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imageTha Hood Squad Does it Again!
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by Organized Mayhem
Tha Hood Squad creates a bridge between Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Stanford through community events including free meals, vigils, barbecues and ... street occupations....
Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:22AM
videoCreative Protest in Palo Alto After Another Black Man Shot by Police (video/quicktime 32.6MB) by Kenosha Reaction
Short videos from protest in Palo Alto of August 27 Video 1: Dance for Peace to rap number "Fuck the Police." features Sharat Lin IG: @danceofpeace #danceofpeace Video2: seven seconds of San Jose Strong t-shirt wearer feeling the groove...
Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:51AM
imageRegarding Postmaster General DeJoy Temporarily Suspending Some Recent Policy Decisions
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by In SF Bay Area Protesters Say It's Not Enough, Hit the Streets
Despite limited concessions by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy after a public outcry against mail delaying tactics, community members and postal workers rallied to demand that Congress save the US Postal Service in protests across the US. Of course the San Francisco Bay Area was no exception. On August 19, APWU National President Mark Dimondstein issued a statement saying why concessions made to assuage concerned Americans are not enough....
Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2020 3:38PM
imageStand with Anarchist Publishers Banned by Facebook
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by Agency
Sign our open letter to oppose Facebook’s “both sides” narrative as they align with the Trump administration to suppress the voices of activists and media producers associated with left protest movements....
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:34PM
videoLaDoris Cordell Speaks at Save USPS Rally (video/quicktime 190.2MB) by Solidarity with Postal Workers
On August 22, the Raging Grannies co-hosted a rally in Palo Alto at which LaDoris Cordell spoke calling for the protection of the United States Postal Service. Retired Judge Cordell is a former San Jose Independent Police Auditor. Movie one minute 34 seconds....
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:29AM
imageTraffic Stopping Protest and March to Save the USPS
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by R. Robertson
On August 22, tens of thousands of people took action across America with a message – #SaveUSPS. In Palo Alto, a giant dragon blowup figure dominated the scene ... protesters dressed it as a postal worker and posed it at the entrance of the downtown post office....
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:40AM
imageRolling Pin Squad Defends USPS in Palo Alto
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by Roving Reporter
On Saturday August 22 activists joined the public outcry to defend the US Post Office from Trump's attacks. They called for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to resign with rolling pins raised in symbolic defense saying, "The Postal Service needs America's help, and we must answer the call."...
Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:22PM
imageOn Facebook Banning Anarchist and Antifascist Pages & the Digital Censorship to Come
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by CrimethInc. Ex-Workers Collective
Today Facebook deleted a variety of far-Right militia and Qanon accounts along with anarchist and antifascist pages, including It’s Going Down and CrimethInc. The following is a joint statement in response....
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:48PM
imageMysterious National Police Group Wants Palo Alto to Remove Assata Shakur from BLM Mural
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by Tupac's Aunt Escaped to Cuba in 1977
In recent days a national police group contacted the city of Palo Alto. They want the depiction of 1970's Black Liberation Army activist Assata Shakur removed from the 17 foot high BLM mural in front of City Hall. Assata happens to be Tupac Shakur's aunt....
Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:45PM
imageWhat's In A Name? $$$!
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by Adam
Desperate for funding, Caltrain hires a consultant to find out if slapping on some new names will help it out....
Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:37PM
calendarDemand that Palo Alto Open City Park to All
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by Vigil for Democracy, Raging Grannies, More
Foothills Park, 3300 Page Mill Rd, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022. See parking directions below....
Event Date: Sat Jul 11, 2020 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 8, 2020 6:15PM
calendarMarch for Black Lives: Reclaim South San Francisco
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by Russell Lee
In front of the South San Francisco Municipal Building, 33 Arroyo Drive, South San Francisco, CA 94080...
Event Date: Sun Jul 5, 2020 3:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 1, 2020 1:08PM
imageProtesters Switch Destination at Last Minute, March on Menlo Park Police Station Pt 2
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by Remembering Black Lives Murdered
A June 25 rally was purportedly to target FaceBook for paying for a substation and police salaries near their headquarters in Menlo Park. This is Part 2 of a two part report. Part 1 is at Link....
Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:11AM
imageProtesters Switch Destination at Last Minute, March on Menlo Park Police Station Pt 1
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by Remembering Black Lives Murdered
A June 25 rally was purportedly to target FaceBook for paying for a substation and police salaries near their headquarters in Menlo Park....
Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:45AM
imageTwo Protests Takeover Streets on Juneteenth in Palo Alto
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by Midnite Street Artists
Women occupied the street in front of Palo Alto City Hall from 2am on Juneteenth to paint a giant B-L-M on Hamilton Ave, shutting down the roadway in both directions. Protests followed at noon and 5pm creating more street closures....
Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:28PM
imageRally and March Show LGBTQ+ and Menlo Park Community Stand with Black Lives Matter
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by Community Rising
Students from high schools in Menlo Park and Palo Alto pulled together an event that drew community members from the surrounding area and San Francisco. After a rally they took over several Menlo Park streets with a noisy march....
Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:52PM
imageVictory for San Mateo Co. Inmates After Ten Day Hunger Strike
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by R. Robertson
Protesters’ voices have finally been heard after a 10 day hunger strike at San Mateo County’s Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City. [Photo of anti-police brutality activist Missy at a rally at the historic old courthouse in Redwood City on June 21.]...
Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:46AM
videoProtesters Rally, March to Redwood City Jail to Tell Prisoners "We Are Here for You" (video/quicktime 23.2MB) by Defund the Police State
On June 21, San Mateo County residents cried out in support of diverting funds from police back to the community....
Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:48AM
imageBLM Demonstrators Calling for Racial Justice March on Facebook HQ
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by R. Robertson
On June 12, hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters demanded Facebook stop funding local police by marching on the social media giant's headquarters in Menlo Park....
Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:15AM
image"Equality Is the Soul of Liberty" Peaceful Protest in Palo Alto Pt. II
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by R. Robertson
At a rally in Palo Alto's King Plaza on June 6, protesters called out loudly for defunding the Palo Alto Police Department. After the rally of thousands, they marched a 4.6 mile route through the city....
Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:53AM