The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – September 14, 2016



The U.S. and Israel sign a landmark agreement giving Israel a ten-year 38 billion dollar military aid package. It’s the largest such U.S. military aid deal in  history. The ACLU, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International launch a campaign to win a pardon for National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, still in exile in Moscow.  Governor Brown signs climate bills aimed at ensuring low income communities of color benefit from a polluter’s fund. The Richmond City Council fails to enact an emergency moratorium on certain rent hikes and no-cause evictions. Tenants say landlords are hurrying to evict them and hike rents ahead of a November vote on a rent control initiative.

Featured Stories:

• The cost of independent media is high. Donate today to KPFA!      • Get Woke with Rising up with Sonali at 5 am, Democracy Now at 6 am, Upfront at 7 am and Democracy Now again at 9 am      • For more morning news and information check out UpFront daily 7am-9am      • Thank Berkeley restaurant Stella Nonna for their delicious contribution to the fund drive      

Share This