Monthly Archives: November 2012

North Coast marine protected areas go into effect Dec.19th 2012

by Dan Bacher The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) surprised many by announcing Wednesday that controversial “marine protected areas” created on California’s North Coast under the privately-funded Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative will go into effect weeks … Continue reading

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Cops call for an end to the so-called “War on Drugs”

LEAP – ‘Law Enforcement Against Prohibition’ Finally – a rational call by former cops to immediately end, now and forever, the completely insane, totally destructive, and absolutely counterproductive “War on Drugs” – by legalizing all “drugs” and stopping our generation’s … Continue reading

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New sailing speed record set

  Australian Paul Larsen, an engineering degree dropout, has broken the world speed record for wind powered craft, saying “motors are for slowpokes.” His carbon-fibre ‘Sail Rocket 2′ peaked at a top speed of 74.6 MPH.  He traversed a one … Continue reading

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Leon Panetta: from “marine protector” to whale killer & drone master

Former CIA Director Leon Panetta, now the Secretary of Defense Secretary of Defense/former CIA Director backed the MLPA “Initiative” by Dan Bacher California’s privately-funded Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) “Initiative,” a process criticized by fishermen, tribal members, grassroots conservationists, environmental … Continue reading

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Diablo Canyon seismic testing permit denied

In a lengthy all day hearing, after the unanimous testimony of over 150 concerned citizens, tribal members, scientists, surfers, young folks, mothers, fishermen, activists and others, the California Coastal Commission has voted unanimously to deny P.G.&E.’s seismic testing proposal, off the imperiled Diablo Canyon … Continue reading

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