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Complete Schedule for 9 Week Novenarios for Andy Tuesday’s - by Justice for Andy Lopez
9 Week Novenarios for Andy Tuesday’s.
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 6:50PM
Overnight Camover Attacks in Oakland After Council Approves Continuation of DAC - by Dave Id
At some point late in the night after the Oakland City Council voted to continue with the Domain Awareness Center -- albeit a significantly scaled-down Port-only version of the surveillance center -- a group calling themselves the Technophobic Women's Action Team (or T.W.A.T.) staged camover actions against stoplight cameras at two intersections in West Oakland.
Posted: Wed Mar 5, 2014 11:35PM
TWAT attack on the DAC - by Technophobic Women's Action Team
In a bizarre and unexplainable turn of events early Wednesday morning, geysers of pink paint accompanied by hushed giggles erupted at two separate locations in Oakland. Tragically, three traffic cameras were rendered inoperational by the petrochemical gunk.
Posted: Wed Mar 5, 2014 6:55PM
Support the Trayvon 2! - by AROC and Black Riders
The Black Riders Liberation Party calls on all comrades, allies, sympathizers and all Freedom loving peoples to participate in kkkourt watch observation for two innocent brothers Hannibal and Tanzeen (Trayvon 2), who were wrongfully targeted and framed for exercising their so-called constitutional rights to Freedom of speech and Freedom of assembly. These trumped up felony charges come from the brothers participating in a rally and march in protest of the acquittal of racist George Zimmerman ...
Posted: Wed Mar 5, 2014 2:50AM
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Letter to Oakland Council on DAC - Vote NO - by Asian Law Caucus
RE: March 4, 2014 Oakland City Council Vote Regarding Domain Awareness Center (DAC) Phase 2 – Vote NO
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 10:08PM
Unchecked Mass Surveillance of the Entire City of Oakland is Not OK - by Linda Lye, ACLU of Northern California
The following letter was sent to the Oakland City Council via electronic mail re: Domain Awareness Center, Phase 2 Contract Award on March 4, 2014.
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 6:23PM
Drop the Charges Against Marissa Alexander Rally & March - by T.K.
Oascar Grant Plaza, 14th and Broadway, Oakland
Event Date:Sat Mar 8, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 3:54PM
EFF Fights Back Against Oakland's Disturbing Domain Awareness Center - by Nadia Kayyali, EFF
After an encouraging debate at the Oakland City Council meeting on February 18, EFF has submitted another letter opposing Oakland’s Domain Awareness Center (DAC). The DAC is a potent surveillance system that could enable ubiquitous privacy and civil liberties violations against Oakland residents. The city appeared set to approve a resolution that would have handed the City Administrator authority to sign a contract for completion of the project. However, after strenuous discussion, Councilm...
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 3:28PM
Assistant D.A. Files Motion to Recuse Judge Burdick--Again - by Becky Johnson (posted by Norse)
Former Santa Cruz Eleven defendant and community activist Becky Johnson wrote this story about last weeks hearings in Judge Paul Burdick's court, further delaying the trial, settlement, or dismissal of the cases of the Final Four of the Santa Cruz Eleven. As homelessness & housing foreclosures increase, DA Bob Lee assails the activists who demonstrated against Wells Fargo Bank their banking practices that led to the housing crisis.
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 11:28AM
Flood City Hall! Sink The DAC! - by
Oakland City Hall City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor 14th & Broadway
Event Date:Tue Mar 4, 2014 5:30PM
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 8:14AM
Busting Backpack Bigotry and Bad Laws Downtown - by Robert Norse
In front of the Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Company on Pacific Avenue at 1330 Pacific Avenue
Event Date:Wed Mar 5, 2014 1:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 3, 2014 11:04PM
Letter To Oakland City Council Regarding Proposed Domain Awareness Center - by National Lawyers Guild SF
Based on an increasing number of reports regarding the disproportionate use of violence by police officers toward unarmed African-Americans and people of color, the National Lawyers Guild is deeply concerned that the presence of the Domain Awareness Center (“DAC”) will result in more violence and have a chilling impact on the participation of communities of color in civic engagement. We therefore respectfully request that the Oakland City Council vote against the award of the DAC Phase 2 ...
Posted: Mon Mar 3, 2014 9:15PM
Former Pacific Grove Police Commander Arrested for Making Threats of Violence - by Monterey County Police News
In what has been a busy week for holding police officers accountable in Monterey County, the District Attorney has announced that John Nyunt, a former police commander with the Pacific Grove Police Department, was arrested early Saturday morning, March 1 at his home in Monterey.
Posted: Mon Mar 3, 2014 6:18PM
Soledad Prison Psychiatrist Convicted of Grand Theft - by California Prison News
Last week in Monterey Superior Court, Dr. Pedro Eva of Soledad was convicted of grand theft and submitting false claims to the State of California. Dr. Eva and four other doctors were over billing the State of California for services rendered at Salinas Valley State Prison, which is located in Soledad.
Posted: Mon Mar 3, 2014 5:53PM
Assembly Member Alejo Statement on Allegations Against King City Police Officers - by Luis A. Alejo
(SACRAMENTO) — The following is a statement from Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) regarding the recent allegations brought forth against six King City police officers.
Posted: Sun Mar 2, 2014 11:49PM
Senator Monning Statement on King City Police Department Corruption Scandal - by Bill Monning
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) issued the following statement regarding the King City Police Department corruption scandal:
Posted: Sun Mar 2, 2014 11:46PM
B.R.L.P. KKKourt Watch Solidarity with the Trayvon 2 - by SHANGO
661 Washington St Oakland, CA 94607 WILEY MANUEL KKKOURTHOUSE DEPARTMENT 112 MARCH 6TH, 2014 8AM
Event Date:Thu Mar 6, 2014 8:00AM
Posted: Sun Mar 2, 2014 4:42PM
The Anarchist Case against the Domain Awareness Center - by FireWorks
"Repression is not simply something that is dished out only against revolutionaries or activists. From ICE deportations, raids on public housing in West Oakland, a massive network of informants in Muslim communities, to gang injunctions that help facilitate gentrification, repression by the State is as much a means of counter-insurgency as it is a way to uphold the white supremacist nature of modern American capitalism. It is a project that attempts to keep resistance from brewing to begin wi...
Posted: Sun Mar 2, 2014 10:38AM
Santa Cruz Eleven Trial Postponed Indefinitely - by Alex Darocy
According to the Santa Cruz Eleven website, the trial for the remaining four defendants has been postponed indefinitely as the prosecution has entered a new motion to disqualify Judge Burdick.
Posted: Sat Mar 1, 2014 1:29PM
Santa Cruz Doesn't Want Jail Money! - by Californians United for a Responsible Budget
On January 16th the Board of State and Community Corrections approved funding for a $24 million jail expansion project at Watsonville's Rountree Detention Center. The Sheriff's Department promises to provide educational and treatment programs in the new facility, but we know that jails are not effective learning environments. Sin Barras rallied with over 60 people at the downtown clocktower last month and now the decision is on the county Supervisors-- let's tell them we need to stop this now!
Posted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:08PM