The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

Texas Democrats flee state to stop Republicans from passing bill to limit voting rights; President Joe Biden calls for gun control at White House meeting on rising crime; Fire season starts with more than 1,200 wildfires in the west, California sees largest wildfire this year

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

  • Texas Democrats flee state to stop Republicans from passing bill to limit voting rights.
  • Former President Donald Trump keynote speaker at CPAC-Conservative Political Action Conference.
  • Progressive Senator Bernie Sanders meets with President Joe Biden, pushes a $3.5 trillion infrastructure package.
  • President Joe Biden calls for gun control at White House meeting on rising crime.
  • World Health Organization calls on Pfizer and Moderna to provide COVID-19 vaccines to poor nations.
  • Fire season starts with more than 1,200 wildfires in the west, California sees largest wildfire this year.
  • Egypt starts storing water from Nile River for hydroelectric dam, sparking conflict with Sudan and Ethopia.
  • Supporters and opponents of reallocating $18 million from Oakland’s police budget to violence prevention programs rally.
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