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videoRaging Grannies Remember Kent State at J25 No War With Iran Rally (video/quicktime 108.8MB) by San Mateo Protests
Old enough to remember, members of the Raging Grannies tuned up their voices to sing a classic anti-war song from the Vietnam war era....
Posted: Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:03AM
calendarGlobal Day of Protest: No War on Iran! (San Mateo)
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by CODEPINK, ANSWER
Intersection of 3rd Avenue and El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94401...
Event Date: Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:52AM
imageSan Mateo Peace Action — Rally for Women on the SF Peninsula
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by R. Robertson
Every Saturday, San Mateo Peace Action sponsors a protest at 3rd Ave and El Camino Real from 3pm... but one Saturday out of the year is extraordinary....
Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:49PM
imageDemonstrators Form Giant Human Sign "Truth Matters" in Front of Facebook HQ
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by R. Robertson
Facebook continues to refuse to check for accuracy in their political ads. Many bodies made for a huge display of protest....
Posted: Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:39AM
calendarDr. Stephen Zunes speaks on Trump's Mideast Policy by Peace Action of San Mateo County
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo 300 E. Santa Inez Avenue San Mateo, CA 94401...
Event Date: Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:00PM
imageCulture Jam at Facebook HQ: Protesters Hijack Giant "Like" Billboard Pt. II
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by RR Photos Chris Cassell, Pro Bono Photo
Not the first, but one of the earliest and best examples of Silicon Valley culture jamming....
Posted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:25PM
imageCulture Jam at Facebook HQ: Protesters Hijack Giant "Like" Billboard Pt. I
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by Text RR Photos Chris Cassell, Pro Bono Photo
In the tradition of billboard liberators everywhere, activists projected slogans on to the giant thumbs up sign, also known as the "like" sign, outside Facebook Headquarters on January 9....
Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:38PM
calendarSunset Peace Vigil in Foster City
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by Jim Mitulski
In front of Foster City City Hall (610 Foster City Blvd)...
Event Date: Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:00PM
Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:09AM
calendarNo War With Iran! Redwood City Protest
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by MoveOn, Indivisible, Others
Intersection of Jefferson Avenue and El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063...
Event Date: Thu Jan 9, 2020 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Jan 8, 2020 9:51PM
calendarNo War With Iran! Protest in Pacifica
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by MoveOn, Indivisible, Others
Intersection of Hwy 1 & Reina Del Mar, Pacifica, CA 94044...
Event Date: Thu Jan 9, 2020 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 7, 2020 7:01PM
imageResounding Chants at San Mateo "No War with Iran" Rally after Drone Strikes
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by On the Streets
Five thousand marched in San Francisco at noon on January 4; for people who felt they wanted something a little smaller, nearby San Mateo was a good option....
Posted: Sat Jan 4, 2020 10:46PM
calendarCA District 13 Senate Race: Candidates Forum on Climate & Environment
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by Citizens Climate Lobby and others
Menlo-Atherton High School Theatre, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton, CA 94027...
Event Date: Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Jan 4, 2020 9:57AM
calendarNo War with Iran! (San Mateo) by San Mateo Peace Action
corner 3rd Ave and El Camino 300 So El Camino Real San Mateo, CA 94402...
Event Date: Sat Jan 4, 2020 3:00PM
Posted: Sat Jan 4, 2020 3:40AM
calendarProtest at Facebook Headquarters by Multiple Organizers
Facebook HQ 1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, California 94025...
Event Date: Thu Jan 9, 2020 4:00PM
Posted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:23AM
calendarRally with Tribute to RBG in Solidarity with Women's March by Raging Grannies and others
300 So. El Camino Real (corner of 3rd ave and El Camino) San Mateo, CA 94402...
Event Date: Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:00PM
Posted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:08AM
imageJust Before Christmas, Glimmer of Hope for RV Dwellers in Mountain View
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by Watching City Council
The Mountain View City Council’s ban on RV’s has been overturned by a referendum petition. If the council wishes to try again to enact a ban they must go to the voters. The earliest election for this would be November 2020. Meanwhile the default is NO BAN....
Posted: Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:23AM
imageIranian Americans in Palo Alto Join Day Honoring Iran's Deceased Demonstrators
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by R. Robertson
On December 26, Iranian government security forces deployed en masse to keep people off the streets across Iran. Despite this, protesters gathered in small groups, at cemeteries but also on the streets in many cities in the Islamic Republic. In Palo Alto, California, protesters in solidarity with Iranian demonstrators gathered in a downtown plaza....
Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:57PM
imageIn Mountain View, Seasonal and Humorous Signs at Eve of Impeachment Demo on Four Corners
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by Text: RR Photos: Jack Owicki, Pro Bono Photo
Demonstrators leaned in toward passing traffic to show off their creative signs on Impeachment Eve at a major intersection in the heart of Silicon Valley....
Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 3:41AM
documentCourt: Trump Administration Unlawfully OK’d Longline Fishing Off California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif., December 21, 2019 — A federal district court has ruled that the National Marine Fisheries Service failed to adequately analyze threats to critically endangered leatherback sea turtles when it allowed longline fishing off California. The Trump administration violated the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Policy Act in failing to consider the best available science on impacts to leatherbacks....
Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2019 6:37PM
calendarEverything You Wanted to Know about Climate Change, but Were Afraid to Ask
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by Citizens’ Climate Lobby San Mateo
Half Moon Bay Library, 620 Correas Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019...
Event Date: Tue Feb 4, 2020 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Dec 20, 2019 11:32AM