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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
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
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
image"Young and Loud" Marches in Mountain View
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by Organize Now!
The newly formed group Young and Loud is a coalition of students that organize events and mobilize youth across the state of California....
Posted: Sun, Jun 12, 2022 10:42pm PDT
imageStudents Walk Out at Three SF Peninsula High Schools
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by For Reproductive Rights
On a national day of action for abortion rights, students at three schools on the San Francisco Peninsula staged walkouts....
Posted: Sun, May 29, 2022 4:17am PDT
imageLook Who's Marching in Mountain View
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by 4reproductiverights
March starting point was Caltrain Station and ending point was Gateway Park. Time to line the ECR! Mountain View, CA...
Posted: Tue, May 17, 2022 1:37am PDT
imageEarth Day in Palo Alto
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by Planet Lover
Earth Day this year coincided with calls for reproductive justice....
Posted: Sat, May 7, 2022 3:24am PDT
imagePalo Alto Calls for Peace in Ukraine Noon and Night Pt. II
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by Gail Schreuter
Enthusiasm is high in Palo Alto, California for supporting the people of Ukraine. On March 6, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom organized a noon action near the entrance of Stanford University. In the evening of the same day, Multifaith Voices for Peace led a second vigil....
Posted: Mon, Mar 7, 2022 3:27pm PST
imagePalo Alto Calls for Peace in Ukraine Noon and Night Pt. I
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by Gail Schreuter
Enthusiasm is high in Palo Alto, California for supporting the people of Ukraine. On March 6, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom organized a noon action near the entrance of Stanford University. In the evening of the same day, Multifaith Voices for Peace led a second vigil....
Posted: Mon, Mar 7, 2022 3:34am PST
calendarPalo Alto: Silent Vigil for Peace in Ukraine
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by WILPF Peninsula
Intersection of Embarcadero and El Camino Real Next to Town and Country Shopping Center 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 94301...
Event Date: Sun, Mar 6, 2022 12:00pm PST
Posted: Wed, Mar 2, 2022 2:27am PST
videoVigorous Abortion Justice Rally and Direct Action, downtown Palo Alto (video/quicktime 71.2MB) by Lis Cox
Youth and Elders united in Palo Alto on Valentines Day to vigorously demand Abortion Justice. A busy intersection was blocked 3 times for a min in direct action....
Posted: Sat, Feb 19, 2022 9:25am PST
imageStanford Stands for Choice on Valentine's Day
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by Valentina Rose
Activists in Palo Alto shut down a major downtown intersection during rush hour to call attention to an impending crisis. The US Supreme Court is poised to dismantle Roe v. Wade if immediate and mass action doesn't stop it....
Posted: Fri, Feb 18, 2022 3:06am PST
imageMemorial Service & Demand for Justice for Chinedu Valentine Okobi
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by Ruth Robertson
A resident of San Mateo County is nine times more likely to get arrested if they are a Black person than if they were white. It can happen just as it did to Chinedu Okobi. On February 13, Okobi's birthday, a memorial event was held at the approximate location where Okobi was tased to death by county sheriff's deputies on October 3, 2018....
Posted: Thu, Feb 17, 2022 4:13am PST
imageWhole Foods Protest on Bezos' Birthday
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by Dancing in the Street Out in Front
On a national day of action to Support Amazon Workers, Raging Grannies, Vigil for Democracy, and Dance of Peace protested in the street in front of Whole Foods in Palo Alto....
Posted: Fri, Jan 14, 2022 9:48pm PST
calendarProtest Amazon Union Busting
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by Raging Grannies in Solidarity with Labor
Whole Foods 774 Emerson St. Downtown Palo Alto...
Event Date: Wed, Jan 12, 2022 3:00pm PST
Posted: Mon, Jan 10, 2022 6:13am PST
imageDemonstration in San Mateo on Anniversary of U.S. Capitol Insurrection
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by RG
photos by Jim Colton, Probonophoto.org please credit the photographer...
Posted: Sat, Jan 8, 2022 4:34am PST
imageSurprise Protests at War Profiteers Boeing and Lockheed Martin in Silicon Valley
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by Action Report
Noisy visitors descended on two of the "Big 5" war companies in Menlo Park and Palo Alto on December 10. Members of CodePink, the Raging Grannies, Bay Area Sunrise Movement, Vigil for Democracy, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and others joined in protest. Activists delivered messages demanding the war profiteers transition to life-enhancing business instead of making a killing on killing....
Posted: Fri, Dec 17, 2021 12:28am PST
videoStrike for Choice in Palo Alto — We Don't Talk to Police (video/quicktime 18.7MB) by Vigil for Democracy
Whole Foods Palo Alto called the police on peaceful pro-choice protestors the afternoon of Dec 1. The action was led by Raging Grannies Action League, who model how to interact with police. “We have no leader.” “We don’t talk to police.” Video is 58 secs....
Posted: Thu, Dec 2, 2021 7:39am PST
imageSan Mateo County Sheriff Says They Will Stop Transfers to ICE Agents
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by Ruth Robertson
A week after San Mateo County residents spoke out overwhelmingly against ICE transfers by local authorities at their annual TRUTH Act Forum, Sheriff Bolanos finally bowed to pressure....
Posted: Wed, Nov 10, 2021 4:26pm PST
textCalifornia Delays Some Dungeness Crab Fishing to Protect Whales by Center for Biological Diversity
Announcement Comes After Humpback Entanglement in Crab Gear...
Posted: Tue, Nov 2, 2021 11:02am PDT