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textWBAI LSB Chair Carolyn Mcintyre On 9/11 Attack On WBAI By Pacifica Bd Officers by Carolyn Mcintyre
The chair of the WBAI Carolyn Mcintyre talked about the 9/11 attack on the station by the national officers of Pacifica Foundation. This was done without a vote of the Pacfiica National Board....
Posted: Tue Oct 8, 2019 7:24AM
textTrump Bucks Protests, Opens 725,500 Acres of California’s Central Coast to Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
MARINA, Calif., October 4, 2019 — The Trump administration today dismissed protests and made a formal decision to open 725,500 acres of public lands and mineral estate across California’s Central Coast and the Bay Area to new oil and gas drilling and fracking....
Posted: Fri Oct 4, 2019 10:10AM
textOakland files lawsuit to block Oakland Athletics from buying Coliseum complex by Lynda Carson
Indeed, billionaire John J. Fisher’s plan to build a stadium at Howard Terminal will result in the loss of many present and future middle class jobs, and will result in higher priced housing and condominiums that most Oaklanders cannot afford. Despite all their promises, the A’s and multi-billionaire John Fisher have never built any affordable housing near the Coliseum, or anywhere in the Bay Area. The Oakland City Council sold out Oaklanders by voting to support the A’s stadium plan for Howa...
Posted: Tue Oct 1, 2019 10:00PM
textReport To Pacifica Supporters & Listeners by Tom Voorhees
KPFA Local Station Board Member and Pacifica Network Board Member Tom Voorhees talks about a planned take-over of Pacifica and top down management...
Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:57PM
textMountain Mike’s Pizza supports the NRA, a domestic terrorist organization by Lynda Carson
Mountain Mike’s Pizza LLC, a Delaware corporation, has numerous locations including Oakland CA., Berkeley, Alameda, Livermore, Santa Rosa, Fremont, San Carlos, Antioch, and other locations, is a proud supporter of the National Rifle Association (NRA), a domestic terrorist organization!...
Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:13AM
textUnited for Independent Radio - The NeoLiberal Plan to Destroy KPFA and Pacifica Radio by NoFreeSpeechForYou
The gloves are off and the neoliberal move to defang and destroy the only non-corporate media network in the country is out in the open. A new proposed "bylaws amendment" from United for Independent Radio exposes the plan. Vote Rescue Pacifica while you still can....
Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:22PM
textTelegraph triangle loses status and bench by Anonymous
Berkeley city officials have taken away the special status of the Triangle on Telegraph Avenue. Once a tiny park for people to sit and congregate at Telegraph and Dwight, the city has downgraded the Triangle to being a road median. The bench at the Triangle was removed....
Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:27AM
textPeople's Park: AntiFascism and Park Defense by Anon-E-Moose
After anti-fascists announced plans for a rally in People's Park, the UCB chancellor sent out a press release that the UC is determined to move forward on their plans to eradicate the park....
Posted: Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:36AM
textOakland sued by disabled renters being excluded by the Rent Adjustment Program by Lynda Carson
On August 28, 2019, plaintiffs Ian Smith, Sunday Parker, and Mitch Jeserich sued the City of Oakland on behalf of themselves and other Oakland renters that have mobility disabilities who need accessible housing. According to the lawsuit, Plaintiffs, and all other Oakland renters who need accessible housing, are being discriminatorily excluded from the benefit of Defendant City of Oakland’s (“City”) Rent Adjustment Program (“Program”)....
Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:39PM
textRally to protect 87 year old holocaust survivor from cruel, greedy Alameda landlords by Lynda Carson
On Saturday afternoon August 24 in front of “The Dunes Apartments” at 2445 Shoreline Drive in Alameda, there will be a rally from 3:00PM through 4:00PM to protest against the eviction of holocaust survivor Musiy Rishin, to let Alameda landlords Margaret Tam and Spencer Tam know that the eviction of Musiy Rishin is unacceptable!...
Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:37PM
textHousing crisis is being exacerbated by the California Apartment Association by Lynda Carson
Recently in El Cerrito, just when the renters believed that they have gained some just cause eviction protections from the greedy landlords and realtors involved in gouging the renters with exorbitant rent increases, and displacing the renters with eviction-for-profit schemes, here comes the California Apartment Association (CAA), and their BIG MONEY. BIG MONEY has been used by the CAA to meddle in the affairs of the city leaders with a petition to block an eviction protection ordinance from ...
Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:02PM
textKPFA is Trolling for Funds…Again by Doug Buckwald
KPFA has embarked on another fund drive. Although they call this one their "Summer Fund Drive", it should really be called the "make-up fund drive due to the public's failure to let us loot their pocketbooks sufficiently during the Spring Fund Drive."...
Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:36PM
textPacifica Chair Aaron Leaks Name Of New iED – Pacifica Splices Audiofile In Failed Coverup by Jara Handala
Grace Aaron, Chair of the Pacifica Board & two months later Executive Director, leaked to the public the name of her successor. It’s John Farneal (spelling). Then Pacifica attempted a coverup – but it failed: the unadulterated audiofile is published here. Pacifica's secrecy culture at the top remains entrenched and pervasive. Who can trust the current 'leadership'?...
Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:42PM
textCalifornia Has Its Faults by Michael Steinberg
Two big recent earthquakes shook up all things nuclear in the state, and beyond too...
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:52PM
textMayor Schaaf Rents Oakland Police Officers to Home Depot by ann nomura
Oakland Mayor Schaaf's rent a police officer program at Home Depot....
Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:28PM
textOakland ‘Closes the Loophole’ on Tenant Inequality by Posted by Lynda Carson
At a late-night session, on Tuesday June 4, 2019, the Oakland City Council by a unanimous 6-0 vote (1 excused; 1 recused), adopted an ordinance to “Eliminate [Rent Increase] Exemptions for Owner-Occupied Duplexes and Triplexes....
Posted: Wed Jun 5, 2019 2:51PM
textBerkeley's KPFA is a Private Radio Club by Doug Buckwald
KPFA used to operate like a true community radio station, but now it has devolved into little more than a private radio club for the same handful of paid program hosts who have occupied the airwaves for decades....
Posted: Sat May 25, 2019 3:45PM
textOakland Hotel Travelers Tenants Settle Wrongful Eviction Suit by Posted by Lynda Carson
Plaintiffs Peter Howe, Joshua Daniels, William Prather and Orlando Chavez (through his successor) have settled their lawsuit for tenant harassment and wrongful eviction against the owners and management of Oakland’s Hotel Travelers, including defendants Danny Haber, Dion Ross and Alon Gutman, for a total payment of $575,000!...
Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 9:37PM
textAmid Surprise Jail Closure Announcement, Calls for Alameda Sheriff Accountability Grow by Danny Thongsy
Oakland community members demand a financial and performance audit of the Sheriff’s office as budget shortfalls, civil lawsuits, and reports of substandard jail conditions continue to mount....
Posted: Fri May 3, 2019 11:05AM
textHUD moves to force undocumented immigrants from public housing by Lynda Carson
In an effort that pits public housing tenants against one another, reportedly last Wednesday evening on April 17, 2019, the Trump administration and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a new proposal to force undocumented immigrants from our nation’s public housing units!...
Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:35AM