top
text Important Martin's Beach meeting re: public access by Repost
I'm writing to let you know of an important opportunity to speak out on behalf of public access to Martins Beach, south of Half Moon Bay....
Posted: Fri Dec 2, 2016 12:31PM
image Tell CAL FIRE to Protect Old-Growth Redwoods 480_redwood-forest_1.jpg by Committee for Green Foothills
A Timber Harvest Plan that proposes logging of up to 64 old-growth coast redwoods and valuable wildlife trees off Highway 9 in San Mateo County is under review by CAL FIRE....
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:44AM
image Mountain View: No Dakota Pipeline & Trump Protest 480_wfargowfsign_1.jpg by R. Robertson
A protest in front of a Wells Fargo bank in Mountain View, California to carry the message "No Dakota Access Pipeline" was already planned. Then the presidential election results were announced. The Alliance in Solidarity of Standing Rock on the San Francisco peninsula thusly added to their flier: We will also join our voices to the growing chorus of anti-Trump protests. Protest was held November 15th....
Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 10:45PM
image Mountain View High School: Reverse Frank Navarro's Administrative Leave Now 480_support-frank-navarro_1.jpg by Change
Mountain View High School history teacher Frank Navarro suspended for lesson showing ‘remarkable parallels’ between rise of Trump and Hitler....
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 11:08AM
image Palo Alto: No to Grabbing/You are Not My President 480_pantsnotograbbing_1.jpg by R. Robertson
Kids' messages to Trump at a rally in Palo Alto on Saturday included "No to any grabbing", "Love and kindness" and "You are not my president". Top photo: the girl at left made the sign that includes the words, "No to any grabbing"....
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 12:39AM
text Renter control ballot measures pass in Oakland, Richmond and Mountain View by Lynda Carson
There are rent control victories in the Cities of Oakland, Richmond and Mountain View, in the effort to save tens of thousands of renters from being displaced from their housing by heartless greedy landlords, realtors and speculators in the Bay Area!...
Posted: Wed Nov 9, 2016 3:10PM
text Renter protection activists counter the lies of the California Apartment Association by Lynda Carson
According to Cindy Cornell, Founder of the Yes on Measure R campaign in Burlingame,”In our campaign for rent stabilization in Burlingame (Measure R), we have consistently seen lies and distortions of the truth in mailers, tv and radio commercials, letters to the editor, and directly out of the mouth of Josh Howard, Executive Director of CAA's Tri-County Division!...
Posted: Fri Nov 4, 2016 4:49PM
image Peninsula: Activists Protest at Banks in Solidarity with Standing Rock 480_cititop_1.jpg by R. Robertson
To show support for Native American activists at Standing Rock opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline, an alliance of South Bay and SF Peninsula activists, including students, teachers, and concerned community members, held a protest in front of two of the banks providing major funding for the pipeline: Citibank and Wells Fargo. The protest started at a Citibank location in Mountain View, then demonstrators marched to the Wells Fargo branch on San Antonio and El Camino. The marchers called on bo...
Posted: Thu Nov 3, 2016 9:19PM
text Corrupting influence of big money against rent control by Lynda Carson
In opposition to the renters in the “David vs. Goliath” renter protection campaigns taking place in the Bay Area, are the greedy landlords, speculators, realtors & realtor associations, and apartment associations that are spending a ton of money to have the notorious California Apartment Association (CAA) run some massive campaigns against Bay Area renters seeking renter protections. The massive campaigns and big money being spent by the CAA are corrupting the political process in the Bay Are...
Posted: Sat Oct 29, 2016 2:25PM
calendar Urgent SeaWorld Protest at Coastal Commission Hearing 480_seaworld_protest_orca_1.jpg by SeaWorld of Hurt
Oceano Hotel and Spa, 280 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 (see this map: https://goo.gl/maps/FDzvfTCknN82)...
Event Date: Fri Nov 4, 2016 11:45AM
Posted: Sat Oct 29, 2016 2:58AM
image Facebook, Israel & Suspension Of Lethbridge Professor Hall & BFT Teacher Yvette Felarca facebook_redirected.jpeg by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio looks at the firing of Canadian professor Anthony Hall and the role of Facebook, the Israeli government and Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook. Next WorkWeek looks at the suspension of Berkeley Federation of Teacher executive board member Yvette Felarca who was suspended from her teaching position after attending a rally against the nazis in Sacramento....
Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 1:32PM
text Skyrocketing rents reveal need for strong rent control protections by Lynda Carson
As recent as Monday October 24, 2016, it was reported by the Palo Alto Weekly that the owner of the Stanford Garden Apartments and his son were arrested for harassing the tenants at the rent controlled building at 1735 Woodland Avenue, in East Palo Alto, in an effort to frighten them out of their housing so they could raise the rents!...
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 9:44PM
text Renter protections on the ballot in November to look for by Lynda Carson
As recent as Thursday October 13, tenant activists around the Bay Area joined together outside the Hayward regional office of the California Apartment Association (CAA) to protest against the lies and deceit of the CAA being used to fight against renter protection ballot measures in the cities of Richmond, Alameda, San Mateo, Burlingame, and Mountain View. The activists also filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission against the CAA!...
Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:01PM
image Bay Area Rallies Held on International Day in Solidarity with People of Haiti 480_haitiindytop_1.jpg by R. Robertson
Today marked the 25th anniversary of the coup that overthrew Haiti’s first democratically-elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Aristide was the candidate of Haiti’s popular movement Lavalas in the 1990 presidential election; he won with 67% of the vote. In 1991 a military coup d'état deposed President Aristide. U.S. Central Intelligence Agency agents were present with the the Haitian military at army headquarters during the coup. Protesters marked the events of 25 years ago with rallies...
Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:52PM
image Stanford American Indian Organization Letter of Solidarity with the Standing Rock Lakota and Dakota Peoples 480_standing_rock_letter_stanford_american_indian_organization_1.jpg by via Stanford American Indian Organization
The Stanford American Indian Organization stands in solidarity with the Standing Rock Lakota and Dakota peoples in protest against the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline. This pipeline is in direct violation of Articles I & II of the Treaty of Fort Laramie and serves to threaten the mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual ways of life of the original peoples of this land....
Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 1:41AM
image "Palestine Film Forum" of Redwood City logo.jpg by Inge Etzbach
The Purpose of the "Palestine Film Forum" of Redwood City is the screening of movies about Israel and Palestine. We intend to offer films, speakers and articles to provide information ignored or distorted by main stream media about the real situation in this troubled region and will also serve as an advocate for peace and justice....
Posted: Tue Sep 6, 2016 7:00PM
image Court Slaps Down Caltrans Highway Project in Pacifica california_red_legged_frog_gary_m_fellers_usgs.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, September 6, 2016 — Following a legal challenge by conservation groups, a federal court has ruled that the California Department of Transportation violated the Endangered Species Act in approving a controversial project to widen Highway 1 in Pacifica, Calif. The Northern District court ruled Friday that Caltrans wrongly tried to use an already preserved parcel of land as mitigation for highway-widening impacts to endangered San Francisco garter snakes and threatened California ...
Posted: Tue Sep 6, 2016 1:47PM
text Tenants & advocates rally for families and renter protections in Burlingame by Lynda Carson
Douglas N. Robertson is planning to evict and displace a minimum of 8 families from their longtime housing at 117 Anita Road before the voters of Burlingame can vote on renter protections in November, including just cause eviction protections and rent control!...
Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 6:45PM
image California Mission Foundation Tries to Declare El Camino Real a UNESCO World Heritage Site 480_el_camino_real_1.jpg by via Amah Mutsun Tribal Band
California Indians Demand Cruelty to Ancestors Be Disclosed as California Mission Foundation Tries to Declare El Camino Real a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photo: Map showing El Camino Real....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:25AM
image Afghanistan: Still Occupied by US Troops on "Independence Day" 480_afghantakingphoto_1.jpg by Bay Area Report
Afghans’ views are divided with regards to their thoughts and feelings towards Independence Day. Some feel that Afghanistan is not an independent state since it’s still under occupation; foreign troops are present in the country. Today some Bay Area residents of Afghan descent said that the tradition of displaying the flag on Independence Day represents cultural pride, political feelings aside....
Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2016 11:13PM