documentSierra Club Opposes the CalAm Desalination Project
by Sierra Club - Ventana Chapter
The City of Marina, Marina Coast Water District and Citizens for Just Water will be challenging the approval of a Coastal Development Permit (CDP) for the CalAm Slant Well Desalination project at a de novo hearing before the CA Coastal Commission on November 14, 2019. This is an all-important last major approval for CalAm and the outcome will either stop the project outright or advance the project to the building stage. This project contains major flaws that were not considered by the CA Publ...
Posted: Sun Oct 6, 2019 11:28AM
imageNUHW members strike Janus of Santa Cruz
by National Union of Healthcare Workers
NUHW members at Janus of Santa Cruz held their first-ever strike on Thursday, September 26, after management imposed a first contract that did not remedy poverty wages that has forced many workers to find new jobs....
Posted: Sun Oct 6, 2019 11:07AM
imageTech Crunch Bubble Bust In San Francisco
by Labor Video Project
At the Tech Crunch Disrupt 2019 conference, a protest took place against tech being used to exploit and destroy workers. Also, the failed IPO of WeWork will have other casualties....
Posted: Fri Oct 4, 2019 11:16PM
textTrump Bucks Protests, Opens 725,500 Acres of California’s Central Coast to Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
MARINA, Calif., October 4, 2019 — The Trump administration today dismissed protests and made a formal decision to open 725,500 acres of public lands and mineral estate across California’s Central Coast and the Bay Area to new oil and gas drilling and fracking....
Posted: Fri Oct 4, 2019 10:10AM
imageBiden Benefit Picketed by AFSCME3299 At Senator Feinstein & UC Regent Blum's House
by Labor Video Project
UC AFSCME 3299 workers protested a benefit for Joe Biden at the mansion of UC Regent Richard Blum and Senator Diane Feinstein. The tickets cost $1 thousand plus....
Posted: Fri Oct 4, 2019 12:30AM
imageWhole Foods Files Restraining Order to Ban Animal Rights Activists From All California Locations
by DxE
Following Monday’s protests in San Francisco, activists say Whole Foods’ parent-company Amazon continually seeks to silence animal cruelty and transparency concerns with heavy-handed legal action...
Posted: Thu Oct 3, 2019 8:01PM
imageSan Francisco ICE Deportation Hearings Tear Families Apart
by Leon Kunstenaar (Photos and Text)
Cambodian refugees protest immigration raids...
Posted: Thu Oct 3, 2019 7:39PM
imageDay After Mass Arrests, Animal Activists Swarm SF City Hall to Ask for “Right to Rescue"
by DxE
Activists face multiple felony charges after exposing alleged criminal animal cruelty at Amazon-suppyling factory farms...
Posted: Thu Oct 3, 2019 7:37PM
imageUSGS report reveals oil waste fluid contaminates CA groundwater
by Dan Bacher
“The Central Valley, particularly Kern County, ranks number one for numerous environmental injustices, including having the worst air quality in the nation. To add insult to injury, now we have confirmation of something we suspected all along: Wastewater from oil companies is contaminating our groundwater,” said Gustavo Aguirre Jr., Kern County coordinator for the Central California Environmental Justice Network....
Posted: Thu Oct 3, 2019 5:00PM
calendarCommunity Vigil for Victim of Police Chinedu Okobi
by Justice For Chinedu
1400 El Camino Real, San Bruno (In front of Kumon Learning Center)...
Event Date: Thu Oct 3, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 3, 2019 8:49AM
imageActivists Hoist Giant Jeff Bezos Head on Whole Foods’ Roof, Protest Criminal Animal Abuse
by DxE
Thirty-seven animal activists arrested protesting Jeff Bezos, Amazon, and Whole Food in San Francisco. Activists’ letter asks Bezos to disavow prosecution of factory-farm whistleblowers....
Posted: Wed Oct 2, 2019 8:36PM
imageDrew Glover Chris Krohn Recall update
by AutumnSun
A quick stop at Whole Foods for a couple vegan donuts. Santa Cruz United was there with their table and Recall Drew Glover and Chris Krohn sign....
Posted: Wed Oct 2, 2019 8:36PM
calendarJustice for Jessica -- October 9th rally and press conference at San Francisco City Hall
by Morning Star Gali
San Francisco City Hall Steps on Polk Street...
Event Date: Wed Oct 9, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 2, 2019 1:49PM
imageHong Kong Issue in SF Bay Area: Masks in Civic Center, Precautions at Stanford
by R. Robertson
On September 29, the Northern California Hong Kong Club held a rally in San Francisco's Civic Center. Fearing reprisals, many demonstrators wore masks to hide their identities. Meanwhile, at Stanford University, security is tight ahead of a China program to be held from 2:30pm on October 2, “Hong Kong: A City in Turmoil." [Photos by Charlie Moehle, Pro Bono Photo, Please credit the photographer]...
Posted: Wed Oct 2, 2019 5:15AM
textOakland files lawsuit to block Oakland Athletics from buying Coliseum complex by Lynda Carson
Indeed, billionaire John J. Fisher’s plan to build a stadium at Howard Terminal will result in the loss of many present and future middle class jobs, and will result in higher priced housing and condominiums that most Oaklanders cannot afford. Despite all their promises, the A’s and multi-billionaire John Fisher have never built any affordable housing near the Coliseum, or anywhere in the Bay Area. The Oakland City Council sold out Oaklanders by voting to support the A’s stadium plan for Howa...
Posted: Tue Oct 1, 2019 10:00PM
imageYoung and Old Rise Up for Climate Action in Palo Alto
by Climate Strike Now
Grassroots action with a local face--young and old rose for Climate Action in Palo Alto on September 20. [photos: Teri Vershel, Pro Bono Photo, please credit the photographer]...
Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:50PM
imageUAW GM Strikers Solidarity Action & Songs In San Leandro
by Labor Video Project
Supporters of striking UAW GM workers rallied and sang out at a GM dealership in San Leandro. Many drivers showed support....
Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2019 3:07PM
documentSF Action To Free Julian Assange And Chelsea Manning
by Leon Kunstenaar (Photos and Text)
Persecuted Whistleblowers Need Support...
Posted: Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:22PM
imageSan Jose Students Demonstrate, Ready to Act for Climate Justice
by On the Move
An estimated 1,000 students expressed their commitment to a clean climate and a more just world...not only that, they have plans to make that happen. [Photos: Chris Cassell, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer]...
Posted: Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:00AM
imageTies Exposed Between Westlands and Aurelia Skipwith, USFWS Director Nominee
by Dan Bacher
“Aurelia Skipwith’s deep ties to the swamp and special interests were enough for former mega-lobbyist turned-Interior Secretary Bernhardt to consider her qualified to head up Fish and Wildlife Services, despite her strikingly scant resume,” said Jayson O’Neill, Deputy Director of Western Values Project...
Posted: Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:00AM