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Lawsuit to Protect Pinto Abalone From Ocean Acidification, Climate Change and Poaching - by Center for Biological Diversity
ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Conservation groups notified the National Marine Fisheries Service today of their intent to sue the agency for delaying Endangered Species Act protection for the pinto abalone, an approximately six-inch snail with an iridescent inner shell that was once common in rocky, intertidal coasts from Alaska to Baja California.
Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 4:27PM
Eviction Free SF Marches to the Home of Mayor Ed Lee and Demands a Moratorium on Evictions - by Eviction Free San Francisco
Protesters to march to the home of Mayor Lee to demand a halt on market rate housing and a citywide moratorium on evictions.
Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 2:56PM
2.5 weeks before 11/4/14 Election: SF Muni Police & Driver Terrorize 30 Stockton Bus - by Abolish the Military
On Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 around 4 p.m., our 30 Stockton bus was met by at least 4 Muni Fare Police ("Gestapo") at Stockton and Columbus, going South toward Union Square, unheard of in the many years we have been riding this tourist & Chinese worker packed bus; one cop chased after someone who refused the $75 ticket for not paying the $2.25 bus fare and one driver SUPPORTED THE POLICE and BLAMED THE PASSENGERS for his lack of a raise when we have not seen a bus strike since the 1970s! THIS WA...
Posted: Sat Oct 18, 2014 5:00PM
RE-POST: Residents and Activists protest “serial evictor” Paulo Iantornio at Hayes Valley - by Rubble
REPOST OF THURSDAY ARTICLE: (note: The previous post had the “serial evictor” as Ian Torno. I’m told the correct name is Paulo Iantornio’ – readers need toe e clear on who’s doing this) A lively direct action protest was held this afternoon at an upscale Hayes Valley shoe store named “Paulo”. The owner of that business, Paulo Iantornio, is also one of the worst landlords in the city. He is currently in the process of Ellis Act evictions at five different rent-controlled...
Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2014 3:59PM
SF SEIU 1021 Court Workers ULP Strike For Wage Increases And Against Workplace Bullying - by Labor Video Project
San Francisco court workers who are members of SEIU 1021 shutdown the courts to protest a failure to bargain over wages and also workplace bullying that has targeted workers at the San Francisco courts. They charged that public employees face a rampant epidemic of bullying in the workplace that is causing serious harm in the workplace.
Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 3:13PM
WW 10-11-14 From Ferguson To Andy Lopez And Alex Nieto In California - by WorkWeek Radio KPFA
In special programming on KPFA WorkWeek radio we look at the connection between Ferguson and The Bay Area
Posted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 5:49PM
Campos and Chiu are NOT the same, but the outcome now depends on who votes (audio/mpeg 2.0MB) - by KPFA Weekend News/Ann Garrison
Tim Redmond, Editor of the website "48 Hills, the Secrets of San Francisco" says that 17th District California State Assembly candidates David Campos and David Chiu are quite different candidates, especially on hard core economic issues. However, the race between them is now so close that it's all about who most effectively gets their voters to the mail with their absentee ballots or to the polls between now and November 4th, election day.
Posted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 12:15PM
Do You Remember Columbus Day 2012? When SFPD attacked and beat an Anti Colonial Demo? - by WeCopwatch
While the legal case is long over, we don't forget the force used by SFPD against people taking a stand against colonialism.
Posted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 11:16AM
Mission District rally to stop luxury towers at 16th and Mission Plaza – “No Monster in th (audio/mpeg 35.5MB) - by Rubble
A rally and festival was held late in the afternoon at the 16th Street BART Plaza Saturday, October 4th to fight big money development Prop G marchers completed their march down Mission St., joining the rally at the end of their action to keep up multi-faceted housing activism. Speakers, theatre, and live music livened up the square. Hear bilingual talks from a life-long Mission resident, a local merchant, and a resident of a local Single Room Occupancy hotel which will be demolished in t...
Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 7:04PM
Mission District Rally to Stop Evictions – Yes on Prop G – “Our Mission - No Evictions” (audio/mpeg 27.3MB) - by Rubble
A rally pushing for Yes on Proposition G was held on Saturday, October 4th. The rally started at York and 24th with music from Loco Bloco and a bilingual rally on 24th with a heavy Latino presence. Marchers took 2 hours marching up 24th to Mission St. , then down Mission to 16th. Music, chants, costumes, and banners made a colorful spectacle on the sunny afternoon. Marchers joined a rally at 16th and Mission Plaza put on by the Plaza 16 Coalition. (15 minutes)
Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 6:28PM
SF Demonstration in Solidarity with Kobane and Rojava Revolution 10/11/14 - by BIJI YPG
Members of the Kurdish diaspora in the Bay Area joined local anarchists today for an afternoon demonstration in solidarity with the Rojava Revolution and the Kurdish resistance in Kobane fighting off a brutal siege by ISIS. Over 50 people took over Powell and Market in San Francisco with powerful banners and thousands of leaflets throughout the afternoon today.
Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 8:53PM
Primate Liberation Week - Protest Air France at SFO - by Susan
San Francisco International Airport International Terminal, Departures
Event Date:Sat Oct 18, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 9, 2014 10:48AM
Defend the Kobanê Resistance! - by
Powell and Market Street in San Francisco
Event Date:Sat Oct 11, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 9, 2014 10:21AM
The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project Releases The Sleazy 16 - Displacing Tenants for Tourists - by Anti-Eviction Mapping Project
The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project releases a list of 16 short term vacation rental hosts who have displaced tenants for tourists here: https://antievictionmap.squarespace.com/sleazy16/. * Linked webpages are provided for each of the 16 abusers on https://antievictionmap.squarespace.com/sleazy16/.
Posted: Tue Oct 7, 2014 1:18PM
Governor veto of prosecutor misconduct bill criticized - by Carlos Alcalá
"We’ve seen too many cases where DA’s don’t play fair – hiding evidence or releasing it at the last minute." - Assemblymember Tom Ammiano
Posted: Mon Oct 6, 2014 10:35AM
Protest Obama at his SF fundraiser to say "No War!" - by ANSWER Coalition
‘W’ Hotel, 3rd & Howard Sts.
Event Date:Fri Oct 10, 2014 4:00PM
Posted: Sun Oct 5, 2014 11:17AM
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Sunrise Gathering - by
Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California 94123
Event Date:Mon Oct 13, 2014 4:15AM
Posted: Sat Oct 4, 2014 10:45PM
SF PUC Protest Rally Calls For Removal Of CPUC Chair Michael Peevey - by Labor Video Project
A protest rally was held at in front of the California Public Utility Commission to demand the removal and persecution of the chair Michael Peevey on October 2, 2014.
Posted: Thu Oct 2, 2014 9:04PM
Demonstrate to Demand Peevey's Removal at CPUC Meeting - by Josh Hart
505 Van Ness at McAllister in SF
Event Date:Thu Oct 2, 2014 8:30AM
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:29PM
Make it harder for landlords to evict you to rent on Airbnb - by Good Tenant
SIGN (and share) PETITION: http://chn.ge/1ruqCGV
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 10:30AM