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image Senate Committee passes bill that would make state more dependent on dirty energy 480_report-slider-western-grid_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“This legislation is not fixable,” emphasized Liza Tucker, consumer advocate for Consumer Watchdog. “There is nothing to fix. This is a scam to take away California’s energy independence and hand the system over to profiteering billionaires and energy traders. Lawmakers who fail to stop this measure, do so at their own peril.”  ...
Posted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:01AM
image Farm to Fork Friday - Lodi, California 480_img_8495_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Everyone is invited to contribute to our monthly positive conversation showcasing "A Taste of Africa" in the California Delta, heart of the greatest garden of the world....
Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:53PM
calendar No Concord Internment Camp! by Y
1950 Parkside Drive Council Chamber Concord, CA...
Event Date: Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:26PM
image U.S. Navy May Convert Former Concord Naval Base Into Immigrant Detention Facility 480_concordforindy_1.jpg by R. Robertson
In the San Francisco Bay Area, the U.S. Navy is considering converting a former naval weapons base into a detention facility to hold up to 47,000 immigrants seized at the U.S. border with Mexico. The plan is to jail families at this location in Concord, where a banner read "Concord: Where Families Come First" at a recent protest against the Trump Zero-Tolerance immigration policy. [Photo by Mary Martin DeShaw, free for reuse by non-profit organizations, please credit the photographer]...
Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:14PM
calendar Film Showing: THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME MUST GO! by Revolution Books
Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704 near Telegraph Ave....
Event Date: Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:49PM
calendar Film Showing: THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME MUST GO! by Revolution Books
Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704...
Event Date: Sun Jul 1, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:38PM
calendar July 21st: Pacifica Premiere of The Long Ride/El Largo Viaje 480_tlr_flyer_6-15_8.5x11_1.jpg by Pacifica Social Justice
Pacifica Community Center 540 Crespi Drive (at Highway 1) Pacifica...
Event Date: Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:21AM
calendar Laborfest: Dying to Work: Death and Injury in the American Workplace by Laborfest
Green Arcade Bookstore, 1680 Market St.,San Francisco. Civic Center BART and Van Ness Muni Metro...
Event Date: Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:47AM
calendar Families Belong Together — Let Our People Go! (Richmond) 480_familiesbelongtogether.jpg by MoveOn
Contra Costa West County Detention Facility 5555 Giant Hwy, Richmond, California 94806...
Event Date: Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:12PM
calendar Stop! Human Rights Abuse of Children: Families Belong Together Rally (SF) 480_families_sf_1.jpg by Women's March San Francisco
Embarcadero Plaza (Justin Herman Plaza), One Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA...
Event Date: Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:00AM
Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:22AM
image Boycott Continues at East Bay Coffee Co. Over Illegal Firings and Sexual Harassment 480_34369722_320250558508477_7753806589496131584_o_1.jpg by Dayton Andrews
A worker was fired from the company four weeks ago after he refused to serve a customer who had groped and verbally harassed a co-worker. The co-worker had been told to hide in the kitchen if she was uncomfortable with the harassment. Community members are being advised to boycott the establishment until management offers to rehire fired worker, provides compensation for lost wages, and issues a public apology....
Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:02AM
image Residents of Concord Protest Trump Administration Immigrant Abuse 480_concordneartopstroller_1.jpg by photographer Mary DeShaw
Immigrant and civil rights activists plus concerned residents of Concord, California rallied on June 14th to protest Trump administration immigration policies that separate children from their parents....
Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:21AM
image "Enough Is Enough" SF SEIU1021 Afro American Workers Rally On Juneteenth & Protest Racism 480_seiu1021_juneteenth_barros_brenda6-19-18_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
San Francisco African American workers rallied on Juneteenth June 19, 2018 to commemorate the freedom of slaves in Texas. San Francisco city and county workers talked about the systemic bullying and racist purging of jobs in San Franicisco...
Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:22PM
calendar Pride Parade - Refuse Fascism Contingent by Refuse Fascism Bay Area
Steuart St. & Don Chee Way in San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:30AM
Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:17PM
calendar Free the Children--Jail Trump! Demo in San Mateo 480_grannylogoyellowfamiliessign.jpg by San Mateo Peace Action/Raging Grannies
At the corner of Third Ave and So. El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94402. In front of the Bank of America....
Event Date: Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:00PM
Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:12AM
image Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf has Trump-like "both sides" reaction to Jogger Joe's anti-homeless attack 480_bbq-becky-schaaf_1.jpg by Dave Id
After fascists and neo-nazis gathered in Charlottesville last August, assaulting anti-racists and killing Heather Heyer, Trump declared: "I think there is blame on both sides." On June 9, 2018, the day video came to light of Henry Sintay, aka #JoggerJoe, throwing the property of Greg Markson into Lake Merritt, Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf echoed that sentiment when she said she felt the "frustration on both sides."...
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:32PM
image ICE Plans to Start Destroying Records of Immigrant Abuse, Including Sexual Assault and Death 480_shreddedpaper_1.jpg by ACLU
UPDATE (05/29/2018): The ACLU and partners submitted public comments opposing Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s request to the National Archives and Records Administration last year. As a result of the campaign and overwhelming opposition from the public, NARA decided to review ICE’s proposal more closely. As of now, ICE has not made a new proposal regarding the destruction of these records. Government agencies with a long and well-documented record of abuse should not be permitted to des...
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:48PM
calendar Separation of Families Protest at Richmond ICE Facility 480_familias-unidas_1.jpg by Familias Unidas
West County Detention Facility 5555 Giant Hwy, Richmond, California 94806...
Event Date: Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:08PM
calendar (Berkeley) STOP Ripping Children From Their Parents! Trump/Pence MUST GO! by Refuse Fascism
Downtown Berkeley BART(corner of Shattuck & Allston)...
Event Date: Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:30PM
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:01PM
image Orange Co. water district committee backs rider banning Delta Tunnels lawsuits 480_okrofa-calvert_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“The close working relationship between MWDOC and Congressman Ken Calvert, House Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, and Hanford Congressman David Valadao is troubling,” said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta....
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:33PM