calendar SF City Hall meeting on Homelessness and Disability 480_speak_out_flyer__friday_june_15th__2018_version_2_1.jpg by Disabled person
SF City Hall (1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102) Room 400 (4th floor)...
Event Date: Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:41PM
text Fresno Anti-Authoritarians Call to Action by Fresno Anarchist Bloc
Ivanka Trump Protest in Fresno...
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:40PM
text June 5th Cal Primary: Two Greens Made Top Two for 11/18 Elections by Labor's Gains & Lessons
It finally happened. The Green Party of California has made the Top Two for November 2018 in US Congressional Districts 34 and 40. In District 34, Kenneth Mejia will run against incumbent Democrat Jimmy Gomez (43) who has only been in office for 1 year. In District 40, Rodolfo Cortes Barragan will run against incumbent Democrat Lucille Roybal-Allard (76), who has been in Congress since 1993 (13 terms), but only 5 years in this new district. Both districts are in the Los Angeles area....
Posted: Sat Jun 9, 2018 5:13PM
image Cat Brooks: (Armed) People Who Patrol Our Communities Should Be Held to a Higher Standard 480_cat-brooks_oaklandpost-1170x597_1.jpg by Cat Brooks, Oakland Post
Last week, I was in Sacramento with a statewide coalition lobbying for SB1421 and AB931....
Posted: Sat Jun 9, 2018 11:19AM
text The Horror of the Prison Promoting, Judge Recalling Movement by Feminist & Prison Abolitionist
When this anti-prison woman first heard about the anti-rape movement, I recalled the Scottsboro Boys, a group of black boys and men framed for rape in the 1930s. Rape is certainly terrible, but in a capitalist society which does not promote rehabilitation, it is a class and racist weapon, and always a political football....
Posted: Thu Jun 7, 2018 8:23AM
text Sacramento City Council expected to vote on rent control ordinance by Lynda Carson
The City Council of Sacramento is expected to vote on an ordinance to establish a rent board, rent control, and just cause eviction protections during it’s meeting on June 12, or June 19!...
Posted: Wed Jun 6, 2018 3:25PM
image California lacks real marine protection as oil drilling expands in state waters 480_img_3474_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The expansion of offshore drilling occurs within the context of the bigger picture of the expansion of onshore drilling for oil and gas in California. A report published on May 22 by Oil Change International, in collaboration with California-based and national environmental justice and climate groups, reveals how California’s climate leadership requires a managed ramp-down of oil production. A review of state permitting records in the report “The Sky’s The Limit: California,” shows that more ...
Posted: Wed Jun 6, 2018 7:38AM
text 6/5/18 Results for Cal Governor's Primary; SF Mayor's Race; Propositions by Labor's Gains and Lessons
Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party will remain on the ballot; SF Mayor's race is too close to call; San Francisco tenants are winning city-funded eviction legal defense with Prop F; San Francisco Police Officers Association is losing their taser Proposition H. More below....
Posted: Tue Jun 5, 2018 11:15PM
calendar People's Assembly on Keeping Art in Oakland 480_catbrooksforoakland.jpg by Cat Brooks For Oakland
Onefam Cafe 1612 7th St Oakland, California 94607...
Event Date: Thu Jun 7, 2018 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Jun 4, 2018 9:58AM
calendar Election Day by Green Party
At your local polling place -- you can find it on the Secretary of State's website, here: (The polls are actually open until 8:00 pm, but IndyBay doesn't have a 13-hour event length option)....
Event Date: Tue Jun 5, 2018 7:00AM
Posted: Sun Jun 3, 2018 3:52PM
image Bill to stop Trump's offshore drilling plan passes through California Senate 480_debg4vzvwai23oj_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
If these two bills make it out of the Legislature unscathed and go to to the Governor’s Desk, it would be the first time since 2016 that legislation officially opposed by the powerful oil industry is approved by the California Legislature, due to the inordinate influence by Big Oil in state politics. Map: In May 2015, the big oil spill off Refugio Beach in San Barbara County fouled four California "marine protected areas." One of the untold stories about the spill was how the so-called "ma...
Posted: Fri Jun 1, 2018 10:02AM
image Watch the Debate: Excluded Candidates for Governor of California 480_gubernatorial_debate_15s_-_jjones_deastin_zistvan_glariva_nwildstar_-_student_union_theater_-_sjsu_-_sj_-_ca_-_20180510_1.jpg by Sharat G. Lin
Five serious candidates for governor of California in the June 5, 2018 Primary Election debated at San Jose State University on May 10, 2018 because they were systematically excluded or, in one case, marginalized in the mainstream televised debate....
Posted: Wed May 30, 2018 10:08PM
image City of Oakland Continues to Evict Residents from Largest Encampment at Northgate 480_northgate_sheds-tents-raid_05082018_01_1.jpg by Dave Id
Oakland threatened to evict most if not all of the houseless residents from the city's largest encampment at Northgate Avenue and 27th Street on May 8, posting notices in multiple areas of the encampment. Community members raised the alarm and spread the word about the mass evictions. Instead of breaking up the entire Northgate encampment as expected, the city has proceeded to evict residents piecemeal....
Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 1:51PM
image Follow the Money: Parsons Corporation promotes Delta Tunnels behind the scenes 480_ken_calvert_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
A review of federal election campaign contributions by Restore the Delta reveals that the Parsons Corporation, an international infrastructure contractor, has contributed to campaign coffers of Riverside Republican House member Ken Calvert and House majority leader Kevin McCarthy, Republican from Bakersfield....
Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 6:21PM
image Two bills blocking new offshore drilling pass through Appropriations Committees 480_sm_scmpas-1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
AB 1775 and SB 834 will now be eligible for floor votes in the Assembly and Senate next week. ...
Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 3:15PM
image Amazon indigenous leaders and allies call on CA to phase out oil production & processing 480_32928245_1951979868180796_6527952614603096064_o_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Chevron wields enormous political influence in the state, since it is one of the biggest contributors in the state to political campaigns every year. Chevron and the Western States Petroleum Association also regularly top the list of spenders on lobbying in Sacramento. Photo by David Solnit....
Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 8:29PM
image Rep. Calvert introduces rider to spending bill banning lawsuits against Delta Tunnels 480_ken_calvert_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
John McManus, Executive Director of the Golden Gate Salmon Association (GGSA) that represents sport and commercial salmon fishermen and related businesses, said salmon and other West Coast fish species “will be wiped out if the current version of the tunnels is built, which is why GGSA and allies are already in court calling for a fair legal review.”...
Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 1:05PM
image State, water contractors move forward quickly with Delta Tunnels construction plans 480_sacramento_river_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
If the Delta Tunnels are built, project opponents say San Francisco Bay-Delta and West Coast fisheries will be decimated while not one drop of new water will be created....
Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 10:35AM
image Ag. land in Concord used for parking, not growing 480_ag._map.jpg by Encourage Local Farming
The city of Concord and the Markham Arboretum Society has been using a parcel of Ag (agriculture) land for overflow parking. Land that could and should be used to grow food, is held in perpetuity as a space to park cars 7 days out of the year....
Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 11:46AM
image Bills to stop new oil drilling off California coast go into suspense file 480_regina__1.jpg by Dan Bacher
In the first quarter of 2018 alone, the Western States Petroleum Association spent $2,025,000 to promote the Big Oil agenda, including stopping AB 1775 and SB 834, according to documents filed with the California Secretary of State on April 30. Photo: Regina Chichizola, of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations (PCFFA) and Save California's Salmon, holds her son, Malcolm, as she speaks out against new offshore oil drilling at a press conference in Sacramento in February w...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 6:32PM