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On the Streets in Palo Alto: Two Sides Face Off on Palestine - by R. Robertson
While a rally in Palo Alto on Thursday night was mostly peaceful, members on both sides of the issue got into shouting matches. One pro-Israel demonstrator waved an Israeli flag in the pathway of the Free Palestine vigilers as they began their march down Palo Alto's University Avenue.
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 3:43AM
No Justice No Peace in Half Moon Bay - A March for Yanira Serrano-Garcia - by
Half Moon Bay Volunteer Fire Department 1191 Main Street, Half Moon Bay
Event Date:Fri Jul 25, 2014 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 2:13PM
Protest at Whole Foods in Palo Alto: Boycott Eden Foods - by Raging Grannies Action League
Whole Foods Market carries many Eden brand food products. The owner of Eden Foods is Catholic and doesn't want to just stop covering some contraception, he wants to stop covering ALL of it. At the same time, many women who are Whole Foods shoppers are opposed to the "Hobby Lobby" Supreme Court decision; Eden's case, which is even more far-reaching, is soon to be heard.
Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 7:06PM
Boycott Israel Protesters die-in at HP Hewlett Packard in Palo Alto - by BDS Now
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:18PM
Protest at Whole Foods for Women's Reproductive Rights: Boycott Eden Products - by Raging Grannies Action League
Whole Foods 774 Emerson St, Palo Alto, corner Homer. (Downtown Palo Alto near Palo Alto's University Ave. Caltrain stop)
Event Date:Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:15PM
Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 10:45PM
Press Conference Rally At Silicon Valley Corporate Office Of "Student's Matter" Funder pr - by United Public Workers For Action
Silicon Valley Infinera World Headquarters 140 Caspian Ct. Sunnyvale 94089
Event Date:Mon Jul 21, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 12:38PM
July 15 Global Solidarity Fast for Peace – Palestine/Israel - by Peace End the Illegal Occupation
People around the world are fasting for peacej
Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 11:44PM
Tenant Group Calls for Ouster of EPA City Manager for Interference with Rent Control - by Tenants Together
Tenants Together calls for the replacement of East Palo Alto's City Manager based on a comprehensive review of documents obtained through a Public Records Act request. The documents reveal that the City Manager has effectively given control over the regulatory process to the biggest landlord in East Palo Alto. The City Manager's contract expires in October 2014, and the City Council will decide whether to replace her or renew the contract.
Posted: Wed Jul 9, 2014 4:59PM
Yanira Serrano-Garcia Honored on the One Month Anniversary of Her Killing - by Alex Darocy
On July 3, the family and friends of Yanira Serrano-Garcia held a rosary and candlelight vigil to honor the 18-year-old on the one-month anniversary of her death. The vigil took place outside of Yanira's home at the Moonridge housing complex in Half Moon Bay, which is where she was killed by San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy Menh Trieu on June 3. An announcement for the vigil read: "Thursday, July 3rd will mark one month since the heinous shooting of our sister, daughter and dear friend Yanir...
Posted: Mon Jul 7, 2014 8:48PM
Community Dialog Series to Discuss the Killing of Yanira Serrano Garcia - by Justice For Yanira
A series of meetings sponsored by the City of Half Moon Bay will take place to discuss the killing of Yanira Serrano Garcia, who on June 3 was killed outside of her Moonridge home by San Mateo County Sheriff's Deputy Menh Trieu. The events are organized by the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center and are open to the public.
Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 6:40PM
Occupy Google 10 arrested at Google Hdq asking for dialogue; battle for Net Neutrality - by Common Carrier
10 arrested last asking for a dialogue with Google
Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 2:43PM
Public Meeting to Discuss the Killing of Yanira Serrano Garcia - by
I.D.E.S. Society Hall 735 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Event Date:Thu Jun 26, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:30PM
Family Demands Transparent Investigation Into Killing of Yanira Serrano Garcia (video/x-flv 21.6MB) - by Alex Darocy
On June 18, Tony Serrano stood before the Half Moon Bay City Council to demand justice for his sister, Yanira Serrano Garcia. Yanira was killed by San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy Menh Trieu on June 3 when she was having a health crisis outside of her home at the Moonridge housing complex. The Serrano family and their supporters are asking the Half Moon Bay City Council to support a number of resolutions, including one that calls for a transparent criminal investigation into the killing of t...
Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:47PM
Family and Friends Bid Farewell to Yanira Serrano Garcia - by Alex Darocy
The family and friends of Yanira Serrano Garcia bid farewell to her at a public funeral and procession held at Our Lady of the Pillar Catholic Church on June 14. The family is still reeling in the wake of the devastating loss of 18-year-old Yanira, who was shot and killed outside of her home in Half Moon Bay by San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy Menh Trieu on June 3.
Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 7:40PM
Sunny San Mateo Celebrates Gay Pride in Central Park - by Raging Grannies
The 2nd Annual Gay Pride Celebration of San Mateo saw attendees clap and sing along to entertainment on the main stage. The free wheelin' El Camino Reelers even inspired some folks to get up and dance along to the dance calls! Many visitors to the festival toured the dozens of booths that featured information on coming out, getting health care, and finding a spiritual community. Top photo: Members of the El Camino Reelers on the main stage.
Posted: Sun Jun 15, 2014 3:57AM
First California Condor Observed in San Mateo County Since 1904 Traveled from Pinnacles - by Ventana Wildlife Society
Condor #597, also known as "Lupine" took a trip from Pinnacles National Park on May 30, 2014 and returned just two days later. In the process, she discovered new territory. Similar to the pioneers, Condor #597 explored the landscape and expanded the current range of her kind. Fortunately, this recent excursion was recorded by a motion-activated camera on private property near the town of Pescadero, in San Mateo County, just 35 miles away from San Francisco and 6 miles from Ano Nuevo State Par...
Posted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 5:45PM
Marching to the Sheriff's Station and City Hall for Justice for Yanira Serrano Garcia (video/x-flv 22.9MB) - by Alex Darocy
On June 6, family members, friends, and supporters held an interfaith vigil in Half Moon Bay for Yanira Serrano Garcia, the 18-year-old who was killed by San Mateo County Sheriff's Deputy Menh Trieu on June 3. After hearing from religious leaders of several denominations in front of Our Lady of the Pillar Catholic Church, a segment of the group marched around the corner to the San Mateo Sheriff's Half Moon Bay substation where a spontaneous, informal speak out was held. The group then marched...
Posted: Mon Jun 9, 2014 8:20PM
Rosary and Vigil Held for Yanira Serrano-Garcia at Her Home in Half Moon Bay - by Alex Darocy
On June 5, family members and friends gathered for a Rosary and Vigil for 18-year-old Yanira Serrano-Garcia, who was shot and killed by Menh Trieu, a Deputy with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, on June 3. About 100-150 people attended the Rosary and lined the street outside of her home, the location where Yanira was killed, at the Moonridge housing complex in Half Moon Bay. [Top photo: Yanira's brother, Tony Serrano (far left), supported by friends at the memorial outside of her home.]
Posted: Fri Jun 6, 2014 4:00PM
San Mateo Sheriff Kills Special Needs Woman - by San Mateo County Police News
A San Mateo County Sheriff’s Deputy killed an 18 year old woman on June 3 at her home near Half Moon Bay. Sheriffs say they were called to her home after they received a report that she was violent and had a weapon. According to a report by NBC Bay Area, the woman's brother, Lorenzo Serrano, said that his special needs sister, "may have been off her medication and likely had a knife." He also said, "We want answers....Why didn't they use a Taser? We just want to know what really happened."
Posted: Wed Jun 4, 2014 6:57PM
Beach Access Bill Clears State Senate, Advances to Assembly - by Surfrider Foundation
Sacramento, Calif., May 28, 2014— A California state bill, Senate Bill 968 (Hill – San Mateo), which will restore public access to Martin’s Beach located minutes south of Half Moon Bay in San Mateo County, passed on the Senate floor with a vote of 22 to 11. It will now move on to the Assembly for consideration.
Posted: Fri May 30, 2014 3:47PM