calendar As Anger at the SCPD Rises, Freedom Sleepers Bed Down for Sidewalk Sleepout #68 by Keith McHenry (story by Norse)
On the sidewalk outside the last pre-election City Council meeting in the wake of the SCPD's Sean Arlt slaying, housed and unhoused folks are gathering again. The continuing target: the City's anti-homeless 11 PM to 8:30 AM Sleeping Ban as a shelterless police-heavy winter looms. The safe-but-not-legal-sidewalk slumber event begins on Tuesday afternoon and goes through Wednesday morning....
Event Date: Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:30PM
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:50AM
calendar URGENT: Tell the City Again: No New Jails OR Jail-like Facilities in SF! by Michael Lyon
25 Van Ness, Room 610...
Event Date: Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 3:17AM
text Skyrocketing rents reveal need for strong rent control protections by Lynda Carson
As recent as Monday October 24, 2016, it was reported by the Palo Alto Weekly that the owner of the Stanford Garden Apartments and his son were arrested for harassing the tenants at the rent controlled building at 1735 Woodland Avenue, in East Palo Alto, in an effort to frighten them out of their housing so they could raise the rents!...
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 9:44PM
image Aromas - San Juan School Officials: Remove Shredded Tire Mulch from Playgrounds 480_aromas-school-playground-tire-shreds_1.jpg by Play It Safe Aromas and San Juan
We are a parent-led effort to replace shredded tires from Aromas-San Juan Unified Public Schools with a non-toxic alternative....
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:18PM
text We Have a Right to Exist by First They Came for the Homeless & JP Massar
URGENT!! PLEASE call Berkeley city mgr 510.981.7000,
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:19AM
text The proclaiming of Clinton by mil
One group of prominent economists and sociologists has issued an open letter proclaiming Hillary Clinton not merely the lesser evil, but a positive good. The letter was signed by 50 leading academics, including some who have done important work in illuminating the growth of social and class inequality in America, such as Emmanuel Saez of the University of California, Berkeley, and William Julius Wilson of Harvard....
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:19AM
text ACLU Urges Justice Department to Investigate Police Use of Face Recognition by American Civil Liberties Union
WASHINGTON, October 18, 2016 — The American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter (see PDF) today to the Justice Department urging it to investigate the increasing use and impact of face recognition by police....
Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2016 11:45PM
calendar Forum/Foro, Palestine: A forgotten issue in the 2016 Elections 480_west_bank_01_1.jpg by Party for Socialism and Liberation
2969 Mission St. 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 ______ 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 Oct 28, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2016 11:18AM
image Proposition 57: A Vote For Justice img_2120.jpg by Steve Pleich
Prop 57 Next Logical Step Toward Model of Restorative Justice...
Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2016 10:24AM
calendar Stop police violence in Santa Cruz 480_santacruzpolice_1.jpg by Free SANTA CRUZ
Santa Cruz City Hall 809 Center St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Tue Oct 25, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 9:52PM
text Capitalistic Way of US-elections by mil
The US media and political establishment have been consumed over the past two days with denunciations of Republican candidate Donald Trump’s allegations that the presidential election is “rigged” in favor of his rival, Hillary Clinton....
Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 5:42AM
image Davis City Council Passes Resolution Backing Standing Rock 480_img_0550-2_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
In an emailed report to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Julia Beck of Davis Stands with Standing Rock, said, “We wanted to share the good news that our local city council last night unanimously passed the attached resolution in support of your critical and profoundly inspiring opposition to the Dakota Access pipeline.” Photo: Francisco Dominguez urges the Davis City Council to adopt the resolution. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 1:49PM
image Philippines: Duterte’s first 100 days 2016-duterte.jpg by Akbayan (Citizens Action Party)
Greater than the sum of our fears...
Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 4:04AM
image Big Money Funds Yes on Measure D Campaign in Santa Cruz County 480_measure_d_santa_cruz_county_2016_1_1.jpg by via Widening Won't Work
October 2016 - Big money is being spent to influence the outcome of Measure D on the November 8, 2016 Santa Cruz County ballot. Unlike political offices, campaigns for ballot measures have no limit to the amount of money that can be contributed. There is no restriction on the source of contributions, so special interests from outside Santa Cruz County can buy influence in our local ballot measures....
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:32PM
image Inspector General says Reclamation wasted $32.2 million on Klamath irrigators 480_klamath_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Basically, the Bureau of Reclamation became an illicit ATM for favored special interests,” stated PEER Senior Counsel Paula Dinerstein. “To add injury to insult, these improper subsidies were used to aggravate environmental damage by draining shrinking groundwater supplies to benefit irrigators.” Photo of Iron Gate Dam on the Klamath River by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 3:50PM
calendar Jill Stein for President: Final Bay Area Campaign Rally by Jill Stein for President
Berkeley City Club 2315 Durant Ave Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Sat Oct 22, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 1:54PM
calendar Jill Stein for President Campaign Rally by Jill Stein for President
International House, University of California, Davis 10 College Park Davis, CA...
Event Date: Sat Oct 22, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 1:45PM
text Oakland City Council Cmte to Consider Censure of Council President Thursday, 10:45 AM by Godot
Censure of President of the Council Lynette Gibson-McElhaney. Is she now is serious trouble in her re-election campaign, with the election in just less than three weeks?...
Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:16PM
text Update on Agricultural Pesticide Use Near Schools and Child Daycare Centers by charlotte fadipe
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has extended the public comment period for a proposed regulation that would give further protections to children when agricultural pesticides are applied close to schools and child daycare facilities*. The new deadline of December 9, 2016, gives the public more opportunity to weigh in on the issue. In addition, DPR has added an additional public hearing that will be held in Monterey County. Public hearings have already been scheduled...
Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 4:07PM
calendar Open Discussion of the 2016 Elections by Communist Party USA
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library for Social Research 6501 Telegraph Ave., Oakland (bet. Alcatraz and 66th) Website: Wheelchair Accessible...
Event Date: Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:47AM