image‘Nonie’ Graddy gave the farm workers some of the most important years of her life
by via United Farm Workers
December 3, 2015 — It was with sadness that the United Farm Workers learned of the recent passing of Leonie Fuller Graddy, or Nonie to her family and friends. This is a time to express gratitude that Nonie choose to dedicate some of the most important years of her life to the farm worker movement during some of its most difficult times....
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 5:00PM
calendarHard to be a God
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Screening Room...
Event Date: Thu Jan 14, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 3:33PM
imageEarly data from Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count suggests a small increase in numbers
by via The Xerces Society
Early data from Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count suggests a small increase in butterfly numbers in some parts of the overwintering range...
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 3:17PM
textLong Beach Runs Out of Time on Offshore Fracking Permits by Center for Biological Diversity
LONG BEACH, Calif., December 18, 2015 — The city of Long Beach has run out of time to use 13 permits issued by state oil officials for offshore fracking in California waters, the Center for Biological Diversity told city officials this week. In a letter to the director of the Long Beach Gas and Oil Department, the Center points out that the last offshore fracking permit expires in less than two weeks....
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 1:22PM
imageHoliday Gift for Free Radio Santa Cruz
by via Uncle Dennis, Free Radio Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Progressives, This Holiday Season, Free Radio Santa Cruz, (101.3 FM & is wishing for a new studio. Since October we have been homeless, but not helpless. We continue on the air using a remote server, but for programmers who don't have the means to produce their shows remotely, this has been a trying time....
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 1:16PM
textElbo Room Hosts Nazis, Calls Cops On POC by social media
Elbo Room hosted a show for the band "Death In June" on Tuesday night. This is the 2nd time they've hosted this fascist, white supremacist band, despite protests & community outcry. On Tuesday night, the owner came out & called the police on our comrades, LYING that there was a "crowd of people" "wielding knives": NO ONE that night pulled out any weapons. In today's context, calling the pigs on someone & lying that they are armed & dangerous can literally lead to the death of that person, esp...
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 12:13PM
imageIn Palo Alto, Members of the Viagra Review Board Reconvene
by Raging Grannies Action League
Under a newly introduced bill in the state of South Carolina, men seeking Viagra or any other drug intended to treat erectile dysfunction would have to cool their heels for a 24-hour waiting period and pass psychiatric testing. In Palo Alto, California, members of the Viagra Review Board praised the bill....
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 11:43AM
imagePanel to Determine Viagra Distribution
by Raging Grannies Action League
Today in Palo Alto, California, the Viagra Review Board reconvened upon the occasion of the prefiling of an important bill by State Representative Mia McLeod of Columbia, South Carolina. Under the bill, a man seeking Viagra or any other drug intended to treat erectile dysfunction would have to meet strict guidelines....
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 11:19AM
imageJerry Brown grandstands in Paris but fails to protect Latino children from fracking
by Dan Bacher
“Fracking and other types of unconventional well stimulation threaten every child’s right to a quality education,” said Madeline Stano, attorney for the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment. “Governor Brown and our state regulatory agencies have failed to protect public school students and our state as a whole by adopting regulations that do not address the existing racially disparate impact of well stimulations on Latino students.” Photo of fracking wastewater in Kern County courte...
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:40AM
imageOmnibus Spending Bill Includes Funding For Jerry Brown's Delta Tunnels
by Dan Bacher
Among the beneficiaries of this taxpayer-funded boondoggle are Beverly Hills agribusiness billionaires Stewart and Lynda Resnick, the owners of The Wonderful Company. Resnick and his wife, Lynda, have been instrumental in promoting campaigns to eviscerate Endangered Species Act protections for Central Valley Chinook salmon and Delta smelt populations and to build the fish-killing peripheral tunnels. They have become known as the "Koch Brothers of California Water" for the many thousands ...
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:19AM
calendarCuban Art Show celebrating 1st year of Cuban Five's Freedom
by ANSWER Coalition
2969 Mission St. at 26th St....
Event Date: Fri Dec 18, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 8:52AM
calendarMassive Community Protest at SF DA's Office Demanding Justice for Mario Woods by Nguyen
850 Bryant Street San Francisco...
Event Date: Fri Dec 18, 2015 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 7:14AM
calendarKwanzaa Celebration, California State Capitol, Sacramento
by Khubaka
Room 126, California State Capitol 10th and L Street Sacramento, CA...
Event Date: Sat Dec 26, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:42PM
imageOakland Report Back from the Rojava Revolution, 12/12/15: audio
by Dave Id
Paul Z. Simmons recently traveled to Rojava, an autonomous region in war-torn northern Syria. Local residents shared with him how they, despite the obstacles, are currently building a society based on principles of direct democracy, gender equality, and sustainability. In Oakland, as part of a Bay Area tour, Paul spoke about his experiences seeing the Rojava Revolution first-hand (full audio below)....
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 10:38PM
imageThe Funeral Of Mario Woods & The Execution Of African American Youth
by Labor Video Project
On December 17, 2105 the funeral was held for Mario Woods. He was killed by San Francisco police and the death was defended by the San Francisco police chief Greg Suhr....
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:59PM
calendarThe "What will you do for your neighbor?" walking tour by David Giesen
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason Street San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Dec 20, 2015 9:30AM
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:13PM
textThe Shortwave Report 12/18/15 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, and China Radio International....
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:37PM
calendarThe Odyssey–from Vietnam to America
Yerba Buena Center of the Arts...
Event Date: Fri Jan 22, 2016 8:00PM
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:28PM
textPortrait of an Irish Republican by Michael Steinberg
The writer's account of his visit to Occupied Ireland in 1985 on the occasion of its 30th anniversary....
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:27PM
calendarFacing History and Ourselves' 2016 San Francisco Bay Area Benefit Dinner
by Quinn Van Valer-Campbell
Hyatt Regency 5 Embarcadero Center San Francisco, CA 94111...
Event Date: Sun May 15, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 2:23PM