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Rally and March in Berkeley, Support the Homeless & BlackLivesMatter - by
Allston Way & MLK Jr Way, Berkeley, CA. March ends at the Longfellow School, Derby & California.
Event Date:Tue Dec 1, 2015 4:00PM
Posted: Sat Nov 28, 2015 6:29PM
7th year vigil for Oscar Grant III - by Wanda Johnson
Grant Station (Fruitvale Station) in Oakland, Ca.
Event Date:Fri Jan 1, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:53PM
ACLU Questions Council and Chief of Police on Automatic License Plate Readers - by ACLU Santa Cruz County
Status of Surveillance Technology a Concern
Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 2:06PM
EMERGENCY PROTEST Against 30 Minute Checks/Sleep Deprivation - by Verbena
in front of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation HQ, 1515 S St, Sacramento, CA 95811 rideshare from MacArthur BART in Oakland at 8:00am
Event Date:Mon Nov 30, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 12:00AM
Richard Perkins: 1,000th Person Killed by Cops in the US This Year; OPD Mum on Video (video/mp4 16.5MB) - by Anti Police-Terror Project
Thirty-nine year-old Richard Perkins, father of two, was the 1,000th person killed by police in the United States this year according to the Guardians's The Counted Project.
Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 11:11PM
Police make one arrest at Freedom Sleepers protest #20, confiscate belongings (video/mp4 120.2MB) - by zh
Police arrest a sleeper at the 20th Freedom Sleepers protest in front of city hall and take his belongings. Video is included in this article.
Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:35PM
Victim of Salinas police beating indicted for assaulting officer - by IndyRadio/DavidRoknich
The only charges against Velasco were those generated by the attack on him by the police. They claim he attacked them with a deadly weapon, assaulted them, and resisted arrest. "My Poor Brother. He is mentally ill and the cops had no right to keep hitting him he was already on the floor. The cops have done this too many times. I see the cops in the ER walking around like they got hurt. Bull shit. He didn't hurt any of them cops. And to do that in front of my mom is so harsh. Praying for every...
Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2015 1:11PM
TBSC members caught lying again: The RV ordinance and "faking" locality - by TBSC Watcher
Up before the Santa Cruz City Council tonight is a proposed ordinance that would prohibit the overnight parking of RVs and Motor Homes on public streets within the city limits. The City Council has been pressured by members of the so-called public safety group Take Back Santa Cruz (TBSC), which has lobbied extensively for the ban and has called for stricter anti-RV measures. During the process, TBSC created an online petition form its members could use to send a form letter automatically to t...
Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2015 12:45PM
Fuck The Police cop car smashdown at “LA to the Bay” sideshow in East Oakland — video (video/mp4 44.3MB) - by FTP
Video from East Oakland “LA to the Bay” sideshow before dawn on Sunday, November 15th. About 700 cars showed up. An OPD patrol car was smashed good on East 14th near 97th Avenue. Fuck the Police!
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 8:36PM
NLG Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Over Berkeley Police Brutality Against Black Lives Matter Protesters and Journalists - by NLG-SF
Eleven people who were clubbed, teargassed, slammed to the ground, shot with impact munitions or groundlessly arrested by the police during a December 6, 2014, Berkeley demonstration sued the City of Berkeley, then-City Manager Christine Daniel, Chief Michael Meehan, the City of Hayward, and Berkeley and Hayward officers in federal court today. The plaintiffs include journalists who were covering the demonstration, as well as demonstrators. They are seeking to revamp how Berkeley polices demo...
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 9:42AM
Freedom SleepOut #20: City Council Chatters While Folks Freeze - by Robert Norse
In front of City Hall and in the sidewalks around City Hall at 809 Center St. Freedom Sleepers will be on hand from midafternoon Tuesday to mid-morning Wednesday to deter or document new SCPD harassment tactics used to discourage homeless people from protesting the City's Sleeping Ban--and to establish the usual (sort of) Safe (from Citation) Sleep Zone.
Event Date:Tue Nov 24, 2015 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 12:02AM
Letter to Santa Cruz City Council in Support of RV Safe Parking Zones - by Homeless Persons Legal Assistance Project
Time for Council to Do the Right Thing
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 11:39PM
March for Richard Perkins — Man Slain by Oakland Police - by Davey D
On November 20th, 2015, several dozen people met up at the Fruitvale BART station to protest the recent killing of Richard Perkins by Oakland Police.
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 9:43PM
Alameda County Passes Groundbreaking Policy to Respect the 4th Amendment. - by opwg
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 7:58AM
SC Freedom Sleepers Send Letter to Berkeley City Council Opposing Anti-Homeless Measure - by via Freedom Sleepers
Today the Freedom Sleepers, a group of unhoused and housed activists in Santa Cruz protesting local laws that criminalize sleep by holding community sleepouts at Santa Cruz City Hall, have sent a letter to City of Berkeley Mayor Bates, and Councilmembers L Maio, D Moore, J Arreguin, S Wengraf, L Capitelli and L Droste, opposing an anti-homeless measure on the November 17 Berkeley City Council agenda.
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 6:44PM
Labor and BLM Demand: “Drop the Charges Against the Black Friday 14!” - by Jonathan Nack
Marching around the Courthouse Photo credit: Jonathan Nack Drop the Charges Against the Black Friday 14 Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse, 661 Washington Street, Oakland, CA. November 10, 2015 Some two hundred energized protesters gathered at 1:30 PM outside D. A. O'Malley's offices, which are located in the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse, 661 Washington Street, Oakland, CA. Meanwhile, inside the courthouse, a delegation of top labor leaders occupied D.A. O'Malley's office to press the demand to...
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:28PM
Fight Cold Hearts and Cold Weather: Freedom SleepOut #19 - by Robert Norse
Another all-nighter in front of City Hall on the sidewalks, the bricks, the grass, and in vehicles parked nearby from dusk Tuesday to morning Wednesday at 809 Center St.
Event Date:Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2015 2:54AM
Alameda County Sheriff's Deputies Brutally Beat Man in San Francisco's Mission District - by FTP
The San Francisco Public Defender’s office this evening released video of two Alameda County Sheriff's Deputies beating a man who is curled up on the ground. The first pig tackles and punches the man and then both proceed to hit him with their batons for nearly a minute, repeatedly striking the man in the head and all over his body. They only stop beating him after other deputies and SFPD arrive on the scene, making sure to get in a few final whacks before they stop their assault. Instea...
Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 12:03AM
The art of cinema from Berkeley to Hollywood - by Lynda Carson
Rob Nilsson can generally be found in front of the theater when his films are being screened. Often the actors appear at his films, and are available for a discussion about the film afterwards, with the audience.
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:47PM
Andy Lopez and Youth Empowerment - by Chris Wroth & Francisco Siaz
Santa Rosa youth, who marched in protest of the shooting of Andy Lopez, have returned to call for EMPOWERMENT as the theme of the new park being built in Santa Rosa in memory of Andy Lopez.
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 3:29PM