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imageOakland Activists Call for Impeachment
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by photos: Mary Martin DeShaw, Probono Photo
Over 140 rallies to push Congress to impeach Trump were held across the nation on June 15, 2019. These are photos from the demonstration in Oakland. Photos by Mary Martin DeShaw, Probono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:18AM
imageBecoming the People Our Parents Warned us Against...
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by Joel Eis
This is an article written for the Community Alliance newspaper in anticipation of the Reuniting for Peace and Justice: 50 Years of Resistance event on June 22 at 2 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist church in Fresno. 2672 E Alluvial Ave....
Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:09PM
image90,000 Comments Submitted Opposing Plan for New Drilling and Fracking on Public Lands
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by Los Padres ForestWatch
Monday, June 10 marked the end of the second and final public comment period on the Trump administration’s plan to open more than 1 million acres of public land and mineral estate across the central coast region to new oil drilling and fracking. The 45 day period, which opened with the release of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, a study of the impacts that fracking would have on in the lease plan area, was the shortest allowed by the Nat...
Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:55PM
imagePre-Dawn Arrests at Spectacular Mono-pod Blockade on Rainbow Ridge, Mattole
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by kp
A 40' mono pod with a sitter was erected early this morning at the main gate on the logging road on Rainbow Ridge in the Mattole Forest. About 20 people were there by about 4 am in this very remote area. Once security and law enforcement showed up (in force), several people were arrested, after being thrown to the ground without notice....
Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:36AM
imageIn Palo Alto: Masks, Black Clothing, White Flowers in Solidarity with Hong Kong Protesters
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by R. Robertson
Hundreds of local supporters of Hong Kong's recent protests against an extradition law wore black in solidarity at a rally held in Palo Alto. Many wore masks. In addition, rally organizers asked people to bring white flowers to commemorate the death of a man consider to be a martyr in the cause, a 35 year old who committed suicide at the site of a Hong Kong protest....
Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:22AM
imageDemonstration at Humboldt Redwood Co. Demand Safety for Tree sitter in Rainbow Rid
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by kp
Activity is increasing on the northcoast on Rainbow Ridge in the Mattole River watershed as forest defenders open an action camp, a tree sitter remains high in a tree under threat by logging, and local resident septegenarians are arrested blockading Humboldt Redwood Company's main access gate....
Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:34PM
imageSome Signs Against Gun Violence at Golden Gate Bridge
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by photos: Charlie Moehle
Please credit the photographer as indicated here. Charlie Moehle, Probono Photo....
Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:39PM
imageOakland Port Privatization Scam By Billionaire Fisher, Demos & Union Bureaucrats
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by Labor Video Project
A privatization scam by GAP billionaire and A's owner John Fisher to build a stadium on Howard Terminal in the Port of Oakland and 4,000 $1 million dollar condos is being supported by Oakland Mayor Schaaf, CA state legislators Rob Bonta, Nancy Skinner and all the members of the Oakland City council along with the Alameda Labor Council and Alameda Building Trades leadership will wreck the Port of Oakland and destroy unionized maritime jobs....
Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:42AM
imageAmah Mutsun Announce Removal of El Camino Real “Mission Bell” from UCSC Campus
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by AMTB
On Friday June 21 at 9:30am, representatives of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band and the UC Santa Cruz administration will assemble on campus with interested community members to witness the removal of the El Camino Real bell marker....
Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:06PM
videoVideo from Animal Rights Activists Convergence at Petaluma Slaughterhouse (video/mp4 18.5MB) by DxE
Over 75 Arrested on Felony Charges as 600 Animal Rights Activists Converge on Slaughterhouse, Lock Necks to Slaughter Line, Rescue Ducklings...
Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:51PM
image75+ Arrested as 600 Animal Rights Activists Converge on Petaluma Slaughterhouse
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by DxE
Over 75 Arrested on Felony Charges as 600 Animal Rights Activists Converge on Slaughterhouse, Lock Necks to Slaughter Line, Rescue Ducklings...
Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:41PM
imagePesticide Use Remains Near Record High in California, State Data Shows
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by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Sacramento, CA, June 13, 2019: Pesticide use in California topped two hundred million pounds for the third year in a row in 2017, according to data just released by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. Included in this total are increases in use of the brain-damaging organophosphate insecticide chlorpyrifos, the soil fumigant chloropicrin, and the cancer-causing fungicides chlorothalonil and mancozeb. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s blockbuster herbicide Roundup,...
Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:54PM
image2019 Juneteenth Reparations Congressional Hearing
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
At the San Francisco Presidio a Juneteenth Board Meeting of the Presidio Trust may quantify and qualify "Slavery in California" as part of the broader National conversation. Congressional Hearings on H.R. 40 on Juneteenth National Freedom Day is very symbolic, substance to be seen....
Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:31PM
imageStop AB 1366 Deregulation of Telecommunications in California!
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by Stan Santos
AB 1366 (Gonzalez) would end the ability of California representatives and watchdog agencies to protect critical communications infrastructure and services....
Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:42PM
imageFour Elders Arrested at Gate as TreeSit Goes Up in Mattole
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by kp
Four Petrolia residents arrested blockading logging gate — average age 75 — as a protester climbs old growth tree in controversial Mattole logging operation in the pre-dawn hours Monday, June 10. Forest Defenders are occupying the forests and preparing for upcoming action camp. Meanwhile, the Lost Coast League is renewing their challenge to Humboldt Redwood Co.'s "sustainable" label....
Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:17PM
imagePalestinian Solidarity & SA BDS Director Desai With Professor Sang He
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by Labor Video Project
SJSU professor Sang Hea Kil is interviewed by WorkWeek about her trip to the Teaching Palestine conference in Capetown, South Africa. The conference looked at the role of Israel and the Zionist apartheid state. While attending the conference, she and two other participants were sexually harassed by the South African BDS director Muhammed Desai and the organization sought to cover-up this incident....
Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:48AM
imageTaking A Stand, Taking the Stage for Gun Sense in SF and Marin
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by Photos: L. Kunstenaar, T. Scussel, S. Rhodes
On a national day of action, June 8, gun safety activists held a rally and march of hundreds of people who crossed the Golden Gate Bridge with orange signs. They demanded an end to gun violence in their communities and throughout the United States. Please credit the photographers as noted. Top photo by Leon Kunstenaar, Probono Photo. Text by RR....
Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:59AM
imageMOMS Walk Across Golden Gate to End Gun Violence
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Non Violence Coalition Stages "Wear Orange" March at Bridge...
Posted: Sun Jun 9, 2019 8:26PM
imageSanta Cruz Homeless Advocates Push Back Against Vigilante Comments
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by The Compassion Team
In response to an acute period of anti-homeless vigilante comments being left on social media in Santa Cruz, homeless advocates took screen captures of the statements and displayed them for the public to see during the public comment period of the Santa Cruz City Council meeting on May 28. The violent and threatening comments were made in response to posts containing photos that identified different homeless individuals and recreational vehicles in the Facebook group "Santa Cruz Looks Like SH...
Posted: Sun Jun 9, 2019 5:59PM
calendarSF City Hall Juneteenth Rally on Inequities of Black City Workers
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by Wealth and Disparities in the Black Community
San Francisco City Hall Polk and McAllister St. San Francisco...
Event Date: Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Sun Jun 9, 2019 4:34PM