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imageGraffiti in Solidarity With Those Displaced by UC Development
by (a)
Graffiti in solidarity with tenants and community members displaced by UC Berkeley development and greed....
Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2021 8:47PM
imageNUHW Kaiser Eastbay Strikers Picket Kaiser World HQTo Stop Attacks On Workers & Patients
by Labor Video Project
Striking NUHW mental healthcare workers joined IUOE Local 39 engineers on the picket line at Oakland Kaiser hospital and the Kaiser headquarters in Oakland...
Posted: Sat Nov 20, 2021 1:21PM
textSan Francisco Empty and Abandoned Buildings (3rd Quarter 2021) by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
SF Food Not Bombs has updated the San Francisco Department of Building Inspection’s list of empty and abandoned buildings through September 2021 on this webpage:
Posted: Tue Nov 2, 2021 8:41AM
imageBig Money Behind Greenway's Effort to Block Passenger Rail in Santa Cruz County
by Santa Cruz News Group
The 'Yes Greenway' campaign took $56,876.47 in contributions between July 26 and September 30, according to financial documents filed today, November 1 with the County of Santa Cruz (see attached PDF file). The 'Yes Greenway' campaign committee has been collecting signatures, and officially soliciting donations, since July of this year to put an initiative on the 2022 ballot that would block the establishment of clean, electric passenger rail service along the Coastal Rail Corridor in Santa C...
Posted: Mon Nov 1, 2021 6:18PM
imageDay of the Dead Protest in Front of Nancy Pelosi's House
by Leon Kunstenaar
Many groups in march and rally for Medicare for All in San Francisco...
Posted: Sun Oct 31, 2021 1:03PM
documentFlyer Distributed at Friday's Anti-Gentrification and Climate Justice Rally
by Robert Norse
With an eye to cross-pollination, I distributed 100 copies of the flyer below at the "Our Downtown, Our Future" rally at the Farmer's Market on 10-29 and the following Climate Justice rally. The flyer updates somewhat my perspective on the state of civil rights for homeless ("unhoused") folks in Santa Cruz....
Posted: Sun Oct 31, 2021 9:03AM
imageACLU Report: California’s War on Unhoused People
by ACLU of Northern California
Communities Target Unhoused People with Discriminatory Tactics that Exploit Legal Loopholes...
Posted: Tue Oct 26, 2021 10:53PM
textRushed RV Ban on Tuesday City Council Agenda by Robert Norse
City Council's reactionary majority is likely to pass a measure likely to further expose the already unhoused population whose current home is their vehicle. The after-midnight oversized parking ban on "oversized" vehicles is a redo of Richelle Noroyan's failed 2016 nighttime RV ban which failed to meet Coastal Commission standards....
Posted: Mon Oct 25, 2021 12:07PM
textOur Downtown, Our Future by Robert Morgan
*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* October 21, 2021 Group Announces Voter Initiative For Santa Cruz....
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 3:22PM
imageManu Koenig Sought Advice from FPPC Regarding His Condo's Close Proximity to Rail Line
by Linda Pierce
Santa Cruz County Supervisor Manu Koenig sought advice from the State of California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) regarding a potential conflict of interest due to the close proximity of the condominium he owns to the Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line. A letter dated June 16, 2021 concerning the matter was sent to the supervisor's office by the FPPC's legal counsel (see photos and PDF file below). In the request for advice, it was stated that Koenig owns a condominium unit that is loca...
Posted: Sun Oct 17, 2021 4:25PM
imageRedwood City Says Bans Off Our Bodies!
by RWS
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a challenge to Roe v. Wade this year. On October 3 the Raging Grannies held a rally in Redwood City in solidarity with Radical Women's national day of mobilization for reproductive justice....
Posted: Mon Oct 11, 2021 3:33AM
imageConspiracy to shield Sackler family opioid drug kingpins with immunity
by Lynda Carson
The Sackler Family Seeks Immunity For Their Involvement In The Opioid Epidemic That Resulted In Over 500,000 Deaths!...
Posted: Fri Oct 8, 2021 9:21PM
videoRadical Women Speak Out for Reproductive Justice (video/mp4 50.8MB) by Lis Cox
Radical Women, Raging Grannies and others held a spirited rally for Women's Reproductive Justice at the SF Federal Building this last Sunday. Here is my short video from the action....
Posted: Fri Oct 8, 2021 1:19PM
textNorthern California Sutter health care workers join Kaiser Permanente engineers on strike by Evan Winters, Sebastian Greene (WSWS repost)
Sutter workers are fighting against understaffing and overwork during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as below-inflation pay proposals in one of the most expensive areas in the country....
Posted: Tue Oct 5, 2021 7:43AM
imageWomen's March in Fresno
by Peter Maiden
Around 500 attended the Fresno Women's March October 2....
Posted: Sat Oct 2, 2021 9:23PM
textGroups Fighting Concord Corruption and the Seeno Deal by Concord Reporting In
Groups are fighting back against Seeno (Discovery Homes), and the corruption in city council that resulted in them being chosen as the potential developer for the Concord Naval Weapons Station redevelopment project. The Seeno family has a criminal history, as does the company that carries their name, which 3 council members (including the current mayor of Concord) are overlooking as to further their political careers....
Posted: Wed Sep 29, 2021 6:07PM
imageAdvocates Say Governor's $15 Billion Climate Package Fails to Address Fossil Fuels
by Dan Bacher
Food & Water Watch’s California Director Alexandra Nagy released a statement in response to the Governor's press conference, noting that leaving out such as a “key accelerator” as drilling for fossil fuels is “wildly short sided.”...
Posted: Thu Sep 23, 2021 4:15PM
imageShort film released on SAVE 1921 WALNUT
by Posted by Lynda Carson
Earlier today, the activists involved in trying to Save 1921 Walnut Street, in Berkeley, sent out a link to a short film about the effort to SAVE 1921 WALNUT, and may be found on a link on YouTube further below.... Posted by Lynda Carson....
Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:48PM
imageZero Covid NOW & Stop Privatization! Rally At CA Community College Bd Of Governors In Sac
by Labor Video Project
The first rally for Zero Covid in the United States took place at the California Community College Board meeting on September 20, 2021. The speakers also demanded an end to privatization and destruction of the community college system by the Lumina foundation which has been supported by the Chancellor Oakley and governor Newsom and the Democratic Party which has a super majority control of the California legislature....
Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2021 2:40PM
videoWe Won't Go Back, SF Protest for Women's Reproductive Rights (video/quicktime 188.4MB) by Lis Cox
Protest held at SF Opera House, Sept. 5, 2021. Spirited street theater and voices protesting the draconian Texas Law prohibiting abortion and creating a vigilante system of reporting. (video is 1 min. 30 sec.)...
Posted: Mon Sep 6, 2021 6:44PM