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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
Section 8 wait list opening in Alameda on Jan. 29 - by Lynda Carson
Low-income households with Section 8 vouchers may use them in the private rental market to rent their housing if they can convince a landlord to accept them. During the first year in the program the tenant may not have to pay more than 30% of their income for their monthly rent, and the housing authority pays the remainder to the landlord.
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 6:26PM
Petition: Urge Pope Francis to abandon his decision to canonize Junipero Serra - by via MoveOn.org
Urge Pope Francis to abandon his decision to canonize Junipero Serra as "the great evangalizer" and apologize to the descendants of thousands of indigenous Californians that died at the hands of Serra's Mission system. Sign petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/urge-pope-francis-to
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:32PM
CalTrans moves 1 step closer to insanity - by hawkfeather
Car Trance, aka Caltrans, proves yet again that it has no rationsl agenda, especially when dealing w\ Occupy To Decolonize
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 11:19AM
NLG Urges Alameda County DA and BART to Immediately Drop the Charges Against the #BlackFriday14 - by NLG-SF
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2015
Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 9:17PM
Massive March & Concert Planned For MLK Holiday to Culminate 96 hours of Bay Area Direct Action to “Reclaim King’s Legacy” - by APTP
A weekend of direct actions, teach-ins, politically charged cultural events and marches throughout the Bay Area will culminate at a Jobs and Economy March for the People on Monday, Jan. 19, beginning at 11 a.m. at Fruitvale BART. The march will end at the Coliseum City development site for a politically charged concert.
Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 4:58AM
7 year old has umbrella drive to give back to Oakland Community - by Courtney DiMiceli
(Jan 5 to Feb 2) 7 year old Olivia is heading up an umbrella drive to help give back to an Oakland community that helped her family last year! Be part of this social movement!
Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2015 1:17PM
Indigenous Lives Don't Matter to CalTrans\CHP - another attack on O2D site planned - by 2-feather
CHP and CarTrance plan another raid on the O2D site while O2D founder is scheduled for court
Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:30AM
Cal AG Gives Pacifica 30 Day Extension - by 50 Plus Year Listener
The California Attorney General, lead by Democrat Kamala Harris, has just given the Pacifica radio network, including KPFA, a 30 day extension to 2/17/15 to comply with the California Corporations Code and respond to the AG's audit. See Truth or Dare, 1/11/15, at http://www.unitedforcommunityradio.org/?p=2000 and reprinted below.
Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 8:29PM
Republican terrorists’ attack Social Security - by Lynda Carson
In the Bay Area including San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, Alameda County, Marin County and Contra Costa County there are thousands of working class disabled people with Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) who are now being threatened with a 20% cut to their insurance plan as a direct result of the right-wing attack on Social Security!
Posted: Fri Jan 9, 2015 3:08AM
Smashed Up: Young Service Workers on the Sanctity of Small Business - by The East Bay Solidarity Network
The Easy Bay Solidarity Network tackles the myth of the small business and hallow criticisms of the recent uprisings against police brutality.
Posted: Mon Jan 5, 2015 9:57PM
Oakland Welcomes The New Year With A Night Of Joyous Rebellion - by Pink Edge, FireWorks
As is tradition in Oakland and across the world, anarchists and other rebels came together on New Year's Eve for a noise demo in solidarity with those locked up in the prison system. Over a hundred gathered at Oscar Grant Plaza before taking the streets just before 10:00pm.
Posted: Sun Jan 4, 2015 4:09PM
Not a merry chase - by Daniel Borgström
Oakland Police, reinforced by cops from eleven outside agencies, chased 500 protesters up one street, down another, around town for an hour and a half on the evening of December 13th.
Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:21PM