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imageSanta Cruz City Workers to Begin Strike
by Strike!
Santa Cruz City workers will strike starting tomorrow to stop the City's unfair labor practices, win equity for essential workers, and fund the front line to protect community services. Add your name in solidarity: Show up on the strike line starting Monday, Oct. 3, at 7 AM, Santa Cruz City Hall, 809 Center St. Santa Cruz....
Posted: Sun, Oct 2, 2022 1:29pm PDT
imageA Deep Dive Into Oakland's Measure Q Article 34 Authorization
by Office of Carroll Fife
You might be wondering, why is there a ballot measure asking Oakland voters to authorize low-rent housing units? Why is this required, what will it do and what is this Article 34?...
Posted: Wed, Sep 28, 2022 4:46pm PDT
textRaising interest rates to fight inflation is a crazy idea by Jens Berger and Guido Speckmann
Monetarism was conceived in the 1960s as a kind of liberal answer to the teachings of John Maynard Keynes, tracing back directly to the neoliberal mastermind Milton Friedman. The core of the monetarist doctrine is that the money supply mono-causally determines the value of money....
Posted: Sat, Sep 24, 2022 6:53am PDT
imageConcord Police and Theocratic Nationalists Endorse Same Council Candidate
by News You Can Use
Robert Ring is endorsed by the Concord Police Department for the District 1 council seat. Robert Ring also has the support of the American Council, a Christian Nationalist PAC which is supporting like-minded candidates in city council and school board races....
Posted: Fri, Sep 23, 2022 5:55pm PDT
imageBarbara Lee & "Pete" Get An Earful In Oakland Over Tax Dollars For A's Owner John Fisher
by Labor Video Project
Congresswoman Barbara Lee, US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaff joined together to talk about Federal funding for Oakland projects. Barbara Lee and "Pete" refused to say whether they supported Federal funds going to the GAP A's billionaire owner John Fisher's proposed new A' stadium on Port of Oakland public land at Howard Terminal. "Pete" also refused to say whether this project would harm the Port of Oakland as a working port....
Posted: Sat, Sep 17, 2022 10:50am PDT
imageSome Oakland Cops Rake In Half A Million Annually, & Have Millions Of Dollars Stashed Away
by Lynda Carson
Despite the Oakland cops having having millions of dollars stashed away at various locations, the City of Oakland remains on the hook to settle lawsuits because of the activities of the Oakland cops....
Posted: Fri, Sep 16, 2022 12:00pm PDT
documentGovernor Gruesom Newsom Signs SB 1388 Attacking The Unhoused
by Lynda Carson
John George Psychiatric Hospital & Santa Rita Jail Are Condemned By Findings Of The DOJ:...
Posted: Wed, Sep 14, 2022 9:20pm PDT
imageHundreds Rally in San Jose for Protection of Sacred Tribal Land from Mining Project
by Amah Mutsun Tribal Band
Over 400 people gather to call on Santa Clara County to deny approval of proposed mine on sacred lands...
Posted: Sun, Sep 11, 2022 11:08pm PDT
imageCouncil Member Noel Gallo, claims oversight duty during expensive free ticket events spree
by Lynda Carson
While At Several Disney On Ice Shows, Council Member Noel Gallo Claims That He Used The Expensive Free City Tickets For The Official Purpose Of Conducting An “Oversight Of Facilities Or Events That May Require City Funding Or Support In The Near Future.”...
Posted: Tue, Sep 6, 2022 1:28am PDT
imageDe La Fuente Scholarship Foundation rented space from notorious slumlords in 2017
by Lynda Carson
In 2017, The De La Fuente Scholarship Foundation, Founded By Ignacio De La Fuente, Was Located At 276 Hegenberger Rd., A Property Owned By Notorious Slumlords!...
Posted: Wed, Aug 31, 2022 5:17am PDT
documentIgnacio De La Fuente a three time loser runs for Oakland mayor again
by Lynda Carson
Three Time Loser, Ignacio De La Fuente, The Founder Of IDLF Solutions LLC, Is Running For Mayor Of Oakland, Again!...
Posted: Mon, Aug 29, 2022 9:06pm PDT
textCA advocates call on lawmakers to 'beat the heat' with action to address climate change by Ramon du Houx
Environmental advocates called on California to take strong action to beat the heat by addressing climate change. Community members, advocates, and EOPA CA-an organization with 440 CA elected officials - want to ensure California is a national climate leader. Attendees showed support for Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for climate action calling for state lawmakers to accelerate green-house gas reduction, the state’s advance toward 100 percent clean energy, institute public health setbacks for ...
Posted: Tue, Aug 23, 2022 7:25pm PDT
imageGilroy City Council Supports Local Tribe by Voting to Oppose Mine on Sacred Lands at Juristac
by Amah Mutsun Tribal Band
Gilroy, CA, August 16, 2022 — On Monday evening, the Gilroy City Council unanimously voted to take a position opposing the Sargent Quarry Project, a planned 403-acre sand and gravel mining operation that would be located just outside of the City’s jurisdiction. The council moved to produce a resolution urging Santa Clara County officials to deny approval of permits for the mine, which threatens open space lands that are held sacred by a local Indigenous tribe and have also been deemed critica...
Posted: Tue, Aug 23, 2022 9:44am PDT
text2022 Berkeley Rent Board Convention Announces Final Slate Member by Berkeley Rent Board Convention
Berkeleyans select Nathan Mizell to join Negeene Mosaed, Soli Alpert, Ida Martinac, and Vanessa Danielle Marrero on the progressive, pro-tenant Rent Board slate...
Posted: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 10:57pm PDT
textFilling a Vacancy on the 2022 Berkeley Rent Board Slate by Berkeley Rent Board Convention
The Berkeley Rent Board Convention seeks candidates by THIS THURSDAY, August 4 to fill a vacancy on the 2022 Progressive, Pro-Tenant Berkeley Rent Board Slate...
Posted: Sun, Jul 31, 2022 10:52pm PDT
textCity’s Oversized Vehicles Ordinance Goes Down by Linda Ellen Lemaster
The Coastal Commission has again overruled City of Santa Cruz parking ordinance along the City’s coastline. Renders ordinance useless....
Posted: Sat, Jul 23, 2022 10:51am PDT
text2022 Berkeley Rent Board Convention Results Announced by Berkeley Rent Board Convention
Berkeleyans select Negeene Mosaed, Soli Alpert, Ida Martinac, Della Moran, and Vanessa Danielle Marrero as the progressive, pro-tenant slate for Rent Board...
Posted: Mon, Jul 18, 2022 8:22pm PDT
imageShe’s a Witch!
by Mike Rhodes
Loralee Bergdall, who identified herself as a community activist, read a statement from the women targeted in a mailer from Madera County Board of Supervisors District 5 candidate Mark Reed at a June 2 press conference. Photo by Mike Rhodes...
Posted: Tue, Jun 28, 2022 9:44pm PDT
videoSan Francisco is a Pro-Choice Town! Sit-In at Market and 8th (video/mp4 87.5MB) by Day of the Dreadful Decision
1 min video by Lis Cox....
Posted: Mon, Jun 27, 2022 7:06pm PDT
textOn People's Park, Democracy, and Politics by Memory
Berkeley city council-member Rigel Robinson released a recent article championing the UC's proposed redevelopment project on People's Park. This article was accompanied with a statement from council-member Lori Droste's legislative assistant. The statement compared People's Park activists to the January 6th insurrectionists....
Posted: Sat, Jun 25, 2022 5:46pm PDT
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