text BART Removes Benches From 16th Street/Mission Street Plaza by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
Without public discussion or advanced notice, BART closed most of the southwest 16th Street/Mission Street Plaza from September 10, 2018 to September 20, 2018 for construction... BART removed the approximately six benches from the plaza and has not reinstalled them, denying people places to sit in a public space. In a posting on his Facebook page, viewable only to people logged into their Facebook accounts, BART Director Bevan Dufty announced that BART will install new benches by November ...
Posted: Mon Oct 8, 2018 9:31AM
image ACLU Sues San Francisco Police Department for Unconstitutionally Targeting Black People for Arrest police-car.jpg by ACLU of Northern California
SAN FRANCISCO, October 4, 2018 – The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Northern California, and the law firm Durie Tangri LLP, filed a lawsuit against the City of San Francisco for its police department’s racially discriminatory enforcement practices. In violation of the Constitution, the SFPD, which has a long and sordid history of racial discrimination, targeted Black people for arrest because of their race....
Posted: Sat Oct 6, 2018 10:15PM
calendar Private Function Hosted by Palantir Co-Founder for U.S. Mayors 480_signal-2018-09-29-214619_1_1_1.jpeg by Jacinta Gonzalez
Pier 5 Embarcadero San Francisco...
Event Date: Wed Oct 3, 2018 5:30PM
Posted: Mon Oct 1, 2018 3:44PM
image 58 Arrested on Felony Charges as Activists Occupy "Free Range" Amazon Chicken Supplier 480_dxe_petaluma_20190929_7a3z284a_1.jpeg by DxE
Bond set at $20,000 each, over $1.3 million total...
Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:39PM
audio If You’re Going to Santa Cruz (audio/mpeg 5.7mb) by David Rovics
Last night I was kicked out of a building for the first time in my 51 years. It happened in Santa Cruz, California. Here's my latest podcast....
Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:52PM
image Whole Foods Gets Restraining Order on Animal Rights Activists to Stop Protests at Berkeley Store 480_dxe_waynehsiung_wholefoods_1.jpg by DxE
Citing Investigations of Animal Cruelty, Activists Plan to Escalate Demonstrations Despite Court Ruling...
Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:56AM
image Heavy Police Presence at Global Climate Action Summit September 13, Two Arrested 480_climterryscusselpopushhard_1.jpg by R. Stevens text, Terry Scussel photos
Photos of police pushing protesters and detaining two demonstrators in front of the entrance to the Global Action Climate Summit on September 13 in San Francisco. Photos may be reproduced by not-for-profit organizations, please credit Terry Scussel....
Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:21PM
document Police Chief Mills Ducks Issue In the Wake of the Boise "No Jail for Sleep" Decision abbi_s_correspondence_with_mills_final.pdf_140_.jpg by Abbi Samuels and Robert Norse
City Council Ringleader David Terrazas cut off Freedom Sleeper activist Abbi Samuels at the City Council mike on September 4th as she denounced unlawful police action attacking sleeping homeless folks. This on the same day the 9th Circuit Court ruled supporting the homeless right to sue Boise for "cruel and unusual punishment" because ticketing and arresting homeless folks there when there is no real shelter alternative....
Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:13PM
image Interview with Analicia and Dexter Cube of Take Back Santa Cruz 480_dexter-emannuel-p-and-analicia-cube-of-take-back-santa-cruz_1.jpg by Peter Green
On September 12 (on the Santa Cruz Police Department Facebook page) the co-founders of Take Back Santa Cruz (TBSC) Analicia and Dexter Cube opened up with me for a candid, "on the fly" interview. Dexter answered questions about his past and his multiple brushes with the law, including being fined tens of thousands of dollars by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and losing his licence for defrauding his financial clients. He also discussed more minor brushes with the law, including ...
Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:44PM
image Prison Strike Solidarity Graffiti in Oakland 480_prisonstrike-graffiti-oakland-2018a_1.jpg by Dave Id
Large overhead letters on the side of a parking garage near I-980 in West Oakland....
Posted: Thu Sep 6, 2018 5:54PM
calendar No DAC for BART: BART Proposes Facial Recognition Surveillance Dragnet Part 2 by Oakland Privacy
BART Board Conference Room, 3rd floor, enter behind CVS off Thomas Berkley Way 2040 Webster St, Oakland, CA 94612, USA...
Event Date: Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Sep 4, 2018 8:12AM
calendar No Arpaio. 480_peacedove_1.jpg by No Arpaio.
Palo Corona Regional Park Highway 1, Carmel, California 93923...
Event Date: Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:00AM
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:19PM
calendar Rally for Community Resilience in the face of Climate Disasters and Militarization 480_stop_urban_shield_1.jpg by Stop Urban Shield Coalition
Alameda County Sheriff’s Office 1401 Lakeside Dr Oakland, CA 94612...
Event Date: Fri Sep 7, 2018 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:30PM
image Large turnout for San Quentin action in support of National Prison Strike 480_sanquentin-prisonstrike-crowd_1.jpg by Jon Britton, Liberation News
A diverse crowd of around 500 mostly young activists turned out for a rally Aug. 25 at San Quentin Prison in Marin County, California....
Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:21PM
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
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
image 140+ Activists Confront Riot Police at Petaluma Whole Foods Factory Egg Farm 480_dxe-petaluma_20180730a_1.jpg by DxE
Activists Cite Photos, Video, and Dead Chicken as Evidence of Ongoing Illegal Treatment...
Posted: Fri Aug 3, 2018 8:35PM
image Forest Defenders' Blockade in Mattole Raided by Paramilitary-style Security 480_mattole_tripod_1.jpg by Karen P.
A long-standing logging road blockade defending the Rainbow Ridge in the Mattole River watershed was raided in recent days, but activists are still in the woods and on the road, struggling to hold the line....
Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:16PM
calendar End ICE & Police Brutalities! Protest & Press Conference by NorCal Resist and 7 other orgs in Sacramento
7th and N streets...
Event Date: Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:17PM