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text Against the Rent Madness and For a Nonprofit Orientation! by A Helm, T Krebs and L Mayer
The Alternative Housing Summit on Sept 21 inBerlin discussed alternatives to the market-based housing policy. Exploding rents and lack of affordable housing are the most burning social questions and drive people to the streets. More market is not the solution! Housing for People, not for Profits!...
Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 4:53AM
image Jerry Brown announces satellite launch as frontline communities protest oil drilling expansion 480_carbon_pricing_1_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Regarding Brown’s call for launching a climate satellite, Zizi stated, “I felt it’s a joke to have this satellite to find out more statistics on climate change when during the Global Climate Action Summit, there were hundreds of people on the street who are on the front lines dealing with climate change on a daily basis. We have the truth. We have the statistics....
Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:04PM
image ¡Boicot Driscoll’s! Día de Acción Global el 29 de septiembre, 2018 480_boycott-driscolls-global-action-sep-29-2018_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
El Sindicato Independiente Nacional Democrático de Jornaleros Agrícolas, convoca a todas las organizaciones hermanas a sumarse a la Acción Global Internacional en contra de Driscoll's....
Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:45PM
image Boycott Driscoll’s! Global Action on September 29, 2018 480_boycott-driscolls-global-action-sep-29-2018_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
The National Democratic Independent Farm Workers Union (SINDJA) is calling upon all sister organizations to participate in the Global Day of Action against Driscoll's....
Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:42PM
text Governor Brown Signs AB-2178 Into Law by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
On September 18, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB-2178, making it the law in California, adding new restrictions on the ability of volunteer and non-profit community groups to share free food....
Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:17PM
text Puerto Rico Struggles to Rebuild from Hurricanes Say Religious Leaders by Kate Zeller
Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico last September 20th. According to the Associated Press, 60,000 thousand homes still have temporary or blue-tarp-covered roofs that would not survive a Category 1 hurricane. Tens of thousands of people across the island still lack access to housing or reliable electricity. After the hurricanes more than 130,000 people migrated to US States away from the island....
Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:56PM
calendar YTH Live 2019 by Erin Mckelle
Bespoke Coworking Level 4, #450A,, 845 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Sun May 5, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:45PM
calendar Oakland DOT seeking participants from disability and senior community to test safety infrastructure projects buffer_island_revision_exhibit.pdf_140_.jpg by Helen Walsh
Lakeside Drive / Madison Street / 19th Street Oakland...
Event Date: Mon Oct 1, 2018 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:38PM
text Cat Brooks’ Campaign for Mayor Raises Over $100,000 in Grassroots Donations by Oakland Post
Oakland mayoral candidate Cat Brooks announced that her campaign contributions have surpassed $100,000 in grassroots donations....
Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:04PM
text Proposal to List Chlorpyrifos as a Toxic Air Contaminant Opens for Public Comment by Charlotte Fadipe
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) today announced a proposed regulation that would pave the way for increased restrictions on the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos in California.It would designate chlorpyrifos as a “toxic air contaminant,” which California law defines as an air pollutant that may cause or contribute to increases in serious illness or death, or that may pose a present or potential hazard to human health. The move comes after an extensive period of scienti...
Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:09AM
calendar Bathrooms, Winter Survival, and Community Caring — A Rally — Join Us! by Conscience and Action
Santa Cruz City Hall Courtyard 809 Center St. Santa Cruz, CA...
Event Date: Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:04AM
calendar Around the Block: A Day of Neighborhood Stories by Oakland Museum of California
Oakland Museum of California 1000 Oak Street Oakland, CA 94607...
Event Date: Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:40AM
calendar Rally To Legalize Psychedelic Medicine & Nude Love Parade by Body freedom lovers
San Francisco City Hall 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA 94102...
Event Date: Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:40AM
audio Keith McHenry & Barbara Brust on AB2178's Restrictions on Sharing Free Meals with the Poor (audio/mpeg 20.6mb) by A Rude Awakening
Keith McHenry of Food Not Bombs and Barbara Brust of Consider the Homeless speak on California AB-2178, which would impose new restrictions on individuals and community groups that share free meals....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:28PM
document Police Chief Mills Ducks Issue In the Wake of the Boise "No Jail for Sleep" Decision abbi_s_correspondence_with_mills_final.pdf_140_.jpg by Abbi Samuels and Robert Norse
City Council Ringleader David Terrazas cut off Freedom Sleeper activist Abbi Samuels at the City Council mike on September 4th as she denounced unlawful police action attacking sleeping homeless folks. This on the same day the 9th Circuit Court ruled supporting the homeless right to sue Boise for "cruel and unusual punishment" because ticketing and arresting homeless folks there when there is no real shelter alternative....
Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:13PM
text Call Governor Jerry Brown To Veto AB-2178, Which Restricts Our Right To Share Free Food by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
The California Assembly and Senate have nearly unanimously passed AB-2178, which would impose new restrictions on individuals and community groups, like San Francisco Food Not Bombs, that share free meals. Please call the Governor’s office at 916 445 2841 and ask that AB 2178 be vetoed....
Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:44AM
image Interview with Analicia and Dexter Cube of Take Back Santa Cruz 480_dexter-emannuel-p-and-analicia-cube-of-take-back-santa-cruz_1.jpg by Peter Green
On September 12 (on the Santa Cruz Police Department Facebook page) the co-founders of Take Back Santa Cruz (TBSC) Analicia and Dexter Cube opened up with me for a candid, "on the fly" interview. Dexter answered questions about his past and his multiple brushes with the law, including being fined tens of thousands of dollars by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and losing his licence for defrauding his financial clients. He also discussed more minor brushes with the law, including ...
Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:44PM
calendar Legacy Film Festival on Aging by Sheila Malkind, MPH
New People Cinema, 1746 Post St., Japantown, San Francisco...
Event Date: Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:13PM
calendar Race Against Stigma 5K 480_race_against_stigma_5k_flyer_1.jpg by Subconscious
Inside Sports Basement (610 Old Mason Street)...
Event Date: Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:42PM
image No Rezoning for Condos on Ocean St. Extension: No Public Pain for Private Gain 480_ocean_street_extension_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Ocean Street Extension Neighborhood Assoc.
We do not support amending the Santa Cruz General Plan to rezone 1930 Ocean Street Extension. A 40-unit condo project by the cemetery on a rural, dead-end street, far from bus lines and city center goes against the city General Plan to concentrate housing near essential services & transportation for walking/biking & reducing car trips. The problem is at crisis point. Especially dangerous is the Ocean St./Graham Hill Rd/Hwy 1&17 bottleneck. Please sign and share the petition: https://www.chang...
Posted: Sun Sep 9, 2018 3:14PM