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Storm Skanska! - by Susan
Skanska USA Oakland Office 1999 Harrison Street Oakland
Event Date:Wed Feb 4, 2015 4:30PM
Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 11:25AM
Bay Area Testing Facility Gets Away With Murder - by via Stop Animal Exploitation NOW!
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture has penalized a Bay Area testing laboratory with only an "'Official Warning" for negligence after the lab dumped a rabbit – still alive – into a carcass freezer, and a national research watchdog group said it is shocked.
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:02PM
Reclaim MLK - Black Lives Matter Demands Read at Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Office, 1/16/15: photos - by Dave Id
In solidarity with Black Lives Matter activists across the country who set out to "Reclaim Martin Luther King's Legacy" for MLK Day 2015, Oakland's Anti-Police Terrorism Project (APTP) called for 96 hours of direct action in the San Francisco Bay Area. After early morning actions at the Federal building in Oakland and BART stations in San Francisco, Black Lives Matter activists stormed new Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf’s office and read the full list of national and local demands set forth by...
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 4:15PM
Reclaim MLK - Third World for Black Power Lockdown at Federal Building in Oakland, 1/16/15: photos - by Dave Id
In solidarity with Black Lives Matter activists across the country who set out to "Reclaim Martin Luther King's Legacy" for MLK Day 2015, Oakland's Anti-Police Terrorism Project (APTP) called for 96 hours of direct action in the San Francisco Bay Area. Launching the four-day weekend of actions in the Bay Area was a surprise Friday morning lockdown of the two main entrances to the Ronald Dellums Federal Building complex. Over two dozen activists arrived at the federal building before dawn and...
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 1:34PM
Why Rejecting the Pitiful Police Brutality Settlement of #J28 Helps #BlackLivesMatter - by Ergoat
Recalling the events of #J28 2012 Occupy Oakland, the aftermath, and the pitifully small settlement three years later. How if we don't learn from this, we are dooming the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:17PM
DA O'Malley and "Black Lives Matter" Protesters - by ann nomura
Discusses DA O'Malley's bias toward protesters during Occupy Oakland and campaign contributions from Oakland Police Department.
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:39PM
InfoSession for new Anti-Policing Campaign - by East Bay Solidarity Network
Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave. Oakland
Event Date:Wed Feb 4, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 7:34PM
WeCopwatch is Investigating the Police Attacks on December 6th, 2014 in Berkeley - by WeCopwatch
On December 6, 2014, the Berkeley Police, assisted by other agencies, attacked scores of demonstrators protesting the Grand Jury decisions on the Eric Garner and Mike Brown killings.
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:07PM
A Year in the Streets: Resistance in the Bay in 2014 - by FireWorks
From the blockading of Google buses to the blockading of major freeways. From riots against white supremacy and police in Oakland to anti-tech and gentrification brawls in San Francisco, 2014 was an explosive year. Battles erupted in a variety of places and around various issues. Against surveillance, against the eviction of squats and homeless camps, against Israeli attacks on Gaza at the Port of Oakland, and in workplaces and neighborhoods across the region. While the bay changed for the wo...
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 2:36PM
EASTWEST #8: An Anarchist Newspaper - by EASTWEST
Bay area anarchist publication dealing with community and social struggles in our area. This issue touches on the continued rebellion against the police that we began to cover in the last issue.
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 1:04PM
Hard Knock Radio: Martin Luther King Jr. Day audio and interviews (audio/mpeg 10.3MB) - by Davey D
On January 19, MLK Day 2015, the action started before dawn with a Black Lives Matter demonstration at the home of new Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf. Later in the morning, thousands gathered for a rally at the Fruitvale BART station plaza before a march to the Oakland Coliseum, near the site of the planned "Coliseum City" mega-development. Hard Knock Radio with Davey D captured the sounds of the day and interviewed participants.
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 4:26PM
Reclaiming King's legacy with 96 hours of direct action: community demands - by APTP
Beginning on Friday, January 16, the Bay Area community engaged in 96 hours of direct action to reclaim King’s legacy of radical non-violent resistance. King’s vision and mission were larger than what we have been allowed to remember. He has been sanitized over the years, but King was clear that direct action was an essential piece of societal transformation.
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 3:10PM
UC Strike Called for January 27th - by via UAPD
The Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) has given the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) notice that doctors employed by its student health centers will hold a one-day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike on Tuesday, January 27th, starting at 7:30 am.
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:55PM
Bay Area March to Overturn CITIZENS UNITED! (video/quicktime 36.8MB) - by Bill Carpenter
The January 21, 2015, march went from Sen. Diane Feinstein's office at Market & Montgomery to the Old Federal Building where many of our Federal District Courts hold forth. Three-minute QT movie. 40MB.
Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2015 2:20PM
Section 8 wait list opening in Alameda on Jan. 29 - by Lynda Carson
Low-income households with Section 8 vouchers may use them in the private rental market to rent their housing if they can convince a landlord to accept them. During the first year in the program the tenant may not have to pay more than 30% of their income for their monthly rent, and the housing authority pays the remainder to the landlord.
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 6:26PM
Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools, Homes - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— Eleven groups and the city of Berkeley sued the California Department of Food and Agriculture today (see PDF) over the agency’s approval of a statewide “pest management” plan that allows pesticide spraying on schools, organic farms and residential yards, including aerial spraying over homes in rural areas. California approved the program despite tens of thousands of public comment letters calling for a less toxic approach that would protect the vitality and resilience o...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 4:32PM
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
What You Can Learn from Oakland's Raw Police Automatic License Plate Reader Data (video/mp4 32.5MB) - by EFF
This is the portrait that emerged when EFF analyzed eight days of ALPR data provided by the City of Oakland in response to a request under the California Public Records Act.
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:02PM
Thousands Unite and March in East Oakland to Reclaim King's Legacy - by Bradley Allen
A weekend of direct actions, teach-ins, politically charged cultural events and marches throughout the Bay Area to Reclaim King’s Legacy culminated with a Jobs and Economy March for the People on January 19. Power concedes nothing without a demand. —Frederick Douglas
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 4:57PM
Court support for Ali in Vallejo - by orion
Vallejo Superior Court Department 24 321 Tuolumne Street Vallejo,CA 9459
Event Date:Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:52PM