image Police violently beat and arrest community members at Berkeley City Council meeting 480_brookanderson-berkeley-urbanshield1_1.jpg by Mohamed Shehk
On Tuesday, June 20, Berkeley police officers violently cracked down on community members opposed to Berkeley’s participation in Urban Shield at special hearing of the city council. Two people were arrested, and multiple people were injured, with an elderly Berkeley resident bleeding from the head after being struck by a police officer. The two arrestees have been cited and released....
Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:12PM
calendar Kick ICE Out Of Oakland by Oakland Privacy
Oakland City Hall 500 14th St., Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:42AM
calendar Sanctuary Transit - Keep Immigrants Safe On BART by Oakland Privacy
BART Boardroom, 20th Street Mall, Third Floor 344 20th St, Oakland, CA 94612, USA...
Event Date: Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:38AM
calendar Justice for Philando Castile - Rally and March 480_19225282_1915134812058268_5068752587022079409_n_1.jpg by Justice
Oscar Grant Plaza (14th/Broadway) Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:03PM
text Oakland City Funding for Eviction Defense Support Expiring on June 30, 2017 by Posted By Lynda Carson
The situation is indeed dire. All funding from the City of Oakland for eviction defense work will end as of June 30, 2017, given the continuing ambiguity about CDBG funding that we’ve been told constrains the city’s ability to execute new contracts. In other words, the City of Oakland currently is not committed to fund eviction defense work once the 2016/2017 contracts expire....
Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:15PM
image Oakland: Meet the Bay Area’s 4chan Kangaroo Court 480_4chan-eastbay-oakland_2-4-1068x532_1.jpg by Northern California Anti-Racist Action
Cops and chan, hand in hand...
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 11:20AM
image ILWU Local 10 Members Face Hanging Nooses At Port Of Oakland And Tesla Injuries Escalate 480_ilwu_noose_at_port_of_oakland_1.jpg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek radio examines the growing incidents of hanging nooses and racist graffiti at SSA at the Port Of Oakland. The show also examines the serious injuries that are taking place at the Fremont Tesla auto plant. WorkSafe issued a report on the escalating injuries and health and safety problems....
Posted: Thu Jun 1, 2017 9:36PM
calendar Poetry for Peace and Justice, a benefit for Haiti Emergency Relief Fund by Ecumenical Peace Institute & Haiti Action Com
2727 College Ave., at Garber, Berkeley...
Event Date: Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Tue May 30, 2017 11:41AM
calendar #DefundOPD - Rally and City Council by Defund OPD
Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, Oakland City Hall 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Tue May 30, 2017 4:30PM
Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 5:53PM
text Nonprofit housing developer jacks up rent as Trump proposes $6.2 billion in cuts to HUD by Lynda Carson
So-called nonprofit affordable housing developers see the writing on the wall and are jacking up the rents on the poor, elderly, and disabled renters in their projects as fast as they can, before the budget cuts take effect!...
Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 6:15AM
calendar Community Feed before Occupy Oakland General Assembly by Occupy Oakland
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
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