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Judge Orders Oakland Police Reforms, Says Mayor Schaaf Did Not Honor Her Word
Following a hearing this week with Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and other top city officials, U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson issued a court order Wednesday requiring the City of Oakland to reform how it conducts investigations of police misconduct. The judge’s order came in response to the June 21 report of a court investigator that found the city had “severely mishandled” the investigation into allegations that Oakland Police Department had sexually exploited underage teenager Celeste ...
Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:04PM
The Fight For Mexican San Quintin Farm Workers & Driscoll's with Al Rojas At San Francisco
President of LCLAA Sacramento chapter and a founder of the UFWA talks about the role of pesticides in agriculture and the struggle of the 80,000 farmworkers and their families for a union and decent living and working conditions. This presentation was made at ILWU Local 10 in San Francisco....
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:03PM
Campaign to defund OPD challenges Oakland City Council
Allied campaigns for a “People’s Budget,” led by the Defund OPD (Oakland Police Department) and Refund Oakland coalitions, forced the Oakland City Council’s “Conservative Caucus” to ram through their budget on June 29, using a legally questionable parliamentary maneuver. The council was up against a June 30 state deadline to pass a two-year budget....
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:51PM
Protesters Shut Down Oakland City Council Meeting, Call for Budget That Responds to Oakland's Needs
In an act of civil disobedience, Oakland residents, city workers and community shut down the City Council budget meeting on June 26, preventing the council from approving the city’s 2017-2019 budget....
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:47PM
2nd Annual Mario Woods Remembrance Day
5701 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94124-2642, United States...
Event Date: Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:48PM
Houseless In Santa Cruz Being Pushed Out of Public Spaces
Options Considered to Push Back...
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:40AM
Prosecution Not Promotion - Protest OPD Promotions Ceremony
Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension 4700 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, California 94602...
Event Date: Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:30AM
Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:10PM
Farmworker communities from Monterey Bay Area call on California to ban brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos
Residents from all over California converge on Sacramento to deliver over 100,000 petition signatures demanding state action after U.S. EPA failed to implement a ban...
Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:09AM
Democrat Pelosi Calls Abortion A Fading Issue
San Francisco millionaire Democrat Rep. Nancy Pelosi told the Washington Post in May 2017 that she thinks abortion is a fading issue and should not be a litmus test issue for the Democratic Party. This angered enough women and abortion providers to set up a website with a letter to Nancy Pelosi from abortion recipients and their supporters to change her tune at https://letter.abortionfunds.org/ and to publish this letter as a full page ad in the July 12, 2017 San Francisco Examiner....
Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:51PM
Victor Arnautoff: San Francisco's Master Muralist of the 1930’s
SFSU professor Bob Cherny gives a lecture on his new book Victor Arnautoff: San Francisco's Master Muralist of the 1930’s. Arnautoff was the most important muralist in the 1930's in the bay area and he was hounded during the 1950's witch hunt leading him to leave the bay area for the Soviet Union....
Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:58PM
California Scheming: Democrats Betray Single-Payer Again
Nothing better illustrates the political bankruptcy of the Democratic Party—for all progressive intents and purposes—than California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon’s announcement on Friday afternoon that he was going to put a “hold” on the single-payer health care bill (SB 562) for the state, effectively killing its passage for at least the year....
Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:06PM
Memorial Paddle Out in Santa Cruz for Jack O'Neill 7-9-2017
Foggy morning, but a lot of Santa Cruz and others from afar, came to pay their respects....
Posted: Sun Jul 9, 2017 7:51PM
Berkeley: Trump Supporters Kicked Out of Town by Community
Far-right Trump supporters attempted to antagonize and incite Berkeley residents. After confrontations with locals, they ended up calling the cops and fleeing the city with police protection....
Posted: Sun Jul 9, 2017 11:49AM
Shut Down YIMBY Town
OAKSTOP : 1721 Broadway, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Sat Jul 8, 2017 3:49PM
Review of Brontez Purnell's Since I Laid My Burden Down by Eugenio Negro
San José satirist Eugenio Negro reviews Oakland artist Brontez Purnell's new novel Since I Laid my Burden Down....
Posted: Sat Jul 8, 2017 3:38PM
Jerry Brown Announces Global Climate Action Summit As He Promotes Fracking, Delta Tunnels
The New York Times didn’t mention that “America's de facto leader on climate change” received $9.8 million from oil, gas and utility companies, often within days of winning big favors, since he ran for Governor, according to a report released by the the Santa Monica-based Consumer Watchdog last August: http://www.consumerwatchdog.org/dirtyhands Photo: Governor Brown and President Xi of the People's Republic of China meet on Day 3, June 6, of Brown's trip to China. Photo courtesy of Govern...
Posted: Sat Jul 8, 2017 11:56AM
SF Speak Out At Japanese Consulate To Defend Fukushima Families and Opposition To Restart
No Nukes Action is having the 60th action at the SF Japanese consulate to defend the families and workers of the nuclear plant and to oppose the re-opening of more nuclear plants in Japan by the Abe government....
Posted: Fri Jul 7, 2017 6:05PM
"CLEANING THE SWAMP" Hunters Point & Treasure Island Tetra Tech Workers Blow Whistle
Four Tetra Tech health and safety inspectors who were working at the Hunters Naval Shipyard and Treasure Island reported on the systemic criminal cover-up and corruption by the company threatening the health and safety of the workers, residents and families who are now buying homes in the area. They charge that there is serious contaminated radioactive earth in the area where new construction has gone on....
Posted: Tue Jul 4, 2017 12:45AM
Act for Mumia’s Freedom, Free Mumia! End the DA’s Cover-Up!
14th and Broadway Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Fri Jul 7, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 3, 2017 10:16AM
Projections against Twitter HQ
Last night we projected against Twitter headquarters in protest of Donald's tweet that incited violence against the free press....
Posted: Mon Jul 3, 2017 7:04AM