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videoStrike for Choice in Palo Alto — We Don't Talk to Police (video/quicktime 18.7MB) by Vigil for Democracy
Whole Foods Palo Alto called the police on peaceful pro-choice protestors the afternoon of Dec 1. The action was led by Raging Grannies Action League, who model how to interact with police. “We have no leader.” “We don’t talk to police.” Video is 58 secs....
Posted: Thu, Dec 2, 2021 7:39am PST
imageSan Mateo County Sheriff Says They Will Stop Transfers to ICE Agents
by Ruth Robertson
A week after San Mateo County residents spoke out overwhelmingly against ICE transfers by local authorities at their annual TRUTH Act Forum, Sheriff Bolanos finally bowed to pressure....
Posted: Wed, Nov 10, 2021 4:26pm PST
textCalifornia Delays Some Dungeness Crab Fishing to Protect Whales by Center for Biological Diversity
Announcement Comes After Humpback Entanglement in Crab Gear...
Posted: Tue, Nov 2, 2021 11:02am PDT
image"Mark, You're Fired": Demonstrators Demand Zuckerberg's Removal
by Facebook Users Unite
What was the ruckus in front of the Palo Alto home of Mark Zuckerberg on the afternoon of October 17? A caravan of about 20 cars that started with a decorating party at a nearby school parking lot descended on the Crescent Park neighborhood of the Facebook CEO...with their demand....
Posted: Wed, Oct 20, 2021 2:49am PDT
imageDay Workers in Mountain View Mark 25 Years with Celebration
by Felicity
Music by Los Jornaleros del Norte and others, dance performances by Orgullo Latino Mountain View High School and more! It's been 25 years since the Mountain View Day Worker Center was established and the community of this city celebrated with great flair. Thank you day workers!...
Posted: Wed, Oct 20, 2021 12:22am PDT
videoGet the Zuck Out! Short Video from the Action at Marc Zuckerberg's home in Palo Alto (video/quicktime 62.3MB) by Lis Cox
Very short video from the rousing loud car caravan and street action in front of Marc Zuckerberg's home in Palo Alto....
Posted: Mon, Oct 18, 2021 12:19pm PDT
imageResistance to SB 8: "We Out!"
by Judge Cordell on Texas Abortion Ban
On the same day more than 650 other protests against Texas' anti-abortion raged across the nation, in Mountain View, California, 500 people heard LaDoris Hazzard Cordell compare SB 8 and the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. "It is as striking as it is frightening," said the retired judge of the Superior Court of California and former Independent Police Auditor. The following is the text of her speech....
Posted: Fri, Oct 15, 2021 5:01pm PDT
imageRedwood City Says Bans Off Our Bodies!
by RWS
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a challenge to Roe v. Wade this year. On October 3 the Raging Grannies held a rally in Redwood City in solidarity with Radical Women's national day of mobilization for reproductive justice....
Posted: Mon, Oct 11, 2021 3:33am PDT
calendarProtest: Let's Tell Mark Zuckerberg to Get the Zuck Out!
by Facebook Users Union, others
Edgewood Drive, Palo Alto CA...
Event Date: Sun, Oct 17, 2021 12:00pm PDT
Posted: Tue, Oct 5, 2021 10:47pm PDT
imagePeace Sculpture Dedication on the Peninsula
by Ruth Robertson
Members of the Peninsula/Palo Alto Branch of Women's International League of Peace and Freedom held a peace sculpture dedication ceremony on September 24 on the campus of Menlo College....
Posted: Sat, Sep 25, 2021 11:53pm PDT
textStanford University resident assistants strike over COVID-19, wages by Gabriel Black (WSWS repost)
The strike by the University’s resident assistants at over two dozen student dormitories sheds light on the increasingly impossible situation facing students and student workers....
Posted: Mon, Sep 6, 2021 9:59am PDT
imageStudents for a Carbon Fee & Dividend Rally
by San Mateo Saturday
Dozens of college and high school students who make up the group Citizens Climate Lobby San Mateo Youth launched a demonstration, the “Students for a Carbon Fee & Dividend Rally” on August 21. They heard from many speakers and shouted their own messages through bullhorns as well as from a podium....
Posted: Fri, Sep 3, 2021 4:36am PDT
imageProtesters Demand San Mateo County Law Enforcement Accountability
by Strong Coalition of Support
On June 12 in Redwood City, protesters challenged the San Mateo County system that continues to police and kill Black and brown bodies at drastically higher rates than white bodies....
Posted: Wed, Jun 16, 2021 4:38am PDT
calendarEnd Poverty! San Mateo Rally for HR 438: Third Reconstruction w/ CA PPC by CA Poor People's Campaign
San Mateo Office of Rep. Speier, 155 Bovet Rd, San Mateo, CA 94402 Masks and Safety Distancing Required...
Event Date: Mon, Jun 7, 2021 11:00am PDT
Posted: Sun, Jun 6, 2021 8:30am PDT
calendarRally/March: Demand Law Enforcement Accountability in San Mateo County by SMC Coalition for Accountability
Rally Starts at 2200 Broadway, Redwood City in the Old Courthouse Plaza across from the historic Fox Theater...
Event Date: Sat, Jun 12, 2021 11:00am PDT
Posted: Thu, Jun 3, 2021 8:39pm PDT
imageLos Altos Commemorates Death of George Floyd with March/Rally
by Justice Vanguard Takes the Lead
Justice Vanguard is a grassroots racial justice organization that focuses on creating change through education and positive awareness. The youth group organized a 1.5 mile march from Los Altos High School to a busy intersection at the border of Mountain View and Los Altos, where students and community members spilled into the street, blocked traffic and rallied on the busy El Camino Real....
Posted: Fri, May 28, 2021 2:15am PDT
calendarProtest for Palestine by Angela
Lytton Plaza (Downtown Palo Alto)...
Event Date: Fri, May 21, 2021 6:00pm PDT
Posted: Thu, May 20, 2021 7:02pm PDT
imageOrganize! Decolonize! Get Radicalized!
by Best Signs at a Stop Asian Hate Rally
Sentiment at a Stop Asian Hate rally in Palo Alto on May 2....
Posted: Wed, May 5, 2021 4:11am PDT
imageJustice for Roger Allen! Protest in Daly City
by Another Black Man Killed by Police
On April 15, in the San Francisco suburb of Daly City, dozens of demonstrators gathered to protest the shooting of Roger Allen by police....
Posted: Thu, Apr 22, 2021 5:11am PDT
imageMountain View--Rising Up Against Anti-Asian Discrimination
by No More Silence
Chanting "Stop the Violence--No More Silence," more than 500 demonstrators marched from the vicinity of the historic Caltrain Station at the end of Castro Street to rally in the Mountain View City Hall Plaza on April 11....
Posted: Wed, Apr 14, 2021 10:24pm PDT
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