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imageNo More Kaiser Suicides! NUHW Members Strike Kaiser Health System
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by Labor Video Project
Two thousand Kaiser NUHW healthcare workers went on an indefinite strike on August 15, 2022 for proper staffing and compensation to keep healthcare professionals on the jobs. As a result of a lack of proper staffing, Members and patients at Kaisers have committed suicide. Clinicians...
Posted: Mon, Aug 15, 2022 10:25pm PDT
imageStop Discharges At Laguna Honda Hospital: Discharges = Deaths Say Labor, Community & Famil
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by Labor Video Project
Labor and community activists as well as family members rallied at San Francisco Laguna Honda hospital to protest the deaths of 9 residents and patients who were discharged by London Breed's Department of Public Health management. Speakers discussed the drive for privatization and the corruption in government agencies that led to these murders....
Posted: Sat, Aug 13, 2022 8:41pm PDT
imageMinimum income requirements continue to exclude the poor from affordable housing projects
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by Lynda Carson
Public Housing Is Being Privatized By So-Called Nonprofit Affordable Housing Developers, And Turned Into So-Called Affordable Housing Projects That Exclude The Poorest Of The Poor With Minimum Income Requirements!...
Posted: Sat, Aug 13, 2022 2:33am PDT
imageNowhere Land: The Magical Thinking of Santa Cruz Officials
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by Keith McHenry
“The staff at the Armory treated me so badly I climbed on the van with my walker and bags and moved to the bushes near the Benchlands,” explained a recently widowed woman in her 70s at the Union of the Homeless meeting this week. She was one of more than twenty Benchland residents who came to discuss the closing of camp....
Posted: Thu, Aug 11, 2022 6:00pm PDT
imageFences Torn Down at 24th and Mission BART Plaza
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by Mission Defence SF
Last night, the plaza at 24th St & Mission in San Francisco was reclaimed for the people in solidarity with People’s Park in Berkeley, Parker Elementary in Oakland, Echo Park in LA, Mystic Garden in Daly City and every fight for the liberation of public space and against the ever-encroaching police state!...
Posted: Wed, Aug 10, 2022 2:34pm PDT
text2022 Berkeley Rent Board Convention Announces Final Slate Member by Berkeley Rent Board Convention
Berkeleyans select Nathan Mizell to join Negeene Mosaed, Soli Alpert, Ida Martinac, and Vanessa Danielle Marrero on the progressive, pro-tenant Rent Board slate...
Posted: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 10:57pm PDT
imageAverage Oakland one bedroom apartments skyrocket to $3,022 per month
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by Lynda Carson
Rents At 312 24th Street, In Oakland, Range From A Whopping $3,620 Per Month For A Studio Apartment, To As Much As $14,910 Per Month For A Three Bedroom Apartment, In A Violent Crime Ridden Neighborhood!...
Posted: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 10:45pm PDT
imageTaking the Streets for Reproductive Justice in Palo Alto
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by Our Streets
1 minute mp4 video by Lis Cox. Photos by Jim Colton, ProBonoPhoto.org Please credit the creators...
Posted: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 3:13am PDT
calendarRally and Street Party for Safe Streets Oakland
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by Senior & Disability Action/ Earthly Coffee
The Northeast corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd & 55th Street, Oakland Ca...
Event Date: Fri, Aug 12, 2022 3:00pm PDT
Posted: Mon, Aug 8, 2022 12:49pm PDT
imageSutter Health CAN reopen the Mickelson Therapy Pool
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by David Canepa/Lindsay Raike
Background: Sutter Health has the means to reopen the Mickelson Therapy pool but doesn’t want to because it can make more money by closing it and offering more profitable services in its place. Meanwhile disabled people of all ages and seniors are left without a single accessible facility on the San Francisco Peninsula. The pool has been closed for over two years....
Posted: Sun, Aug 7, 2022 10:30pm PDT
textPeople's Park: Berkeley City Council to Vote on "Tear Gas" Authorization Tonight by Situational Awareness
A special meeting of the Berkeley City Council is scheduled for TONIGHT, Thursday August 4 @ 8:15PM. The topic is to suspend the city's policy banning the use of chemical weapons. This proposed change of policy is in response to the People's Park protest. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89083608532 More info at: berkeleyca.gov...
Posted: Thu, Aug 4, 2022 9:42am PDT
calendarStop the SCPD Sweeps! Stop Lying About Available Shelter! Services Not Threats! by Robert Norse
Community Room, Santa Cruz Police Station Laurel and Center Streets....
Event Date: Tue, Aug 2, 2022 3:30pm PDT
Posted: Mon, Aug 1, 2022 8:10pm PDT
textFilling a Vacancy on the 2022 Berkeley Rent Board Slate by Berkeley Rent Board Convention
The Berkeley Rent Board Convention seeks candidates by THIS THURSDAY, August 4 to fill a vacancy on the 2022 Progressive, Pro-Tenant Berkeley Rent Board Slate...
Posted: Sun, Jul 31, 2022 10:52pm PDT
imageSTOMP to Make Sutter Health Reopen Therapy Pool--Rally
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by Save the Mickelson Pool Advocate
S.T.O.M.P. stands for Save The/Our Mickelson Pool. About 100 activists, many former pool users, gathered in front of the entrance to the Mickelson Therapy Pool in San Mateo on July 24. They demanded that Sutter Health reopen the facility that it shut down in March 2020....
Posted: Mon, Jul 25, 2022 3:20am PDT
imageThousands of Unhoused to be Swept with No Adequate Shelter in Sacramento
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by Sacramento Homeless Union
My name is Crystal Sanchez, and I am the Western Regional Director for the National Union of the Homeless and the President of the Sacramento Homeless Union. Today, I write to you in total dismay and frustration. As many of you know, the 2022 point in time count was recently released with an astonishing 9,300 unhoused people counted and a whopping 20,000 people on any given night living on the streets of Sacramento. We know the pit count number is inadequate and low due to low volunteers and ...
Posted: Sat, Jul 23, 2022 4:41pm PDT
textCity’s Oversized Vehicles Ordinance Goes Down by Linda Ellen Lemaster
The Coastal Commission has again overruled City of Santa Cruz parking ordinance along the City’s coastline. Renders ordinance useless....
Posted: Sat, Jul 23, 2022 10:51am PDT
imageRise Up 4 Abortion Rights in Union Square
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by CAGrimes
Photos: Cornelia Grimes / Pro Bono Photo Part of Ongoing protest for Abortion Rights in the Bay Area...
Posted: Tue, Jul 19, 2022 5:48pm PDT
text2022 Berkeley Rent Board Convention Results Announced by Berkeley Rent Board Convention
Berkeleyans select Negeene Mosaed, Soli Alpert, Ida Martinac, Della Moran, and Vanessa Danielle Marrero as the progressive, pro-tenant slate for Rent Board...
Posted: Mon, Jul 18, 2022 8:22pm PDT
imageUnhoused, Undercounted and Underserved
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by Bob McCloskey
This is one article in a series in the Fresno based Community Alliance newspaper. The theme is to Follow the Money. This article will appear in the August 2022 issue of the paper....
Posted: Sat, Jul 16, 2022 9:47pm PDT
imageJuly '22 Rage for Reproductive Rights Continues
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by Protest Reports
July 4th - 10th saw more protests for abortion rights/reproductive justice in the SF Bay Area in SF, San Jose and Alameda. Photos here are from the July 4th demonstration of about 800 people who rallied at the Ferry Building in San Francisco, then marched to Pier 39 where some burned an American flag....
Posted: Tue, Jul 12, 2022 1:16am PDT