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text Apartment associations and realtor associations are the enemies of renters by Lynda Carson
The California Apartment Association has been stalking the tenants movement, and in opposition to renter protections it has meddled in the affairs of many cities, including the cites of Alameda, Burlingame, Concord, Healdsburg, Lafayette, Mountain View, Oakland, Pacifica, Richmond, San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo, Santa Rosa and many other cities!...
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:03PM
text Eviction rates in the Bay Area and Northern California for 2017 by Lynda Carson
For those needing help in the Oakland area to fight against an eviction, contact the Eviction Defense Center at 452-4541, East Bay Community Law Center 548-4040, or Bay Area Legal Aid 663-4744....
Posted: Wed Nov 1, 2017 7:12PM
image Open Letter from Prisoners United Hunger Striker of 2016 480_prisoners-united-silicon-valley.jpg by Prisoners United via SV De-Bug
An anonymous letter from a member of Prisoners United who participated in the hunger strike of 2016 and prepares to go on hunger strike again with hundreds. He shares the power and influence of community support....
Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:21AM
image Hunger Strike Launched in Alameda & Santa Clara County Jails 480_hunger-strike-glenn-dyer-detention-center.jpg by Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee
Prisoners United in Alameda and Santa Clara County Jails are being deprived of their human and constitutional rights of due process and inflicted with cruel and unusual punishment, inhumane living conditions, and the torturous practice of solitary confinement....
Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:58PM
image Santa Clara Valley Water District conditionally approves California WaterFix 480_800_groundwater_recharge_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board approved the resolution in spite of evidence provided by experts exposing the project’s flaws. Deirdre Des Jardins of California Water Research, who conducted an independent review of the science and engineering behind this project, told the board there have been “gross misrepresentations” about this project that should have give the District pause in supporting it.  Photo: Groundwater recharge pond behind the Santa Clara Valley Water District of...
Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 11:46AM
image Emergency DACA rally in San José 480_dacasjfistandclaphoag_1.jpg by via Action League
Please credit the photographer. PHOTOS by Deborah Hoag of an emergency rally in San José held on short notice to defend immigrant rights. When the South Bay community heard that Trump had rescinded DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), activists and DACA recipients gathered quickly in front of the Martin Luther King, Jr. library....
Posted: Fri Sep 8, 2017 4:00PM
image Millions for Prisoners Human Rights: Marchers in DC and San Jose demand abolition of slavery 480_millions-for-prisoners-dc-albert-woodfox-supporter-laura-whitehorn-08-19-17_1.jpg by SF Bay View staff
Called by prisoners to give voice to their demand to strike the slavery clause from the 13th Amendment – making slavery legal “as a punishment for crime,” thus legally holding 2.3 million imprisoned Americans in slavery today – thousands turned out in as many as 16 cities in the middle of Black August, on Aug. 19, 2017, to abolish slavery and end mass incarceration. Here are two initial reports from the main march in Washington, D.C., and the solidarity march in San Jose, California, where...
Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:24PM
image Solidarity in San José with Millions for Prisoners March in DC 480_prisoner-solidarity-activists-selfie_8-19-17_18_1.jpg by Bradley Allen
Created to honor the deaths of George and Jonathan Jackson—freedom fighters who were killed by authorities in the early 70s—Black August holds a long tradition and legacy of resistance....
Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:36PM
calendar Millions for Prisoners Human Rights, San Jose 480_flyer_-_millions_for_prisoners_hr_-_ru4j_-_20170819_s.jpg by Rise Up for Justice
Raymond Bernal Jr. Park 7th Street and Mission Street San Jose, CA 95112...
Event Date: Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:30AM
Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:01PM
image Legislature Advances Bill To Stop Secret Surveillance In California 480_op-logo.jpg by Oakland Privacy
Senator Jerry Hill, author of a statewide surveillance equipment transparency initiative said, “the bill creates public disclosure and legislative oversight and changes a status quo where law enforcement agencies deploy multiple kinds of tracking equipment and technologies with no public review at all.”...
Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:41PM
calendar Ban the Bomb Rally Santa Clara/San Jose by WILPF San Jose
Stevens Creek and Winchester Blvds (Peace Crossroads) in Santa Clara (where the March Against Sharia and the much larger Unity Rally were on June 10)...
Event Date: Sat Jun 17, 2017 11:30AM
Posted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:48PM
calendar Unity Rally - Stand Against Hate by coalition
Stevens Creek Blvd. & Santana Row, San Jose...
Event Date: Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 6:28PM
image Stop Santa Cruz Neo-Nazi Band the Highway Murderers from Performing in San Jose 480_highway-murderers-santa-cruz-neo-nazis_1.jpg by San Jose Anti-Fascist Network
The Highway Murderers are a corny crypto-fascist butt rock band from Santa Cruz, California (they categorize their music as punk and thrash metal). Since the band’s formation in 2002, they have constantly been subject to criticism and resistance from the northern California music community for their consistently violent, misogynistic, and racist behavior. This has resulted in them generally being barred from performing at venues in their home town....
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 11:43AM
text California Apartment Association suspends legal challenges against Richmond rent control by Lynda Carson
Among the filthy rich billionaires who gave money to the CAA, but lost in the battle against rent control in Richmond and Mountain View includes Berkshire Hathaway Home Services owned by Warren Buffet, Equity Residential owned by Sam Zell, and Prometheus Real Estate Group owned by Jackie Diller Salfier and the Diller family....
Posted: Sat May 6, 2017 9:56PM
image Raging Grannies Give Trump “Worse than F” Grade at People's Climate March 480_climsjyellwithgsigns_1.jpg by Action League
While California College Republicans met in the Fairmont Hotel, environmentalists marched from San José City Hall to the Cesar Chavez Plaza, directly across the street from where the conservative students held their annual convention. Top photo: Chris Cassell...
Posted: Mon May 1, 2017 5:13AM
calendar PayPal 4 Palestine: Petition Delivery and Rally paypal4palestine_banner_s.png by South Bay Jewish Voice for Peace
PayPal Headquarters 2211 North 1st Street (at Charcot Avenue & O'Nel Drive) San Jose, CA 95131...
Event Date: Tue May 16, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:47PM
image How the Biggest Racist Alt-Right Rally of 2017 is Happening…in Berkeley 480_northern-california-anti-racist-action-nocara_1.jpg by Northern California Anti-Racist Action
The so-called Liberty Revival Alliance thinks that if they can get away with bringing their fascist and racist political agenda to Berkeley, they can take it anywhere. The group is also using a frequent tactic of the Right to superficially deny their hateful politics by rejecting unsavory labels, or alternatively, hide from the consequences of open fascism by waving the banner of free speech....
Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:14AM
calendar Sacramento Rally & Senate Health Cmte Hearing-SB 562's 1st Vote! by Elizabeth Montgomery
Sacramento Convention Center Complex, 1400 J St, Sacramento, California 95814...
Event Date: Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:28PM
calendar International Workers' Day - General Strike! 480_flyer_-_general_strike_-_intl_workers__day_-_maydaysv17_-_20170501_1.jpg by International Workers' Day Coalition
Mexican Heritage Plaza 1700 Alum Rock Avenue (at King Road) San José, CA 95116...
Event Date: Mon May 1, 2017 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:46PM
image "This Is For The Working Class" CA CWA AT&T Workers Rally Against Concessions/Outsourcing 480_cwa_sj_respect_9400_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of California CWA AT&T workers rallied in San Jose against AT&T Executive demands for concessions and outsourcing of their jobs. Also the CWA International President Chris Shelton attended the rally. Workers from throughout California attended the rally on the one year anniversary on the expiration of the contract....
Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:09AM