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calendar Other Voices: Paris Plus One by ppjc
Midpen Media Center, 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303...
Event Date: Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Dec 6, 2016 4:23PM
text Important Martin's Beach meeting re: public access by Repost
I'm writing to let you know of an important opportunity to speak out on behalf of public access to Martins Beach, south of Half Moon Bay....
Posted: Fri Dec 2, 2016 12:31PM
calendar “Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet’s Future” with Dr. David Grinspoon 480_grinspoon_david-crop_1.jpg by Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley
Lucie Stern Theatre 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto...
Event Date: Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 4:13PM
image Tell CAL FIRE to Protect Old-Growth Redwoods 480_redwood-forest_1.jpg by Committee for Green Foothills
A Timber Harvest Plan that proposes logging of up to 64 old-growth coast redwoods and valuable wildlife trees off Highway 9 in San Mateo County is under review by CAL FIRE....
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:44AM
image Mountain View: No Dakota Pipeline & Trump Protest 480_wfargowfsign_1.jpg by R. Robertson
A protest in front of a Wells Fargo bank in Mountain View, California to carry the message "No Dakota Access Pipeline" was already planned. Then the presidential election results were announced. The Alliance in Solidarity of Standing Rock on the San Francisco peninsula thusly added to their flier: We will also join our voices to the growing chorus of anti-Trump protests. Protest was held November 15th....
Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 10:45PM
calendar NoDAPL Day of Action in San Mateo 480_citibank-nodapl_1.jpg by #NoDAPL
Citibank 11 E. 3rd Ave San Mateo, CA 94401...
Event Date: Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 9:49PM
image Mountain View High School: Reverse Frank Navarro's Administrative Leave Now 480_support-frank-navarro_1.jpg by Change
Mountain View High School history teacher Frank Navarro suspended for lesson showing ‘remarkable parallels’ between rise of Trump and Hitler....
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 11:08AM
image Palo Alto: No to Grabbing/You are Not My President 480_pantsnotograbbing_1.jpg by R. Robertson
Kids' messages to Trump at a rally in Palo Alto on Saturday included "No to any grabbing", "Love and kindness" and "You are not my president". Top photo: the girl at left made the sign that includes the words, "No to any grabbing"....
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 12:39AM
text Renter control ballot measures pass in Oakland, Richmond and Mountain View by Lynda Carson
There are rent control victories in the Cities of Oakland, Richmond and Mountain View, in the effort to save tens of thousands of renters from being displaced from their housing by heartless greedy landlords, realtors and speculators in the Bay Area!...
Posted: Wed Nov 9, 2016 3:10PM
text Renter protection activists counter the lies of the California Apartment Association by Lynda Carson
According to Cindy Cornell, Founder of the Yes on Measure R campaign in Burlingame,”In our campaign for rent stabilization in Burlingame (Measure R), we have consistently seen lies and distortions of the truth in mailers, tv and radio commercials, letters to the editor, and directly out of the mouth of Josh Howard, Executive Director of CAA's Tri-County Division!...
Posted: Fri Nov 4, 2016 4:49PM
image Peninsula: Activists Protest at Banks in Solidarity with Standing Rock 480_cititop_1.jpg by R. Robertson
To show support for Native American activists at Standing Rock opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline, an alliance of South Bay and SF Peninsula activists, including students, teachers, and concerned community members, held a protest in front of two of the banks providing major funding for the pipeline: Citibank and Wells Fargo. The protest started at a Citibank location in Mountain View, then demonstrators marched to the Wells Fargo branch on San Antonio and El Camino. The marchers called on bo...
Posted: Thu Nov 3, 2016 9:19PM
text Corrupting influence of big money against rent control by Lynda Carson
In opposition to the renters in the “David vs. Goliath” renter protection campaigns taking place in the Bay Area, are the greedy landlords, speculators, realtors & realtor associations, and apartment associations that are spending a ton of money to have the notorious California Apartment Association (CAA) run some massive campaigns against Bay Area renters seeking renter protections. The massive campaigns and big money being spent by the CAA are corrupting the political process in the Bay Are...
Posted: Sat Oct 29, 2016 2:25PM
calendar Urgent SeaWorld Protest at Coastal Commission Hearing 480_seaworld_protest_orca_1.jpg by SeaWorld of Hurt
Oceano Hotel and Spa, 280 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 (see this map: https://goo.gl/maps/FDzvfTCknN82)...
Event Date: Fri Nov 4, 2016 11:45AM
Posted: Sat Oct 29, 2016 2:58AM
image Facebook, Israel & Suspension Of Lethbridge Professor Hall & BFT Teacher Yvette Felarca facebook_redirected.jpeg by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio looks at the firing of Canadian professor Anthony Hall and the role of Facebook, the Israeli government and Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook. Next WorkWeek looks at the suspension of Berkeley Federation of Teacher executive board member Yvette Felarca who was suspended from her teaching position after attending a rally against the nazis in Sacramento....
Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 1:32PM
text Skyrocketing rents reveal need for strong rent control protections by Lynda Carson
As recent as Monday October 24, 2016, it was reported by the Palo Alto Weekly that the owner of the Stanford Garden Apartments and his son were arrested for harassing the tenants at the rent controlled building at 1735 Woodland Avenue, in East Palo Alto, in an effort to frighten them out of their housing so they could raise the rents!...
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 9:44PM
calendar Other Voices: Military Dominance and Popular Resistance by ppjc
Midpen Media Center 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303...
Event Date: Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 4:34PM
text Renter protections on the ballot in November to look for by Lynda Carson
As recent as Thursday October 13, tenant activists around the Bay Area joined together outside the Hayward regional office of the California Apartment Association (CAA) to protest against the lies and deceit of the CAA being used to fight against renter protection ballot measures in the cities of Richmond, Alameda, San Mateo, Burlingame, and Mountain View. The activists also filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission against the CAA!...
Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:01PM
calendar Peace and Social Justice Harvest Fair by Reach & Teach and PPJC
Fellowship Hall, First Presbyterian Church 1140 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301...
Event Date: Sun Nov 13, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2016 5:45PM
calendar Other Voices: Code Red - I Think I Voted by ppjc
Midpen Media Center 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303...
Event Date: Tue Nov 1, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2016 3:56PM
image Bay Area Rallies Held on International Day in Solidarity with People of Haiti 480_haitiindytop_1.jpg by R. Robertson
Today marked the 25th anniversary of the coup that overthrew Haiti’s first democratically-elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Aristide was the candidate of Haiti’s popular movement Lavalas in the 1990 presidential election; he won with 67% of the vote. In 1991 a military coup d'état deposed President Aristide. U.S. Central Intelligence Agency agents were present with the the Haitian military at army headquarters during the coup. Protesters marked the events of 25 years ago with rallies...
Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:52PM