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calendar Berkeley Coalition Calls on City Council to Support Stronger Police Oversight by BCUPO
Old City Hall Allston & MLK, Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:30PM
Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:35AM
image Appeal Filed to Prevent Removal of Racist Pioneer Statue in San Francisco 480_pioneer_monument_san_francisco_1.jpg by Take Down the "Pioneer" Statue
An Appeal was filed to prevent statue removal even though SF Arts and Historic Preservation Commission voted unanimously to take down the racist Pioneer statue!...
Posted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:20PM
calendar Blackout Meeting at City Council Meeting 480_stephon_clark_rest_in_power_1.jpg by Rashid Sidqe
Sacramento City Hall 915 I Street Sacramento, CA 95814...
Event Date: Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:30PM
Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:50PM
image Photos from the March for Our Lives Event San Francisco. 480_marchforourlives__49__1.jpg by D. Boyer
Thousands of people including children of all ages, teenagers and young adults marched through the streets of San Francisco demanding gun control. Photos from the march....
Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:16PM
image Urban Shield Trust Fund Pays for Trips to Israel and Customized Urban Shield Coins 480_alameda-county-sheriff-humvees_1.jpg by Center for Human Rights and Privacy
In 2010, nearly $75,000 was spent from the Urban Shield trust fund on travel to Israel and Jordan. Travelers included Undersheriff Rich Lucia, Assistant Sheriff Brett Keteles, and Assistant Sheriff Dennis Houghtelling. There was an additional expense of $1,076 for “presentation material for the King of Jordan.’...
Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:18PM
calendar Defend the Rent Freeze! 480_rentfreezemarch_1.jpg by Movement for Housing Justice
Santa Cruz City Hall, 809 Center Street...
Event Date: Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:30PM
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:37PM
image Strange Silence Of Cong. Pelosi & Senator Feinstein Over $1 Billion Fraud At Hunters Point 480_tetra_tech_navy_treasure_island3-20-18_1.jpg by Steve Zeltzer
Despite a massive fraud on the Federal Government of over $1 billion at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard clean-up and Treasure Island Congresswomen Nancy Pelosi and Senator Diane Feinstein have been completely silent. Are they implicated in this fraud against the US government?...
Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:09PM
image Elected Officials Endorse Watsonville Ballot Initiative to Limit Patient Overcharging watsonville-hospital-ballot-initiative.jpg by SEIU-UHW
[March 13, 2018] WATSONVILLE, Calif. – Support for a Watsonville ballot initiative that would limit patient overcharging is growing as several elected officials recently endorsed the measure and organizers surpassed the 50 percent signature threshold needed to qualify for the Nov. 6 election....
Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:02PM
image A real 'shocker' - Big Oil lobby opposes Phil Ting's Clean Cars 2040 Act member_0.png by Dan Bacher
It will be interesting to see how much the Western States Petroleum Association and Big Oil spent on lobbying against AB 1745, the Clean Cars 2040 Act, in the first quarter of 2018. That information will be posted on the California Secretary of State’s website by April 30. ...
Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:09PM
image Tragic Irony: After Defeating U.S. Government, WAMM Shut Down By California Government 480_sweetleaf-bay-area-valerie-corral_1.jpg by Sweetleaf Bay Area
Since January 1st, 2018, WAMM has been unable to dispense medical cannabis to its patients because of California's new cannabis law. The irony is tragic as the U.S. government was unable to shut WAMM down, but the California government has effectively shut them down....
Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:51PM
image Black Activist Group Disrupts Mayoral Debate to Protest London Breed’s Anti-Black Politics 480_londonbreedaction_1.jpg by Lucy Parsons Project
The Lucy Parsons Project is a group of black queer folks opposed to London Breed’s antiblack racism....
Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:01AM
image Exposing the Big Myth: Offshore drilling has increased off California under Jerry Brown 480_4plat_offshoreca-boemopa_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture held the 45th Annual Zeke Grader Fisheries Forum at the State Capitol in Sacramento on March 8. Below a revised and expanded version of my testimony before the Committee exposing the huge expansion in offshore oil drilling in Southern California waters in recent years:...
Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:18AM
image ForestWatch Takes Trump Administration to Court Over Public Access to Carrizo Plain Review Documents 480_carrizo-plain-national-monument_ronald-l.-williams_1.jpg by Los Padres ForestWatch
Santa Barbara, CA, March 15, 2018 — Today, Los Padres ForestWatch filed suit against the Department of the Interior after we tried and failed to gain access to public documents related to the federal agency’s review of the Carrizo Plain National Monument last summer....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:08AM
image White paper commissioned by Delta Tunnels proponents claims CAWaterFix would benefit fish 480_white-paper-cover-occk-pdf-2_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Bill Jennings, Executive Director of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA), said the report is “an embarrassment to Moyle and his reputation.” “It’s based on three unsupportable premises: First, that the three near-mile long unproven experimental fish screens will work,” said Moyle. “Second, that all of the associated restoration will work. Third, that total Delta exports will not increase. And fourth, that adaptive management will work even though it hasn’t worked during ...
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:14AM
text #TimesUp 4 C.T. Weber by Donna R Sy
Charges of sexual assault and sexual harassment have been brought against Sacramento based candidate for California Secretary of State, C.T. Weber. Weber is the only Peace and Freedom Party candidate in this race and like all other third party candidates will not go beyond the June 2018 primary because of the Top Two restrictions on voters' choices. Weber is also facing intense criticism for posing for photographs while wearing a Nazi Party uniform....
Posted: Thu Mar 8, 2018 3:01PM
image Because They Work: Rent Control & Tenant Protections 480_northern_california_tenants_protection_map_urban_habitat.jpg by Leslie Gordon, Urban Habitat
As the tenant-led rent control movement gains momentum in California, Urban Habitat is excited to release its new report, Strengthening Communities through Rent Control and Just-Cause Evictions. The report’s findings affirm that Bay Area cities must enact strong tenant protections to stem the displacement crisis and protect the fabric of low-income communities and communities of color....
Posted: Tue Mar 6, 2018 10:23AM
text Join the March 10 effort to repeal the extreme Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act. by Lynda Carson
Mark your calendars now to attend the Petition Campaign Kick-Off next Saturday, March 10, 10:00am -12:00pm -- at the BART / Fruitvale Village Plaza (btw International & E 12st), near the Fruitvale BART Station in East Oakland!...
Posted: Mon Mar 5, 2018 4:55PM
calendar Anniversary of the Anti-homeless Fence Decorating Party 480_anti_homeless_fence_decorating_party_downtown_post_office_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Keith McHenry
Post Office 850 Front St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sun Mar 11, 2018 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 5, 2018 11:12AM
document California Court Ruling Ends Decades of State Pesticide Spraying 2018-2-22-california-dept-of-food-and-ag-pesticides-ruling.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Judge Strips State Food Agriculture Agency of Authority to Use Chemicals...
Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:54PM
image Water Board resumes Delta Tunnels hearing, rejects motions by opponents 480_feather_river_near_gridley_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
”The State Water Resources Control Board has discarded due process, abandoned any pretense of being an independent regulatory agency, and revealed its intention to approve this disastrous project regardless of testimony and evidence,” said Bill Jennings, executive director for California Sportfishing Protection Alliance. Feather River near Gridley. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:31PM