Editorial: For Earth Day, Tell Bayer to Ban Lindane By BECKY O'MALLEY

Friday April 22, 2005

The estimable San Francisco-based Pesticide Action Network (PANNA) put out a call to its world-wide environmental activist constituency on Thursday, asking them to celebrate Earth Day by telling Bayer, the massive world-wide chemical/pharmaceutical conglomerate, that a ban on the toxic pesticide Lindane is long overdue. -more-

Protecting Berkeley From Mothers With Babies By BECKY O'MALLEY

Tuesday April 19, 2005

All good Berkeleyans know that police harass innocent minority people in places like Orange County or Texas, right? It doesn’t happen here in Northern California—well, maybe in Oakland or even San Francisco, but certainly not in Berkeley, right? We have a Police Review Commission. Our cops all went to college. They know better. Uh-huh. -more-

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