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The sidewalk on Fillmore Street in Pacific Heights, San Francisco looking north from Bush Street. July 2005. Attribution: Christopher Beland

CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's California article and is for news and comment in that context.


  • “Doughnut Economic” model arrives in California, Jan 26 [1]

2020[edit | edit source]

Global warming driving California wildfire trends say scientists [2] Sep 25

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California and Oregon 2020 wildfires in maps, graphics and images. [3] Sep 18 ...US news

California wildfires: Smoke turns skies orange. [4] Sep 10

The SEED grows: after 2 years of a basic income experiment, the residents of Stockton, Cal., are on the uplift. [5] Jul 15

Blue-sky thinking: how cities can keep air clean after coronavirus. [6] Jun 7 ...Environment quality news

Eco Vista: Building a Transition Town in a Student Community in California. [7]
Apr 20

2019[edit | edit source]

New California legislation passes to benefit Community land trusts. [8] Dec 3

Berkeley becomes first U.S. city to ban natural gas in new homes. [9] Jul 17

How one nonprofit is fighting hunger, food waste, and poverty with kitchen apprenticeships. [10] Jun 3

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Bank On San Francisco: Supporting community financial empowerment. [11] May 1

The next egg: Investing our retirement savings in our local communities. [12] Apr 6 ...Funding community action

Tiny neighborhood libraries worth checking out. [13] Feb 9 ...San Francisco

California’s rooftop solar mandate will normalize clean energy, Jan 8 [14]

2018[edit | edit source]

California Ups Its Clean Energy Game With 100% Zero-Carbon Electricity Vote, Aug 29 [15]

How Cooperation Richmond is empowering marginalized communities to build an equitable economy, Mar 15 [16]

2017[edit | edit source]

Loconomics Gives Gig Workers an Alternative to Investor-Owned Platforms, Nov 29 [17]

Will Public Banking Bring More Clean Energy Programs to California? Sep 28 [18]

“Santa Monica releases second round of Wellbeing Index findings”, Sep 14 [19]

California to pass law setting 100% renewable electricity goal, Aug 31 [20]

Nurses Join Forces With Labor Union to Launch Healthcare Platform Cooperative, Aug 21 [21]

Check Out Toy Cycle, a New Platform for Families to Swap Toys, Aug 7 [22]

Sacramento Nonprofit Sol Collective Uplifts Communities Through Art and Activism, Jun 28 [23]

Bay Area Nonprofit Project Equity Transforms Businesses Into Worker-Owned Cooperatives, Apr 17 [24]

What Would a Community-Owned Food System Look Like? Mar 6 [25]

How Community Members Started a Warming Shelter Program in California, Feb 6 [26]

Cool Block Shows How Neighborhoods Can Create Climate Resilience, Jan 11 [27]

Palo Alto Residents Share Dishware to Reduce Waste, Build Community, Jan 5 [28]

How free solar panels for the poor are ushering California toward a carbon-free future, Jan 2 [29]

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