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Timeline of Stockton, CA killings by law enforcement, 2007 - present
This timeline mapping state violence in Stockton, CA was collectively generated as part of a larger ongoing convivial research effort to expose low intensity war across the Bay Area and state. The timeline was produced through a collaboration between the Center for Convivial Research and Autonomy (CCRA) and the efforts of families and grassroots groups in Stockton and beyond. Because of the high number of killings in Stockton, we have had to modify the format to a range of ten year increments...
Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:13PM
Trump administration approves permit to build Jerry Brown's Delta Tunnels
“The Independent Review Panel report suggested that the biological opinion had serious flaws and that the Delta Tunnels will be terrible for Delta fish—those that live here year-round as well as those just passing through on their way to and from the Pacific Ocean,” said Tim Stroshane, Policy Analyst for Restore the Delta. Photo: Paul Souza, Pacific Southwest Regional Director for US FWS...
Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:56PM
Why Delta Stewardship Council's Endorsement of Delta Tunnels Is So Wrong
Below is my three-minute testimony before the Delta Stewardship Council before they voted to endorse the Delta Tunnels plan as part of their amendments to the Delta Plan at their June 22 meeting in Sacramento. They made the decision, with only one dissenting vote, in spite of a massive turnout and hours of testimony by tunnels opponents, including fishermen, conservationists, environmental justice advocates, family farmers, Delta residents and elected officials. For more information about th...
Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 12:01PM
UPS Deaths & Suicide In SF & Debs Film-American Socialist: The Life and Times of Debs
The murders and suicide at the USP facility in San Francisco took place in a background of increasing overtime and stress in the workplace. This program looks at the conditions at the UPS and other facilities. The program also discusses the new film American Socialist: The Life and Times of Eugene Victor Debs....
Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:19AM
Local Housing Development Can Be Both Affordable and Supportive
Parallel Track Program Must be Developed...
Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:28AM
Slavery in California ~ and "Hidden Figures" of California African American Heritage
Showcasing authentic California African American Heritage remains an untapped community economic development asset. The interpreted living history of the "California Gold Rush and US Civil War Era" 1840-1875 shares our profound and unique golden legacy as part of our California African American. Heritage....
Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:15AM
Queer resistance projects in the streets on Pride weekend
Street projectionists descend on San Francisco over Pride weekend to share messages of resistance. Events will be ongoing throughout the weekend in Civic Center, the Castro and Mission neighborhoods. No pride in corporate exploitation. No pride in state violence and incarceration. No pride in evictions and displacement. Stonewall was a riot! #QueerResistance...
Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:54AM
Police violently beat and arrest community members at Berkeley City Council meeting
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
Corrupt BAAQMD Executives Stall Caps On Bay Area Air Pollution With Last Minute Proposal
The Bay Air Quality Management Management District executives at the last minute made proposals at the June 21, 2017 meeting to increase the level of pollutants by 25% in response to a policy to cap emissions. The BAAQMD management has previously bullied and fired two whistleblowers who were trying to stop the destruction of pollution records by the agency....
Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:36AM
Nude Summer of Love Continues
Nude Summer of Love Parade took place on May 20 and will continue this Sunday, June 25th at the Gay Pride Parade. We had 60 nude participants and the Dutch Public Broadcast TV filmed the parade for a documentary about the Summer of Love that will air in Holland this summer. We will continue the celebration of the hippie revolution and body freedom at the Gay Pride Parade this Sunday. Video 7 min...
Posted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:00AM
Free Hugo & Free Rodrigo: IUPAT & Unionists Rally & Protest ICE In SF
IUAPT Painters and other unionists and supporters of immigrant rights rallied on June 20, 2017 at the SF ICE building to demand the release of Hugo Meijia Murguila who is a member of IUPAT and Rodrigo Nunez of UBC Local 713...
Posted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:51PM
Honorable Senator Kaipay is restoring the California ~ Liberian Family Reunion
2017 Juneteenth and Father's Day Weekend was filled with an amazing extended family reunion of healing and forward looking vision. 2017 Juneteenth, from sea to shinning sea, was shared from within the US Pentagon to the Presidio near the Golden Gate Bridge in a growing deeper understanding of the authentic historical legacy and powerful spiritual connection to our freedom fighters from the first captive Africans to the final Confederate Port of Galveston Island, Texas. The Republic of Liber...
Posted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:09PM
Veterans write to Amy Goodman about Syria
"We need better and more diverse coverage on Syria." -- Veterans for Peace, East Bay Chapter 162 said in an open letter to Amy Goodman of Democracy Now on April 13th. This letter was also posted at Dissident Voice and other sites. Two months passed and NO response; the veterans then posted a petition. The Open Letter and a link to the petition are below....
Posted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:47PM
Placerville Food Coop Workers Need Your Help!
The Placerville Food Coop nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada off Hwy 50 in Placerville Ca. use to be a relaxed mellow place to work. A small community food coop that employed maybe 25 people tops. Placerville has a long history of being a highly conservative area but that is changing quickly and the coop was a place where more liberal minded people could come to connect while enjoying a good organic healthy meal - a hub for the more left minded people in the area to connect and fee...
Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:05PM
Kick ICE Out Of Oakland
Oakland City Hall 500 14th St., Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:42AM
"Binding Right with Might: The Great UK Bookbinding Strike of 1786" Talk by Dominic Riley
Master bookbinder Dominic Riley talks about the 1786 strike of UK bookbinders for a shorter workweek and also the role of anti-labor laws like the "combination law"...
Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:39AM
Sanctuary Transit - Keep Immigrants Safe On BART
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
City Must Adopt Two-Pronged Approach to Address Budget and Social Services
We need the commitment to support a unified strategy and the resolve to stay the course....
Posted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:26AM
Dump Nunes! (video/mp4 368.7mb)
This is a 10:30 minute video showing some of the candidates who are running against Devin Nunes in the 22nd Congressional District. The event was held at The Grange Meeting House in Visalia on Friday, June 16th, 2017....
Posted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:35PM
Justice for Philando Castile - Rally and March
Oscar Grant Plaza (14th/Broadway) Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:03PM