calendar Naomi Klein presents her new book No is Not Enough 480_frontcover_300dpi_1.jpg by Berkeley Arts & Letters
First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley, 2407 Dana St., Berkeley 94704...
Event Date: Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:30PM
Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 5:07AM
calendar Democratic Socialists of America Santa Cruz June meeting by Larry Cafiero
Louden Nelson Community Center, 301 Center Street, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sat Jun 3, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Sat May 27, 2017 12:20PM
text G7: Famine, Debt and Corruption by Abby Wilhelm
As G7 leaders continue to meet in Taormina, Italy, relief groups like Oxfam International are intensifying calls for aid monies to address famine....
Posted: Fri May 26, 2017 2:25PM
calendar Al Franken - "Giant of the Senate" - with David Talbot 480_al_franken_in_berkeley_1.jpg by Bob Baldock
First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley...
Event Date: Thu Jul 6, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Wed May 24, 2017 1:59PM
calendar Peace and Freedom: Fifty Years of Struggle forum-flyer-2017-06-03-pfp-1.pdf_140_.jpg by Eugene E. Ruyle
Starry Plough Pub 3101 Shattuck Avenue at Prince Street 2 blocks from Ashby BART in Berkeley...
Event Date: Sat Jun 3, 2017 2:00PM
Posted: Wed May 24, 2017 1:49PM
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
text UN Forum Focuses on Financing for Development Goals by Abby Wilhelm
United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and the IMF's Christine Lagarde join world leaders for the Financing for Development (FfD) Forum at UN Headquarters....
Posted: Tue May 23, 2017 9:25AM
calendar End Santa Cruz City Manager Martin Bernal’s Cruel War On Those Without Housing 480_martin_bernal_1000_1.jpg by Keith McHenry
Santa Cruz City Hall 
809 Center Street, Santa Cruz, California 95060...
Event Date: Tue May 23, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 11:31AM
text Court cases supporting no license needed to practice law by TRUTH TELLING
The following obscure cite from 7 Corpus Juris Secundum 9 reveals the deceit being perpetrated here: "In view of the decision that the creation of public corporation by special acts is prohibited by state constitution, state bar act creating state bar corporation as public corporation has no validity and designation of state bar as 'public corporation' has no legal efficacy." [Bridgegroom v. State Bar, 550, P.2d 1089, 27 ArizApp. 47.]...
Posted: Sun May 21, 2017 3:49PM
calendar Oakland City Council Budget Hearing by Friends of Public Bank of Oakland
Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza...
Event Date: Tue May 30, 2017 5:30PM
Posted: Sun May 21, 2017 3:25PM
image FightBack against City Manager's Anti-Homeless Signs at City Hall 480_santa-cruz-city-hall-personal-survival-property_1.jpg by Robert Norse
Throughout the past week, unhoused folks, who some call the Survival Sleepers, have defied the latest drive-em-out edicts of City Manager Martin Bernal. Other activists are planning protests at City Council next Tuesday. Bernal has refused to answer simple questions about his newly posted signs. Mayor Chase in a recent interview refused to put the issue on the May 23rd Agenda for Public Discussion and Vote....
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 11:44AM
image Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart, Contrary to Assurances, Collaborates with ICE 480_santa-cruz-county-sheriff-jim-hart-ice-dhs_1.jpg by Sanctuary Santa Cruz
Evidence given to Sanctuary activists proves that Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart has been collaborating on “immigration-only” enforcement by ICE. Hart refuses to change the County Jail’s policies, which are voluntary....
Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 10:01PM
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
image Every Vote Counts: A Look at the Santa Cruz County Elections Department 480_every-vote-counts-santa-cruz-county_1.jpg by Santa Cruz County Grand Jury
The Grand Jury did an exhaustive investigation of the Santa Cruz County Elections Department. Despite claims of fraud nationally we found no such evidence here. We detail the protections that ensure the integrity of the voting process, and the impressive effort, dedication, and professionalism of our Elections Department....
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 3:27PM
image New City Hall Restrictions Ambiguous and in Need of Clarity 480_18555840_10210713818216418_595847902730752693_n_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
Questions About Legality Remain Unanswered...
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 12:45PM
image Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available 480_c-artis-harris-and-her-children-dallas_1.jpg by Laura Sullivan & Meg Anderson / NPR
More than 2 million families now use vouchers to keep from becoming homeless. It's the government's largest program to help low-income families pay their rent....
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 10:54AM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Write Judge as Bankruptcy Process Begins by Abby Wilhelm
Puerto Rico religious leaders sent a letter to Judge Laura Taylor Swain as she presides over the first bankruptcy proceeding in San Juan to restructure more than $70 billion in debt.‎...
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 6:47AM
text Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Process Begins by Abby Wilhelm
Puerto Rico bankruptcy proceedings to restructure an over $70 billion debt begin on Wednesday in San Juan....
Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 3:26PM
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
image Western States Petroleum Association Leads Lobbying Spending This Year 480_800_cathy_with_jacket_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
To combat the power of oil industry money in California, a diverse array of activists is organizing an “Oil Money Out, People Power In”march and rally in Sacramento, May 20 from 12 PM to 3 PM. The event will begin and end at the Governor’s Mansion, 1526 H Street. Photo: Catherine Reheis-Boyd is President of the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) and served as the Chair of the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative Blue Ribbon Task Force to create "marine protected areas" in ...
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 1:00PM