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imageUCSC Resource Centers Statement on Thirty Meter Telescope
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by UCSC Resource Centers
The UCSC Resource Centers stand in solidarity with the Native Hawaiian community in their opposition to the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawai’i. This 18-story telescope will destroy sacred lands and cause substantial impact to the ecosystems of the island overall....
Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:22PM
imageInterview with Kate Jessica Raphael on Fiction, Memory, and Palestine
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by Roberta Tracy and James Tracy
Interview with local author Kate Jessica Raphael. Raphael is a San Francisco Bay Area writer, feminist and queer activist and KPFA radio journalist....
Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:33PM
imageCity of Oakland Pushes Out Union Point Homeless RV Park
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by ntuit
The City of Oakland is forcing out a relatively stable Homeless RV Homeless Park at Union Point....
Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:56PM
textOn September 1, tenants get additional time to respond to notorious three-day notices by Lynda Carson
In California, beginning September 1, 2019, a new law known as AB 2343 takes effect regarding the three-day notice that tenants get served by landlords or their agents. This includes the notorious 3-Day Pay Rent or Quit notice that may lead to an eviction process....
Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:16PM
imageAll Out to #DefendModesto From White Nationalist "Straight Pride" Event
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by #Defend209
All out to #DefendModesto from the white nationalist "Straight Pride" rally being organized on August 24th in Modesto, California. While the City has denied a permit due to lack of insurance, bigots are still planning to mobilize!...
Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:44AM
imageBarbara Lee Holds "Night of Healing" Vigil
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Native American chant and powerful speeches in Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza Photos and text: Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:44AM
textHousing crisis is being exacerbated by the California Apartment Association by Lynda Carson
Recently in El Cerrito, just when the renters believed that they have gained some just cause eviction protections from the greedy landlords and realtors involved in gouging the renters with exorbitant rent increases, and displacing the renters with eviction-for-profit schemes, here comes the California Apartment Association (CAA), and their BIG MONEY. BIG MONEY has been used by the CAA to meddle in the affairs of the city leaders with a petition to block an eviction protection ordinance from ...
Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:02PM
calendar#DisarmICE Rally: Palantir, Drop the ICE Contracts! Protest in Palo Alto
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by Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps
DOWNTOWN PALO ALTO: 542 High St. between University and Hamilton...
Event Date: Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:10PM
imageFukushima Never Again! No Olympics & Nukes Speak-Out At JPN SF Consulate
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by Labor Video Project
A speak out on 8/11/19 was held in San Francisco at the Japanese consulate to protest the continued restarting of nuclear plants and the Japan Abe government's demands that families return to the dangerous. area. Speakers also discussed the plan by Abe to put Olympics in Fukushima to whitewash the dangers....
Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:15PM
calendarEnd the Genocide in #Yemen
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by Yemeni Alliance Committee
Outside Federal Building -- office of Speaker Nancy Pelosi 90 7th St. San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:14PM
imageSalmon advocates slam Trump rules slashing Endangered Species Act protections
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by Dan Bacher
"Here in California we're likely to see salmon, sturgeon, steelhead trout, wolves, wolverines, kit fox and many others all slide towards extinction as a result of today's action by the Trump White House,” said John McManus, Executive Director of the Golden Gate Salmon Association....
Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:22AM
calendarSolidarity Vigil: Sacramento United Against Gun Violence & Racism
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by Poor People's Campaign & others
California State Capitol-West Steps, 1315 10th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814...
Event Date: Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:44PM
imageKPFA LSB Elections & Defense Of The Pacifica Network - South Bay Forum
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by Labor Video Project
A forum was held in San Jose to look at the issues in the upcoming KPFA Pacific elections and some candidates from the South Bay. attended and spoke....
Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:03AM
textBillionaire Stephen Ross of the Related Companies faces protests for Trump fundraiser by Lynda Carson
Reported by Politico, billionaire Stephen Ross the founder of “The Related Companies,” is facing a backlash for fundraising for the alleged racist President Donald Trump....
Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 11:44PM
textIndybay Pushes Back Against “Diamond Slavery” DMCA Takedown by Indybay
DMCA memory hole threatens to swallow article published on Indybay in 2003 about working conditions in Romanian diamond factory....
Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:47PM
imageDouble Actions at SF Federal Building
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Would fewer but larger demonstrations have more impact? Photos and text: Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:26PM
calendarNight of Healing Vigil: Stand Up Against Gun Violence & Racism (Oakland)
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by Congresswoman Barbara Lee
Frank H. Ogawa Plaza (Oakland City Hall) Between San Pablo Avenue & Washington Street and Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland, CA 94612...
Event Date: Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:42PM
imageA day of Remembrance - Hiroshima-Nagasaki Day
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by AutumnSun
Today we came together at the Santa Cruz Town Clock for an annual vigil remembering the day the United States dropped bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki seventy-four years ago!...
Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:40PM
imageSanta Cruz for Bernie Urges Community Members Not to Sign the Recall Petition
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by Santa Cruz News Network
Santa Cruz County for Bernie Sanders, the local organizing group formed during the 2016 Presidential election that is presently campaigning for 2020, has issued a statement opposing the recall campaign against Progressive Santa Cruz City Councilmembers Drew Glover and Chris Krohn. "We urge our members and their friends, family and neighbors: DO NOT SIGN the recall petition," the statement reads. "A recall should only be initiated when there is clear evidence of serious malfeasance in office. ...
Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:11PM
imageRepublican Central Committee Member Paige Concannon Claims She Started the Recall Campaign
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by Santa Cruz News Network
Santa Cruz Republican Party Central Committee member Paige Concannon recently claimed on social media that she "started" the campaign to recall Progressive Santa Cruz City Councilmembers Chris Krohn and Drew Glover with "some friends". Concannon was a Santa Cruz City Council candidate in 2018 who lost the race to Councilmember Glover by a significant margin: Glover received 10,972 votes, with Concannon receiving only 3,276. Paige Concannon is also among those who created the false narrative t...
Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:42AM