Monthly Archives: May 2013

Hepatitis-A Outbreak Linked to Costco Berries in Six Western States

California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona, Hawaii shortlink here: http://wp.me/p38Pt0-cD mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/potential.might googlenews realtime http://urlet.com/sends.denominators Hepatitis A Outbreak May Be Linked to Fruit Mix Sold at Costco Costco has pulled the organic fruit mix from its shelves, health officials … Continue reading

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Walmart Workers Launch Strike Action in Three Cities

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p2w2NH-nh mnemonic here:  http://urlet.com/instituting.sounds Walmart  Workers Launch First-Ever ‘Prolonged Strikes’ Today Josh Eidelson on  May 28, 2013 – 10:57 AM Walmart employees are on strike in Miami, Massachusetts and the California  Bay Area this morning, kicking off what … Continue reading

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Round Up Resistant GMO Monsanto Wheat Escapes in Oregon

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p38Pt0-ce mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/yeah.unclear update 5/31 Monsanto resumed US field testing of GMO wheat in 2011 in Hawaii and North Dakota http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-31/monsanto-resumed-field-trials-of-roundup-ready-wheat.html update 5/31 from Reuters  http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/31/usa-wheat-search-idUSL2N0EC0HB20130531 update 5/30  “Regional Industry Threatened” – contaminated field confirmed to be … Continue reading

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Buena Vista Biomass Power Plant [Ione, CA] Suffers “Catastrophic Mechanical Failure”

Amador County Undersheriff Jim Wegner said investigators think “catastrophic mechanical failure” caused a boiler at the Buena Vista Biomass Power plant to rupture with such force Wednesday morning that workers initially thought there had been an explosion. http://www.sacbee.com/2013/05/29/5456942/2-injured-in-n-calif-power-plant.html [Ione is … Continue reading

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Enterprise Zone Scam Revealed – Yes Eureka is Infected

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p38Pt0-c6 mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/anyone.territory Enterprise Zones: Killing the California Dream By Gary Cohn “John Thomas and Hans Burkhardt have a lot in common. For more than 17 years each man had a good paying union job, with health … Continue reading

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Eureka March Against Monsanto / Genetic Fascism Saturday!

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p38Pt0-bY  mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/audible.crash March Against Monsanto – Eureka Sat May 25th meet at 2nd and I, march to courthouse, three blocks. 11am-2pm at Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt 825 5th St Eureka, CA https://www.facebook.com/events/362525013867056/permalink/371774342942123/ March Against … Continue reading

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SeaTac’s $15 an Hour Wage Initiative Achieves Sig Threshold Quickly

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p2w2NH-n3 mnemonic here:  http://urlet.com/sincere.brainier “Less than two weeks after filing a City of SeaTac initiative that would assure better wages and working conditions for thousands of low-wage SeaTac Airport workers, backers have announced that they have already surpassed the … Continue reading

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National Democracy Conference – Madison, WI

The National Campaign to End Corporate Personhood and Demand Real Democracy! About | Donate | Take Action Read this announcement online. Register now for . . . The Democracy Convention! Many of you have been waiting for the news, and … Continue reading

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Double Homicide in Arcata Saturday May 18 2013

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p38Pt0-bz mnemonic: http://urlet.com/sister.betting update 5/21  Several hundred gather at Moonstone Beach, memorial service set for Christina Schwarz, http://www.times-standard.com/news/ci_23288508/eureka-high-teen-michigan-man-idd-victims-weekend Details are sketchy but there were two victims,   a young man named “Sunshine” and an 18 year old woman, possibly a recent … Continue reading

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Unstable Lost Coast Geology + Tourist Train = Tunnel Failure (Mendocino Skunk Train)

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p38Pt0-bt mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/taxation.mitchell Huge tunnel collapse imperils Mendocino County Skunk Train By Sean Scully Santa Rosa Press Democrat Published: Sunday, May. 19, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A FORT BRAGG – Train tunnel No. 1 on … Continue reading

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