image Santa Cruz SEIU Candidate Forum Aug. 24,2016 480_047_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Candidates for Santa Cruz City Council gathered for the third forum at the SEIU Hall in Santa Cruz on Wednesday evening the 24th of August....
Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:01PM
image Mayor Schaaf Accused of Promoting Acting Police Chief Without Notifying Public 480_oakland_assistant_chief_david_downing_1.jpg by Ken Epstein, Oakland Post
Sources say Assistant Chief Downing is promoting white officers at expense of Black officers...
Posted: Wed Aug 24, 2016 7:52PM
calendar Freedom SleepOut #59 as RV Rights Struggle Continues by Keith McHenry (story by Norse)
City Hall sidewalk across from the Main Library as well as in the City Hall Courtyard. Food Not Bombs will serve vegan food along with literature and good cheer throughout the afternoon until early evening. The protest disperses on Wednesday morning around 8 or 9 after coffee....
Event Date: Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 10:10AM
calendar Greg Palast film: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy by KPFA
Grand Lake Theater 3200 Grand Avenue Oakland, CA 94610...
Event Date: Wed Sep 7, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:21PM
image Drew Glover for Santa Cruz City Council 8-21-2016 Event #2 480_137_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Branciforte Neighborhood Meeting People of Santa Cruz are concerned regarding the city's plan for parking, high density buildings, and 7 story building on the river banks among other things!!...
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:32PM
image Drew Glover for Santa Cruz City Council 8-21-2016 Event #1 480_108_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Drew attends Steve Schnaar's campaign launch party in Santa Cruz Ca....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:28PM
image Yurok Tribe finds deadly disease in Klamath River salmon 480_klamath_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“We take this threat to our fish very seriously, and we’re looking at every option to protect our fish. We don’t want to go through another catastrophe like the fish kill in 2002, and we will do anything we can to avoid that outcome this year,” said Thomas P. O’Rourke, Chairman of the Yurok Tribe....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:19PM
image Drew Glover for Santa Cruz City Council 8-18-2016 480_005_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Local 521 hosted an endorsement forum of all the Santa Cruz City Council candidates!...
Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2016 10:18PM
calendar OUR REVOLUTION Organizing Kickoff our_revolution_organizing_kickoff.pdf_140_.jpg by Tom Gallagher
St. Mark's Urban Life Center, 1111 O’Farrell St., San Francisco...
Event Date: Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:30PM
Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2016 1:35PM
calendar Lesser of Two Evils: Do We Have To Live With That? 480_vote4socialism-org-meme-demonstration_1.jpg by Workers World Party
Workers World Party 1305 Franklin St #411 - use intercom to get buzzed in Oakland, CA 94607...
Event Date: Sun Aug 28, 2016 4:00PM
Posted: Fri Aug 19, 2016 2:05PM
image PHILIPPINES: Don’t make the war on drugs a war on human rights 480_2016-idefend-karapatan-para-sa-lahat_1.jpg by iDefend
Newly formed human rights coalition, In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDefend|) calls on President Rodrigo Roa Duterte not to make his government’s war on drugs a war on human rights....
Posted: Fri Aug 19, 2016 4:17AM
calendar Keep The Political Revolution Going! by
Berkeley Arts Festival, 2133 University Ave., Berkeley (One Block from Berkeley BART)...
Event Date: Sun Aug 21, 2016 1:30PM
Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 5:41PM
text Do NOT Vote for David Canepa for San Mateo County Supervisor! by Peace Witch
Do NOT vote for David Canepa for San Mateo County supervisor!...
Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:46AM
calendar Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting by Oakland Justice Coalition
Siegel & Yee, 3rd floor (between City Hall and the 12th St. mini-mall) 499 14th St Oakland, CA 94612...
Event Date: Sat Aug 20, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:06AM
calendar Jill Stein for President: CNN Town Hall by Jill Stein for President
Redwood Gardens Community Room at 2951 Derby Street in Berkeley, a few blocks east of College Ave....
Event Date: Wed Aug 17, 2016 5:30PM
Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:43PM
image Big Oil Money Gushes Over Sacramento, LA Times & Brown's Dirty Hands 480_02c97ff5-a357-41d4-9968-acd2b62c2233_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
"If you can count on anything, it’s WSPA (Western States Petroleum Association) throwing down some serious cash on lobbying," said Stop Fooling California in their latest newsletter, the Crude Truth. " And this quarter was no exception." Graphic courtesy of
Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2016 5:53PM
calendar Freedom Sleep #58 In the Midst of Struggle Over RV Rights by Keith McHenry (article written by Norse)
Bring bags, blankets, and bellies to the sidewalk and brick area in front of City Hall. Actual duration of the protest: until mid-morning actually around 16 hours....
Event Date: Tue Aug 16, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 11:39PM
image Consumer Watchdog slams Jerry Brown over receiving $9.8 million in fossil fuel donations 480_brownsdirtyhands_0_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
In over 30 years of covering fish, water, conservation and environmental justice in California, this is one of the most significant and disturbing reports about regulatory capture and “play to pay" politics I have ever read. "Brown's Dirty Hands" graphic courtesy of Consumer Watchdog....
Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 5:27PM
image Delta Tunnels Opponents Request 30-Day Extension for Submitting Documents 480_800_standing_up_for_delta_estuary_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
I am not aware of a single example in US or world history where the construction of a project that takes more water out of a river or estuary has resulted in the restoration of that river or estuary. Protesting the Delta Tunnels in February 2014 in the Westlands Water District. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2016 1:03PM
image Commission will consider petition to reduce striped bass and black bass populations 480_delta_smelt_in_hand2_usfws_peter_johnsen_2008_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
David J. Ostrach Ph.D., Chief Scientist of Ostrach Consulting, emphasized that if the Commission does change the regulations so that smaller striped bass are being caught and kept, it would likely cause a decrease in striped bass predation on other fish, such as the inland silversides, that pose a greater danger to salmon and Delta smelt. “If you remove young (up to 3-4-year-old) striped bass by fishing or otherwise reduce their numbers, then the silverside population would increase,” said...
Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:54AM