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image Free the Children--Jail Trump! Demo in San Mateo 480_23historyiswatching2.jpg by San Mateo Peace Action/Raging Grannies
Free the Children--Jail Trump! Demo in San Mateo, California with Peninsula Progressive Action Group joining organizers San Mateo Peace Action and the Raging Grannies Action League. The Grannies told news reporter David Rosenberg of KPFA 94.1FM, "history is watching"....
Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:20PM
text Spotlight on the “sneaky” attempt to repeal rent control in Mountain View by Lynda Carson
It is an initiative sponsored by the California Apartment Association (CAA) that is reportedly designed to repeal rent control in Mountain View, and is known as the “sneaky” repeal of rent control, by many renters in Mountain View!...
Posted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:05PM
calendar Free the Children--Jail Trump! Demo in San Mateo 480_grannylogoyellowfamiliessign.jpg by San Mateo Peace Action/Raging Grannies
At the corner of Third Ave and So. El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94402. In front of the Bank of America....
Event Date: Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:00PM
Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:12AM
image Father's Day Protest Against Trump Administration’s Policy Separating Families 480_sanccandlegroupmomskid__1__1.jpg by Action in San Carlos
On Father's Day, protesters rallied in San Carlos to demonstrate against the Trump administration’s new policy that separates immigrant parents from their children....
Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:53AM
image Swift Reaction in Silicon Valley as More Facebook Fouls Exposed 480_fbjune2018indylarge__2__1.jpg by Renewed Protest at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park
On June 4th, digital privacy rights activists demonstrated at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Facebook is under renewed scrutiny this week after it was revealed that smartphone manufacturers had been given access to the private information of Facebook users and their friends....
Posted: Tue Jun 5, 2018 11:57PM
image CodePink and Raging Grannies Put the Heat on BlackRock Inc. in Palo Alto 480_brgroupinfront.jpg by Stop the Killing
Holding the world's largest investment company accountable for investing in weapons manufacture, demonstrators made a lot of noise in Palo Alto on May 23....
Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 12:02AM
text Big money in opposition to efforts to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act by Lynda Carson
Wealthy landlords, realtors, and developers have teamed up together against renters campaigning against the Costa-Hawkins Act, and the competing campaigns are gearing up for a huge battle to come!...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 6:14PM
image How Much Do Bay Area Companies Make From Pentagon Contracts? 480_fortressbayareashield1fixedtransparent.jpg by Fortress Bay Area
How Much Do Bay Area Companies Make From Pentagon Contracts? #FortressBayArea Counties, Ranked....
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 6:22PM
image Facebook Should Apologize to Black America with $100 Million 480_markzuckerberg-facebook-thumbsdown_1.jpg by Paul Cobb, Oakland Post Publisher
Mark Zuckerberg’s misuse of the data personal information of his faithful Black Facebook users requires that he establish a small $100 million-dollar fund to repair the damages he has done to Black people....
Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:59PM
image Protesters Booted from Facebook Campus 480_facebmarydpeterthumb3grans_1.jpg by Mary DeShaw/R. Robertson
When Facebook security tried to shut them down, protesters at the social media giant used their best delaying tactics and continued shouting and singing in front of the giant "Like" sign on the expansive corporate campus. When they were done, they walked ever-so-slowly to the opposite corner of Hwy 84 and Willow Rd. in Menlo Park. Photos by Mary DeShaw available for non-commercial use, please credit the photographer. Text by R. Robertson....
Posted: Fri Apr 6, 2018 3:05AM
calendar Protest at Facebook HQ: Demand Data Protection 480_maryg_at_fb_1.jpg by Raging Grannies Action League
1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park Facebook HQ is at the end of Willow Rd. in Menlo Park where Willow dead ends at Bay Front Freeway (hwy 84) Parking in strip malls on Willow Rd. Meet beneath the giant "thumbs up = Like" sign ... you can't miss it....
Event Date: Thu Apr 5, 2018 12:30PM
Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:47AM
text Signature gatherers for anti-rent control petition charged with fraud linked to CAA by Lynda Carson
Reportedly, a Utah couple is expected to appear soon in the San Mateo County Superior Court for arraignment on charges of election fraud for faking signatures for a petition meant to block renter protections from taking effect in Pacifica during 2017!...
Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:47PM
image In Redwood City, Students Make History 480_marchrwchistory__2__1.jpg by R. Robertson
In Courthouse Plaza, Redwood City on March 24, thousands rallied in a sister march to a national day of action, March for Our Lives. photos by Teri Vershel, except where otherwise noted. Non-commercial use only. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:51AM
image Protest at VISA Headquarters in Foster City, CA 480_ultratop_1.jpg by R. Robertson
On March 8, demonstrators delivered a petition of 150,000 signatures collected with the organizing help of UltraViolet, Courage Campaign and DailyKos. Their demand of Visa: stop processing sales of assault weapons. Photos courtesy UltraViolet....
Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:18AM
image Gun Proponent Shows Up at Palo Alto High School Walkout 480_palywalkoutvvvtruck.jpg by R. Robertson
A lone dissenter stood beside his flat-bed truck decorated with a white flag with the slogan ”Come and Take it”. The scene: Corner of Embarcadero and El Camino Real in Palo Alto in front of Palo Alto H.S. where a rally of hundreds of students, parents, PTA members and community members called for stricter gun laws....
Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:34AM
image New Paper Challenges Misguided Stanford Rent Control Study 480_rent_control_rally.jpg by Tenants Together
March 12, 2018 - Rent control experts have released a policy paper in response to a recent Stanford study on rent control. In Rent Control Works: A Response to Business School Professors’ Misguided Attack on Rent Control, Dean Preston and Shanti Singh of Tenants Together, California’s statewide renters’ rights organization, detail where the Business School professors went awry in their critique of rent control....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:20AM
image Teachers and Students Numbering 800 Walk Out from San Mateo High 480_sanmateogiveteachers_1.jpg by R. Robertson
Photos and details courtesy of Harini Krishnan....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:47AM
image 1,500 Students Walk Out in Menlo Park 480_menlowalkjenniferfraser1_1.jpg by R. Robertson
An estimated 1,000 Students from 4 high schools on the San Francisco Peninsula joined forces to march along El Camino Real on March 14. After the rally police estimated that the figure was 1,500. Students called for stricter gun control laws and were part of the national day of action in which 1 million students across the US took part. Photos by Jennifer Fraser. Free to use for non-commercial purposes, please credit the photographer....
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:45PM
calendar Protest at VISA Headquarters in Foster City 480_banassaultmbwa_1.jpg by Ultraviolet, Daily Kos, Courage Campaign
VISA Headquarters 900 Metro Center Blvd Foster City, CA 94404...
Event Date: Thu Mar 8, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Mar 7, 2018 11:57PM
calendar March for Our Lives Redwood City Rally by March for Our Lives
Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063...
Event Date: Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 5, 2018 11:49AM