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Mapping Displacement and Gentrification in the San Francisco Bay Area - by Urban Displacement Project
The Bay Area’s booming jobs and housing market necessitates a careful look at the causes and consequences of neighborhood change to protect residents that are most vulnerable to potentially being displaced. Wages for the Bay Area’s low income residents have not kept pace with the sky-rocketing housing prices resulting in massive demographic shifts in the area.
Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2015 6:48PM
Oakland police killed yet another Black man today - by FTP
The killing this morning is the sixth officer-involved shooting by Oakland police in 2015, and the fourth resulting in death. This does not count Richard Linyard, who police claim suffocated to death after he squeezed himself between two buildings during a police chase. All of OPD's victims this year have been of African descent, of course. The name of today's victim is not yet publicly known, although it's been reported that he was homeless and an immigrant, possibly from West Africa. Po...
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 11:25PM
Notice to Richmond Voters: Fraudulent Petition Circulating - by Posted By Lynda Carson
[[[ This petition will not support rent control, and the groups working to stabilize rents in Richmond do not endorse it. The community groups supporting rent control are listed at the bottom of this message. ]]]
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 5:12PM
Cornell study on Berkeley soda tax in error (Media outlets run with it anyway) - by The_BerkeleyCept
Media outlets are running with a Cornell University study critical of the Berkeley tax on sugary drinks. Cornell researchers claim the tax is failing, because the price of sodas and other sugary drinks are stable, with no tax increase passed on to consumers. The researchers make the argument that the intended effect of the tax was to raise the price of sugary drinks as a deterrent. The Cornell Chronicle printed the headline "Berkeley soda tax falls flat". Media companies have followed sui...
Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 3:29PM
Residents Plan For New E 12th Development - by Monica Garcia
Henry J. Kaiser parking lot, 10 10th Street
Event Date:Sun Aug 23, 2015 1:30PM
Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 4:13PM
Endangered Species Act Recovery Plan Set for Two Unique Bay Area Plants - by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced recovery plans (see PDF) today for the pallid manzanita, a fire-adapted shrub with only two naturally occurring populations remaining in the world — in Alameda and Contra Costa counties — and Baker’s larkspur, an attractive purple wildflower with only one small remaining population, in western Marin County.
Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 2:57PM
Fundraiser for Independent Autopsy for Nate Wilks - by APTP
We need to raise the funds in the NEXT FOUR DAYS--by Sunday, August 23rd. Sunday is the day before Nathaniel’s mother will return to NY and three days before what would have been Nate’s 28th birthday.
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:25PM
Notes From Technotopia: On The Cruelty Of Indifference - by Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Gentryfuct
(In his most recent philosophical tantrum, performance artist and poet Guillermo Gómez-Peña reflects on the dangers of the ultimate “creative city,” and what it means to become a foreigner in his own neighborhood, waiting for the much touted eviction notice.)
Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2015 6:28PM
Justice for Richard Linyard - by trevor michaels
Oakland City Hall front steps (press conference)
Event Date:Thu Aug 20, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2015 3:26PM
Nate Wilks, 27, murdered by Oakland PD for running while Black - by Tiny, Poor News Network
“He was a loving young father, he was sharp, he was respectful to everyone and loved by his family. He loved life; he had that New York swag. This killing has to stop,” Jasmine, one of several loving family members of 27-year-old Nathaniel Wilks, cried out to the crowd of over 110 people who billowed out of the tiny corner at 27th and Martin Luther King Boulevard in North Oakland to hold space for another Afrikan mama’s son, a young father and brother stolen from us all by the Oakland p...
Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2015 12:21PM
Black August Oakland - A Three Day Weekend of Resistance - by Black August Organizing Committee
2313 San Pablo Ave Oakland CA 94612 - firstname.lastname@example.org - (510) 338.7933
Event Date:Fri Aug 21, 2015 6:30PM
Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2015 10:38AM
A Report from the Conspiracy of Insurgent Anarchists Concerning the Past Two Years - by Conspiracy of Insurgent Anarchists
"A Report from the Conspiracy of Insurgent Anarchists Concerning the Past Two Years in the San Francisco Bay Area." An article claiming that the San Francisco Bay Area has been experiencing unprecedented revolt over that course of the past several years -- and that ceaselessly implacable, energetic, spiky anarchists have been leading the way.
Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2015 7:27PM
Converge for direct actions and Knowland Park Defence Fest and Campout! - by Defend Knowland Park
Converge for Direct Actions and a music festival to Defend Knowland Park, the Animals, and the working class from the Oakland Zoo!
Posted: Sat Aug 15, 2015 1:45PM
Nathaniel Wilks' family fundraising campaign for independent autopsy, legal costs, funeral arrangements - by Chemika Hollis
Hi my name is Chemika Hollis, I am the mother of Kai'lei Wilks. I am writing to thank everyone who came out yesterday and supported us and every way possible. There were a lot of very smart individuals who stand for what we believe in. I seen a very strong force and with everyone support I will seek justice for my partner and child's father.
Posted: Sat Aug 15, 2015 10:27AM
Oscar Grant Foundation Helps Over 500 Students! - by OGF
OSCAR GRANT FOUNDATION HELPS HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS IN NEED
Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:17PM
Cat Brooks on OPD Shooting, Northern California Wildfires, Back to School (audio/mpeg 10.3MB) - by KPFA's UpFront
Nathaniel Wilks. That’s the name of the 24-year-old black man who was shot and killed by Oakland Police Officers this Wednesday at the intersection of 27th and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Oakland.
Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:16AM
Oakland Police Kill Again - by WeCopwatch
Oakland has been pretty busy this year. Gentrification has provided the City and the Police with a new found sense of purpose: Protect capital, investments, and of course the massive migration of workers from San Francisco.
Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2015 7:40PM
APTP statement on August 12th murder by Oakland police - by Anti Police-Terror Project
Yesterday, another Black life was stolen by the hands of law enforcement.
Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2015 1:39PM
Black Led Vigil for Nathaniel Wilks and All Black Lives Stolen by Police Terror - by Anti Police-Terror Project
MLK and 27th, Oakland
Event Date:Fri Aug 14, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2015 11:15PM
Direct actions to defend Knowland Park against fencing and development begin in Oakland, CA! - by Defend Knowland Park
Defend Knowland Park supports and encourages autonomous non-violent direct actions to slow and hopefully stop the privitization of 56 acres, cutting of over 400 native and non-native trees, and neo-colonial gentrification of Oakland. As we have stated before, we need to resist the destructive and gentrifying Zoo development to protect the animals, land, and neighborhood. We invite everyone who feels compassionate about environmental justice, animal rights, and tenant rights to join us, organi...
Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2015 8:06PM