Solidarity On The California Picket Lines

By Brooke Anderson, In These Times. -

California - The strike, which took place at all 10 campuses and 5 medical centers affiliated with the UC system, is the largest strike of 2019 to date, thanks to the significant number of [...]

EWG: Verdict In Roundup Trial Latest Blow To Bayer-Monsanto’s Claims Glyphosate Doesn’t Cause Cancer

By Staff, Ewg.org -

SAN FRANCISCO – Today’s verdict in favor of a California man who said his cancer was caused by exposure to Bayer AG’s Roundup weedkiller is further evidence that glyphosate, the herbicide’s [...]

Berkeley Sets The Bar For Municipal Support Of Worker Cooperatives

By Yassi Eskandari, Theselc.org -

Berkeley, CA -  Last month, Berkeley City Council unanimously adopted a set of recommendations provided by the Sustainable Economies Law Center (Law Center) and a coalition of worker coop members [...]

Hundreds Of Sacramento Students Walk Out, March To Capitol In Stephon Clark Protest

By Sawsan Morrar, Tony Bizjak, Theresa Clift, and Alex Yoon-Hendricks, Sacbee.com -

Continuing a week of civic unrest and political turmoil in Sacramento, high school and college students walked off their campuses by the hundreds Thursday to join a boisterous and at times angry [...]

More Than 80 People Arrested During Stephon Clark Protest In Sacramento

By Dominique Mosbergen, Huffpost.com -

A reporter and several clergy members were among those detained. More than 80 people were arrested in Sacramento, California, on Monday during a protest over Stephon Clark’s death. A reporter on [...]

Public Schools Should Offer More Vegan Menus

By Staff, Pe.com -

LOS ANGELES – Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian, D-Van Nuys, announced proposed legislation Wednesday that he said would provide incentives for public schools across the state to offer students a [...]

Over 200 People Went On Hunger Strike After Months In Lockdown At California Prison

By Raven Rakia, Theappeal.org -

Laura (not her real name) hasn’t seen her husband or heard his voice in over three months—and neither has their son. “It’s hard because we’re both each other’s support system,” Laura told The [...]

6 Arrests At People’s Park As Police Swoop In To Let UC Berkeley Resume Tree Cutting

By Frances Dinkelspiel, Berkeleyside.com -

UC Berkeley police and officers from other campuses swooped down on People’s Park early this morning to oust a small encampment that had been set up to stop the cutting of trees at the park. Six [...]

Sky Protectors’ Win Against California’s Carbon Colonialism

By Indigenous Environmental Network, Intercontinentalcry.org -

Sacramento – Indigenous Environmental Network’s International Sky Protectors Delegation and a broad coalition of local California tribal members, environmental justice groups, fenceline [...]

The Mainstream Media Is Lying About The California Fires

By Lee Camp, Truthdig.com -

I don’t like accurately predicting the future. But it happens to me sometimes. And it’s never a good thing. Not once have I predicted that I would stumble upon a great sum of money or that a [...]

PG&E: Don’t Break it Up. Take It Over

By Johanna Bozuwa, Commondreams.org -

There is strong evidence that the wildfires raging through California right now—killing at least 80 people, with at least an additional 1,000 missing as of November 18—have been sparked at least [...]

Barbara Boxer’s Son And California Powerbroker Found Bilking Indian Tribe

By Peter Byrne, Consortiumnews.com -

Darius Anderson and his business partner, Douglas Boxer, preyed upon Native American clients who were too intimidated by their political connections to seek recourse. Darius Anderson is one of [...]

Investigations Point To Energy Corporation’s Negligence In California Wildfire

By E.P. Milligan, Wsws.org -

An investigation is now underway that will assess the culpability of Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) in starting the Camp Fire, now the deadliest wildfire in the history of California. The [...]

New Slave Labor: California Prisoners Fight Fires For Less Than $2 An Hour

By Naomi LaChance, Truthdig.com -

The nearly 4,000 incarcerated workers who are trained to fight deadly fires across California often make less than $2 an hour and are not eligible to be hired as professional firefighters after [...]

California’s Wildfire and Climate Change Warnings Are Still Too Conservative

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

As firefighters in California battle to contain the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history, a climate scientist says the reality on the ground is surpassing what a government [...]