media

YubaNet.com
Federal Court Protects Texas Women from Further Loss of Abortion Access

Aug 29, 2014

August 29, 2014 - Following a trial earlier this month, today a federal district court judge struck down two components of an anti-abortion Texas omnibus law that has already closed approximately half the state's abortion clinics and threatened to restrict access to safe and legal abortion across the state even further.

The ruling issued...

Tags: | |

YubaNet.com
Federal Scientific Review Highlights Grave Risks of California Fracking

Aug 29, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 28 2014— A scientific review released today by the federal government finds that fracking pollution threatens California's air and water, but the study is based on just a few months of data and suffers from state regulators' unlawful failure to report information on more than 100 instances of fracking and other...

Tags: |

YubaNet.com
Richard Eskow: Looks Like Burger King’s Subjects Are Royally Pissed Off

Aug 29, 2014

Aug. 29, 2014 - Tolstoy wrote in "War and Peace" that "kings are the slaves of history." And when the "king" in question depends on the patronage of happy customers for his well-being, his monarchy is also a slave to public opinion. Unfortunately for Burger King, which intends to renounce its American status for...

Tags: | |

YubaNet.com
Truckee Offers an Array of Colorful Events and Activities this September

Aug 29, 2014
Truckee Offers an Array of Colorful Events and Activities this September

...

YubaNet.com
New article examines U.S. contribution to elephant poaching crisis in Africa

Aug 29, 2014
New article examines U.S. contribution to elephant poaching crisis in Africa

elephant_family_300px_0.jpg
...

Tags: | |

YubaNet.com
John Deans: Shell hasn’t been able to prove they can operate in the Arctic

Aug 29, 2014

Aug. 28 2014 - In response to news that Shell is preparing a new application to drill in the Arctic next year, Greenpeace Arctic Campaign Specialist John Deans said: Shell clearly believes the approval process is a formality and that it will be able ...

Tags: | |

YubaNet.com
Ten CIA rendition victims urge Obama to name them in Senate torture report

Aug 29, 2014

Aug. 29, 2014 - Ten victims of CIA rendition and torture have signed an open letter to President Obama asking him to declassify the upcoming Senate report into the program. Two of the signatories – Abdel-Hakim Belhadj and Sami al-Saadi – were rendered with their entire families, including a pregnant woman and four children...

Tags: | |

YubaNet.com
BDCP on Life Support; Prognosis Poor

Aug 29, 2014

Aug. 29, 2014 - The controversial Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) that proposes to construct two 35-mile long tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to divert Sacramento River water to agricultural plantations in the deserts of southern Cali...

Tags: |

YubaNet.com
After Great Recession, Americans are Unhappy, Worried, Pessimistic, Rutgers Study Finds

Aug 29, 2014

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. Aug. 28, 2014 – The protracted and uneven recovery from the Great Recession has led most Americans to conclude that the U.S. economy has undergone a permanent change for the worse, according to a new national study at Rutgers. Seven in 10 now say the recession's impact is permanent, up from...

Tags: | |

YubaNet.com
Board of Immigration Appeals Rules That Guatemalan Mother Who Fled Domestic Violence Can Be Granted Asylum

Aug 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. August 28, 2014 – The federal immigration appellate board has found that a Guatemalan woman is eligible for asylum protection based on life-threatening abuse she suffered at the hands of her spouse. The published Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) decision recognizes that women who are unable to escape violent domestic relationships in...

Tags: | |

Stay connected to Sacramento Connect

Follow Sacramento Connect on Twitter  Find Sacramento Connect on Facebook  Sign up for the Sacramento Connect Newsletter

Advertisement

Categories

  • Hot Topics (2)
  • Shopping (791)
  • Top Stories (3423)

Advertisement