Alameda Co Supe Chastises Agency Over Failure to Hire Black ContractorsKeith Carson chastised the county's General Services Agency (GSA) at Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting for sole sourcing a project for tiny homes when Black contractors are getting few, if any, projects from the agency.
Los Altos Black Lives Matter Mural Proposal On Hold Until City's Arts Commission Weighs InThe Los Altos City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to remove a Black Lives Matter mural proposal off the agenda so that the application can go through the city’s Public Arts Commission.
Burning Man Organizers Sue U.S. Gov't Agency Over Land-Use FeesBurning Man organizers sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to recover millions of dollars they say the government has overcharged them in fees over the past seven years at the counter-culture celebration in the Nevada desert.
Trump Administration Opens Public Land in California to Oil, Gas DrillingThe federal government has opened 725,000 acres in Central California to oil and gas drilling on land that has been off-limits since 2013.
Nevada Resumes Mustang Fertility Control In New Deal With NorCal Horse Protection GroupThe state of Nevada is resuming a fertility control project for a herd of wild mustangs in a new agreement with Davis-based American Wild Horse Campaign.
Instead Of Euthanizing, Feds Consider Offering $1K To Those Who Adopt A Wild HorseThe Bureau of Land Management has added a new idea for culling overpopulated wild horse herds: $1,000 checks for those who adopt one.
Lawsuit Tries To Block Roundup Of Nearly 10,000 Wild MustangsAnimal rights activists are suing to block what they say is an unprecedented federal plan to capture thousands of wild horses over 10 years in Nevada.
Mustang Contraception, Adoption Proposed as Alternatives to EuthanasiaA bill in Washington would allow thousands of wild horses to be humanely euthanized because of overpopulation and lower adoption rates. Now, wildlife advocates are pushing for birth control as part of the solution.
10 Mustangs Trained By Inmates Up For Adoption Near SacramentoSeveral mustangs trained by inmates at the Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center will be up for adoption on Saturday.
Poll: Majority Of Young Adults Of All Races Support Black Lives Matter MovementAccording to a recent poll, a majority of white, black, Asian and Hispanic young adults now support Black Lives Matter, the movement calling for accountability for police in the deaths of African-Americans.
2 BLM Firefighters Killed, 1 Hurt In Rollover Crash On Remote Nevada HighwayTire failure may be to blame for a firetruck rollover crash that killed two federal firefighters and injured a third on a remote highway.
Federal Land Managers Set To Sterilize Wild Horses Across The WestThe U.S. Bureau of Land Management is embarking on a path to sterilize wild horses on U.S. rangeland to slow the growth of herds.
Future Of Wild Horses Uncertain After BLM Admits $1 Billion Budget CrisisThe BLM says it can't afford to protect the ecological health of federal rangeland across the West and properly manage tens of thousands of wild horses.
Horse Advocates Call For Investigation After BLM Euthanizes 28 Emaciated MustangsHorse advocates are calling for an investigation after the Bureau of Land Management killed 28 wild mustangs from a recent roundup, saying they were emaciated and at risk of starvation.
Steinle Family Announces Claims Against San Francisco Sheriff, ICE Over Pier ShootingThe tearful family of the woman shot dead while walking along a San Francisco pier appeared on the steps of City Hall Tuesday to announced the filing of claims against the sheriff and federal agencies over her death.