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"No Drones" at Berkeley City Council - by Daniel
Berkeley approved a one-year moratorium on drones, but with an exception
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:41PM
Community in Mourning after UC Berkeley Destroys 60 Trees on Historic Gill Tract Arboretum - by Gill Tract Defense
The Gill Tract community will be gathering at the Gill Tract at 5pm to mourn and plan. Early this morning, 60 trees were cut down on the southern acreage of the Gill Tract. The UC’s move to begin clearing the way for their proposed housing and shopping complex came as a shock to farmers and neighbors, as there is an active lawsuit on appeal in the county courts, contesting the development’s detrimental environmental impact. Knowing the community would mobilize to defend the trees, t...
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 4:06PM
Robo-cops held a "special event" in Berkeley - by Daniel Borgström
Militarized police commandeered a neighborhood in Berkeley for use as a staging area last December. For 5 days the residents lived under martial law
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 2:49PM
Oakland Tenants living in substandard / unsafe buildings - who is to blame? - by M. Hennings
City of Oakland Building Inspection Department - trying to get the city to acknowledge/inspect/cite property owners for unsafe substandard housing being managed by The Apartment Group
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 11:03AM
John Swett High School Mascot, Indians, Removed after 90 years - by via SSPRIT
Sacred Sites Protection and Rights of Indigenous Tribes (SSPRIT) along with AIM West, ACLU of Northern California, John Swett High School (JSHS) Alumni and Crockett Community Members formed the Carquinez Coalition to Change the Mascot in early 2014.
Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:07PM
Indigenous Elder expected to serve 2 jail sentences for the same so-called `crime' - by hawkfeather
The Alameda County DA's office, acting as proxy for the Dept. of Homeland[Fatherland?] Security, is subjecting a Native Elder to double jeopardy, to-wit, 2 jail terms for the same `offense'.
Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:55AM
Oakland police shoot Corey Pollard - by CP
Oakland police shot a man in East Oakland today.
Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 11:28PM
Oakland Home, Mis-Identified as Fascist on BayAreaAntiFa, attacked last night - by Robert Kurtz
Article referenced in my post was formerly posted here, on reddit, and on FireWorks (now both removed) but still live on BayAreaInfanta: http://bayareaantifa.noblogs.org/post/2015/02/04/oakland-fascists-in-north-oaklandtemescal/ Now my friends' home has been attacked, and I am posting for clarification.
Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:16AM
Corruption is rampant at HUD and affordable housing projects - by Lynda Carson
What is happening at Effie’s House and EBALDC is just one bright shining example of what is happening throughout the City of Oakland in the many subsidized housing projects owned by numerous non-profit housing developers that are members of the East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO)!
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 12:14AM
Cheap Kensington Cop Commits Crime…Pays No Time - by ntuit
Behavior and treatment of criminal cop shows hypocrisy and incompetence of local american governments in regulating police behavior
Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:03AM
Fascist Presence in Ghost Town, West Oakland - by Bay Area Antifa
In early May of 2014, some graffiti scrawled on an electrical box proclaiming the words “ANTIFA ZONE” had been X’d out. Over the next few months, many antifa stickers are torn down or scribbled out.
Posted: Tue Feb 3, 2015 8:35PM
#MLKSHUTITDOWN: Walmart Action Connects Economic Oppression with Police Terror - by Evan P. Matthews
Suited and Booted - APTP Media Team
Posted: Mon Feb 2, 2015 4:57PM
Pleasant Hill Dog Cruelty Case - by via The Humane Society
On Jan. 19, three five-week-old male terrier puppies were found sealed in trash bag near a garbage can in Paso Nogal Park in Pleasant Hill, CA. The animals were taken home by the couple who found them, cleaned and fed and then brought to the Contra Costa Animal Services shelter. The dogs have all been examined and are doing well. The East Bay Animal Rescue and Refuge is caring for the dogs and will place them for adoption in the coming weeks.
Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 8:23PM
Bay Area Testing Facility Gets Away With Murder - by via Stop Animal Exploitation NOW!
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture has penalized a Bay Area testing laboratory with only an "'Official Warning" for negligence after the lab dumped a rabbit – still alive – into a carcass freezer, and a national research watchdog group said it is shocked.
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:02PM
Why Rejecting the Pitiful Police Brutality Settlement of #J28 Helps #BlackLivesMatter - by Ergoat
Recalling the events of #J28 2012 Occupy Oakland, the aftermath, and the pitifully small settlement three years later. How if we don't learn from this, we are dooming the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:17PM
The poor economy leaves one in five children needing food stamps - by Lynda Carson
During 2013 the average monthly food stamp benefit for one individual in California was $151.44. Additional records reveal that during 2011, in California’s 13th Congressional District, Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s district, 11,899 households received food stamps, including 16% of households with one or more people 60 years or older, and 76.8% of households with children under 18. Around 46.6% of the households income was below the poverty level, with the median income around $27,441.
Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:33PM
Fake Russian Spy Ring Announced - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:49AM
DA O'Malley and "Black Lives Matter" Protesters - by ann nomura
Discusses DA O'Malley's bias toward protesters during Occupy Oakland and campaign contributions from Oakland Police Department.
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:39PM
Reclaiming King's legacy with 96 hours of direct action: community demands - by APTP
Beginning on Friday, January 16, the Bay Area community engaged in 96 hours of direct action to reclaim King’s legacy of radical non-violent resistance. King’s vision and mission were larger than what we have been allowed to remember. He has been sanitized over the years, but King was clear that direct action was an essential piece of societal transformation.
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 3:10PM
Is GOOGLE The Most Sinister Company On Earth? Harvesting Children for Fun And Profit! - by Andrea Pelum
So the children got their Chromebooks and tablets and "Google Experience". The CIA, who "helped" create Google via a tangent group called: In-Q-Tel; has always delighted in the fact that they can "brainwash anybody within 7 days".
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 11:25AM