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calendar Support Abbi: fighting the right of the poor to have their possessions on the sidewalk by Abbi Samuels
Santa Cruz County Courthouse 701 Ocean St. Dept. 3...
Event Date: Thu May 17, 2018 4:00PM
Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 8:16AM
calendar Memorial Service for SF Activist and Journalist Kiilu Nyasha 480_kiilunyasha_1.jpg by Family and Friends of Kiilu Nyasha
African American Art and Culture Complex 762 Fulton Street San Francisco, CA 94102...
Event Date: Sun May 20, 2018 3:00PM
Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 5:17PM
image Fundraiser for Sammy Empasis: Haight Street Kid 480_sammy-empasis_1.jpg by Rip Florence
This is a formal invitation to donate or share our fundraiser page with all of your lovely close ones!...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 10:09PM
text Big money in opposition to efforts to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act by Lynda Carson
Wealthy landlords, realtors, and developers have teamed up together against renters campaigning against the Costa-Hawkins Act, and the competing campaigns are gearing up for a huge battle to come!...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 6:14PM
text Rent control campaigns presently in ten California cities by Lynda Carson
Rent control and just cause eviction protections are the only fair and humane ways to slow down greedy landlords and profiteering realtors from gouging renters with never ending rent increases, unjust evictions, displacing renters from their communities, and adding to the already-dire affordable housing crisis in California!...
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 11:56PM
calendar Bay Poor People's Campaign 40 Days of Action, Alameda Labor Council Resolution in Support by Global Women's Strike Omni Collective
East, North and South Bay/San Francisco autonomous actions requested through June 23....
Event Date: Mon May 14, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 11:24PM
image Local Filmmaker to Shoot in Santa Cruz this Summer for 2020 Festival Run 480_drew-adams-i-will-not-return_1.jpg by Checkered Pasts & Uncertain Futures
No Volveré (I Will Not Return) explores the everyday lives of Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay’s working class communities as its residents struggle to adapt to massive cultural and economic shifts that have beset the region....
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 3:17PM
document Public Banking in Santa Rosa / Sonoma County soc_336-_public_banking_project.pdf_140_.jpg by Students of Sonoma State Investigative Sociol
The results of our study reveal that the monopolization of the private banking system exploits citizens, small business, and communities, and stifles communal growth via loan programs designed to earn maximum profits for investors in Wall Street regardless of the negative impact at the local level....
Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 10:01PM
text Economic Benefits of a Living Wage in the City of Santa Rosa by Sonoma State Investigative Research Group
Amy Badger, Elizabeth Munoz- Martin, Demi Gray, Austin Barcus, Blaze Carter, Brooke Santander, Crystal Mendoza, Sara Gong, Jeffrey Robinson...
Posted: Wed May 9, 2018 1:59PM
calendar We Killed it! Rent Control Signature Turn In! 480_santa_cruz_rent_control_1.jpg by Santa Cruz For Rent Control
City Hall 809 Center St,, Santa Cruz,...
Event Date: Thu May 10, 2018 9:30AM
Posted: Wed May 9, 2018 12:06PM
image CNA Nurses & CWA UPTE UCSF Workers Join AFSCME 3299 Strike 480_cna_ucsf_strike5-8-18_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of UC CNA nurses and CWA UPTE workers joined the picket lines at UC San Francisco and discussed their issues....
Posted: Tue May 8, 2018 10:33PM
document Economic Impacts of Cannabis Legalization in Sonoma County final_paper__soci_336___2_.pdf_140_.jpg by Mariah Ramirez, Fiona Duffy, Megan Lee, Et al.
This research project examines the economic benefits of cannabis legalization for Sonoma County. Research was done by Sonoma State Sociology undergraduate students....
Posted: Tue May 8, 2018 4:07PM
text HUD’s attack on the poor in the Bay Area must be rejected by Congress by Lynda Carson
HUD Secretary Ben Carson wants to triple the rents on some tenants, and raise from 30% to 35%, the share of a household’s income that it must pay in rent. Additionally, Secretary Carson wants to add more work requirements on those receiving assistance in HUD’s housing programs!...
Posted: Tue May 8, 2018 2:55PM
calendar Celebration/ Memorial for David Minton Silva 480_david_minton_silva_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Gloria Rovay
12pm to 3pm SubRosa (next to the Bike Church) Refreshments. Tip a glass to David! Followed by Food Not Bombs fiesta 4pm to 6pm at the downtown post office....
Event Date: Sat May 12, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Tue May 8, 2018 9:46AM
image Oakland Set to Evict City's Largest Encampment at Northgate 480_northgate_sheds-tents-raid_01_1.jpg by Dave Id
With the city of Oakland set to evict dozens on May 8th, a call goes out to support the houseless folks at Northgate Avenue and 27th Street. Requested items include trashbags, water, coffee, breakfast and other foods. The raid is expected about 7am. Separately, word has gone out that the city will clear encampments at Mosswood Park when they are done with Northgate....
Posted: Mon May 7, 2018 7:40PM
image Santa Clara Valley Water District Board Postpones Vote on Delta Tunnels 480_2016board-sm_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Regardless of the SCVWD’s decision next week, this fight is far from over," said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta. "We will pack up our picket signs and head home when Governor Brown, or the future Governor of California puts a stop to MWD’s relentless process to see this project through at any cost." Photo - Left to right: Tony Estremera, District 6; Richard Santos, District 3; John L. Varela, District 1; Gary Kremen, District 7; Barbara Keegan, District...
Posted: Thu May 3, 2018 8:42AM
text Once again... People's Park needs your support by Park Advocate
The foliage in People's Park is thinner this year. Another tree is gone, and various bushes and shrubs have disappeared. UC Berkeley has further whittled away at the park, and a new press release from the UC states that development plans are to be revealed after this academic year ends....
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018 10:03PM
image Cat Brooks Announces Run for Mayor of Oakland at ILWU May Day Event 480_catbrooksforoakland.jpg by Dave Id
These are the prepared remarks Cat Brooks made at the ILWU International Workers' Day event today at Lil’ Bobby Hutton park in West Oakland:...
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018 2:11PM
image University of California RNs Plan To Strike in Sympathy with Other UC Employees May 8-9 480_uc-sympathy-vote-strike-ucla-nurses_1.jpg by California Nurses Association
April 27, 2018 - University of California registered nurses throughout the state voted by 98 percent to engage in a sympathy strike and join their co-workers on picket lines May 8 and May 9, at the University’s five major medical centers and 10 student health centers, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced today....
Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:48AM
text Pesticide Use Near Record High in California, Monterey Numbers Concerning by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Use of cancer-causing fumigant pesticide on the rise for Monterey strawberries...
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:36PM