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Anaheim Erupts After Off-Duty Cop Shoots at Students
The city of Anaheim in Southern California erupted on February 22 after an off-duty police officer detained a 13 year old male, dragging him by the collar across a yard, and attempted to pull him over hedges in front of the police officer’s home before pulling out a gun and firing it into a crowd of young people, luckily injuring no one....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:54PM
Santa Cruz Police Cooperate with ICE on Militarized Immigration Raids (audio/mpeg 1.5mb)
As reported and documented by Santa Cruz Indymedia, the Santa Cruz Police Department cooperated with Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to carryout militarized immigration sweeps in Santa Cruz County....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:22PM
Video Shows SCPD Blocking Media from Sean Arlt Killing Press Conference
Activist Wes White documents the exclusion of alternative media from the SCPD's 2-16 Press Conference. There SCPD Police Chief Vogel announced that Officer Eric Bailey was the killer of Sean Arlt, who, police say, approached them aggressively with a metal rake back in early October. The only evidence presented was Vogel's account, some partial audio, and a partial obscured video that had no recognizable figures in it and ended ten minutes before Arlt died....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:36PM
CalPERS joins investors urging banks to address Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's concerns
The announcement came four days after 150 people from a coalition of environmental and Native American Groups held a march and rally in front of the CalPERS office in Sacramento to tell the retirement fund to divest from its investments in banks backing the Dakota Access Pipeline....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:29AM
BA Air Quality Management District Employees Fired For Exposing Destruction of Records
Two employees Michael Bachmann and Sarah Steele of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District charged that they were fired after they blew the whistle of the agencies managers who were ordering legal and agency documents destroyed....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:15AM
New Western Monarch and Milkweed Website Launched
The Western Monarch Milkweed Mapper will facilitate the study and conservation of the monarch butterfly in western states....
Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:39PM
NoDAPL Divestment Crawl
Willow Glen Town Square 1100 Lincoln Avenue (at Willow Street) San Jose, CA 95125...
Event Date: Sat Feb 25, 2017 10:00AM
Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:42PM
Housing authorities need more resources to administer Housing Choice Voucher Program
Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) are not receiving enough money from HUD to administer the Housing Choice Voucher Program (section 8 voucher program) properly. Reportedly there are around 140,000 vouchers being unused by people who are eligible for section 8 vouchers (Housing Choice Vouchers), partly because PHAs do not have enough resources to administer the program, according to the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA)!...
Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:23AM
Rain at Midnight? Freedom SleepOut #85 Faces Wettest Winter
Back again to City Hall--still the dark center of Sleeping Ban law and enforcement under City Manager Martin Bernal and the Watkins-Terrazas City Council. Determined activists and a crew of homeless folks will be huddling beneath the eaves of the buildings at City Hall until being driven out into the rain , wind, and cold. Just looking for a night of community and relative safety from the Sleeping Ban, they'll be in sleeping bags, under tents, in vehicles, whereever they can, hoping to spar...
Event Date: Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:19PM
"Remembrance" On The 75th Anniversary of Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066
On the 75th anniversary of President Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 which incarcerated 120,000 Japanese Americans and Japanese Peruvians, anniversary events were held throughout the US and in San Francisco....
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:23PM
Pack the Courthouse for Yuvette Henderson
Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, California 94612...
Event Date: Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 2:44PM
Activists Protest Hewlett Packard Enterprise Profiteering from Racist Policies in Israel-Palestine and the U.S.
A coalition of social justice activists demonstrated against Hewlett Packard Enterprise outside the annual RSA cyber-security conference in San Francisco. HPE enables and profits from Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories, and from racist immigration and incarceration policies in the United States....
Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:51AM
Statement on OPD shooting of white supremacist terror suspect Jesse Enjaian
Compared with their protocol for profiling, harassing - and occasionally murdering - Black and Brown civilians in Oakland, the Oakland Police Department’s shooting of white supremacist gunman Jesse Enjaian illustrates the depth of officers’ conscious and unconscious biases and unwavering ability to humanize a white suspect to a fault, even after the person has demonstrated a clear capability for violence and disregard for human life....
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:48PM
San Francisco Hotline in Case of ICE Raids
San Francisco, in case of ICE raids call new hotline: 415-200-1548. Legal and community defense in Spanish, Arabic and Chinese....
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:02PM
Proposed budget cuts threaten millions of HUD subsidized low-income renters
In the Bay Area according to HUD, the Oakland Housing Authority has 13,422 federally subsidized housing units in it’s section 8 inventory, and 2,122 units in it’s low rent inventory, formerly known as public housing units....
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:14PM
Sanctuary for All March In Fresno (video/mp4 25.3mb)
About 500 people participated in the Sanctuary for All march in downtown Fresno on Saturday, February 18. Below is a 20 second time lapse video of the event....
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 4:16PM
Community Support for Black Lives Matter in Capitola
Several dozen activists gathered at two corners of the 41st Ave. and Capitola Road intersection in support of reversing police violence. I was there s a HUFF activist and Free Radio Santa Cruz reporter....
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 3:31PM
Not My President Day in San José
San Jose City Hall 200 East Santa Clara Street San Jose, CA 95113...
Event Date: Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:03PM
Not My President Rally in Morgan Hill
ICE 220 Vineyard Court Morgan Hill, CA 95037...
Event Date: Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:47PM
Municipal Ordinance Provides Force of Law Protection For Immigrants
City Electeds Must Act Now...
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:25AM