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image Santa Cruz City Council Considers Garage-Library 480_downtown_santa_cruz_library_garage_1.jpg by Rick Longinotti
The mayor confirmed that the Council will hear the City proposal for the garage-library on Tuesday at the 7pm session. Let’s plan to meet at 6:30pm outside the Council chambers with signs, etc....
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 10:58PM
document Federal Appeals Court Affirms Right of Homeless Persons to Not Be Punished for Sleeping in Public Absence of Alternatives martin_vs._boise_2018.pdf_140_.jpg by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
(September 4, 2018, Boise, Idaho) – Today the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed that homeless persons cannot be punished for sleeping outside in the absence of adequate alternatives in Martin v. Boise (formerly Bell v. Boise), a lawsuit challenging Boise, Idaho’s ban on sleeping in public. In so holding, the court of appeals permitted various homeless individuals who have received criminal citations under Boise’s policy to proceed with their constitutional claims against the City. The Nat...
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 3:29PM
calendar Fake Rent Control Alert 480_santa_cruz_for_rent_control_1.jpg by YES on M: Santa Cruz for Rent Control
City Hall 809 Center St,, Santa Cruz, California 95060...
Event Date: Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:45PM
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 2:13PM
calendar Oakland Get Out The VOTE Rally by Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency
Outside Oakland City Hall - Frank H. Ogawa Plaza...
Event Date: Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 11:43AM
calendar Blac Community Political Action Committee Host East Oakland Community Gathering flyerblaccompac1.jpg by Anita Wills, Director
9175 Edes Ave Oakland, CA 94603...
Event Date: Sat Oct 6, 2018 3:15AM
Posted: Wed Sep 5, 2018 12:25PM
image Local climate activists to protest tar sands refining without proper review 480_img_3660-3_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
While California is often lauded as a “climate leader” and Governor Jerry Brown is praised as a “climate hero” in national and international media, the reality is much different, as we can see in the  widening gap between lofty California climate goals and the reality on the ground in the Bay Area and other refining centers in the state. Photo: Environmental justice advocates show in force at a BAAQMD meeting to protest the expansion of Tar Sands refining in the Bay Area. Photo by Peg Hunt...
Posted: Tue Sep 4, 2018 11:37PM
text 4 SF Supes, All Democrats, Oppose Prop 10 As Does Republican Party by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
At the September 4, 2018 San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting, on the agenda at https://sfbos.org/sites/default/files/bag090418_agenda.pdf was an item, No. 30 or 180785, to support Proposition 10, the repeal of the disastrous Costa-Hawkins state law that forbids vacancy control, allowing landlords to raise rents sky high after a tenant in a rent-controlled unit moves out, causing a major housing crisis in San Francisco as there is now NO AFFORDABLE HOUSING for the workingclass. This sta...
Posted: Tue Sep 4, 2018 9:40PM
calendar No DAC for BART: BART Proposes Facial Recognition Surveillance Dragnet Part 2 by Oakland Privacy
BART Board Conference Room, 3rd floor, enter behind CVS off Thomas Berkley Way 2040 Webster St, Oakland, CA 94612, USA...
Event Date: Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Sep 4, 2018 8:12AM
text Labor Day 2018: Election News by Save Affordable Rental Housing
The November 6, 2018 election will be a watershed election when we can and must stop the destruction of affordable housing in California with Proposition 10 and in San Francisco with Proposition C. Vote by mail starts October 9, 2018, and anyone can vote by mail. If you are not registered to vote, you can do so now online at http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voter-registration/ If you have moved, you must re-register....
Posted: Mon Sep 3, 2018 11:54AM
text Investing in corruption pays off for PG&E and other utility companies backing SB 901 by Lynda Carson
SB 901 next goes before the corrupt Governor Jerry Brown for his signature, and it is up to the ratepayers of PG&E and other utility companies to speak out in opposition to the multi-billion dollar swindle being orchestrated by the corrupt lawmakers of California!...
Posted: Sun Sep 2, 2018 1:25AM
text Be wary of large-scale disinformation campaign regarding Nicaragua by David Rubio
Various programs on KPFA and also regime-change minded liberals in the once-alternative media are amplifying the voices of self-anointed spokespersons for astro-turf protesters in Nicaragua who advocate for a violent coup. It's a scam with potentially massive death and other devastating consequences....
Posted: Sat Sep 1, 2018 10:35AM
image Bills to stop new federal offshore drilling approved, but offshore drilling expands in CA 480_dlqtrjfv4aab2s8_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
As Bill McKibben, the founder of 350.org, said in the Nation magazine on August 29, 2018, “Brown’s administration has approved about 20,000 of them (total oil and gas wells). Offshore, where he has refused to close down existing leases, Sacramento has permitted four times more wells than the federal government has allowed in the deeper waters it controls.”...
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:20PM
calendar Cancelled: Robert Kennedy Jr. in Conversation About His New Book, the CIA, Kennedy assassinations 480_kennedy_1.jpg by The Green Arcade
McRoskey Mattress Factory - 3rd Floor 1687 Market Street SF, CA 94103...
Event Date: Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:30PM
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:09PM
image Cat Brooks Commands, Schaaf Struggles in First Mayoral Debate 480_oaklandpost-2018mayordebate-cat-brooks-.-1-1170x761_1.jpg by Paul Cobb, Oakland Post
Last Thursday evening, the first debate of the 2018 Oakland Mayor’s race took place, hosted by the Democratic Party and multiple co-sponsors, and held at the Elihu Harris State Office Building auditorium in downtown Oakland....
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:11PM
image City Council Candidates: Boycott the Santa Mierda Hate Forum 480_steveschlicht_santamierda_takebacksantacruz_tbsc_1.jpg by No Hate Santa Cruz
Dear Santa Cruz City Council Candidates: This is a call for you to boycott the Santa Mierda homeless hate blog and the council candidates forum proposed recently on social media by the blog's semi-anonymous author, "Ben Dover". Please do not associate yourself in any way with the hatred that is spewed in the blog. There is no named author listed on the Santa Mierda blog's web pages, but the primary contributor's identity was revealed in 2017 by former Santa Cruz County Supervisorial candidate...
Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:10PM
text Opposition To Brett Kavanaugh Grows by Elect Supreme Court Justices
In virtually every area of politics, peace, environment, women's rights, minority rights, etc. Brett Kavanaugh has been a pawn of the plutocracy....
Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:45AM
image Big Ag billionaires Stewart and Lynda Resnick donate $100,000 to Yes on Prop. 3 480_stewart-and-lynda-resnick-4-1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The Resnicks and Jerry Meral are leading advocates for the construction of the Delta Tunnels, a massive public works project that opponents say will destroy the Delta ecosystem and West Coast fisheries. Meral, in a moment of candor, infamously said in 2013, “The Delta cannot be saved.”...
Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 5:40PM
text Religious Development Group Responds to US/Mexico Trade Deal by Lydia Andrews
President Trump announced on Monday that the United States reached a trade deal with Mexico that replaces the previous North American Free Trade Agreement, also known as NAFTA. As the announcement took place, religious groups met with the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) on the agreement....
Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:23PM
image Brown's Last Chance activists arrested at State Capitol - photo essay 480_10._arm_in_arm_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
17-year-old Nalleli Cobo, a Los Angeles resident who was sickened by toxic emissions from the oil drilling site, AllenCo., near her home, said the Governor has it in his power to issue an executive order to protect communities from oil extraction that state scientists identified as being toxic in 2015....
Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:50AM
calendar Unite for Justice: Protest to #StopKavanaugh in Cotati unite_for_justice_1.jpg by Unite for Justice 2018
La Plaza Park: La Plaza, W. Sierra Ave. & Old Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA 94931...
Event Date: Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:00AM
Posted: Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:18AM