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textConcord Parks Need Reform by Let's Grow Concord
The governance of parks in Concord needs to be reformed. A year into the Covid crisis, as we get vaccinated and progress back to "normal", Concord residents should look towards parks and nature for celebratory healing. However, new parks projects won't be possible without reformation and citizen action....
Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:22PM
textBerkeley Anti-Homeless & Anti-Food... by Emperor Norton the Ninth
Anti-Homeless architecture in Berkeley, and covering up food waste, with the illusion and propagation of false environmental narratives......
Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 12:12PM
textWe Need Way More Censorship: A Plea to Big Tech to Save Us All by Nodgih Nalon (and Censored Guest)
In an effort to protect freedom of speech, we have spent our adult lives working with numerous well-known national organizations in support of the First Amendment. We mistakenly believed that protecting access to a diversity of ideas would strengthen our perspective. We even thought that the proper response to bad speech was better speech, more thoughtful speech....
Posted: Thu Apr 1, 2021 11:40AM
textOakland schools set to reopen amid surge in pandemic by Jonathan Burleigh (WSWS repost)
After a narrow ratification of the Oakland Education Association’s sellout agreement to resume in-person instruction, teachers are facing a dangerous end to the school year....
Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:57PM
textOPD team framing Indigenous Elder RunningWolf for "hate crime" includes racist killer cop by Free RunningWolf
After five months, Indigenous Elder Zachary RunningWolf is still being held as a political prisoner due to OPD interference in Berkeley's 2020 Mayoral Election. Systemic racism and corruption in the prisons & courts have undermined RunningWolf's rights to a fair trial, while corporate media circulates lies and covers up Anti-Indigenous Genocide....
Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:42PM
textRise Above Movement's Fascist Propaganda Youtube Content by Anon Researcher
With the Rise Above Movement back in the news, due to Robert Rundo and associates facing new charges, it is notable that the Rise Above Movement has a large presence on Youtube. This is despite Youtube's content policies....
Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:18PM
textThe UC Berkeley Chancellor is Lying About People's Park by In Defense of People's Park
UC Chancellor Carol Christ is lying to you about People's Park. Share this article on social media with the hashtag: #SavePeoplesPark Support People's Park by sending a message. Email the UC Chancellor: Call the Chancellor: (510) 642-7464...
Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:17PM
textA grab for KPFA & Pacifica by repost
You have perhaps heard about the attempt -- not the one in DC -- this one is about some KPFA board members who asked a judge to just basically give them the Pacifica radio network. The request was denied, but it did leave a sense of shock and outrage. Here is a letter from a group of KPFA board members who are condemning the adventure....
Posted: Wed Feb 3, 2021 1:56PM
textCalifornia YIMBY Comms Director Lies About Berkeley Parks by ParkNonymous
Matthew Lewis, the Communications Director for the lobby group California YIMBY, has been spreading disinformation about available park space in Berkeley. The CAYIMBY Communications Director is messaging on social media for the purpose of riling public open against People's Park....
Posted: Mon Feb 1, 2021 4:23PM
textUC Students Remove Fence from People's Park by Writer
A group of UC students, and non-student allies, removed the fencing that the University of California had placed around a significant portion of People's Park. The panels of the fence were carried to Sproul Hall, and left as a message to the UC Regents not to build on People's Park...
Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:29PM
textFriday Deadline: Defend Oakland's Pesticide Ban! by Isis Feral
The City of Oakland is preparing an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) that threatens to roll back a local law that restricts pesticide use on public lands. The herbicides glyphosate, triclopyr, and imazapyr would be exempted for use in the Oakland hills, as part of a plan to remove large numbers of trees. Public comments on the Draft EIR are DUE FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2021 AT 5PM...
Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:19AM
textUC Places Initial Fencing Around People's Park, More to Come by Anonymous Park Defender
January 19th, the day before Biden's inauguration in DC, the University of California at Berkeley has placed the initial fencing on People's Park. "Work is coming", said Kyle Gibson, the director of communications for UCB Capital Strategies (quoted speaking to Berkeleyside)....
Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:41PM
textNo Shame at KPFA!Falling In Line Supporting Receivership Like Republicans-Save KPFA & Comp by repost
The majority of the KPFA Local Station Board who are supporters the board chair Christina Huggins who sued Pacifica to put it in Receivership included supporters of Save KPFA, New Day Pacifica, Rescue Pacifica, Pacifica Protectors & Community For Independent Radio...
Posted: Mon Jan 4, 2021 3:43PM
textUnreported COVID-19 Outbreak at Santa Rita Jail: 200+ Cases by Reparations Now
COVID-19 Outbreak happening Right Now in Santa Rita - Unreported, 200+ cases & Jail refuses to uphold safety policies...
Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:56PM
textElection Night Crime Wave by Anon.
A short re-cap of some obscure recent events...
Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2020 1:36PM
textKPFA PNB Rep/KPFA Management Supporter & WBAI Coupster Sabrina Jacobs Gets Demand For Apo by repost
KPFA PNB Rep/KPFA Management Supporter & WBAI Coupster Sabrina Jacobs Gets Demand For Apology On Nicaragua Story...
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 3:02PM
textIMD Path and Quick Test Now Launch Antioch COVID Testing Site by QuickTestNow
IMD Path and Quick Test Now launch a COVID testing site in Antioch, California....
Posted: Tue Nov 3, 2020 10:41PM
textProtester Shot by WCPD Projectile at Close Range by Anon
On the night of Friday October 23rd, Walnut Creek police shot a protester at close range with a projectile round. The protester made no threat to the officer. The projectile caused injury to the protester, who was fortunately wearing a ballistic vest....
Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2020 4:36PM
textGreen Party and Peace & Freedom Party Endorsements by Voter
Here is info on endorsements by the Green Party and the Peace & Freedom Party for President, for the State Propositions, and for local races and measures:...
Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2020 9:07AM
textBerkeley Cops Arrest Protestor, Squelch 5G Opposition at AT&T's Bidding by Phoebe Sorgen
After holding educational forums, protesting, and lobbying for three years for stronger local telecom laws, Berkeleyans are engaging in non-violent direct action to stop 4th and 5th Generation cell antennas that are being rolled out throughout Berkeley. An all-night vigil near Berkeley Natural Grocery began at 12:30 AM on October 28, but antennas were installed later that day on the corner of Nielsen as well as at Monterey Market....
Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2020 1:46AM