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Litigation as Tactic - by Steve Pleich
The Courts and Civil Liberties
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2013 2:02PM
NO ARREST = NO ELECT: Protest at Campaign Fundraiser for DA Ravitch's Re-election - by
Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building 1351 Maple Ave. Santa Rosa, CA 95404-5120
Event Date:Tue Dec 3, 2013 4:30PM
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2013 12:38PM
Screening of “The Battle for Oscar Grant Plaza” - by Jacob Crawford
Sudo Room 2141 Broadway Oakland,CA 94607 USA
Event Date:Sun Dec 8, 2013 3:00PM
Posted: Sun Dec 1, 2013 2:17PM
Santa Rosa: 80 youth march surrounded by 26 cop cars - by Richard Becker, LiberationNews.org
A November 26 march organized by high school and middle school youth protesting the police killing of 13-year-old Andy Lopez was met with overwhelming force by the Santa Rosa Police Department. The SRPD deployed 26 police cruisers and six motorcycle units to temporarily stop the march of about 80 young people, arresting one marcher and citing 12 others.
Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 5:09PM
Another Response to the Task Farce and the Schnaar Critique - by Robert Norse
It's important to hear voices speaking sanity in the midst of early winter madness. Steve Schnaar's critique of the Citizen's Task Force on Public Safety (which I've taken to calling the Task Farce to Prompt Anti-Homeless Hysteria) is a good first step.. I would go significantly further. These are my thoughts ("RN"), referencing Schnaar's 8 points and presenting my own "Sample Letter" at the end. To follow the sections of Schnaar's critique that I reply to, go to https://www.indybay.org/n...
Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 4:19PM
Off-Duty SCPD Cop Draws Gun on Salvation Army Food Seeker - by Robert Norse and Colin Campbell Clyde
Several witnesses at the Tuesday Salvation Army Thanksgiving Meal including the mother of the victim reported that Officer Hernandez assaulted Jasmine Byron by knocking a plate of food out of her hand, threatening her with his gun, and subsequently taunting her from his car. Hernandez's stated objective: to stop Jasmine from trying to take a plate of food out the door after having she said she'd asked permission to do so.
Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2013 2:44PM
Thanksgiving Letter from Sujey Lopez, the Mother of Andy Lopez - by Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez
Thanksgiving Letter to Sheriff Gelhaus, DA Ravitch and members of the Law Enforcement Agencies responsible for the death of my son. From Sujey Lopez, the mother of Andy Lopez. Carta de Thanksgiving para el sheriff Gelhaus, fiscal Ravitch, y los miembros de las agencias de ley responsables por la muerte de mi hijo. De Sujey Lopez, la madre de Andy Lopez.
Posted: Thu Nov 28, 2013 11:25PM
Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez Statement on why Sherrif Gelhaus should be indicted - by Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez
On Tuesday October 22, 2013, Deputy Sheriff Erick Gelhaus shot and killed 13-year old Andy Lopez as Andy walked on Moorland Ave. on his way to return a toy air-soft gun to a friend. Officer Gelhaus’ first bullet pierced Andy’s heart killing him instantly. Immediately, Officer Gelhaus pumped at least six additional rounds into Andy’s lifeless body. As Andy lay bleeding, Officer Gelhaus handcuffed him before even attempting CPR.
Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:51PM
Oakland Port Truckers and the 99% Maintain Roaming Blockade of the Oakland Port - by Ryan Rising
Oakland Port Truckers and their allies in the 99% maintain a roaming blockade to shut down the Oakland Port despite Oakland Police Department repeatedly moving the picket line with force.
Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 7:46AM
Problematic "Public Safety" Recommendations to be Presented to City Council 12/3 - by Steve Schnaar
The Santa Cruz Public Safety Task Force has completed their work and is presenting their recommendations to City Council on Tues, 12/3 7pm. The recommendations include some positive, proven ideas like funding drug treatment and after-school youth programs. However the report also recommends ideas which are not evidence-based, such as misdemeanor charges for multiple infractions, restricting the needle exchange program, and increasing the size of the police force based on sloppy statistics. Co...
Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:38PM
Organize against the Oakland Domain Awareness Center - by Oakland Privacy Working Group listserv
The Sudoroom, 2141 Broadway, Oakland https://sudoroom.org/wiki/Getting_there
Event Date:Tue Nov 26, 2013 6:00PM
Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 12:23AM
Glass War - by Tech Antagonist
New article from FireWorks, a "bay anarchist counterinformation project" about the new google glass barge and its implications.
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:10PM
From Berlin to Greece to Santa Cruz to the Puget Sound, Camover Actions Coming to Oakland? (video/mp4 17.0MB) - by Benjamin Franklin
"They who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." - You can quote me on this. I wrote it for the Pennsylvania Assembly in its Reply to the Governor on November 11th, 1755.
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:02AM
CAMOVER: Attack the Surveillance State - by camover
Pamphlet on direct action against surveillance passed out last night while the city voted to continue with the implementation of the Domain Awareness Center.
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:35PM
One Month Later and Still No Justice - March for Andy Lopez - by
City Hall, 100 Santa Rosa Avenue, Santa Rosa District Attorney's Office, 600 Administration Drive, Room 212 J, Santa Rosa
Event Date:Fri Nov 22, 2013 2:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:53AM
Protest against San Francisco Police Beating of DJ Williams and Witnesses - by
17th and Valencia at the Mission Street Police Station
Event Date:Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:30PM
Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:05PM
Oakland’s Vendor Pool to Complete the “DAC” Is Filled With Nuclear Weapons Contractors - by Darwin BondGraham (repost)
Darwin BondGraham's research into the contractor pool for Oakland's Domain Awareness Center.
Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:09AM
D'Paris Williams and Witnesses beaten by San Francisco Police - by WeCopwatch
D'Paris Williams and several witness's beaten by SFPD. If you know anyone present at either attacks please contact WeCopwatch@gmail.com
Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 12:32PM
Stop Oakland's Big Brother Surveillance Center: Pack City Hall! - by
Oscar Grant Plaza, 14th and Broadway, Downtown Oakland
Event Date:Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:30PM
Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 1:22PM
Light up the Night for Andy Lopez (FAWKX the Police March in the Dark) - by Jameson Johan
50 Old Courthouse Square, corner of 4th and Santa Rosa; in Santa Rosa Ca.
Event Date:Tue Dec 3, 2013 8:00PM
Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 8:59AM