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text Palo Alto: Action Against War, Empire, & Capitalism Planned For Late June by Anarchist Action Palo Alto
End the Occupation - Destroy Empire - Dismantle Capitalism! There's a war on - a war between the United States government and the vast majority of the world's population. This war has many faces - the struggles over globalization, corporate empire, and the invasion and occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan - but everywhere the same lines are drawn. Everywhere the US government is acting in the interests of corporations, and everywhere people are being slaughtered, are starving to dea...
Posted: Tue May 24, 2005 5:59PM
text Suburban Insurrection: Palo Alto Finds the Beach Beneath the Streets by crudo
Not sense newspaper boxes broke through the windows of the INS building in San Francisco have I felt this re-energized and uplifted in regards to militant, illegal street protest in the aftermath of the Reclaim the Streets action in Palo Alto. The event was organized by Anarchist Action, an ad hoc group of various anarchist collectives and affinity groups throughout the bay area, and was billed as a “revolutionary street party”, and “suburban inserrection”....
Posted: Mon May 23, 2005 12:48AM
text Reportback: Palo Alto Reclaim the Streets! - May 20 by Reclaim the Streets! Palo Alto
A Revolutionary Streetparty, a Suburban Insurrection... On May 20th, hundreds of rebellious youth, students, and workers converged on downtown Palo Alto. United by an effective critique of global capitalism - weaving together the dominance of the G8, the monotony of modern urbanism, and alienated suburban boredom - local youth, joined by a small number from around the Bay Area and Central Valley, successfully reclaimed the streets. Marching behind banners exclaiming "Reclaim the S...
Posted: Sat May 21, 2005 8:45PM
text Palo Alto is Miserable by The Author
Palo Alto is Miserable...
Posted: Sat May 21, 2005 4:43PM
image Palo Alto RTS Graffiti Pics 120_1a78.jpg by Dance Machine
On May, 20th, there was a festive gala of music, graffiti, dancing, and broken glass. Here are some recently taken pictures of the RTS graffiti before it is painted over....
Posted: Sat May 21, 2005 1:10AM
image Pics from Palo Alto RTS 120_1.jpgy27kli.jpg by One Gear
On Friday, May 20th, A reclaim the streets was held in downtown Palo Alto on University Avenue. The party lasted about an hour before people were dispersed by 3(yes, 3) different police forces from different cities working together. The entire downtown area was shut down to incoming traffic, and only a few arrests were made. Below are photos from the event. Pic 1 shows cops trying to clear a dumpster from the street. Pic 2 shows the newspaper dispensers which were used as blockades. Pic 3 ...
Posted: Fri May 20, 2005 11:44PM
text Anti-G8 Reclaim the Streets! - Live Without Dead Time! - May 20 by Anarchist Action/RTS Palo Alto
Resist the G8!&#160&#160&#160-&#160&#160&#160&#160&#160Destroy Boredom! &#160&#160&#160-&#160&#160&#160&#160Reclaim the Streets! Streetparty/Protest Against the G8, Global Capitalism, and Boredom! Meet 8pm, Friday, May 20th Lytton Plaza in Palo Alto &#160&#160&#160&#160&#160&#160&#160-2 Blocks from University Ave. at Emerson &#160&#160&#160&#160 Palo Alto Caltrain...
Posted: Mon May 16, 2005 3:55PM
image May 20 - Reclaim the Streets! Against the G8 & Boredom - Poster & Flyers 120_rts-paposter.jpg by Reclaim the Streets! Palo Alto
Resist the G8!&#160&#160&#160-&#160&#160&#160&#160&#160Destroy Boredom! &#160&#160&#160-&#160&#160&#160&#160Reclaim the Streets! Streetparty/Protest Against the G8, Global Capitalism, and Boredom! Meet 8pm, Friday, May 20th Lytton Plaza in Palo Alto University Ave. at Emerson...
Posted: Fri May 13, 2005 1:24PM
text So San Francisco to Debate Moratorium Wed May 11 by via NORML folks
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Posted: Tue May 10, 2005 3:51PM
text May 20 - Reclaim the Streets against the G8! by Reclaim the Streets! Palo Alto
Resist the G8!&#160&#160&#160-&#160&#160&#160&#160&#160Destroy Boredom! &#160&#160&#160-&#160&#160&#160&#160Reclaim the Streets! Streetparty/Protest Against the G8, Global Capitalism, and Boredom! Meet 8pm, Friday, May 20th Lytton Plaza in Palo Alto University Ave. at Emerson...
Posted: Tue May 10, 2005 2:10PM
text Wells Fargo allows ID theft by Donna Deiss
Reported ID theft of $500 from checking account at Wells Fargo 1//2004 not investigated. May 3, 2005 a thief charged $1,580 to the same account overdrawing the account by $550. This was the rent money of two disabled people already under severe stress. One has AIDS and is terminallyill, the other a disabled 57 year old woman.....
Posted: Wed May 4, 2005 10:12PM
text 5/3: Justice for Julio Ayala by Justice4JulioAyala
There will be a candlelight vigil this coming Tuesday at 6 P.M. for Julio Ayala, murdered by San Mateo PD on 4-3-05....
Posted: Sun May 1, 2005 10:08PM
text Matt Gonzalez is subbing for Larry Bensky on Living Room by Local Greens
Matt is on KPFA 94.1 speaking with youth activists...
Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2005 9:59AM
image The 'Black Male Adult' on trial: The Constitution gets a beatdown 120_alberthopkins-small.jpg by junya (repost from 3/30/2005 SF Bayview)
Two Palo Alto CA police are charged with brutally beating a man without cause. Their trial has become an attack on the entire experience of all those caught in the never-ending U.S. dragnet for the "Black Male Adult."...
Posted: Mon Apr 4, 2005 10:35PM
image Hands Off Social Security! 120_p53_300.jpg by Bill Hackwell
Over 1,000 people demonstrated in front of the offices of Charles Schwab to denounce the Social Security privitization scheme of the Bush Aministration. Unions, senior centers and community groups came out in large numbers....
Posted: Fri Apr 1, 2005 2:24PM
text Prevent coastal drilling- Pacifica hearing tomorrow by environmental organizations
Assemblyman Leland Yee is holding a press conference this Friday in Pacifica to garner support for his proposed legislation to ensure that California's coastal waters are safe from off shore oil drilling....
Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2005 2:38PM
text Police on trial by junya (repost from 3/23/2005 SF Bayview)
Two Palo Alto CA police are charged with brutally beating a man without cause. Their trial has become a forum on police practices in general....
Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2005 12:55AM
text Are police held accountable for shooting people to death? by Donna Wallach
Many news articles about police shootings ending in death of victim only give side of police, usually the victim is blamed and usually questions are not asked as to what actually happened and maybe the shooting could have been handled differently....
Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2005 7:56PM
text Marriage Celebrations all over California Tonight by MECA
The SF Superior Court ruled that that the state's exclusion of same-sex couples from civil marriage is unconstitutional. Take Action Tonight in Your Local Community to Celebrate this Historic Marriage Decision!...
Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2005 3:28PM
video UAL Engineers Fight for A Contract (video/quicktime 12.6mb) by Labor Video Project
300 UAL engineers of IFPTE Union Local 20 have been fight since 2002 for a contract at UAL. This video shows why they are out on the street calling for justice. 4 min. 12.5 MB...
Posted: Thu Mar 3, 2005 1:24PM