royal Avenue where Liliana took refuge from the Immigration Services. During the protest, a small group of three Minutemen came on the pro-immigrant side apparently to provoke. Pro-immigrant supporters complained to the Simi Valley PD, but to no avail. Despite the angry protests of immigrant supporters, the police didn’t force the Minutemen to move, Half an hour later at 11: 12 a.m. a Minuteman pepper sprayed Naui Hutizilopochtli, an immigrant activist, so badly that he had to be taken to the hospital by paramedics. The protests went on until 1 p.m. without further incidents.
9:50 pm BREAKING: Simi Valley anti-immigrants harassing Liliana at church (tags)
9:50 PM – A group of about 35 anti-immigrant protesters are harassing Liliana and her 5-month old baby, Pablito, at the United Church of Christ in Simi Valley at this time
MinuteNazis in Simi Valley! (tags)
MinuteNazis coming to Simi Valley this Sunday, Sept. 16, to terrorize Liliana and Pablito seeking sanctuary at the United Church of Christ. Arrive at 9 a.m. to help defend women and children against the racist hatred of the MinuteKlan!
San Fernando Valley City Council passes Bush Impeachment Resolution with unanimous vote (tags)
The San Fernando Valley City Council passed an impeachment resolution for President Bush with a unanimous vote on August 20, 2007.
AFP attack planes mobilized; 12 killed in NPA-military clashes (tags)
The area command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has mobilized attack planes and gunship helicopters to extend air support to the combat battalions currently pursuing communist insurgents in Compostela Valley province and Davao Oriental. Clashes between government troops and members of the New People’s Army (NPA) left four soldiers and eight rebels dead, military officials yesterday said. Lt. Gen. Rodolfo Obaniana, AFP’s Eastern Mindanao Command area chief, ordered Maj. Gen. Ernesto Boac, 10th Infantry Division (ID) commander, to use all available combat personnel and military bulldozers to “pin down” the communist rebels.
Local Soldier, Clayton G. Dunn, Killed in Iraq (tags)
On Saturday, Sgt. Dunn, 22, of Moreno Valley, and two other soldiers were killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle, while they were on patrol in Salah ad-Din province in Iraq.
PEACE ACTIVISTS TARGET CONG. HOWARD BERMAN (tags)
About 40 peace activists from multiple groups in the San Fernando Valley gathered in front of Congressman Howard Berman's home in Valley Village on Sat, May 26,2007. Berman did NOT VOTE on the supplemental Iraq appropriations bill HR2206 that funds the war without timelines for withdrawal. Groups represented included Neighborhood Peace and Justice, Progressive Democrats of America, Progressive Caucus CDP, So. Cal. Grassroots, Valley Democrats United. Photos: (c)2007 Linda Sutton
Campesino permaculture can save delta smelt from extinction (tags)
The major reason delta smelt face extinction is overuse of Sacramento Rio agua by agribusiness. Campesino permaculture, intercropping and polyculture teaches us how to reduce rio agua use and could save the smelt if applied soon!
COMPOSTELA VALLEY PROVINCE STILL IS THE VALLEY OF DEATH (tags)
Karapatan Southern Mindanao Region said today that Compostela Valley Province still bears the name it earned for what could only be blamed to the military ¡V the Valley of Death. This, the group said, is a result of the continued rule of military brutality and fascism in the area under 1001st Brigade-Philippine Army (PA) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The group based this observation from its four (4) months report in its monitoring of cases of human rights violations in the region from January 2007 to April 2007.
Phone Company Double Speak Allows Surveillance (tags)
department of homeland security is simply the melding of corrupt mexican/south american law enforcement with the bush drone/surveillance machine; its agents on the payroll around the country are putting spy devices on their neighbors for a few federal reserve dollars and using this as rationale to declare they are WORKING for the government and are not a white welfare state....nm governor cooperating with this byzantine corruption, using it to harass political opponents and activists, and to hide identities of people for various reasons....
Minutemen: Push comes to shove (tags)
Both sides escalate protest by screaming profanities This story appeared in the Antelope Valley Press on Sunday, January 21, 2007. By TITUS GEE Valley Press Staff Writer
New Year Destruction at the Hill of Tara, Ireland (tags)
In flagrant contempt of best archaeological and ecological practice, a systematic campaign of tree felling, earth clearance and monument removal has begun at the Hill of Tara. This is even before the Public Private Partnership (PPP) contract for the M3 Motorway, through the Tara / Skryne Valley, has even been signed. Daily protests are taking place, every 7am in the morning at the Hill of Tara car park.
SURGE FOR PEACE! - San Fernando Valley (tags)
[ And now, a message from the President of the United States: "After mah special speech on surging Eye-Rak, in which i'll be talkin bout my big plans fer VICTORY in that there country, which will include sending - oh, around twenty thousand more of yer kids to protect our oil fields - i hope you all will be inspired enough ta stay home and watch some good 'ol Merican telivision, or maybe go shoppin ta support my war effert. Just be sure NOT ta excersize yer right ta free speech - you wernt using that 'ol thing anyway - by going to tha Thursday Night SURGE FOR PEACE Vigil in the San Fernando Valley hosted by all them thar peace-niks. Jus go along with mah war plans, and everythin will be jus fine 'n dandy. Anyway, that's what Jesus done whispered in mah ear tha other night." ]
Local Soldier, Nicholas P. Steinbacher, Killed in Iraq (tags)
On Sunday a Crescenta Valley family received the news that their son, Nick Steinbacher, serving in Iraq, had been killed during a night patrol on Dec. 10. He had just celebrated his 22nd birthday on Dec. 8. Copyright © 2006 La Cañada Valley Sun
STOP THE POLITICAL KILLINGS NOW! (tags)
Once more, with deep sadness, the Philippine Peasant Support Network (Pesante)-U.S.A vigorously condemns the November 27, 2006 murder of Anthony Licayo , president of Gunglo Dagiti Mannalon peasant association in Cabirauan, Gonzaga, Cagayan Valley.
Dixie Chicks' less-than-full house (tags)
Let’s thank the Dixie Chicks for mixing work and politics and exposing George W. Bush for what he is, a tyrant, war criminal, and worst President in history.
Sergeant Dan Masters and his partner Robert Pargmann are against Prop 107 (tags)
Sometimes cops are actually on your side. In this case Sergeant Dan Masters and his partner Robert Pargmann are against Prop 107 which is a homophobic proposition which will make homosexuals 4th class citizens in Arizona.
Volunteer for Peace Candidate De Lear in Valley (tags)
If you would like to help us send the first Green to Washington D.C. and have a few hours a week to spare, please contact Alex at (310) 650-7481.
Peace Candidate De Lear in Valley--New Video (tags)
10 Minute Documentary for the Byron De Lear for Congress Campaign, Green Party, in San Fernando Valley, California available for streaming on YouTube and Google Video.
ANAKPAWIS LEADER KILLED IN DAVAO (tags)
ANAKPAWIS, a militant group representing the urban and rural poor, will be spearheading an indignation rally in Mawab, Compostela Valley Wednesday to condemn the murder of their municipal coordinator, Ranbert "Alvin" Placencia. Placencia, the militants say, is the 750th victim of extra-judicial killings since 2001.
Valley Park, PA enacts Joe Turner's/SOS law (tags)
Valley Park, Pensylvannia follows lead on illegal alien law; same law close to passage in several California cities
The Litani river is anti-semitic. (tags)
And everyone knows it. See how it refuses to flow into Israel. This will now be changed.
Solving ecological problems by restoring indigenous wisdom (tags)
Indigenous ecoknowledge can help in solving modern man-made problems with permaculture, decolonization, dismantling border fence, riparian floodplain restoration, etc..
Government - the cause of the IMMIGRATION problem, not the solution (tags)
Again government is the cause of the problem, not the solution. If immigration was legal none of these crimes would be happening! And in fact this criminal activity did not start to exist until the feds started enforcing the immigration laws with a heavy hand.
Sheriff Joe - One a**hole know world wide!!! (tags)
Radio station in Cagayan torched (tags)
Pesante-USA vehemently condemn the latest fascist attack against progressive party list organization BAYAN MUNA in Cagayan Valley, Northern Luzon. The latest is the burning of the radio station in Baggao, Cagayan.Eight armed men set a community radio station identified with the left-wing Bayan Muna party list in Baggao, Cagayan on fire Sunday morning, reports from the provincial police said.
Green syndicalist response to CA water board decision (tags)
The usually deaf (hard of hearing) official characters of the CA water board are directly responsible for the increased militarization of labor and ecoactivists in the pesticide soaked central valley..
Why is the Sheriff of Los Angeles County promoting Organized Crime? (tags)
Critics of Scientology's crimes and human rights abuses, and Leona Valley residents, announce a picket Of Sheriff Lee Baca's office
SMALL TOWNS COMING OF AGE DURING THE IMMIGRATION STRUGGLE (tags)
WHILE THE MEDIA FOCUSES ON URBAN CENTERS, SMALL TOWNS IN THE NATION TAKE TO THE STREETS AS WELL; A FIRST-PERSON, PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF ONE SUCH TOWN, COMING OF AGE DURING THE IMMIGRATION STRUGGLE
Abril 10 - Protesta HR4437 (tags)
Two places to go:
Conservation of Symbiotic Bees Pollinators and Vernal Pool Goldfields (tags)
Developers attempt to build sprawl-marts on top of critical habitat for a great many endnagered species in the Sacramento Valley's vanishing vernal pools. What are some reasons for protecting the valley's vernal pool biodiversity?
Valley Congressional Candidate replies to State of Union (tags)
Byron De Lear, Green Party candidate for Congress in the Valley's 28th District, is featured in Green video rebuttals to Bush's State of the Union speech.
Green Video rebuttals to State of Union speech (tags)
Byron De Lear, Green Party candidate for Congress in the Valley's 28th District, is featured in Green video rebuttals to Bush's State of the Union speech.
ITALIA Venaus - People win back the valley (tags)
On Wednesday night the Venaus post was cleared by the police. Between 3 and 4 a.m. the cops violently rushed against the demonstrators who were blocking the opening of the TAV yard. Several people have been injured, some of them have been bloodily hit.
SPRAWL ATTACK OR HOW TO DESTROY THE DESERT WITHOUT REALLY TRYING (tags)
I’m sure you’ll be thrilled to know that now if developers get their way, a new city of 45,000 people - urban sprawl with 15,000 houses, resorts and golf courses - would pave more than 7,200 acres of California open space in easter Riverside County's Shavers Valley, a natural scenic area in the Sonoran Desert 15 miles east of Indio.
Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)
Sgt. Jonathan Tessar, 36, a Green Beret who always wanted to be a soldier was killed Monday when an bomb detonated near a Humvee carrying the Simi Valley native and three other soldiers near Al Mahmudiyah, Iraq.
Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)
An Army Specialist from this Southern California desert town was among five soldiers killed by a powerful roadside bomb that shredded their heavily armored Bradley Fighting Vehicle during a recent operation in Iraq, military officials said.
George Bush Visits the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California (tags)
Among the people gathered to protest Bush, was Tim, John and Aaron, three members of Iraq Veterans Against the War. I had the chance to speak with Tim, John and Aaron as well as David, Sue and Rachel. Listen to the interviews to hear all of them call for an end to the War in Iraq, and much more.
FRIDAY: Protest Bush at Raygun Presidential Library (tags)
Friday, October 21, 2005 @ 10:30 AM-1:30 PM Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Madera at Wood Ranch Parkway Simi Valley, CA
Protest Bush: Friday 11am, Simi Valley (tags)
president BuSh is scheduled to be in the LA area this coming Thursday and Friday, October 20 and 21, 2005
Bush to Visit LA Area Thursday & Friday (tags)
Bush is scheduled to attend a fundraiser in Los Angeles for the Republican National Committee on Thursday and help cut the ribbon Friday at the opening of the new Air Force One exhibit at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley.
Central Valley Earth First!ers organizing (tags)
Earth First!ers are needed to organize in the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valley (aka Central Valley) to bring visibility to corporate logging corporations like Sierra Pacific Industries, suburban sprawl in wetlands habitat, potential extinction of endangered species as loss of vernal pools continues, effect of toxic pesticide drift used by corporate agribusiness, dams blocking anadromous fish migrations, etc..
Challenge to Minutemen; protest industrial agriculture (tags)
Instead of scapegoating immigrants, the Minutemen could focus their protests on the industrial agriculture corporations that exploit undocumented immigrants..
FBP May Be Run Out of Imperial Valley (tags)
Early reports from leaders of the anti-minutemen forces in Calexico indicate Friends of the Border Patrol rousted.
Say NO to Minutemen in Imperial Valley NOW (tags)
Friends of the Border Patrol using the Imperial Valley Press to seek support for using private residences for FBP.
Calexico Says No To Border Vigilantes (tags)
City officials put out the "Not Welcome" sign for Friends of the Border Patrol and the U.S. Border Patrol Auxiliary; Border Watch leader Andy Ramirez notes lack of volunteers. From "Minutemen in the Valley: Fact or fiction?" by Michael A. Salorio in the Imperial Valley Press, 7/10/05
TUES. 6/28: Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence Forum at the Onion (tags)
TUESDAY NIGHT FORUM AT THE ONION (http://webcom.com/onion) Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence Sexual assault can happen to anyone. No one should suffer alone. WHEN: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 at 7:30 PM WHERE: The Onion, Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society 9550 Haskell Ave., North Hills, 91343-2013 San Fernando Valley
They Spread Like Roaches! MinuteMenSos (tags)
Racist Heading to Victorville (tags)
People associated with S.O.S. and other hate groups will be have a rally in Victorville
Showdown in Coal Town: 16 Arrested in MJS Action (tags)
For the third time in one week, residents of the Coal River Valley of West Virginia and supporters from across the country met at Massey Energy's coal processing plant behind Marsh Fork Elementary School to demand that it be shut down and cleaned up. Sixteen of the 150 participants in the Mountain Justice Summer campaign were arrested as they attempted to deliver a list of demands to the site's supervisor. Earlier in the day two campaign participants delivered the demands directly to Massey's head offices in Richmond Virginia.
No surprise, Netkin is the guy who was arrested for driving into crowd (tags)
Valley dingbat Hal Netkin ran a phone bank during the mayoral election that called voters with automated anti-Villaraigosa messages. He's obsessed with immigrants and the mayor-elect, and on his website calls Villaraigosa "the MECHista mayor who virtually takes his orders from Mexico City." So, no surprise, Netkin is the guy who was arrested last night in Orange County for driving his van into a crowd of Latinos protesting an appearance by the head of the Minuteman Project.
For the Sake of the Kids: West Virginia Residents Confront Massey Energy (tags)
While Massey Energy stockholders met at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, parents, grandparents, and other residents of Coal River Valley, West Virginia rallied to oppose Massey's operations adjacent to Marsh Fork Elementary School. Two grandmothers and a third resident of the valley attempted to deliver a list of demands. The residents were met by the plant's head of security who refused to allow them to present their demands. When the residents again attempted to present their demands, they were arrested in a moving and dramatic act of civil conscience.
City of Simi Valley uses police to commit armed robbery (tags)
City of Simi Valley uses police to seize private property without due process.
Protest Nativists Coming to Baldwin Park (tags)
saveourstate.org, a group affiliated with the Minutemen border project, is opposing an artwork in Baldwin Park. Opposition in the area is calling for a counter protest.
Grow Jojoba and Decommision Klamath Dams in 2006 (tags)
If Klamath Valley farming collectives would grow jojoba, tepary bean and other CA drought tolerant natives, then there would be no need for maintaining the expensive dams on the Klamath River. The Klamth dams' FERC license expires in 2006, decommision dams and restore Klamath for salmon!!
Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)
Army Sgt. William Dean Richardson, of Moreno Valley, enlisted after the 9/11 attacks.
Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)
SIMI VALLEY -- Marine Lance Cpl. Juan C. Venegas was killed in combat in Iraq, officials announced Friday. He was the fourth Simi Valley serviceman killed in action since the war began.
MEChA Protests JROTC, War (tags)
Saturday, March 26, in the San Fernando Valley, about 80 to 100 members of MECha protested against the militarization of our schools and the war in Iraq.
Counter-Military Recruitment Action in SFValley (tags)
MEChA National Action taking place this weekend in the San Fernando Valley. Hundreds of students and community residents will converge and voice their opposition to the militarization of school campuses.
Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)
Simi sailor dies in Iraq crash John House leaves wife, newborn son
Antelope Valley Radical Network (tags)
The Antelope Valley Radical Network is made up of groups and individuals actively engaged in creating a healthier and more sustainable Antelope Valley, based on the principles of autonomy, self organization, and mutual aid. The purpose of this network is for local projects to find common ground and to work together against the overall problems, which are threatening our community. From poverty to police brutality, urbanization to unemployment, the problems are rampant, yet we will work to defend our communities from this ongoing repression.
Feeling Rios' Sacramento/San Joaquin Flood Pulse (tags)
Poem about Sacramento River (or other) salmon run blocked by dams, potential for valley permaculture, free flowing salmon supporting rivers, and independence from petroleum based fertilizer/pesticides..
Palmdale, Ca 11/26 - Truly Free Market (tags)
A beautiful fall day, provided us with a perfect backdrop this past Friday, when local community members converged on Courson Park to give and take various items at the "Truly Free Market" including; clothes, mattresses, food, electronics, children's toys, pots and pans, books, and various other items of use.
Feinstein deaf 2 Wintu and Palestinian voices, hears only $$$$ (tags)
CA Senator Diane Feinstein shows no concern for the original inhabitants of Palestine or Shasta County. Her campaign funding from pro-Israel AIPAC and Central Valley agribusiness could be blinding her to the objections of the Palestinians and the Winnemem Wintu..
Take Action Against Anti-union Policies At Wild Oats (tags)
The Ohio Valley I.W.W. calls a picket of Wild Oats Markets
Antelope Valley (truly) Free Market - call for support (tags)
This is a call out for support by anyone who can either 1) make it up to the AV for November 26 and lend (Wo)man power 2) Support us with actual items for the Free Market or 3) Help us with any and all information or ideas you may have that will help us with this event.
Say NO! To an other Silicon Valley (tags)
Making an other Silicon Valley in silence can turn out to be a slip up towards cold war.
Author Neiwert to Speak in Temecula Sept 24 (tags)
Journalist David Neiwert will be the featured speaker at the September informational meeting of Peace Works! in Temecula Valley on September 24, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Temecula United Methodist Church, and is a free event which is open to the public. David Neiwert is a journalist whose work has appeared in The Washington Post, Salon, and MSNBC.com. His latest book, "DEATH ON THE FOUR OF JULY: The Story of a Killing, a Trial, and Hate Crime in America", discusses hate crimes in a broad context as well as focusing on a particular July 4, 2000 incident in Ocean Shores, Washington.
March for Farmworkers (tags)
No Human Being is Illegal
CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS HONORS SUN VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL! (tags)
CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS HONORS SUN VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Save Sac/San Joaquin Valley Vernal Pools from $$prawl (tags)
Sacramento/San Joaquin Valley vernal pools are paved over by developers interested in making money off suburban sprawl, specific info on Shasta county..
Action Alert - Western Shoshone: War not just in Iraq (tags)
Crescent Valley, NV - The United States Congressmen are mirroring the same deceptive tactics in Western Shoshone territory in Nevada as in Iraq, said Western Shoshone as legislation was pushed to compensate tribal members for Aboriginal land in an effort to seize it and open it up for mining, energy and nuclear corporations. While Western Shoshone maintain their Aboriginal land claim secured by the Treaty of Ruby Valley of 1863, their sacred Yucca Mountain is being gutted for nuclear dumping, their horses and cattle seized to make way for geothermal industries and the earth mutilated for gold extraction. "If the war on terrorism is about protecting this country, then why is our own government trying to take away our homelands?" said Mary McCloud, Western Shoshone elder.
Peace Works! Sponsors "Roots of Violence" Series (tags)
Peace Works! in Temecula Valley presents the first guest speaker in our "Roots of Violence" series on Friday, June 25, at 7:00 p.m. The "Roots of Violence" series examines the way in which hatred of "the other" leads directly to threatened and actual violence.
New evidence: Saddam's WMD in Lebanon (tags)
Weapons transferred to Syria before war, then to Bekaa Valley Over the last few months, the U.S. intelligence community has received new evidence a sizable amount of Iraqi WMD systems, components and platforms were transferred to Syria in the weeks leading up to the U.S.-led war in Iraq, reports Geostrategy-Direct, the global intelligence news service.
Protest Police Murder of OC Youth- 5/15 (tags)
Native Oaks and Rice over GMO (tags)
Alternatives to GMO/GE agribusiness monoculture is found in nature's bounty of wild edible foods that can be included into permaculture farming..
Oaks and Permaculture in Sacto/San Joaquin Valley (tags)
Dependency on petrochemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides is part of the reason the US military is still in Iraq protecting corporations extracting petroleum from Iraqi oil wells. Growing oaks in the monoculture agribuisiness fields of the San Joaquin valley would help reduce our dependency on the petrochemically derived fertilizers..
AVC serving first Antelope Valley FNB (tags)
serving FNB this sat. the 17th at Eastide park lancaster 5pm
CALL FOR ENTRIES FROM INDIE FILMMAKERS & MUSICIANS (tags)
Do you have a great documentary or feature that's outside of the mainstream? Or maybe your film or music lyrics reflect current issues and events. It's time to be seen and heard! THE 2004 TEMECULA VALLEY INTERNATIONAL FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL IS CALLING FOR ENTRIES!
Temecula Night of Remembrance to Reflect on Year of War (tags)
The members of Peace Works! in Temecula Valley will gather on Saturday, March 20, 2004, at the Temecula Duck Pond Park to mark the anniversary of the start of the Iraq War. This special Night of Remembrance begins at dusk, 6:00 p.m., and will feature reflections on the human cost of war as well as hope for a world of peace.
INDYMEDIA MEETING HELD IN SACRAMENTO (tags)
Indymedia comes to the Central Valley
BE THE MEDIA (tags)
Organizing is under way to create a new Indymedia Center in the Central Valley. Here are the details about the meetings that have been set up to organize this project.
URGENT:Truckers Supporting Strikers Need Help (tags)
Support continued pickets at distribution centers. Don't let scab truckers get the upper hand; support striking truckers. Time is tight. Do it right now.
Pilgrimage for Human Rights (tags)
Activists from the Inland Empire and Los Angeles are uniting for a 4 day march in support of immigrant and worker rights, especially in support of SB 60 and the UFCW Grocery store workers.
San Joaquin Valley barren fields (tags)
When traveling through the vast San Joaquin Valley, one cannot help but noticing all the barren fields devoid of life. What happens to soil ecosystem biodiversity when exposed to UV radiation with no cover?
Democracy Or ‘The Lieberman Effect,’ The Choice Is Ours (tags)
All is not right in the valley. That’s right, all is not right in the valley of democracy. (In theory, that is.) That would be the assertion Democratic nomination presidential candidate Senator Joe Lieberman is ‘unintentionally’ conveying as he tries to distinguish his message from the growing ‘anti-occupation’ sentiment which grows amongst the Democratic primary faithful as mid-west Republican angst rises with President Bush’s domestic farm policies.
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..
Major US Vietnam War Atrocities Case Exposed by Ohio Newspaper (tags)
The Toledo, Ohio "Blade" has exposed a massive Pentagon coverup of US War Crimes in Vietnam that may have been even worse than the infamous My Lai massacre case.
CENTRAL VALLEY INDYMEDIA CENTER (tags)
An Indymedia center for the Central Valley in California came one step closer to reality at a meeting held last night in Modesto.
EMERGENCY TOWN HALL MEETING AGAINST IRAQ WAR & OCCUPATION (tags)
STOP THE WAR! NOT ONE MORE DEAD! BRING THE TROOPS HOME NOW!
S.F. Valley Peace Protest - Fri. Sept 19th. (tags)
87 BILLION FOR WAR!? WE WANT JOBS, SCHOOLS, HEALTHCARE! NOT ONE MORE DEAD BRING THEM HOME NOW OCCUPATION IS NOT LIBERATION
S.F. Valley Peace Protest - Sept 19. (tags)
Six-year-old Grace Robison holds a sign asking for the return of her soldier-father from Iraq, at an anti-war protest August 23, 2003. Robison's father, 1st Lt. Mike Robison, has been deployed in Falujah, Iraq since March and is now not scheduled to return to the U.S. until mid-December. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Free Market shorts on Nanotech--Government to the Rescue (tags)
The U.S. government is easily the nation's largest investor in nanotechnology, with The House of Representatives passing a bill to invest $2.4 billion in the next three years. "Private equity sources can't bridge the gap from the lab to products"
Next Stop: Lebanon (tags)
The Bush Junta and company's tirade would be getting old at this point, if it weren't for the thousands of innocent people getting needlessly slaughtered.
Rallies to be held in Riverside County to protest shooting death of Richard Burrola (tags)
Rallies are scheduled to be held to protest the shooting death of Richard Burrola by a deputy from the Riv. County Sheriff's Department
ALL-STAR JAM MUSIC EVENT HEADLINES CLOSING DAY AT THE TEMECULA VALLEY INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (tags)
Tommy Castro, Albert Cummings and Julianna Raye perform at the All-Star Jam at this year's 9th annual Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival.
Peace Works in Temecula Valley (tags)
Non-violence has a new name in southwest Riverside county: Peace Works in Temecula Valley. Growing out of the original Murrieta candlelight peace vigils, we are "people of the Temecula Valley working together as members of the global community to recognize and honor diversity and support active, peaceful responses to local, regional, and world conflicts." Won't you join us to make peace work in Temecula Valley?
Libraries are good (tags)
Every libertarian diehard who decries the government's involvement in anything beyond military defense is an avid user of public streets and highways--and thankful for their existence. The same can be said for national parks and libraries.
IsraHell's Wall of Shame (by Latuff) (tags)
Copyright-free artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed Israeli terror.
let's get civilaly disobedient! (tags)
Civil disobeience at military weapons manufacturer in the San Fernando Valley
Candlelight Vigil: Murrieta, California (tags)
In Murrieta tonight, we held a candlelight vigil that was, to the best of my knowledge, the first organized peace event in the valley between Elsinore and Temecula. A total of 72 people attended, everyone united with a common cause: peace.
Student walkout on Sepulveda Blvd. in SF Valley (tags)
Group of students protesting against war on Sepulveda Blvd. in San Fernando Valley on Wednesday afternoon
Update - Pomona RNs demand Union recognition (tags)
Update: Last September the nursing staff at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center held a union election and won by 120 votes! Management filed frivolous election objections....
ETNA VALLEY ANSWER TO THE ECONOMIST'S ARTICLE (tags)
According to a recent article published by the hand of The Economist, world’s leading economic weekly magazine, Sicily was defined “The Third World’s of Europe”, this burned a heavily flamed polemics. This Economist’s definition comes in very high contrast with accepted opinions shared by as many authoritatives sources like Financial Times and Wired that had claimed at the island a very consinstent role as an International New Economy Player, statement, this, endorsed and confirmed by KPMG research that assumpted that in the third millennium any hi-tech entrepreneur wanting to invest in Europe must invest in Catania.
PCC President Kossler as King of the Jewel of the Valley (tags)
Dr. Kossler was quoted as expressing a desire for PCC to be the "jewel" of the San Gabriel Valley. The PCC community demonstrates opposition to that desire and emphasizes the importance of people in education, as opposed to extravagant buildings.
Relatives and friends remember man slain by Moreno Valley Police (tags)
Family members and friends marched to Moreno Valley City Hall in memory of Dante Meniefield's death. But the question has yet to be answered, why did a police officer shoot a man to death, with his hands up?
PACIFICA ACTION: Join Rally against Ken Ford (tags)
Tuesday, July 10: Join actions against National Board member Ken Ford
Riverside District Attorney not to prosecute officer who shot Dante Meniefield (tags)
Throughout its history, the Riverside County District Attorney's office has never prosecuted a law enforcement officer for an on-duty shooting. Yesterday, prosecutors decided to keep that streak intact by deciding not to file criminal charges against Moreno Valley Police Department officer Robert Marks for killing an unarmed man with his hands up.
Moreno Valley government breaks silence on Meniefield shooting (tags)
It has been nearly a month since the shooting of Dante Meniefield by a Moreno Valley Police Department and the silence by city government was finally broken by Mayor Fleckinger at a city council meeting. But was it too little, too late?
Moreno Valley arrest Meniefield's relatives for trespassing at memory shrine (tags)
Three weeks ago, a Moreno Valley police officer shot Dante Meniefield to death, for trespassing in an abandoned apartment. Now, two of his family members have been arrested for a similar offense simply for visiting a shrine created in his memory to pay their respects.
Riverside Sheriffs Dept sees no criminal wrongdoing in Meniefield shooting (tags)
Riverside Sheriff's Department has decided not to recommend that charges be filed against Robert Marks for the fatal shooting of Dante Meniefield.
Protesters vow to keep marching after Moreno Valley police shooting (tags)
Tyisha Miller, Irvin Landrum, Hector Islas, the list grows of police killings in the Inland Empire. The name of Dante Meniefield was added to this growing list last Saturday, and hundreds of demonstrators have marched daily to the halls of power, for justice in his name.
Riverside County's latest police shooting (tags)
Before, police officers justified shootings, by saying "they were going for their gun." Now, they can shoot unarmed people to death simply for saying they were moving...
An Alternative Central Valley Perspective on the Democratic National Convention (tags)
Central San Joaquin Valley activists on the loose for D2KLA
WELCOME TO L.A (tags)