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image"Insure Our Future" Action at Big Insurance Companies
by Leon Kunstenaar
Demands that insurance companies end enabling fossil fuel extraction...
Posted: Fri, Mar 1, 2024 5:27pm PST
textDemolition of People's Park Has Been an Expensive Boondoggle, Costs Rising by Author
According to their own accounting, the University of California has spent roughly 11-million dollars to turn People's Park into a dirt lot. In addition, the expected cost of their development proposal has increased by a third, now expected to cost 400-million....
Posted: Thu, Feb 29, 2024 12:04pm PST
imageYosemite Aramark Contract Should Have Been Cancelled.
by Yosemite Anon
NPS has said that 2 Consecutive Marginal Annual Overall Rating Reports in a row would trigger them to cancel a concessions contract. Aramark at Yosemite had Marginal Ratings in 2018 and 2019....
Posted: Tue, Feb 27, 2024 7:53am PST
imageFor sixth year in a row, no Delta Smelt found in CDFW Fall Midwater Trawl survey
by Dan Bacher
When no Delta Smelt are found in six years of a survey that has been conducted since 1967, the estuary is in a serious ecological crisis....
Posted: Sun, Feb 18, 2024 10:51am PST
imageBig Oil and Big Gas spent a record $27 million lobbying in California in 2023!
by Dan Bacher
WSPA and the oil companies wield their power in 8 major ways: through (1) lobbying; (2) campaign spending; (3) serving on and putting shills on regulatory panels; (4) creating Astroturf groups; (5) working in collaboration with media; (6) sponsoring awards ceremonies and dinners, including those for legislators and journalists; (7) contributing to non profit organizations; and (8) creating alliances with labor unions, mainly construction trades...
Posted: Sun, Feb 18, 2024 10:42am PST
imageYosemite Another Crater Lake? Yosemite Workers Claim Mismanagement at Yosemite.
by Anon Yosemite
With word spreading of Aramark’s gross mismanagement at Crater Lake, Yosemite workers have been increasingly speaking out about similar conditions they have faced since Aramark took over in Yosemite....
Posted: Fri, Feb 16, 2024 10:47am PST
calendarInsure our Future by Bay Area Climate Justice Spokescouncil
1 Post Street, San Francisco...
Event Date: Thu, Feb 29, 2024 11:00am PST
Posted: Tue, Feb 13, 2024 10:48am PST
imageCity of UC/Berkeley’s metal sculpture graffiti art wall's first opening reception!
by arch
City of UC/Berkeley’s metal sculpture graffiti art wall project had it’s first opening reception Sunday 2/11/24!!...
Posted: Mon, Feb 12, 2024 9:38pm PST
imagePeople's Park Will Rise Again
by Jerry Rubin, Posted By Lynda Carson
A chapter in the book by famed former Berkeley activist Jerry Rubin, called "People's Park Will Rise Again," may be found and read beginning on page 224, in his book called, "Do It! Scenarios of the Revolution." Unfortunately, Jerry Rubin died a number of years ago after being hit by a car. Now that some of the phony liberal politicians in Berkeley sold out People's Park to the rich and powerful, if Jerry Rubin is turning over in his grave over this situation, I hope that he may Rest in Peace...
Posted: Tue, Feb 6, 2024 10:10pm PST
imageChevron Get Out of Palestine
by Leon Kunstenaar
Hundreds at refinery's gate protest Chevron complicity in war on Gaza...
Posted: Sun, Feb 4, 2024 11:37am PST
calendarStreet Mural for People's Park
by People's Park Council
Haste St and Bowditch St, Berkeley...
Event Date: Sun, Feb 11, 2024 1:00pm PST
Posted: Fri, Feb 2, 2024 8:26am PST
imageWestern Monarch Count Tallies 233,394 Butterflies
by The Xerces Society
Portland, Ore. Jan. 30, 2024—Much anticipated each year, results of the 27th annual Western Monarch Count have been released by the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. Scientists and volunteers counted a total of 233,394 butterflies at 256 overwintering sites to track the threatened butterfly’s population levels. The count is slightly lower than last year’s total of over 330,000 butterflies, and remains at just 5% of their population numbers in the 1980s, when low millions were comm...
Posted: Tue, Jan 30, 2024 7:52pm PST
imageActivists Target Wells Fargo’s Support of Mountain Valley Pipeline
by Environmental Organizations
San Francisco Event Is Part of a National Action Targeting Climate-Destroying Funding...
Posted: Tue, Jan 30, 2024 12:03pm PST
calendarPack the Courtroom for Detained Climate Activists
by Occupy Beale
501 I Street, Floor 8, Courtroom 24...
Event Date: Tue, Feb 13, 2024 9:00am PST
Posted: Thu, Jan 25, 2024 11:08pm PST
imageBill to End Offshore Oil Drilling in CA Waters Passes First Major Legislative Hurdle
by Dan Bacher
"We simply cannot afford to have more oil spills, and SB 559 provides an immediate pathway towards shutting these offshore oil platforms down," said State Senator Dave Min....
Posted: Mon, Jan 15, 2024 4:17pm PST
imageDevastating Layoffs In Yosemite
by Anon Yosemite
At the core of each year’s layoffs is the cold-hearted corporate indifference and dollar-driven David Sloma, Aramark’s Vice President of Operations....
Posted: Sat, Jan 13, 2024 9:27am PST
textOpen Letter To UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ and Berkeley City Council by Nom De Plume
This is an open letter to the Chancellor of UC Berkeley and the Berkeley City Council. Feel free to copy and email or fax this to them. Or print it out and give it to them in person....
Posted: Wed, Jan 10, 2024 1:26pm PST
calendarSave Peoples Park by phoebe
Gather at Telegraph Ave at Dwight, southeast Berkeley. We might march or stay there....
Event Date: Mon, Jan 8, 2024 6:00pm PST
Posted: Mon, Jan 8, 2024 3:02pm PST
imageUC's War on People's Park, The Defense & Destruction of People's Park with Harvey Smith
by Labor Video Project
The attack and destruction of People's Park is part of the privatization developers drive by the UC Regents, management and City and State government and Harvey Smith of the People's Park Historic District Advocacy Group speaks about this in the interview...
Posted: Mon, Jan 8, 2024 12:27pm PST
imagePeople's Park Fortress Berkeley as UC, Newsom, Berkeley Pols & Police Blockade Park
by Labor Video Project
In a secret operation of hundreds of UC, State police and Berkeley police dozens of shipping containers were brought into surround People's Park so that the building plan can proceed. They blockaded streets and arrested some protesters while destroying the park....
Posted: Thu, Jan 4, 2024 9:35pm PST
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