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text Lighthouse Bank Vice Chairman Involved In Assault On Richmond & Mountain View Voters by Lynda Carson
According to Lighthouse Bank, the bank was founded in October 2007 by approximately 350 local residents, professionals and small business owners. During 2014, Stephen D. Pahl had 91,768 shares of Lighthouse Bank common stock, presently worth around $16.00 per share according to the Wall Street Journal!...
Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:24AM
text Livermore Residents in Hazmat Suits to Rally Against Plan to Sacrifice Water to Big Oil by Center for Biological Diversity
LIVERMORE, Calif.— Livermore residents and Center for Biological Diversity members wearing hazmat suits and flanked by toxic waste barrels will rally tomorrow at Livermorium Plaza against a plan to sacrifice local underground water to the oil industry. The rally will take place ahead of a public hearing held by state oil regulators on this "aquifer exemption" plan....
Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:11PM
text CAA and Pahl & McCay retaliate against voters for approving rent control in Richmond by Lynda Carson
As part of their on-going notorious efforts to meddle in the affairs of Richmond, the California Apartment Association (CAA) continues with it’s brutal campaign to deny renters their rights under local, state and federal law, as the pro-landlord organization ignores the will of the people!...
Posted: Mon Jan 9, 2017 9:06PM
text Judge denies TRO against Measure L - renter protections in Richmond by Lynda Carson
In a huge victory for the voters and renters of Richmond, earlier today Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Judith S. Craddick rejected a temporary restraining order (TRO), sought by the California Apartment Association (CAA) to block rent control and just cause eviction protections that were passed by the voters on November 8, 2016!...
Posted: Fri Jan 6, 2017 8:13PM
text Richmond rent control under attack again by the California Apartment Association by Lynda Carson
The notorious California Apartment Association (CAA) is planning to file a temporary restraining order against the City of Richmond with the Contra Costa County Superior Court regarding Richmond’s Measure L, rent control and just cause eviction protections!...
Posted: Thu Jan 5, 2017 5:30PM
text Inauguration Day protests organized against fascist pig President-elect Donald J. Trump by Lynda Carson
Protests are being organized against fascist pig President-elect Donald J. Trump in Oakland, San Francisco, Sacramento, Washington D.C., and elsewhere on or around January 20, 2017!...
Posted: Thu Jan 5, 2017 4:11AM
text ‘First They Came For The Homeless’ – Why Are We Here? A Berkeley Homelessness FAQ by First They Came for the Homeless
WHAT IS 'FIRST THEY CAME FOR THE HOMELESS' ? First They Came for the Homeless (FTCftH) is a group of unhoused people who have organized ourselves on the streets of Berkeley both for mutual support and to promote a political message regarding homelessness, homeless people, income inequality and the privatization of the commons in the United States....
Posted: Mon Jan 2, 2017 8:47AM
text KPFA General Manager McCoy Pushes The "Fake News" Line Despite Protests From Listeners by repost
KPFA General Manager McCoy is pushing the "fake news line" despite protests from listeners that this is the line being used by corporate media to cover up their own lies....
Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 2:02PM
text Disgraced former HUD Secretary vouches for Ben Carson to run HUD by Lynda Carson
In the Bay Area, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Oakland Housing Authority has 13,422 federally subsidized housing units in it’s section 8 inventory, and 2,122 units in it’s low rent inventory, formerly known as public housing units!...
Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2016 8:32PM
text Killer Cop Training — Coming Soon to Northern California by JP Massar
Jeronimo Yanez, the officer who shot Philando Castile in his car in Minnesota took a training course called “The Bulletproof Warrior,” now renamed as the “Street Survival Seminar.” The same training, with a new name, is coming to Sacramento this coming February....
Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 10:14PM
text Direct Action Spokescouncil: Reclaiming King's Legacy in the Age of Trump by APTP
A Bay Area-wide spokescouncil is currently planning and coordinating actions for the upcoming Martin Luther King Day on January 16 through to the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20. A diverse coalition will engage in #120Hours of direct action, coalition building, and campaign launching against white supremacy. Let's carry forward and amplify the struggle, together!...
Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:32PM
text How Berkeley Struck Out - An Apocalyptic Tale That Doesn't Have to Be. by JP Massar
Yesterday, 12/19/16, at 5:00 PM, the First They Came for the Homeless encampment at Oregon & Adeline (across from Berkeley Bowl) in Berkeley was given notice of cause for eviction (for the 12th time, all from different locations they have taken up). They have been at this location a couple of weeks now. As of this morning, no raid had taken place....
Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:13AM
text Richmond rents to be rolled back on December 30th covered by rent control by Lynda Carson
Measure L, Richmond’s new rent control and just cause eviction protection laws are scheduled to go into effect on December 30, 2016. As a result of the new renter protection laws, starting December 30, tenancies that began in Richmond on or before July 21, 2015, that are covered by the new rent control law, the rents are to be rolled back to the amount that the tenant was paying on July 21, 2015!...
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 4:57PM
text California Agency Floats Plan to Turn Livermore Aquifer Into Oil Waste Dump by Center for Biological Diversity
LIVERMORE, Calif., December 15, 2016 — An oil company with a long history of hazardous spills in California wants state and federal permission to dispose of contaminated waste fluid into an underground water supply in Livermore....
Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:36PM
text Richmond renter protections to go into effect on December 30 by Lynda Carson
Eviction protections in Richmond are long overdue, and reportedly, Richmond has more evictions than any other city in Contra Costa County!...
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 6:30PM
text A Letter to the Mayor Arreguin and the Berkeley City Council on the Homeless Crisis by EmilyRose Johns
Persons chronically unsheltered are our neighbors. They are our community members. They contribute in many ways: financially, artistically, and culturally. They deserve the respect and consideration that we would grant any neighbor. This shift in our thinking about unsheltered Berkeley residents must drive our thinking about solutions....
Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:12PM
text Oakland taxpayers may be stuck with $350 million subsidy to Raiders by Lynda Carson
Reportedly, the City of Oakland would handover $350 million in cash and land to assist in paying off a proposed $1.3 billion deal for a new Raiders stadium and mixed-use development at the current Coliseum location!...
Posted: Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:38PM
text Homelessness on the Agenda - Will Berkeley Change Its Tune? by Mike Zint
The newly elected Mayor and City Council of Berkeley meet for the first time to consider, among other things, different approaches to homelessness....
Posted: Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:36PM
text Bay Area Residents Urge The Electors Of The Electoral College To Dump Trump by Lynda Carson
Those of you reading this article can join the more than 150,000 people who have already contacted the electors in opposition to Trump, by sending your emails to the electors. If enough electors fail to vote for Trump on December 19, Trump will not be allowed to take the oath of office on January 20, and he will not be certified as the next president of the United States!...
Posted: Fri Dec 9, 2016 5:57PM
text Trump nominates a moron to be the next HUD Secretary by Lynda Carson
Ben Carson is known as a far right wing-nut who is considered to be a moron by many as a direct result of his views and past statements!...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 4:24PM