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Candlelight Vigil for Palestine - by Betty Devi
At Todos Santos Plaza in Concord (on Willow Pass between Mt. Diablo and Grant St.)
Event Date:Sat Aug 2, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:42PM
Oakland City Council's $12.25 minimum wage proposal shot down - by Lynda Carson
The July 29 Oakland City Council measure to raise the minimum wage to $12.25 failed, leaving it up to the voters to pass a $12.25 minimum wage increase proposal in November!
Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:55AM
CANCELLED: Block the Boat for Gaza! Shut Down the Israeli company ZIM Shipping @ the Port of Oakland - by BlockTheBoatForGaza!
--> THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED -- MORE INFORMATION WILL BE FORTHCOMING FROM ORGANIZERS IN THE DAYS OR WEEKS AHEAD
Event Date:Sat Aug 2, 2014 5:00AM
Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 2:49PM
Chevron's Richmond refinery expansion will increase greenhouse gas emissions by 20% (audio/mpeg 1.8MB) - by Pacifica Evening News
Chevron's Richmond oil refinery is already the greatest emitter of greenhouse gases in the State of California. According to Richmond Planning Commissioner Marilyn Langlois, Chevron's plan for its complex refinery expansion will increase its emissions by another 20% of what they are now, but Chevron is denying that by excluding the emissions that will be produced by PraxAir, an affiliate corporation.
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:23PM
Alameda Labor Council Passes Resolution Condemning OUSD for censoring Mumia - by Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia
Alameda Labor Council passes resolution condemning Oakland Unified School District for censoring Mumia
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:04PM
Hand Off The Trayvon 2 (Trial Starts July 25) - by wecopwatch
Trial Begins Tomorrow For the Trayvon 2. As many of you know, folks will be gathering at 8am outside the Wiley Manuel Courthouse 661 Washington St. Oakland 94607 (7th & Washington in downtown)
Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 8:59PM
Ralph Nader Speaking on Privatization, the Post Office & the Fight Against the Corporate S - by
Downtown Berkeley Post Office Steps. 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA
Event Date:Tue Jul 29, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 6:47AM
Chevron campaign to buy City of Richmond: Andrés Soto on CIUT-Ontario (audio/mpeg 25.5MB) - by CIUT-Toronto-Taylor Report
Chevron is attempting to buy the City of Richmond, to insure the complex refinery permit it hopes to win at Richmond's next City Council meeting, on July 29th. Andrés Soto spoke to CIUT-Toronto host Phil Taylor about Chevron's purchase orders and the environmental battles throughout the East Bay Refinery Corridor. The Richmond City Council meeting on July 29th will begin at 6:30, at 403 Civic Center Drive, Richmond, four or five blocks east of the Richmond BART station.
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:11PM
Stop the War on Children from Gaza to the U.S./Mexican Border - by Tova
Oakland Federal Building, 1301 Clay St
Event Date:Thu Jul 24, 2014 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:14PM
Oakland: We Are All Gaza - Rally/March - by Naima Shalhoub
Gathering at the pillars at Lake Merritt, Oakland, on Embarcadero Ave between Grand and Lake Shore.
Event Date:Sun Jul 27, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:29PM
Richmond environmentalists request support for challenge to Chevron refinery expansion (audio/mpeg 1.8MB) - by KPFA Weekend News/Andrés Soto/Ann Garrison
Richmond environmentalists ask supporters from all over the Bay Area to attend the Richmond City Council meeting at 403 Civic Center Street, several blocks east of the Richmond BART station on Tuesday, July 22nd. The meeting starts at 6:30 pm, but Andrés Soto of Communities for a Better Environment is urging people to arrive by 5:30 to get good seats and fill out speaker cards. Chevron's Richmond Refinery produces more greenhouse gases than any other corporation in California.
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:56AM
Oakland Slumlords? video (video/mp4 48.7MB) - by tenant
Oakland landlord and professor Cubie Crawford and property management 2B Living acting like slumlords.
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:34AM
MDRC's Rent Reform Assault: Section 8 tenants vs. affordable housing industry - by Lynda Carson
The reason the assault on the low-income Section 8 voucher holders is occurring is because the affordable housing industry wants more Section 8 vouchers to be taken away from the poor. The affordable housing industry wants the vouchers to be removed from the poor so the vouchers can be converted, and transferred for use at their subsidized housing projects!
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 8:57PM
100th Birthday Party for the Berkeley Post Office. - by
Downtown Berkeley Post Office 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA
Event Date:Sat Jul 26, 2014 1:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:05AM
Section 8 tenants are guinea pigs for Oakland nonprofit, in rent reform study - by Lynda Carson
For years, MRDC located downtown Oakland has been involved in using poor people as guinea pigs in research studies that they were hired to do for the government. This includes studies on people in welfare to work programs, people in school programs, work programs for ex-prisoners, including programs for disabled people. MRDC became most notable or notorious for coming up with the states welfare to work policies of the 80s and 90s!
Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 6:59AM
Vet’s Ruptured Spleen Ignored, Mocked by Jailors: Case Against Alameda County Set for Tria - by Siegel & Yee
For Immediate Release 7/18/14
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:28PM
EASTWEST #1: An Anarchist Newspaper - by EASTWEST
A new publication
Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 4:34PM
WOSP Gentrification Scheme Was Passed By Oakland City Council - by Lynda Carson
According to KCBS news this morning, the Oakland City Council gave the green light to move forward with WOSP and iit's companion legislation to gentrify West Oakland, and according to Oakland's city records the City Council has to vote again on WOSP for a second reading of the legislation, for a final passage on July 29th.
Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 6:28AM
Berkeley students to rally at the Regents Meeting for halt to development on Gill Tract - by sealstudents
Regents Meeting in San Francisco
Event Date:Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 4:41PM
Dolores Park in San Francisco DESTROYED - is Peoples' Park in Berkeley NEXT? - by two-feather
Dolores Park, an Indigenous Sacred Site and iconic San Francisco city park, has been destroyed by the forces of gentrification, and we believe that Muwekma [Peoples'] Park in Berkeley is next.
Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 10:18AM