text Oakland’s affordable housing threatened by Trump’s proposed $6.2 billion budget cut to HUD by Lynda Carson
Two wealthy high ranking Trustees of the right-wing fascist Heritage Foundation demanding budget cuts to HUD and other non-defense federal programs reside in the Bay Area, including Jerry Hume (George H. Hume) of San Francisco, and Nersi Nazari of Atherton!...
Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:08AM
text Stability First: A Community Of Tents and Tables; Chairs, Coffee and Camaraderie. by Mike Zint & JP Massar
Governments need to take a serious look at how we have succeeded – and how they could help us succeed better. They need to take stability seriously. They need to allow an environment where stability can exist. And that means cities need to change how they are doing things when housing simply does not exist or is unaffordable....
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:11AM
calendar Court Support for Dejuan Hall - Brutally Beaten by Vallejo Police 480_dejuanhall_1.jpg by Anti Police-Terror Project
Fairfield Superior Court, Department 9 600 Union Avenue, Fairfield, California 94533...
Event Date: Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:33PM
text Community support remains strong as Yuvette Henderson lawsuit goes forward by Matthew Gerring
A judge in the US District Court in Oakland denied a motion on Monday to dismiss charges in the case of Yuvette Henderson, a 38-year-old woman killed by Emeryville police on February 3rd, 2015....
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:31AM
calendar Faith Resistance: Divest from the Pipeline flyer.divest.pdf_140_.jpg by David Brazil
First Congregational Church, 2501 Harrison St. Oakland 94612...
Event Date: Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:29PM
image Berkeley: Violent Trump Supporters Are Merging with the Alt-Right 480_88-30_1.jpg by Northern California Anti-Racist Action NoCARA
Approximately 75 people showed up to the ‘March on Berkeley,’ on March 4th, 2017, an event organized by Richard Black of Southern California, to support the Presidency of Donald Trump. The march was to coincide with a national day of action planned in support of Trump, who faces a crisis of legitimacy and drastically dropping support in polls....
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:06PM
audio Brytanee Brown on Housing and Urban Displacement: Oakland and New Orleans (audio/mpeg 9.8mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
Oakland-based activist Brytanee Brown joins WTUL News and Views in the studio to discuss housing as a women's issue, re-imagining the language and intentions of urban planning and design, and some solutions for combatting urban displacement....
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:21AM
document Significant Victory in Yuvette Henderson Civil Case, Summary Judgment Denied yuvettehenderson_order_denying_msj.pdf_140_.jpg by APTP
Judge Ryu denied the motion for summary judgment filed by the City of Emeryville and Officer Williams. Her decision is attached. What this means is that the judge concluded that Yuvette Henderson's family has sufficient evidence to take the case to trial....
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 5:36PM
audio Interview with Zero from El Vuh about Mexica New Year on March 11-12 in San José, California (audio/x-wav 103.0mb) by paz
Calpulli Tonalehqueh's Aztec New Year is a multi-cultural, family event in celebration of the Aztec New Year beginning with a sunrise ceremony and features live entertainment, arts, crafts, information, food and beverage booths....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:57AM
text Trump’s proposed budget cuts to HUD by the numbers in California by Lynda Carson
Based on the documents from the Senate Appropriations Committee, this is an updated impact of some of the proposed cuts to HUD. Below are some of the numbers in regards to how California will be affected if Trump’s proposed $6 billion in budget cuts to HUD are enacted. This information may change if the budget cutting numbers are not final, regardless these numbers should assist tenant and housing activists in opposing the proposed budget cuts to HUD, by the Trump regime....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:00AM
text Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission Unanimously Endorses Civil Rights Ordinance by Oakland Privacy
Thursday, March 9th, the Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission unanimously endorsed the Civil Rights Ordinance, a simple yet powerful law that, if enacted, would clarify that Oakland Police Department (“OPD”) officers assigned to the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (“JTTF”) must follow the same state and local laws that all other OPD officers are bound by, rather than looser and highly problematic FBI guidelines....
Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:53AM
image Trump regime may cut HUD’s budget by $6 billion or more 120_houselessness_grows_balconies.jpg by Lynda Carson
Oakland has been receiving around $1.5 million per year in recent years from HUD’s Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) that is shared throughout the city by 7 districts. Now that the CDBG program is being targeted for elimination by the Trump regime, it will result in a great hardship for many residents in Oakland!...
Posted: Thu Mar 9, 2017 6:08AM
text UC Berkeley Sponsors Muslim Basher: Drive Out the Trump Regime! Start with John Yoo by Curt
Torture advocate John Yoo and his handlers at Boalt Hall think Donald Trump's "new" Muslim ban is A-OK. Despite a decade of community protest against the corruption of young legal minds by a resident war criminal with a dangerous philosophy of exceptionalism - that American lives are worth more than other people's - law school administrators deny consequences of Yoo's professional misconduct. Professor Yoo shames the university every time he opens his mouth. His legal "opinions" further the i...
Posted: Tue Mar 7, 2017 3:28PM
calendar Stand in solidarity with the women of Rojava at the Oakland Women’s Strike 480_ypj_690_3_copy_1.jpg by Mesopotamia Solidarity Committee
Mesopotamia Solidarity Bloc...
Event Date: Wed Mar 8, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 12:30PM
calendar Strike & Dig at UC Gill Tract Community Farm by Katrina Wehrheim
UC Gill Tract Community Farm is in Berkeley on San Pablo Ave, at the intersection with Marin...
Event Date: Wed Mar 8, 2017 9:30AM
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 11:50AM
image Liberal Hypocrisy: Berkeley Clashes Should Serve As Warning 480_kyle-chapman-alt-right_1.jpg by It's Going Down
The events in Berkeley on March 4th should serve as a warning sign to anyone that seeks liberatory social change and the dismantling of social, economic, and political hierarchies....
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 11:07AM
calendar Revolutionary Organizing Against Racism Conference 480_roar-conference.jpg by ROAR
The Omni in Oakland - 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, CA 94609 on March 11th CIIS in San Francisco - 1453 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103 on March 12th...
Event Date: Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:00AM
Posted: Sun Mar 5, 2017 11:32AM
calendar Native Lives Matter: Justice for Respected Indigenous Elder & Movement Leader Dr. Lehman L. Brightman 480_una_press_release_3-3-2017_justice_for_dr._brightman_1_1_1.jpg by Quanah Parker Brightman
We invite members of the press to join us Monday March 6, 2017 from 1:00pm -2:00pm at the Contra Costa Public Guardian located at 624 Ferry St, Martinez, CA 94553 Help Us Stop This Fast Growing Epidemic of Elder Abuse and Protect our Beloved Senior Citizens....
Event Date: Mon Mar 6, 2017 1:00PM
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 11:16AM
calendar International Women's Day: Women's Strike, Rally, Speakout - Oakland by Oakland Women's Collective
Oscar Grant Plaza, 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Wed Mar 8, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 2, 2017 6:59PM
image Shut Down Alt-Right Pro-Trump March in Berkeley March 4th! 480_1athanksal1.jpg by Antifa
Alt-Right Trump supporters are mobilizing a broad far-Right base including militia types and run of the mill Trump supporters to take the streets on Saturday, March 4th, 2pm in Berkeley (at MLK 2151, Berkeley Police Department). At a time when the Trump administration is calling for attacks on social movements, communities of color, and the entire working-class, it's important that we stand up to these scum....
Posted: Wed Mar 1, 2017 8:58PM