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text Big money in opposition to efforts to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act by Lynda Carson
Wealthy landlords, realtors, and developers have teamed up together against renters campaigning against the Costa-Hawkins Act, and the competing campaigns are gearing up for a huge battle to come!...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 6:14PM
image How Much Do Bay Area Companies Make From Pentagon Contracts? 480_fortressbayareashield1fixedtransparent.jpg by Fortress Bay Area
How Much Do Bay Area Companies Make From Pentagon Contracts? #FortressBayArea Counties, Ranked....
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 6:22PM
calendar Remembering Joel Kubby ~ Celebration of Life kkjoel_kubby.jpg by Raychel Kubby Adler
Mitchell Park Playground Water Fountains Redwood Group Area 600 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94306...
Event Date: Sun May 6, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:59PM
calendar John Lindsay-Poland speaks on Demilitarizing Policing by Peace Action of San Mateo County
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo 300 E. Santa Inez San Mateo, CA 94401...
Event Date: Sun May 6, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:55PM
image Facebook Should Apologize to Black America with $100 Million 480_markzuckerberg-facebook-thumbsdown_1.jpg by Paul Cobb, Oakland Post Publisher
Mark Zuckerberg’s misuse of the data personal information of his faithful Black Facebook users requires that he establish a small $100 million-dollar fund to repair the damages he has done to Black people....
Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:59PM
image Protesters Booted from Facebook Campus 480_facebmarydpeterthumb3grans_1.jpg by Mary DeShaw/R. Robertson
When Facebook security tried to shut them down, protesters at the social media giant used their best delaying tactics and continued shouting and singing in front of the giant "Like" sign on the expansive corporate campus. When they were done, they walked ever-so-slowly to the opposite corner of Hwy 84 and Willow Rd. in Menlo Park. Photos by Mary DeShaw available for non-commercial use, please credit the photographer. Text by R. Robertson....
Posted: Fri Apr 6, 2018 3:05AM
calendar Earth Day Beach Clean-up by The Oshman Family JCC
Half Moon Bay State Beach (subject to change) 95 Kelly Avenue Half Moon Bay, CA 94019...
Event Date: Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:00AM
Posted: Thu Apr 5, 2018 4:01AM
calendar Walls and Bridges: Gender Equality 480_walls-bridges_1.jpg by KQED
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts 500 Castro Street Mountain View, CA 94041...
Event Date: Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 5, 2018 3:59AM
calendar Volunteers Needed At 37 California State Parks For Earth Day Events 480_20th_earthday_logo_4_horiz_1.jpg by Christina Mueller
The beach is located from Carlsbad Boulevard, Highway S21 at Pine Ave. to Tamarack Ave. in Carlsbad....
Event Date: Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Apr 3, 2018 11:44AM
calendar EcoFest Pacifica & Annual Earth Day of Action Cleanups 2018 480_wcofest_2018-2_1.jpg by Pacifica Beach Coalition
EcoFest: Linda Mar State Beach, 5100 Cabrillo Hwy Pacifica, CA 94044 @ 11:00am to 2:30pm Annual Earth Day of Action @ 9 a.m. - 11 a.m: Various locations for beach and neighborhood volunteer cleanups from Half Moon Bay to Daly City...
Event Date: Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:00AM
Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:32PM
calendar Protest at Facebook HQ: Demand Data Protection 480_maryg_at_fb_1.jpg by Raging Grannies Action League
1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park Facebook HQ is at the end of Willow Rd. in Menlo Park where Willow dead ends at Bay Front Freeway (hwy 84) Parking in strip malls on Willow Rd. Meet beneath the giant "thumbs up = Like" sign ... you can't miss it....
Event Date: Thu Apr 5, 2018 12:30PM
Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:47AM
text Signature gatherers for anti-rent control petition charged with fraud linked to CAA by Lynda Carson
Reportedly, a Utah couple is expected to appear soon in the San Mateo County Superior Court for arraignment on charges of election fraud for faking signatures for a petition meant to block renter protections from taking effect in Pacifica during 2017!...
Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:47PM
image In Redwood City, Students Make History 480_marchrwchistory__2__1.jpg by R. Robertson
In Courthouse Plaza, Redwood City on March 24, thousands rallied in a sister march to a national day of action, March for Our Lives. photos by Teri Vershel, except where otherwise noted. Non-commercial use only. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:51AM
calendar South Bay Anarchist Social Meetup 480_south-bay-anarchist-meetup_1.jpg by Gregory Stevens
Printers Cafe - 320 S. California Ave., Palo Alto...
Event Date: Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:24PM
calendar Dr. Sharat Lin on Prospects for Peace with North Korea by Peace Action of San Mateo County
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo 300 E. Santa Inez Avenue San Mateo, CA 94402...
Event Date: Sun Apr 8, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:29AM
image Protest at VISA Headquarters in Foster City, CA 480_ultratop_1.jpg by R. Robertson
On March 8, demonstrators delivered a petition of 150,000 signatures collected with the organizing help of UltraViolet, Courage Campaign and DailyKos. Their demand of Visa: stop processing sales of assault weapons. Photos courtesy UltraViolet....
Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:18AM
image Gun Proponent Shows Up at Palo Alto High School Walkout 480_palywalkoutvvvtruck.jpg by R. Robertson
A lone dissenter stood beside his flat-bed truck decorated with a white flag with the slogan ”Come and Take it”. The scene: Corner of Embarcadero and El Camino Real in Palo Alto in front of Palo Alto H.S. where a rally of hundreds of students, parents, PTA members and community members called for stricter gun laws....
Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:34AM
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