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calendar Movie Night: “Valentino’s Ghost” - by ppjc
Los Altos Library 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos 94022
Event Date:Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 3:55PM
text Endangered Sperm Whale Washes Ashore at Pacifica Beach - by Joanna Nasar
A sperm whale washed ashore in Pacifica, the cause of its death is still unknown. Sperm whales are endangered and off the coast of California on of the main threats to their survival is the California driftnet fishery for swordfish, which sets out huge mega nets and indiscriminately catches, harms or kills whatever happens to swim into those nets.
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 11:31AM
calendar Tuolumne Film & Culture Fest - by Rebecca Stievater
Menlo Atherton Performing Arts Center 555 Middlefield Road Atherton, CA 94027 650-322-5311 http://www.thecenteratma.org/
Event Date:Tue Apr 21, 2015 6:30PM
Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:39PM
calendar San Bruno Mountain Mission Blue Butterfly Hike - by Michael Katz
San Bruno Mountain Watch Office 44 Visitacion Ave, Brisbane CA, 94005
Event Date:Sat Apr 11, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:08PM
calendar Bowl The Planet: Annual Fundraiser for SaveNature.Org - by Pia Ruisi-Besares
Classic Bowling Center, Daly City
Event Date:Sat May 30, 2015 5:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 11:44AM
image BA Protests Visit Of Turkey Tech Minister Fikri Isik 3/17 To 3/23 -Stop Attack On Rights 120_turkey_bans_twitter.jpg original image ( 2499x1666) - by Turkish American Gezi Platform (TAGP)
Protests will be held against Fikri Isik, the Republic of Turkey’s Minister of Science, Technology and Industry for suppressing democratic communication rights.
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:00PM
image Hewlett Packard Protest: The People's Shareholders Meeting 120_hp15testifierindy.jpg original image ( 4608x3456) - by R. Robertson
A coalition of organizations for Palestinian rights took their protest directly to HP headquarters in Palo Alto, California today. They started planning for their demonstration following Hewlett Packard’s February 4 announcement that it would replace its in-person annual shareholder meeting with an online-only meeting. Top photo: Delit Baum, an organizer for American Friends Service Committee and an Israeli citizen, stands in front of HP board members at a mock Hewlett Packard podium. Sh...
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:58PM
calendar Robert Scheer: They Know Everything About You - by ppjc
First Baptist Church 305 N. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Event Date:Fri Mar 20, 2015 7:30PM
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 6:52PM
calendar PASMC Presents Barbara Lubin of the Middle East Children's Alliance - by Ron Zucker
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo 300 E. Santa Inez San Mateo, CA 94401 http://www.uusanmateo.org/
Event Date:Sun Mar 22, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 1:04AM
calendar Twain's Frog and the Beautiful Serpent Hike - by Michael Katz
Mori Point Entrance Gate; Intersection of Bradford Way and Mori Point Road, Pacifica, CA, 94044 (http://wildequity.org/locations/3029)
Event Date:Sat Apr 4, 2015 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Mar 11, 2015 5:47PM
text Scientists Sign On to Support the Phase Out of the California Drift Gillnet Fishery - by Joanna Nasar
Oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle and 230 scientists signed on to a letter opposing the deadly California drift gillnet fishery for swordfish, which has some of the highest bycatch rates in the world. The letter specifically requests that immediate action be taken to phase out the fishery and protect the ecological integrity of California’s coastal waters.
Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2015 12:58PM
image Rally for Buena Vista in Palo Alto 120_abuenasaveourhomes.jpg original image ( 4608x3456) - by R. Robertson
More than 400 people rallied in front of Palo Alto City Hall on March 9th. Their fight is to preserve Buena Vista Mobile Home Park which provides affordable homes for about 100 families. Housing advocates, residents of the mobile home park, and their supporters swarmed the City Hall chambers after the rally.
Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2015 2:14AM
image Where to protest foie gras in the Bay Area 120_foiegras-protest-losangeles-jan2015.jpg original image ( 1688x778) - by foa
The fuckers listed below had extremely cruel and inhumane foie gras on their menus within days of a rotten federal judge overturning California law banning the forced-fed duck and goose meat. At least one of the restaurants never stopped serving foie gras, even with the ban in place.
Posted: Sat Mar 7, 2015 8:08PM
image Logging Industry Fails Again to Strip Threatened Seabird of Protections 120_marbled_murrelet.jpg original image ( 800x880) - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The DC Circuit Court of Appeals last Friday rejected yet another attempt by the timber industry to remove federal endangered species protections from the marbled murrelet, a unique coastal bird found in the Pacific Northwest. The appeal was the timber industry’s fifth attempt in the past decade to eliminate protections for the old-growth forests that marbled murrelets call home, despite undisputed scientific evidence that has shown murrelets are continuing to disappear from th...
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 6:26PM
image San Mateo County Nurses Contract Strengthens the County Health System 120_san_mateo_medical_center.jpg original image ( 600x258) - by via California Nurses Association
Registered nurses have reached a tentative contract agreement with San Mateo County that they say will lead to improved patient care and strengthen the County health system. Nurses secured wage improvements that will help retain experienced nurses, added workplace violence protections, and expanded a committee of RNs tasked with addressing patient care concerns, among other gains.
Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 10:08PM
document Lawsuit Seeks to Halt Offshore Fracking in California complaint_offshore_fracking_2_19_15.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Interior Department today (see PDF) for violating three federal laws by rubberstamping offshore fracking off California’s coast without analyzing fracking pollution’s threats to ocean ecosystems, coastal communities and marine wildlife, including sea otters, fish, sea turtles and whales.
Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 1:57PM
calendar Silicon Valley Mysogyny Protest - by Andrea C.
SILICON VALLEY MYSOGYNY PROTEST Stand up against the abuse of women by Silicon Valley Executives Thursday February 19, 2014 1:00 PM at Reed Smith 1510 Page Mill Road, Suite 110 Palo Alto, CA 94304
Event Date:Thu Feb 19, 2015 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 3:40PM
image Nurses to Rally At Attorney General’s Sacramento Office Tuesday 120_daughters_of_charity.jpg original image ( 600x254) - by via California Nurses Association
Dozens of Daughters of Charity registered nurses, joined by other hospital workers, will rally outside the offices of Attorney General Kamala Harris calling on her to approve the sale of six endangered California Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) hospitals to Prime Healthcare without conditions that would likely scuttle the sale and force the hospitals to close.
Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 5:32PM
calendar Marylia Kelley of Tri-Valley CAREs speaks about nuclear disarmament - by Mike Caggiano
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo 300 E. Santa Inez San Mateo, CA 94401 http://www.uusanmateo.org/
Event Date:Sun Feb 22, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Feb 6, 2015 5:54PM
image March for Justice: End US State Terrorism Against People of Color 120_studentssign.jpg original image ( 3456x4608) - by R. Robertson
Familiar names? Oscar Grant, Salvador Allende, Victor Jara, Che Guevara, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Aiyana Stanley Jones, Darrien Hunt. High School students in Mountain View rallied in front of City Hall on Wednesday June 28th, with the faces of these people on placards, asking that they not be forgotten.
Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 2:16AM

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