California Fracking Ban Bills Move Forward

California Fracking Ban Bills Move Forward

The Natural Resources Committee of the California Assembly voted yesterday to move forward three bills that would place restrictions on fracking. The yes votes came from the five Democrats sitting on the committee. Nancy Skinner (serving the East Bay in the 15th District), Mark Stone (serving Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties in the 29th District),… Read more »

Take Action to Ban Fracking: Tell Nancy Skinner to Support AB 1301 in Key Vote on Monday

Take Action to Ban Fracking: Tell Nancy Skinner to Support AB 1301 in Key Vote on Monday

Several fracking bills are making their way through California’s legislative process, but the one to support is AB 1301 (Bloom). This bill would place a moratorium on fracking and offers the strongest protection for our water, climate and health. AB 1301 is up for a vote before the Natural Resources Committee this Monday, April 29th.… Read more »

Support Nancy Skinner’s “Saving Energy, Saving Our Schools” AB 1186

Support Nancy Skinner's "Saving Energy, Saving Our Schools" AB 1186

Assembly member Nancy Skinner has introduced legislation that would help our schools save lots of money in the future by investing in energy efficiency upgrades today. AB 1186 establishes a dedicated school energy efficiency program for deep energy retrofits of public K-12 schools. Districts that have made similar upgrades have saved hundreds of thousands of… Read more »

Urban Adamah Grand Opening and Farm Festival 6/19/11

Urban Adamah Grand Opening and Farm Festival 6/19/11

Please join us on Sunday, June 19, for the grand opening of Berkeley’s new Jewish urban farm! Urban Adamah is a new community farm and environmental educational center at the corner of San Pablo and Berkeley in West Berkeley. The Grand Opening, from 10:00 – 1:30, will feature diverse programs for kids and adults of… Read more »