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CA Supreme Court Rules Delta Tunnels Surveys Can Go Forward
Tom Keeling of the Freeman Firm in Stockton said the court did hand Delta landowners a “limited victory” in the case by reforming the statute at issue to allow the landowners the right of a jury trial....
Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 5:26PM
Libby Schaaf Takes Credit for California $15 Minimum Wage with Billboard Tribute to Herself
On April 3, 2016, a $15 minimum wage was signed into law in California, gradually raising the minimum wage from the current $10/hour to $15/hour by 2022. The same day, a similar law was signed in New York state. Based on the huge billboard in her honor that was seen high above San Pablo Avenue in May, one would be led to believe that Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf single-handedly fought against all odds to bring an increased minimum wage to fruition. Apparently, workers themselves deserve no cr...
Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:06PM
Killer Cop Training - Coming Soon to the Bay Area.
Police training by a private company trains them to shoot zeroth, worry about it later....
Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:43AM
Walgreens will start surcharging San Francisco Federal Credit Union Members
Effective, July 31, 2016, ATMs located in approximately 560 California Walgreens stores will no longer be part of the "surcharge-free" CO-OP ATM Network....
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 11:39PM
Power for the People (audio/mpeg 58.7mb)
This was an interview on the Street Heat radio show (July 22, 2016) on KFCF 88.1 FM with Justice Medina and friends. Justice was the lead organizer of an impressively large demonstration in Fresno demanding police accountability. 30:40 minute audio....
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:09PM
Oakland City Attorney Advises Gutting Police Commission
City Attorney Gives Commission Away to OPOA...
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 12:27PM
Youth Protest Klamath River Water Pollution
“As a Yurok Tribal member, I am deeply affected by what happens on the Klamath River,” said Stoney McCoy, a 16 year-old Yurok Tribal Youth Council member. “ What I saw today coming out of the Klamath Strait Drain made me sick to my stomach, I will fight for as long as it takes to clean up the Klamath...
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:29AM
Questions About Mass Incarceration Remain Unanswered
Grand Jury Report and Larger Problems Still Ignored...
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:17AM
"Kill Cops Not Trees" Graffiti Found in Santa Cruz
SCPD is reporting that graffiti stencils with the message "Kill Cops Not Trees" have been found painted this week in Downtown Santa Cruz. The "Kill Cops Not Trees" message was found painted on a bridge over the San Lorenzo River and on the river levee pathway near Felker Street, Santa Cruz Police said. The stencil has been left in up to a dozen places so far....
Posted: Thu Jul 21, 2016 4:55PM
Police Execute Man in Santa Maria, California (video/mp4 11.0mb)
Here's the unedited, uncensored video of Wednesday's (July 20, 2016) fatal officer-involved shooting of a knife-wielding man at the corner of Enos and Broadway in Santa Maria, California captured by James Jepsen....
Posted: Thu Jul 21, 2016 3:42PM
San Francisco: March and Rally in Solidarity with Oaxaca and Against the Police
On Friday, people took the streets in San Francisco against state-sanctioned police murders in the US and in solidarity with the rebellion in Oaxaca....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:12PM
Resistencia desde Califas a Oaxaca
El viernes, genta tomó las calles en SF contra los asesinatos policiales de los pueblos Negros, Morenos, y pobres y en solidaridad con la rebelión en Oaxaca....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:08PM
#FreedomNow: Global Call to Action 7.21
The ACLU of Northern California supports the Movement for Black Lives and the collective #FreedomNow actions taking place globally on Thursday, July 21....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 4:01PM
Court Rules Lawsuit Over Point Reyes Management Plan Can Move Forward
OAKLAND, Calif., July 19, 2016 — A federal court has rejected a legal motion by the National Park Service and refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought by conservation groups seeking an updated “general management plan” and assessment of the environmental impacts of commercial dairy and cattle grazing at Point Reyes National Seashore, before long-term cattle-grazing leases are pushed through. The court earlier rejected a motion by ranchers to intervene in the lawsuit....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 2:40PM
Justice For Josiah in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter #FreedomNow
San Jose City Hall 200 E Santa Clara St, San Jose...
Event Date: Thu Jul 21, 2016 3:30PM
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 2:29PM
SF Action to End Racist Police Terror
Gather Powell and Market St., SF...
Event Date: Thu Jul 21, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:37PM
Labor Working to Undermine Strong Civilian Police Oversight in Oakland [Updated]
A November 2016 ballot measure for a new Oakland Police Commission is expected to be finalized and approved by the Oakland City Council at their meeting on July 19. The measure, originally proposed by the Coalition for Police Accountability and since taken up by the City Council, continues to be watered down further and further. Local non-police unions have turned out to be one of the most vociferous opponents to strong civilian police oversight in Oakland, even though police "unions" such ...
Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 7:20PM
Oakland Police Headquarters Banner Hang: OPD Guilty of Human Trafficking & Statutory Rape
On June 17, community activists fed up with the mounting revelations of crimes and coverups by Oakland police protested at OPD headquarters, hanging a banner between two flagpoles....
Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 5:44PM
Nonviolent Protest at Mendocino Redwoods Company Mill in Ukiah
9 am: Rally at Mendocino County Board of Supervisors’ Chambers on Low Gap Rd. in Ukiah 11 am: Demonstration at the Ukiah mill operation of Mendocino Redwood Co. (MRC)...
Event Date: Tue Jul 19, 2016 9:00AM
Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 5:36PM
Hayward BBQ: A Day to Remember Nate Greer and All Our Loved Ones Killed by Police
Birchfield Park Santa Clara St & Elmhurst St Hayward, CA 94544...
Event Date: Sat Jul 30, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Sat Jul 16, 2016 9:08PM