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image Sarah Yoell Step Down! We Demand REAL Community Oversight of the Oakland Police Department yoells.jpg by APTP
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
image Report on Projection at Oakland Coliseum 480_18447645_682886315247099_3945100374897649092_n_1.jpg by a
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
calendar Commemorate revolutionary resistance and Judi Bari Day 480_judi_fist_oakland_3mar95__x_1.jpg by Earth First!
E. 33rd and Park Blvd, in front of Oakland High School, Oakland...
Event Date: Wed May 24, 2017 11:30AM
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 1:08PM
image UC UAW 2865 Calls For Resignation of UC Pres Janet Napolitano "we support ...resignation" 480_napolitano_janet_clinton_30565642382_1.jpg by UAW 2865
UAW 2865 UC which represents graduate students at all UC campuses is calling for the resignation of UC Pres Janet Napolitano for hiding a slush fund...
Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 4:36PM
document Paying More for Being Poor — Bias and Disparity in California’s Traffic Court System lccr-report-paying-more-for-being-poor-may-2017.pdf_140_.jpg by LCCR
California's traffic fines and fees are some of the highest in the country, and new data shows that current California policies disproportionately impact people of color. Two bills before the California Legislature (SB 185 and AB 412) would address many of the disparities....
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 7:13PM
text Tell Oakland's City Council: Defund OPD, Invest in Community by APTP
The process of allocating Oakland’s 2.6 billion dollar budget for 2017-2019 has begun. We believe that the scandal-ridden and dysfunctional Oakland Police Department consumes far too many of our city's resources. It’s time to audit police spending and performance, and redirect wasted funds to community-building, constructive strategies for making Oakland a safer and better place to live....
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 11:20AM
text Rob Bonta bill AB 423 fails in legislature to preserve Oakland SRO hotels by Lynda Carson
Until the Ellis Act is amended to protect Oakland SROs, there is little the city can do to protect renters in SROs from greedy landlords being supported by the California Apartment Association, and their BIG MONEY corrupting influence to pay off politicians to vote against renter protections!...
Posted: Sat May 13, 2017 9:00AM
text An Open Letter to the Berkeley City Council: Police Militarization, Urban Shield and Trump by James McFadden
Voting to endorse police cooperation with the FBI and Homeland Security creates a direct threat to the citizens of Berkeley. The City Council needs to take a moral stand and make a statement: “Berkeley will not cooperate with this xenophobic and racist Trump administration.”...
Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 4:49PM
image Standing Rock Copwatchers in the Bay Area 480_sr1_1.jpg by Standing Rock Copwatchers
In 2016 we left our families, our homes, our lives to go defend the water at Standing Rock, North Dakota. We stood in struggle with hundreds of tribes from across the country and continent. Our fight was for mother earth, and it was for our people, our history, and for our future....
Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 2:05PM
image Oakland Committee Voting On Ending Secretive Surveillance 480_op-logo.jpg by Brian Hofer / Oakland Privacy Working Group
Up For Consideration on Tuesday before the Oakland City Council's Public Safety Committee, a Transparency Ordinance Grants Community Control Over Spying Equipment Use....
Posted: Mon May 8, 2017 9:58AM
text California Apartment Association suspends legal challenges against Richmond rent control by Lynda Carson
Among the filthy rich billionaires who gave money to the CAA, but lost in the battle against rent control in Richmond and Mountain View includes Berkshire Hathaway Home Services owned by Warren Buffet, Equity Residential owned by Sam Zell, and Prometheus Real Estate Group owned by Jackie Diller Salfier and the Diller family....
Posted: Sat May 6, 2017 9:56PM
image Trust Is Not Enough: Stop Unconstitutional and Unwarranted Surveillance in Oakland. 480_oakland-privacy.jpg by Oakland Privacy
We need and would very much like you to send a simple letter in support of an ordinance to stop unconstitutional and unwarranted surveillance to Oakland City Council members. You can do that easily by using this web tool linked to below and here....
Posted: Thu May 4, 2017 7:58AM
image May Day 17 In SF And Brazil General Strike Shuts Country 480_mayday17_injury_to_one_is_injury_to_all_1.jpg by WorkWeek Radio
KPFA WorkWeek radio looks at the May Day protest in San Francisco and also hears from a metal trade unionist Herbert Claros da Silva in Brazil about the successful mass general strike on April 28, 2017 against the Temer government and it's privatization, deregulation and attacks on the working class and youth....
Posted: Wed May 3, 2017 10:17AM
image Workers Memorial Day, OSHA, Culture Of Corruption, Deep State/Tom Perez & Darrell Whitman osha_corruption_court.jpeg by Labor Video Project
On 2017 Workers Memorial Week, Darrell Whitman a whistleblower at OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program talks about his fight to protect health and safety whistleblowers and how he and other WPP investigators were bullied, retaliated against and fired for trying to investigate workers who were fired for making health and safety complaints. He discusses the role of former DOL secretary Tom Perez, the Office of Special Counsel OSC, the Deep State and how regulatory agencies have been captured ...
Posted: Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:30AM
calendar International Longshore Workers Union's May Day 2017 Rally and Port Shutdown 480_may-day-2017final_1.jpg by ILWU Local 10 MayDay Committee
9 AM Rally at ILWU Hall, 400 North Point, SF 10 AM March to Justin Herman Plaza, to join May Day Rally and March...
Event Date: Mon May 1, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:17PM
text Displaced tenants of fatal fire damaged 2551 San Pablo Avenue apartments to file lawsuit by Lynda Carson
On Wednesday morning April 26, around fifteen tenants displaced from the massive fire at 2551 San Pablo where four people died, will be holding a holding a press conference with their attorneys to announce a lawsuit. The press conference begins at 10:30 AM, in the courtyard outside the Alameda County Courthouse, at 1221 Oak Street in Oakland (across the street from 1225 Fallon Street - Rene C. Davis Courthouse)....
Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:37PM
image After Workers Fired, UC Berkeley Undergrads Shutdown Major Campus Event 480_uwu-at-cal_1.jpg by Anonymous / IGD
Student workers of the Undergraduate Workers Union (UWU) shutdown annual campus-wide celebration to demand living wages, back pay, and the reinstatement of numerous workers who were illegally fired for organizing....
Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:49PM
text Ben Carson needs to oppose the proposed $6.2 billion budget cut to HUD by Lynda Carson
According to estimates from the Affordable Housing website estimator, the Oakland Housing Authority faces a disastrous $23,273,475 in federal budget cuts due to the Trump regimes proposed budget cuts of $54 billion for FY 2018, including $6.2 billion to $6.7 billion in proposed budget cuts to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)!...
Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:40AM
image Solidarity with Bay Area Antifascists Facing Repression 480_blylrh_1.jpg by some anarchists
Love and solidarity from Minneapolis to our Berkeley comrades...
Posted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 7:35PM
calendar Justice for Diallo Neal Rally pressreleasediallo.pdf_140_.jpg by Antoinette Gaggero
Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza...
Event Date: Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:29AM