Category Archives: History


This section of the California Constitution guarantees the peoples right to fish: CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTION ARTICLE 1  DECLARATION OF RIGHTS Section 25.  “The people shall have the right to fish upon and from the public lands of the State and in … Continue reading

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California Crude

Most people think the April 20, 2010 Louisiana Gulf Oil Disaster was the biggest oil spill in US history, right behind the Exxon Valdez in Alaska.   The truth is, Kern County, California has the dubious distinction of being home to … Continue reading

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MLPAI Conflicts of Interest, Part 1:

“A conflict of interest occurs when an individual or organization is involved in multiple interests, one of which could possibly corrupt the motivation for an act in the other.” “The presence of a conflict of interest is independent from the … Continue reading

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The Marine Life Protection Act Initiative’s “Motion to Quash” was heard in Mendocino County Superior Court on Friday, May 20, before substitute judge Hon. Andrea Richey from Southern California.  The Hon. John Behnke was scheduled to hear the case, but … Continue reading

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Secret Meetings of the MLPAI

In this Feb 2, 2011 video, George Osborn provides proof before the California Fish and Game Commission of secret meetings held by the so-called “Blue Ribbon Task Force” and Executive Director Ken Wiseman.   The “Initiative,” that was funded by … Continue reading

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The “Initiative” hits Fort Bragg – June 23, 2009

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More History of the Marine Life Protection Act “Initiative”

The Controversy – A Brief History of the MLPAI Why has the MLPAI aroused such passionate opposition?  To unravel this story, we begin by looking at some history of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs): The MLPAI arrived in the Fort Bragg … Continue reading

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Corporate CA$H is Good for You!

Corporate Foundations and the MLPAI,  101: The Packard Foundation and the Resources Legacy Fund Foundation are engaged in a good-will effort, to protect the ocean from YOU! ———————- The Packard Foundation was founded by David Packard, who served as Deputy … Continue reading

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Noyo was the Pomo Indian name for a village near the present-day town of Fort Bragg, California. Though the village was located near what is now called Pudding Creek, a mile and a half north of the Noyo River, the … Continue reading

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