$26.00 donated in past month
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Fri Oct 28 2011Waging War Against the Poor in Fresno
Fri Oct 28 2011Massive Evictions of Homeless People Taking Place in Fresno
On October 27th, the City of Fresno and Caltrans did what they said they were going to do - they attacked the homeless encampment on Santa Fe street in downtown Fresno. But, they did not destroy the encampment without being confronted with significant resistance by community members who protested the eviction. Evictions at all of the other encampments — The Hill, G street, Santa Clara street, F street, and at San Benito/H street — are scheduled for Tuesday, November 1st.
While there were over 100 community supporters to protest the destruction of the homeless encampment on Santa Fe in downtown Fresno, that was not enough to stop Caltrans and the City of Fresno. The encampment, which is spread across a very long block in the old industrial section of downtown, proved to be strategically impossible to defend, with so few people. If there had been 1,000 advocates, the city and Caltrans would have had an extremely difficult time fulfilling their mission.
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Massive Homeless Eviction to take place in Fresno | Video
Kern County Approves Sprawling 8,000-acre Grapevine Development (3 comments) Thursday Dec 8th 6:38 PM
Preparations for the Golden Anniversary of Kwanzaa ~ Stockton, California Wednesday Dec 7th 4:08 PM
Two top California water officials retire amidst growing opposition to Delta Tunnels (1 comment) Wednesday Dec 7th 8:19 AM
Human Rights Advocates to Rally in Sacramento for Farm Workers Tuesday Dec 6th 1:48 PM
Western States Petroleum Association: the biggest lobby group you’ve never heard of (3 comments) Friday Dec 2nd 11:11 AM
Sacramento City Council Puts Standing Rock Resolution on Consent Calendar Thursday Dec 1st 4:21 PM
Proposition that threatened Delta Tunnels defeated by a narrow margin Thursday Nov 24th 7:44 PMMore Local News...
[ × close ]
Report: Children and the elderly at risk from "dangerous and close" fracking Saturday Oct 29th 3:29 AM
WW CA Farmworkers Getting 8 Hour Day & Attacks On Workers Comp By DIR and Governor Brown (1 comment) Wednesday Aug 31st 8:28 PM
Justice For CTC Whistleblower Kathleen Carroll-Statement At Sacramento Trial (1 comment) Tuesday Aug 9th 9:56 PM
Fired CTC Whistleblower Kathleen Carroll's Lawyer Dan Siegel On Retaliation Witnesses (1 comment) Tuesday Aug 2nd 7:55 AM
Africa Day 2016 at the California State Capitol featuring Roots Sunday Friday May 20th 4:37 AM
West Coast Fisher Denied Endangered Species Act Protection in Bow to Timber Industry Thursday Apr 14th 3:32 PM
Acidization Study Finds Oil Companies Using Dozens of Hazardous Chemicals in CA Wells Tuesday Mar 22nd 7:40 PMMore Global News...
[ × close ]
2016 California Diabetes Awareness Month ~ Victory Garden Project Saturday Nov 26th 2:04 PM
Victim of Identity Theft Tells Her Story Thursday Oct 27th 12:16 AM
USDA Unviels New 'Urban Agriculture Toolkit' for Agriculture Entrepreneurs Friday Apr 29th 10:56 PM
UC Davis spent thousands to scrub pepper-spray references from Internet Thursday Apr 14th 12:17 PM
One Person Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting In Central Fresno Wednesday Mar 23rd 8:28 PM
Central Valley Diabetes Self-Management Program celebrates National Nutrition Month Thursday Mar 17th 10:53 AM
Stockton, California and Asaba, Nigeria poised to help lead a New Era of Sister Cities Monday Mar 14th 12:07 PMOpen Newswire...
[ × close ]