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calendar March for Our Lives Oakland by March for Our Lives Oakland
Oakland, California https://www.facebook.com/events/1618334908243226/permalink/1622155281194522/...
Event Date: Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:30AM
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:30PM
calendar March for Our Lives Sacramento by March for Our Lives Sacramento
SACRAMENTO: California State Capitol, 1315 10th St, Sacramento, California 95814...
Event Date: Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:00AM
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:07PM
image Indybay Website Updates 480_indybay_new.jpg by Indybay volunteers
The San Francisco Bay Area IMC (Indybay) collective is, and has always been, 100% volunteer. The collective builds and maintains the custom software that has run Indybay.org since it first went online in the year 2000....
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:32PM
audio Interview with Mother of Sahleem Tindle, The Unarmed Young Man Shot By BART Police (audio/mpeg 79.5mb) by UpFront, KPFA
Yolanda Banks-Reed is the mother of 28-year-old Sahleem Tindle, who was unarmed with his hands in the air, when he was shot and killed by BART police officer Joseph Mateu on Jan 3, 2018. Mateu is back on active duty, after a brief paid administrative leave. The Oakland Police, which is involved in the investigation, showed the police cam video to the family last week, but are refusing to release the video to the public while the investigation is open....
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:14PM
text Bay Area students protest against gun violence and mass killings in schools by Lynda Carson
According to the East Bay Times, this morning students in Alameda, from Alameda High School, protested against mass shootings and gun violence a week after the mass killings took place in Florida, at Marjory Stonemason Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida!...
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:38PM
image Water Board resumes Delta Tunnels hearing, rejects motions by opponents 480_feather_river_near_gridley_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
”The State Water Resources Control Board has discarded due process, abandoned any pretense of being an independent regulatory agency, and revealed its intention to approve this disastrous project regardless of testimony and evidence,” said Bill Jennings, executive director for California Sportfishing Protection Alliance. Feather River near Gridley. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:31PM
text Indigenous and Environmental Activists Call for Removal of McKinley Statue in Arcata by Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters
At the Arcata City Council meeting on Wed., Feb. 21, the Pacific Alliance for Indigenous and Environmental Action (PAIEA) affiliates will add their voices to those calling for the removal of the statue of President McKinley from the Arcata Plaza, as well as the plaque mentioning “Indian troubles”. After a walk and rally, they will converge on the Arcata City Council meeting Wednesday (Feb. 21) night....
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:58AM
image Bay Area Queers Spread Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi’s Image Far and Wide 480_ahed_in_berkeley_1_1_1.jpg by Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism (QUIT!)
Bay Area queer artists and activists have teamed up to help make 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi iconic of the Palestinian freedom struggle and political prisoners worldwide...
Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:11PM
image Crisis At KPFA,The Pacifica Network, Democracy & National Alternative Multi-media Channel 480_kpfa_pacifica_forum_audience_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
A forum on KPFA and Pacifica was held in Berkeley on 2/18/18 to look at the crisis in Pacifica, KPFA and the development of a multi-media channel. It also looked at efforts to manipulate the election at KPFA to only have supporters of the voluntary bankruptcy by Pacifica...
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:34PM
text Oakland weekly signature gathering events to repeal Costa-Hawkins Act by Lynda Carson
On Monday, February 19, Carroll Fife, Executive Director, Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) in Oakland, said, “Our community kick-off event & signature gathering effort last Saturday to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act was a big action. It was amazing. The signature gathering event was better than anticipated!...
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:07PM
image Court Victory: 10-Year California Water Transfer Program Failed Analysis & Disclosure 480_watertransferbuyersaridsjvgraphic_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
AquAlliance Executive Director Barbara Vlamis said the significance of the decision extends well beyond the water transfers to current litigation in the courts challenging Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels project. “Some of the same issues raised by Aqualliance regarding the twin tunnels, such as the impacts to ground water, land subsidence and climate, were brought up in this case and the court ruled favorably,” she said....
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:09PM
image Capitola Renters Face Mass Eviction After Morgan Hill House Flipper Buys Their Buildings 480_mariakitchen_1.jpg by William Machtes
Renters in 8 apartments at 2651 and 2661 Fresno Street face eviction in April after their buildings were bought by a Morgan Hill based house flipper. Tenants are looking desperately for new homes after ten to forty years spent in these apartments. Housing prices have skyrocketed since they moved in and some are searching as far away as Washington State....
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:42PM
image Santa Cruz Benchlands Hooverville to be Permanently Closed Feb 28 480_benchlands_permanent_closure_1.jpg by Free Speech Matters
The Santa Cruz Parks Department announced that the homeless camp, AKA Hooverville, in the San Lorenzo Park will be permanently closed on 28Feb2018....
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:02AM
image No Platform for Border Patrol 480_pancho-east-bay_1.jpg by Chinga la Migra
Francisco Cantú will be at Green Apple Books on 9th Ave on Monday at 7:30pm and at East Bay Booksellers in Oakland on Tuesday at 7pm....
Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:42PM
image Buffalo Soldiers Honored at American Heritage Day at Mount Vernon Memorial Park. 480_27336505_10204322104288440_3982708833900658456_n_1.jpg by 10th Cavalry, Co. G of Northern California
We are the 10th Cavalry, Company G of Northern California a Buffalo Soldier a living history group. Established in Sacramento in 1992. We re-create a Buffalo Soldier Company during the Indian Wars Period the years from 1866 to 1891. The year our unit concentrates on is 1874. Buffalo Soldiers were members of the US Army and wore the same uniforms as the rest of the U.S. Army. They were initially given left over uniforms and equipment from the Civil War. That was the regulation uniform when t...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:28PM
image RNs to Rally Across California Feb. 22 in Protest Over Supreme Court Case Seen as Threat to Patient Care 480_nurses_rally_we_are_here_for_our_patients_1.jpg by California Nurses Association
Corporate Attack on Workers, Union Rights to be Heard...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:21PM
image Urgent! The Beach Flats Garden Needs Your Help 480_beach_flats_community_garden_1.jpg by Save the Beach Flats Community Garden
Dear Beach Flats Garden supporter: The City Parks Department needs to hear from you regarding the Parks Master Plan. Public comment is due by February 20. Send comments to: ndowning@cityofsantacruz.com...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:56PM
image Another Mountain Lion Killed on 17 480_lion-ear-notch-laurel_curve_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Land Trust of Santa Cruz County
We heard this week that another mountain lion was hit and killed on Highway 17, near Vine Hill Road, two miles from where the wildlife crossing will be built. A three year-old male....
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:33PM
image Farm to Fork Friday, Presentation, Conversation and Reception 480_wild_yam1_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Well over 500,000 people of Pan African Ancestry live 90 miles from the "Farm to Fork Capital of America." The Marvel Movie, Black Panther has ancient/future roots in distant lands and the heart of the California Gold Rush. Our Farm to Fork Friday, will share successful methods toward expanding inclusion throughout local and global food systems utilizing Pan African herbs. #WakandaForever...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:20PM
calendar Women's Strike Rally: International Women's Day of Action in Oakland 480_womens-strike-rally_1.jpg by International Women's Strike Bay Area & BARJ
Oscar Grant Plaza, 14th Street and Broadway, Oakland, California 94612...
Event Date: Thu Mar 8, 2018 4:30PM
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:48AM