Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Culture of Corruption: Heads Roll at State Parks

Ruth Coleman, Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, voluntarily resigned.  Her second in command Deputy Director Michael Harris -was fired.   In the worst scandal to rock California politics since the Enron crisis, it has come to light … Continue reading

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MLPA zones DO NOT provide real protection

Tribal members, immigrant workers, fishermen and environmentalists marched side by side through the streets of Fort Bragg in defense of indigenous fishing and gathering rights on July 21, 2010. Photo by Dan Bacher by Dan Bacher Jason Scorse, the director … Continue reading

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“GreenWave” Permit Application is Denied

by David Gurney In a resounding victory for advocates of a free, wild and healthy ocean, the frauds of Greenwave Energy Solutions, LLC have been denied a preliminary permit for their phony “Green Wave Mendocino Wave Park Project.” Listed in … Continue reading

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Judge Strikes Down MLPAI Lawsuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Judge Strikes Down MLPAI Lawsuit Fort Bragg, California – July 18, 2012  –  A Ukiah Superior Court judge has ruled in  Gurney v. CA DFG et al – that California’s Marine Life Protection Act “North Coast Regional … Continue reading

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Action needed to restore S.F.’s Lake Merced facilities

Lake Merced in San Francisco, California by Dan Bacher  Lake Merced in San Francisco can be restored to its former glory as a top-notch urban fishery and unique ecosystem, but action is needed by anglers and other members of the … Continue reading

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Tribes demand stop to toxins from Klamath dams

“These dams produce toxic algae that is released into the Klamath at rates up to 3000 times what is considered safe for human contact, along with creating conditions that are lethal to fish.” explained Hoopa Tribal Council member Hayley Hutt.“Yet, … Continue reading

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Fighting Corruption: Transparency International

The U.S. now ranks 47th  – for perceived public sector corruption – out of 183 countries surveyed in a recent report by TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL. See video below,            &  click (HERE) for more details.   * * … Continue reading

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California legislators back request to delay canal announcement

Letter asking for a delay and review of the controversial BDCP peripheral canal plan by Dan Bacher Fifteen California legislators asked Natural Resources Secretary John Laird on July 6 to support the request of 12 Congressional Representatives to not finalize … Continue reading

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BIA meeting with Chief Sisk to end twenty-four day fast

 Winnemem Wintu Chief Caleen Sisk in prayer For Immediate Release: July 9, 2012 For more information: Gary Hayward Slaughter Mulcahy, Government Liaison: 916-214-8493 On July 11th, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Winnemem Wintu Chief Caleen Sisk will discuss issues … Continue reading

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