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Anti-coal picnic at deFremery Park last Saturday.

Neighbors Celebrate the Right to Stay in a Coal-Free Community

By Steve Stallone, SEIU 1021   More than 200 Oakland residents gathered for a day of food, fun, music and resistance Saturday, May 21 at West Oakland’s deFremery Park, celebrating their right to stay in [...]
Bay Area residents, environmental activists and health advocates rally in front of City Hall demanding a stop to coal export talks. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Oakland Could Ban Coal on June 27 Environmental activists see growing momentum to stop coal trains

The Oakland City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to set a date for a final decision on whether coal will be shipped out of Oakland.   The decision is set for a special City Council meeting [...]
Decenas de líderes religiosos y activistas ambientales se manifestaron en frente del Ayuntamiento de Oakland, en oposición a la posibilidad de transportar a través de Oakland. Foto por Tulio Ospina.

Líderes de la fé hablan en contra de los peligros del carbón Mientras algunos líderes de la iglesia dicen que el carbón traerá empleos a Oakland

Decenas de líderes religiosos del área de la bahía, incluyendo representantes de las comunidades Bautista, Judía, Católica Romana y Episcopales, se reunieron en las escalinatas del ayuntamiento el martes, reuniéndose en contra de la posibilidad [...]