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calendarNational Pig Night Out Chalk it up by Zachary RunningWolf
In the East Bay Neighborhoods...
Event Date: Tue Aug 2, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Sat Jul 30, 2016 2:55PM
image2 Religious Groups Representing Together 24% Of the Population Control The Supreme Court
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by Fairness
It's time to end the lifetime appointments of Supreme Court justices....
Posted: Sat Jul 30, 2016 1:27PM
audioThis Week in Palestine, July 29th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.5MB) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 23, to the 29, 2016....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:58PM
textSF Janitors Demand Union Contract by Solidarity Forever
For the past week or so, the janitors in the San Francisco Financial District have had marches and rallies on Market Street and at various locations in the Financial District demanding a union contract. The latest was a Friday, July 29, 2016, 5 p.m. march down Montgomery Street with a sound truck in the lead, followed by red flags and a huge banner calling for Bread & Prosperity, with about 1,000 janitors chanting The People United Will Never Be Defeated, El Pueblo Unido Jamas Sera Venci...
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 7:36PM
documentPetition Calls on EPA to Require Pesticide Companies to Disclose Data on Chemical Mixtures
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Agency Has Approved Nearly 100 Pesticide Products Without Accounting for Dangers of Synergistic Effects...
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 6:23PM
textMassive Mine Threatens America's Only Known Jaguar, Local Water Supplies by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz., July 29, 2016 — In an important development in the effort to save America’s only known jaguar, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles regional office has recommended denial of an essential permit for the proposed Rosemont copper mine in southern Arizona. The denial recommendation was forwarded this week to the Corps’ San Francisco office, which has said it will issue a final decision within six months. The massive open pit copper mine would destroy thousands of acres of ...
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 6:16PM
imageSF Taxi Transit Workers On Tech, UBER, Lyft And Deregulation
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by Labor Video Project
Taxi drivers and transit workers talked about the role of UBER and Lyft on the lives of taxi workers, drivers and the public at a forum sponsored by SF Taxi Workers Alliance...
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 5:22PM
imageDrew Glover for Santa Cruz City Council Fund raising event held Wednesday July 27, 2016
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by AutumnSun
This was one of the early fund raisers that will be held for Drew! I would personally like to thank everyone who turned out for this event, especially Suzanne Williams who so graciously opened her home to us for this event! I also want to thank Kelsey Hill who help me a lot with this posting!...
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 5:05PM
textSanta Cruz Sentinel Reporter Leaves Questionable Voicemail by Tannery Concerned
A phone call from a Santa Cruz Sentinel staff reporter left a sting and insulted a friend of the mother of Maddy Middleton this week. He left his name and intention and the phone message is included with more. This was the year anniversary of the tragedy that happened last year at Tannery....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 4:09PM
calendarPayday Loans, the Panama Papers and Poverty
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by Nancy Montier
Skyline Community Church 12540 Skyline Blvd. Oakland, CA 94619...
Event Date: Sun Aug 7, 2016 12:30PM
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 3:45PM
textNuclear Shutdown News July 2016 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline of the nuclear power industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those who are working to create a nuclear free future. Here is out June 2016 report....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:23PM
audioSister of Navy Yard mass shooter speaks out about untreated mental illness (audio/mpeg 41.6MB) by WTUL News and Views
Naomi Alexis, Sister of Navy Yard mass shooter Aaron Alexis, speaks out about untreated serious mental illness. Aaron Alexis showed symptoms of mental illness throughout his life but his illness went undiagnosed and ignored for years. The result was that he was violent toward his sisters and later became a danger to himself and others. He shot and killed 13 people including himself at a Navy Yard in Washington D.C. in the fall of 2013....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:40AM
imageBye Libby — Freedom Now Banner Hang at Oakland City Hall
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by Dave Id
Following the recent wave of demonstrations nationwide after the police murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, a call went out for Freedom Now protests on July 21 targeting the support infrastructure for police oppression, especially police "unions" for their constant and unequivocal defense of cops accused of brutality. In Oakland, while speakers were addressing a rally in Oscar Grant plaza, activists with ladders hung a large banner between the two primary columns at the main entra...
Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:09PM
calendarMystery Authors Panel
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by Kate Raphael
BARNES & N0BLE, Hacienda Crossings, 4972 Dublin Boulevard, Dublin, CA 94568...
Event Date: Sun Aug 28, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:05PM
imageYoung Freedom Now Activists Build Altar for Stolen Lives and March in Oakland
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by Dave Id
Following the recent wave of demonstrations nationwide after the police murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, a call went out for Freedom Now protests on July 21 targeting the support infrastructure for police oppression, especially police "unions" for their constant and unequivocal defense of cops accused of brutality. In Oakland, a Black Lives Matter event for children was held at Oscar Grant plaza, followed by a march and rally....
Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2016 10:37PM
calendarScreening: Out in the Night
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by Liberated Lens Collective
Oakland Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave...
Event Date: Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:30PM
Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2016 9:27PM
calendarScreening: Dogtown Redemption
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by Liberated Lens Collective
Oakland Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave...
Event Date: Tue Aug 9, 2016 7:30PM
Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2016 9:13PM
calendarEast Bay Homes not Jails in Collaboration with Liberated Lens present: Occupy Everything by East Bay Homes not Jails
The Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck ave Oakland...
Event Date: Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:30PM
Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2016 7:39PM
calendarA Better World Festival
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by Holly Harwood
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org...
Event Date: Sat Aug 20, 2016 3:00PM
Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2016 5:19PM
textThe Shortwave Report 07/29/16 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2016 4:46PM