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Rally for Equal Rights Amendment - by Granny Mandy
"Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex. It's time for these words to be made constitutional law", said Jackie Speier, U.S. Representative for California's 14th congressional district at a rally in Redwood City yesterday. She had introduced legislation for passage this year. In top photo she introduces a woman who worked in an airplane factory during WWII, who said that women were paid the same rate as men while ...
Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:17AM
Other Voices:Derailed – CA Supreme Court Kicks Prop 49 Off Ballot - by ppjc
Community Media Center 900 San Antonio Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Event Date:Tue Sep 2, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 7:41PM
Local Kurdish community organizes fundraising event for Yezidis, Christians refugees - by Mal Ava
Spiedo Ristorante 223 E 4th Ave San Mateo, CA 94401
Event Date:Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 4:33PM
Obama Admin Finalizes Stronger Stream Buffers to Protect Imperiled Salmon from Pesticides - by Joanna Nasar
The Environmental Protection Agency today finalized an agreement to restore no-spray buffer zones around waterways to protect imperiled salmon and steelhead from five toxic pesticides.
Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 1:27PM
Lawsuit Launched to Reinstate Protections for Endangered Sperm Whales - by Joanna Nasar
Turtle Island Restoration Network and conservation groups today announced plans to file a lawsuit to reinstate rules designed to protect endangered sperm whales from deadly, mile-long drift gillnets in ocean waters off California.
Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 2:30PM
Gaza Relief Benefit: Film "Flying Paper" - by ppjc
Fellowship Hall, 1st Baptist Church 305 N. California Ave., Palo Alto
Event Date:Thu Aug 14, 2014 7:30PM
Posted: Fri Aug 8, 2014 6:48PM
Illegal Relationship Exposed Between CPUC and PG & E: PG & E/CPUC emails - by Posted by Lynda Carson
The following Press Release came from the City of San Bruno: “Today’s disclosure demonstrates an ongoing, illicit and illegal relationship between the CPUC and PG&E,” said San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane, who released more than 7,000 pages of documents received after San Bruno filed a Public Records Act lawsuit against the CPUC. Download the PG&E-CPUC emails and highlights by visiting www.gaspipelinesafety.org .
Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:34PM
Annual Pancake Breakfast and Plant Sale - by Ken McIntire/Lawrence Fernandez
Mission Blue Nursery- 2401 Bayshore Blvd, Brisbane CA 94005 (Behind the Brisbane Fire Department; follow the signs on Bayshore)
Event Date:Sun Aug 3, 2014 8:30AM
Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:57PM
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
Redwood City Really Really Free Market - by Possum
Spinas Park 2nd Ave & Bay Road Redwood City
Event Date:Sun Jul 20, 2014 3:00PM
Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 11:12AM
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
Other Voices: Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary - by ppjc
Community Media Center 900 San Antonio Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Event Date:Tue Aug 5, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:29PM
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
Expansion Of Offshore Drilling Or The Gulf Of Farallones National Marine Sanctuary - by Tomas DiFiore
Why expand a National Marine Sanctuary on the North Coast of California when there are Marine Protected Areas created recently under the Marine Life Protection Act Initiative? The answer is as long as that slant drilled borehole from shore to an offshore hydrocarbon reservoir... and each year, it's another full court press to gain access to coastal States offshore hydrocarbon resources. With just 2 days left to make public comment on expanding the northern boundary of the Gulf of Farallones...
Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2014 3:24PM