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Where to protest foie gras in the Bay Area - by foa
The fuckers listed below had extremely cruel and inhumane foie gras on their menus within days of a rotten federal judge overturning California law banning the forced-fed duck and goose meat. At least one of the restaurants never stopped serving foie gras, even with the ban in place.
Posted: Sat Mar 7, 2015 8:08PM
Amah Mutsun Letter to Pope Francis Regarding the Canonization of Junipero Serra - by via Amah Mutsun Tribal Band
On February 24, the Chairman of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band of Ohlone Indians, Valentin Lopez, wrote an open letter to Pope Francis, making him aware that the Amah Mutsun will rescind their request for a mass of reconciliation if Juniper Serra is named a Saint.
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 6:03PM
South Bay International Womyn's Day March & Festival - by
Somos Mayfair (East San Jose) 370 S. King Rd. San Jose, CA
Event Date:Sun Mar 8, 2015 2:00PM
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 7:54PM
Good Friday Set to Denounce Junipero Serra and Honor California Native Indians - by via AIM Southern California
Los Angeles, CA. February, 18, 2015 – on Friday April 3rd as most Catholics observe Good Friday, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary, California Native Nations, Native organizations, friends and supporters will be gathering for Prayer to denounce Pope Francis's decision to canonize Junipero Serra and to pay respects to those buried in mass graves at each of the 21 Missions. Location and time to be announced soon.
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 3:24PM
Family Files Five Hundred Million Dollar Federal Lawsuit Against San Jose State University - by Justice for Gregory
This morning, a family filed a five hundred million dollar federal lawsuit, pro per, against San Jose State University, San Jose State University Police Department, and Sigma Chi fraternity for conspiring to cover up the 2008 death of Gregory Johnson, Jr.
Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:49PM
Nurses to Rally At Attorney General’s Sacramento Office Tuesday - by via California Nurses Association
Dozens of Daughters of Charity registered nurses, joined by other hospital workers, will rally outside the offices of Attorney General Kamala Harris calling on her to approve the sale of six endangered California Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) hospitals to Prime Healthcare without conditions that would likely scuttle the sale and force the hospitals to close.
Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 5:32PM
Family and Friends Remember Phillip Watkins, 23-Year-Old Killed by San Jose Police - by Alex Darocy
Family, friends, and community supporters came together on February 14 for a candle light vigil to honor 23-year-old Phillip Watkins, who was shot and killed by two officers with the San Jose Police Department on February 11. About one hundred people attended the vigil, and many spoke about what a positive person Phillip was, and how he changed their lives.
Posted: Sun Feb 15, 2015 7:38PM
Justice for Josiah: One Year Anniversary - by
Raymond Bernal Park in San Jose
Event Date:Sat Feb 21, 2015 2:00PM
Posted: Mon Feb 9, 2015 10:59AM
Indians 201: Indian Rebellions at the California Missions - by Ojibwa, for Native American Netroots
While it is not uncommon for some textbooks to give the impression that the California Native Americans passively accepted the missions, Spanish domination, and conversion to Christianity, this was not the case. In fact, the initial reception of the Franciscans by the California Indians was anything but hospitable. Resistance to the Spanish Franciscans was organized by village chiefs and influential shamans and this resistance was expressed through attacks on both the Spanish soldiers and the...
Posted: Wed Feb 4, 2015 3:57PM
Students for Justice in Palestine at SJSU Condemn UC Davis Vandalism - by via Students for Justice in Palestine at SJSU
Students for Justice in Palestine at San Jose State University Condemn UC Davis Vandalism
Posted: Mon Feb 2, 2015 6:04PM
Petition: Urge Pope Francis to abandon his decision to canonize Junipero Serra - by via MoveOn.org
Urge Pope Francis to abandon his decision to canonize Junipero Serra as "the great evangalizer" and apologize to the descendants of thousands of indigenous Californians that died at the hands of Serra's Mission system. Sign petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/urge-pope-francis-to
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:32PM
Meme Commemorating 2015 San Jose Mayoral Election - by Eugenio Negro
Eugenio Negro's poster/meme/T-shirt design to commemorate the 2015 San Jose mayoral elections.
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 12:18PM
San Jose City Council Unanimously Votes to Oppose Central Coast Oil Train Project - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN JOSE, Calif.— On January 13, San Jose became the latest city to oppose the proposed Phillips 66 oil train offloading facility in San Luis Obispo County. The city council voted unanimously to prepare a letter to the San Luis Obispo Planning Commission expressing serious concerns about the dangers of the project. If approved, this facility would bring mile-long oil trains carrying 2.5 million gallons of crude nearly every day through densely populated centers including San Jose.
Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 12:31AM
Anti-Eviction Mapping Project Release Map of Digerati Dorms in the Bay Area - by Anti-Eviction Mapping Project
The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project is releasing an interactive map of digerati dorms and hacker homes in the San Francisco Bay Area: http://www.antievictionmappingproject.net/digeratidorms.html. Viewers can hover over the dorms to read more about them.
Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 9:25AM
Nurses to Issue Impact Report, Urge State Officials to Save Daughters of Charity - by via National Nurses United
Registered nurses who work in five Daughters of Charity hospitals across California will hold a Sacramento press conference Wednesday to urge Attorney General Kamala Harris to approve the sale of the hospitals to a buyer that has pledged to stop the threatened closure of the hospitals and preserve critical healthcare services. Photo: Registered Nurses held a vigil on Dec. 12, in front of O'Connor Hospital in San Jose supporting the sale to Prime Healthcare.
Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 6:11PM
From Palestine to Ferguson: Expressing Solidarity, Blocking Traffic in San José - by Ruth R.
Speakers at a rally in San Jose, California drew parallels between the shooting of black teenager Mike Brown and the crushing of protesters in the aftermath, and the treatment of Palestinians under Israeli despotism. They said that police deployed tactics to attack unarmed protesters in Ferguson and that these are the same tactics used by Israel-trained police. They said the connection is not coincidence.
Posted: Mon Dec 1, 2014 12:50PM
Justice for the Disappeared! - by El Comite en Apoyo de Ayotzinapa
San Jose, CA
Event Date:Sat Dec 6, 2014 11:00AM
Posted: Sun Nov 30, 2014 7:43PM
Stand with Ferguson - by
San Jose City Hall 200 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA
Event Date:Sun Nov 30, 2014 3:00PM
Posted: Thu Nov 27, 2014 2:40AM
'No Honor In Racism Rally' Hosted By Hundreds Of Native Americans Protesting WashingtonNFL - by Morning Star Gali
Dozens of grassroots indigenous groups are hosting a “No Honor in Racism Rally” opposing the use of Native identity and culture as a mascot and demand an end the use of a racial slur by the Washington NFL Team.
Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 12:26AM
Mayfair Organizations Host 'Community Action' Tianguis in San José - by Alex Darocy
In Mexico and Central America, a tianguis is traditionally thought of as an open air market where merchandise is sold. The word tianguis is derived from the Aztec language, and the cultural tradition has been practiced by Indigenous peoples since before colonial contact. To create a space where community organizing skills can be shared, the concept of a "community action" tianguis was created by individuals in the Mayfair community of San José. The first such Community Action Tianguis was he...
Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2014 8:39PM