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textOctober and November: Direct Action Trainings to Say "No 2 APEC" by No 2 APEC Climate Bloc
Get trained before APEC - there are opportunities every week in the East Bay and San Francisco. See you there!...
Posted: Wed, Sep 27, 2023 2:32pm PDT
textSouthern Sea Otters to Retain Federal Protection by Environment California
Oakland, Calif., September 19, 2023 – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced on Tuesday that southern sea otters will remain protected under the federal Endangered Species Act. The decision came after a 12-month review by the agency, initiated by a petition from the California Sea Urchin Commission and the Commercial Fishermen of Santa Barbara calling for the government to “delist” these otters....
Posted: Thu, Sep 21, 2023 8:20am PDT
imageApple Whistleblower Ashley Gjøvik On Retaliation, Toxics & Corruption & Poisoning Workers
by Labor Video Project
Apple former seinor engineering program manager Ashley Gjøvik became a whistleblower after discovering that her office which was located on a Superfund site and her apartment which was located next to an Apple silicon factory was spewing dangerous toxins and chemicals. She discusses her struggle with Apple and what her RICO suit is about....
Posted: Tue, Sep 12, 2023 11:57am PDT
imageFour California Foothill Yellow-legged Frog Populations Protected Under Endangered Species Act
by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., August 28, 2023 — In response to a Center for Biological Diversity petition and lawsuits, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected four populations of foothill yellow-legged frogs in California under the Endangered Species Act. The protected frog populations are in the southern Sierra Nevada foothills, North Feather River, Central Coast and South Coast....
Posted: Mon, Aug 28, 2023 11:15am PDT
calendarCommunity Rally and Port of Oakland Airport Development Public Hearing
by Stop OAK Expansion Coalition
10:30am - 11:00am Sidewalk Rally in front of Hilton Oakland Airport Hotel, 1 Hegenberger Road, Oakland 11:00-12:30pm Port of Oakland Public Hearing. Port representatives will be available at poster stations to provide information and answer questions for the first 30 minutes of the meetings. A presentation by the Port will begin 30 minutes after the start of the in-person meetings followed by an open forum for public comment. Hilton Oakland Airport Hotel, International Ballroom, 1 Hegenberge...
Event Date: Wed, Aug 30, 2023 10:30am PDT
Posted: Thu, Aug 24, 2023 9:23am PDT
calendarBay Area Anarchist Bookfair
by Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair
Humanist Hall - 390 27th St, Oakland, CA 94612...
Event Date: Sun, Oct 1, 2023 10:00am PDT
Posted: Tue, Aug 22, 2023 10:52pm PDT
imageShowdown Looming Over Extreme Logging Climate Crimes in Sierra Nevada
by Josh Hart
The US Forest Service is proposing to spend $650 million (including $30 million of herbicides) to authorize extreme logging in the Plumas National Forest in the name of "wildfire community protection." The USFS proposes to remove protections for spotted owl and red-legged frogs among others. Help is urgently needed from forest defenders!...
Posted: Sat, Aug 12, 2023 2:58pm PDT
calendarStop OAK Airport Expansion Rally + Port of Oakland Public Hearing
by stopOAKexpansion
WHEN: Tuesday August 15th, 2023 5 - 5:45 pm Family Friendly, Outdoor Rally, Food, Music, Art, Speakers @ 100 Hegenberger Road, Suite 270. Oakland (at CBE's Office parking lot - off Airport Access Rd.) 5:45 pm March to Hilton Airport Hotel, 1 Hegenberger Road, Oakland 6:00-7:30 pm Port of Oakland Public Hearing. Port representatives will be available at poster stations to provide information and answer questions for the first 30 minutes of the meetings. A presentation by the Port will b...
Event Date: Tue, Aug 15, 2023 5:00pm PDT
Posted: Fri, Aug 11, 2023 5:22pm PDT
image“The Union Is Calling”: Starbucks Bus Tour Lands in San Francisco
by Portland Coming Up
On July 31, rally in front of City Hall in San Francisco....
Posted: Wed, Aug 2, 2023 1:59am PDT
imageStarbucks Workers Hold City Hall Rally
by Leon Kunstenaar
No Contract, No Coffee!...
Posted: Tue, Aug 1, 2023 11:23pm PDT
imageStarbucks STOP Union Busting! Starbucks Workers National Bus Tour Hits SF
by Labor Video Project
Starbucks workers an a bus tour arrived in San Francisco and talked about their conditions and the flagrant union busting by Starbucks....
Posted: Mon, Jul 31, 2023 9:16pm PDT
imageUC UAW Workers & Unite Here 11 Strikers Protest Union Busting By UC Bosses At UC Regents
by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of UC UAW members and Unite Here Local 11 strikers from Southern California rallied at the UC Regents meeting against the flagrant union busting tactics including felony arrests for chalking at UCSD....
Posted: Thu, Jul 20, 2023 8:29am PDT
textNew Video Examines How Amy’s Kitchen Impacted the Lives of More Than 300 of Its Workers by Food Empowerment Project
One year after the layoffs of more than 300 employees at the Amy’s Kitchen factory in San José, California, Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.), a vegan food justice organization, has released a video on the lives that the company impacted....
Posted: Tue, Jul 18, 2023 12:19pm PDT
image“Put on the brakes” Robotaxi Protest to keep SF Streets Safe! We Need Human Drivers
by Phil Pasquini
A protest was held on 6/29/23 at the California Public Utility Commission to halt the deployment of hundreds of robo taxis in San Francisco...
Posted: Fri, Jun 30, 2023 4:05pm PDT
imageSan Francisco Taxi Workers Alliance Statement For June 29th Rally At SF CPUC
by San Francisco Taxi Workers Alliance
The San Francisco Taxi Workers Alliance is calling for the California Public Utility Committee to oppose the introduction of hundreds of robo cars on to San Francisco streets....
Posted: Wed, Jun 28, 2023 4:52pm PDT
imageBig Oil's outsize influence on CA and US politics expands to journalism dinners and awards
by Dan Bacher
The following is a speech I gave at a climate rally at the State Capitol in Sacramento on June 10 sponsored by the Sacramento Climate Coalition, Sacramento 350, Third Act Sacramento, Oil and Gas Network and other climate groups. The event was part of a national week of action June 8 to 11 sponsored by People vs Fossil Fuels, Fridays For Future U.S., and more. The organizations demanded that President Biden use his executive powers to end the era of fossil fuels and declare a climate emergency...
Posted: Sat, Jun 17, 2023 12:46pm PDT
imageOn 2023 Juneteenth, ILWU10 Closes N.Ca Ports & Makes Actor Danny Glover An Honorary Member
by Labor Video Project
On Juneteenth, ILWU Local 10 will close all ports in Northern California and make Danny Glover and honorary member of the Local. Retired ILWU Local 10 secretary treasurer Clarence Thomas talks about the history of Juneteenth and also the history of Danny Glover with the ILWU Local 10....
Posted: Fri, Jun 16, 2023 3:56pm PDT
imageAs Shippers Call for Biden to Intervene in Longshore Negotiations All Out on Juneteenth
by Rank and File Workers
West Coast rank and file ILWU members and retirees are supporting a strike on Juneteenth June 19 until longshore workers get a contract. They have been working without a contract since last July....
Posted: Mon, Jun 12, 2023 8:23pm PDT
textFacebook and Instagram Threaten to Block News Stories in California If AB-886 Passes by Bobby Allyn, NPR
Update June 1: A bill that would force Big Tech companies to pay news agencies for using their content passed its first big test in the California state legislature. Meta, based in Menlo Park, has threatened to block news articles in California if AB-886 passes into law....
Posted: Thu, Jun 1, 2023 7:58pm PDT
imageCalifornia Senate Committee Blocks Governor's Plan to Gut Environmental Law
by Dan Bacher
Representatives of environmental groups spoke out against the legislation at the hearing, supporting the staff recommendations to move the trailer bills to the regular policy process and to reject the flood and drought trailer bill language....
Posted: Sun, May 28, 2023 10:02pm PDT
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