Millions for Prisoners Human Rights: Marchers in DC and San Jose demand abolition of slavery
Called by prisoners to give voice to their demand to strike the slavery clause from the 13th Amendment – making slavery legal “as a punishment for crime,” thus legally holding 2.3 million imprisoned Americans in slavery today – thousands turned out in as many as 16 cities in the middle of Black August, on Aug. 19, 2017, to abolish slavery and end mass incarceration. Here are two initial reports from the main march in Washington, D.C., and the solidarity march in San Jose, California, where...
Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:24PM
Solidarity in San José with Millions for Prisoners March in DC
Created to honor the deaths of George and Jonathan Jackson—freedom fighters who were killed by authorities in the early 70s—Black August holds a long tradition and legacy of resistance....
Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:36PM
Millions for Prisoners Human Rights, San Jose
Raymond Bernal Jr. Park 7th Street and Mission Street San Jose, CA 95112...
Event Date: Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:30AM
Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:01PM
Legislature Advances Bill To Stop Secret Surveillance In California
Senator Jerry Hill, author of a statewide surveillance equipment transparency initiative said, “the bill creates public disclosure and legislative oversight and changes a status quo where law enforcement agencies deploy multiple kinds of tracking equipment and technologies with no public review at all.”...
Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:41PM
Ban the Bomb Rally Santa Clara/San Jose
Stevens Creek and Winchester Blvds (Peace Crossroads) in Santa Clara (where the March Against Sharia and the much larger Unity Rally were on June 10)...
Event Date: Sat Jun 17, 2017 11:30AM
Posted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:48PM
Unity Rally - Stand Against Hate
Stevens Creek Blvd. & Santana Row, San Jose...
Event Date: Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 6:28PM
Stop Santa Cruz Neo-Nazi Band the Highway Murderers from Performing in San Jose
The Highway Murderers are a corny crypto-fascist butt rock band from Santa Cruz, California (they categorize their music as punk and thrash metal). Since the band’s formation in 2002, they have constantly been subject to criticism and resistance from the northern California music community for their consistently violent, misogynistic, and racist behavior. This has resulted in them generally being barred from performing at venues in their home town....
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 11:43AM
California Apartment Association suspends legal challenges against Richmond rent control
Among the filthy rich billionaires who gave money to the CAA, but lost in the battle against rent control in Richmond and Mountain View includes Berkshire Hathaway Home Services owned by Warren Buffet, Equity Residential owned by Sam Zell, and Prometheus Real Estate Group owned by Jackie Diller Salfier and the Diller family....
Posted: Sat May 6, 2017 9:56PM
Raging Grannies Give Trump “Worse than F” Grade at People's Climate March
While California College Republicans met in the Fairmont Hotel, environmentalists marched from San José City Hall to the Cesar Chavez Plaza, directly across the street from where the conservative students held their annual convention. Top photo: Chris Cassell...
Posted: Mon May 1, 2017 5:13AM
PayPal 4 Palestine: Petition Delivery and Rally
PayPal Headquarters 2211 North 1st Street (at Charcot Avenue & O'Nel Drive) San Jose, CA 95131...
Event Date: Tue May 16, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:47PM
How the Biggest Racist Alt-Right Rally of 2017 is Happening…in Berkeley
The so-called Liberty Revival Alliance thinks that if they can get away with bringing their fascist and racist political agenda to Berkeley, they can take it anywhere. The group is also using a frequent tactic of the Right to superficially deny their hateful politics by rejecting unsavory labels, or alternatively, hide from the consequences of open fascism by waving the banner of free speech....
Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:14AM
Sacramento Rally & Senate Health Cmte Hearing-SB 562's 1st Vote!
Sacramento Convention Center Complex, 1400 J St, Sacramento, California 95814...
Event Date: Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:28PM
International Workers' Day - General Strike!
Mexican Heritage Plaza 1700 Alum Rock Avenue (at King Road) San José, CA 95116...
Event Date: Mon May 1, 2017 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:46PM
"This Is For The Working Class" CA CWA AT&T Workers Rally Against Concessions/Outsourcing
Hundreds of California CWA AT&T workers rallied in San Jose against AT&T Executive demands for concessions and outsourcing of their jobs. Also the CWA International President Chris Shelton attended the rally. Workers from throughout California attended the rally on the one year anniversary on the expiration of the contract....
Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:09AM
Rent control and just cause eviction protections to take effect in Mountain View
In his ruling against an injunction against Measure V, Judge William J. Elfving basically declared “that the moving parties (California Apartment Association & their attorneys) have not offered persuasive evidence that the landlords will suffer irreparable harm if Measure V was allowed to go into effect!...
Posted: Wed Apr 5, 2017 7:27PM
California School Districts Support Santa Clara County’s Challenge To Trump Executive Orders On Immigration
San Francisco, March 23, 2017 - Dozens of California school districts and leading education organizations today announced the filing of an amicus brief supporting Santa Clara County in its legal challenge to President Trump’s executive order threatening to withhold funding from so-called sanctuary cities....
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:44PM
Candlelight Vigil and March for Jesús Alberto Geney Montes
Santa Clara Christian School Soccer Fields, 3421 Monroe St., Santa Clara...
Event Date: Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:28PM
NoDAPL Divestment Crawl
Willow Glen Town Square 1100 Lincoln Avenue (at Willow Street) San Jose, CA 95125...
Event Date: Sat Feb 25, 2017 10:00AM
Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:42PM
Not My President Day in San José
San Jose City Hall 200 East Santa Clara Street San Jose, CA 95113...
Event Date: Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:03PM
Not My President Rally in Morgan Hill
ICE 220 Vineyard Court Morgan Hill, CA 95037...
Event Date: Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:47PM