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videoRaging Grannies Remember Kent State at J25 No War With Iran Rally (video/quicktime 108.8MB) by San Mateo Protests
Old enough to remember, members of the Raging Grannies tuned up their voices to sing a classic anti-war song from the Vietnam war era....
Posted: Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:03AM
imageSan Mateo Peace Action — Rally for Women on the SF Peninsula
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by R. Robertson
Every Saturday, San Mateo Peace Action sponsors a protest at 3rd Ave and El Camino Real from 3pm... but one Saturday out of the year is extraordinary....
Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:49PM
imageDemonstrators Form Giant Human Sign "Truth Matters" in Front of Facebook HQ
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by R. Robertson
Facebook continues to refuse to check for accuracy in their political ads. Many bodies made for a huge display of protest....
Posted: Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:39AM
imageCulture Jam at Facebook HQ: Protesters Hijack Giant "Like" Billboard Pt. II
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by RR Photos Chris Cassell, Pro Bono Photo
Not the first, but one of the earliest and best examples of Silicon Valley culture jamming....
Posted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:25PM
imageCulture Jam at Facebook HQ: Protesters Hijack Giant "Like" Billboard Pt. I
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by Text RR Photos Chris Cassell, Pro Bono Photo
In the tradition of billboard liberators everywhere, activists projected slogans on to the giant thumbs up sign, also known as the "like" sign, outside Facebook Headquarters on January 9....
Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:38PM
imageResounding Chants at San Mateo "No War with Iran" Rally after Drone Strikes
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by On the Streets
Five thousand marched in San Francisco at noon on January 4; for people who felt they wanted something a little smaller, nearby San Mateo was a good option....
Posted: Sat Jan 4, 2020 10:46PM
calendarProtest at Facebook Headquarters by Multiple Organizers
Facebook HQ 1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, California 94025...
Event Date: Thu Jan 9, 2020 4:00PM
Posted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:23AM
imageJust Before Christmas, Glimmer of Hope for RV Dwellers in Mountain View
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by Watching City Council
The Mountain View City Council’s ban on RV’s has been overturned by a referendum petition. If the council wishes to try again to enact a ban they must go to the voters. The earliest election for this would be November 2020. Meanwhile the default is NO BAN....
Posted: Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:23AM
imageIranian Americans in Palo Alto Join Day Honoring Iran's Deceased Demonstrators
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by R. Robertson
On December 26, Iranian government security forces deployed en masse to keep people off the streets across Iran. Despite this, protesters gathered in small groups, at cemeteries but also on the streets in many cities in the Islamic Republic. In Palo Alto, California, protesters in solidarity with Iranian demonstrators gathered in a downtown plaza....
Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:57PM
imageIn Mountain View, Seasonal and Humorous Signs at Eve of Impeachment Demo on Four Corners
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by Text: RR Photos: Jack Owicki, Pro Bono Photo
Demonstrators leaned in toward passing traffic to show off their creative signs on Impeachment Eve at a major intersection in the heart of Silicon Valley....
Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 3:41AM
documentCourt: Trump Administration Unlawfully OK’d Longline Fishing Off California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif., December 21, 2019 — A federal district court has ruled that the National Marine Fisheries Service failed to adequately analyze threats to critically endangered leatherback sea turtles when it allowed longline fishing off California. The Trump administration violated the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Policy Act in failing to consider the best available science on impacts to leatherbacks....
Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2019 6:37PM
imageChicken Trump Balloon Effigy Makes an Appearance on Impeachment Eve
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by Text: RR Photos: Wesley Chang, Pro Bono Photo
December 17 rallies came one day ahead of a vote planned by the U.S. House of Representatives on impeachment. In Palo Alto, CA, hundreds gathered in Lytton Plaza downtown....
Posted: Wed Dec 18, 2019 2:30AM
imagePalo Alto Youth Lead Local Protest during U.N. Climate Conference
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by Text: RR Photos: Leo Leung, Pro Bono Photo
This year is the 25th meeting of the conference under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP25. The conference is being held December 2 through the 13th in Madrid. In Palo Alto, California on December 6th, youth activists led a Climate Strike, part of a coordinated international action timed to coincide with the U.N. Conference....
Posted: Sun Dec 8, 2019 3:53AM
textCalifornia Crab Season Opening Delayed by Whale Entanglement Risk by Center for Biological Diversity
Officials Cite Presence of Endangered Humpbacks, Crabbers Call for Delay...
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:02AM
imageMisogynist VP Pence Says he Wants to See a Woman on the Moon
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by Protest Reporting
U.S. Vice-President Pence gave a speech at NASA Ames Research facility in Mountain View, California on November 14 to a hand picked group of NASA employees. Protesters outside had a lot to say in response....
Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:32PM
imageProtesters Demonstrate at VP Mike Pence's NASA Speech in Mountain View, CA
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by Protest Reporting
Vice-President Mike Pence gave a speech at NASA Ames Research facility on November 14 following a brief fundraising trip to California. The same day there was a school shooting in Santa Clarita. Demonstrators did not hesitate to point out that Pence is an adamant supporter of the National Rifle Association....
Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:43PM
calendarNational Walkouts for DACA: Rally in Half Moon Bay
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by HomeIsHere.US
Mac Dutra Park at Kelly St and Main St, Half Moon Bay, 94019...
Event Date: Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:25PM
calendarProtest Pence in Mountain View by Vigil for Democracy
NASA Ames Visitor Center Intersection of Moffett Boulevard and R.T. Jones Road in Mountain View. Mountain View, CA (We will be on the public sidewalk nearest the Visitor Center)...
Event Date: Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:30AM
Posted: Sat Nov 9, 2019 5:54PM
documentLawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s California Fracking Plan
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Feds Aim to Open 725,500 Acres in Central Coast, Bay Area to Oil Industry...
Posted: Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:31AM
imageAmah Mutsun Land Trust Awarded State Funding for Stewardship of Quiroste Valley Cultural Preserve
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by Amah Mutsun Land Trust (AMLT)
Santa Cruz, California, October 9, 2019 – The California Natural Resources Agency announced last week that Amah Mutsun Land Trust (AMLT) has been selected to receive $400k to carry out indigenous-based conservation and restoration work at Quiroste Valley Cultural Preserve (QVCP) in Año Nuevo State Park. The award was made through the competitive statewide Cultural, Community, and Natural Resources Grant Program, funded by Prop 68....
Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:56PM