Assange Gets Union Backing, ILWU May Day & Gentrification & CA DIR Baker Scandal
KPFA WorkWeek Radio covers union support for Julian Assange in Australia, the threat of the John Fisher's A's Stadium to Maritime Union Jobs and Gentrificaiton in Oakland and the growing corruption scandal at California Department of Industrial Relations DIR where the director Christine Baker was forced to resign after illegally putting her daugther on the payroll and paying her over $100,000 for no work. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is not only refusing to investigate and prose...
Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:35PM
“Smoke & Mirrors: The War on Drugs”
AFRICAN AMERICAN ART & CULTURE COMPLEX 762 Fulton Street San Francisco, CA 94102...
Event Date: Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:24AM
The California Act to Save Lives (AB 392) Passes in Assembly Public Safety Committee
In a huge milestone for limiting the ability of police to kill at will, the California Act to Save Lives (AB 392) passed in the State Assembly Public Safety Committee by a 5-2 vote on April 9. The bill was introduced this year by Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) and will save lives by restricting when police can use deadly force....
Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:12PM
Power and Love Letters teach in Chelsea & Julian
Albany Bulb East Bay Regional Park main entrance at end of Buchanan st by the benches...
Event Date: Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:13PM
Groundbreaking Oakland Policy on Probation/Parole Police Stops
Oakland’s Police Commission unanimously passed a new policy which requires that police officers have an actual reason to search a person on probation or parole for a non-violent offence. OPD statistics show that random searches based solely on the person being on probation or parole do not promote public safety and little evidence of criminal activity is found. The new policy covers Oakland residents and visitors on probation, parole, mandatory supervision, or post-release community supervisi...
Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:29PM
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State
Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland, CA (look for us upstairs, downstairs or in the ballroom)...
Event Date: Wed May 8, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:36AM
Julian Assange of Wikileaks was arrested by cops in London
Double crossed by the Ecuadorian Ambassador and the Ecuadorian government's withdrawal of asylum, in an urgent tweet from WikiLeaks it said, “Ecuador has illegally terminated Julian Assange's political asylum in violation of international law. He was arrested by the British police inside the Ecuadorian embassy on April 11, 2019!...
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:43AM
Chief Mills to 'Present' BearCat to Public
In an email to the Santa Cruz Police Chief’s Advisory Committee, it was announced that Police Chief Andrew Mills is planning to host a community presentation of the Santa Cruz Police Department's BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) on May 4. The vehicle was purchased by SCPD with the approval of the Santa Cruz City Council in 2015, despite large protests from the community over the militarization of police....
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:59PM
Grand Lake Theatre 3200 Grand Avenue Oakland, CA 94610...
Event Date: Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:34AM
Other Cinema/Artists Television Access, 992 Valencia Street, SF CA 94110...
Event Date: Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:30PM
Posted: Sat Apr 6, 2019 3:01PM
Nobody is Above the Law Rally Release Mueller Report
at the Powell & Market cable car turnaround...
Event Date: Thu Apr 4, 2019 5:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 4, 2019 3:43PM
The Coalition for Police Accountability Files Motion to Intervene in OPD Federal Oversight
Nine members of the Coalition for Police Accountability have joined in a Motion to Intervene in federal oversight of the Oakland police department. A NSA status conference is scheduled with Judge Orrick for April 3 at 3:30pm at the United States District Court in San Francisco....
Posted: Wed Apr 3, 2019 1:56PM
The Struggle against Authoritarian Populism
The US finds itself in the worst crisis of its democracy in decades, perhaps even since the Civil War. The political system has failed. Trump constantly mocks the constitutional state and democracy. The Democrats are absolutely obliged to protect the country from an authoritarian coup from above. Voting Trump out of office is the only realistic way out....
Posted: Mon Apr 1, 2019 8:11AM
City of Vallejo Releases Video of Police Murder of Willie McCoy (video/mp4 243.1MB)
Responding to pressure from community groups and news outlets to release the tapes, the City of Vallejo today posted a compilation video which includes police body camera footage and other media related to the police killing of Willie McCoy on February 9. While it's obviously packaged as a pro-police propaganda piece, lying about what's in the video, the footage is nonetheless disturbing and view discretion is advised....
Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:37PM
District Attorney of Sacramento's Horrendous Recent Record
The horrible record of accountability the the California State Capitol District Attorney Schubert....
Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:49AM
People's Park Defense Hold The Land
2556 Haste St, Berkeley, CA 94704 This event will continue at least until May 15th; Hold the land....
Event Date: Wed May 1, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:04AM
Use of the Word "Dindunuffin" by Police Officer Triggers Internal Affairs Investigation
The Santa Cruz Police Department has opened an internal affairs investigation into the conduct of Officer Chris Galli, who in January referred to a man who he had previously arrested as a dindunuffin on social media. Galli, posting as "Chris Meriekuh", made the comment about the individual, who is African American and homeless, on Joe Netro's Santa Cruz, CA: Keepin' It Real hate blog. A screen capture of the comment was posted in an Indybay article, helping to raise awareness concerning the r...
Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:55PM
Ask Mission Station Police about why using force much more than any other station.
630 Valencia Street. At 17th Police Station...
Event Date: Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:11PM
Support for the Family of Agustin Gonsalez asking for support tonight at the Hayward City
777 B Street HAYWARD, Calif...
Event Date: Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:52AM
Panel: Free Press Under Attack - The Fight Over California’s Secret Criminal Cop Records
Charney Hall Room 101, Santa Clara University campus, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, Calif. 95053....
Event Date: Mon Apr 1, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:42PM