image New rules fall short of protecting schoolchildren from pesticide exposure, Latino kids most at risk 480_school_busses_1.jpg by via Californians for Pesticide Reform
Part-time no-spray buffer zones inadequate, don’t protect against repeated & ongoing exposure...
Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:41PM
image Commander X Announces Book Release Date for "Behind The Mask: An Inside Look At Anonymous" 480_behindthemask.jpg by via Commander X
Commander X, who is known for his participation in the hacking/activist groups Anonymous and the Peoples Liberation Front, has announced he will be releasing his book "Behind The Mask: An Inside Look At Anonymous" to the public on October 15. Commander X has been in exile from the United States ever since early in 2012, when he made his way to Canada to escape federal charges related to the hacking of computers in Santa Cruz County, CA. A federal indictment claims Commander X hacked the count...
Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:32PM
image Passionate Challenger Shakes Established Incumbent in West Oakland City Council Race 480_nonidsession_cityhall_1.jpg by Noni for District 3
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:57AM
image Developers And Lobbyists Double Down For SF Supervisor Candidate Hillary Ronen 480_ronen_lobbyist_donations_1.jpg by SF Labor News
Contributions To City Hall Aide Are Illegal Under This November's Proposition T Ballot Measure, One Lobbyist Even Donated -Twice- The Legal Limit...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:26AM
calendar YES on Prop W kickoff by Allan Fisher
CCSF Civic Center Campus (1170 Market Street - near UN Plaza)...
Event Date: Thu Oct 6, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 1:13PM
calendar 64th Week-Sustaining the Safe Sleep Zone by Keith McHenry (entry by Norse)
On the heels and coattails of City Hall where the Sleepsnatcher Beast Slumbers. Soup and other incidentals will be available on the bricks near the City Directory sign. The event lasts from late afternoon Tuesday the 27th through mid-morning Wednesday the 28th...
Event Date: Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:28AM
text Social Safety Net Must Be Expanded by Steve Pleich
Support For a Program That is Working...
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 10:38AM
calendar On Lennon's Birthday-World Speakout Stop Political Censorship By Zuckerberberg/Facebook 480_brazil_igf-protest_1.jpg by LaborNet
Mark Zuckerberg's SF Mansion 3452 21st St. near Dolores St. San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Oct 9, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 8:24AM
image Milpitas Residents Say No to Urban Landfill Expansion 480_nil-1_1.jpg by Sharat G. Lin and Charlotte Casey
Residents of Milpitas, fed up with relentless foul odors from the Newby Island Landfill, took to the streets on September 18, 2016 to stop planned expansion of the landfill. They have been lobbying for nearly two years with the cities of Milpitas and San José to close the largest remaining urban landfill in the Bay Area....
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:12AM
text More than 6,000 CA Public Service Workers Vote to Unite with AFSCME in Landslide Victory by Justin Lee
Walnut Creek, Calif. – Six thousand public service workers represented by Public Employees Union (PEU), Local 1 voted Monday to unite with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)—one of the nation’s largest public service worker unions. Nearly two-thirds voted in favor of the affiliation, which will give public workers across eight Northern California counties a stronger voice to improve the vital services they provide their communities every day....
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:36PM
image What was behind the suspension of a UC Berkeley Course on Palestine? 480_amcha_article_credit_isaac_mao.jpg by via Palestine Legal
A look at the AMCHA Initiative....
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 4:35PM
calendar Beyond Occupy - Five Years Hence by Occupy Oakland
Oscar Grant Plaza 1 Frank H Ogawa Plz, Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Oct 8, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:59AM
image Jerry Brown calls for fast-tracking of river agreements to build Delta Tunnels 480_bor_protest_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“The Shasta Dam raise, Sites Reservoir and the Delta Tunnels need to be considered as one project,” emphasized Caleen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe. “Without one, you can’t have the others. If the tunnels are built, there will be no water to put in them. You need Sites Reservoir to provide the water for the tunnels and the Shasta Dam raise to provide water for Sites.” “Although the state and federal governments are saying they are separate projects, they are...
Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 5:00PM
calendar From Oakland to Stockton: Mobilizing Against Police Terror from the Bay to the Valley 480_stockton_1.jpg by Local Supporters
Qilombo Community Center, 2313 San Pablo, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Wed Sep 28, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:53PM
image Berekelyside's editor-In-chief says homeless death is low priority news 480_people_die_all_the_time.jpg by News Junkie
Roberto Benitas, a homeless Berkeley resident, died in his sleep. His body was found the next morning on September 18th. Frances Dinkelspiel, the editor-in-chief of Berkeleyside, was asked by a local reader why the death was not reported by the website, and the response was "people die all the time". Dinkelspiel continued by writing that the death was a low priority and didn't have as great an impact on the community compared to the stories they did cover....
Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 12:08PM
calendar Rally and Protest at Driscoll's Berry Store and Distribution Center 480_boycott_driscolls_continues_1_1.jpg by Boycott Driscoll's San Quintín Sindja
1750 San Juan Rd, Aromas, CA 95004-9027...
Event Date: Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:25PM
image Oakland Approves Petition to Recall Mayor Schaaf 480_bye-libby-2-620x564_1.jpg by Sydney Johnson, Oakland Post
Now that the City of Oakland has approved a petition to recall Mayor Libby Schaaf, activists are hitting the streets to talk with residents and to collect signatures for their campaign....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 6:11PM
text The Surreality of the Actual by Steve Martinot
Ever since the 60s and 70s, there has been a plan to drive out of town the entire community of activists, along with the black and brown communities, and turn Berkeley into a normal town again. It has gone as far as it has in part because too many people never thought that there was a plan. This article is just a kind of mirror on that....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 2:30PM
text Health Watchdog Sues Dow for Pesticide Air Pollution by via Californians for Pesticide Reform
Oakland, CA, September 20, 2016 - The national health watchdog Center for Environmental Health (CEH) has filed a lawsuit against Dow Chemical to address cancer risks posed by its fumigant pesticide Telone. Telone (a trade name for the chemical 1,3-Dichloropropene or 1,3-D) is a known carcinogen that pollutes dozens of rural areas throughout California; it is the third most heavily used pesticide in the state, and has been found to linger in the air for days after application....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:07PM
calendar Solidarity with the Charlotte Rebellion! 480_14370099_493149607559991_2780080865116207180_n_1.jpg by Solidarity with Charlotte
Latham Square Plaza 300 Frank H Ogawa Plz, Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Sep 24, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:01PM