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imageWorst Evictors of San Francisco and Oakland Released
by Anti-Eviction Mapping Project
The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project has released a new website profiling the Worst Evictors of San Francisco and Oakland. From corporate to nonprofit evictors, the group has profiled the top 30 bad actors across the Bay. Nearly every profile includes a photo of the individual alongside the dirty details discovered in our research based upon our tool Evictorbook, as well as tenant reviews on Google and Yelp, legal filings, and more. Worst Evictors Bay Area was developed in partnership with the S...
Posted: Sun, Dec 3, 2023 2:56pm PST
imageTenants Fighting Eviction Picket KP Market, Threatening Boycott
by Tenant and Neighborhood Councils (TANC)
A crowd of some 75 tenants, protesting the landlord’s eviction-via-disrepair campaign, marched from 2341 Valley Street to the Telegraph Avenue grocer and picketed throughout the afternoon ahead of a Dec. 4 hearing with the Oakland rent board (RAP)....
Posted: Mon, Nov 27, 2023 12:28pm PST
calendarTenants Fighting Eviction to Picket KP Market, Threatening Boycott
by Tenant and Neighborhood Councils (TANC)
KP Market (2370 Telegraph Avenue)...
Event Date: Sun, Nov 26, 2023 12:00pm PST
Posted: Sat, Nov 25, 2023 5:59pm PST
imagePerinatal Healthcare Workers in Santa Cruz County Call for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza
by Santa Cruz News
Campesina Womb Justice, a mutual aid project for womb justice and healing for indigenous campesinas in Santa Cruz County, has released a statement calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza....
Posted: Fri, Nov 24, 2023 3:19pm PST
imagePG&E to jack up your utility bills around 13% starting in January
by Lynda Carson
PG&E Is Moving It’s Headquarters To 300 Lakeside Drive In Oakland:...
Posted: Sun, Nov 19, 2023 6:18am PST
imageBig Oil spent $22 million in first 3 quarters of 2023 in effort to kill climate bills
by Dan Bacher
The oil industry spent over $7.2 million on lobbying in California during the third quarter of 2023...
Posted: Fri, Nov 17, 2023 11:31am PST
imageNewsom Streamlines Sites Reservoir Project, Despite Opposition by Conservationists, Tribes
by Dan Bacher
Recent research by Tell the Dam Truth reveals that the Sites Reservoir Project will emit 362,000 metric tons of CO2e annually, mostly in the form of methane, a significantly more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. This is the equivalent to the annual emissions from over 80,000 gas-powered cars. ...
Posted: Fri, Nov 17, 2023 11:10am PST
imageKaiser Permanente Hospitals Have Undisclosed Surveillance Equipment in Parking Lots
by Oakland Privacy
Kaiser Permanente has been conducting mass surveillance of its members for years and is sharing that information with law enforcement....
Posted: Tue, Nov 14, 2023 12:00am PST
imageWatsonville Community Hospital nurses to picket Monday
by California Nurses Association
Nurses to protest management’s refusal to address RNs’ deep concerns about safe staffing, retention, and safe patient care...
Posted: Sun, Nov 12, 2023 8:05am PST
imageBudget proposals place thousands of poor tenants at risk of losing their housing
by Lynda Carson
This Report Is Dedicated To All Of The Poor Tenants Who Are Seniors And Those With Disabilities, That May Be Living In Fear Of Becoming Unhoused Or Homeless In The Bay Area, As A Result Of Losing Their Subsidized Housing Vouchers!...
Posted: Sat, Nov 11, 2023 10:46pm PST
imageSolidarity in War Against the Poor in Santa Cruz and Gaza
by Robert Norse
The Santa Cruz City government and the Israeli regime are both creating and criminalizing homeless refugees. This flyer--self-explanatory--was distributed at two U.S./Israel Out-of-Gaza rallies as well as at the Town Clock and downtown, among unhoused folks....
Posted: Sat, Nov 11, 2023 2:06am PST
imageFarmworker communities protest new regulation of cancer-causing pesticide as racist
by Safe Ag Safe Schools
November 7th, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) sent its new regulation for 1,3-D use regarding residential bystanders to the Office of Administrative Law, setting the target exposure level at 0.56 ppb – allowing for 14 times more 1,3-D in the air than the State’s official lifetime cancer risk warning level, and aligning perfectly with Dow Chemical’s stated desires....
Posted: Thu, Nov 9, 2023 11:14am PST
imageSFGH UCSF Healthcare Workers Protest Israeli US Genocide In Gaza Against Palestinians
by Labor Video Project
San Francisco healthcare workers from San Francisco General Hospital and UCSF walked off the job and rallied on Friday November 4, 2023 to protest the massacre and genocide against the Palestinian people in Gaza. They talked about the conditions of healthcare workers and their patients....
Posted: Tue, Nov 7, 2023 11:35am PST
calendarCounter-Protest Parents' Rights/Anti-Transgender March Outside Gov Newsom's Home
by FSP/NMRJ/Radical Women
Gather at: 9700 Fair Oaks Blvd. corner Fair Oaks Blvd/New York Ave. in Fair Oaks, CA (Sacramento suburb) From there our group of counter-demonstrators will go together to Gov Newsom's Fair Oaks home neighborhood...
Event Date: Sat, Oct 21, 2023 9:00am PDT
Posted: Thu, Oct 19, 2023 8:43pm PDT
textCourt Halts Bay Area Biofuel Megaproject Operations by Center for Biological Diversity
Refinery on Hold Until County Addresses Community, Environmental Harms...
Posted: Thu, Oct 12, 2023 2:36pm PDT
documentUpdated Santa Cruz Free Guide Downloadable in Hard Copy
by (comments by Norse)
After an exchange of ,e-mails and phone messages, the creators of the Santa Cruz Free Guide [SCFG] released an updated edition. I reprint the hard copy sent me a week ago. The update may not be a finished one. In any case, I encourage readers to share their experience accessing these services to save weary future folks in need unnecessarily futile efforts....
Posted: Wed, Sep 27, 2023 9:15pm PDT
imageThousands March in Sacramento to Demand End of Fossil Fuels
by Leon Kunstenaar
As Governor Newsom Sues Oil Companies, a "Greener", nicer oil industry will not do...
Posted: Mon, Sep 18, 2023 1:20pm PDT
imageStriking Back at Brutal Bullies: Russell Files Claims Against the City
by Robert Norse
Barton Russell Jackson recently filed two Claims against the City for sweeps resulting in property destruction and false arrest. The claims were heard behind closed doors last Tuesday. Since the City Administrator/Clerk suppressed the language of the claims, I present then here in his own words....
Posted: Wed, Sep 13, 2023 3:44pm PDT
documentStreet Shit Sheet #172: Update the Outdated SC Free Guide !
by Robert Norse
A few more blurbs from the byways along with a reprinted copy of the badly outdated Santa Cruz Free Guide on the reverse side. Guide manager Evan Morrison and his staff, have so far maintained silence around concerns that their "Guide" is leading folks to closed services, full waiting lists, and other dead ends--truly needing updating....
Posted: Wed, Sep 13, 2023 2:13pm PDT
textTenant Union to Picket Berkeley Landlords’ Eviction Party Today by TANC
Tenant union members to protest Berkeley Landlords’ eviction celebration happy hour today, September 12, from 5:15 pm to 7:30 pm, in front of 2700 Bancroft Way in Berkeley, CA....
Posted: Tue, Sep 12, 2023 1:13pm PDT
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