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Highly Militarized ICE Raids on California's Central Coast
Immigrant communities across the country are on edge after federal immigration agents arrested over 600 people in the past week in the largest raids since Donald Trump became president. Raids were reported in at least 11 states, including California, New York, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin....
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:56PM
Marchers Hit Up 8 Banks Funding DAPL in Palo Alto
Rocking Palo Alto's downtown shopping and banking hub, protestors took the message "Defund DAPL" to eight banks that help fund the Dakota Access Pipeline today....
Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 9:23PM
Defund DAPL Rally and March in Palo Alto
Palo Alto City Hall 250 Hamilton Ave Palo Alto, CA 94301...
Event Date: Sat Feb 11, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:21PM
ACLU of Northern California Contact Info for SFO, OAK, SJO, or FAT Arrivals Affected by Executive Order
The ACLU of Northern California is asking that people who have been expecting visitors to arrive at SFO, OAK, SJO, or FAT from one of the seven countries in yesterday’s executive order – Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen – and have not heard from their visitors or have heard that their visitors have arrived and been detained or denied entry to please contact us at one of our two hotlines and leave a message....
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:06PM
ACLU of Northern California Contact Info for SFO Arrivals Affected by Executive Order
The ACLU of Northern California is asking that people who have been expecting visitors to arrive at SFO from one of the seven countries in yesterday’s executive order – Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen – and have not heard from their visitors or have heard that their visitors have arrived and been detained or denied entry to please contact us at 415-621-2488 and leave a message....
Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:26AM
Lighthouse Bank Vice Chairman Involved In Assault On Richmond & Mountain View Voters
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
Inauguration Day Protest: Not Our President!
Corner of El Camino Real & Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, 94301...
Event Date: Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Jan 9, 2017 3:14PM
San Francisco Bay Is Freshwater-Starved
How Reducing Flows Harms The Ecosystems Of San Francisco Bay And Coastal Waters...
Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 5:19PM
Important Martin's Beach meeting re: public access
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
Tell CAL FIRE to Protect Old-Growth Redwoods
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
Mountain View: No Dakota Pipeline & Trump Protest
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
Mountain View High School: Reverse Frank Navarro's Administrative Leave Now
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
Palo Alto: No to Grabbing/You are Not My President
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
Renter control ballot measures pass in Oakland, Richmond and Mountain View
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
Renter protection activists counter the lies of the California Apartment Association
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
Peninsula: Activists Protest at Banks in Solidarity with Standing Rock
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
Corrupting influence of big money against rent control
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
Urgent SeaWorld Protest at Coastal Commission Hearing
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
Facebook, Israel & Suspension Of Lethbridge Professor Hall & BFT Teacher Yvette Felarca
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
Skyrocketing rents reveal need for strong rent control protections
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