Climate Strike Los Angeles – April 19

YOUTH CLIMATE STRIKE LOS ANGELES & EXTINCTION REBELLION LOS ANGELES Again Call Upon The City Of Los Angeles To Fund, Develop, And Adopt  A Climate Action And Adaptation Plan! The City of Los Angeles consistently holds itself out as a beacon of progress in addressing our overlapping climate and biodiversity crises, proclaiming that we 'lead the way' with solutions. But too many of us – initially hopeful about our newly constituted post-Covid [...]

CLIMATE STRIKE L.A. – THE DEMANDS

We call upon the City Of Los Angeles to adopt a climate action and adaptation plan to include all of the urgent items listed below, or implement them now.  Please note, these items are not ‘food  for thought’ – –  these are our demands.   CLIMATE EMERGENCY #1 – We demand that the City of Los Angeles adopt a climate emergency bill package, creating a CEQA binding climate action and adaptation plan [...]

People-Powered Pacifica Radio in So Cal:

KPFK on the Move! KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles has made a move from its long-time home in Studio City to a newly-built radio studio in Glendale. This is happening because the Pacifica Foundation, which holds the license and owned the building housing KPFK and the Pacifica Radio Archives, decided it was necessary to sell the property in order the pay off accumulated debt and aged payables (unpaid bills at KPFK and [...]

Shut Down the Adelanto ICE Processing Center

CLUE and The Shut Down Adelanto Coalition invites you to join us in urging ICE and our members of Congress to move forward with the plans for closure of the Adelanto ICE Processing Center once and for all! On December 19th, 2023, ICE will be making their final decision on whether or not they will be closing the Adelanto ICE Processing Center. Below are THREE ways you can support! Please share within [...]

KPFK Seeking Temporary Home

Moving Sale Set for Dec. 16 at Station by Michael Novick, interim General Manager, KPFK 90.7 FM KPFK, the listener-sponsored free speech community-oriented Pacifica radio station in Southern California is seeking a new temporary home within the next two months, probably for a year or more. The building that houses the station and the offices and some of the collection of the Pacifica Radio Archives (PRA)  has been sold by the parent [...]

George Gascón Discusses Crime in L.A.

Having survived multiple recall attempts in his first term, LA District Attorney George Gascón officially launched his reelection in October at the SEIU Local 2015 office in front of a room full of supporters—many of them health care workers. The DA noted that his mother, an immigrant from Cuba, often had to toil, working for below-minimum wages. That has translated in him into a commitment to fight for working people. “We don’t [...]

Corruption Rules the Los Angeles Civic Scene

by NOlympicsLA Coalition To coincide with today's arraignment of LA Councilmember Curren Price (postponed until October) and the sentencing hearing of former County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas (3.5 years in prison to begin one week after his birthday), NOlympics LA is releasing our Olympic Corruption Dashboard — a dynamic tool for tracking the extensive cases of corruption and conflicts of interest tied to LA 2028 and other Olympic Games. See it here: https://nolympicsla.com/olympic-corruption-dashboard/ [...]

Poetry Corner: 80’s Sur Gaye, California

80's Sur Gaye, California © 2022 by Melisa Puga [Excerpt] I am from hot concrete and graffiti walls. A place where the taquerias, liquor stores and botanicas abound along with melanin and generational trauma. I am from The City of Azaleas. A place where electrical transmission towers line the way down Southern Ave to the LA River made of concrete. Not a lot of nature for a place that adopted a flower [...]

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May 2023 Change Links community calendar

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In Memoriam: Jane Eliot Holmberg Dorrel – August 22, 1954 – April 19, 2023

Jane Dorrel died peacefully on April 19th, 2023, surrounded by her husband Frank, her daughter Emily, her sister Chrissy and Chrissy’s husband Peter. She had Stage 4 Breast Cancer, which she dealt with for 12 years. She also had a stroke in October of 2022 and sepsis in January of 2023. The sepsis returned. Many thanks go to her doctors: Dr. Lasika Seneviratne and Dr. Alex Chai. And to the nurses and [...]

Mayans Protest Land Grab

by Michael Novick Over a dozen masked Mayans and several solidarity supporters disrupted a presentation at the Spanish language stage of the LA Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California on Sunday, April 23. The ire at the interview of Richard Hansen by a reporter for LA Times at one of the last events of the weekend literary event grew out of Hansen's role in the [...]

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