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calendarOpening Party-Screening- San Francisco Bay Area Sex Worker Film & Arts Festival
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by Carol Leigh
May 22-Artists Televisions Access, May 23-Dungeon Art Gallery Oakland, May 24- Oakland SOL and May 25-the Roxie....
Event Date: Wed May 22, 2019 7:30PM
Posted: Sat May 18, 2019 2:04AM
calendar#StopTheBans: Pro-Choice Rallies throughout CA & Across the Nation
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by NARAL & Many Others
Pro-Choice Rallies throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, the State of California, and across the nation....
Event Date: Tue May 21, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 8:19PM
imageDiscover California Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Expanding California Pan African Global Trade and Commerce must include the beginning of our California Juneteenth story, including our role in the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom and sharing current California ~ Pan African Trade data in an inclusive and equitable manner...
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 8:33PM
imageTrump Finalizes Plan to Open 725,500 Acres of California's Central Coast to Drilling, Fracking
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by Center for Biological Diversity
MARINA, Calif., May 9, 2019 — The Trump administration today finalized a plan 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. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management plan is an increase of nearly 327,000 acres from the draft proposal prepared under the Obama administration....
Posted: Thu May 9, 2019 10:51AM
imageAnti-Fur Activists Stage Bloody Fashion Show Outside Palo Alto Neiman Marcus
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by DxE
Activists call on the retailer to drop fur, support the California fur ban...
Posted: Sat May 4, 2019 3:04PM
imageNewsom Pulls Delta Tunnels Permits, Takes Steps for One Tunnel
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by Dan Bacher
“We are pleased that Gov. Newsom’s Administration has reaffirmed a strong commitment to modernize the state’s water delivery infrastructure with a single-tunnel project in the Delta,” said Jeff Kightlinger, General Manager of the Metropolitan Water District (MWD). “We will work with the administration to expeditiously advance a project that is long overdue to both meet the water reliability needs of the state and minimize impacts to the communities and ecology of the Delta.”...
Posted: Sat May 4, 2019 12:00PM
calendarUCSC Free Performance Miriam Ellis International Playhouse
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by Miriam Ellis
UCSC - STEVENSON EVENT CENTER (Stevenson College)...
Event Date: Fri May 17, 2019 8:00PM
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 7:18PM
textTrump Administration Weakens Offshore Oil Well-control Rule by Center for Biological Diversity
Latest Drilling Safety Rollback Ignores Cause of Deepwater Horizon Disaster...
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 4:35PM
textSoCal Nukes Still Causing Problems * Years After Shutdown by Michael Steinberg
The San Onofre nuclear plant in SoCal shut down in 2012, but it's still causing big problems....
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 1:43PM
imageA3 Newsletter: Zulu Whitmore update and Albert Woodfox in Bay Area
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by International Coalition to free the Angola 3
The new issue of the A3 newsletter has just been released. Albert Woodfox's "Solitary" book tour is coming to Northern California, in Berkeley for the Bay Area Book Festival on May 4 &5, and in Sacramento at Underground Books on May 7. Read more below....
Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:31PM
imageJudge fines pipeline company $3.3 million for 2015 Santa Barbara oil spill
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by Dan Bacher
Missing from the press releases from the Santa Barbara County DA’s Office, Attorney General’s Office and environmental groups and the superficial press coverage of the spill, the investigation, the jury trial and sentencing is one of the biggest and most ironic stories regarding the Refugio Oil Spill. In a classic example of the deep regulatory capture that pervades what passes for “marine protection” in California, the head of the oil industry trade association, the Western States Petroleum ...
Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:34AM
textI Grew Up in the Opiate Overdose Capital of America by anonymous
Op-ed about the current treatment system for addiction in the U.S. and ideas about means that might be more effective- from the standpoint of a sober addict....
Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:13PM
imageTrump Releases Plan to Reopen California Public Lands to Drilling, Fracking
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Proposal Targets More Than 1 Million Acres for Oil Leases...
Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:50PM
textHomelessness in California: A Problem We Can Solve? by Yannick McGhee
Fighting Homelessness Through Services and Housing Act is a new bill proposed to Congress to help curb the issue of homelessness....
Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:51PM
textWhen Nonviolent Movements are met with Violent Opposition by Olivia Ivans
Nonviolent movements have a history of being successful. Though this is true it is difficult for them to maintain their nonviolent actions when they are met with violent opposition by the opposing side....
Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:16AM
textGovernment Sanctioned Racketeering by allen sanford
The city of Oakland was ground zero for the housing crisis.The collapse of Indy Mac Bank and the failure on the part of Lehman Brothers to correct the documentation before selling the securities to Fannies Mae in bundles of securities is what cause the Chinese government to threaten to liquidate their subprime mortgage holdings of $140 billion with Fannie Mae. Henry Paulso, Steve Mnuchin and Jerry Brown collaborated. They used MERS and Ocwen financial to put 67 million illegally generated m...
Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:29AM
textAffordable Housing Means No on S.B.50 by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
The famous writer, James Baldwin, is back, in our San Francisco mailboxes on a fabulous, urgently needed slick mailer denouncing the racist, anti-labor SB50 luxury housing bill promoted by Democrat State Senator of San Francisco, formerly the worst San Francisco Supervisor in memory, Scott Weiner....
Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:56PM
imageFormer OSHA Med Director Dr. Larry Rose On DIR Christine Baker Corruption Scandal & OSHA
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by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek interviews former Cal-OSHA Medical Director Larry Rose about the systemic corruption scandal by former Division of Industrial Relations Director Christine Baker. He discusses the role of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to prosecute Baker and her daugher and also the appointment of her by former Governor Brown to the Fraud Assessment Commission. Last he discusses the impact of deregulation of workers compensation with the support of Baker and the California AFL-CIO Art Pula...
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:25PM
imageAB392: Ways To Take Action to Save Lives from Police Violence
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by Let Us Live Coalition
We are gearing up for a historic battle in Sacramento and in our communities this legislative session....
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:16PM
imageSpiritual Leader and Chief of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe Caleen Sisk Receives Earth Day Award
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by Miranda Kraus at the Rose Foundation
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment announced Winnemem Wintu Tribal Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk as the winner of the 2019 Anthony Grassroots Prize, an annual $1,000 Earth Day award recognizing an outstanding example of grassroots environmental activism....
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:30PM