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ACTION ALERT: "In-Defensible Force" (response to event honoring soldiers of IDF) - by Adrienne
Corner of New Montgomery & Jessie Streets (outside of Starbucks) Near Montgomery Street BART San Francisco
Event Date:Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 8, 2015 12:40PM
Demand SF Mayor Lee Sign Tenant Law 2.0 by 10/9/15 - by Housing is a Right
While he is running for re-election, Democrat Mayor Ed Lee threatens to VETO a new tenant law, 2.0, that will give tenants added protections from evictions. Email the Mayor: firstname.lastname@example.org AND call his office at (415) 554-6141 telling him NOT to veto Tenant Protections 2.0
Posted: Wed Oct 7, 2015 7:53PM
7 plaintiffs sue County of Santa Cruz for neglect of Homeless - by Ed Frey or Steve Pleich
Santa Cruz county Superior Court 701 Ocean St. Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Dept 5
Event Date:Thu Oct 8, 2015 8:30AM
Posted: Wed Oct 7, 2015 6:22PM
March & Rally for Justice in Mexico - by ANSWER Coalition
24th and Mission Sts.
Event Date:Wed Oct 14, 2015 4:30PM
Posted: Wed Oct 7, 2015 1:50PM
Conversation about the case of death row prisoner Bomani Shakur - by SubRosa
703 Pacific Ave. (downtown Santa Cruz)
Event Date:Thu Oct 8, 2015 4:30PM
Posted: Wed Oct 7, 2015 1:36PM
Activists warn: SB 350 won't address CA oil and gas drilling - by Dan Bacher
"Gov. Brown should immediately stop the worst drilling practices including all forms of fracking to further protect not just California communities, but natural resources worldwide," said Rebecca Claassen, Santa Barbara County organizer at Food & Water Watch, in a statement on behalf of Californians Against Fracking. Californians Against Fracking press conference at the State Capitol in Sacramento on January 29, 2015. Photo by Dan Bacher.
Posted: Wed Oct 7, 2015 1:33PM
Corporate Economics and Development - by Steve Martinot
Market rate housing is a political category. It stands opposite affordable housing and rent control. Given the nature of corporate economics, and the dependence on a debt structure, corporate developers will not be willing to build projects including both market rate and affordable units. It violates what resides at the foundation of their economic structure. If a city builds market rate housing, the result will be massive dislocation. Only if it builds affordable housing will housing be prov...
Posted: Wed Oct 7, 2015 11:26AM
Raging Grannies to McDonald's: Stop Pesticide Drift! - by Report from Palo Alto, CA
There were 43 actions across the US today all at McDonald's fast food restaurants. At issue: The fast food company’s 2009 pledge to reduce pesticides goes unfulfilled.
Posted: Tue Oct 6, 2015 9:33PM
Contra Costa County begins counting Richmond anti-rent control petition signatures Oct. 5 - by Lynda Carson
[[[Apparently, recently Therrence James who is a signature gatherer (independent contractor) collecting signatures for Alex Arsenault, stood before the Richmond City Council and gave testimony that he was instructed to lie to people about the petition that blocked renter protections, as a way to trick them into signing it!]]]
Posted: Tue Oct 6, 2015 7:37PM
Peace and Unity March - by Allen Hicks
Watsonville City Plaza
Event Date:Sat Nov 7, 2015 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Oct 6, 2015 5:20PM
PEACE VIGIL - 14th Anniversary of U.S. & British Airstrikes in Afghanistan - by Adrienne
Mckesson (BART) Plaza - Montgomery & Market Streets - directly above Montgomery BART (on the steps facing Market St. - below Senator Feinstein's office) San Francisco
Event Date:Wed Oct 7, 2015 5:30PM
Posted: Tue Oct 6, 2015 12:05PM
Sustainable Certification And The Flow Of Commodities And Currency - by Tomas DiFiore
Sustainable Certification in new frontiers for flex-crops such as palm oil, or soy, requires first that an educational format convey the benefits of changing (agri)cultural practices in usually distant remote places of a landscape. It mat be necessary pass amendments to Constitutions (land use changes) and National Interpretations of International law; there are lawyers and layers of linguistics, adjusting the language of 'land reform' to gain acceptance by various strata of society. Furtherm...
Posted: Tue Oct 6, 2015 9:21AM
Four Years Later: Occupy Oakland 4th Anniversary Lunch and Party! - by
Oscar Grant Plaza Amphitheater 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA
Event Date:Sun Oct 11, 2015 12:30PM
Posted: Tue Oct 6, 2015 8:45AM
Stop Oakland Monopoly!! - by Daron A.
We are a group of motivated and inspired youth activists who have come together around the True People Collective and Bookshop in the Temescal area. We aim to confront the continued gentrification of Oakland, and through our work we aspire to spread and produce knowledge from within our community, and to create a space in which youth can come together to create, collaborate, and organize.
Posted: Mon Oct 5, 2015 6:08PM
Berkeley Police Department Data Reveals Stark Racial Disparities - by National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area
Newly released data on police stops confirms local activists' and communities' of color charges of racial profiling in Berkeley. Data on police stops in Berkeley from January 18, 2015 to August 12, 2015, collected by the Berkeley Police Department and disclosed in response to a Public Records Act (PRA) request, reveals a pattern of discriminatory conduct against African American and Latino civilians.
Posted: Mon Oct 5, 2015 5:31PM
Contra Costa County Nurses Begin Two-Day Strike Tues. Oct 6 - by via California Nurses Association
Nurses who work at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and clinics across the County will officially begin a two-day strike Tuesday, October 6, after what nurses say is the County’s continued failure to address serious patient care concerns they have been bringing to the County’s attention for over a year.
Posted: Mon Oct 5, 2015 5:07PM
Feds undermine Stockton California mayor - by David Roknich/IndyRadio
Stockton Mayor (here seen sleeping with the homeless under a freeway) was forced to give up his laptop password by DHS agents after returning from a mayor's conference in China. They offered no reason for search and seizure, not even the minimal "reasonable suspicion" required by a recent federal appellate court ruling. Sources claim a secret investigation is underway.
Posted: Mon Oct 5, 2015 11:37AM
Take Back Santa Cruz accountability - by TBSC Snopes
Take Back Santa Cruz continues to use tactics of spreading fear in the community based on rumors. Typically , our homeless neighbors are targeted. TBSC has learned nothing from the expensive arrest and 18 day jail time of an innocent homeless "flower thief" who eventually was released and charges dismissed. The group admin continue to post unsubstantiated rumors, stories, and photographs of people sleeping, if it achieves their goal of spreading fear and stirring emotions.
Posted: Mon Oct 5, 2015 6:12AM
River St. Shelter Waiting List UpDate - by Robert Norse
The City's camping ordinance MC 6.36 was amended in 2010 after successful protests by PeaceCamp 2010 to require dismissal of all MC 6.36 citations if one was on one of two Waiting Lists--the Paul Lee Loft or the River St. Shelter [or if the Winter Armory is full] Though both agencies refused to give those signed up evidence to show to the police that they were on these lists, the City Attorney's office did dismiss some if not all citations for those who were on the Waiting Lists. The River ...
Posted: Sun Oct 4, 2015 11:08PM
We've filed our initiative to legalize cannabis in California in 2016! - by via ReformCA.com
I wanted you to be the first to know. We've filed your initiative!
Posted: Sun Oct 4, 2015 1:06PM