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imageFilmmaker gets inspired from Albany Bulb. Makes short film
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by Jayson Johnson
Richmond filmmaker, Jayson Johnson pens and directs short film inspired by beeseching woman statue on Albany Bulb....
Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:23PM
calendarMay Day: March & Rally in Oakland
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by Oakland Sin Fronteras & Others
Oakland May Day: March starts at Oscar Grant Plaza, 14th St and Broadway (1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612) Closing Rally & Resource Fair at Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Between 12th Street and 1st Ave., Lake Merritt Blvd, Oakland, CA 94612 (ASL & Spanish translations)...
Event Date: Wed May 1, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:38PM
image"It's Insane!" ILWU Longshore Workers/Truckers Challenge Oakland A's Billionaire Owner
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by Labor Video Project
ILWU longshore workers, Truckers and companies at the port of Oakland had a press conference to oppose the owner of the A's John Fisher from building a new stadium and 4,000 condos costing more than $1 million each on the Howard Terminal in the port of Oakland. Speakers talked about the gentrification and ethnic cleansing of East Oakland and now West Oakland where an African American community has lived for decades. This speculative financial scheme is fully supported by Oakland mayor Libby S...
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:20PM
imageILWU 10, May Day 2019, The A's Port Stadium, Privatization & Gentrification In Oakland
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by Labor Video Project
ILWU Local 10 retired members talk about gentrification and the attack by the A's owner John Fisher who also owns The GAP to build a stadium on the Howard Terminal in the port of Oakland. They also discuss why they are rallying on May Day...
Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:39PM
imageAssange Gets Union Backing, ILWU May Day & Gentrification & CA DIR Baker Scandal
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by WorkWeek Radio
KPFA WorkWeek Radio covers union support for Julian Assange in Australia, the threat of the John Fisher's A's Stadium to Maritime Union Jobs and Gentrificaiton in Oakland and the growing corruption scandal at California Department of Industrial Relations DIR where the director Christine Baker was forced to resign after illegally putting her daugther on the payroll and paying her over $100,000 for no work. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is not only refusing to investigate and prose...
Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:35PM
documentGroundbreaking Oakland Policy on Probation/Parole Police Stops
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by Anne Janks
Oakland’s Police Commission unanimously passed a new policy which requires that police officers have an actual reason to search a person on probation or parole for a non-violent offence. OPD statistics show that random searches based solely on the person being on probation or parole do not promote public safety and little evidence of criminal activity is found. The new policy covers Oakland residents and visitors on probation, parole, mandatory supervision, or post-release community supervisi...
Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:29PM
imageDemonstrators Doubt AG Barr's Trustworthiness, Protest in El Cerrito
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by Text: RR Photos: Mary DeShaw, Pro Bono Photo
On April 4, demonstrators in El Cerrito responded to a call for action to demand Attorney General Barr turn over the Mueller report in its entirety. Photos by Mary DeShaw, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Tue Apr 9, 2019 7:37PM
imageFormer CBS Producer Joins CIR/SEIU as Senior Director, Communications
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by Sunyata Altenor
“We live in a time where the lines between social and traditional media have become more blurred than ever. With a young, diverse membership, we knew that someone with experience in journalism and an open mind could help us get the stories of our residents out in a nuanced and creative way,” said Margot Riphagen, CIR Director....
Posted: Tue Apr 9, 2019 4:14AM
imageThe Coalition for Police Accountability Files Motion to Intervene in OPD Federal Oversight
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by Pamela Drake
Nine members of the Coalition for Police Accountability have joined in a Motion to Intervene in federal oversight of the Oakland police department. A NSA status conference is scheduled with Judge Orrick for April 3 at 3:30pm at the United States District Court in San Francisco....
Posted: Wed Apr 3, 2019 1:56PM
imageLawsuit Seeks Records on Trump's California Oil, Gas Leasing Plans
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2019 — The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Bureau of Land Management today over its refusal to provide public records of its plans to clear the way for new oil drilling and fracking along California’s Central Coast and in the Bay Area. The BLM has yet to publicly release the final resource-management plans, but the federal lands and mineral estate earmarked for leasing are in the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Merced, Monterey, San Benito, San Joa...
Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:16PM
textU.N. blames Blackstone Group for making housing crisis worse in U.S. by Lynda Carson
3093 Broadway in Oakland, is a 423 unit apartment complex that is unaffordable to low-income renters in Oakland that is being developed by City View and the Blackstone Group, and is scheduled for completion in 2019....
Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:48PM
textEBALDC is soon to go smoke free in its residential rental buildings by Lynda Carson
Regardless of the pros and cons of smoking, or not smoking in EBALDC’s residential buildings in Oakland. Or the threats of eviction that may come in the form of a change in the terms of a lease that bans smoking in one of EBALDC’s rental properties, renters in Oakland who are covered (protected) by Oakland’s Just Cause eviction protection ordinance can refuse to sign, and do not have to sign a new lease that materially changes the terms of their existing lease!...
Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:04PM
textStrike Debt Bay Area: We're Gonna Eliminate Millions in Medical Debt 4 Bay Area Residents! by JP Massar
A little bit can go a long way towards removing the burden of crippling medical debt......
Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:30AM
calendarPeople's Park Defense Hold The Land
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by Victor Noir
2556 Haste St, Berkeley, CA 94704 This event will continue at least until May 15th; Hold the land....
Event Date: Wed May 1, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:04AM
textMajority stake owner of Peet’s Coffee & Tea admits to Nazi past by Lynda Carson
Are the good liberal and radical folks of Berkeley, Oakland, and San Francisco spending their hard earned dollars at Peet’s Coffee & Tea, to buy their coffee and tea from a multi-billion dollar company that has past ties to the Nazis and Hitler, when they could be spending their money somewhere else that does not have past ties to the Nazis? Yes indeed, it appears that this may be the case!...
Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:09AM
textOakland Housing Authority Executive Director Eric Johnson Announces His Retirement Plan by Lynda Carson
In an email earlier today from Eric Johnson, the Executive Director of the Oakland Housing Authority, he announced his plan to retire after 11 years with the Oakland Housing Authority!...
Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:52PM
calendarBay Area Vigil Against Islamophobia — Oakland
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by AROC
𝗟𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗠𝗲𝗿𝗿𝗶𝘁𝘁 𝗔𝗺𝗽𝗵𝗶𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗟𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗠𝗲𝗿𝗿𝗶𝘁𝘁 𝗕𝗹𝘃𝗱 (𝗕𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝟭𝟮𝘁𝗵 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗲𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝟭𝘀𝘁 𝗔𝘃𝗲.) 𝗢𝗮𝗸𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗱, 𝗖𝗔 𝟵𝟰𝟲𝟭𝟮...
Event Date: Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:24AM
calendarBay Area Vigils for Victims of Christchurch Mosques Massacre by Various Religious & Peaceful Groups
Multiple vigils around the SF Bay Area (see list below)...
Event Date: Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:30PM
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:55AM
calendarBay Area Vigils for Victims of Christchurch Mosques Massacre by Various religious & peaceful groups
Multiple vigils around SF Bay Area (see list below)...
Event Date: Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:30PM
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:46AM
calendarU.S. Hands Off Venezuela!
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by United National Antiwar Coalition
Oakland Federal Building, 13th St. and Clay, Oakland...
Event Date: Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:06AM