Rally for Immigrant Rights at Stanford University Entrance
On June 30th, as part of a national day of action to protest Trump's family separations at the US/Mexico border, the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center held a rally near the entrance to Stanford University. Photos by Jack Owicki, please credit the author if you repost them....
Posted: Wed Jul 4, 2018 5:32AM
As Night Falls, Candlelight Rally Calls for Immigration Reform
By 8:30pm on the night of June 30th, a national day of action to protest the separation of children and parents at the US southern border, it was time to bring out the candles in Mountain View, California. Top photo: Sameena Usman of CAIR at left in the waning light. Top photo courtesy Raging Grannies....
Posted: Mon Jul 2, 2018 4:34AM
Mountain View Says "Reunite Separated Families, Stop ICE!"
In Mountain View, California the action began at 7 p.m. with a protest at the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street. Participants then marched to Civic Center Plaza for a rally with chants, songs, and a candlelight vigil. Photos by Chris Cassell, please credit the photographer if you use them....
Posted: Sun Jul 1, 2018 7:28PM
E. Palo Alto Mayor Ruben Abrica/Rep. Anna Eshoo Plus Hundreds at RWC Rally for Immigrants
East Palo Alto Mayor Ruben Abrica was at the Redwood City Rally at the Old Courthouse Plaza on June 30th. He shared a letter that is going to Trump on behalf of himself and the City Council of East Palo Alto. U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo met with immigrant mothers in a Texas detention facility recently. She said they were "filled with grief and worry" for their separated children, with whom they had had no contact. Top photo of Ruben Abrica by Jack Owicki, please credit the photographer...
Posted: Sun Jul 1, 2018 5:46AM
Afternoon Vigil/Demo in San Mateo: Families Belong Together
Intersection of Third Ave and El Camino Real San Mateo In front of the Bank of America Bldg....
Event Date: Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:00PM
Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:12PM
Laborfest: San Bruno Mountain Walk
Meet at 10:00 AM at the San Bruno Mountain Watch office (44 Visitacion Avenue, Suite 206, in Brisbane) To get there by car, follow Bayshore Boulevard to Brisbane; or take the #292 SamTrans bus....
Event Date: Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:00AM
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:45AM
Free the Children--Jail Trump! Demo in San Mateo
Free the Children--Jail Trump! Demo in San Mateo, California with Peninsula Progressive Action Group joining organizers San Mateo Peace Action and the Raging Grannies Action League. The Grannies told news reporter David Rosenberg of KPFA 94.1FM, "history is watching"....
Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:20PM
Spotlight on the “sneaky” attempt to repeal rent control in Mountain View
It is an initiative sponsored by the California Apartment Association (CAA) that is reportedly designed to repeal rent control in Mountain View, and is known as the “sneaky” repeal of rent control, by many renters in Mountain View!...
Posted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:05PM
Free the Children--Jail Trump! Demo in San Mateo
At the corner of Third Ave and So. El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94402. In front of the Bank of America....
Event Date: Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:00PM
Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:12AM
Father's Day Protest Against Trump Administration’s Policy Separating Families
On Father's Day, protesters rallied in San Carlos to demonstrate against the Trump administration’s new policy that separates immigrant parents from their children....
Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:53AM
Swift Reaction in Silicon Valley as More Facebook Fouls Exposed
On June 4th, digital privacy rights activists demonstrated at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Facebook is under renewed scrutiny this week after it was revealed that smartphone manufacturers had been given access to the private information of Facebook users and their friends....
Posted: Tue Jun 5, 2018 11:57PM
Menlo Park National Gun Violence Prevention Day Gathering
1929 Menalto Ave Menlo Park, CA 94025 corner of Menalto and Gilbert...
Event Date: Sat Jun 2, 2018 5:00PM
Posted: Fri Jun 1, 2018 8:17AM
National Gun Violence Prevention Day: #WearOrange Rally & CalTrain to SF from Redwood City
Arguello Plaza, 2500 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063; then Caltrain to San Francisco for Golden Gate Bridge Walk...
Event Date: Sat Jun 2, 2018 9:00AM
Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 9:47AM
CodePink and Raging Grannies Put the Heat on BlackRock Inc. in Palo Alto
Holding the world's largest investment company accountable for investing in weapons manufacture, demonstrators made a lot of noise in Palo Alto on May 23....
Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 12:02AM
Trump Nukes the Iran Accord: What Happens Next?
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo 300 E. Santa Inez Avenue San Mateo, CA 94402...
Event Date: Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 10:09AM
Big money in opposition to efforts to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act
Wealthy landlords, realtors, and developers have teamed up together against renters campaigning against the Costa-Hawkins Act, and the competing campaigns are gearing up for a huge battle to come!...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 6:14PM
How Much Do Bay Area Companies Make From Pentagon Contracts?
How Much Do Bay Area Companies Make From Pentagon Contracts? #FortressBayArea Counties, Ranked....
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 6:22PM
Remembering Joel Kubby ~ Celebration of Life
Mitchell Park Playground Water Fountains Redwood Group Area 600 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94306...
Event Date: Sun May 6, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:59PM
John Lindsay-Poland speaks on Demilitarizing Policing
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo 300 E. Santa Inez San Mateo, CA 94401...
Event Date: Sun May 6, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:55PM
Facebook Should Apologize to Black America with $100 Million
Mark Zuckerberg’s misuse of the data personal information of his faithful Black Facebook users requires that he establish a small $100 million-dollar fund to repair the damages he has done to Black people....
Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:59PM