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imageNazi metal fest happening this weekend (Oct 18-20) in Oakland!
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by Shut Down Nazi Metal
ALERT: Oakland venues Elbo Room and Oakland Metro are hosting a black metal festival with neo-Nazi ties called Never Surrender this weekend Oct 18 - 20. Never Surrender (formerly called Nuclear War Now Fest) is organized by labels known for distributing Nazi metal: Iron Bonehead Productions and Nuclear War Now! Productions. The lineup for Never Surrender includes bands known to have Nazi associations such as Black Witchery, Bone Awl, Volahn, and Blue Hummingbird On The Left. More info: https...
Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:27AM
imageAmerican Steel Studios Use Logs to Displace West Oakland Homeless for a Year and Counting
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by Zack Haber
By placing giant logs on the public streets outside their building, American Steel Studios in West Oakland has prevented homeless residents from parking outside it. The City of Oakland has allowed the logs to remain for a year and counting even in the wake of the fact that 11 West Partner, who owns AS, gave an illegal donation to Mayor Schaaf's campaign....
Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:00PM
calendarMichael Diehl Memorial Celebration by Boona Cheena
The Berkeley School 1310 University Ave., Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Sun Nov 3, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:04AM
imageRally At KPFA To Defend WBAI From Illegal Shutdown By Pacifica Clique
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by Labor Video Project
A rally was held on Wednesday, October 10, 2019, to protest the shutdown of WBAI Pacifica in New York and the termination of all the employees and unpaid staff. This was a violation of the AFTRA SAG union contract and was done without a vote of the Pacifica Board. It also took place during the fund drive and in the middle of a national election at KPFA and all other Pacifica stations....
Posted: Wed Oct 9, 2019 4:58PM
image$1.6 Million in Medical Debt is Gone!
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by JP Massar
A successful fundraising campaign culminates in the eradiction of $1.6M in Bay Area medical debt....
Posted: Mon Oct 7, 2019 10:21AM
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
textOakland files lawsuit to block Oakland Athletics from buying Coliseum complex by Lynda Carson
Indeed, billionaire John J. Fisher’s plan to build a stadium at Howard Terminal will result in the loss of many present and future middle class jobs, and will result in higher priced housing and condominiums that most Oaklanders cannot afford. Despite all their promises, the A’s and multi-billionaire John Fisher have never built any affordable housing near the Coliseum, or anywhere in the Bay Area. The Oakland City Council sold out Oaklanders by voting to support the A’s stadium plan for Howa...
Posted: Tue Oct 1, 2019 10:00PM
imageUAW GM Strikers Solidarity Action & Songs In San Leandro
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by Labor Video Project
Supporters of striking UAW GM workers rallied and sang out at a GM dealership in San Leandro. Many drivers showed support....
Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2019 3:07PM
imageBerkeley Students Say System Change Needed, Rally and Walk Out from Campus on Global Climate Strike Day
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by To the Streets
Three days before the international Climate Strike of September 20 in which students at UC Berkeley participated on a grand scale, the University of California committed to urgent action to address the climate crisis. Students expressed despair, worry, and shock about the state of the climate already. [Photos by Bob Shonkoff, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer]...
Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:24PM
textMountain Mike’s Pizza supports the NRA, a domestic terrorist organization by Lynda Carson
Mountain Mike’s Pizza LLC, a Delaware corporation, has numerous locations including Oakland CA., Berkeley, Alameda, Livermore, Santa Rosa, Fremont, San Carlos, Antioch, and other locations, is a proud supporter of the National Rifle Association (NRA), a domestic terrorist organization!...
Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:13AM
imageILWU Local 10 West Oakland Community Meeting Speak Out On Fisher A's Stadium Scheme
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by Labor Video Project
At a community labor meeting in West Oakland Speakers and community and labor people spoke out against A's billionaire owner John Fisher's scheme to build a new stadium on port property and with a hotel and 4,000 $1 million condos. Also Democratic politicians Nancy Skinner and Ron Bonta have pushed state legislation to help the billionaire Fisher to raise taxes to pay for his development project...
Posted: Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:53AM
calendarOakland City Workers, Community Organizations Protest to Expose Severe Understaffing by Posted By Lynda Carson
14th St. and Broadway in Downtown Oakland...
Event Date: Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:42PM
imageOakland Port Privatization, Labor, Gentrification & Racism: Report By ILWU Local 10 Derric
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by Labor Video Project
A meeting in West Oakland sponsored by the West Oakland Longshore Workers on the privatization of the Howard Terminal in the Port of Oakland and the resulting gentrification and racism....
Posted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:51AM
calendarEmergency Mobilization: UC Berkeley Drop Palantir! #NoTechForICE by Cal Bears Against ICE
PLEASE NOTE: EVENT ENDED AT 1:30PM 430 Soda Hall, Wozniak Hall, UC Berkeley Telegraph & Bancroft Berkeley California 94720...
Event Date: Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:57AM
imageThird Annual Far-Right Gathering in Berkeley Continues Record of Failure
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by Berkeley Antifa
On Sunday, September 1, a small collection of bored and lonely far-right activists gathered in Berkeley, CA for what was dubbed the “Third Annual March Against Communism.” Despite the massive police presence and resources committed to protecting this tiny group of confused conspiracy theorists, community mobilization kept Berkeley locals safe and ultimately pushed back the far-right’s attempted advances. ...
Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:43PM
textTelegraph triangle loses status and bench by Anonymous
Berkeley city officials have taken away the special status of the Triangle on Telegraph Avenue. Once a tiny park for people to sit and congregate at Telegraph and Dwight, the city has downgraded the Triangle to being a road median. The bench at the Triangle was removed....
Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:27AM
imageBay Area Nurses to Hold Rally Protesting Deportation of Extremely Ill Patient
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by California Nurses Association
Maria Isabel Bueso and her mother Karla Bueso will be in attendance...
Posted: Thu Sep 5, 2019 2:33PM
imageBikes 4 Life marks 10 years in West Oakland
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by OneFam/B4L
Small independent community bicycle shop reaches a remarkable milestone! Help keep this community and culture going....
Posted: Wed Sep 4, 2019 2:10PM
imageKaiser Bosses STOP Destroying Our Healthcare & Outsourcing Our Jobs!
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by Labor Video Project
Thousands of Kaiser workers and supporters of healthcare rallied on 2019 Labor Day to protest Kaiser executives demands that impose a two tier contract, outsourcing of jobs and a substandard pension system....
Posted: Tue Sep 3, 2019 2:49AM
textPeople's Park: AntiFascism and Park Defense by Anon-E-Moose
After anti-fascists announced plans for a rally in People's Park, the UCB chancellor sent out a press release that the UC is determined to move forward on their plans to eradicate the park....
Posted: Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:36AM