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LA Times goes to bat for killer cops in Salinas - by David Roknich, IndyRadio
"Velasco suffered bruises and may have a broken leg", (Salinas Police Chief) McMillin said at the very end of an report defending the latest police aggression against an already restrained subject. The media experts at Tribune Corporation know that few people read past the headline, and save the ghastly truth for the end. The truth is in the video just becoming viral, and the Salinas police are in urgent need of damage control. Who is investigating this Crime of State?
Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2015 8:51PM
Censored Radio Host Gary Null Responds to KPFA Program Director's Accustaions - by Gary Null
Gary Null, PhD, an award winning talk radio host, documentary film maker, investigative reporter, leading natural healing advocate, health and nutrition expert, was censored by KPFA program director Laura Prives. Bonnie Faulkner of Guns-n-Butter was not allowed to have Gary Null as a guest on her show, and his award-winning DVD "Silent Epidemic - the Untold Story of Vaccines" was not allowed to be used as a premium in the spring fund drive. In response to numerous complaints from outraged lis...
Posted: Sat Jun 6, 2015 4:00PM
Sat. May 16 – Protest Against Censorship at KPFA – Anti-Vaccination Broadcast Censored - by Gypsy Taub
Dozens of listeners gathered in front of KPFA on May 16 to protest censorship of Gary Null's appearance on Guns-n-Butter and his DVD "Silent Epidemic - the Untold Story of Vaccines". Program director Laura Prives feels that it is her job to censor content that is inconvenient to her. Gary Null would have talked about the dangers of vaccines in his interview. It was to be aired at a crucial time when sb277, forced vaccination bill, was moving through senate committees. It's hard to think that ...
Posted: Sat Jun 6, 2015 1:58AM
KUSP on the Auction Block/Stop the Sale - by Rachel Goodman
KUSP's Foundation is voting Monday at 6pm on whether to sell its license. We need to stop it from happening. Come protest this atrocity. Community Foundation, 7807 Soquel Drive, Aptos.
Posted: Fri May 1, 2015 7:05AM
AK Press Anniversary Party: 25 Revolting Years - by Charles
Omni Oakland Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, California 94609
Event Date:Sun Apr 26, 2015 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 5:55PM
20th Annual Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair - by Matt Leonard
The Crucible, 1260 7th St at Union, Oakland, CA (2 blocks from West Oakland BART)
Event Date:Sat Apr 25, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:25PM
Devastating Fire at AK Press Warehouse: Lives Lost, Residences Destroyed, Dozens Displaced, Businesses Damaged - by Dave Id
Before dawn on Saturday, March 21, a fire erupted in a warehouse on 24th Street in Oakland. Two resident artists died, Davis Letona and Daniel “Moe” Thomas. The fire quickly spread to the adjoining warehouse on 23rd Street commonly known as the AK Press warehouse. On the AK side, three residential units sustained severe damage, at least one being totally destroyed, with a beloved cat succumbing to the smoke and heat. As a result of the three-alarm fire, other units have borne varying ...
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 10:11PM
Help AK Press & Friends Recover from Fire - by AK Press
In the early morning of March 21, the building behind ours caught fire. Two people lost their lives. The fire moved to the mixed-use warehouse building we share with 1984 Printing and 30+ residents. Everyone in our building got out safely, but several units were completely destroyed. There was extensive water and smoke damage to other units, including the ones occupied by AK Press and 1984 Printing. On the afternoon of March 24th, the City of Oakland red-tagged our building, which prohibits...
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:58PM
Friends of Station 40 Press Conference, The Mission, SF - by hanna quevedo
Last week the collective received eviction court papers (an unlawful detainer) from landlords Ahuva, Emmanuel, and Barak Jolish. Although the Jolish family had previously stated its intentions to sell, they have refused a proposal presented by the Station 40 collective, SF Community Land Trust, and Mission Economic Development Agency to sell their property to the land trust, in what would be a win-win situation for the property owners, current tenants, and Mission community at large. Fr...
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 11:14PM
Dear FCC: Thanks for Listening to Team Internet - by via Electronic Frontier Foundation
Today the FCC voted three to two to reclassify broadband Internet access as a common carrier service under Title II of the Communications Act, and forbear from the parts of the Act that aren’t necessary for net neutrality rules. This reclassification gives the FCC the authority to enact (and enforce) narrow, clear rules which will help keep the Internet the open platform it is today.
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:17AM
Thank you FCC! Victory for Internet Fredoom - by via Freepress.net
This morning the FCC voted to protect real Net Neutrality, doing what millions of people like you have called for: restoring the agency's authority to protect Internet users under Title II of the Communications Act. photo by R. Robertson for indybay
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 5:44PM
KPFA Radio-Media Network Community & Staff Event - by KPFA Community Advisory Board
Central Berkeley Public Library, Community Meeting Room 2090 Kittredge at Shattuck, 3rd floor administrative wing, look for KPFA signs.
Event Date:Sun Feb 22, 2015 1:30PM
Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 6:37PM
Santa Cruz Patch Blunders On: Misreports 'Santa Cruz Wildfire' - by Ted Smith
In a factual error even worse than those prevailing when Brad Kava was its editor, the online news website Santa Cruz Patch published an article on February 11 at 1:27 p.m. with the headline "Santa Cruz Wildfire Destroys 40 Homes". No such fire occurred in Santa Cruz, and at the time of publishing this report, the false information still has not been removed from the Santa Cruz Patch website.
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:44AM
#MLKSHUTITDOWN: Walmart Action Connects Economic Oppression with Police Terror - by Evan P. Matthews
Suited and Booted - APTP Media Team
Posted: Mon Feb 2, 2015 4:57PM
Hard Knock Radio: Martin Luther King Jr. Day audio and interviews (audio/mpeg 10.3MB) - by Davey D
On January 19, MLK Day 2015, the action started before dawn with a Black Lives Matter demonstration at the home of new Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf. Later in the morning, thousands gathered for a rally at the Fruitvale BART station plaza before a march to the Oakland Coliseum, near the site of the planned "Coliseum City" mega-development. Hard Knock Radio with Davey D captured the sounds of the day and interviewed participants.
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 4:26PM
Cal AG Gives Pacifica 30 Day Extension - by 50 Plus Year Listener
The California Attorney General, lead by Democrat Kamala Harris, has just given the Pacifica radio network, including KPFA, a 30 day extension to 2/17/15 to comply with the California Corporations Code and respond to the AG's audit. See Truth or Dare, 1/11/15, at http://www.unitedforcommunityradio.org/?p=2000 and reprinted below.
Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 8:29PM
Reporters BANNED at California State Sponsored 100th Anniversary of Workers' Comp & Safety - by Injured Workers National Network
At a California meeting for "Celebrating 100 Years" of Workers' Compensation & Health & Safety at the Oakland State Building on December 15, 2014, reporters were prevented from attending the state sponsored meeting. The meeting was funded by the insurance industry. Department of Industrial Relations DIR Director Christine Baker has been charged with terrorizing and bullying the employees of Cal-OSHA.
Posted: Mon Jan 5, 2015 11:12AM
San Francisco: Solidarity Action At Spanish Consulate - by anarchists
Against repression, against authority
Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:21PM
Live Streamers Make Great Informants - by WeCopwatch
There are many ways to effectively document the movement while protecting the space, its movements and people’s privacy. Live Streaming is generally NOT one of them. A common issue with Streamers is their display of entitlement, often citing the value of bringing the movement to the people. But Streamers have a hard time admitting that the police find their work more valuable then demonstrators.
Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2014 10:56AM
SPJ NorCal Responds to Reports of Police Force Used on Journalists in Berkeley - by SPJ NorCal
The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists condemns, in the strongest terms possible, the outrageous conduct of law enforcement officers who assaulted members of the media during last night’s (Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014) demonstrations in Berkeley, California.
Posted: Mon Dec 8, 2014 9:46PM