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text Lighthouse Bank Vice Chairman Involved In Assault On Richmond & Mountain View Voters by Lynda Carson
According to Lighthouse Bank, the bank was founded in October 2007 by approximately 350 local residents, professionals and small business owners. During 2014, Stephen D. Pahl had 91,768 shares of Lighthouse Bank common stock, presently worth around $16.00 per share according to the Wall Street Journal!...
Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:24AM
calendar 24 Hour Vigil for the Homeless Who Have died on our Streets by First They Came for the Homeless
New Berkeley City Hall 2180 Milvia, Berkeley...
Event Date: Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:08PM
image Equal Justice, Corruption & Contra Costa DA Mark Peterson with Attorney Pamela Price 480_equal_justice-under-the-law1_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Pamela Price, a civil and human rights attorney in the East Bay is interviewed about the cover-ups by Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson. She also discusses the illegal use of political contributions for personal use by District Attorney. A coalition is calling for a trial "The Public v. Mark Peterson on January 18, 2017 at 12 noon at the DA's office 900 Ward St. Martinez, CA...
Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:18PM
image Speakeasies and Artists Warehouses: A Tale of Two Oaklands 480_city-stage_oakland-fire_hyphenated-republic_1.jpg by Hyphenated-Republic
Maybe the saddest, or perhaps, realest, takeaway of the twisted post-Ghost Ship narrative is that white people who live in warehouses are worthy of a mayoral executive order, but poor Brown and Black children being poisoned by lead are not....
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 7:04PM
calendar Demand Resignation of DA Mark Peterson protest_january_18th.pdf_140_.jpg by Gene Ruyle
District Attorney’s Office 900 Ward St, Martinez, CA 94553 Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 12 Noon...
Event Date: Wed Jan 18, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:20PM
image Fruitvale District Has Highest Levels of Lead Poisoning in California, Worse Than Flint 480_exterior-5-620x465_oaklandpost_1.jpg by Tulio Ospina, Oakland Post
What Should Oakland Residents Do to Avoid Toxic Lead Contamination?...
Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:06PM
image Teamsters Local 2010 Initiates Mass Walkout and Strikes at University of California 480_wilshire-westwood-los-angeles_1.jpg by Teamsters Local 2010
Disruptions, Closures and Delays at UC Campuses...
Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:44PM
text Livermore Residents in Hazmat Suits to Rally Against Plan to Sacrifice Water to Big Oil by Center for Biological Diversity
LIVERMORE, Calif.— Livermore residents and Center for Biological Diversity members wearing hazmat suits and flanked by toxic waste barrels will rally tomorrow at Livermorium Plaza against a plan to sacrifice local underground water to the oil industry. The rally will take place ahead of a public hearing held by state oil regulators on this "aquifer exemption" plan....
Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:11PM
text CAA and Pahl & McCay retaliate against voters for approving rent control in Richmond by Lynda Carson
As part of their on-going notorious efforts to meddle in the affairs of Richmond, the California Apartment Association (CAA) continues with it’s brutal campaign to deny renters their rights under local, state and federal law, as the pro-landlord organization ignores the will of the people!...
Posted: Mon Jan 9, 2017 9:06PM
image Oakland Administration Adding Insult to Injury with “Aggressive” Response to Warehouse Fire 480_townhall-housing-oakland-tulioospina_1.jpg by Tulio Ospina, Oakland Post
The town hall meeting on safe and affordable housing that was held on Wednesday brought together roughly 300 community members, artists and homeless residents who had a chance to tell city leaders what solutions they want to see to Oakland’s housing and eviction crisis....
Posted: Sun Jan 8, 2017 7:26PM
text Judge denies TRO against Measure L - renter protections in Richmond by Lynda Carson
In a huge victory for the voters and renters of Richmond, earlier today Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Judith S. Craddick rejected a temporary restraining order (TRO), sought by the California Apartment Association (CAA) to block rent control and just cause eviction protections that were passed by the voters on November 8, 2016!...
Posted: Fri Jan 6, 2017 8:13PM
image Statement On Hiring Of Anne Kirkpatrick As New Oakland Police Department Chief 480_annekirkpatrick_1.jpg by APTP
Libby Schaaf’s selection of Anne Kirkpatrick as Oakland’s new police chief has been touted by some as a sign that the Oakland Police Department (OPD) will be “reformed”. The Anti Police-Terror Project does not believe that policing can be reformed. Policing in America was born out of slave catching and today remains an institution rooted in deeply racist ideology that helps maintain modern day slavery via the prison industrial complex....
Posted: Thu Jan 5, 2017 8:08PM
text Richmond rent control under attack again by the California Apartment Association by Lynda Carson
The notorious California Apartment Association (CAA) is planning to file a temporary restraining order against the City of Richmond with the Contra Costa County Superior Court regarding Richmond’s Measure L, rent control and just cause eviction protections!...
Posted: Thu Jan 5, 2017 5:30PM
text Inauguration Day protests organized against fascist pig President-elect Donald J. Trump by Lynda Carson
Protests are being organized against fascist pig President-elect Donald J. Trump in Oakland, San Francisco, Sacramento, Washington D.C., and elsewhere on or around January 20, 2017!...
Posted: Thu Jan 5, 2017 4:11AM
image NUHW Pres. Rosselli On Union Democracy, ACA &Trump And Kay Walker On SFERS Hedge Fund Scam 480_nuhw_members_with_picket_signs_1.jpg by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek on 1/3/17 looks at the issue of union democracy with NUHW president Sal Rosselli and what this means in the fight against Trump and protecting healthcare and immigrant rights. Next WorkWeek looks at the pension grab by the SF Police Officers Association SFPOA, Bob Muscat of IFPTE Local 21 and the Municipal Executives Association MEA who have united to turn over 25% of SFERS pensions to hedge funds. We also look at the role of former mayor Gavin Newsom and present mayor Ed Lee to give...
Posted: Wed Jan 4, 2017 9:10AM
image Hundreds in Seattle, Oakland Kick Off National Earth2Trump Resistance Roadshow Tour 480_resistance_roadshow_earth2trump_cfbd_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
16-city Tour Opposing Trump Attacks on Environment, Civil Rights Stops Next in Portland, Los Angeles...
Posted: Tue Jan 3, 2017 5:07PM
calendar Third Annual March to #ReclaimMLK! 480_reclaimmlkmarchoakland_1.jpg by Anti Police-Terror Project
Oscar Grant Plaza 14th Street and Broadway, Oakland, California 94612...
Event Date: Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Mon Jan 2, 2017 4:18PM
text ‘First They Came For The Homeless’ – Why Are We Here? A Berkeley Homelessness FAQ by First They Came for the Homeless
WHAT IS 'FIRST THEY CAME FOR THE HOMELESS' ? First They Came for the Homeless (FTCftH) is a group of unhoused people who have organized ourselves on the streets of Berkeley both for mutual support and to promote a political message regarding homelessness, homeless people, income inequality and the privatization of the commons in the United States....
Posted: Mon Jan 2, 2017 8:47AM
image Injured in the Oakland Ghost Ship Fire, Peaches Needs Your Help 480_peaches_fundraiser_1.jpg by oaklander
Long-time Bay Area comrade, collective member, friend, and all 'round nice guy Peaches' was critically injured in the Ghost Ship fire. He escaped the fire, but with life-threatening burns to his lungs and esophagus from smoke inhalation. He has been hospitalized since the fire and his prognosis is looking better, but expenses are piling up and recovery will be a long road. Please, donate to his medical fund, as much as you can. Below is a loving message from his friend Stephanie....
Posted: Sat Dec 31, 2016 1:13PM
calendar 8th Annual Oscar Grant Vigil — Gone But Not Forgotten 480_oscargrant8th_1.jpg by Oscar Grant Foundation
Grant (Fruitvale) BART station Oakland...
Event Date: Sun Jan 1, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 5:59PM