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text Julia Vinograd a.k.a. the Bubble Lady passed away on December 6, 2018 by Lynda Carson
Below are a few poems that Julia Vinograd has published with Street Spirit....
Posted: Fri Dec 7, 2018 4:31PM
text 11/9/18 Choking Smoke in SF from No. Cal Fire by Smoke In My Eyes
The entire 27,000 population of Paradise, 180 miles north of San Francisco, fled a raging fire on 11/8/18. See https://www.truthdig.com/articles/tens-of-thousands-flee-fast-moving-northern-california-fire/ San Francisco is now filled with smoke from this fire. The EPA claims our air is now "moderate." The truth is it gets in our eyes, nose and throat. See http://www.sparetheair.org/stay-informed/todays-air-quality/five-day-forecast...
Posted: Fri Nov 9, 2018 2:34AM
text Statement from Cat Brooks for Oakland Mayor Campaign: Every Vote Matters by Cat Brooks for Oakland
We are thankful for the thousands of Oaklanders for their faith in the People’s Campaign. Today we learned that there are still approximately 209,943 Vote By Mail (VBM) ballots outstanding county-wide along with 43,090 provisional and 1,827 conditional ballots....
Posted: Thu Nov 8, 2018 11:56AM
text Bay Area & Statewide Green Party Election Recommendations by AC Greens
Below are recommendations from county Green Party groups in Alameda, San Francisco, Solano, and Sonoma counties. The Alameda and San Francisco groups have also written articles about their endorsements (see the links provided below)....
Posted: Fri Nov 2, 2018 8:09AM
text UC Berkeley to close People's Park restroom by Preserve People's Park
According to a Berkeley city government document, the University of California is planning on closing the People's Park restroom "in the very near future", as part of the first phase of its development plan....
Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:59PM
text Kate Harrison - Only the Best. by D4 4 KH
The truth about police training and Urban Shield....
Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:16PM
text Green Voter Guide -- Alameda County & Statewide by AC Greens
Green Party of Alameda County recommendations for federal, state, and local elections: https://acgreens.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/gpac-vg-11-18web.pdf...
Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:48AM
text Oakland and San Francisco Named As Human Rights Violators by Posted by Lynda Carson
The Oakland conditions of discrimination and harassment of unhoused encampment residents and punitive denials of access to basic services constitute “cruel and inhuman treatment and is a violation of multiple human rights…"...
Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:57PM
text Zombie Voters Propel Libby Schaaf Campaign by ntuit
Another Debate In The Oakland Mayor's Race. Will We Ever See A Real Progressive Leading Our City?...
Posted: Sun Oct 7, 2018 2:57PM
text Opinion: EBALDC ignores tenants requests for recent lead testing inspection reports by Lynda Carson
Instead of ignoring and stonewalling the concerned tenants at Effie’s House that have reasonably requested a copy of the lead testing inspection reports of Envirocheck Inc., it would be very helpful if EBALDC respected the tenants enough to release the results of the lead testing inspection reports from August of 2018!...
Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:08PM
text Cat Brooks’ Campaign for Mayor Raises Over $100,000 in Grassroots Donations by Oakland Post
Oakland mayoral candidate Cat Brooks announced that her campaign contributions have surpassed $100,000 in grassroots donations....
Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:04PM
text KPFA Management Abandoning The Station's Principles by Steve Gilmartin
The KPFA of 2018, however, seems all-too aligned with national security state messaging, with its constant parroting of corporate media’s evidence-free “Russia meddled” narrative and, with occasional exceptions, no recognition of the grotesque but almost completely unexamined and outsized influence of the state of Israel over US politics. The unhealthy hierarchical structure of the station—well protected and benefited paid staff versus a majority of unprotected unpaid staff—also falls into th...
Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:26PM
text Berkeley Community Media 48 Hour Filmmaker Challenge! by Analisa Pines
Berkeley Community Media (BCM) and La Peña Cultural Center present the 8th Annual BCM Summer Shorts Movie Jam: 48 Hour Filmmaker Challenge. SCREENING AT LA PEÑA CULTURAL CENTER Sunday, September 2nd at 7pm (3105 Shattuck Avenue Berkeley.) Teams who successfully complete the challenge will screen their films in front of a live audience. Audience admission is $10 in advance and $15 at the door....
Posted: Thu Aug 9, 2018 5:44PM
text KPFA Management Remove "Guns And Butter” After Bad Fund Drive by repost
KPFA management has cancelled the "Guns and Butter" show after a bad fund drive and complaints from funders....
Posted: Thu Aug 9, 2018 12:44PM
text Cops And Klan Go Hand In Hand: An Urgent Report from the Berkeley Antifa Demo by Los Olivados
Stop the state strategy of direct collaboration with fascists...
Posted: Sun Aug 5, 2018 6:36PM
text Note to the anti-fascist protesters on today's 8-5-18 event by markpxxxxx
My take on events, culminating in my assault by protestors and the smashing and stealing of my camera....
Posted: Sun Aug 5, 2018 3:45PM
text Berkeley mask ban violates city ordinance by Section
The Berkeley police and city manager released a set of rules prior to the anti-fascist protest on Sunday. There is a clause banning masks in Ohlone Park and Civic Center Park. This clause violates the urgency ordinance passed by city council....
Posted: Fri Aug 3, 2018 11:39PM
text People's Park Needs to Serve Students by Craig Louis Stehr
The Berkeley community needs to face reality, which is that People's Park has lived out its present incarnation, and a new life benefitting the students who actually have a need to be there is now primary....
Posted: Fri Aug 3, 2018 4:19AM
text ICE contractor Palantir to recruit on Berkeley campus 8/31 by !nfo*
ICE contractor Palantir will be present on UC Berkeley campus on August 31, at Soda Hall from 6PM to 7:30PM. Will there be a protest?...
Posted: Wed Aug 1, 2018 2:39PM
text Dellums Became Shill For War Machine and Big Pharma-Dellums takes hit for lobbying by repost
Former Congressman Ron Dellums after retiring became a paid shill for the war machine....
Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:56AM