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Hunger Strike Begins at Old Folsom State Prison
Our voice in here can be drowned out by administration, but those out there can help by making their voice heard in concern with our treatment. We urge you to contact all officials and ask questions on the conditions here, and make sure procedures are met for those hunger striking....
Posted: Thu May 25, 2017 11:13PM
KQED: It’s time to Respect your workers
KQED Management and CEO James Boland is attacking the workers who are members of CWA NABET 51....
Posted: Wed May 24, 2017 8:35AM
Community Feed before Occupy Oakland General Assembly
Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, outside City Hall 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Sun May 28, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Wed May 24, 2017 7:35AM
Sarah Yoell, Step Down! We Demand REAL Community Oversight of the Oakland Police Department
We are joining forces with the Oakland Justice Coalition to demand that Sarah Yoell — appointed by District 3 City Councilmember Lynnette Gibson McElhaney — step down immediately from the selection panel for the Oakland Police Oversight Commission....
Posted: Tue May 23, 2017 2:59PM
Hunger Strike Set to Begin May 25 at Folsom State Prison
All the prisoners held in Folsom’s ASU and Ad-Seg are without food bowls, therefore having to eat out of ziplock bags. They have no cups, needing to drink water from an old milk carton....
Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 11:58PM
End Santa Cruz City Manager Martin Bernal’s Cruel War On Those Without Housing
Santa Cruz City Hall 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz, California 95060...
Event Date: Tue May 23, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 11:31AM
SF HERE Hotel Workers Shut It Down In 1980 "Union Town”
Two films from the organizing of the HERE Local 2 between 1997 when the rank and file organized a strike at the Zim's Restaurant chain and the 1980 hotel workers strike. These two struggles the rank and file had tremendous power in the local and it was put under a trusteeship by the International to shutdown the strike....
Posted: Sun May 21, 2017 9:02PM
"March Against Monsanto" Santa Cruz
Photos are from before the march....
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 8:11PM
Bay Area Mesopotamia Solidarity Committee (BAMSC) to Stage 24-hour Hunger Strike
Powell Bart Station in San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun May 21, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 7:02PM
FightBack against City Manager's Anti-Homeless Signs at City Hall
Throughout the past week, unhoused folks, who some call the Survival Sleepers, have defied the latest drive-em-out edicts of City Manager Martin Bernal. Other activists are planning protests at City Council next Tuesday. Bernal has refused to answer simple questions about his newly posted signs. Mayor Chase in a recent interview refused to put the issue on the May 23rd Agenda for Public Discussion and Vote....
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 11:44AM
Stop Santa Cruz Neo-Nazi Band the Highway Murderers from Performing in San Jose
The Highway Murderers are a corny crypto-fascist butt rock band from Santa Cruz, California (they categorize their music as punk and thrash metal). Since the band’s formation in 2002, they have constantly been subject to criticism and resistance from the northern California music community for their consistently violent, misogynistic, and racist behavior. This has resulted in them generally being barred from performing at venues in their home town....
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 11:43AM
City Council Must Take the Next Logical Step Toward Addressing Homelessness
Creation of Task Force on Homelessness Remains a Good Idea...
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 9:56AM
Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart, Contrary to Assurances, Collaborates with ICE
Evidence given to Sanctuary activists proves that Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart has been collaborating on “immigration-only” enforcement by ICE. Hart refuses to change the County Jail’s policies, which are voluntary....
Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 10:01PM
CWA AT&T Workers Strike Mobility In SF: $21 K an Hour For CEO $16 An Hour For Workers
21,000 AT&T CWA workers strike on May 19, 2017 for a contract that would protect their living standards and against outsourcing and degradation of jobs. Mobility workers make $16.00 an hour while the CEO Randall L. Stephenson make $21,000 an hour or more than $28 million a year....
Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 5:10PM
The NoDAPL / Copwatch Food Truck. A WeCopwatch and Standing Rock Copwatch collaboration
In the fall of 2016, WeCopwatch traveled to North Dakota to support the indigenous-led resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline’s drilling along the Missouri River, right on the border of the Standing Rock Reservation. Water protectors had been experiencing violence and repression from local, and state authorities as well as DAPL employees....
Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 12:53PM
Ohlone Indian Village is under attack
Protests are taking place every morning 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the corners of Soquel Drive and Trout Gulch Road in Aptos California. Aptos Village was once an Indian Village!...
Posted: Thu May 18, 2017 5:11PM
Santa Cruz NAMI to Host Deceitful D.J. Jaffe
NAMI invites D.J. Jaffe to tout anosognosia, part of his Insane Consequences book tour....
Posted: Thu May 18, 2017 10:18AM
Report on Projection at Oakland Coliseum
Don the Con has admitted to obstructing justice, and he should be impeached. We tried to project just that on a billboard next to Oracle Coliseum, after a Warriors game (victory!). IMPEACH didn't fit the sign as well as Fuck Trump. As fireworks went up so did the chant, "Fuck Trump! Fuck Trump!"...
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 9:34PM
Arrest UC Pres. Napolitano! UC Workers/Students Protest Corruption, Privatization & Fees
Dozens of UC students and workers from throughout the California protested at the UC Regents meeting on May 17, 2017 over the corruption scandal and cover-up of $175 million by UC President Janet Napolitano and UC executives. Workers are demanding her resignation and also a stop to union busting, outsourcing and privatization...
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 6:46PM
Every Vote Counts: A Look at the Santa Cruz County Elections Department
The Grand Jury did an exhaustive investigation of the Santa Cruz County Elections Department. Despite claims of fraud nationally we found no such evidence here. We detail the protections that ensure the integrity of the voting process, and the impressive effort, dedication, and professionalism of our Elections Department....
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 3:27PM