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imageJury awards $3 million in first fracking case
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by TXsharon
Today, a jury of their peers awarded Bob and Lisa Parr $3 million dollars in their fracking lawsuit against Aruba Petroleum....
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 8:10PM
textGill Tract: Students Successfully Petition UC to Temporarily Halt Development by anonymous
UC students deliver petition to UC Capital Projects HQ; halt development until meeting w/ student delegation on May 9....
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:47PM
calendarTransformational Cinema presents 'Waste Land' by Janice Lum
Unity In Marin 600 Palm Drive Novato, CA 94949 415-475-5000 http://www.unityinmarin.org...
Event Date: Fri May 9, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:53PM
calendarJustice4Andy = Justice4All Contigent @ May Day March and Rally
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El Tianguis de Roseland (Formally Old Albertsons) 775 Sebastopol Road, Santa Rosa...
Event Date: Thu May 1, 2014 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:52PM
calendarBrown v. Board of Education at 60: Examining Racial Equity in SF in Education by Kathy Young
California Historical Society 678 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94105 415-357-1848 http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/...
Event Date: Tue May 13, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:44PM
imageFood Service Workers Win at Monterey Bay Aquarium
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by UNITE HERE Local 483!
Cindy's Waterfront Restaurant and cafeteria workers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium have won their first contract with UNITE HERE Local 483! The new union contract provides major improvements, including the largest raises the workers have ever won, a reduction in the cost of healthcare, and workers' rights....
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:38PM
imageAndy’s Youth Suspended from School Over 6 month Anniversary Protest
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by Justice for Andy Lopez
At 7:55am Tuesday morning dozens of Andy’s Youth gathered in front of Cook Middle School in Santa Rosa to commemorate the 6-month anniversary of 13-year old Andy Lopez murdered 6 months ago by Sonoma County Deputy Sheriff Erick Gelhaus. The students held up signs in front of the school demanding that DA Ravitch immediately indict Deputy Gelhaus and that the Cook Principal and teachers cease making demeaning and disparaging comments about Andy – such as blaming Andy for his own death by not fo...
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:27PM
calendarForum/Foro:Abolish the Insurance Companies!/¡Por la abolición de las compañías de seguros!
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by Party for Socialism and Liberation
2969 Mission St., btwn 25th and 26th Sts. Near 24th St. BART, #14, 49 MUNI $3 - $5 donation requested, no one turned away for lack of funds. Refreshments served. Wheelchair accessible. For more info: 415-821-6171 or www.PSLweb.org. 2969 Calle Mission. Esquiná de la calle 25 y 26, acerca de BART/24 St., MUNI #14, 49 Sugerimos una donación de $3 a $5, todos bienvenidos, con o sin fondos. Habrá antojitos. Para mayor información llame al PSL, en 415-821-6171 o www.PSLweb.org....
Event Date: Fri Apr 25, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:05PM
imageConfronting the SF Association of Realtors
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by Patricia Jackson
Tenants Activist March on the SF Realtors...
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:03PM
calendarMarch Against Monsanto Monterey
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Windows on the Bay Park, Del Monte Ave., Monterey...
Event Date: Sat May 24, 2014 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:41PM
imageCentral Valley Javita ~ Starfish Story
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Our California Central Valley remains the "greatest garden in the world" and suffers from high rates of poverty, illiteracy and chronic disease. Together, we can share a new way forward, healing what is hurting our communities. One person at a time, join the journey......
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:29PM
videoOakland's 6-minute visual presentation on the glories of the coming mass displacement (video/mp4 229.4MB) by Oakland Department of Planning and Building
Music has been added to the video to make it even that much more fun to watch....
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 2:55PM
textTreasure Island Revisited by Michael Steinberg
A recent visit to San Francisco's Treasure Island reveals how much of its treasure is toxic, and how badly its residents are threatened....
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:30PM
textSan Benito Residents Reach Fracking Ban Signature Goal by Alex Darocy
Today on Earth Day, April 22, members of San Benito Rising will submit nearly 4,000 petition signatures to the San Benito County elections office in order to qualify a local initiative to ban fracking and other extreme oil extraction methods for the November 2014 ballot....
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:24PM
textVictim of Hate Crime on UC Berkeley campus by Joseph
On April 21, I was the victim of a hate criminal threat on the UC Berkeley campus. I identified the suspect who threatened me, and yet no arrest was made....
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:08PM
calendarStand Up! Women Write Resistance - Poetry Reading
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by Joan Jasper
San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium 100 Larkin St San Francisco, CA 94102...
Event Date: Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 12:32PM
calendarCabrillo College Social Justice Conference
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Sesnon House 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos, California 95003...
Event Date: Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00AM
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:37AM
imageHealth Advocates Affix Health Warning Labels to Cell Phones in San Francisco Verizon Store
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by Josh Hart
Health advocates from the California Brain Tumor Association and Stop Smart Meters! have affixed health warning labels on cell phones for sale in Verizon’s Market St. store in San Francisco in defiance of the wireless industry’s legal bullying of cell phone safety ordinances across the nation. Store management removed the labels but did not summon police, possibly out of concern that potential arrests may highlight a health risk the industry would rather keep quiet. Further embarrassing the ...
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:27AM
calendarBedknobs & Broomsticks - Pagan Film Night!
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703 Pacific Ave, downtown Santa Cruz Bike Church courtyard (outdoor show!)...
Event Date: Fri Apr 25, 2014 7:30PM
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:21AM
textLesbians, Women and Equality by Joan Annsfire
The struggle for pay equity and equality for women continues as lesbians are being buried by invisibility in our own community....
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:20AM