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KPFA Pacifica Flashpoints Slashed By Management With Collusion of CWA 9415 Union Officials - by repost
KPFA programmers Brian Edwards-Tiekert in collusion with management of KPFA and Pacifica ED Margy Wilkinson is seeking to destroy the activist news program Flashpoints by illegally laying off people without regard to seniority. They are doing this collusion with CWA 9415 union official Christine Huggins and pro-managment stewards at KPFA.
Posted: Thu Oct 9, 2014 9:49AM
Walton Family Foundation gave $9.2 million to NGOs backing water bond - by Dan Bacher
Zeke Grader, Executive Director of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, said, “It is highly troubling to see the impact that Walmart and a few big foundations are having on the conservation of our resources, as well as the protection of our artisanal and traditional fisheries including tribal fisheries.” Photo: Protesters block an intersection at an anti-Walmart protest in Roseville on November 29, 2013. Photo by Dan Bacher.
Posted: Wed Oct 8, 2014 6:43AM
Free Radio Santa Cruz Announces August Activist of the Month - by FRSC Collective
FRSC awards another free month of shows.
Posted: Wed Oct 1, 2014 2:55PM
UK Film-makers Ken Loach & Paul Laverty Statement Of Solidarity With Zim Picket In Oakland - by Ken Loach, Paul Laverty
UK film-makers Ken Loach and Paul Laverty have sent greetings to the community and labor activists who are picketing the Zim ships in Oakland. They have just returned from a tribunal on war crimes by Israel and Ken Loach has also protested the bias by the BBC in covering the war on the Palestinians.
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 3:22PM
Mideast Migraines - Free Radio local issues (audio/mpeg 138.5MB) - by Ren Tawil
Brief discussion about Free Radio Santa Cruz's issues, centering on re-establishment of on-air broadcasting, increasing our collective of radio programmers, and donations; the UN's Alliance of Civilizations; the case of Rasmea Odeh; Israel's New Gold Rush in California; music by Stuart Davis. Length: 2:01:00/ Date Recorded: 2014-09-01/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (142MB), Mono
Posted: Sat Sep 20, 2014 10:17AM
BART Police Deputy Chief Faces Trial for Retaliation Against Indybay Reporter - by Dave Id
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2014
Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:11AM
Pigs in Sheep’s Clothing: A Response to Robert Gammon - by FireWorks
Robert Gammon, editor of the 'East Bay Express,' wrote in a recent piece, 'When Liberals Take Control of the Police,' that the progressive leadership of Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus has resulted in the decrease of crime and police use of force. Gammon also contends that progressive policing has also kept protests peaceful. Several days after the article was published, Richmond police shot and killed a young Latino man outside of a liquor store, the first fatal police shooting in Richmon...
Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 9:41PM
Free Radio Santa Cruz Awards Activist of the Month for July 2014 - by Free Radio Collective
FRSC awards the Colbys a free show for a month as July Activists of the Month for CopWatch video on racial profiling in Santa Cruz.
Posted: Fri Sep 5, 2014 4:44PM
Help Free Radical Radio Get New Equipment! - by Free Radical Radio
Free Radical Radio is an anti-civilization anarchist podcast and radio show. Every week for almost two hours, broadcasting as part of the Berkeley Liberation Radio (BLR) Collective in West Oakland, Free Radical Radio has brought thousands of listeners thoroughgoing anti-civilization analysis and direct action news.
Posted: Mon Sep 1, 2014 1:50AM
Ex-Santa Cruz Patch Editor Now Selling Mace to Senior Citizens - by Ted Smith
Former Santa Cruz Patch editor Brad Kava, who is still a journalism teacher at Cabrillo College, is now selling a device he invented that offers senior citizens the ability to secure a pepper spray can to their canes. He has named it: "Cane-O-Mite". It is essentially a holster for mace, and the Indiegogo campaign and Youtube video produced to market it feel like Kava is preying on the fears of the elderly. He is even citing an increase in news reporting on crime as a justification in his sale...
Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 4:12PM
8/16/14 KPFA Pacifica to Cover Labor Community Picket At Port Of Oakland Against Zim Line - by KPFA
KPFA will be covering the labor community picket of the Zim Line ship Savannah which will be arriving at birth 57 at SAA on Saturday August 16, 2014. The event will also be streamed on the KPFA channel.
Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:09PM
RESISTOR: a zine for those holding on for dear life to San Francisco! first issue - by Aladdin Rags
I am launching a new zine (see full title below) & accepting submissions, electronically or manually. Send text submissions only please to firstname.lastname@example.org. For larger submissions such as image files, please query first as my inbox capacity is limited.
Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 1:17PM
Word Processor: A review of the Bay Area's 'Processed World' in 'The Baffler' - by Office temp
Processed World was an ostensibly subversive magazine aimed at office workers and others who worked in SF's Financial District in the 1980's.
Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:23AM
Free Snapshot Contest Educates Public About California’s Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtles - by Joanna Nasar
To raise awareness about these sea turtles, Turtle Island Restoration Network and the California Coastal Conservancy are sponsoring the California Sea Turtle Hero Photo Contest this summer with fabulous prizes.
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 2:44PM
EASTWEST #1: An Anarchist Newspaper - by EASTWEST
A new publication
Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 4:34PM
Interview with Bradley Allen on KDVS in Davis (audio/mpeg 10.2MB) - by Bradley Allen
Richard Estes of Speaking in Tongues on college radio station KDVS, 90.3FM in Davis, California speaks with Bradley Allen of Indybay on June 20, 2014. Richard and Bradley discuss Indymedia in Santa Cruz and the San Francisco Bay Area, homelessness in Santa Cruz and the Central Valley, the grassroots response to Hurricane Katrina, the Santa Cruz Eleven, as well as community organizing against the police in Salinas and Oxnard.
Posted: Sat Jul 5, 2014 6:01PM
Phish Labs dogs Indybay.org over Wells Fargo internal documents - by Lynda Carson
It's interesting that PhishLabs would go after Indybay.org, rather than the bright individuals at Wells Fargo that posted the 150 page internal memo on-line that appears to be a how-to-guide that teaches lawyers step-by-step how they can fabricate missing documents that are needed to foreclose on homeowners!
Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2014 8:28PM
Wells Fargo Wants Indybay.org Disabled As Soon As Possible - by Throwing Stones
"A peaceful place or so it looks from space A closer look reveals the human race." - Grateful Dead, Throwing Stones Wells Fargo, a client of PhishLabs Security Operations, wants the “Wells Fargo foreclosure manual” removed from Indybay.org as soon as possible.
Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2014 2:00PM
Groups oppose any tunnels funding in state water bond - by Dan Bacher
Californians for Fair Water Policy is opposing any water bond measure that includes funding to mitigate for the environmental destruction caused by Governor Jerry Brown's Bay Delta Conservation Plan to build the peripheral tunnels. “Beneficiaries should pay for habitat required to mitigate the negative impacts of the tunnels,” said Adam Scow, California Campaigns Director Food & Water Watch. “It’s absurd that Governor Brown wants to make us taxpayers pay to redirect the Sacramento ...
Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:51PM
KPFA's new am host and the Congo conflict (audio/mpeg 9.6MB) - by Ann Garrison
Los Angeles-based KPFK host Sonali Kolhatkar's displacement of KPFA's 8 am Morning Mix has been controversial to say the least. Kolhatkar's reporting on Rwanda and the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo also raises questions about Pacifica's commitment to peace. Contrast CIUT-Toronto's Phil Taylor's 2008 interview with UN investigator Michael Hourigan, regarding the suppression of evidence by Louise Arbour, Chief Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal on Rwanda, with ...
Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 12:45PM