Monthly Archives: May 2013

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

California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona, Hawaii shortlink here: mnemonic here: googlenews realtime 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: mnemonic here: 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: mnemonic here: update 5/31 Monsanto resumed US field testing of GMO wheat in 2011 in Hawaii and North Dakota update 5/31 from Reuters 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. [Ione is … Continue reading

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Enterprise Zone Scam Revealed – Yes Eureka is Infected

shortlink here: mnemonic here: 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:  mnemonic here: 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 March Against … Continue reading

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

shortlink here: mnemonic here: “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: mnemonic: update 5/21  Several hundred gather at Moonstone Beach, memorial service set for Christina Schwarz, 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: mnemonic here: 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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