Monthly Archives: February 2013

EPD AND CITY OF EUREKA ON TRIAL FRIDAY MORNING MARCH 1

UPDATE CASE POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH 25, 2013 MORE DETAILS SOON… Hey Folks. PLEASE come to the courthouse tomorrow morning, Friday. Need you there. Here’s a Facebook post about why: Verbena has small claims civil rights lawsuits against Eureka Police for … Continue reading

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SHOCKING VIDEO OF POLICE BRUTALITY IN SOUTH AFRICA!

Published on Feb 28, 2013 Police watchdog, the IPID, is investigating the death of a Mozambican man at the hands of police in Daveyton, east of Johannesburg. The probe follows a Daily Sun report based on cellphone video footage of … Continue reading

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Sebastopol Bans Smart Meters – PG & E Will Not Comply

Sebastopol and PG&E appear to be on a collision course following the city’s adoption Thursday of a ban on the installation of SmartMeters, the controversial wireless devices that critics contend are a threat to public health. PG&E, which is spending … Continue reading

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The Voting Rights Act Is A ‘Racial Entitlement’ -Scalia

“Conservative Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism about the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 during oral arguments today, signaling that a key provision of the landmark civil rights legislation might be struck down. Justice Antonin Scalia sparked controversy … Continue reading

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Eureka City Councilman Lance Madsen Supports Trampling on Women’s Rights

Participates in anti Planned Parenthood demonstration: via NCJ: http://www.northcoastjournal.com/blogthing/2013/02/19/40-days-for-live-vs-six-planned-parenthood/ JUST REMEMBER MR. MADSEN YOU WERE ELECTED TO REPRESENT ALL OF US.

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Do the right thing for Humboldt County homecare workers

Do the right thing for Humboldt County homecare workers via Redwood Progressive rs@richardsalzman.com Peter LaVallee/for the Times-Standard 02/27/2013 After more than a year of negotiation, mediation, and advocacy, local homecare workers are still fighting for a wage increase. These hardworking … Continue reading

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Mercy for Animals Protests Walmart Cruelty to Animals in – Alabama

via AL.com photo Bob Gathany more at link.   |Members of Mercy For Animals and local animal rights activists protest Monday morning Feb. 25, 2013 in front of Walmart on Drake Ave. in Huntsville, Ala. This was the 88th stop of … Continue reading

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Workers Cleaning Target Stores Threaten to Strike – Minneapoli​s & St. Paul Minnesota

via the Nation, Josh Eidelson http://www.thenation.com/blog/173051/workers-cleaning-target-stores-threaten-strike “Non-union janitors who clean Target stores in Minnesota say they’ll go on strike unless their employers agree by noon on Sunday to meet and discuss alleged crimes. The workers are employed by three janitorial … Continue reading

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Poll: Should We Build A Freeway Bypass Through or Around Eureka?

Sure its true that a freeway would physically divide Old Town from the rest of the city but then real cities have freeways.  A robust transportation system is required once a city reaches a certain size. Just think about it.   … Continue reading

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Sign Online Petition for a Living Wage!

Bring about a living wage By Ed Dunn  (Contact) To be delivered to:  The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, and President Barack Obama http://signon.org/sign/bring-about-a-living?source=s.em.mt&r_by=202185 Petition Statement Cut poverty in half by paying a living wage.  End … Continue reading

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