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Communications Workers of America District 9 Action at AT&T Shareholders (tags)
Observe Randall Stephenson and the AT&T Board of Directors and Shareholders; their connections to BIG MONEY. Learn about their efforts to silence the voices of labor and progressive shareholders seeking transparency in their political donations and lobbying.
REMEMBERING CARLOS BULOSAN (tags)
A re-assessment of Carlos Bulosan's life and works in the context of his birth anniversary this November and Filipino-American Month.
RE-VISITING CARLOS BULOSAN (tags)
Reviewing Carlos Bulosan's life and work in commemoration of his birth anniversary November 1911.
California governor vetoes bills tied to individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act (tags)
California is proceeding with caution in fulfilling the requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Gov. Jerry BrownJerry Brown vetoed Assembly bills 961 and 1461 last week to prevent unintended consequences of how the ACA could be changed depending on who will be in the White House after November.
One Step Away from Protecting Muslim Calif. Workers' Rights (tags)
Throughout the year, CAIR-California has actively worked to mobilize community support in passing of Assembly Bill 1964 (the Workplace Religious Freedom Act). Your response to our call has been overwhelming.
National Human Rights Conference Comes to Los Angeles (tags)
Conference Moved from GA in Solidarity with Just Immigration Policies
Live Reporting from the Wisconsin Protests (tags)
Madison, Wisconsin IMC is offline right now- however there are other NONCORPORATE places to go for breaking news from Wisconsin-
Sexual Offense in California (tags)
Yet, somehow the attitude for some citizens thus goes, after more legislation has been proposed, and in process of being enacted (Assembly Bill 1844 Chelsea’s Law), in California following the recent rape and killings by one John Gardener, a sexual offender released from prison and not very closely and competently monitored by the system, is that everyone, that is everyone thought to be a “good” citizen of the state of California, ought be able to live in a Utopian world in which “no one” feels offended—especially sexually offended—and this idealism should reside no matter how arbitrary and contradictory the propensity to feel offended may seem.
TERMINATOR'S ILLEGAL VETOS spark HIV Protest and Vigil in Downtown L.A. (tags)
Governor Schwarzenegger's Blue Pencil Pulls The Trigger on California's Aids Patients. Photoset of the Los Angeles HIV Vigil of August 11th. Set one of two
KPFA Flashpoints Radio: oil wars, oil taxes, and California Assembly Bill 656 (tags)
Conversation with Nora Barrows Friedman, co-host of KPFA-Berkeley's Flashpoints Investigative Radio, about both, and independent journalist Ann Garrison about oil wars and oil taxes and California Assembly Bill 656.
Taxing fossils, to educate for renewables (tags)
In response to the California state budget crisis, and, to global warming urgencies, Californiia's 20th District Assemblymember Alberto Torrico has proposed Assembly Bill 656, a tax "for the privilege of severing oil or gas from the earth or water in this state," to fund higher education, especially renewable energy education.
Barack Obama and the Mass Transit Revolution (tags)
An analysis of how a Barack Obama presidency might affect the American society's greenhouse gas and petroleum reduction goals and the struggle to create a first rate mass transit system in Los Angeles and California. Written for both Los Angelenos and a global audience.
All Doctors Eliminated At Ca-OSHA (tags)
California has eliminated all medical doctors at Ca-OSHA for the 17 million workers in the state. The last doctor of Ca-OSHA has written a statement about the state of Ca-OSHA.
VAN NUYS WOMAN NAMED VOLVO AWARD FINALIST (tags)
Robina Suwol recognized in 5th Annual Volvo for life Awards, honored for her fight to prevent harmful chemicals being used on school grounds
The Filipino American Community Problems on the Pilipino Language (tags)
August is usually the National Language Week ( Linggo ng Wika) in the Philippines. Pesante-USA presented this paper this week for Filipinos in the Philippines and America to ponder. Its an irony while the Philippine government ( US-Arroyo regime) is reverting to the colonial mendicancy of propagating English to compete in the international market for labor exports, Filipinos abroad and Filipino Americans in the U.S are advancing the propagation of Pilipino in the United States. This is an important development we should monitor and work on. The more than 3 million Filipinos in the United States might be away from their homeland but their patriotism is afire and will never forget their roots.
California Safe Schools Honors Sheinbaum & Farrell (tags)
Students Dialogue With Legendary Activists
Capital Punishment - Big Decision for Governor (tags)
Schwarzenegger has time to save the life of Michael Morales before his execution date which is scheduled for February 17, 2006.
Schwarzenegger Signs AB 405: Bill Protects Kids from Exposure to Experimental Pesticides (tags)
Kids & Teachers Are NOT Lab Rats!
Don't Poison Kids-- Who Couldn't Sign On To That?; (tags)
AB 405 - Stops Experiments on K-12 Kids
California Safe Schools Sponsors AB 405 (tags)
Montañez School Pesticide Safety Bill Closer To Governor’s Signature!
Sacramento Gets It - Kids Aren't Lab Rats! (tags)
AB 405 (Montanez) , a long overdue clarification of school health laws, passed its first hurdle.
CWA union backs new labor Assembly Bill (tags)
AB1172 is much needed paycheck protections for commission based employees of California.
The Solution to the Gasoline Crisis and Other Problems (tags)
An article which discusses the current gasoline crisis and proposes a solution within the context of what is politically possible in California. Incorporates quotes and statistics provided by the California Energy Commission and the BP Statistical Review of World Energy.
Please lobby NOW on AB 2949 (Loni Hancock Public Campaign $)!!! (tags)
We need to lobby our state legislators immediately to get the public campaign financing bill amended so it doesn't discriminate against third parties!
LA Transgenders Remember Gwen, Other Tragedies & Triumps of 2002-2003 (tags)
As the October 3 one year anniversay of the brutal slaying of Bay Area Transgender teen Gwen Araujo is remembered, Los Angeles' large community can recall other tragedies, and triumphs of the past year.
GOVERNOR DAVIS SIGNS CALIFORNIA'S HISTORIC GENDER IDENTIY RIGHTS BILL (tags)
Landmark Measure by San Francisco Assemblyman Mark Leno is first of three LGBT Bills to Reach Davis' Desk
Bush guts Health Care for Veterans; Michael Moore's Popularity Surges (tags)
Green news and opion updated daily
Tenants Are Taking Charge in California (tags)
A new movement is building across the state of California in response to one of the most severe housing crises in the Country.
Conservative lawmakers seek to divorce themselves from gay-marriage legislation (tags)
Legislation that would create a parallel system of marriage for gay couples in California is raising a political fury between Democratic lawmakers and conservative voices who say marriage should only exist between a man and a woman.