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textMayor Schaaf Rents Oakland Police Officers to Home Depot by ann nomura
Oakland Mayor Schaaf's rent a police officer program at Home Depot....
Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:28PM
imageNew Northern California Police Accountability Project Seeking Support
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by Police Files
We need a centralized archive for information on law enforcement violence and corruption across Northern California, but no such resource currently exists. With your help, we can have a working version within a matter of months. Share this and donate to make it happen!...
Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:26PM
calendarAnarchist Gathering
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by vegan peace punk
924 Gilman St, Berkeley, California 94710 (all ages venue)...
Event Date: Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 1, 2019 7:33PM
imageBerkeley's People's Park Gardeners Update
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by Darin
Seasonal summery, indeed. How is your farm? How is your garden? Don't have one? Need someplace to grow?...
Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:20PM
imageThe dreams of luthiers and guitar builders in the Bay Area
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by Lynda Carson
A June 1, 2019, photo of Lynda Carson holding a guitar in front of Subway Guitars that she built in the guitar workshop of Ervin Somogyi in 1985. Photo by Michael Graham....
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:11AM
imageICE raids targeting migrant families slated to start Sunday in major U.S. cities
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by Chinga la migra
ICE will raid family homes across the country on Sunday, June 23rd. If you witness a raid in progress or other ICE movements, document what you see. Call a legal support hotline immediately....
Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:17PM
imageNew coalition launched to protect Bay Area from tar sands, oil tankers
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by Dan Bacher
Representatives of the groups in the coalition commented on the launch of the new group.  “Our community knows refinery expansions are a dead end,” said Isabella Zizi, Stand.earth. “We need our public officials like the Contra Costa County supervisors to stand with us in preventing new pollution sources from harming our health, and supporting real solutions like a just transition for refinery workers and local economic development that protects air and water quality.”  ...
Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:33PM
imageOakland Activists Call for Impeachment
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by photos: Mary Martin DeShaw, Probono Photo
Over 140 rallies to push Congress to impeach Trump were held across the nation on June 15, 2019. These are photos from the demonstration in Oakland. Photos by Mary Martin DeShaw, Probono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:18AM
image90,000 Comments Submitted Opposing Plan for New Drilling and Fracking on Public Lands
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by Los Padres ForestWatch
Monday, June 10 marked the end of the second and final public comment period on the Trump administration’s plan to open more than 1 million acres of public land and mineral estate across the central coast region to new oil drilling and fracking. The 45 day period, which opened with the release of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, a study of the impacts that fracking would have on in the lease plan area, was the shortest allowed by the Nat...
Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:55PM
imageOakland Port Privatization Scam By Billionaire Fisher, Demos & Union Bureaucrats
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by Labor Video Project
A privatization scam by GAP billionaire and A's owner John Fisher to build a stadium on Howard Terminal in the Port of Oakland and 4,000 $1 million dollar condos is being supported by Oakland Mayor Schaaf, CA state legislators Rob Bonta, Nancy Skinner and all the members of the Oakland City council along with the Alameda Labor Council and Alameda Building Trades leadership will wreck the Port of Oakland and destroy unionized maritime jobs....
Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:42AM
imagePalestinian Solidarity & SA BDS Director Desai With Professor Sang He
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by Labor Video Project
SJSU professor Sang Hea Kil is interviewed by WorkWeek about her trip to the Teaching Palestine conference in Capetown, South Africa. The conference looked at the role of Israel and the Zionist apartheid state. While attending the conference, she and two other participants were sexually harassed by the South African BDS director Muhammed Desai and the organization sought to cover-up this incident....
Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:48AM
imageLogan High & The Battle For Public Education: New Haven Teachers Face Union Busting
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by Labor Video Project
New Haven Teaches Association members are interviewed at Logan High School at Union City on their 13th day on strike in the district. They discuss their fight to defend public education and union busting by the trustees and management....
Posted: Fri Jun 7, 2019 4:32PM
textOakland ‘Closes the Loophole’ on Tenant Inequality by Posted by Lynda Carson
At a late-night session, on Tuesday June 4, 2019, the Oakland City Council by a unanimous 6-0 vote (1 excused; 1 recused), adopted an ordinance to “Eliminate [Rent Increase] Exemptions for Owner-Occupied Duplexes and Triplexes....
Posted: Wed Jun 5, 2019 2:51PM
imageSupport ILWU Local 10 In Their Fight Against A's Stadium In The Port of Oakland Howard Terminal
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by ILWU Local 10 May Day Committee
The ILWU Local 10 May Day committee is calling for support in the fight against the construction of the A's stadium on the Port of Oakland's Howard Terminal....
Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 10:12PM
imagePalestinian Solidarity, South Africa BDS & Director Muhammed Desai
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by Labor Video Project
WorkWeek interviews SJSU professor Sang Hea Kil about her trip to South Africa to attend the Teaching Palestine confernce in March 2019. While at the conference she and two other women were sexually harassed by Muhammed Desai, the director of South Africa BDS. She talks about that experience and the cover-up that followed. She also discusses the role of Israel and the attacks against professors and students in the United States who are critical of Israel...
Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 9:48PM
imageSDBA Raises Enough to Eliminate $1,000,000+ in Medical Debt for East Bay Residents
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by JP Massar
By buying up medical debt at a penny or less on the dollar, SDBA and RIP are in the process of turning millions of dollars of impossibly burdensome East Bay medical debt into… nothing!...
Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 11:02AM
image"Erasing History" SF Washington High & The Victor Arnautoff Murals
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by WorkWeek
WorkWeek interviews historian, author and UC geographer Gray Brechin about the effort to destroy the George Washington High Victor Arnautoff murals. The murals show part of the real history of the United States....
Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 1:30PM
imageSign Our Petition to Stop Oil Drilling on Mt. Diablo and Everywhere
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by Sunflower Alliance
The federal Bureau of Land Management’s recently released “Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement for Oil and Gas Leasing and Development” would open up public lands to oil and gas development in eleven California counties—Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Merced, Monterey, San Benito, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Stanislaus. Approximately 725,000 acres on the Central Coast and in the Bay Area would be made available for new l...
Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 10:00AM
imageThe Fight Against PAR, The Attack On Teachers & Worker Rights With Educator Brian Crowell
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by Labor Video Project
Educator and former Berkeley Federaton of Teachers steward Brian Crowell talks about his experience with the Peer Assisted Program PAR and how he discovered it was being used to target senior teachers, African American teachers and Latino teachers. He also found out that his union president of the BFT Cathy Cambell was being paid by the district to discipline and terminate teachers....
Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 10:05PM
imageSince Oscar Grant, 242 people shot and killed by police in Bay Area
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by Scott Morris
While only about 30% of Bay Area residents are Hispanic or Black, more than 60% of people shot and killed by police officers over the last decade are Hispanic or Black....
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 8:06PM