imageAmah Mutsun Land Trust Awarded State Funding for Stewardship of Quiroste Valley Cultural Preserve
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
textTrump Bucks Protests, Opens 725,500 Acres of California’s Central Coast to Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
MARINA, Calif., October 4, 2019 — The Trump administration today dismissed protests and made a formal decision to open 725,500 acres of public lands and mineral estate across California’s Central Coast and the Bay Area to new oil and gas drilling and fracking....
Posted: Fri Oct 4, 2019 10:10AM
calendarCommunity Vigil for Victim of Police Chinedu Okobi
by Justice For Chinedu
1400 El Camino Real, San Bruno (In front of Kumon Learning Center)...
Event Date: Thu Oct 3, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 3, 2019 8:49AM
imageYoung and Old Rise Up for Climate Action in Palo Alto
by Climate Strike Now
Grassroots action with a local face--young and old rose for Climate Action in Palo Alto on September 20. [photos: Teri Vershel, Pro Bono Photo, please credit the photographer]...
Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:50PM
imageTrump Misuses Secret Service and Local Police to Try to Block Protesters in Portola Valley
by Demo Succeeds Nonetheless
Trump desperately tried and failed to keep his September 17 fundraiser location secret. Then he misused secret service and local police to block protestors from the entire road an hour before he got there. The demonstration succeeded, nevertheless. [Photos by Jack Owicki, Rachel Podlishevsky, and M. Souza, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the appropriate photographer.]...
Posted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 4:33AM
textCalifornia School Board Officials Urge School Districts to Allow Students to Take Part in Global Climate Protest by Elected Officials to Protect California
Statement from California School Board Members on Youth Climate Strikes...
Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:07PM
imagePalantir Protesters All Over Palo Alto, Including at CEO's Front Door Pt II
by Dump ICE Contracts NOW!
Protest of 9/13/19, photos courtesy of Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps...
Posted: Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:35PM
imageFederal Rule Protects Endangered Orcas’ West Coast Habitat
by Center for Biological Diversity
15,000 Square Miles of Critical Habitat Added to Existing Salish Sea Protections...
Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:12PM
imagePortola Valley Protesters Face Off with Sheriff's Deputies on Alpine Rd.
by Trump's Fancy Fundraiser Report
Organizers worked hard to nail down the location of Trump's San Francisco Bay Area visit for a fundraiser on September 17. Team Trump played footsie for days leading up to his appearance, saying that they feared a "criminal element" would endanger their event. In the nick of time protest organizers determined the fundraiser location to be a home owned by Scott McNealy, co-founder of Sun Microsystems CEO in Palo Alto Hills. [Photos: Steve Disenhof, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photograph...
Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:39PM
imagePalantir Protesters All Over Palo Alto, Including at CEO's Front Door Pt I
by Dump ICE Contracts NOW!
Photos by Teri Vershel, Pro Bono Photo Please credit the photographer Protest of 9/13/19....
Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:44AM
imagePalantir Multi-Location Protest of 9/13/19 Pt. II
by cccc-ba
This part of the story includes photos of the rally in front of the home of Alex Karp, CEO. Pt I is here
Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:49AM
imagePalantir Multi-Location Protest of 9/13/19 Pt. I
by cccc-ba
First stop, Palantir headquarters. Top photo is of last stop, visited after dark...Palantir cafeteria building. for Pt. II...
Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:03PM
imageLight Projection on Palantir Buildings in Palo Alto Ends Day of Protest
by We Say Never Again
A busy day of protest in Palo Alto targeted Palantir's international headquarters, CEO Alex Karp's home, and City Hall. When evening descended on the city, activists projected messages on two of the company's buildings. Top photo: Palantir headquarters at 100 Hamilton Ave....
Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:47PM
calendarPalantir: Never Again Is Now! #NoTechForICE by Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps
100 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1616, United States...
Event Date: Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:06PM
imageDemonstrators for Medicare for All March on Office of Congresswoman Eshoo
by Healthcare is a Human Right
On September 5, Santa Clara County Single Payer Coalition and National Nurses United led a protest that started with a march through downtown Palo Alto leading to the door of Congresswoman Anna Eshoo. The Congresswoman has made it clear she is against eliminating for-profit insurance companies from our healthcare system and replacing them with a non-profit federal system. Photos: Jack Owicki, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sun Sep 8, 2019 7:17PM
imageProtesters Call Out "Massacre Mitch" in Mountain View
by More Laws Needed
On Monday, August 19, 2019 at the intersection of El Camino Real and Castro Street in Mountain View, California, protesters waved signs including one demanding that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell act to prevent shooting massacres. They said that although nearly 40,000 Americans die every year from gun violence, our politicians--especially those bought out by the NRA--have refused to address the issue other than with their thoughts and prayers. Photos by Jack Owicki, Pro Bono Photo. ...
Posted: Sun Sep 8, 2019 5:32PM
textWhich side are you on, Representative Anna Eshoo? by Stanley Sokolow
US Representative Anna Eshoo (north Santa Cruz County and SF Peninsula) received over $1 million in contributions from Pharma, Healthcare providers, and investors since 2013. She chairs the Subcommittee on Health. She told falsehoods about single-payer healthcare at her recent town hall, so she cannot be trusted to give the Medicare for All bill fair consideration....
Posted: Mon Sep 2, 2019 10:48PM
imagePalo Alto Police Department Calling Individuals Today For Palantir Action
The Palo Alto PD has been making calls...
Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:22PM
imageProtesters Force Palantir to Empty HQ
by Fight for What's Right
Palantir, the secretive $20 billion data-analysis company whose work with ICE has even led some of its own employees to make a fuss, succumbed to the power of protesters on August 23. The main office at 100 Hamilton, Palantir's world headquarters, was emptied in advance of the arrival of demonstrators. Photo credit: Cornelia Grimes, Pro Bono Photo...
Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 2:19PM
imageEmergency Palantir Mass Mobilization to Stop ICE Terror
by R.R.
An angry group of activists mobilized on August 23 at the headquarters of Palantir Technologies in Palo Alto. Just 3 days earlier Palantir renewed its ICE Investigative Case Management contract that enables ICE to track the every move of undocumented immigrants until 2022; protesters responded quickly and loudly. Photos by Jack Owicki, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:36AM