Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Walk of Shame

UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi held a press conference on Saturday afternoon, along with Campus Police Chief Annette Spicuzza, to explain campus police misconduct in Friday’s pepper-spraying of students peacefully assembled in the student quad.  There have been calls for … Continue reading

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UC Davis Students Pepper-Sprayed

Yesterday peaceful student protesters were pepper-sprayed, while sitting in a public pathway at the student quad. This outrageous case of police abuse (and stupidity) against non-violent student protesters asserting their First Amendment rights will undoubtably result in numerous lawsuits against … Continue reading

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Bay Delta Plan agreement opposed by 242 groups

by Dan Bacher An unprecedented 242 environmental organizations, environmental justice groups, Native American Tribes, recreational angling organizations, commercial fishing groups and outdoor businesses sent a letter on November 16 to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and California Natural Resources Secretary John … Continue reading

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What Is a Journalist?

Although I’ve been a trained filmmaker and photographer for over 40 years, in the flimsy defense of their highly illegal arrest of this reporter at April 20-21 2010 public meetings of the MLPAI, Eric Poncelet’s attorneys have repeatedly and disrespectfully … Continue reading

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Stop Ships From Hitting and Killing California’s Whales

Stop commercial ships from killing whales by urging speed limits in our marine sanctuaries. California’s sanctuaries are home to some of the nation’s richest ocean habitat, as well as some of the most heavily trafficked shipping lanes. In the past … Continue reading

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This Is What America Looks Like

Thursday 17 November 2011 by: William Rivers Pitt, Truthout | Op-Ed   Protesters with the Occupy Wall Street movement in Zuccotti Park in New York, November 15, 2011. After being evicted by the police Tuesday morning, several hundred Occupy Wall … Continue reading

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City dismisses 9 cases of Occupy Sacramento protesters

by Dan Bacher The Sacramento City Attorney’s office on November 16 dismissed nine misdemeanor cases of protesters arrested at the Occupy Sacramento encampment at Cesar Chavez Park – and pro bono lawyers said they expected dozens of cases to be … Continue reading

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Humor with a cause

Go if you can.  These folks are genius. (courtesy the Eureka Times-Standard) “Human Nature” stages climate change comedy – but it’s no joke Nearly five years have passed since the Mattole Valley-based theater company, Human Nature, has taken a show on … Continue reading

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Occupy the Ocean, Occupy the Delta

by Dan Bacher As the Occupy movement spreads throughout the nation and world, sustainable fishing communities, consumer groups and grassroots environmentalists have mobilized to stop the 1 percent from stealing ocean public trust resources from the 99 percent. This week … Continue reading

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