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image STEP 3:The SFCC HR Hearing Of SEIU1021 Potrero Hill Health Center Steward Cheryl Thornton 480_seiu1021_junteenth_rally_chains_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
SEIU 1021 SF Potrero Hill Health Center steward Cheryl Thornton is a whistleblower and has been fighting to defend the clinic against racism and gentrification. The city is planning to close the community clinics down in their privatization drive. She talks about the frame-up against her and also others discuss the racist attack on African American workers and ethnic cleansing in San Francisco....
Posted: Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:57AM
image Who Owns California 2018: Big Oil and the Western States Petroleum Association 480_no_redd_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Most of the news coverage by mainstream and alternative media of Jerry Brown's Global Climate Action Summit from September 12 to 14 and the big protests by indigenous and front line communities against Jerry Brown's policies of carbon trading and expanding oil drilling in California has neglected one huge issue: Big Oil and the Western State's Petroleum Association's grip on CA politics. It's hard to report on the subservience of Jerry Brown and other politicians to the fossil fuel indust...
Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:10PM
calendar Be the Change, Be the Refuge: Cultivating Self Love and Collective Liberation 480_september_benefit_for_ebmc_1_1_1.jpg by East Bay Meditation Center
First Church 2345 Channing Way Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:55PM
image Photos and Video from Climate March 480_img_5796_1.jpg by D. Boyer
On Saturday September 8, 2018 tens of thousands of people gathered in San Francisco California and marched through the streets demanding "bold action on climate, jobs and justice." Photos and video from the climate march....
Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:10AM
image Protesters Clog Streets, Disrupt Speakers at Global Climate Action Summit 480_gcaslargeindy__1__1.jpg by R. Stevens
Climate action demonstrators blocked entrances, chained themselves to conference center gates, and disrupted speakers at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco on September 13th....
Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:17AM
image Interview with Analicia and Dexter Cube of Take Back Santa Cruz 480_dexter-emannuel-p-and-analicia-cube-of-take-back-santa-cruz_1.jpg by Peter Green
On September 12 (on the Santa Cruz Police Department Facebook page) the co-founders of Take Back Santa Cruz (TBSC) Analicia and Dexter Cube opened up with me for a candid, "on the fly" interview. Dexter answered questions about his past and his multiple brushes with the law, including being fined tens of thousands of dollars by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and losing his licence for defrauding his financial clients. He also discussed more minor brushes with the law, including ...
Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:44PM
text 9/12/18 SF Board of Appeals Finally Approves Removal of Racist Statute by Power to the People
On September 12, 2018, the San Francisco Board of Appeals had a re-hearing on the appeal of Frear Stephen Schmid of the decision of the San Francisco Arts Commission to remove the racist statute depicting a Native American as subservient in San Francisco’s Civic Center. On 2/21/18, the Arts Commission had issued a Certificate of Appropriateness to remove this racist statue. Schmid appealed and on 4/18/18, this Board of Appeals granted the appeal 5 to 0! A rehearing was granted on June 13, 2...
Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:49PM
image No Coal in Oakland Joins March of 30,000 in SF 480_frances_kendall_1.jpg by No Coal
On September 8th, 2018, No Coal in Oakland (NCIO) joined 30,000 marchers in San Francisco to demand that elected leaders commit to no new fossil fuels and a just and fair transition to 100% renewable energy at the coming week's Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) and beyond. photo by Frances Kendall...
Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:39PM
image Jury finds pipeline company guilty in Refugio Oil Spill off the Santa Barbara Coast 480_refugio_oil_spill_in_santa_barbara_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
On May 19, 2015, the highly-pressurized pipeline operated by Plains to transport crude oil ruptured on shore just north of Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County, bringing back memories of the disastrous Santa Barbara Oil Spill of 1969 that helped spark the modern environmental movement....
Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:00AM
calendar Occupy Whole Foods 480_39409228_1626112911020591_5807109604567416832_o_1.jpg by Direct Action Everywhere
Whole Foods Market (3000 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley)...
Event Date: Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:00AM
Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:48PM
text Outing the chapters of the nefarious Federalist Society of Northern California by Lynda Carson
In San Francisco, the nefarious Federalist Society has a chapter located in the law firm of Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP, and attorney Joseph R. Rose is the contact person for the Federalist Society, at Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP!...
Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:45AM
calendar Rise Against Climate Capitalism: Peaceful March & Mass Action at SF Global Climate Summit 480_it_takes_roots_1_1_1.jpg by It Takes Roots, Idle No More SF Bay, Others
Jessie Square, 736 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:00AM
Posted: Sun Sep 9, 2018 8:11PM
calendar Rise Against Climate Capitalism: Non-Violent Protest Against Climate Change Profiteers 480_it_takes_roots_1.jpg by It Takes Roots, Idle No More SF Bay, Others
Parc 55 hotel, 55 Cyril Magnin St. San Francisco, CA 94102...
Event Date: Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:00AM
Posted: Sun Sep 9, 2018 6:13PM
image Rise Up for Climate, Jobs and Justice in SF Has Overbearing Organizers 480_climchangebanner__1__1_1_1.jpg by R. Stevens
350.org, the major organizers of this event, made it very slick; it was a little TOO slick. There are reports surfacing that people were told to abandon certain signs and that they could only perform "pre-approved" songs and chants in both Sacramento and San Francisco. The more radical elements we are used to seeing in a San Francisco demonstration were lacking....
Posted: Sun Sep 9, 2018 3:49PM
image No Rezoning for Condos on Ocean St. Extension: No Public Pain for Private Gain 480_ocean_street_extension_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Ocean Street Extension Neighborhood Assoc.
We do not support amending the Santa Cruz General Plan to rezone 1930 Ocean Street Extension. A 40-unit condo project by the cemetery on a rural, dead-end street, far from bus lines and city center goes against the city General Plan to concentrate housing near essential services & transportation for walking/biking & reducing car trips. The problem is at crisis point. Especially dangerous is the Ocean St./Graham Hill Rd/Hwy 1&17 bottleneck. Please sign and share the petition: https://www.chang...
Posted: Sun Sep 9, 2018 3:14PM
image Santa Cruz City Council Considers Garage-Library 480_downtown_santa_cruz_library_garage_1.jpg by Rick Longinotti
The mayor confirmed that the Council will hear the City proposal for the garage-library on Tuesday at the 7pm session. Let’s plan to meet at 6:30pm outside the Council chambers with signs, etc....
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 10:58PM
image Save Westside Santa Cruz - Stop the Dream Inn's massive expansion at West Cliff & Bay 480_santa_cruz_dream_inn_1.jpg by Save Westside Santa Cruz
We are opposed to the proposed expansion and over-development of the Dream Inn parking lot, which has been submitted to the City of Santa Cruz Planning Department. Sign the petition to stop this development here: https://www.change.org/p/city-of-santa-cruz-save-westside-santa-cruz-stop-the-dream-inn-s-massive-expansion-at-west-cliff-bay-372f7812-e6be-401e-9aff-2e2b9e7909aa...
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 8:33PM
image The Necessity of Organization: The League of Revolutionary Struggle and the Watsonville Canning Strike 480_watsonville_canning_plant_strike_credit_holger_leue_feb_1986_1.jpg by Peter Shapiro, Viewpoint Magazine
The Pajaro Valley lies about 100 miles south of San Francisco. Its rich soil, abundant groundwater, and unusually long growing season make it one of the most productive agricultural regions in the United States. For years its main population center, the town of Watsonville, produced most of the frozen food on the nation’s dinner tables. Thanks to an insipid television commercial, millions of Americans in the 1950s knew it as “the Valley of the Jolly Green Giant.”...
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 8:14PM
image Central Coast Union Workers and Allies Rise Up and Reclaim Labor Day 480_labor_day_rally_2018_watsonville_seiu_521_1.jpg by SEIU Local 521
Hundreds Celebrate our Union Contributions to the Central Coast Community...
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 3:44PM
calendar Fake Rent Control Alert 480_santa_cruz_for_rent_control_1.jpg by YES on M: Santa Cruz for Rent Control
City Hall 809 Center St,, Santa Cruz, California 95060...
Event Date: Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:45PM
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 2:13PM