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Robert Tronge - President & Managing Director - Marriott International (tags)
Robert Tronge is a "true operator". Having launched his career leading teams in the rooms department of a hotel, he knows the hospitality business from the ground up. He is a hands-on executive whose nearly three-decade track record has earned him industry-wide recognition.
KPFK in Pacifica's meeting - more descriptions (tags)
These are excerpts REPOSTED for local LA listeners of KPFK - as to what else happens [not on-air-only presentations that are the slick surface of it all ] - written by a long-time prior dedicated PNB member.
CIA Human Experimentation (tags)
how the fbi converts cops at every level (and citizens) into criminals. (tags)
fbi unlawfully engages US PI and Texas DPS, Police, et al as criminal operatives
KPFK is an integral part of Pacifica... problems infect our LA station. (tags)
KPFK is an integral part of Pacifica... problems infect our LA station. Indymedia appears to be the only site where updates and iinformation-sharing on what is happening on extentions of what is OUR RADIO station - paid for by subscribers/ stakeholders ! - KPFK. The dearth of access, transparency and discussion in LA anywhere on line speaks to the secrecy and denial with impunity that is occuring daily in our radio sphere, while demanding more and more $$$$ from us ...or else.. here is more to learn, ask, share and perhaps even to get involved in any ways possible - including attending the confict-full, argumentative, and uncourteous harrangues at the Local Station Board on March 22, 1 pm in WLA See KPFK.org for details, under 'events'.
KPFK and Pacifica still in morras, chaos, financial turmoil....why ? (tags)
KPFK is still losing money, begging daily and irritating all who have pledged $$$$ and are stakeholders who turn away from what seems endless fractionalized disorder. Some info from available sources aboyt how the problems also emanate from 'the above' organziation's sludging on without any honest improvements or doing real elections to show the way....or stop requiring payments to this nat'l office that is killing off any local gains or attempts to reduce, never stop, the infighting.
Obama v. Venezuela's Maduro (tags)
More about KPFK via Pacifica turmoils (tags)
as Updates appear, they are being excerpted here reposted for LOCALS to also follow if anyone is interested. To all appearances, the conflicts continue as unresolved as nations within nations do, without the physical bullets and rockets but with the same intents and results it seems. Some are not going to seek out information so this seems to be a site where some PACIFICA and it’s local affiliate KPFK doings and undoings are being revealed. Not because it is appreciated or can be ‘helped’ but because at least, it is said, “it is good to know..even if….” yes, there are a few "other" views/ sides/ opponents and different ways the stories are being told too. See elsewhere for those.
Susan Sarandon: Don't Support The Barbaric Heifer Project (tags)
Heifer International separates terrorized baby animals from their mothers and environments to be shipped overseas to lives of slavery and slaughter.
Has KPFK's GM Duncan just dis-appeared? (tags)
More confusing information appears to say that Bernard Duncan who thought he was moving UP some ladder, may have fallen off, gone to NZ to return home and his girlfriend, or gotten sick of all the mess served up at Pacifica ? Who knows what really happens when secrecy and silence and non-transparency reigns in this nonprofit and non-informative fdtn, never telling on itself and it's fluctuations ? How confusing. Where is the man now ? Why is he not fulfilling the apparent nomination to be interim Exe Director, seemingly authorized by KPFA people?
Pacifica Exe Director position is in confusion still putting KPFK at risk (tags)
Pacifica is in broken shape, in at least two separate pieces: The Executive Directorship is allocated to 2 people by at least 2 groups. One is Summer Reese, [ a long time PNB chair and member, and she was contractually hired after many months working as interim ED ] and the other is Bernard Duncan, former KPFK general manager [ who claimed to be going to NZ to be with his girlfriend and he left his KPFK position months before his contract was up.]
More Info about Pacifica, which holds KPFK's license, etc. (tags)
– More than is visible in any informative[vs. those preferring to attack] LA medium . So here are some reposts - parts of what is on URL that appears to be about KPFA in Berkeley but that also affects all PACIFICA FDTN stations equally. The confusion, conflict about the Exe Director Reese has opened up the box and more info is being revealed, finally ! These links and information is intended to be Shared, Exposed, Discussed, and later Resolved too. Not to set up more conflicts or malicious actions, please !
Listen to KPFK's staff talking to Pacifica Exe Director (tags)
Listen to a KPFK interview with Summer Reese a few nights ago, produced and interview by Roy Tuckman and Eben Rey, available on Soundcloud. Interesting to have direct verbal vocal information instead of so many other internet shades of grease that proliferate in trying to form stories and gossip and biased versions of what happened to whom. The direct person involved in the personnel issues of Pacifica are discussed here. KPFK listeners called in and added opinions also. Can the whole organization be saved and healed and repaired so it will not repeat [and again and again] ???
NSA Chief Lies to Congress (tags)
Police come to my home in suspicious fishing expedition (tags)
See evidence of a planned, coordinated and unlawful effort by the law enforcement community, spearheaded by fbi's own assassins, to find a way to arrest me.
Philippines: Where does the FOI campaign go from here? (tags)
Today, we close our people’s campaign for the passage of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill in the 15th Congress. We have, to the extent that our capacities and limited resources permitted, exhausted all avenues that we thought were open to us to get positive, decisive action from the leaders of the House of Representatives and from President Aquino no less.
Sacramento Developer with Ties to UC Davis MIND Institute Embroiled in New Controversy (tags)
Sacramento real estate developer once accused of defrauding an Indian tribe out of millions of dollars while conspiring with the tribe's attorney (Howard Dickstein), is now embroiled in a separate controversy dealing with the alleged embezzlement of public funds
Philippines: Coalition Clamor for the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill (tags)
Still enough time for FOI – if House leadership supports it. With only nine session days remaining before Congress adjourns for a long election break, members of the Right to Know Right Now Coalition are reminding members of Congress that they still have enough time to pass the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill even without the prodding of Malacanang.
Obama Picks Jack Lew for Treasury (tags)
LADWP pulls leases under dry lake air monitors (tags)
They’re still doing it. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has, for decades, used its land ownership to manipulate life in the Owens Valley. The latest DWP maneuver cancels leases for land under three of the Air Pollution Control District’s Owens Dry Lake air monitors. LADWP doesn’t like what the air monitors are showing.
Bangladesh Sweatshop Fire (tags)
Wilson Sonsini's Larry Sonsini Asked to Investigate US Ambassador to Japan John Roos (tags)
The request comes amidst revelations that in 2007-2008, OBAMA FOR AMERICA operatives John Roos and Mark Parnes of Wilson Sonsini participated in what appears to be a sophisticated financial scheme to misuse the California Bar Foundation and non-profit entity CaliforniaALL
Parent Revolution's mendacious minions to appear with Heartland Institute reactionaries (tags)
This Monday school privatizer Ben Austin and his so-called Parent Revolution to host The Heartland Institute which is essentially the John Birch Society with a budget. Also, catching Parent Revolution staffers spreading misinformation about their mission.
Are School Privatizers Employing Fabian Núñez and Mercury Plubic Affairs to Champion Charte (tags)
Have local charter-voucher schools brought in even more hired guns to assure more privatization during this round of PSC?
Berkeley public housing residents demand resignations (tags)
Berkeley's Public Housing Residents Say "Hell No" To The Privatization Of Their Housing & Demand Resignation Of Housing Director!
Mayor Villaraigosa accepts bribes for jobs (tags)
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa appointed Ed Boks as the Director of Animal Services even though Boks had been fired from his two previous jobs for poor performance. After many, many mistakes and costly lawsuits the Mayor continued to stand by his appointment. Ultimately City Council made a motion of "no confidence" in Ed Boks' leadership in 2009 and demanded that he be fired. Finally Boks was forced to resign. Why did the Mayor appoint Ed Boks, a man with no college education and a bad track record? It seems a local billionaire offered Villaraigosa $10,000,000 if he would hire Boks, and the Mayor accepted.
KPFK's elections for LSB have few voters, so who represents us ? (tags)
Election Supervisor wrote on KPFK website: "Over 17, 000 ballots were mailed out to our eligible KPFK Listener-Membership. LESS THAN 1,200 BALLOTS HAVE BEEN RETURNED" So what does this mean about representation and who cares ? anyone ?
Toward an Understanding of the Causes of KPFK's Conflict: A Voters' Guide (tags)
Looking for the truth at KPFK? Check this out, by a long-time insider. Read this, and get your ballot in by Thursday.
L.A. Greens Host FUEL Director Josh Tickell (tags)
Josh Tickell, Director of "FUEL," Sundance Audience Award winning documentary film, and a leading expert on sustainable biofuels, will speak at the Los Angeles Greens March 18, 2009 meeting.
Muslim Americans Condemns Mumbai Attacks (tags)
Muslim Americans condemned recent Mumbai attacks. Two of the Muslim National organizations released Press Releases to condemn the recent terrorist attacks in various locations in the commercial city, Mumbai, India.
For KPFK/Pacifica Fans: Feedback Wanted (tags)
At its meeting on Tuesday, November 11, the Local Station Board Delegates will be voting on changes to the Pacifica Bylaws. The Bylaws took more than a year of contention and lawsuits to assemble, and changes should be carefully considered. Overall, the changes, included below with comments for and against, increase the amount of business the Pacifica National Board can do and increase its efficiency in doing that business. The downside is reduced member and listener participation in the process. As an LSB member, I would like to hear your thoughts on these important revisions before voting. You can comment here or email me privately, or you can voice your opinion at the LSB meeting, at 7:00 at Palms Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2908 Robertson Place, Los Angeles. The Church is located 3 blocks north of National Blvd. and the I-10, to the east of S. Robertson Blvd. LA buses 220 and 534 and Big Blue Bus 12 are within walking distance.
California Becomes First State to Condemn Use of Torture in 'War on Terror' (tags)
Resolution to prevent California health professionals from engaging in torture is adopted by the California State Legislature.
Indymedia On Air for May 12, 2008, part 2 (tags)
Indymedia On Air for May 12, 2008, Part 2 (27:55)
Ban Aspartame war continues in Hawaii (tags)
Physician Representative who deferred original house bill to ban aspartame now writes a resolution and includes CCC, front group.
Free the Cuba Five Billboard in LA Unveiled, February 1, 2008 (tags)
The Free The Cuban Five Billboard along the busy Hollywood Blvd. and Bronson St. was unveiled with a press conference attended by scores of solidarity activists last February 1, 2008. Speakers at the press conference includes Jim Lafferty, Executive Director of the National Lawyers League-Los Angeles Chapter; Blasé Bonpane, Executive Director, Office of the Americas; Gloria La Riva, National Coordinator of Free the Cuba Five; Sheila Esguerra of ANSWER –LA and Arturo P.Garcia of the Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP). Ian Thompson of ANSWER-LA acted as the emcee. For more information about the Free the Cuban Five see www.freethefive.org
KIDS ON PAPER FLIES SANTA’S WHEELCHAIR INTO VALLEY HOSPITALS (tags)
“THE KIDS ON PAPER HOLIDAY CHEER PROJECT”: KIDS ON PAPER’S wheelchair-bound director Gary Cifra and his assistant director/wife Patty bring gifts of comic books and graphic novels to young hospital patients this December.
Santa Arrives by Wheel Chair (tags)
Kids On Paper Director Brings Comic Books and Holiday Cheer to Children in Valley Hospitals
Moondance International Film Festival (tags)
The Colombian Film director and award winning screenwriter Sophia von Wrangell is comming to Moondance! She will lecture on Dramaturgy of Film on Saturday.
MIWON still covering for LAPD mayday attack (tags)
MIWON march 'leaders' still backing lapd statements blaming activists for the designed police assault.
Veteran And Bank Examiner Beat In Jail Needs Teeth Funds, Free Song In Exchange (tags)
Because I worked for the federal banking regulatory agency as a bank examiner at the FDIC, I was injected and jailed after informing on corruption. I am seeking funds for a tooth broken in LA jail. Free song
Protest Racism in West Hollywood (tags)
Community Activists to Protest Blackface Minstrel Show in West Hollywood
BTL: US Can Do More to Pressure Sudan to Allow UN Protective Force in Darfur (tags)
Interview with Nii Akuetteh, executive director of Africa Action, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
BTL:Court-Ordered Documents Detail Pentagon Spying on U.S. Anti-War Groups (tags)
Interview with Caroline Fredrickson, director of the ACLU Washington Legislative Office, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
TOMORROW! Israel-Palestine debate at CSULA (tags)
Finally, a forum where the two sides can talk civilly to each other.
Reminder! Israel-Palestine debate at CSULA, October 26! (tags)
Who is more at fault for the continuing crisis in Israel/Palestine? This debate may not answer that question to everyone's satisfaction, but at least both points of view will be heard.
Peter Craig' Short “Nevel Is The Devil” will be Appearing in October at... (tags)
...The Connecticut Film Festival ~ “Nevel Is The Devil” ~ Short ~ Director: Peter Craig ~ A supervisor at a consumer product testing lab interrogates two suspects of a devilish prank. Think your boss is bad and your job sucks? It could be worse. You could work for Nevel(http://www.CTfilmfest.com).
Minuteman Project in serious troubles? (tags)
Dear MySpace Minuteman Project Friends,
CTFF: CT Film Festival Selects Judges For Shorts, Features (tags)
Organizers of the upcoming Connecticut Film Festival recently announced that they've tapped some of the Northeast's most acclaimed industry professionals as judges for the event. The debut of the Connecticut Film Festival will be held in multiple cities across the state October 3-8, 2006.
California Safe Schools Honors Sheinbaum & Farrell (tags)
Students Dialogue With Legendary Activists
When Liberal Non-Profits Exploit: LA Workers Are Fighting For Their Rights (tags)
Los Angeles, California--In 2002, the Fund for Public Interest Research (FFPIR) closed one of its LA offices. Management gave no reason for the abrupt closure, but employees alleged in an LA Weekly article that the office had been shut down because they filed a petition to organize a union.
In April of 2006, the Fund closed another city office, almost a year after workers successfully won their own union election through the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). That time management told employees it was because of a failure to hire new administration officials, but union members say the company refused to negotiate and even retaliated against them with hiring freezes and bogus terminations.
Now there is one organized office remaining in LA, and it’s struggling to exist amid an eight month hiring freeze and claims that the company is outsourcing work and defrauding employees.
Director of Project Censored To Speak at 9/11 Truth Education/Strategy Conference (tags)
Peter Phillips, an associate professor of sociology at Sonoma State University and the distinguished Director of Project Censored, will be a featured presenter during a weekend of exposition and strategy aimed at challenging the official version of the 9-11 attacks, and raising public awareness of their full scope.
DOCUMENTARY SCREENING OF "BEHIND THE MASK" WORLD PREMIERE AND BENEFIT (tags)
A documentary about the Animal Liberation Front and those who have fought and endured government repression speaking up and fighting on behalf of Animal Liberation
Fountainhead: XXI Black International Cinema Berlin Germany, St. Louis Mo. 2006! (tags)
Overview of an international, intercultural film festival presentation at the St. Louis Art Museum & Berlin Germany 2006!
Fountainhead: XXI Black International Cinema Berlin Germany, St. Louis Mo. 2006! (tags)
Overview of an international, intercultural organization based in Berlin Germany producing: annual film festival, cinema distribution, weekly television program, publishing, dance theatre.
LIFE OVER DEBT & POVERTY IN AFRICA: THE REAL STORY (tags)
Leaders address the most pressing and widespread challenges facing the African continent
California Transgender Leadership Summit (tags)
Ttransgender community members, families, and allies join together for this, the first of its kind, two-day event. This Summit provided a unique opportunity to strategize, connect with individuals from across the state and learn or improve important advocacy and activist skills in a variety of areas.
Nov. 2 "Drive Out the Bush Regime" Gets Major Endorsements (tags)
Howard Zinn, Code Pink, Mumia Abu-Jamal are among those endorsing day of walk outs and mobilizations Nov 2, anniversary of Bush's "re"-election, to drive his regime out of office. Local actions are along Wilshire Bl - noon to 8 pm.
10/23-11/8 Phone Banks & Precinct Walks to Defeat Arnold's Props 73-78 (tags)
It is barricades time to defeat Nazi Schwarzenegger's propositions on the California ballot, Props 73 through 78. We need you now, whether or not you are a voter, and regardless of age, to make phone calls and walk precincts 7 days a week, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
CISPES HONORED BY FMLN IN EL SALVAODR (tags)
~~ Marking the 25th Anniversary of the founding of the FMLN, the party honors CISPES and other international solidarity organizations.
THE 4TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL NIGERIA FILM & CULTURE (tags)
THE 4TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL NIGERIA FILM & CULTURE FESTIVAL
Legal action against Joseph Turner, director of SOS, is there a case? (tags)
Legal action against Joseph Turner, director of SOS, is there a case?
Al OTro Lado--To The Other Side (tags)
A review of a very powerful film, beeing screened at the L.A. Film Fest, regarding immigration and corridos.
Deborah Koons Garcia comes to LA (tags)
"My goal was to make a film that gave the average person a clear understanding of how genetic engineering works, from the cellular level to the global level,” says Deborah Garcia, producer and director of the film. “I'm hoping this film can be a combination of SILENT SPRING, and THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS. Once you see it you'll feel compelled to act, even if that means just changing the kind of food you eat."
Eco-Village Speaker at First Unitarian Church (tags)
Lois Arkin, resident of LA’s Eco-Village and Executive Director of CRSP (Cooperative Resources and Services Project), will speak on the subject of Deep and Rapid Change on January 23 at the 11:00 a.m. Sunday Service of the First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles, 2936 West 8th Street. Free. (213) 389-1356.
Riverside Criminalization of Homelessness Event (tags)
Speaking event on the criminalization of homelessness in Riverside, CA.
United Front to Abolish the SHU Confronts CDC Chief Deputy Director, Aug 20, 2004 (tags)
Our Coalition hit up Sacramento to protest the genocide of Mexican and African people by the US Prison System
JOIN CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS IN CARSON! (tags)
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE FORUM
Pentagon NMCC director WINFIELD (CFR)asks substitute,9-10,to stand his watch 9-11,@8:30am (tags)
9-11 PLANNER: Brigadier General Montague Winfield "It's just too dangerous, you know, to risk myself, after planning this state terror attack. Yes, it's tomorrorow. Can you stand in for me during the Pentagon hit? Besides you're a rookie, and we want as much confusion as possible when the Bush family's drug dealing military corporate financier mafia takes over the whole damn U.S.A. on 9-11. You will, thanks. What a pal!" "I agreed and relieved Brigadier General Winfield at 0830 on 11 September 2001." [just as first WTC1 hit terror strike going toward NYC.]
Artivist Film Festival opens tomorrow in LA / Activist Documentary Films (tags)
Attached is an mp3 featuring an interview with, Bernadette Armstrong, programmer for the festival. Sheila Laffey, one of the directors of "The Last Stand - Heroes at Ballona Wetlands" and Morgan Spurlock, director of "Supersize Me" and "Blue Vinyl" co-director Judith Helfand. Schedule and info in article below
BTL:Washington Meddles in El Salvador's Recent Presidential Election... (tags)
Interview with Burke Stansbury, program director, Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
9/11 Commision Director, Philip Zelikow, has Major Conflict of Interest (tags)
Members of several 9/11 victim groups are calling for the Director of the 9/11 Commission, Philip Zelikow, to step down siting a conflict of
3rd Annual Pixie Nominations Honor Online Films and Animations (tags)
On the heels of an earlier than usual Oscars, the Directors Board of Broadband Motion Pixure Arts and Technologies today released nominees for its 3rd Annual Pixie Awards, which honor achievement in online and broadband motion picture production.
225 UGSOA Members are Voting to Stop Dues Payments to UGSOA (tags)
225 LOCAL 52 UGSOA MEMBERS WILL SOON VOTE TO STOP THE PAYMENT OF DUES TO UGSOA PRESIDENT JIM (THE RAT ) VISSAR
Building Bridges Radio -NAFTA at 10 (tags)
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 27 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK
Update on Panama (tags)
With some fifteen hundred Panamaños living in LA, events en la Patría are heard all over the Hemisphere.
Free Market shorts on Nanotech--Government to the Rescue (tags)
The U.S. government is easily the nation's largest investor in nanotechnology, with The House of Representatives passing a bill to invest $2.4 billion in the next three years. "Private equity sources can't bridge the gap from the lab to products"
BTL:Canadian-based Coalition Will Send Citizen Inspectors to... (tags)
...Examine U.S.Weapons of Mass Destruction This Winter. Interview with David Langille, director public affairs at the Centre for Social Justice in Toronto, Between The Lines' Scott Harris
Program Director Needed at KPFK in Los Angeles (tags)
Request to the Indy Media community to spread the word: KPFK radio in Los Angeles is looking for a Program Director
KPFK Town Hall Meeting (tags)
Aug. 4 from 1 to 5:30 pm at Loyola Law School
AI Police Brutality Online Event (tags)
POLICE BRUTALITY ONLINE EVENT July 22 - 26, 2002 Listen to live panels online as they discuss the impact of police brutality on minorities in the U.S., take action against international police brutality, and test your knowledge of the issues during this week long event.
7/17 Pacifica Forum with Cagan & Coughlin (tags)
Wednesday, July 17th @ 7 PM, Pacifica's Executive Director Dan Coughlin and Pacifica National Board Chair Leslie Cagan to meet KPFK listeners at Public Forum
ROY HURST NAMED INTERIM GENERAL MANAGER AT KPFK 90.7 FM (tags)
Veteran KPFK 90.7 FM Producer and Technical Director Roy Hurst was named interim general manager of the Los Angeles Pacifica affiliate station, following the departure of Steven Starr, whose 60-day commitment to the post has ended.
UNION BUSTING! In the Fund for Public Interest (tags)
One of the largest progressive non profits in the nation, is attempting to silence workers who tried to oganize a labor union!
CENSORSHIP in the Institute of secondary Education of Celanova (Ourense. Spain) (tags)
To send e-mails to the IES of Celanova: email@example.com requesting the resignation of director Camilo Ogando. To the attention of Jose Fisteos Suances (inspector of educación): firstname.lastname@example.org requesting the resignation of the director of the institute of Celanova Camilo Ogando.
UN Official: Denmark Will Act Against ex-Israeli Shin Bet Director Carmi Gillon (tags)
In the sharpest warning yet that ex-Shin Bet director Carmi Gillon may be Pinocheted, the ex-assistant director of The UN Committee Against Torture has stated that he believes Denmark should and will take action against Gillon, the new Israeli ambassador to Denmark. The UN Committee’s position that The UN Convention on Torture supercedes the diplomatic immunity provisions of The Vienna Convention, has been echoed by the director of The Danish Centre for Human Rights. Gillon was forced to resign as director of The Shin Bet due to the Shin Bet’s negligence in protecting asassinated Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
Michael Shames, UCAN Director, Speaks on Energy to S.D. Green Party (tags)
Michael Shames, executive director of the San Diego Utility Consumers' Action Network (UCAN), spoke to the San Diego Green Party July 15. He supported an energy future based on efficiency and renewable sources but opposed a public takeover of the existing generating and distributing lines, both because it would be too expensive and because in an energy system based on renewables most of these facilities would become obsolete anyway.
Danish MP To Ask Danish Police To Arrest New Israeli Ambassador Carmi Gillon (tags)
Danish Minister of Parliament Soren Sondergaard and a group of torture survivors from around the world who have obatined politcal asylum in Denmark are filing a complaint with the Danish Police against Israeli Ambassador-Designate to Denmark Carmi Gillon. Carmi Gillon is the former director of The Shin Bet General Security Service who was forced to resign as director due to The Shin Bet’s failure to protect assasinated Prime Minster Yitzhak Rabin.