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textTrump Bucks Protests, Opens 725,500 Acres of California’s Central Coast to Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
MARINA, Calif., October 4, 2019 — The Trump administration today dismissed protests and made a formal decision to open 725,500 acres of public lands and mineral estate across California’s Central Coast and the Bay Area to new oil and gas drilling and fracking....
Posted: Fri Oct 4, 2019 10:10AM
imageSan Jose Students Demonstrate, Ready to Act for Climate Justice
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by On the Move
An estimated 1,000 students expressed their commitment to a clean climate and a more just world...not only that, they have plans to make that happen. [Photos: Chris Cassell, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer]...
Posted: Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:00AM
textAmah Mutsun Tribal Band Will Lead ‘Walk for Juristac’ Sunday to Protect Sacred Lands by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, Calif.— The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band will be stepping forward in a public journey of healing and restoration on Sunday. One of the greatest challenges before the tribe is the protection of their sacred grounds at Juristac (Sargent Ranch). The site is currently threatened by Sargent Quarry, a proposed 320-acre sand-and-gravel mining operation....
Posted: Fri Sep 6, 2019 4:00PM
imageGlobal Day Of Solidarity Protest At Rockwell Automation SJ With Tecate Workers
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by Labor Video Project
Trade unionists and workers rallied in San Jose to protest the union busting and repression by Milwaukee based Rockwell Automation. This company fired workers at the Tecate plant that joined a union to protect their health and safety conditions and advance their rights on the job....
Posted: Wed Sep 4, 2019 11:59PM
calendarAmah Mutsun Walk for Juristac
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by Protect Juristac
San Juan Bautista State Historic Park 2211 Garden Rd San Juan Bautista (Meet at Plaza Square)...
Event Date: Sun Sep 8, 2019 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:30AM
imageKPFA LSB Elections & Defense Of The Pacifica Network - South Bay Forum
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by Labor Video Project
A forum was held in San Jose to look at the issues in the upcoming KPFA Pacific elections and some candidates from the South Bay. attended and spoke....
Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:03AM
imageRNs of National Nurses United Say Racism, Xenophobia Combined With Lax Gun Control Laws At Root of Mass Shooting Epidemic
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by National Nurses United
August 04, 2019 - The 150,000 registered nurses of National Nurses United (NNU) are sickened and angered as we bear witness to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas; Dayton, Ohio; and Gilroy, Calif. Horrifically, these three mass shootings have claimed the lives of at least 32 people, and left dozens of others injured. NNU represent nurses in all three locations....
Posted: Mon Aug 5, 2019 12:57PM
textThe fascist attack in Gilroy and the US epidemic of mass shootings by Patrick Martin, WSWS
[August 3: This article is republished here the same day yet another white supremacist has killed at least 20 people in El Paso, Texas, less than a week after the racist attack at the Garlic Festival in Gilroy.]...
Posted: Sat Aug 3, 2019 7:15PM
imageList of Northern California Restaurants with Shark Fins on the Menu
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by Ban Shark Fin Sales!
As Shark Week continues, restaurants across the nation are contributing to the rapid decline in shark species by serving up soup made from shark fins, despite bans in 12 states and counting. According to an online database maintained by the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), nearly 200 restaurants across the country continue to offer shark fin products, including shark fin soup, a traditionally expensive East Asian dish associated with banquets and celebrations. Dozens of these restaurants are v...
Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:02PM
imageNNU Statement on Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting: ‘Gun Violence is a Significant Public Health Issue’
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by National Nurses United
July 29, 2019 - National Nurses United today joined with millions of others in calling for meaningful action in response to yesterday’s shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California, as well as similar shootings across the United States this year alone....
Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:18PM
imageGilroy Shooter Touted White Supremacist Text, Posted Racist Content Before Massacre
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by Democracy Now!
In California, police have identified the gunman who killed three people—including two children—at a mass shooting Sunday at the Gilroy Garlic Festival as 19-year-old Santino William Legan. He was fatally shot by police at the scene. Authorities say they are still determining a motive for the attack, but the gunman’s social media activity shows him promoting a manifesto on white supremacy just moments before the rampage. He also wrote in a post Sunday, “Why overcrowd towns and pave more open ...
Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:09PM
image"Stop ICE" Demo in San Jose Lights Up the Night
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by R.R.
On July 12, concerned citizens in San Jose lit up City Hall Plaza with candles, speakers, dancers and music to demand justice for immigrants. Photos by: Alfred Leung, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer as above....
Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:26PM
imageRapid Response Network Helps Fill Urgent Need for Santa Clara Co. Immigrants
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by R.R.
Mother Jones magazine looks at how citizens are being trained to respond to ICE....
Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:07AM
imageNew Northern California Police Accountability Project Seeking Support
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by Police Files
We need a centralized archive for information on law enforcement violence and corruption across Northern California, but no such resource currently exists. With your help, we can have a working version within a matter of months. Share this and donate to make it happen!...
Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:26PM
imageIn San José, Japanese Americans Protest Plan to Jail Migrant Kids
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by Text: R. Robertson Photos: Wes Chang, Pro Bono Photo
Members of the Japanese American community and allies gathered near the steps of the historic Issei Memorial Building in San José's Japantown on June 27 to say, "Never again is now." In related video (see link), a protest in Ft. Sill, Oklahoma is interrupted by military police on June 24. The Oklahoma location once held Japanese Americans during WWII without due process and before that it imprisoned Native Americans. Protests in San José and Ft. Sill were demonstrations against the Trum...
Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:09AM
imageICE raids targeting migrant families slated to start Sunday in major U.S. cities
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by Chinga la migra
ICE will raid family homes across the country on Sunday, June 23rd. If you witness a raid in progress or other ICE movements, document what you see. Call a legal support hotline immediately....
Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:17PM
imageSign Our Petition to Stop Oil Drilling on Mt. Diablo and Everywhere
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by Sunflower Alliance
The federal Bureau of Land Management’s recently released “Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement for Oil and Gas Leasing and Development” would open up public lands to oil and gas development in eleven California counties—Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Merced, Monterey, San Benito, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Stanislaus. Approximately 725,000 acres on the Central Coast and in the Bay Area would be made available for new l...
Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 10:00AM
imageIn San Jose, Protesters Call for Preservation of Abortion Rights
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by Text: RR Photos: Aria Barajas
"If You're Against Abortions Have a Vasectomy" and other placards at protest in San Jose on May 21. Photos by: Aria Barajas, ProBonoPhoto. Please credit the author. Non-commercial use only....
Posted: Sun May 26, 2019 3:10AM
imageSince Oscar Grant, 242 people shot and killed by police in Bay Area
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by Scott Morris
While only about 30% of Bay Area residents are Hispanic or Black, more than 60% of people shot and killed by police officers over the last decade are Hispanic or Black....
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 8:06PM
calendarRoss Camp TRO Hearing
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by Keith McHenry (reposted)
District Judge Edward J. Davila’s court, San Jose Courthouse, Courtroom 1 - 5th Floor - 280 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95113...
Event Date: Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:00AM
Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:46PM