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Napa Sunset

UPDATE on Measure C: leading by 40 votes and too close to call. Gratitude to all the hard work the Measure C people did to protect their community. Measure C may win in Napa, vote is close! ““We’re nearly at…

 

PROP 68 Sierra Club:

Denocracy is not a spectator sport. Please vote today….. Passing Prop. 68 this June sends a powerful message to the nation about how much we value the environmental, economic, and quality of life benefits that our parks and natural resources…

 

Environmental happenings in Sonoma County

Sonoma County Conservation Council: SCCC is proud to announce our 2018 Environmental Awards Chris Brokate is the 2018 Ernestine I Smith “Environmentalist of the Year” for his energetic and effective work cleaning up the Russian River watershed. The Award will…

 

Zombie farm bill is back…..

Republicans plot a farm-bill giveaway to billionaires and a blow to hungry families Laura Clawson Daily Kos Staff Monday June 04, 2018 · 11:29 AM PDT Every now and then, a headline gets it exactly right. Like this one from CNN: “House farm…

 

An Indian fishing community takes on the World Bank

“The IFC’s stated goals are to end poverty and boost shared prosperity and to carry out its development activities “with the intent to ‘do no harm’ to people and the environment.” To fulfill its institutional goals, the IFC has developed…

 

Earth to Supervisors, locals speak out

Septic system rules EDITOR: Our local politicians have again avoided their responsibilities on the issue of Russian River water quality by delaying regulation of septic systems within 600 feet of our waterways (“Delay sought for septic system rules,” May 23)….

 

Living on Ohlone Land

  North Bay’s Will Parrish writes. Indigenous people trying to protect sacred tribal artifacts, sites and their struggles. Living on Ohlone Land  A historic effort to repatriate East Bay land to Ohlone descendants marks a turning point for indigenous cultural renewal…

 

How Irvine Became SoCal’s First Non-Toxic City

Here’s a blueprint for action to help other communities’ to go toxic free. Marin County and Sonoma County have been reducing toxic use in public spaces for years. “But Thompson, a resident of the Irvine neighborhood of Quail Hill, wasn’t…