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image New Paper Challenges Misguided Stanford Rent Control Study 480_rent_control_rally.jpg by Tenants Together
March 12, 2018 - Rent control experts have released a policy paper in response to a recent Stanford study on rent control. In Rent Control Works: A Response to Business School Professors’ Misguided Attack on Rent Control, Dean Preston and Shanti Singh of Tenants Together, California’s statewide renters’ rights organization, detail where the Business School professors went awry in their critique of rent control....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:20AM
image Teachers and Students Numbering 800 Walk Out from San Mateo High 480_sanmateogiveteachers_1.jpg by R. Robertson
Photos and details courtesy of Harini Krishnan....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:47AM
image 1,500 Students Walk Out in Menlo Park 480_menlowalkjenniferfraser1_1.jpg by R. Robertson
An estimated 1,000 Students from 4 high schools on the San Francisco Peninsula joined forces to march along El Camino Real on March 14. After the rally police estimated that the figure was 1,500. Students called for stricter gun control laws and were part of the national day of action in which 1 million students across the US took part. Photos by Jennifer Fraser. Free to use for non-commercial purposes, please credit the photographer....
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:45PM
calendar Protest at VISA Headquarters in Foster City 480_banassaultmbwa_1.jpg by Ultraviolet, Daily Kos, Courage Campaign
VISA Headquarters 900 Metro Center Blvd Foster City, CA 94404...
Event Date: Thu Mar 8, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Mar 7, 2018 11:57PM
calendar March for Our Lives Redwood City Rally by March for Our Lives
Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063...
Event Date: Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 5, 2018 11:49AM
image 18,000 Kaiser RNs Vote to Authorize Possible Strike at Kaiser Medical Facilities throughout California 480_kaiser-strike-vote-california-nurses-association_1.jpg by California Nurses Association
“With this vote nurses are making it absolutely clear: We are ready to strike to make sure our patients receive safe care!”...
Posted: Mon Mar 5, 2018 11:25AM
image Protest Calls for Stricter Gun Laws: High Schoolers Rally in Rain 480_gunnstudents_1.jpg by Susan Smith
Gunn High School in Palo Alto was the scene of a before-school rally for stricter gun laws on February 26. The irony of the name of their school was not lost on the students; many signs reflected that, including one that said "The only gun in our school should be the name of Henry M. Gunn"....
Posted: Thu Mar 1, 2018 2:14AM
calendar Anti-Gentrification Artistic Intervention, Palo Alto 480_egg_indy_small_1.jpg by Friends of Digital DNA
Lytton Plaza, corner of University Ave and Emerson St. 202 University Ave. Downtown Palo Alto...
Event Date: Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:27AM
image RNs to Rally Across California Feb. 22 in Protest Over Supreme Court Case Seen as Threat to Patient Care 480_nurses_rally_we_are_here_for_our_patients_1.jpg by California Nurses Association
Corporate Attack on Workers, Union Rights to be Heard...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:21PM
text Facebook announces latest step in censorship campaign, prioritizing “local news” by Will Morrow (WSWS repost)
Facebook's latest step aimed at censoring online information....
Posted: Tue Feb 6, 2018 9:09AM
image Rally on Anniversary of Roe v. Wade for Reproductive Rights and Against Sexual Harassment 480_roevwadeden__1__1.jpg by Raging Grannies Action League
45 years ago today, the Supreme Court declared that a woman has the right to make her own decisions about her body. Roe v. Wade was a landmark moment for women’s rights in America. Today we are still fighting for our reproductive rights and against sexual harassment. What happened? The Trump administration, for one thing. Top photo: Stop Unwanted Presidencies by Gigi. For video taken at this event see https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/01/22/18806148.php....
Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:34PM
video Time is Up song Against Sexual Harassment on Anniversary of Roe v. Wade (video/quicktime 62.2mb) by Raging Grannies
On the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade an indoor event with a singalong was followed by a march in downtown Los Altos. 43 second video Time Is Up by the Raging Grannies Lyrics to two anti sexual harassment songs are below the video. For photos and text related to this event see https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/01/22/18806151.php...
Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:02PM
image Voices Rise in Protest of Trump's Government Shutdown in San Mateo, CA 480_trumpshutgrnsbest.jpg by Raging Grannies
photos and video. video of Grannies in flowered hats and aprons leading anti-Trump chanting is 0:46...
Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:44AM
image Message to Trump on MLK Jr. Day: Resign, You Racist! 480_mlkpakoksanderscut__1__1.jpg by Raging Grannies Action League
Two emergency demonstrations to protest Trump's racism were held on Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 15 on the San Francisco Peninsula....
Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:00AM
image Holiday Protest Save Digital DNA, Deaccessioned Artwork in Palo Alto 480_photoxcape_1.jpg by Raging Grannies Action League
Photo and Video thanks to Gigi. Video length 1:36...
Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:34AM
image No Fascism, No Censorship, March on Verizon in Palo Alto. 480_4gransfascism_1.jpg by Raging Grannies Action League
Photos may be used for non-commercial projects, Please credit the photographer. Unless otherwise identified, all are by Chris Cassel www.probonophoto.org...
Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:41AM
image March on Verizon for Net Neutrality 480_probonoccgrnsglobal_1.jpg by Raging Grannies Action League
Photos are free for reuse for non-commercial purposes. Please credit photographers Teri Vershel or Chris Cassell www.probonophoto.org Top photo by Chris Cassell...
Posted: Sat Dec 9, 2017 11:20PM
calendar Net Neutrality Demonstration San Mateo by Team Internet, DemandProgress.org
SAN MATEO: Verizon store, 2290 Bridgepointe PKWY, San Mateo, CA 94404...
Event Date: Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:00AM
Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:16PM
calendar Palo Alto: Action at Verizon for Net Neutrality by Raging Grannies Action League
PALO ALTO: March from Downtown Palo Alto Verizon Store to Lytton Plaza across the street and in between. Corner of University Ave/Emerson St. 219 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301...
Event Date: Thu Dec 7, 2017 4:30PM
Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:31PM
image Police Action in East Palo Alto Displaces RV Dwellers 480_epalogo_1.jpg by R. Robertson
75 protesters blocked a street in East Palo Alto to protect families at a police action at 8 am on November 15th. A tow truck pulled up to haul away a dozen RV's occupied mostly by working people, some with children. The RV residents received less than 24 hours notice of an emergency eviction ordinance put in place by the city....
Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:16AM