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Oakland’s Children’s Hospital Expansion - community meeting - by
5714 Martin Luther King Jr. Way North Oakland Senior Center
Event Date:Mon Mar 30, 2015 6:30PM
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:31PM
People's Park under Siege, Call for Support! - by Defenders
More support needed! People will be meeting at the People's Park stage at 9 PM this evening to discuss possible next steps. We strongly encourage everyone to come by People's Park tomorrow at 6 AM to prevent further damage to the park. Everyone is encouraged to come to People's Park tomorrow throughout the entire day, as the scheduled tree cutting will last until 3.
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 6:39PM
Sutter/Alta Bates Fined $71K for Willful Failure to Safely Isolate Potential TB Patients - by via California Nurses Association
California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has fined Sutter corporation’s Alta Bates Summit Medical Center $71,275 for willful safety violations for placing two dozen suspected tuberculosis patients in airborne isolation rooms that were inoperable, potentially exposing scores of staff, other patients, and visitors to exposure for TB or other serious infectious diseases.
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 12:13PM
Devastating Fire at AK Press Warehouse: Lives Lost, Residences Destroyed, Dozens Displaced, Businesses Damaged - by Dave Id
Before dawn on Saturday, March 21, a fire erupted in a warehouse on 24th Street in Oakland. Two resident artists died, Davis Letona and Daniel “Moe” Thomas. The fire quickly spread to the adjoining warehouse on 23rd Street commonly known as the AK Press warehouse. On the AK side, three residential units sustained severe damage, at least one being totally destroyed, with a beloved cat succumbing to the smoke and heat. As a result of the three-alarm fire, other units have borne varying ...
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 10:11PM
Earth Day in Oakland! - by Michael Katz
Rotary Nature Center 600 Bellevue Ave., Oakland CA, 94612
Event Date:Sat Apr 18, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 3:52PM
Help AK Press & Friends Recover from Fire - by AK Press
In the early morning of March 21, the building behind ours caught fire. Two people lost their lives. The fire moved to the mixed-use warehouse building we share with 1984 Printing and 30+ residents. Everyone in our building got out safely, but several units were completely destroyed. There was extensive water and smoke damage to other units, including the ones occupied by AK Press and 1984 Printing. On the afternoon of March 24th, the City of Oakland red-tagged our building, which prohibits...
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:58PM
TEECOM's Annual Earth Day - by Nicole La
Lafayette Square Park, Oakland, CA 94607
Event Date:Wed Apr 22, 2015 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 1:24PM
Mario Marazziti: 13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty - by
Berkeley Hillside Club 2286 Cedar St Berkeley, CA 94709 510-848-3227 http://www.hillsideclub.org
Event Date:Wed Apr 15, 2015 7:30PM
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:52PM
People's Park: Chancellor Dirks Will Remember It For You, Wholesale - by Save People's Park Trees
This week is Spring Break; one day this week, workers from HortScience will enter the park and remove trees. On March 5th of 2012, the Berkeley Peace and Justice Commission passed a resolution in favor of reinstating a community advisory board before any alterations to the park are made. This resolution was made after the UC destroyed trees and flattened berms on the west end of the park. On April 3rd of 2012, Berkeley city council unanimously passed the resolution titled: "Ensuring Commun...
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:06PM
Under a Shipwrecked Moon - by Antero Alli
Finnish Kaleva Hall, 1970 Chestnut Street (nr University Ave) Berkeley 94702
Event Date:Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 7:51PM
Prop.13 Reform Rally @ Chevron Refinery - by Emil Margolis
Washington Park (W Cutting Blvd and S Garrard Blvd, Richmond, CA 94801)
Event Date:Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:30AM
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:20PM
Revolutionary Roundtable on Reproductive Justice! - by AF3IRM SF Bay Area Chapter
For exact location and event details RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Date:Sat Mar 28, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:01PM
Black Community Control of the Police - by Bakari Olatunji
Uhuru House, 7911 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland
Event Date:Thu Apr 9, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:32AM
Sprouts Management Intimidates Protests of Their Brand - by Boycott Sprouts
The management of the chain supermarket retailer Sprouts “Farmers Market” is intimidating and repressing protestors who are speaking out about their greenwashed brand, which is set to pave historic Gill Tract farmland in the East Bay.
Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:22PM
The Future of Cuba - by Richard Fallenbaum
Community Room, South Branch, Berkeley Public Library 1901 Russell Street at Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley
Event Date:Sat Apr 4, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 3:07PM
Labor Musicians Sing Out At Richmond, CA Railroad Meeting - by Labor Video Project
Labor musicians J.P. Wright of Railroad Workers United And Leith Kahl a Seattle longshoreman sang music at a recent railroad workers conference in Richmond, California.
Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 1:54PM
Justice 4 Jabari, Anniyah, & Mary - by Daniela Kantorova
Eastside Arts Alliance, 2277 International Blvd, Oakland, California 94606
Event Date:Sun Mar 29, 2015 1:00PM
Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 10:14AM
LMNOP Weekly Peace Walk - by Beth
We start and end at the colonnade between Grand and Lakeshore Avenues on Embarcadero. [Near the Grand Lake Theater].
Event Date:Sun Mar 29, 2015 3:00PM
Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 1:52AM
House and Senate proposes brutal FY 2016 budget disaster - by Lynda Carson
In response to massive budget cuts that have already gone into effect during recent years, in recent days the Oakland Housing Authority (OHA) has announced new policy changes for it’s Section 8 voucher holders (Housing Choice Voucher Program) that may result in higher rents for the Section 8 tenants. Additionally, a new policy restricts the ability of Oakland's Section 8 tenants to move to Alameda, Contra Costa County, San Francisco, Santa Clara, and Solano County with their Section 8 voucher!
Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 1:28AM
ATC Lecture - Jose Carlos Martinat & Enrique Mayorga, 'Reality Environments' - by
David Brower Center 2150 Allston Way Berkeley, CA 94704 510-809-0900 http://www.browercenter.org/
Event Date:Mon Apr 6, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2015 12:23AM