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textVictim of Identity Theft Tells Her Story by Gloria Walker
Patient Assaulted, battered by a Fresno Community Hospital Security Guard in the ER leaving "visible" injuries....
Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 12:16AM
textOpDeny270 is a Strategic Plan, to Write In Bernie Sanders, and Force a 12th Amendment Vote by Kathy Yurista, Summer Rose
Op Ed about the Write-In Campaign for Bernie in CA and 10 other states...
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:57PM
imageBlack Panther Party 50th Anniversary photo on the steps of the Alameda County Courthouse
by Dave Id
It was 1966 when Huey Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. Initially, their goals were to make use of California's open-carry laws at the time to directly challenge police brutality in Oakland and to turn Black rebellion into political power. In little time, the party expanded nationwide, fed hundreds of thousands of children, and created free health clinics and a number of other social programs....
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 6:37PM
imageVigil for Sean Smith-Arlt Organized on No Police Brutality Day
by Alex Darocy
A candle light vigil was held for Sean Smith-Arlt at the Town Clock in Santa Cruz on October 22, coinciding with the 21st annual National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality. Sean was experiencing ongoing mental health issues when he was shot and killed on October 16 by officers with the Santa Cruz Police Department, who say he was advancing towards them while holding a garden rake when they deemed him a threat....
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 6:24PM
textCAA opposes ordinance to protect Section 8 renters from discrimination by Lynda Carson
The California Apartment Association (CAA) stepped up to the plate to oppose a proposed ethical ordinance prohibiting discrimination against section 8 tenants in Marin County. The CAA has taken an unethical position against the ordinance to protect section 8 renters, as well as opposing some ethical renter protection ballot measures in 6 cities in the Bay Area recently!...
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:29PM
calendarA night with Remi Kanazi!
SJSU Engineering Building Room 189...
Event Date: Thu Nov 10, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:12PM
imageRemoval of Klamath Dams Would Be Largest River Restoration in U.S. History
by Molly Peterson, KQED
Four hydroelectric dams may soon be demolished along the Klamath, near the California-Oregon border. Hundreds of miles of the Klamath would run free to the Pacific Ocean — opening up the largest river restoration in U.S. history....
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:55AM
textThe Right to Disrespect: A Reminder by Robert Norse
I wrote this letter this morning after Vice-Mayor Cynthia Chase attempted to stop me from speaking with my back to the Council during Oral Communications yesterday afternoon. It wasn't clear to me that she was taking action to arrest me, but seemed like she was threatening to do so. It has to emphasized again that a violation of Council rules, unless it disrupts the meeting, is not a disruption, however much a presiding officer wants to paint it as one. The interruption and threat to the ...
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 7:56AM
audioBen Quimby from 350 Louisiana on No New Leases (audio/mpeg 21.7MB) by wtul news
Ben Quimby from 350 Louisiana on No New Leases talks about the upcoming rally at BOEM, 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard at noon central to 4pm...
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 6:58AM
textResolution to Support Berkeley Teacher and Civil Rights Activist Yvette Felarca by OEA Representative Council
The Oakland Education Association (OEA) Representative Council passed the following resolution in support of Yvette Felarca:...
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 4:14AM
audioDaesh Capo Hillary's emails...10-25-16 Mouse Report (audio/mpeg 72.0MB) by DJ Mouse
Sibel Edmonds, James Corbett and unveil the hand on the cloaked dagger plunged into Iran, Libya, Syria, nauseum...along w/ other endless bad news and horror......
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:15PM
imageOffer Accepted! Muckrock Offers To Check For Local Police Surveillance Of Social Media
by Razer Ray
Pinning down the police departments, big and small, stalking your feeds. Join the others who have already offered up their local law enforcement for scrutiny...
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 8:05PM
imageDelta Tunnels: Fitch Ratings Downgrades Westlands' Next Bond Sale
by Dan Bacher
Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Restore the Delta executive director, quipped, “Bond ratings agencies are like Mom and Dad. Westlands is asking to raise the limit on their credit card again, despite questionable earnings potential. At some point Mom and Dad get out the scissors." Photo: Hoopa Valley Tribe members protest against Westlands Water District's attacks on the Trinity River in August 2013. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 5:10PM
imageSen. Leno, SF Health Plan, Health Plan of San Mateo Celebrate Medi-Cal's 50th Anniversary
by Steven Maviglio
State and local leaders join patients and providers at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital to Mark Half-Century of Health Care for Bay Area Families...
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:39PM
textCourt to Monterey County: Lawsuit Over Wildlife Services Animal-killing Contract Can Move Forward by Center for Biological Diversity
SALINAS, Calif., October 25, 2016 — The California Superior Court issued an order Monday evening denying Monterey County’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit, filed in June by animal protection and conservation organizations, that challenges the county’s contract renewal with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services. This notorious federal program has killed more than 3,000 coyotes, bobcats, mountain lions and other animals in the county in the past six years, largely in the name of pr...
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:46PM
calendarPalestinian-American human rights lawyer Noura Erakat! by Middle East Children's Alliance
First Congregational Church of OAKLAND 2501 Harrison Street Oakland, CA 94612...
Event Date: Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:11PM
imageRenters' groups file FPPC complaint against landlord lobby's deceptive mailers
by Steven Tavares, East Bay Citizen
Renters' groups representing the six Bay Area cities slated to vote on various forms of rent control this November filed a complaint with the state Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) on October 13 claiming a mailer sent earlier this month by an opposing landlords' lobby is misleading and deceptive....
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:11PM
calendarYTHLive by YTH
Bespoke Coworking Westfield San Francisco Centre, Level 4, #450A,, 845 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Sun May 7, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 11:04AM
calendarAs Anger at the SCPD Rises, Freedom Sleepers Bed Down for Sidewalk Sleepout #68 by Keith McHenry (story by Norse)
On the sidewalk outside the last pre-election City Council meeting in the wake of the SCPD's Sean Arlt slaying, housed and unhoused folks are gathering again. The continuing target: the City's anti-homeless 11 PM to 8:30 AM Sleeping Ban as a shelterless police-heavy winter looms. The safe-but-not-legal-sidewalk slumber event begins on Tuesday afternoon and goes through Wednesday morning....
Event Date: Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:30PM
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:50AM
calendarURGENT: Tell the City Again: No New Jails OR Jail-like Facilities in SF! by Michael Lyon
25 Van Ness, Room 610...
Event Date: Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 3:17AM