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Fraud & Deceit In The Urban Shield/Sheriff's Office/Cytel Group Contract? - by Lynda Carson
James Lester Baker and his wife Anne Marie Baker have been doing business in the State of California using the name Cytel Group, LLC, a California limited liability company to conduct business. However, according to public records with the Secretary of State in California, the Cytel Group, LLC does not exist in the State of California.
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:45AM
Block the Boat Diary - by Daniel Borgström
a day to day account from the picket lines blockading the Israeli ship ZIM Piraeus for 4 days in August, finally chasing it back to see only partially unloaded. Most of the goods bound for Oakland wound up in Asia. http://english.al-akhbar.com/content/unpublicized-impact-successful-bds-action
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 10:22PM
The Privatization of Urban Shield by the Cytel Group - by Lynda Carson
It was back on July 31, 2007, that Urban shield was turned into a money making venture when the Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted to authorize the Alameda County Sheriff's Office to accept cash sponsorship funds from individuals and corporations to support the militarized training event Urban Shield!
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 3:38AM
Oakland tenants to Rent Board: don't give landlords free ride - by Mike Lee
Tenant input needed on criteria for rent increases.
Posted: Tue Sep 9, 2014 10:22PM
Urban Shield and Cytel Group Connections to Sheriff's Office - by Lynda Carson
A contract document from the Alameda County Sheriff's Office involving the Cytel Group in a business transaction worth more than a half-million dollars to provide anti-terrorism tactical training and expertise to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office, lists Anne Marie Baker as the President of the Cytel Group, even though "Linked In" has her listed as the "Secretary" of the corporation!
Posted: Mon Sep 8, 2014 5:17AM
EMERGENCY ALERT: Raid on Occupy2Decolonize site scheduled for Tuesday morning - by 2-feathers
CalTrans posts notices of intent to raid the Occupy2Decolonize site on Tuesday, Sept. 9th
Posted: Mon Sep 8, 2014 1:58AM
Urban Shield is booted out of Oakland - by Lynda Carson
In the wake of the nation being horrified by rampant police shootings/killings and the militarization of the police, including the recent militarized police actions in Ferguson, and the notorious police actions that have been taking place in New Mexico, Oakland, and cities all across the nation, on Friday, September 5, 2014, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan announced that Urban Shield will not be back in Oakland next year!
Posted: Sun Sep 7, 2014 1:25AM
Report on Berkeley Town Hall meeting against Tasers for BPD - by Steve Martinot
This town hall meeting, Sept. 4, in Berkeley, brought out much information about the Tasers, what they are, what they do, and how they have served to increase police violence against people as instruments of torture. The issue will be brought before the Berkeley City Council on Sept. 9, and the meeting called for all people in Berkeley and the bay area to oppose their adoption.
Posted: Fri Sep 5, 2014 2:28PM
Urban Shield 2014 Tactical Training Schedule (Leak) - by Anonymangos
THIS INFORMATION HAS NOT YET BEEN DISTRIBUTED TO THE TEAMS PARTICIPATING. HERE WE ARE HIGHLIGHTING ACTIVITIES OF OAKLAND AND SF POLICE IN AND NEAR THEIR RESPECTIVE CITIES. PLEASE SHARE WIDELY!
Posted: Fri Sep 5, 2014 10:51AM
Where Ferguson and Occupy Meet... - by Joan Annsfire
The police are racist. Their job is to protect the interests of the one percent and secure the interests of capitalism. And, in Ferguson as well as Occupy Oakland, they were just doing their job.
Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:03PM
Berkeley Housing Authority faces termination if a merger occurs - by Lynda Carson
It's probable that the BHA may be gobbled up and merged with the Oakland Housing Authority (OHA). The OHA is an experimental MTW housing authority, which means that Berkeley's section 8 tenants (Housing Choice Voucher Program tenants) would lose many of their existing rights as section 8 tenants if the merger takes place, or if Berkeley's section 8 tenants do not rise up in anger to block the merger from happening!
Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 4:02AM
Sep 03 Reception for students and faculty, Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law - by wexit
How to justify the siege of Gaza?
Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 5:37PM
Targeting Syria - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:45AM
Israeli Ship Blocked in Oakland - by Steve Martinot
The Palestine solidarity movement in the East Bay successfully blocked an Israeli ship from being fully unloaded. In the process, serious malfeasance by the Port of Oakland occurred in its collusion with the ship, and against the community and the longshore union (ILWU).
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 2:32PM
Greedy nonprofit housing developers have minimum income requirements - by Lynda Carson
Meanwhile, many executives in the so-called nonprofit housing industry are raking in some hefty salaries and wage compensation at the same time they discriminate against the poor with their minimum income requirements!
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:03PM
How I Spent My Summer Weekend... my fb postings for Monday August 19 - by Greg Allen Getty
As I write this today, Monday August 18, peaceful protest is continuing at the gate to berth 56 at the Port of Oakland where the Israeli owned Zim liner Piraeus is waiting for protesters to leave so the ILWU can safely offload and the empire can get on w/ the messy business of extermination of native populations...to contact myself or Nuremberg Actions that so far has consensus to endoprse4 our non-vioplentemail me or call
Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 7:25PM
Open Letter Alleging Racism At The East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation - by Lynda Carson
The unsigned letter appears to be from an employee of the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC), who wants the plight of African Americans to be known, regarding their employment experience with EBALDC, a wealthy nonprofit development corporation located downtown Oakland.
Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:01PM
West Grand Hotel and Owners Sued By Oakland City Attorney - by Lynda Carson
The West Grand Hotel is located at 641 W. Grand Avenue, between Northgate Ave., and Martin Luther King Jr Way. It is a single room occupancy (SRO) hotel for low-income and disabled persons with long-time connections to the local community.
Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2014 5:41AM
TENGO TALENTO:Eli Fantauzzi talks with DreadstarRadio segment on KPFA 94.1 fm Berkeley - by Jah Manchild
Eli speaks with Lionface about his endeavours with his brother Khalil as they embark on a journey of discovery. From Cuba to Afrika, back to America with an enlightening documentary.
Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 3:29AM
Korisse 'Big Tunes' Jubert of TownTroniks speaks with DreadStarRadio - by Jah Manchild
Big Tunes speaks with DreadStarRadio about current projects and how he has a program for 18-25 year olds, in the bay area if they are interested in learning about the music field
Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 3:18AM