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20th Annual Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair - by Matt Leonard
The Crucible, 1260 7th St at Union, Oakland, CA (2 blocks from West Oakland BART)
Event Date:Sat Apr 25, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:25PM
May Day 2015: Block the Tech Commute - by
Outside the MacArthur BART station along 40th Street
Event Date:Fri May 1, 2015 7:30AM
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2015 2:03PM
EASTWEST #10: An Anarchist Newspaper - by EASTWEST
The issue of EastWest includes an interview with Linda Grant about the ongoing takeover of a vacant plot of land and the creation of Afrikatown, mega-developer Phil Tagami's battle against native Bay Area Dante Cano, a local news round-up, and new developments in downtown Oakland gentrification.
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2015 9:17PM
No More Locked Doors Conference, Sat May 16th Oakland - by No More Locked Doors
A conference on revolutionary prisoners and revolutionary approaches to prisoner support, happening in Oakland on Saturday, May 16th, at the Qilombo Community Center.
Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 11:11AM
An Interview with Linda Grant on Cultivating Resistance in Afrikatown - by FireWorks
Interview with organizer Linda Grant on the struggle to save Afrikatown in West Oakland.
Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:49AM
Devastating Fire at AK Press Warehouse: Lives Lost, Residences Destroyed, Dozens Displaced, Businesses Damaged - by Dave Id
Before dawn on Saturday, March 21, a fire erupted in a warehouse on 24th Street in Oakland. Two resident artists died, Davis Letona and Daniel “Moe” Thomas. The fire quickly spread to the adjoining warehouse on 23rd Street commonly known as the AK Press warehouse. On the AK side, three residential units sustained severe damage, at least one being totally destroyed, with a beloved cat succumbing to the smoke and heat. As a result of the three-alarm fire, other units have borne varying ...
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 10:11PM
Help AK Press & Friends Recover from Fire - by AK Press
In the early morning of March 21, the building behind ours caught fire. Two people lost their lives. The fire moved to the mixed-use warehouse building we share with 1984 Printing and 30+ residents. Everyone in our building got out safely, but several units were completely destroyed. There was extensive water and smoke damage to other units, including the ones occupied by AK Press and 1984 Printing. On the afternoon of March 24th, the City of Oakland red-tagged our building, which prohibits...
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:58PM
People's Park: Chancellor Dirks Will Remember It For You, Wholesale - by Save People's Park Trees
This week is Spring Break; one day this week, workers from HortScience will enter the park and remove trees. On March 5th of 2012, the Berkeley Peace and Justice Commission passed a resolution in favor of reinstating a community advisory board before any alterations to the park are made. This resolution was made after the UC destroyed trees and flattened berms on the west end of the park. On April 3rd of 2012, Berkeley city council unanimously passed the resolution titled: "Ensuring Commun...
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:06PM
Prop.13 Reform Rally @ Chevron Refinery - by Emil Margolis
Washington Park (W Cutting Blvd and S Garrard Blvd, Richmond, CA 94801)
Event Date:Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:30AM
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:20PM
Sprouts Management Intimidates Protests of Their Brand - by Boycott Sprouts
The management of the chain supermarket retailer Sprouts “Farmers Market” is intimidating and repressing protestors who are speaking out about their greenwashed brand, which is set to pave historic Gill Tract farmland in the East Bay.
Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:22PM
Shutting Down Sprouts: Reportback from the #GilltractDefense Action in Walnut Creek - by Kaitlin Oki and Kat Perkins, OTF
Reportback from the #GilltractDefense and Boycott Sprouts action on March 14, 2015 in Walnut Creek, California
Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:40PM
Oakland: Google Bus Paint Bombed - by anonymous
A google bus was paint bombed in the Temescal district during the morning commute. The bus was full of googles.
Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:05PM
BA Protests Visit Of Turkey Tech Minister Fikri Isik 3/17 To 3/23 -Stop Attack On Rights - by Turkish American Gezi Platform (TAGP)
Protests will be held against Fikri Isik, the Republic of Turkey’s Minister of Science, Technology and Industry for suppressing democratic communication rights.
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:00PM
Oakland: Blockade of Facebook Bus at Macarthur BART Station - by Fuck the Zuck Bus!
A Facebook shuttle bus had its morning commute disrupted.
Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 12:14PM
Protesters Shut Down Sprouts Farmers Market to Stop Planned Development of Historic Gill Tract - by Occupy the Farm
On March 14th, farmers and neighbors of the historic Gill Tract turned out in large numbers to disrupt business as usual and eventually shutdown a local Sprouts supermarket. Their message to this corporate supermarket chain? "Don't build a Sprouts 'Farmer's Market' on our historic Gill Tract Farmland".
Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 6:06PM
Free Dante Cano! The State is the Real Enemy! - by Free Dante!
On Wednesday, March 11th, the District Attorney's office pushed in court for Dante Cano to be hit with a felony charge for vandalism. The one police officer in court claimed that after hearing a window being hit, he saw a person in black running in a sea of other people in black. Several moments later, Dante was in police custody, despite no evidence actually linking him to the crime. We are asking people to please help bail Dante out of jail, which will increase his changes of defending hims...
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 5:24PM
Call to Defend the Afrika Town Community Garden in Oakland - by Qilombo
On Saturday, May 7th, hundreds of people gathered in the garden space next to the Qilombo Community Center and "harvested and planted for spring, fed the community, made medicines, created a beautiful mural, cleaned up the neighborhood, painted red, black, green, and yellow all over the block, and put Afrika Town signs up everywhere. We are claiming our right to take over space and our right to exist." Organizers went on to say, "This is what Black lives Matter really means! This is where Bla...
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:07PM
EASTWEST #9: An Anarchist Newspaper - by EASTWEST
New issue of EASTWEST that features reports on the recent police killings of Yuvette Henderson in Oakland and Amilcar Perez-Lopez, as well as resistance to evictions and condo developments in Oakland and San Francisco, the fight against charter schools in Oakland, and an interview with organizer Linda Grant about the battle to keep public space open along the San Pablo corridor in Oakland.
Posted: Thu Mar 5, 2015 11:15PM
Hwy 17 Blocked for 4 Hours by UCSC Activists Protesting Tuition Hikes & Police Violence - by John Malkin
Yesterday 6 UCSC students blocked HWY 17 to protest University tuition hikes and police violence. 6 people were arrested.
Posted: Thu Mar 5, 2015 1:07AM
Friends of Station 40 Press Conference, The Mission, SF - by hanna quevedo
Last week the collective received eviction court papers (an unlawful detainer) from landlords Ahuva, Emmanuel, and Barak Jolish. Although the Jolish family had previously stated its intentions to sell, they have refused a proposal presented by the Station 40 collective, SF Community Land Trust, and Mission Economic Development Agency to sell their property to the land trust, in what would be a win-win situation for the property owners, current tenants, and Mission community at large. Fr...
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 11:14PM