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calendar Drinking Liberally by Paul Ashba
Howden Restaurant (formerly Spice Monkey Cafe), 1628 Webster Street (at 17th Street), Oakland...
Event Date: Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Dec 3, 2018 8:42PM
calendar Drinking Liberally by Paul Ashba
Howden Restaurant (formerly Spice Monkey Cafe), 1628 Webster Street (at 17th Street), Oakland...
Event Date: Tue Dec 4, 2018 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Dec 3, 2018 8:38PM
text Widening Gap Between Political Parties Leaves Room for Independent Party Popularity by Aubrie Franklin
This article looks at the widening gap between the bipartisan government we have created, and the stresses this puts on American citizens. Then it brings into question the ability for Americans to turn to Independent parties to find a more appropriate middle ground for their personal beliefs....
Posted: Mon Dec 3, 2018 3:55PM
calendar Protest at Oakland City Hall to Demand Release of RVs and Vans 480_ogppic_1.jpg by Dayton Andrews
1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza Oakland CA...
Event Date: Mon Dec 3, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Sun Dec 2, 2018 10:56PM
calendar Santa Cruz City Council Special Meeting: Renter Protections 480_rent-control_santa-cruz_1.jpg by Power Surge Tenants Rights / Oleada de Inquilinos
City Hall: 809 Center St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Tue Dec 4, 2018 1:00PM
Posted: Sun Dec 2, 2018 5:35PM
image Governor Jerry Brown backs deal to increase pumping Delta water to Big Ag 480_zinke_and_brown_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
"Brown just capitulated to Trump and his crony, David Bernhardt," said John McManus, President of the Golden Gate Salmon Association (GGSA). "Heck of a way to end eight years as governor."...
Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:26PM
text G20 Discusses Preventing Financial Crisis and Small Island Economie by Kate Zeller
President Trump arrived in Buenos Aires on Thursday for the annual G20 meetings....
Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:18AM
image CA PUC Protested Over PG&E Mass Destruction & Murders And Collusion "You Are A Murderer” 480_puc_grabbing_banner_by_police_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Protests took place at the California Public Utility Commission at the complete failure to regulate PG&E along with other utilities. Speakers demanded the prosecution of PG&E executives and the take over of the utilities to make them under the control of the public....
Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:18PM
calendar Drinking Liberally by Paul Ashba
Luka's Taproom & Lounge, 2221 Broadway (at Grand Ave.), Oakland...
Event Date: Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:30AM
Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:33PM
calendar Drinking Liberally by Paul Ashba
Luka's Taproom & Lounge, 2221 Broadway (at Grand Ave.), Oakland...
Event Date: Sun Dec 2, 2018 11:30AM
Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:30PM
image Delta Council Staff Finds CA WaterFix Inconsistent with Delta Plan, Chair Urges Withdrawal 480_img_6414_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Since the Delta Stewardship Council must find that WaterFix is consistent with the Delta Plan before DWR can begin construction of WaterFix facilities, “It now appears that there is almost no chance that Delta tunnels will be approved and begin construction before Governor Brown leaves office in January 2019," according to Chris Shutes of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA)....
Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:48PM
text Debt and Tax Policies Needed to Prevent Crisis Says Finance Watchdog Group by Kate Zeller
Financial institutions, experts and economists fear a new wave of financial crises hitting countries from Ghana to Italy....
Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 6:49AM
image Interior and Commerce Secretaries sign agreement to expedite Big Ag water deliveries 480_ryan-zinke_pd_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The Golden Gate Salmon Association (GGSA) blasted the agreement as a move by Deputy Interior Director David Bernhardt to “seize and consolidate control of northern CA water needed by salmon for use of his former clients in the western San Joaquin Valley to grow nut crops for export to China...
Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:25PM
image West Coast crab fishermen sue fossil fuel industry over losses caused by climate change 480_noah_oppenheim__1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Americans are well aware of the damaging and sometimes catastrophic effects of climate change,” said Noah Oppenheim, PCFFA's executive director, in a press release. “For crab fishermen, that means significant portions of the Dungeness crab fishery have been closed repeatedly since 2015, including parts along the coast this year.” Photo of Noah Oppenheim by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:45PM
image Public Risks from the Woolsey Fire and the Santa Susana Field Laboratory: A Letter to DTSC 480_mohsen-nazemi-california-department-toxic-substances-control_1.jpg by Bradley Allen
On November 19, representatives Henry Stern and Jesse Gabriel authored a joint letter to Barbara Lee, Director of the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). In their letter, Senator Stern and Assemblymember Gabriel call for "full transparency" to "ensure the public is fully aware of any public health risks posed by the Woolsey Fire on Santa Susana Field Laboratory." Prior to the first round of data analysis, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control reported ...
Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:10AM
text In the wake of Bolsonaro's election victory... by Alice at Survival International
"It’s a shame that the Brazilian cavalry hasn’t been as efficient as the Americans, who exterminated the [U.S.] Indians" – Jair Bolsonaro, President-elect of Brazil...
Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:52PM
image Woolsey Fire Burns Toxic Santa Susana Reactor Site 480_woolsey_fire_satellite_image_november_9_2018.jpg by John Laforge, CounterPunch
The Woolsey Fire’s progress through to Oak Park indicates that much of the toxic site burned, according to the Los Angeles chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility which has investigated Santa Susana Field Laboratory radiation risks for 30 years....
Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:48PM
text Please Help Mississippians Vote For Mike Espy On Nov 27th by Winds Of Change
Democrat Mike Espy, former USDA Secretary, 4 times elected to Congress as the first black American since Reconstruction to represent a Mississippi district, is an attorney who has worked for black farmer' rights. His opponent Cindy Hyde-Smith is a cattle ranch owner and part owner of a slaughterhouse auction block who has been accused of racism and vote suppression advocacy....
Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:53PM
calendar Defend the Rent Freeze 480_santa_cruz_rent_freeze_1.jpg by YES on M: SC for Rent Control
City Hall: 809 Center St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:21PM
image What's Next After the Election? Oakland People's Assembly 480_catbrooksformayor.jpg by Cat Brooks
First of all — Thank you! Words will never accurately convey how grateful I am for all of your support, time, energy, and passion....
Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:38PM