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imageCity of Oakland Forces Homeless RV Camp Out of Union Point
by ntuit
Under a large police presence the city of Oakland forces residents of Union Point to disperse...
Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:25PM
imageCity of Oakland Pushes Out Union Point Homeless RV Park
by ntuit
The City of Oakland is forcing out a relatively stable Homeless RV Homeless Park at Union Point....
Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:56PM
imageBarbara Lee Holds "Night of Healing" Vigil
by Leon Kunstenaar
Native American chant and powerful speeches in Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza Photos and text: Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:44AM
textHousing crisis is being exacerbated by the California Apartment Association by Lynda Carson
Recently in El Cerrito, just when the renters believed that they have gained some just cause eviction protections from the greedy landlords and realtors involved in gouging the renters with exorbitant rent increases, and displacing the renters with eviction-for-profit schemes, here comes the California Apartment Association (CAA), and their BIG MONEY. BIG MONEY has been used by the CAA to meddle in the affairs of the city leaders with a petition to block an eviction protection ordinance from ...
Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:02PM
calendarNight of Healing Vigil: Stand Up Against Gun Violence & Racism (Oakland)
by Congresswoman Barbara Lee
Frank H. Ogawa Plaza (Oakland City Hall) Between San Pablo Avenue & Washington Street and Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland, CA 94612...
Event Date: Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:42PM
calendarE. Oakland Rally With Danny Glover Against Gentrification & A's Stadium In Port
by East Oakland Stadium Alliance
Acts Full Gospel Church 1034–66th Ave, Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:00AM
Posted: Mon Aug 5, 2019 11:24PM
imageList of Northern California Restaurants with Shark Fins on the Menu
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
calendarFeed the People! by Occupy Oakland
Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Sun Aug 4, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:07PM
calendarRemembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki: Nuclear Weapons Protest Rally & March at Livermore Labs
by Tri Valley Cares & Co-sponsors
Livermore Lab, Vasco Rd & Patterson Pass Rd, Livermore, California...
Event Date: Tue Aug 6, 2019 8:00AM
Posted: Sat Jul 27, 2019 1:17PM
audioHard Knock Radio on the Police Files Project and Police Accountability in California (audio/mpeg 13.9MB) by KPFA
Host Davey D speaks with Dave Id about the current state of police accountability in California and the need for the Police Files database to track violent and corrupt cops, as well as the district attorneys and politicians who enable them. Excerpt from Hard Knock Radio, July 18, 2019....
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:59PM
imageBrown Berets On Stage at Todos Santos Plaza "Stop the Deportations" Demo
by R.R.
Todos Santos Plaza, Concord, CA. On this day, July 12, members of the Brown Berets proudly wore their insignia and waved their bright yellow flag, saying their mission is as critical and relevant today as it was over half a century ago. Founded in 1967, in 2019 they call for freedom for immigrants detained at the border. Photos by Bob Shonkoff, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:52AM
textMayor Schaaf Rents Oakland Police Officers to Home Depot by ann nomura
Oakland Mayor Schaaf's rent a police officer program at Home Depot....
Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:28PM
imageNew Northern California Police Accountability Project Seeking Support
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
calendarAnarchist Gathering
by vegan peace punk
924 Gilman St, Berkeley, California 94710 (all ages venue)...
Event Date: Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 1, 2019 7:33PM
imageBerkeley's People's Park Gardeners Update
by Darin
Seasonal summery, indeed. How is your farm? How is your garden? Don't have one? Need someplace to grow?...
Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:20PM
imageThe dreams of luthiers and guitar builders in the Bay Area
by Lynda Carson
A June 1, 2019, photo of Lynda Carson holding a guitar in front of Subway Guitars that she built in the guitar workshop of Ervin Somogyi in 1985. Photo by Michael Graham....
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:11AM
imageICE raids targeting migrant families slated to start Sunday in major U.S. cities
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
imageNew coalition launched to protect Bay Area from tar sands, oil tankers
by Dan Bacher
Representatives of the groups in the coalition commented on the launch of the new group.  “Our community knows refinery expansions are a dead end,” said Isabella Zizi, “We need our public officials like the Contra Costa County supervisors to stand with us in preventing new pollution sources from harming our health, and supporting real solutions like a just transition for refinery workers and local economic development that protects air and water quality.”  ...
Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:33PM
imageOakland Activists Call for Impeachment
by photos: Mary Martin DeShaw, Probono Photo
Over 140 rallies to push Congress to impeach Trump were held across the nation on June 15, 2019. These are photos from the demonstration in Oakland. Photos by Mary Martin DeShaw, Probono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:18AM
image90,000 Comments Submitted Opposing Plan for New Drilling and Fracking on Public Lands
by Los Padres ForestWatch
Monday, June 10 marked the end of the second and final public comment period on the Trump administration’s plan to open more than 1 million acres of public land and mineral estate across the central coast region to new oil drilling and fracking. The 45 day period, which opened with the release of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, a study of the impacts that fracking would have on in the lease plan area, was the shortest allowed by the Nat...
Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:55PM