Bradley Allen’s Blog

Shut Down the Pellet Plant!

Activists are demanding transparency and an investigation by the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors regarding the health hazards attributable to the Calpella Wood Pellet Plant.

Local tribes, activists and statewide organizations are joining forces to demand closure of the Calpella wood pellet plant during the COVID-19 pandemic.

InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council

The InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council adopted a resolution declaring their “unequivocal opposition” to the wood pellet production plant in Calpella, California and “its operation by Forest Energy Corporation, Mendocino Forest Products and any other parties.”

Mendocino Forest Products pellet mill in Calpella, CA

Community members assert ongoing and uncorrected hazardous pollution being emitted from the Mendocino Forest Products wood pellet production plant in Calpella, Mendocino County, California.

California Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel

A call for “full transparency” to “ensure the public is fully aware of any public health risks posed by the Woolsey Fire on Santa Susana Field Laboratory.”

Measure M would apply to rentals in the City of Santa Cruz. The measure is divided into three main sections: rent control, just cause eviction, and a rent board.

Young Activists for Black Lives Coalition

Recuperation is a process by which radical ideas and images are commodified within media culture and society, and thus become interpreted through a more socially conventional perspective.

Created to honor the deaths of George and Jonathan Jackson—freedom fighters who were killed by authorities in the early 70s—Black August holds a long tradition and legacy of resistance.

After more than thirteen years of providing the finest in Parisian style pastries and cakes, baked fresh on site daily, Heather’s Patisserie is closing up shop.

“Don’t ask what is happening here — you already know. You can no longer afford to live here. You’ve been priced out and so have all your favorite places.”