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textMarathon Petroleum Wants Drone Fleet for Concord Police by Anonymous
A fleet of flying surveillance devices funded by a petroleum company sounds like something out of science-fiction dystopian comic books, but in Concord California such a program is on the October 12 city council agenda....
Posted: Fri Oct 8, 2021 11:52AM
textNorthern California Sutter health care workers join Kaiser Permanente engineers on strike by Evan Winters, Sebastian Greene (WSWS repost)
Sutter workers are fighting against understaffing and overwork during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as below-inflation pay proposals in one of the most expensive areas in the country....
Posted: Tue Oct 5, 2021 7:43AM
textGroups Fighting Concord Corruption and the Seeno Deal by Concord Reporting In
Groups are fighting back against Seeno (Discovery Homes), and the corruption in city council that resulted in them being chosen as the potential developer for the Concord Naval Weapons Station redevelopment project. The Seeno family has a criminal history, as does the company that carries their name, which 3 council members (including the current mayor of Concord) are overlooking as to further their political careers....
Posted: Wed Sep 29, 2021 6:07PM
textConcord Police Association Back Seeno - Developer With Criminal History by Pseudonymous
It is not usual for a police officers' association to openly express an opinion in a development decision. Yet, the Concord Police Association, which represents 130 police officers, openly supported Seeno/Discovery Builders - a company known for mortgage fraud, price inflation, the desecration of a Patwin burial site, and who recently tried to sue the East Bay Regional Parks in an attempt to stop the development of the the Thurgood Marshall Regional Park in the Concord hillside. The president...
Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 3:31PM
textKPFA Supporters Of "New Day" Who Control LSB Refuse To Hold Committee Meeting by "New Day" KPFA Supporters Ignore Their Jobs
The present majority of the KPFA Local Station Board supported the corporate "New Day" bylaw proposals. They argued that the Local Station Boards should be advisory and should not approve the budget and evaluate the manager. Now they are their supporters are running for the LSB with the position that they really don't want to do what is required under the bylaws. This is duplicitous and shows a lack of integrity and honesty. If you don't want to follow the bylaws and do your job you should no...
Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2021 1:28PM
textThe Truth About The Results of The Pacfiica Bylaw Proposals by "New Day” by repost
A report on the 2021 bylaw elections by "New Day" and the results of the election by Renée Asteria-Peñaloza...
Posted: Mon Aug 9, 2021 2:44PM
textBetween the minutes at KPFA's board mtg. of May 15th by Daniel Borgström
A look at the New Day supporters who are the majority faction at KPFA, their GM who gives a report but takes no questions, the treasurer's story regarding the unpaid property taxes, the LSB vote on the proposed New Day bylaws, and an update on the ongoing lawsuit which began last December with an attempt to put Pacifica into receivership.....
Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2021 8:07AM
textCarol Spooner supported Summer Reese Against Firing By The Cabal Pushing The Corpo Bylaws by repost
Carol Spooner who is supporting corporate bylaws to centralize Pacifica previously had opposed the fired of former ED Summer Reese by the same people who are pushing the top down bylaw proposal. Another flip-flop?...
Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 4:13PM
textWhat The City of Oakland Isn't Telling You About How They Obstruct Affordable Housing by POOR Magazine
For nearly 10 years, organizers at POOR Magazine, a poor/houseless/Black, Brown and Indigenous people-led grassroots organization deep in the heart of East Oakland, have been building Homefulness, a permanent housing solution with 8 no-cost housing units for formerly houseless individuals and families. It doesn’t get more affordable than free, but Homefulness has taken 10+ years to build due mostly to an endless barrage of permit and inspection fees, impossible timelines, and fines for taking...
Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 5:45PM
textPacifica CRD & WorkWeek Covering Picketing & Block of Israeli Chartered Ship Volan At by WorkWeek
WorkWeek & Pacifica's Covid, Race & Democracy will be covering the picket of the Zim Ship Volan at the Port of Oakland...
Posted: Fri Jun 4, 2021 5:10AM
textPermanent Vigil Installed to Honor Black and Brown People Killed by Police by Anonymous
Communique about vigil installation and explanation of why vigils honoring black and brown people are so important....
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 3:04AM
textGeneral Strike for Palestine by Mona
Non Violent Protest for Palestine...
Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 3:00PM
textKPFA Full Circle Program On 2021 Pacific Bylaw Proposals by Repost
A debate was held on KPFA's Show Full Circle on the 2021 proposed new bylaw proposal...
Posted: Tue May 11, 2021 11:09AM
textNight Attack on Oakland Police Property by Anonymous
On May 7, antifascist guerillas broke into a police vehicle lockup at 10th St. & Union St. and damaged cruisers. Undetected, they splashed muriatic acid, flattened tires and smashed windows....
Posted: Sat May 8, 2021 3:06AM
textGroundbreaking Police Demilitarization Ordinance by John Lindsay-Poland
Berkeley approves oversight and transparency measure for all militarized equipment used by police...
Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2021 2:26PM
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