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calendar Nationwide Protests: Rise-up Against Fake Trump Emergency on Presidents' Day 480_no_trump_wall2_1.jpg by Moveon.org
Protest locations around whole San Francisco Bay Area, throughout CA, & across USA...
Event Date: Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:23AM
image Presidential Candidates and Both California Senators Vote No on "Combating BDS Act of 2019" 480_us-israel-whitehouse.jpg by Dave Id
United States Senate Bill 1, which included the "Combating BDS Act of 2019," passed with 77 votes on February 5, 2019. Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and Congressional Republicans are looking for bills they think can split democrats. S1 is the first volley in that campaign, attempting to use Israel as the wedge....
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:28PM
image Should Black History be erased from the California Gold Rush? 480_1944_-_nigger_bar_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Over $4,000,000.00 US dollars of gold was estimated as placer mined at Negro Bar in the early years, 1848-1854 by Theodore Judah, Surveyor and Civil Engineer, for the first passenger Railroad west of the Mississippi River....
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:36PM
image Former Westlands lawyer David Bernhardt working to strip Delta Smelt protections 480_delta_smelt_1_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The exposure of David Bernhardt’s enormous conflict of interest takes place at a critical time for Delta smelt, salmon and other San Francisco Bay Delta fish populations. For the first time ever, a fish survey that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) conducts every autumn turned up zero Delta smelt throughout the monitoring sites in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta in September, October, November and December 2018....
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:03PM
calendar SPAGHETTI DINNER FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE
by Dolores Heilbron
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco 1187 Franklin Street (corner Geary Blvd) San Francisco, CA 94109...
Event Date: Sat Mar 2, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:31PM
calendar Funding Public Education : the walking tour by David Giesen
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason St. San Francisco (meet in the lobby)...
Event Date: Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:41PM
image Salmon fishermen urge Newsom to say NO to Trump administration water grab 480_800_american_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“The Trump administration won’t be able to get away with killing off our salmon runs if the state refuses to cooperate,” said GGSA director Noah Oppenheim, who is also executive director of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations (GGSA), a group representing commercial fishermen on the West Coast. “We call on the Newsom administration to just say no to this attack on California’s salmon fishing families.”...
Posted: Thu Feb 7, 2019 2:46PM
calendar Free Film Screening: H.O.P.E: What You Eat Matters, documentary 480_6a01157163c51e970c0224df3661f5200b_1.jpg by Van Luong
San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street, Koret Auditorium, Lower Level...
Event Date: Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Feb 6, 2019 7:39PM
calendar Oscar Brown vindicated this Black History Month: the walking tour by David Giesen
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason Street San Francisco (meet in the lobby)...
Event Date: Sat Feb 9, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Sun Feb 3, 2019 8:11PM
image WorkWeek On Charters, Privatization, Labor & Education With Education Lawyer Kathy Carrol 480_broad_protest_profit_1.jpg by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio interviews education lawyer and public education advocate Kathleen Carroll about the recent UTLA strike, the growth of charters and privatization of public education. Carroll talks about the funders of charters and privatization and the role of their foundations who are also funding non-profits run by the AFT and NEA that support "common core" and TURN which supports labor management collaboration....
Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:58PM
text Big Wins Confirm Mandate for Progressives in California by Leon Kunstenaar
Progressives Sweep California Democratic Party Delegate Elections...
Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:15PM
image Oil industry, environmental leaders mark 50th anniversary of Santa Barbara Oil Spill 480_50763273_1892992580828907_7448169191930068992_n_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“The 50th anniversary of the Santa Barbara oil spill is a grim reminder of how far we have to go in stopping not only offshore drilling, but onshore oil and gas expansion as well,” said Tomás Morales Rebecchi, senior Central Coast organizer with Food & Water Watch. “If Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to lead opposition to the Trump administration’s plans to expand dangerous offshore drilling, he should start by ending drilling in California state waters and onshore throughout the state."...
Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:04PM
image PG&E withdraws application to relicense Potter Valley Project, Eel River dams 480_scott-dam-pge-scoping-document-500x333_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
"Salmon fishermen have been fighting to free the Eel River from the Potter Valley Project for decades,” said Noah Oppenheim, Executive Director of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations (PCFFA). “With new certainty that the project's license will be orphaned by PG&E, we're closer to that goal than ever.”...
Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:26AM
text Democratic Party Delegate Elections by al
Come out and vote for democratic party delegates Saturday the 26 and Sunday the 27th. Many leftists and progressives are running. Same day registration is available. Find when your district is voting at www.adems.vote...
Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:21PM
image Environmentalists, LA City Councilman demand answers on gas blowout in Marina Del Rey 480_playa_del_rey_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“When the gas blowout occurred at Aliso Canyon, the health risks and seriousness of the event were downplayed by public officials and SoCalGas, the company responsible for the disaster there," said Alexandra Nagy, Senior Organizer with Food & Water Watch. "Families were not able to make urgent decisions about their health and safety. Once again, residents have not been notified of health risks associated with this week-long emergency in Marina del Rey. Just like the Aliso blowout three years ...
Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:04PM
text Jerry Brown's Cowardly Exit by ntuit
Brown took the cowards approach in his final acts which could have emptied California's death row - the largest in the nation....
Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:46PM
image “Public Education Is Not Your Plaything”: L.A. Teachers Strike Against Privatization & Underfunding 480_la-techers-strike_democracynow.jpg by Democracy Now
Los Angeles public school teachers are on strike for the first time in three decades. On Monday morning, tens of thousands of teachers braved pouring rain on the picket line for the strike’s first day. Some 20,000 people marched through downtown Los Angeles, demanding smaller class sizes, higher pay, the regulation of charter schools and more nurses, counselors and librarians. Over 31,000 members of United Teachers Los Angeles are striking....
Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:46PM
calendar Pack to Court to Support Anti-Racist and Anti-Fascist Protesters in Sacramento by BAMN and Brown Berets de SacrAztlan
Sacramento Superior Court Dept. 18 720-9th St. Sacramento, CA...
Event Date: Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:31PM
calendar MLK Day of Service: Join a Volunteer Service Event Near You by AmeriCorps, SeniorCorps, All for Good
Volunteer sites throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, State of California, and beyond...
Event Date: Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:00AM
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:55PM
calendar Women's March: Come March with a Planned Parenthood Contingent! 480_planned_parenthood_1.jpg by Planned Parenthood
Various Women's March locations around the SF Bay Area, Sacramento, and beyond...
Event Date: Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:00AM
Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:07PM