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Occupy the Farm Work Party & Land Occupation - by Occupy the Farm
San Pablo and Monroe, Albany CA
Event Date:Sat May 25, 2013 5:00PM
Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 10:42PM
$8000 A Week Scabs At Sutter Alta Bates Hospital As CNA NNU Nurses & Techs Strike For 9th - by Labor Video Project
For two years, Sutter CNA NNU nurses at many facilities in the East Bay have been fighting against concessions. On May 17, 2013 they launched their 9th strike and $8,000 a week scabs were brought into replace the workers.
Posted: Sat May 18, 2013 11:42AM
UC & FEMA Tree Removal in East Bay Hills - Public Meeting - by Hchapot
Claremont Middle School, 5750 College Ave., Oakland.
Event Date:Sat May 18, 2013 10:00AM
Posted: Fri May 17, 2013 7:13PM
Berkeley Citizens Action Forum on Fair Elections - by Nick Galloro
Redwood Gardens Community Room, 2951 Derby Street, Berkeley. Redwood Gardens is located on the Clark Kerr Campus at Derby and Claremont. Public transportation is available on the 49A and 49B bus schedules………… depending on the direction you travel. Ask the driver to let you off at Derby and Claremont. There’s a green awning with steps. Go up the steps and to your right. Doors to the Community Room will be open.
Event Date:Sun May 19, 2013 1:00PM
Posted: Fri May 17, 2013 11:10AM
Brightman Family Evicted from Our Home Need Help Moving - by Quanah Brightman
Brightman Family has Been Evicted from Our Home of Over 26 Years, and that We Must Be Completely Moved Out By Wednesday June 5th 2013 by 4pm. Please Donate to Help us Move. United Native Americans,Inc. 2434 Faria Ave Pinole, CA 94564 (510)672-7187 BANK OF THE WEST ACCOUNT NUMBER # 106012446 http://www.gofundme.com/2smvf4
Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 10:03AM
May Day 2013-Oakland (video/mp4 79.9MB) - by Eric Louie
Video of the May Day march for immigrants in Oakland's Fruitvale.
Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 10:15PM
A Few Words from a David Grefrath, who is currently in jail for farming - by Samara Steele / David Grefrath
On Saturday, May 11th, over a hundred people gathered at the Gill Tract in Albany with the intention of using publicly-owned university land to grow vegetables for a 2nd year in a row. The following Monday, police raided the the farm, forcing everyone to stand on the sidewalk and watch as the cops used a tractor to shred the freshly planted vegetables. Four people were arrested on Monday, including David Grefarth, who works as baker at the Nabolom Bakery in Berkeley. David att...
Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 6:56PM
Re-Occupy The Farm! - by
San Pablo Ave & Monroe in Albany, CA
Event Date:Sat May 18, 2013 11:00AM
Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 4:52PM
Police Raid Volunteer Farm, arrest 4, & illegally abuse UC Berkeley student - by Teresa Smith
Summary: On Monday, university police raided the all-volunteer farm at the Gill Tract. Four people were arrested. One of them was Brooke Marino, a geography student from UC Berkeley, who was standing on a public sidewalk outside the property. As seen in the vdieo footage, Marino was being nonviolent. Police, however, put her in a "pain compliance hold" and carried her by her neck across the street. Civil Rights attorney Dan Siegel witnessed this, and says the police broke the law by bypas...
Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 10:19AM
Blueford Family to Call on City and New Police Chief for Accountability - by anne weills
Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheatre, on the steps of City Hall 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA
Event Date:Thu May 16, 2013 3:00PM
Posted: Tue May 14, 2013 3:58PM
Occupy the Farm RePlants the Gill Tract!~ - by Ryan Rising
Occupy the Farm has gathered at the Gill Tract in Albany, CA, and walked back on to the land to replant uprooted seedlings and put some new plant starts into the ground. Over one hundred people and one bunny got together across Monroe Street from the piece of land that was planted Saturday and tilled under earlier this Monday morning and walked back on to the land arm in arm.
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 8:18PM
Shaquille O'Neal Stabs Mumia Abu-Jamal in the Back! - by gerald smith
Shaquille O'Neal, retired basketball star and wannabe cop, was challenged by protesters at the National Basketball Association (NBA) playoff game at the Oakland Coliseum on Sunday, May 12, 2013. ( O'Neal wasn't present.) (video 9m) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfwDWlLZE5s&feature=
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 5:48PM
Four Arrests, A Tractor Sit-In, and A Destroyed Farm - by Ryan Rising
Four people are arrested today attempting to plant and then defend a community farm in Albany, CA on a piece of land owned and planned to be paved over and developed by the University of California at Berkeley. Many farmers express they want a peaceful and voluntary shift towards all people taking care of each other, and also that destruction of food will not be tolerated. RISE UP
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 1:55PM
Occupy The Farm Raided - by Molly Batchelder
Occupy the Farm Raided
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 9:30AM
Occupy The Farm RAIDED Monday, May 13, 2013 - by Ryan Rising
Occupy the Farm is raided Monday morning, May 13, 2013. UC Police came to the Gill Tract at San Pablo and Marin early morning around 4 a.m. flashing mag lights on people and telling people to get up and get out or get arrested. Folks will be holding space all day outside on San Pablo Avenue @ Monroe Avenue in Albany, CA. Join us, especially towards 5 pm so we can gather in strength to go on to the land and water the plants that are already in the ground. We are liberating the land to g...
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 6:20AM
Day One Occupy The Farm 5 11 13 Albany Gill Tract Farm - by Darin Bauer
The Southern part of the Gill Tract is in danger of being zoned differently than the northern part, Whole Foods dropped their bid, there has been an ongoing community battle for the proper usage of this farmland. It is the last of the A1 type land [agriculture,] in the east bay. The community at large would like to see the farm drop GMO and corporate sponsorship, and not sell the land to commercial real estate developers. Rather than grow GMO fava, corn and let the land waste with wild mustar...
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 1:28AM
Radio Autonomía:Zapatismo in the Bay MAY SHOW:Strike Debt & Resistance to Prisons and PIC (audio/mpeg 92.2MB) - by Radio Autonomía
AUDIOS are from the May 5th, 2013 broadcast of Radio Autonomía: Zapatismo in the Bay on Berkeley Liberation Radio, 104.1FM, livestream at Berkeley Liberation Radio
Posted: Sun May 12, 2013 9:53PM
Mayor Jean Quan's Husband Identified in Second Altercation on First Friday by New Witness (video/mp4 68.6MB) - by wecopwatch.org
If you thought we were kidding about Mayor Jean Quan's Husband, take a look at this interview of a witness who had her own experience with Mr Floyd on 1rst friday
Posted: Fri May 10, 2013 2:08PM
Liberate the Land Party! Occupy the Farm Returns to Gill Tract - by Occupy the Farm
Meet up at Albany City Hall, 1000 San Pablo Ave!
Event Date:Sat May 11, 2013 12:00PM
Posted: Fri May 10, 2013 11:48AM
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Drags Off Aggressive Husband at Art Murmur - by Mohammed Harun Arsalai
In recent years, Oakland has seen an accelerated gentrification process occurring. City Hall and law enforcement operations are both engaged in the dirty work that comes along with these processes
Posted: Mon May 6, 2013 11:55AM