videoEbele Okobi Speaks at Rally for Truth and Transparency After Her Brother Tased to Death (video/mp4 87.2MB) by Remember Chinedu
For non-profit use only, please credit the videographer. Charles Moehle, Probonophoto. Filmed at rally in front of the Hall of Justice for San Mateo County in Redwood City, CA on February 11, 2019....
Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:57PM
videoUncle Bobby at Rally for Truth & Transparency After 3 Taser Murders in San Mateo Co. (video/mp4 235.0MB) by Remember Chinedu
Video by Charles Moehle Probonophoto. Non-commercial use only, please credit the videographer....
Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:58AM
imageVigil for Taser Victim Chinedu Okobi
by No More Tasers
February 13th, 2019. It has been about 4 months since Chinedu, known as CV to his friends, was murdered by San Mateo County sheriffs. Today would have been his 37th birthday....
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:39PM
imageAxon Defends Taser Safety at San Mateo Co. Supervisors Meeting About 3 Deaths
by Activists Against Axon
On February 11, taser manufacturer Axon headlined a Taser Study Session convened by the Board of Supervisors, San Mateo County. The prominence and time given their presentation was not appreciated by the activist community that showed up to rally in front of the Hall of Justice before lining up to enter the chambers. The audience for this hearing consisted almost wholly of people angered by 3 taser murders in San Mateo County in 2018. Top photo is from Axon's slide presentation showing wh...
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:57AM
imageRally for Truth and Transparency After Taser Deaths in San Mateo
by Demand Justice for Chinedu Okobi
Following the murder of three victims by law enforcement officers using tasers, San Mateo County officials convened a taser study forum to discuss the use of the electroshock devices. A rally at 5:00pm ahead of the forum gave community and family members a chance to cry out, "no more." Photos by Charles Moehle, Probonophoto. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:26AM
textStop the Taser Deaths! by Tracy Rosenberg and JP Massar
Following community pressure after the October 3 death of Chinedu Okobi a 36 year old Black man who was tasered by San Mateo County Sheriffs after being stopped for “walking erratically”, San Mateo’s Board of Supervisors is convening a community forum on tasers....
Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:47AM
calendarRally Prior to Taser Forum: Demand Truth and Transparency of DA, Sheriff
by Justice4Chinedu/Raging Grannies Action League
400 County Center (Rally is in the Courtyard) Redwood City CA 94063...
Event Date: Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 5, 2019 4:56PM
imageProtesters Demand Justice for Chinedu Okobi in DA, Sheriff's and Board of Supes Offices
by Taser Deaths in San Mateo
Chinedu Okobi was the third man to die last year in San Mateo County after being tased by law enforcement. More than 25 people sat in the lobby of the District Attorney's office on the morning of January 23 with signs and noisemakers. They swung by the Sheriff's office and then took their demands to the president of the Board of Supervisors the same day. Top Photo: Board of Supervisors President Carole Groom, center, and County Manager, Mike Gallagy face demonstrators....
Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:50AM
imageSit-In at San Mateo DA's Office in Case of Man Murdered by Police Taser
by Calling for Justice
Chinedu Okobi was the third man to die last year in San Mateo County after being tased by law enforcement. He was unarmed and walking with shopping bags along the El Camino in Millbrae in October of 2018 when murdered. More than 25 people protested in the District Attorney's office on January 23. **Photos by Charles Moehle, Probonophoto. Please credit the photographer**...
Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:18PM
imageMLK Day in East Palo Alto
by Text: R.R. Photos: Jack Owicki
MLK Jr. Day was established as a federal holiday in 1983; Congress designated it a National Day of Service in 1994. For the fourth year in a row, volunteers came together to plant trees in East Palo Alto. They started out in Martin Luther King Park on Daisy Lane....
Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:50PM
imageSan Mateo: Women's Rally in Solidarity with Women's March
by SMPA/RG's
It was not a march but a rally on a sunny day in downtown San Mateo. Many of the participants were women were "of a certain age." One carried a sign that read "Grannies Still Here Fighting to Protect Reproductive Rights Our Generation Won."...
Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:54AM
calendarSit-In: DA Wagstaffe's Office to Demand Release of Videos of Okobi's Death by Sheriffs by Justice4Chinedu/Regina Islas
400 County Center, 3rd FL DA's Office, Redwood City 94063. There is security at the Bldg-give yourself time so we can begin at DA's office 3rd FL at 10am. Contact us if you would like to meet up earlier so we can all walk in together....
Event Date: Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:00AM
Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:16PM
imageRemembering Sandy Hook Tragedy, Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence
by Support Gun Sense
A new organization, Scrubs Addressing the Firearm Epidemic (SAFE), joined Peninsula Moms Demand Action to mark the 6th anniversary of the shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary with a vigil in Palo Alto on December 16th. Photos by Jim Colton, ProBonoPhoto, except where otherwise noted. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:31AM
image"Stop the Tears" Rally in Palo Alto
by photos: Deborah Hoag text: R.R.
Photos by Deborah Hoag. Please credit the photographer. A weekly demonstration in Palo Alto took on special significance on Friday November 30th. A few days earlier, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol had inflicted violence upon women and children at the Mexico border. Women and men of the San Francisco Peninsula expressed their outrage at the site of their regular peaceful protest....
Posted: Sun Dec 2, 2018 5:42AM
imageSan Mateo Peace Action: "Do Not Tear Gas Them"
by photos by Wesley Chang text by R.R.
photos by Wesley Chang please credit the photographer...
Posted: Sun Dec 2, 2018 2:49AM
imageProtest on the Peninsula: Condemning Violence Against Asylum Seekers
by Text: R.R. Photos: Bob Ulius
On November 25 asylum seekers including children and toddlers were attacked with tear gas. In Palo Alto, people responded immediately. Photos by Bob Ulius except where otherwise noted. 17 second video by R.R. Top photo by Karen Damian....
Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:58AM
calendarStand Against Border Actions!
by Together We Will (Palo Alto/Mtn View Branch)
Embarcadero Rd & El Camino Real Palo Alto, California 94305...
Event Date: Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:00AM
imageMarch in Protest of Jeff Sessions' Dismissal Starts at Congresswoman Eshoo's Office
by Text: R.R. Photos: Jack Owicki
On November 8, a rally in front of Congresswoman Anna Eshoo's office appeared to be surveilled by a drone in the sky. Demonstrators were protesting Trump's replacement of his attorney general with loyalist Matthew Whitaker. Eshoo issued a statement in support of the protest earlier that day. Photos by Jack Owicki, please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:44AM
imageOrange for Gun Safety at Palo Alto Outrage Over Trump's Firing of Sessions
by Text: R.R. Photos: Teri Vershel
Near Stanford University on November 8, a teenage rag tag band joined moms with kids pissed off about Trump's latest shenanigans. Photos by Teri Vershel, please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:21PM
imageLocal Victories Power California Tenant Movement, Despite Prop. 10 Loss
by Tenants Together
Proposition 10, the proposed initiative to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, was stymied at the state ballot Tuesday thanks to an unprecedented $74 million in real estate industry opposition money, but there were also victories for rent control at local ballots across California....
Posted: Wed Nov 7, 2018 12:24PM