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image Marin County Protests Trump's "Emergency" 480_500_5998-edit_1.jpg by Leon Kunstenaar
As part of nationwide protests on 2/18/2019 against Trumps "emergency" declaration, Marin County residents took to the streets in San Rafael, CA....
Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:29PM
image Appeals Court Rejects Big Oil's Lawsuit Against Youth Groups, LA 480_39442831_10156701000960990_6180454752078266368_o-1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“For decades the oil industry has put our health and safety in jeopardy,” said Nalleli Cobo, an activist with the South Central Youth Leadership Coalition. “Now we the youth are fighting back, and we’re winning. It’s time for justice and it’s time to put people’s health over profit.”...
Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:00AM
image The Cost of Civil Rights Violations in Vallejo 480_vallejopd_adrianburrell_1.jpeg by Geoffrey W. King
On February 9, the police in my hometown shot Willie McCoy to death in a Taco Bell drive-through. I hadn’t planned to write that when I began this post, which grew out of a dialogue with a neighbor frustrated by the crumbling schools, neglected parks, and casual brutality of this beautiful city....
Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:05PM
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 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
image Bernie 2020 Campaign Has Corporate Democrats Running Scared 480_sm_bernie_1_1.jpg by Norman Solomon
The overarching fear that defenders of oligarchy have about Sanders is not that he’s out of step with most Americans—it’s that he’s in step with them....
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:14AM
image Governor Newsom calls for end to twin tunnels, but supports one delta tunnel 480_17630075_10155294629993117_8983547803578967293_n_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“We are grateful to Governor Newsom for listening to the people of the Delta, and California, and putting an end to the boondoggle WaterFix, twin tunnels project," said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta. “We look forward to working with his administration and the State Water Resources Control Board to create and enforce policies that will restore Delta water quality and quantity, lessen water dependence on the Delta, and promote clean drinking programs and reg...
Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:52PM
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
text Tax Time is Bye Bye Trump Time by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
As predicted, as soon as people start filling out their tax forms, they realize, if they did not understand before, that Nazi Trump's election sales pitch of "helping" the average person was simply a billionaire enrichment scheme so that Billionaire Nazi Trump could steal from the National Treasury to make himself and his cronies richer, the only reason he had to run for office....
Posted: Wed Feb 6, 2019 7:56AM
text Puerto Rico Debt Deal Receives Court Approval by Jubilee USA Network
Judge Laura Taylor Swain approved a deal to restructure $17 billion of Puerto Rico's $72 billion debt on Monday. Court approval was the last hurdle creditors and the island's oversight board needed for a plan to address sales tax backed debt or "COFINA" debt....
Posted: Tue Feb 5, 2019 10:52AM
calendar We saw Fascism voted in, Can we vote it out? by First Unitarian Forum Committee
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco 1187 Franklin St. @ Geary San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:30AM
Posted: Sun Feb 3, 2019 6:21PM
calendar David Cox' Assange + Putin + Paglen by Craig Baldwin
Other Cinema, 992 Valencia St. SF...
Event Date: Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:30PM
Posted: Sun Feb 3, 2019 4:28PM
image Oakland Agrees to Name Road in Honor of Oscar Grant, Now Up to BART 480_oscargrantway-oaklandcityhall-genehazzard_20190115_164617_1.jpg by Oakland Post
BART to consider naming Fruitvale Station side street "Oscar Grant Way" at Board of Directors meeting on February 14....
Posted: Sat Feb 2, 2019 1:14PM
image State Senator Bill Dodd Introduces California WaterFix Oversight Bill 480_51100930_10156379645424563_114683821600800768_n_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Senator Bill Dodd introduced the bill at a critical time for the future of the Delta and West Coast fisheries. Following the news that the Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority had selected the Jacobs company to be the engineering design manager for the Delta Tunnels, the DCA last week awarded Fugro a contract for a major geotechnical investigation to support the California WaterFix project....
Posted: Sat Feb 2, 2019 10:27AM
calendar State of the Union Protest: Trump/Pence Must Go! by Refuse Fascism Bay Area
Union Square, corner of Geary & Powell...
Event Date: Tue Feb 5, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:48PM
calendar Tim Redmond: What's Up for 2019! forum-timredmond-20190203.pdf_140_.jpg by Dolores Heilbron
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco 1187 Franklin Street San Francisco, California 94109...
Event Date: Sun Feb 3, 2019 9:30AM
Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:10PM
image Fishermen and Winnemem Wintu file lawsuit to protect San Joaquin River salmon 480_lauritzen_yacht_harbor_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Noah Oppenheim, Executive Director of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Association called Friday’s lawsuit, “a long overdue wake-up call that the State Water Board must now do its job to prevent the imminent extinction of this irreplaceable fishery. For decades this regulatory process has been captured by water agencies with no compunctions about hastening the end of salmon fisheries. Today salmon fishermen and fishing communities are raising their voice.”   “Unless the Board is...
Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:58PM
image Urban Shield Committee approves recs to exclude SWAT, focus on de-escalation and disaster response 480_stopurbanshield_1.jpg by Stop Urban Shield Coalition
Replacing Urban Shield: County Committee approves recommendations to exclude SWAT, focus on de-escalation and community preparedness in future Bay Area disaster response programs...
Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:40PM
text New Presidential Press Conference Revealed by Leon Kunstenaar
Sarah Sanders' amazing attempts to put lipstick on the most deplorable pig in US history revealed in new press conference....
Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:19PM