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As UC Continues Bad Faith Bargaining with Patient Care Workers, ULP Strike Vote Scheduled - by AFSCME 3299
Oakland: The University of California’s largest union, AFSCME 3299, has announced that its 13,000 Patient Care Technical Workers will vote on whether to authorize an Unfair Labor Practice Strike on March 12th and 13th.
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 1:19PM
Solidarity Rally for South Korean Rail Workers, San Francisco, 2/25/2014 - by Transport Workers Solidarity Committee
On February 25th, 2014, a United Front rally was held in front of the Korean Consulate in San Francisco in defense of the Korean Rail Workers Union (KRWU). This is the third demonstration in the last four months. At the last rally (January 17, 2014), the Korean Consulate, working with the US State Department, attempted to disrupt the rally by organizing right-wing Koreans in a counterdemonstration. The right wingers also attempted to disrupt this rally, but this time they were outnumbered an...
Posted: Mon Mar 3, 2014 8:45PM
Vanguard Properties smashed in the Mission - by Venceremos
Posted: Sat Mar 1, 2014 10:20AM
Open Letter To SF BOS: Please Vote Down Bottled Water Ban - by John Thielking
The SF Board Of Supervisors' Land Use And Economic Development Committee is set to vote Monday, March 3, 2014 at 1:30 PM on a proposal to recommend to the full SF Board Of Supervisors that SF pass the strictest law in the nation banning the sale of 21 oz and smaller water bottles on city property. Below is my reasoning as to why this is a bad idea. The 6PM 2-24-14 kpfa evening news ran a story on this. It is archived at www.kpfa.org
Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:50PM
Google plans move into San Francisco's Mission District - by L. A. Times, Feb. 17, 2014
Just when you thought it was safe to go out to a taqueria...the hateful-robo-gentro-scum are doubling down.
Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2014 12:25AM
"Corporate Mindfulness" is crashed by Protesters - by Windsong
PROTESTERS CRASH GOOGLE TALK ON CORPORATE MINDFULNESS AT WISDOM 2.0 CONFERENCE 3 minute video captures the essence.
Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 10:11PM
Freak Throws Nothing But Strikes For Tenant Rights - by Michael Steinberg
San Francisco pitcher Tim Lincecum’s landlord sued him for $350,000. Instead a court ruled that the landlord owes The Freak $100,000.
Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 9:05PM
Marc Roth was homeless. Then he learned to make things. Now he wants to help others. - by vonnik
Marc Roth came to SF looking for a job. He ended up homeless. The city's healthcare saved him. Finally, he learned how to make things at TechShop, and now he wants to teach other homeless people the same skills to help them get off the street.
Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 1:09PM
Please Report Coyote sightings - by D. Boyer
Dear San Franciscans: I am a wildlife photographer in San Francisco. And I am requesting that community members please report to me any sightings of Coyotes within City and County limits. Please send sighting info to firstname.lastname@example.org, or message me on my blog. http://dinaboyerphotography.com/
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2014 10:12AM
Changes to Shelter Reservation System in SF - by D. Boyer
There have been changes to the "Changes" homeless shelter reservation system in San Francisco.
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2014 9:59AM
Predatory Google said to open 200-worker office in SF - en el Distrito de la Misión - by Mike
"Creating office space for engineers from all of its recent acquisitions, the Web giant is said to be leasing a 35,000-square-foot building in the city's Mission neighborhood."
Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2014 5:49AM
Good Samaritan Backfire - by repost
I live in a new gilded age in a golden city. But sometimes the cracks show, even here. The façade crumbles and you find yourself naked, in solitary confinement, in a wretched, feces-stained prison. How? As a result of my efforts to help injured bicyclists by calling 911, I was, in short order: separated from my friend, violently tackled, arrested, taken to county jail, stripped and left in a solitary cell. I am writing this story because, if it could happen to me, it could happen to you, an...
Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2014 7:47AM
SEIU Marches on Twitter - by Michael Steinberg
Today in San Francisco members of Service Employees International Union 1021 rallied and marched on Twitter.
Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:59PM
feb 12-- yahoo snafu again - by franHattan
Why can't Yahoo get its act [back] together? ..,
Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:55AM
outdoor dream - by Melissa via FranHattan
[ short poem, based on recent dream] Reprint freely. ......................
Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 11:30AM
Citywide Tenant Convention in San Francisco - by Michael Steinberg
Tenants from around San Francisco came together today to confront the housing crisis and create solutions.
Posted: Sat Feb 8, 2014 11:30PM
FLUSH THE TPP! Or, How I Came To Hate The Trans Pacific Partnership Deal - by carol harvey
QUICK FLUSH - TPP 101 - Want to eat poisoned food or triple your medication costs? TPP will do that. Confused about how Multinational Corporations created the TPP, a Trans Pacific Partnership 'Trade Deal' that will hurt people globally? Wikileaks recently published two chapters of the agreement big corporations developed in years of secret talks. Before we have our say, Obama wants to Fast Track TPP through Congress. Please read the accompanying article, a quick summary of why we should...
Posted: Sat Feb 8, 2014 8:14AM
SF Tenderloin tenants met recently - by SUN via BAR
in series of SF tenant conventions .....
Posted: Fri Feb 7, 2014 3:54PM
SF, Feb 1, Sat.: nudist rally attacked by SF cops in Castro - by SUN + Rusty
The hybrid city-county of San Francisco saw many body-freedom rallies during 2012-2013. These protests have not previously provoked SF police to violence. But the first rally of 2014, held on Saturday, February First, at Jane Warner Plaza, was different.... ...................................
Posted: Mon Feb 3, 2014 1:40PM
How Not to Fight Against Gentrification -- And How to Fight Instead - by Mission District anti-gentrification person
A Critical Examination of an Easily Forgotten Event...
Posted: Sun Feb 2, 2014 12:27AM