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image Most of 21,000 oil wells approved under Jerry Brown are in low income areas, communities of color 480_jerry-brown-wells-1-curt-bradley_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
"I wonder if Jerry Brown would continue to shield the fossil fuel industry if his family was forced to breathe the same air we do,” said Francisco Gonzalez, a Kern County resident. “I hope he will consider communities like mine and put an end to the drilling free-for-all. It's too late for me, but all the kids deserve better.”...
Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:00PM
image SF Mayor Breed & DPH Garcia Still Pushing Lennar Hunters Point Project "It's Safe" 480_brownell_amie_cover-up_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
At a community meeting on August 15, 2018, San Francisco Department of Public Health "Environmental Engineer" Amy Brownell told community residents that the Hunters Point Shipyard is safe and can be further developed. Brownell whose salary is funded by the developer Lennar has been involved in the criminal cover-up of the falsification of testing in the billion dollar eco-fraud at Hunters Point Shipyard and Treasure Island. Mayor London Breed and DPH director Barbara Garcia are also aware of ...
Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:33AM
image Mike Rhodes recognized by Fresno City Council 480_nd5_9423_1.jpg by Peter Maiden
Mike Rhodes, former Indybay Central Valley page co-ordinator, was recognized by the Fresno City Council, who made August 16 "Mike Rhodes Day."...
Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:55PM
calendar National Prison Strike Awareness March 480_national_prison_strike_2018_flyer_jpg_1.jpg by Prisoners Human Rights Coalition CA
Start at Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 1 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95113 March to San Jose City Hall, 200 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113...
Event Date: Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:55PM
image Honoring the living legacy of the Buffalo Soldiers at Negro Bar - California State Parks 480_img_8937_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Commanding Maj. General Sean B. MacFarland said, “No other group of American Soldiers sacrificed so much and yet received so little respect in return.”...
Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:22PM
image Proposition 10, The Affordable Housing Act 480_lynda-dscn0133_1.jpg by Posted by Lynda Carson
Please Support the Affordable Housing Act!!! Photo of Francis Hailman, Eleanor Walden, and Lynda Carson at a Berkeley rally in front of the Old City Hall, teaching renters how to stand up for their rights!...
Posted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:00PM
image Hiroshima Day Vigil Remembrance Saturday, August 11, 2018 480_025_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Hiroshima Day Vigil was held from 10:30AM to past noon at the Santa Cruz Town Clock 903 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, California 95060...
Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:26PM
image Silicon Valley Investors Out of L.A.! 480_la2topmaybe__1__1_1_1_1_1.jpg by R. Robertson
Landlords across California are raising rents like never before. But when a Silicon Valley based residential investment company raised rents by as much as $700 a month and refused to negotiate with distant Los Angeles tenants, it was time for renters to head to Los Altos for a personal visit....
Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:33AM
image Legislative Budget Committee Postpones Committee Hearing on Funding for Delta Tunnels 480_drift_boat_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The 35 mile long Delta Tunnels would devastate West Coast salmon and other fish populations by diverting Sacramento River water before it reaches the estuary, as well as imperil the salmon and steelhead on the Trinity River, the major tributary of the Klamath River, that is diverted via a tunnel through the Trinity Mountains into the Sacramento River watershed at Whiskeytown Reservoir....
Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:41PM
image Six youths demanding a fossil fuel freeze arrested in sit in at Governor's Office 480_sitting_in_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
”All of these oil and gas projects need water,” said Niria Alicia. “The intensive extraction of fossil fuel threatens our rivers and theatens the salmon and other fish that live in them. The same water is used to frack in the backyards of indigenous migrant farmworkers. We need to keep the water in our rivers and the oil in the ground, if we are to have the chance at a future.”...
Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:56PM
image Salmon Fishermen Respond to Commerce Secretary's Puzzling Directive on Water for Fires 480_wilbur_ross_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
"We all agree public safety is the first priority," said John McManus, President of the Golden Gate Salmon Association (GGSA). "We disagree with Secretary Ross that the federal government should hijack California’s wildfires to impose weaker protections for our fish and wildlife."...
Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:10AM
text Berkeley Community Media 48 Hour Filmmaker Challenge! by Analisa Pines
Berkeley Community Media (BCM) and La Peña Cultural Center present the 8th Annual BCM Summer Shorts Movie Jam: 48 Hour Filmmaker Challenge. SCREENING AT LA PEÑA CULTURAL CENTER Sunday, September 2nd at 7pm (3105 Shattuck Avenue Berkeley.) Teams who successfully complete the challenge will screen their films in front of a live audience. Audience admission is $10 in advance and $15 at the door....
Posted: Thu Aug 9, 2018 5:44PM
image Stop Attacks On SFSU Professor Rabab Abdulhadi, Palestinian Students & SFSU Education Prog 480_abdulhadi_speaks_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
A solidarity rally was held at the San Francisco US Federal building to call for the judge to reject the Lawfare Project nuisance lawsuit and attacks on Professor Abdulhadi, her students and the program she runs. There has been an organized campaign by David Horowitz and other Zionists to target Professor Abdulhadi, Palestinian students and to eliminate the Arab & Muslim Ethnicities & Diasporas department in SFSU Ethnic Studies....
Posted: Wed Aug 8, 2018 11:28PM
image Music and Progressive Politics to Share the Stage at Fulton 55 480_flier_1.jpg by Mike Rhodes
A Scholarship Fund will be set up at the San Joaquin College of Law to support law students who have an interest in helping disenfranchised groups (like the homeless), who want to support social and economic justice issues and have a passion for Free Speech, and who generally use their legal training to promote democratic ideals....
Posted: Wed Aug 8, 2018 5:12PM
calendar Turn out for UC union bargaining! by Oakland Livable Wage Assembly
Wurster Hall, UC Berkeley Campus...
Event Date: Wed Aug 8, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Aug 7, 2018 10:15PM
image Proposition 10, the rebellion against greedy landlords, realtors and developers 480_san_rafael_renters_meeting_2_1.jpg by Lynda Carson
A tenants meeting I helped to organize to teach renters how to fight back against rent increases. (Lydia Gans Photo)...
Posted: Tue Aug 7, 2018 3:07AM
image Establishing the Colonel Charles Young Memorial Highway colonel_charles_young.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Throughout the Great State of California are many profound "hidden figures" who have made amazing contributions to the forward flow of humanity. Discovering the fullness of the living legacy of Colonel Charles Young is poised to become an outstanding American story of our unique California Pan African experience. Enslaved in Kentucky at birth and died in service of our nation in Lagos, Nigeria... what an amazing journey to explore....
Posted: Mon Aug 6, 2018 7:24PM
image Trump shows his ignorance of CA water - and contempt for West Coast fisheries, Delta 480_dj73aq3w0aafmud.jpg by Dan Bacher
Actually, the water in the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers and their tributaries isn’t “being diverted into the Pacific Ocean,” as Trump claims. In fact, the water flows naturally into the Delta, Suisun Bay, San Francisco Bay and then the ocean outside of the Golden Gate....
Posted: Mon Aug 6, 2018 5:29PM
text Cops And Klan Go Hand In Hand: An Urgent Report from the Berkeley Antifa Demo by Los Olivados
Stop the state strategy of direct collaboration with fascists...
Posted: Sun Aug 5, 2018 6:36PM
text Berkeley mask ban violates city ordinance by Section
The Berkeley police and city manager released a set of rules prior to the anti-fascist protest on Sunday. There is a clause banning masks in Ohlone Park and Civic Center Park. This clause violates the urgency ordinance passed by city council....
Posted: Fri Aug 3, 2018 11:39PM