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imageDepartment of Finance audit reveals repeated oil and gas regulation violations
by Dan Bacher
“If you thought that dining with an oil lobbyist at French Laundry showed Newsom’s true colors, this audit proves you right,” said Kretzmann. “Even as his own agency is calling for illegal oil and gas wells to be shut down, Newsom and his regulators continue to turn a blind eye and hand out more dangerous permits.”...
Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:13PM
imageThanksgiving Holiday With Food Not Bombs
by Lynda Carson
People at People's Park in Berkeley, lined up to get a free meal from the wonderful folks at Food Not Bombs:...
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:15PM
calendarHealthcare is a Human Right! Treat Tyejaun Shepherd or Free Him!
by No Justice Under Capitalism
Martinez Detention Facility 1000 Ward St Martinez, CA 94553...
Event Date: Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:00PM
Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:41AM
imageTwelve deaths at Oakland’s Mercy Retirement and Care Center
by Lynda Carson
Coronavirus Covid-19 Ravages Oakland’s Mercy Retirement and Care Center:...
Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:45AM
imageUCSF Hospital Bosses Cutting Staffing In Middle Of Covid Pandemic!
by Labor Video Project
CNA UCSF nurses and workers from AFSCME 3299 and CWA UPTE spoke up against the cutbacks of nurses and other staff threatening the health and safety of the workers and patients. The UCSF management, UC Regents and Governor Newsom according to the workers are continuing to put profit before patients and workers....
Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2020 6:00PM
textSan Francisco Empty and Abandoned Buildings (3rd Quarter, 2020) by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
SF Food Not Bombs has updated the San Francisco Department of Building Inspection’s list of empty and abandoned buildings through September, 2020 on this webpage:
Posted: Wed Nov 4, 2020 9:42AM
textIMD Path and Quick Test Now Launch Antioch COVID Testing Site by QuickTestNow
IMD Path and Quick Test Now launch a COVID testing site in Antioch, California....
Posted: Tue Nov 3, 2020 10:41PM
imageMoms 4 Housing Declare Victory: Moms' House to Remain in Community Hands Forever
by Dave Id
After nearly a year of struggle, Moms for Housing announced on October 9 that their house on Magnolia Street in West Oakland has been purchased and will never again sit empty for the sole purpose of increasing the profits of real estate speculators. Dominique Walker opened the press conference by declaring, "This is officially Moms' House." (Full audio below)...
Posted: Mon Nov 2, 2020 11:56PM
imageGayle McLaughlin for Richmond City Council
by Lynda Carson
Photo of Gayle McLaughlin...
Posted: Mon Nov 2, 2020 9:19PM
textBerkeley Cops Arrest Protestor, Squelch 5G Opposition at AT&T's Bidding by Phoebe Sorgen
After holding educational forums, protesting, and lobbying for three years for stronger local telecom laws, Berkeleyans are engaging in non-violent direct action to stop 4th and 5th Generation cell antennas that are being rolled out throughout Berkeley. An all-night vigil near Berkeley Natural Grocery began at 12:30 AM on October 28, but antennas were installed later that day on the corner of Nielsen as well as at Monterey Market....
Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2020 1:46AM
calendarTrick or Treat for Rent Relief
by Tenant councils
Piedmont Park Highland Ave and Mountain Ave Piedmont, CA...
Event Date: Sat Oct 31, 2020 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:27PM
calendarStop the City's Attacks on Food Not Bombs and the Survival Encampments by Keith McHenry (posted by Norse)
809 Center St. City Council Courtyard (across from the main closed library)....
Event Date: Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2020 8:18PM
imageUNA Santa Cruz Celebrates Nobel Prize and United Nations Day
by Steve Pleich
UN World Food Program Awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize...
Posted: Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:59PM
imageOakland’s new Encampment Management Policy (EMP) threatens the unhoused
by Lynda Carson
Black, Asian, & Latino Adults Have The Most Trouble Paying The Rent During The Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic:...
Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:50PM
audioCurtis Reliford - Santa Cruz Peace Train (audio/mpeg 65.0MB) by John Malkin
Santa Cruz activist Curtis Reliford discusses being attacked recently and his efforts to continue providing clothes and other materials to those in need across the USA....
Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:04PM
imageNewsom Administration approves 6 more fracking permits, bringing the total to 54 this year
by Dan Bacher
"Gov. Newsom sacrifices our health, food, water and climate while dodging criticism when he issues new fracking permits on a Friday night,” said Alexandra Nagy, California Director of Food & Water Watch and Food & Water Action. “Newsom's concern over climate change is a deceptive mirage as his actions reveal a strong adherence to the status quo....
Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:45PM
imageThere are Many Reasons to Oppose the Library/Garage/Housing Project in Downtown Santa Cruz
by Santa Cruz News
Rick Longinotti of the Campaign for Sustainable Transportation has written a rebuttal to former Mayor of Santa Cruz Don Lane's blog post in support of the proposed six-story library/garage/housing project. Read Longinotti's full response below....
Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:56PM
textIn CA, Latino farming communities hardest by COVID-19 and environmental injustice by Ramona du Houx
The California Latino community has been disproportionately infected by the coronavirus. Latinos make up 39 percent of the population in the state, but account for 56 percent of COVID-19 infections and 46 percent of deaths. That’s three times the rate as Whites. State officials say, many employers have not reliably provided protective equipment to workers or implemented social distancing or mask wearing rules. This is systemic racism. Too often, they live in neighborhoods that are located ne...
Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:23PM
documentFlyer Distributed During the Indigenous Slaughter Day Protest
by Robert Norse
Two demonstrations were held remembering the lives and deaths of Native people as well as the local homeless and poor on October 12th also known in settler-celebrator circles as "Columbus Day" and among others as Indigenous Peoples Day....
Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:49AM
imageHealthcare Workers Endorse Brown, Hill and Kumar for Santa Cruz City Council
by Santa Cruz News Network
The National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) has endorsed Sandy Brown, Kelsey Hill, and Kayla Kumar for Santa Cruz City Council in the November 2020 election. Additionally, NUHW has endorsed John Leopold for Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors, District 1....
Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:22PM