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calendar SF 9th District Supervisorial candidates' forum by David Giesen
Parklet at 903 Cortland Avenue San Francisco...
Event Date: Mon Oct 3, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:47PM
text United Nations Expert Validates Standing Rock Sioux Opposition To Dakota Access Pipeline by via Indigenous Environmental Network
Cannon Ball, North Dakota (23 Sept. 2016) – United Nations Expert, the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, released a statement yesterday calling upon the United States to immediately halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, in recognition of dire and direct threats to the drinking water, burial grounds and sacred sites of the Standing Rock Sioux people....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:39PM
text Open Up The Debates - Petition The Commission: Deadline 09262016 by Tomas DiFiore
No matter who you may vote for this Presidential Election 2016 we need this petition filled before the 26th of September. “Please get the word out! Will we allow the two corporate parties to strangle democracy by limiting the debates to the two most despised presidential candidates in US history? We need to get Jill Stein on the debate stage!”...
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:33AM
text 10/24 Voter Reg Deadline; 10/10 Starts Vote by Mail, Voter Guides for Cal & SF Now Online by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
October 24 is the deadline to register to vote for the November 8 election. You can do so online at:https://covr.sos.ca.gov/?language=en-US or at your county registrar's office at http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voting-resources/county-elections-offices. When you register, be sure to sign up to be a permanent vote-by-mail voter so you can vote in the comfort of your home 29 days before election day and you never forget to vote. 10/10/16 is beginning of vote by mail. California's voter guide ...
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 5:26AM
image Leonard Peltier on Solidarity with Standing Rock 480_free_leonard_peltier.jpg by Leonard Peltier
Greeting Sisters and Brothers: I have been asked to write a SOLIDARITY statement to everyone about the Camp of the Sacred Stones on Standing Rock. Thank you for this great honor. I must admit it is very difficult for me to even begin this statement as my eyes get so blurred from tears and my heart swells with pride, as chills run up and down my neck and back. I’m so proud of all of you young people and others there....
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:59PM
text Benecia, California Votes Unanimously to Deny Crude by Rail Facility by via Sierra Club
Benecia, CA, September 21, 2016 -- Late yesterday evening, Benecia, CA voted unanimously to deny Valero’s proposed crude by rail facility in the city. The now rejected facility would have brought two trains of 50 oil tankers carrying 3 million gallons of volatile Bakken and tar sands crude into the city every day. This decision follows years of organized opposition to the facility....
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:50PM
image Bay Area police re-victimize teenager in cop sexual abuse scandal 480_opdguiltyascharged-terrikay_1.jpg by Terri Kay
The Richmond Police Department sent Celeste Guap to a rehabilitation center in Florida. This department has officers involved in the wide-scale predatory policing scandal. Suspiciously, after being at the center for only three days, the victim has been charged with assault and battery and was held in the Martin County jail under $300,000 bail....
Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:04AM
image Monopolization of mass media market – the course to power usurpation in Moldova 480_duo_1.jpg by Tommy Inline
Possible adoption of the scandalous amendments to the Code on Television and Radio by the parliament of Moldova on the eve of the presidential elections in the country is subject for serious concern of the international community....
Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:34AM
text Richmond Mayor accepted CAA contributions before he voted no on eviction moratorium by Lynda Carson
Before Mayor Tom Butt voted no to block the proposed urgency moratorium on evictions and rent increases the mayor failed to disclose to the residents at the September 13, City Council meeting that he has been accepting political contributions from the California Apartment Association (CAA)!...
Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:03AM
calendar Forum/Foro: Report on NoDAPL: VP candidate Dennis Banks speaks in SF 480_dennis_banks_by_maria_pasho__1__1.jpg by Party for Socialism and Liberation
2969 Mission St., between 25th and 26th Sts. Near 24th St. BART, #14, 49 MUNI $3 - $10 donation requested, no one turned away for lack of funds. Refreshments served. Wheelchair accessible. More info: 415-821-6171 or http://www.PSLweb.org. _____ 2969 Calle Mission esquiná de la calle 25 y 26, acerca de BART/24 St., MUNI #14, 49. Sugerimos una donación de $3 a $10, todos bienvenidos, con o sin fondos. Habrá antojitos. Para mayor información llame al PSL, en 415-821-6171 o ...
Event Date: Fri Sep 30, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 10:04PM
calendar Community Meet & Greet with City Council Candidate Steve Pleich 480_edited_cover_photo_1.jpg by Noah Stid
Woodstock's Pizza, 710 Front st, Santa Cruz, CA...
Event Date: Fri Sep 30, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:55PM
calendar Freedom Sleepers Bed Down for #63 While Salinas Fights Camping Ban by Keith McHenry (story by Norse)
At the edge of the seat of government--Santa Cruz City Hall--unholy birthplace place of anti-homeless laws. Banned from peaceful protest at night, the sleepers will be positioned on the Center St. sidewalk and assorted spots nearby throughout the night and into the morning. The Sleep-Out will run from Tuesday afternoon through mid-morning Wednesday. There will be no City Council meeting today (every 2nd and 4th Tuesday are the regular times). City bathrooms have recently been "closed fo...
Event Date: Tue Sep 20, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 10:55AM
image Tip of the Iceberg: East Bay Cops Charged with Sex Crimes and Corruption nancyomalley-sm.jpg by Dave Id
Being that so much dirt on Oakland police has been exposed in recent months, it became untenable for Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley to do nothing, as she normally would do when presented with evidence of OPD crimes, as she does every time police kill an unarmed person. On September 9, O'Malley announced that she would criminally charge seven East Bay cops for the sexual exploitation of a teenager and related corruption, once the victim and key witness was released from a Flo...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:34PM
text Special investigator to probe anti-rent-control petition complaints in Santa Rosa by Lynda Carson
The residents are complaining that the signature gatherers are falsely claiming that the petition supports renter protections in Santa Rosa, and that they were tricked into signing it!...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:44PM
image Getting a Good Night's Sleep at City Hall with the Freedom Sleepers 480_freedom-sleepers-1_1.jpg by Alex Darocy
After a chilly series of summer nights for people on the street in Santa Cruz, temperatures have increased, and so has attendance at the Freedom Sleepers community sleepouts held at city hall. About three dozen sleepers made it through the night at the sleepout held on August 30, and attendance was nearly as high at the sleepouts organized on September 6 and September 13. Since July of 2015, the Freedom Sleepers have gathered to sleep at city hall one night a week to protest local laws that c...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 6:27PM
image Honduras - 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections May Pivot On Substance 480_2016_democratic_primaries_results_1.jpg by Tomas DiFiore
In The U.S.A. We Vote The Politics Of Fear, The Prevailing Mythology: Vote Your Fears Not Your Values – but wait Bernie Supporters! What is it people are afraid of? This isn't Honduras. Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya recently announced on August 26, 2016, that his wife Xiomara Castro will run for the left-wing LIBRE Party in the 2017 presidential elections.” This is the second time that Castro will run for the presidency. She did so in 2013, but lost to Hernandez in a controversi...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 2:30PM
calendar A Real Presidential Debate: Peace & Freedom vs Greens forum-flyer-2016-10-01-elections-color-1.pdf_140_.jpg by Gene ruyle
Starry Plough Pub, 3101 Shattuck Ave, at Prince St in Berkeley...
Event Date: Sat Oct 1, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2016 4:51PM
calendar Six Month Birthday Party for the Flagpole Community 480_salinas_city_hall_flagpole_community_birthday_monterey_homeless_union_1.jpg by Monterey County Homeless Union
Sherwood Park 940 N Main St, Salinas, California 93906...
Event Date: Sat Sep 24, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:31PM
calendar Speak Out Against the Proposed Camping/Loitering Ordinance at Salinas City Council Meeting 480_salinas_camping_ban_loitering_city_council_1.jpg by Monterey County Homeless Union
SALINAS CITY HALL 200 Lincoln Ave Salinas, CA 93901...
Event Date: Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 4:28PM
document Salinas City Council to consider camping ban ordinance camping_ordinance__final_.pdf_140_.jpg by Salinas News
On Tuesday, September 20 the Salinas City Council will consider for adoption an ordinance that prohibits camping in public areas within the City of Salinas. The ordinance also prohibits "loitering", and other mundane activities such as lying on a public bench and sitting on a fire hydrant....
Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:32PM