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imageSF Board of Education Will Hear the “Life of Washington” Mural Tonight
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by Paint Down Washington High's Racist Mural
Reflection & Action Committee, Native & Black community and Allies say Paint It Down and No Cover Ups!...
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:54PM
imageState Endangered Species Protection Sought for Mountain Lions in Southern California, Central Coast
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Some Populations Face Extinction Threat From Freeways, Sprawl, Rat Poison...
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:54AM
imageThe New War Against the Homeless
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by Keith McHenry
Political recalls and the campaign to dehumanize those who live without housing....
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:18AM
imageThe dreams of luthiers and guitar builders in the Bay Area
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by Lynda Carson
A June 1, 2019, photo of Lynda Carson holding a guitar in front of Subway Guitars that she built in the guitar workshop of Ervin Somogyi in 1985. Photo by Michael Graham....
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:11AM
imageMarin Residents Meet To Plan More Anti ICE Pressure
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Unlike San Francisco, Marin County Sheriff Delivers Detainees to ICE...
Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:50PM
imageIs New City Manager Tina Friend Bringing an Anti-Homeless Agenda to Scotts Valley?
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by Santa Cruz News Network
Without public input, freshly hired City Manager Tina Friend has drafted the City of Scotts Valley's political position on Assembly Bill 516, a state bill which would amend the California vehicle code to extend the amount of time before local authorities may legally tow a vehicle parked in public, and would also prevent the sale of vehicles after they are impounded to cover towing expenses. The bill is seen as a much needed protection for low income residents in the state; having a vehicle to...
Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:39PM
calendarCops Out Of Dyke March!
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by Gay Shame
We will meet at 4:30pm on the steps of Mission High on 18th street, across from the park....
Event Date: Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:30PM
Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:22PM
calendarEmergency Rally - No U.S. War on Iran! End the Sanctions Now!
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by ANSWER Coalition
24th and Mission St. BART Plaza...
Event Date: Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:55PM
imageICE raids targeting migrant families slated to start Sunday in major U.S. cities
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by Chinga la migra
ICE will raid family homes across the country on Sunday, June 23rd. If you witness a raid in progress or other ICE movements, document what you see. Call a legal support hotline immediately....
Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:17PM
image“Never Again” Means Act Now
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by Jenny Kurzweil
As the national conversation escalates around what to appropriately call the detention centers at the southern border, the humanitarian crisis continues. Here are tangible actions the local Santa Cruz community can take to protest America's immigration policies and support relief efforts at the border....
Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:28PM
imageOregon Governor Kate Brown Signs Five-Year Fracking Ban Bill
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by Dan Bacher
“While we applaud Governor Brown for signing the fracking moratorium into law, she needs to do even more to stop dangerous fracked gas infrastructure in Oregon," said Food & Water Watch Regional Organizing Manager Thomas Meyer. "A new Food & Water Watch report makes it clear that in order to address the climate crisis, we need to stop all new fracked gas infrastructure, including the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and the Pacific Connector pipeline. Governor Brown should use her executive au...
Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:29AM
imageNew coalition launched to protect Bay Area from tar sands, oil tankers
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by Dan Bacher
Representatives of the groups in the coalition commented on the launch of the new group.  “Our community knows refinery expansions are a dead end,” said Isabella Zizi, Stand.earth. “We need our public officials like the Contra Costa County supervisors to stand with us in preventing new pollution sources from harming our health, and supporting real solutions like a just transition for refinery workers and local economic development that protects air and water quality.”  ...
Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:33PM
imageSan Francisco City Workers Hold Juneteenth Protest at City Hall
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Photos: Leon Kunstenaar Say Discrimination is Pervasive in Supposedly Progressive City...
Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:32PM
imageOn Juneteenth, SF City Workers Demand Firing Of HR Director Micki Callahan
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by Labor Video Project
On Juneteenth day June 19, 2019 in San Francisco African American workers and others protested and spoke out against the systemic racism against African American workers. They also called for the immediate resignation of Human Resources Director Micki Callahan who has helped the racists and also promoted managers who engaged in racism and corruption...
Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:58PM
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