image "Stop the Tears" Rally in Palo Alto 480_hoagnov30timothyanuplus_1.jpg by photos: Deborah Hoag text: R.R.
Photos by Deborah Hoag. Please credit the photographer. A weekly demonstration in Palo Alto took on special significance on Friday November 30th. A few days earlier, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol had inflicted violence upon women and children at the Mexico border. Women and men of the San Francisco Peninsula expressed their outrage at the site of their regular peaceful protest....
Posted: Sun Dec 2, 2018 5:42AM
image San Mateo Peace Action: "Do Not Tear Gas Them" 480_smpanov30donotteargasthem_1.jpg by photos by Wesley Chang text by R.R.
photos by Wesley Chang please credit the photographer...
Posted: Sun Dec 2, 2018 2:49AM
image Protest on the Peninsula: Condemning Violence Against Asylum Seekers 480_nov26bestsignmbwabillie__1__1.jpg by Text: R.R. Photos: Bob Ulius
On November 25 asylum seekers including children and toddlers were attacked with tear gas. In Palo Alto, people responded immediately. Photos by Bob Ulius except where otherwise noted. 17 second video by R.R. Top photo by Karen Damian....
Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:58AM
calendar Stand Against Border Actions! 480_sandiegobrutuspolicescreaterefugees_1.jpg by Together We Will (Palo Alto/Mtn View Branch)
Embarcadero Rd & El Camino Real Palo Alto, California 94305...
Event Date: Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:00AM
image March in Protest of Jeff Sessions' Dismissal Starts at Congresswoman Eshoo's Office 480_paowhitprobegoon_1.jpg by Text: R.R. Photos: Jack Owicki
On November 8, a rally in front of Congresswoman Anna Eshoo's office appeared to be surveilled by a drone in the sky. Demonstrators were protesting Trump's replacement of his attorney general with loyalist Matthew Whitaker. Eshoo issued a statement in support of the protest earlier that day. Photos by Jack Owicki, please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:44AM
image Orange for Gun Safety at Palo Alto Outrage Over Trump's Firing of Sessions 480_patcbandbest_1.jpg by Text: R.R. Photos: Teri Vershel
Near Stanford University on November 8, a teenage rag tag band joined moms with kids pissed off about Trump's latest shenanigans. Photos by Teri Vershel, please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:21PM
image Local Victories Power California Tenant Movement, Despite Prop. 10 Loss 480_please_stop_raising_our_rent_1.jpg by Tenants Together
Proposition 10, the proposed initiative to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, was stymied at the state ballot Tuesday thanks to an unprecedented $74 million in real estate industry opposition money, but there were also victories for rent control at local ballots across California....
Posted: Wed Nov 7, 2018 12:24PM
calendar Peace and Social Justice Harvest Fair 480_harvestfair_1.jpg by Derrick Kikuchi
Fellowship Hall, First Presbyterian Church 1140 Cowper Street, Palo Alto (at Lincoln and Cowper)...
Event Date: Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Mon Nov 5, 2018 6:42AM
calendar A first-hand report - what's wrong with U.S. policy in Iran by Peace Action of San Mateo County
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo 300 E. Santa Inez Avenue San Mateo, CA 94402...
Event Date: Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Nov 1, 2018 7:17AM
calendar What the heck are Heat Pumps ? by Fossil Free Midpeninsula
Redwood City Public Works Building, 1400 Broadway (near Woodside Road), Redwood City...
Event Date: Thu Nov 8, 2018 6:45PM
Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 3:46PM
image Lawsuit Over Whales, Sea Turtles Entangled in California Crab Gear Advances 480_california_whale_entanglements_humpback_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Motion Seeks to Hold State Officials Liable for Deaths of Endangered Marine Animals...
Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2018 4:04PM
image Urban Habitat's Fall 2018 Voter Guide 480_election_2018_1.jpg by Urban Habitat
Urban Habitat has taken positions on the following ballot measures. These measures will have a significant impact on housing and transit justice for low-income communities and communities of color in the Bay Area....
Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:23PM
video No More Senate Enablers! Dance and Scream Therapy Upon Hearing Kavanaugh Confirmed (video/quicktime 2.0mb) by Not Gonna Take It Anymore
Includes photos and two videos, 20 seconds and 11 seconds. San Mateo, California....
Posted: Tue Oct 9, 2018 1:09AM
calendar Barbarians at the Gates: A Picture of World Politics and Attitudes by Peace Action of San Mateo County
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo 300 E. Santa Inez Avenue San Mateo, CA 94402...
Event Date: Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 8, 2018 7:50PM
calendar National Day of Action Against Kavanaugh: San Mateo 480_forcheryl_1.jpg by Raging Grannies/Peace Action
300 S. El Camino Real San Mateo, CA 94402 Corner of 3rd St and El Camino, downtown San Mateo...
Event Date: Sat Oct 6, 2018 3:00PM
Posted: Sat Oct 6, 2018 12:09AM
image Women Against Fascism Block Fascists in Palo Alto 480_oct4blockingbadguys__1__1.jpg by Rally Against Kavanaugh
Across the street from Stanford University's main entrance, the evening of October 4th saw a handful of fascists from Fresno and Piedmont try to disrupt a large rally thanking Christine Ford for testifying against Kavanaugh. Women used their placards including one that read "Women Against Fascism" to block a fascist sporting a sparkly red white and blue hat and Trump sign; others surrounded her chanting "Kava-NO!" Includes 10 sec video....
Posted: Fri Oct 5, 2018 1:35AM
image San Mateo Says: No No No Kavanaugh 480_kavasmcmural_1.jpg by Defeat Trump's Nominee
The beautiful mosaics that cover the face of the building on the corner of El Camino and 3rd Avenue in San Mateo provide backdrop to the photos of Bijan Mottahedeh who contributed the pictures for this article. Shown here is the vigil of October 3, 2018 to protest the nomination of sexual abuser Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and to support survivors of sexual abuse....
Posted: Thu Oct 4, 2018 3:11AM
image Mountain View Residents Protest: "Kavanaugh Lied!" 480_kavamvlies__1__1.jpg by Progressive
Americans protested Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination across the country in over 200 locations on October 3rd. At a busy intersection in Mountain View, California, even a man with a Make America Great Again helmet said, "Kavanaugh probably did it"....
Posted: Thu Oct 4, 2018 1:00AM
calendar Stand with Survivors -Rally to Stop Kavanaugh by friends and neighbors of Christine Ford
corner of El Camino and Embarcadero, Palo Alto 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301...
Event Date: Thu Oct 4, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 3, 2018 8:59PM
image Friends and Neighbors of Christine Blasey Ford Rally in Palo Alto 480_cforddrawing__2__1.jpg by More Protests Planned
The eyes and ears of the country were on Capitol Hill September 27 when Christine Blasey Ford testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh. At the same time as the testimony was being broadcast, on the other side of country many of Dr. Ford's friends and neighbors in Palo Alto, California were demonstrating in front of City Hall....
Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:23AM