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Four people died at Oakland housing deathtrap run by nonprofit organizations
Allegedly over 100 others plus some squatters in the building were desperately displaced from their transitional housing, that reportedly involved three nonprofit organizations!...
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:18PM
Eviction Defense! in East Oakland
6521 Bancroft Ave. in East Oakland...
Event Date: Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:32PM
Fire Relief Benefit for 2551 San Pablo in Oakland
In the early morning hours of Monday, March 27th, a four-alarm fire erupted at 2551 San Pablo. There were fatalities. The building was primarily a home for extremely low-income people of color....
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:59PM
Trump’s attack on the NEA, CPB, and NEH is an attack on the arts and humanity in Oakland
In Oakland, Trump’s proposed budget cuts that plan to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services would have a major impact on many institutions including the Oakland Museum of California, Chabot Space and Science Center Foundation, and the African American Museum and Library!...
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:57PM
Miguel Masso Strikes Again
Miguel Masso and officers like him – victims of trauma from being in the military or otherwise, those who see a gun behind every shadow, hotheads, “cowboys,” and those whose ego prevent them from dealing with the public with restraint and respect when the public is not reciprocating, do not belong on police forces....
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:02PM
Oakland’s affordable housing threatened by Trump’s proposed $6.2 billion budget cut to HUD
Two wealthy high ranking Trustees of the right-wing fascist Heritage Foundation demanding budget cuts to HUD and other non-defense federal programs reside in the Bay Area, including Jerry Hume (George H. Hume) of San Francisco, and Nersi Nazari of Atherton!...
Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:08AM
UCSF Outsourcing Tech Jobs And Brazilian Labor Struggles
KPFA WorkWeek radio looks at the outsourcing of tech jobs at UCSF and how it affects the workers and public. It also looks at the economic and political crisis in Brazil and the role of the unions including the independent trade union federation CSP Conlutas....
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:15PM
Stability First: A Community Of Tents and Tables; Chairs, Coffee and Camaraderie.
Governments need to take a serious look at how we have succeeded – and how they could help us succeed better. They need to take stability seriously. They need to allow an environment where stability can exist. And that means cities need to change how they are doing things when housing simply does not exist or is unaffordable....
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:11AM
Court Support for Dejuan Hall - Brutally Beaten by Vallejo Police
Fairfield Superior Court, Department 9 600 Union Avenue, Fairfield, California 94533...
Event Date: Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:33PM
Community support remains strong as Yuvette Henderson lawsuit goes forward
A judge in the US District Court in Oakland denied a motion on Monday to dismiss charges in the case of Yuvette Henderson, a 38-year-old woman killed by Emeryville police on February 3rd, 2015....
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:31AM
Faith Resistance: Divest from the Pipeline
First Congregational Church, 2501 Harrison St. Oakland 94612...
Event Date: Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:29PM
Berkeley: Violent Trump Supporters Are Merging with the Alt-Right
Approximately 75 people showed up to the ‘March on Berkeley,’ on March 4th, 2017, an event organized by Richard Black of Southern California, to support the Presidency of Donald Trump. The march was to coincide with a national day of action planned in support of Trump, who faces a crisis of legitimacy and drastically dropping support in polls....
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:06PM
Brytanee Brown on Housing and Urban Displacement: Oakland and New Orleans (audio/mpeg 9.8mb)
Oakland-based activist Brytanee Brown joins WTUL News and Views in the studio to discuss housing as a women's issue, re-imagining the language and intentions of urban planning and design, and some solutions for combatting urban displacement....
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:21AM
Significant Victory in Yuvette Henderson Civil Case, Summary Judgment Denied
Judge Ryu denied the motion for summary judgment filed by the City of Emeryville and Officer Williams. Her decision is attached. What this means is that the judge concluded that Yuvette Henderson's family has sufficient evidence to take the case to trial....
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 5:36PM
Interview with Zero from El Vuh about Mexica New Year on March 11-12 in San José, California (audio/x-wav 103.0mb)
Calpulli Tonalehqueh's Aztec New Year is a multi-cultural, family event in celebration of the Aztec New Year beginning with a sunrise ceremony and features live entertainment, arts, crafts, information, food and beverage booths....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:57AM
Trump’s proposed budget cuts to HUD by the numbers in California
Based on the documents from the Senate Appropriations Committee, this is an updated impact of some of the proposed cuts to HUD. Below are some of the numbers in regards to how California will be affected if Trump’s proposed $6 billion in budget cuts to HUD are enacted. This information may change if the budget cutting numbers are not final, regardless these numbers should assist tenant and housing activists in opposing the proposed budget cuts to HUD, by the Trump regime....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:00AM
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission Unanimously Endorses Civil Rights Ordinance
Thursday, March 9th, the Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission unanimously endorsed the Civil Rights Ordinance, a simple yet powerful law that, if enacted, would clarify that Oakland Police Department (“OPD”) officers assigned to the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (“JTTF”) must follow the same state and local laws that all other OPD officers are bound by, rather than looser and highly problematic FBI guidelines....
Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:53AM
Trump regime may cut HUD’s budget by $6 billion or more
Oakland has been receiving around $1.5 million per year in recent years from HUD’s Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) that is shared throughout the city by 7 districts. Now that the CDBG program is being targeted for elimination by the Trump regime, it will result in a great hardship for many residents in Oakland!...
Posted: Thu Mar 9, 2017 6:08AM
UC Berkeley Sponsors Muslim Basher: Drive Out the Trump Regime! Start with John Yoo
Torture advocate John Yoo and his handlers at Boalt Hall think Donald Trump's "new" Muslim ban is A-OK. Despite a decade of community protest against the corruption of young legal minds by a resident war criminal with a dangerous philosophy of exceptionalism - that American lives are worth more than other people's - law school administrators deny consequences of Yoo's professional misconduct. Professor Yoo shames the university every time he opens his mouth. His legal "opinions" further the i...
Posted: Tue Mar 7, 2017 3:28PM
Stand in solidarity with the women of Rojava at the Oakland Women’s Strike
Mesopotamia Solidarity Bloc...
Event Date: Wed Mar 8, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 12:30PM