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#DefundOPD - Rally and City Council
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
Nonprofit housing developer jacks up rent as Trump proposes $6.2 billion in cuts to HUD
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
Community Feed before Occupy Oakland General Assembly
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
Sarah Yoell, Step Down! We Demand REAL Community Oversight of the Oakland Police Department
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
Report on Projection at Oakland Coliseum
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
Commemorate revolutionary resistance and Judi Bari Day
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
UC UAW 2865 Calls For Resignation of UC Pres Janet Napolitano "we support ...resignation"
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
Paying More for Being Poor — Bias and Disparity in California’s Traffic Court System
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
Tell Oakland's City Council: Defund OPD, Invest in Community
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
Rob Bonta bill AB 423 fails in legislature to preserve Oakland SRO hotels
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
An Open Letter to the Berkeley City Council: Police Militarization, Urban Shield and Trump
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
Standing Rock Copwatchers in the Bay Area
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
Oakland Committee Voting On Ending Secretive Surveillance
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
California Apartment Association suspends legal challenges against Richmond rent control
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
Trust Is Not Enough: Stop Unconstitutional and Unwarranted Surveillance in Oakland.
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
May Day 17 In SF And Brazil General Strike Shuts Country
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
Workers Memorial Day, OSHA, Culture Of Corruption, Deep State/Tom Perez & Darrell Whitman
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
International Longshore Workers Union's May Day 2017 Rally and Port Shutdown
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
Displaced tenants of fatal fire damaged 2551 San Pablo Avenue apartments to file lawsuit
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
After Workers Fired, UC Berkeley Undergrads Shutdown Major Campus Event
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