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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 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 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 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
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 Legislature Advances Bill To Stop Secret Surveillance In California 480_op-logo.jpg by Oakland Privacy
Senator Jerry Hill, author of a statewide surveillance equipment transparency initiative said, “the bill creates public disclosure and legislative oversight and changes a status quo where law enforcement agencies deploy multiple kinds of tracking equipment and technologies with no public review at all.”...
Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:41PM
image John Ramondetta Exposed to Berkeley Community as Neo-Nazi Organizer 480_2_1.jpg by .
Over 80 flyers were sent out to neighbors of neo-Nazi organizer, Johnny Ramondetta, aka, Johnny Monoxide....
Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:45PM
image Oakland Calls for Trump Impeachment 480_img_4692_1.jpg by Alan Marling
The City Councils in Santa Cruz and Oakland City both considered an IMPEACHMENT RESOLUTION on June 27, 2017. Both Councils voted to approve and the Resolutions will therefore be forwarded to Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) and Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13). Santa Cruz will also forward their Resolution to CA state legislators: Bill Monning and Mark Stone....
Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:30PM
text Berkeley mayor & UC Chancellor agree to end People's Park by It's Time to Occupy
According to Berkeleyside (a local source for business and real-estate news), Berkeley's new mayor Jesse Arreguin "is enthusiastic about the plans" to develop housing on People's Park. The mayor has been meeting in private with UC Berkeley's new chancellor Carol Christ. This is a crucial time to defend People's Park, through occupy tactics, and other methods of public support....
Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:16PM
image Withdraw the nomination of Sarah Chavez-Yoell to the OPD Commission's selection committee 480_oakland_police_1_1.jpg by APTP
The Anti-Police Terror Project & The Oakland Justice Coalition are petitioning Oakland City Council Member Lynette Gibson McElhaney: "We demand REAL community oversight of the Oakland police department."...
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:32PM
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