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imageRallies Against Anti-Asian Sentiment on Both Sides of the Bay
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by R.R.
Youth organized protests calling for an end to hate directed at Asians and Asian-Americans on February 27. One was in San Mateo, the other in Oakland....
Posted: Mon, Mar 1, 2021 3:53am PST
imageJunipero Serra statue vandalized in San Mateo County
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by bay area anarchists
White supremacist symbol of colonization thoroughly defaced in solidarity with indigenous resistance...
Posted: Sun, Feb 7, 2021 3:16am PST
imageThree-Part Protest in Mountain View
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by CalCare Means Single Payer Healthcare for CA
In a California statewide day of action, health care professionals and activists rallied to enact a single-payer health care plan for the state--California Guaranteed Health Care for All, known as CalCare....
Posted: Sun, Feb 7, 2021 3:15am PST
imageFederal Bill Proposes Fracking, Drilling Halt on California’s Central Coast, Bay Area
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by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, January 25, 2021 — U.S. Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) reintroduced legislation today to create a moratorium on fracking and drilling along California’s Central Coast and in the Bay Area....
Posted: Mon, Jan 25, 2021 3:31pm PST
imageWindows Broken, Graffiti Attack on south san francisco courthouse
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by anonymous autonomist
On January 19, on Ramaytush Ohlone land occupied under the name "South San Francisco", the county courthouse was vandalized with anti-police, anti-State, anti-colonization slogans and the windows of the front entrance were smashed in....
Posted: Wed, Jan 20, 2021 11:15am PST
imagePacifica CA: Fascism and White Supremacy -- Not Here, Not Anywhere
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by Pacifica Social Justice
On January 17 social justice activists held a demonstration denouncing white supremacy and fascism along Highway 1 in Pacifica....
Posted: Mon, Jan 18, 2021 11:29am PST
imageGoogle Workers Form Union
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by Brett Wilkins
Google workers have formed a union to promote solidarity, democracy, and social and economic justice. Reprinted here from Common Dreams under Creative Commons License. Photo by Ruth Robertson....
Posted: Tue, Jan 5, 2021 7:44am PST
imagePhotos from Mountain View & Palo Alto Rally to Protect the Vote
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by Bay Area defends election
Mountain View and Palo Alto hold one of many Bay Area November 4 rallies to protect the vote...
Posted: Thu, Nov 5, 2020 10:33pm PST
imagePhotos from Menlo Park Rally to Protect the Vote
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by Bay Area defends election
Menlo Park holds one of many Bay Area November 4 rallies to protect the vote...
Posted: Thu, Nov 5, 2020 9:29pm PST
imagePhotos from San Jose Rally to Protect the Vote
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by Bay Area defends election
San Jose holds one of many Bay Area November 4 rallies to protect the vote...
Posted: Thu, Nov 5, 2020 6:43pm PST
imageOn Halloween, Rallies Called for a Peaceful Change of Power/Protect the Election Results
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by Mobilize for Nov 4 Now
See photos here of three colorful rallies held along the El Camino Real on the San Francisco Peninsula on October 31. All three rallies were held in solidarity with the coalition "Protect the Results" and its goals. You can sign up at the link here to find a protest near you and be part of a national mobilization on November 4 should Trump interfere with the election. Please credit the photographers as indicated....
Posted: Mon, Nov 2, 2020 1:18am PST
imageSome Sweet Signs Seen in San Mateo
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by "And One Day, Like a Miracle, He'll Be Gone"
A sister rally to the women's march was held in San Mateo on October 17th....
Posted: Wed, Oct 21, 2020 6:44am PDT
imageJunipero Serra Statue Attacked in Bay Area
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by Celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day
Last night, the statue of Junipero Serra was defaced and covered in red paint to signify the colonial violence and genocide that has been and continues to be enacted upon the Indigenous people of this land, specifically in this context by spanish imperialism and the catholic church....
Posted: Mon, Oct 12, 2020 9:49am PDT
imagePalantir Protests Make Business News
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by Due to Company's First Public Trade on NYSE
Palantir’s public offering is founded on the company’s sales pitch that its software represents the ultimate tool of surveillance. The secretive company's history of working with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and countries with questionable human rights records makes it a bad investment, say activists. Protests at the company's new and old headquarters are the subject of major media attention as the company makes its first public trades today....
Posted: Wed, Sep 30, 2020 11:53am PDT
imageWhy Did Protesters Shut Down Intersection in Menlo Park?
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by Justice for Breonna
About 200 people demonstrated on September 25 in Menlo Park in a protest that called for justice in the police murder of Breonna Taylor. They shut down a major intersection twice during the evening protest....
Posted: Mon, Sep 28, 2020 7:59pm PDT
imageProtesters March On the Most Racist Police Department on the SF Peninsula
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by Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor
Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by Louisville, Kentucky Metro Police Department officers Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison, and Myles Cosgrove on March 13, 2020. In response to a lack of indictments for murder announced on September 23, hundreds marched down the El Camino Real taking the streets and descending on the Menlo Park Police Department (MPPD) two days later. An organizer said the location was chosen because MPPD is "the most racist police on the Peninsula by far."...
Posted: Mon, Sep 28, 2020 2:05pm PDT
imageGood Riddance Palantir Party at Company's Palo Alto Headquarters
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by Protests Will Continue at New Denver HQ
CIA-backed data mining company Palantir says its involvement with ICE is in the interest of American citizens. San Francisco Bay Area immigrant rights activists counter that the company's development of technologies to surveil immigrants is immoral; they have protested frequently in front of the Palo Alto HQ. On September 21, demonstrators celebrated Palantir's exit from Silicon Valley with a colorful goodbye party....
Posted: Sun, Sep 27, 2020 4:33pm PDT
imageAt Mountain View RBG Vigil Attendees Say They Are Fearful
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by She Passed Too Soon
Sadly, Ruth Bader Ginsburg left us before the November election. On September 19 in Mountain View, California, people at a vigil in her honor said they fear Trump may be successful in his plan to choose her replacement and see them seated....
Posted: Sat, Sep 26, 2020 5:41am PDT
imageTha Hood Squad Does it Again!
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by Organized Mayhem
Tha Hood Squad creates a bridge between Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Stanford through community events including free meals, vigils, barbecues and ... street occupations....
Posted: Mon, Aug 31, 2020 5:22am PDT
videoCreative Protest in Palo Alto After Another Black Man Shot by Police (video/quicktime 32.6MB) by Kenosha Reaction
Short videos from protest in Palo Alto of August 27 Video 1: Dance for Peace to rap number "Fuck the Police." features Sharat Lin IG: @danceofpeace #danceofpeace Video2: seven seconds of San Jose Strong t-shirt wearer feeling the groove...
Posted: Sun, Aug 30, 2020 1:51am PDT