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imageJoin the No Recalls Truth Squad!
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by Stop the Recalls
Recall petitioners are on campus, using deceptive and divisive arguments for the recall. But we are also there, and we're getting a strong response and gratitude from students for clarifying what the recall is about. Please join the No Recalls Truth Squad!...
Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:38AM
imageTwo Deaths in Two Days at Santa Cruz Main Jail
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by Santa Cruz Police News
In the past week, two inmates have died in custody at the Santa Cruz County Main Jail on Water Street. According to a press release from the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office, James Kohut was found deceased in his cell at the main jail on October 13. Correctional Officers say they found Kohut alone in his cell in a protective unit. He did not share a cell with any other inmates. On October 14, 24-year-old German Carrillo of Watsonville was found deceased in his cell at the Santa Cruz County ...
Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:05PM
imageAmerican Steel Studios Use Logs to Displace West Oakland Homeless for a Year and Counting
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by Zack Haber
By placing giant logs on the public streets outside their building, American Steel Studios in West Oakland has prevented homeless residents from parking outside it. The City of Oakland has allowed the logs to remain for a year and counting even in the wake of the fact that 11 West Partner, who owns AS, gave an illegal donation to Mayor Schaaf's campaign....
Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:00PM
calendarMichael Diehl Memorial Celebration by Boona Cheena
The Berkeley School 1310 University Ave., Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Sun Nov 3, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:04AM
textNew Rent Laws: Renters get longer notice for rent increases above 10% by Lynda Carson
Starting January 1, 2020, AB 1110 takes effect which requires landlords to serve tenants in a residential dwelling with a month-to-month tenancy a “90 day notice” if the landlord “jacks up the rent” by more than 10%....
Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:04AM
imageArt In Struggle For Women & Prisoners In Iran: The Mural, The Artists & Women
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by Labor Video Project
An opening for an art mural about women and the prisoners of Iran was held on October 6, 2019 at Clarion Alley. The mural portrays the women who are fighting for human rights and worker rights in Iran...
Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:18AM
imageSF Embarcadero Rally As Nationwide Drive To Impeach Trump Begins
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by Leon Kunstenaar (Photos and Text)
Nationwide movement to deflate Trump...
Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:33PM
imageKurds in San Francisco Protest Betrayal by the US
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by Leon Kunstenaar (Photos and Text)
Trump forces our former ally into arms of our enemy, Syria’s Assad. Russia, Iran and ISIS to benefit....
Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:59PM
imageSF Rally To Stop Genocide & Massacres Of Kurdish People In Rojava
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by Labor Video Project
A solidarity rally and march. with the Kurdish people of Rojava was held in San Francisco on October 13, 2019....
Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:08PM
image“On Strike, shut it down!” November 1968 - March 1969 On 50th Ann Of SF State Strike
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by Labor Video Project
As part of the commemoration of the SF State strike, a conference was held on October 11, 2019. Panel three was titled "On Strike, Shut It Down" The strike between November 1968 - March 1969....
Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:12AM
imageDrew Glover and Chris Krohn Recall Petition Saturday 10-12-19
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by AutumnSun
Do they have enough signatures? Garrett Philipp says they do!...
Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:09PM
imageCalifornia Bans Fur Sales Statewide, Following Paid-Protester Exposé
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by DxE
Fur industry corruption, animal cruelty investigations and years of anti-fur protests culminating in legislative victories to ban fur...
Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:10PM
calendarEmergency Daytime Rally to defend NE Syria by Kurdish Community Center and BALB
Union Square NW corner, Post and Powell...
Event Date: Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 12:42AM
calendarSave Rojava Evening Rally by Bay Area Light Brigade
Union Square, on Geary facing Macy's...
Event Date: Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:00PM
Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 12:35AM
imageAmah Mutsun Land Trust Awarded State Funding for Stewardship of Quiroste Valley Cultural Preserve
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by Amah Mutsun Land Trust (AMLT)
Santa Cruz, California, October 9, 2019 – The California Natural Resources Agency announced last week that Amah Mutsun Land Trust (AMLT) has been selected to receive $400k to carry out indigenous-based conservation and restoration work at Quiroste Valley Cultural Preserve (QVCP) in Año Nuevo State Park. The award was made through the competitive statewide Cultural, Community, and Natural Resources Grant Program, funded by Prop 68....
Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:56PM
imagePG&E Execs Enjoy Fine Dining Ahead of Mass Power Down
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by Nationalize Utilities Now
The San Francisco Chronicle reported that that 10 to 12 PG&E executives dined with top customers at a winery in Sonoma County on October 7 and 8, just ahead of the forced power outage to millions across California that started October 9, 2019. [Photo by D. Boyer, Sonoma County fire of Oct 2017]...
Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:27AM
imageRetaliation Against PG&E, Oroville Office Egged
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by People Angry About Shutoffs
More than a million people in California were without electricity 9/09/19 when PG&E, the state's largest utility, shut off electricity to purportedly prevent wildfires. Photo courtesy Unicorn Riot of 2018 Paradise, CA fire....
Posted: Wed Oct 9, 2019 11:33PM
textNew protections for Section 8 voucher holders (Housing Choice Voucher Holders) by Lynda Carson
According to HUD’s records on 10/08/2019, in San Francisco there are 13,798 units in its Section 8 inventory, Oakland has 13,614 Section 8 units, Berkeley has 1,995 Section 8 units, Alameda has 1,885 Section 8 units, Alameda County has 6,684 Section 8 units, Contra Costa County has 9,235 Section 8 units, and Marin Housing has 2,205 Section 8 units listed. Oddly, the City of Richmond does not have any Section 8 units listed in HUD’s records....
Posted: Wed Oct 9, 2019 8:18PM
imageRally At KPFA To Defend WBAI From Illegal Shutdown By Pacifica Clique
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by Labor Video Project
A rally was held on Wednesday, October 10, 2019, to protest the shutdown of WBAI Pacifica in New York and the termination of all the employees and unpaid staff. This was a violation of the AFTRA SAG union contract and was done without a vote of the Pacifica Board. It also took place during the fund drive and in the middle of a national election at KPFA and all other Pacifica stations....
Posted: Wed Oct 9, 2019 4:58PM
videoCommission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women Strays from its Charge (video/mp4 35.6MB) by Santa Cruz News
Gillian Greensite, the co-founder of the Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women (CPVAW), and it's first Chair, spoke to the Santa Cruz city Council on October 8 about how the Commission has strayed outside of its original charge, of "sexual harassment, rape, and domestic violence," when it moved to endorse a censure of Councilmembers Chris Krohn and Drew Glover. Greensite added, "I have no doubt that the complaints that the women brought forward [against Glover and Krohn] wer...
Posted: Wed Oct 9, 2019 4:56PM