imageTabling for the recall of Drew Glover and Chris Krohn today, Saturday 9-14-2019
by AutumnSun
Things seemed pretty civil today! I believe that following my report of 9-5 2019, where police were called by the two people getting signatures that objected to me taking their pictures, and had called the police on me, the police found me within my legal rights! Also, civil compared to Alex Darocy's report on 9-10-2019, regarding Whole Foods having to call the police on a man who was getting signatures, who had called the Whole Foods manager racial slurs and also threatened Alex!...
Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:42PM
imageThird Annual Far-Right Gathering in Berkeley Continues Record of Failure
by Berkeley Antifa
On Sunday, September 1, a small collection of bored and lonely far-right activists gathered in Berkeley, CA for what was dubbed the “Third Annual March Against Communism.” Despite the massive police presence and resources committed to protecting this tiny group of confused conspiracy theorists, community mobilization kept Berkeley locals safe and ultimately pushed back the far-right’s attempted advances. ...
Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:43PM
imageGlobal Nurses Solidarity Assembly In San Francisco & Nurses Speak Out
by Labor Video Project
A Global Nurses Solidarity Assembly was held in San Francisco on September 12, 13, 14th & 15th. Nurses from 21 countries attended about their fight to defend healthcare against deregulaton and privatization....
Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:58AM
imageLight Projection on Palantir Buildings in Palo Alto Ends Day of Protest
by We Say Never Again
A busy day of protest in Palo Alto targeted Palantir's international headquarters, CEO Alex Karp's home, and City Hall. When evening descended on the city, activists projected messages on two of the company's buildings. Top photo: Palantir headquarters at 100 Hamilton Ave....
Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:47PM
textSept. 20-27: Santa Cruz to Demonstrate in Global Climate Strike by Michelle Merrill
Santa Cruz activists join the Global Climate Strike, Sept. 20-27, to demand transformative changes to address the Climate Emergency; a week of events culminates in Santa Cruz school/work Strike/walkout, march and rally Sept. 27....
Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:46AM
textTelegraph triangle loses status and bench by Anonymous
Berkeley city officials have taken away the special status of the Triangle on Telegraph Avenue. Once a tiny park for people to sit and congregate at Telegraph and Dwight, the city has downgraded the Triangle to being a road median. The bench at the Triangle was removed....
Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:27AM
imageSanta Cruz United Canvasser Handcuffed and Detained by Police at Whole Foods Market
by Alex Darocy
A Santa Cruz United recall signature gatherer was handcuffed and detained by Santa Cruz Police at Whole Foods Market today for harassing and threatening customers and management, and for blocking the entrance to the market repeatedly. For weeks now, stories have been circulating online about canvassers who are harassing community members as they aggressively solicit signatures for the petitions to recall progressive City Councilmembers Drew Glover and Chris Krohn....
Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:35PM
imageFeinstein, Costa Support Weakening of CA Bill Blocking Trump Rollbacks of Environmental Regulations
by Dan Bacher
John McManus, President of the Golden Gate Salmon Association (GGSA), took issue with the contention of Senator Feinstein and Congressmen Costa, Garamendi, Harder and Cox that SB 1 “would prevent the state from incorporating the latest science and other information in permitting decisions.”  “That letter cites new science on species that won't be used if SB 1 goes into effect,” said McManus. “This Is completely false. SB 1 would allow the state to review and revise any of the species prote...
Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:30PM
calendarPalantir: Never Again Is Now! #NoTechForICE by Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps
100 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1616, United States...
Event Date: Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:06PM
textPassing the Buck and Rubberstamping at the Parks and Recreation Commission Yesterday by Robert Norse
Where's the "Progressive" Input at Parks and Recreation ?...
Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:01AM
textAppeals Court to Hear ACLU Discrimination Case Against Dignity Health by ACLU of Northern California
SAN FRANCISCO—The ACLU is set to argue before the Court of Appeal in San Francisco Tuesday on behalf of Evan Minton, a man who was denied health care because he is transgender....
Posted: Mon Sep 9, 2019 4:02PM
imageMore Fake News from 'Big Joe' and 'Santa Cruz Keepin' it Real'
by Santa Cruz News Network
After apologizing to his followers for creating multiple fake news posts on his Santa Cruz, CA: Keepin' It Real hate blog in August, Joe Netro, who publishes the blog anonymously as 'Big Joe 77', is back to creating fake news. Today, Netro is passing along a number of inaccuracies in a post published to the 'Keepin it Real' blog about the City of Santa Cruz Public Safety Committee's report on investigations of the Santa Cruz Police Department completed in 2017 and 2018, which was submitted to...
Posted: Mon Sep 9, 2019 11:48AM
documentNo Curfew, Restore Services!
by Robert Norse
Two half page flyers on the proposed Beach Grab by City Manager Martin Bernal as part of his endless "Drive the Homeless Out of Sight" campaign....
Posted: Mon Sep 9, 2019 9:32AM
imageDemonstrators for Medicare for All March on Office of Congresswoman Eshoo
by Healthcare is a Human Right
On September 5, Santa Clara County Single Payer Coalition and National Nurses United led a protest that started with a march through downtown Palo Alto leading to the door of Congresswoman Anna Eshoo. The Congresswoman has made it clear she is against eliminating for-profit insurance companies from our healthcare system and replacing them with a non-profit federal system. Photos: Jack Owicki, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sun Sep 8, 2019 7:17PM
imageProtesters Call Out "Massacre Mitch" in Mountain View
by More Laws Needed
On Monday, August 19, 2019 at the intersection of El Camino Real and Castro Street in Mountain View, California, protesters waved signs including one demanding that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell act to prevent shooting massacres. They said that although nearly 40,000 Americans die every year from gun violence, our politicians--especially those bought out by the NRA--have refused to address the issue other than with their thoughts and prayers. Photos by Jack Owicki, Pro Bono Photo. ...
Posted: Sun Sep 8, 2019 5:32PM
textOuting the Bay Area NRA contributors near you by Lynda Carson
The contributors to the NRA are responsible for all the mass killings that are taking place with guns and ammunition provided by the gun industry, which is partnered with the NRA!...
Posted: Sat Sep 7, 2019 10:49PM
imageTom Noddy Explains How the Santa Cruz Recall is Undemocratic
by Santa Cruz News Network
Known world-wide as a performing artist for his enchanting "Bubble-Magic" show, Santa Cruz's Tom Noddy explains why he believes the campaign to recall Santa Cruz City Councilmembers Chris Krohn and Drew Glover is "an effort to reverse the results of the election through a less democratic process". In a recent post on his Facebook page, Noddy states: "the two progressives, in order to hold their seats, must receive 50% +1 of the electorate and if they don't, they will be replaced by one of the...
Posted: Sat Sep 7, 2019 11:25AM
textExposing the contributors to the NRA, a domestic terrorist organization by Lynda Carson
Now that the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a resolution declaring that the National Rifle Association (NRA) is a domestic terrorist organization, this may mean that the NRA and it’s contributors should come under much closer scrutiny!...
Posted: Sat Sep 7, 2019 2:52AM
textAmah Mutsun Tribal Band Will Lead ‘Walk for Juristac’ Sunday to Protect Sacred Lands by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, Calif.— The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band will be stepping forward in a public journey of healing and restoration on Sunday. One of the greatest challenges before the tribe is the protection of their sacred grounds at Juristac (Sargent Ranch). The site is currently threatened by Sargent Quarry, a proposed 320-acre sand-and-gravel mining operation....
Posted: Fri Sep 6, 2019 4:00PM
imageLies, Misinformation, Theft and Threats to Our Freedom of the Press
by Mike Rhodes
The Community Alliance newspaper is an alternative/independent monthly newspaper in Fresno Ca. Photo below: Distributer Director Peter Maiden with the rack that caused a controversy between the Community Alliance and the City of Fresno....
Posted: Fri Sep 6, 2019 11:29AM