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image Judge Orders Oakland Police Reforms, Says Mayor Schaaf Did Not Honor Her Word 480_thelton-henderson_1.jpg by Oakland Post
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
image The Fight For Mexican San Quintin Farm Workers & Driscoll's with Al Rojas At San Francisco 480_rojas_ilwu_tech_driscolls7-15-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
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
image Campaign to defund OPD challenges Oakland City Council 480_oaklandcouncilbudget-defundopd_1.jpg by Terri Kay, Workers World
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
image Protesters Shut Down Oakland City Council Meeting, Call for Budget That Responds to Oakland's Needs 480_oakland-protest-2--1170x658_1_1_1.jpg by Ken Epstein, Oakland Post
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
calendar 2nd Annual Mario Woods Remembrance Day 480_marioremembranceday_1.jpg by Wealth and Disparities in the Black Community
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
image Houseless In Santa Cruz Being Pushed Out of Public Spaces 480_18528000_10210733963080027_235723256798495711_n__1__1.jpg by Steve Pleich
Options Considered to Push Back...
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:40AM
calendar Prosecution Not Promotion - Protest OPD Promotions Ceremony by Anti Police-Terror Project
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
image Farmworker communities from Monterey Bay Area call on California to ban brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos 480_safe_ag_safe_schools_ban_chlorpyrifos_rally_california_1.jpg by via Californians for Pesticide Reform
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
text Democrat Pelosi Calls Abortion A Fading Issue by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
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
image Victor Arnautoff: San Francisco's Master Muralist of the 1930’s 480_arnautoff2_1.jpg by LaborFest
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
image California Scheming: Democrats Betray Single-Payer Again 480_singlepayernow-whatthefuck.jpg by Jim Kavanagh, CounterPunch
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
image Memorial Paddle Out in Santa Cruz for Jack O'Neill 7-9-2017 480_000_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Foggy morning, but a lot of Santa Cruz and others from afar, came to pay their respects....
Posted: Sun Jul 9, 2017 7:51PM
image Berkeley: Trump Supporters Kicked Out of Town by Community 480_rhb_1.jpg by Antifa
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
calendar Shut Down YIMBY Town 480_shut_down_1.jpg by ANTIFA
OAKSTOP : 1721 Broadway, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Sat Jul 8, 2017 3:49PM
text Review of Brontez Purnell's Since I Laid My Burden Down by Eugenio Negro 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
image Jerry Brown Announces Global Climate Action Summit As He Promotes Fracking, Delta Tunnels 480_jerry_brown___president_xi_pg_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
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
image SF Speak Out At Japanese Consulate To Defend Fukushima Families and Opposition To Restart 480_japan_contaminated_rice_1.jpg by No Nukes Action Committee
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
image "CLEANING THE SWAMP" Hunters Point & Treasure Island Tetra Tech Workers Blow Whistle 480_hunters_point_whistleblowers_housing_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
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
calendar Act for Mumia’s Freedom, Free Mumia! End the DA’s Cover-Up! 480_mumia_drugs_how_much____1.jpg by Labor Action Committee To Free Mumia
14th and Broadway Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Fri Jul 7, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 3, 2017 10:16AM
image Projections against Twitter HQ 480_img_4801_1.jpg by A.E. Marling
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