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Photos of "State of Emergency march in support of Ferguson" - by a TG person
Their have also been victims of police violence in San Francisco.
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:47PM
Greedy nonprofit housing developers have minimum income requirements - by Lynda Carson
Meanwhile, many executives in the so-called nonprofit housing industry are raking in some hefty salaries and wage compensation at the same time they discriminate against the poor with their minimum income requirements!
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:03PM
C-WIN Opposes Wasteful 'Porcine' Water Bond - by Dan Bacher
"In sum, Proposition 1 encompasses all the usual porcine metaphors used to describe wasteful government initiatives: It is both a pig in a poke, and the rankest variety of political pork," according to a news release from the California Water Impact Network (C-WIN). Photo of the Delta Mendota Canal, California Aqueduct and Interstate Five courtesy of the California Department of Water Resources.
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:57PM
CSPA Wins Major Clean Water Act Lawsuit Against Water Board - by Dan Bacher
A Sacramento Superior Court Judge ruled that the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board violated the Clean Water Act in issuing an inadequate wastewater discharge permit to the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant. "The ruling in the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance lawsuit provides additional protection for fisheries and water quality in the Sacramento River and Delta and will improve the wastewater treatment plant permitting process throughout the regio...
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:44PM
Santa Cruz Rally and March in Solidarity with the People of Ferguson - by Alex Darocy
A rally and march in solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Mo. was held in downtown Santa Cruz on August 17. On August 9, Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown in broad daylight in front of numerous witnesses. Michael was reportedly unarmed and holding his hands up while attempting to surrender, saying "don't shoot" when he was gunned down. Since that time, protests in support of justice for the Missouri teenager have erupted all over the world.
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 2:44PM
Protest the Israeli Consul General speaking in Aptos - by
Porter Gulch & Soquel Drive Aptos
Event Date:Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 2:31PM
Santa Cruz Police and First Alarm Brutalize and Arrest People for Being Black and Homeless (video/mp4 6.8MB) - by Yannidies Brown
Today, August 21, 2014, I, Yannidies Brown, have just not only witnessed, but experienced, police brutality. It started roughly at about nine o'clock in the morning when my brother Rogiers Brown, my fiance Christopher Wuerfel, and I were at an empty parking lot waiting on a ride. An SCPD officer, Bradly Barnett, approached my brother Rogiers telling him that he needs to "get the fuck out of the parking lot" and "I'm going to write you a ticket."
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:11PM
Longest Blockade of Israeli Ship in History - ZIM ship turned away from SSA in Oakland! - by AROC
For four days straight the San Francisco Bay Area community blocked the Israeli ZIM ship from unloading at the SSA. And today, we salute the rank and file workers of ILWU local 10 for standing with us against Israeli Apartheid by honoring our pickets and letting the ship go from the SSA terminal yesterday afternoon!
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:30PM
HANDS UP! Don't Shoot! (video/quicktime 46.3MB) - by Bill Carpenter
Justice for Michael Brown! From Oscar Grant to Michael Brown - This Has to Stop NOW!
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:13PM
Mission Tenants Demand Their Stolen Money Back and Their Right to Remain in their Homes - by Eviction Free San Francisco
On August 20th, tenants being evicted via the shady collusion of landlord Thomas Aquilina and property manager German Moldonado gathered outside their home at 26th and Lucky in San Francisco's Mission District, demanding their stolen money back and the right to remain in their home.
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 4:39PM
Tribal Members rally in Sacramento to stop Klamath River fish kill - by Dan Bacher
“I told Murillo that if there is a fish kill, he is responsible for genocide,” said Annelia Hillman, a member of the Klamath Justice Coalition and Yurok Tribe.
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:29AM
The Oakland Palestine Solidarity Mural Unveiled on 26th Street - by Dave Id
A great number of Oaklanders have long felt a strong bond with the people of Palestine. Solidarity from Oakland residents has been displayed repeatedly over the years, in words and deeds. On August 10, a massive new mural on 26th street, in between Telegraph and Broadway, was officially unveiled and celebrated with a street party that drew hundreds of attendees. This new mural cements the bond between Oakland and Palestine in an inescapable and visually stunning way. Appropriately, the wo...
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:18AM
Out Of The Monterey Shale Downgrade Rises Wind On The Wings Of A Rising Solar Phoenix - by Tomas DiFiore
Whatever PR and debate surrounds production of oil from the Monterey Shale Formation, in no way affects non-associated - Northern California Tight Gas production, North Coast Tight Sands (tight gas) exploration and production targets i.e., the Eel River Basin in Humboldt County, or the lust for new offshore leases on the North Coast of oil, natural gas and methane hydrates. One day before the EIA reduced the estimates of the Monterey Shale deposits, the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors b...
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 5:14PM
Major Victory Against Israel Apartheid Regime-Zim Lines Ship Piraeus Forced To Leave Port - by Tansport Workers Solidarity Committee
In a major labor victory against the Israeli Zim Lines, their ship the Piraeus was forced to leave the Port of Oakland after a mass march, picketing of berth 57 and the refusal of ILWU Local 10 and ILWU Local 34 to work the ship under armed police from the Oakland police department and Alameda County deputies.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 4:51PM
Israeli Ship Continues to be Successfully Blocked at the Port of Oakland - by Steven Argue
The call for this strike action originally came from the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU) which has asked workers around the world to refuse to handle Israeli goods.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 2:45PM
Klamath River Tribes Confront Feds for Water Releases To Prevent Fish Kill - by Klamath Justice Coalition
Sacramento, California – Hundreds of Tribal members and supporters from the Trinity and Klamath Rivers converged at the Bureau of Reclamation in Sacramento today. They demanded increased water flows, known as preventative flows, from Lewiston Dam into the Trinity River, the largest tributary of the Klamath River. They also asked that more water be let out of Iron Gate Dam on the Klamath.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 2:09PM
ACLU Santa Cruz Brings Statement of Principle to Board of Supervisors - by ACLU Santa Cruz
ACLU Calls for Board Consideration of Moratorium on Camping Ban
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:14PM
SF Mission Tenants Being Evicted by Collusion of Property Manager and Landlord T - by Eviction Free San Francisco
3150-3154 26th Street (26th and Lucky)
Event Date:Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:46AM
Keep The Israeli Zim Ship Stranded-Zim Ship Stuck In Port Of Oakand - by Transport Workers Solidarity Committee
Labor and community pickets from Oakland won the support of ILUW workers at the Port of Oakland on the evening of August 18 when they refused to cross the picket line. Over 100 police were there to escort the longshore workers in but most union members refused to cross and were later sent home. More support is needed to keep the racist Israeli government's ship stranded in the port of Oakland
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 5:36AM
Big Oil has spent over $63 million on lobbying in Sacramento since 2009 - by Dan Bacher
Only in the oil-soaked politics of "Green California" would an oil lobbyist charged with the task of creating "marine protected areas" go on record against protecting a "state marine reserve" from oil drilling!
Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 6:36PM