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image Reportback and Photos from Oakland Police Review Commision 3/25 120_cprbrally.jpg by upton sinclair
On March 25 there was a Rally before the Oakland Citizens Police Review Commision Meeting. The Commision was supposed to have a hearing on an incident that happened last June in East Oakland involving Lt Yuell, Officer Alcantar, Officer Gill, and two Oakland youths: Michael Henry and Elliot Noble....
Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2004 7:54PM
image Designs on Democracy, Part Two 120_crowd.jpgkcxbny.jpg by Peter Maiden
Designs on Democracy, a conference on design, advertising, public relations and marketing for social change, took place at the University of California, Berkeley from March 26 to March 28. It was put together by the The Ruckus Society, Change the Game, Tumi's Design and The Design Action Collective. There were eight core organizers and forty volunteers. Three hundred and fifty attended....
Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2004 7:12PM
text Oakland Police Use Snitches To Go After Priest by Repost #9
Oakland CA--In a spate of non-ending attacks on St. Patrick's Abbey and Father Donald Weeks, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) dug up some snitches for their latest attack against the priest. Oakland Officials tried to use Cary Verse as their poster child to convince voters to weaken Measure EE by allowing passage of the Nuisance Eviction Ordinance (NEO) to occur without a fight. With Verse out of town and in San Jose, Councilman De La Fuente had investigators and his Police Goons go...
Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2004 6:44PM
text Oakland Names / Campaign Contributions / Addresses / Employment by Publix Recordz
OAKLAND POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS Names/Contributions/Contenders/Employment See if you can spot your name & address on the lists... As the Political Season drags on and the money flies from here to hell, one can only wonder what people think they are getting for their money. At the least, take a peek at whos getting what from who in Oakland. Enjoy Zany Times P.S. More lists follow in bottom comments sections. Can you spot your name & address?...
Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2004 5:52AM
text Anti GMO Kid Collective 1st meeting by noclass
New Childcare Collective forming for the Reclaim the Commons Anti-GMO/Biotech Mobilization 1st meeting April 4th 2pm at Totland Park in Berkeley...
Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2004 7:23PM
text Eviction Ordinance Not the Answer! by Sitara Nieves and Vivian Lee
DON'T look now, but your landlord might start looking a whole lot like Big Brother if City Councilmember Larry Reid gets his way Tuesday....
Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2004 2:53PM
text Take Action Against the NEO: Precint Walk, Call, Email, Showup at City Council on April 6 by irlandeso
The City Council will hear the second reading of the NEO on APRIL 6. PLEASE BE THERE TO LET THE CITY COUNCIL KNOW OAKLAND TENANTS OPPOSE THE NEO!...
Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2004 2:45PM
image Join the Communication Worker's March & Rally for a Just Contract - April 1 - Oakland 120_april1flyer2.jpg by LiveWire
March and Rally for Justice April 1 - 5pm - 2150 Webster Ave., Oakland...
Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2004 1:08AM
text Lake Merritt Locals Fight Planned McDonalds by Paul
Lake Merritt Community Coalition Fights to keep a MacDonalds restaurant from being built across the street from the farmers market....
Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2004 10:56PM
text OPD, Protester Communications Not Promising by Liam O'Donoghue
Following a slew of lawsuits and national media attention, Chief Richard Word announced a revision of OPD’s Crowd Control Policy, stressing “We will do everything we can to communicate with protest leaders prior to planned, future protests.” So far, communication regarding April 7 have not been promising....
Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2004 8:00PM
text Call for a Padded Bloc on April 7 by turtle power
On the April 7 Return to the Docks action, we will be forming a decentralized padded bloc to protect ourselves from police aggression. Meet promptly at 5pm at the West Oakland BART to march to the Oakland docks....
Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2004 7:23PM
text On the anniversary of April 7--return to the docks! by Daniel
April 7, 2003 was a day we will not soon forget. It was our first protest against the war profiteers who operate out of the Port of Oakland. The police shootings which occurred on that day guaranteed that our commitment would be a long one. This year, on Wednesday, April 7th, we will return to the docks to protest the profiteers and reaffirm our First Amendment rights....
Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2004 6:27PM
text Demand Oakland Fire Racist Cops!! by Malaika Parker from Police Watch
Repost of article written by Malaika fromt Police Watch, originally printed by SF Bayview....
Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2004 4:45PM
audio Designs on Democracy (audio/x-mpegurl 0.1kb) by mxminus
Catch some of the dialogue @ this weekend's "Designs on Democracy."...
Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2004 2:13PM
text Party Tomorrow in Solidarity with Haiti by Jonathan Nack
Get your groove on, show your solidarity, and contribute to an Emergency Relief Fund set up for Haitian activists and their families who are under attack since the U.S. backed coup....
Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2004 11:10AM
text 3/16: Alameda County passes resolution against the Patriot Act by American Muslim Voice
The American Muslim Voice today congratulated the Alameda County for passing a resolution against the USA Patriot Act....
Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2004 11:54PM
text 3/25 Rally for Oakland Police Accountability by NDP
A number of recent incidents of police abuse and violence are coming before the Citizen Police Review Board (CPRB), the official local watchdog agency. We need the community to come out and show the CPRB that Oakland won't stand for violent, racist and potentially murderous police to walk our streets....
Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2004 10:07PM
text Good Samaritan Attacked For Helping The Downtrodden by Lynda Carson
No Good Deed Shall Go Unpunished In Mayor Jerry Brown's City Of Oakland!...
Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2004 9:32PM
text Next DASW spokescouncil & A7 planning meeting by irlandeso(repost from DASW)
next Direct Action to Stop the War general meeting/spokescouncil...
Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2004 6:10PM
text Teacher/ Activist Cesar Cruz Fired For Caring About Students and Parents Instead of Profit by mark gonzales
International Activist, Poet, and Elementary Teacher Cesar Cruz was fired Monday at Downer Elementary School. The firing occured after an article was published that documented Cesar's organizing of a 70 mile march on Sacramento by students and parents to protest budget cuts at their 99% people of color school, as well as the presence of the nearby prison and oil refinery. (Un) Coincidentally, Cesar had also recently aided the community in their demands for a new school and site-based manage...
Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2004 3:55PM