New anti-solitary confinement petition to CA Gov. Brown (tags)
Please sign the petition to California Governor Jerry Brown: Stop the abuse of solitary confinement in CA prisons!
Letter to Governor Jerry Brown from immigrant youth led groups across California (tags)
Governor Brown: Sign the TRUST Act! Don't sign a symbolic driver’s license bill.
Sign the Petition for Trayvon Martin: Arrest the Killer George Zimmerman (tags)
The horror of racism in this backward country is again front and center with the 2/26/12 killing of an unarmed teenager, Trayvon Martin, in Florida, by an obviously criminally insane self-appointed vigilante, George Zimmerman, who has not yet been arrested for obvious murder, and the lack of notification of next of kin of Martin's death until his relatives filed a Missing Person Report. Please sign the petition to the district attorney, attorney general, police chief and Attorney General Eric Holder to have George Zimmerman arrested.
ACLU of California: Sign the Petition: Bring Back Balance (tags)
Please sign this one from the ACLU on sentencing reform! We should be spending money on more constructive things than on locking up non-violent, low level offenders! Thank you!
Fake May Day LA Photo Circulating (tags)
There's a fake May Day photo circulating on the internet. If you come across it, debunk it. There are people who actually believe it's real.
Protester Physically Attacked by Anti Nazi Censors (tags)
Angry Crowd Erupts In Judgement And Physically Attacks Non Nazi Counter Demonstrator / Photo Set 1 of 1
Demo for Mumia Wed 01-20, 5 PM downtown LA fed bldg (tags)
The previously called demonstration to save Mumia's life and free him will take place Wed Jan 20 at 5 PM outside the downtown LA federal building on Los Angeles Street (corner Temple). Be there ane let people know. Other info below from Mumia's lawyer:
Say NO! to Swine Flu Vaccine, Stop Big Pharma Fraud! (tags)
Please see the links below, and do your own research on this, don't just listen to the MSM on this, before getting a swine flu vaccination, or any vaccination for that matter. Help stop Big Pharma fraud and human rights violations! Sign petition to stop forced vaccination!
Inland Empire Resists Supreme Court's legitimization of Discrimination (tags)
In response to the California State Supreme Court's hate crime of a ruling upholding proposition 8, the homophobic proposition that repealed the right to same sex marriage, the community of the Inland Empire joined together to demonstrate our resistance to the decision with a boisterous rally.
Peace Activists At the MLK Jr. parade (tags)
Peace activists from around L.A. marched in the Martin Luther King Day parade. Activists drew big applause from the multitudes of spectators whom showed the peace sign and joined in with chants of "Goodby Bush" and "Obama's in the house.
SIGN UP FOR ANIMAL RIGHTS PROTESTS (tags)
"See You In The Streets" is a list serve which forwards announcements and wrap up's of animal rights protests throughout the Los Angeles area.
Easter Day Vigil in Highland Park (tags)
"Resurrect peace," "resurrect justice," "resurrect the planet."
Queer Marriage Advocates Launch "Decline to Sign" Drive (tags)
Faced with a well-funded campaign to permanently ban same-sex marriage in the California constitution, Queer and Queer-friendly Californians are joining forces to mount a volunteer campaign to keep marraige equality opponents from getting the signatures they need to get their initiative on the ballot at all.
9:00 AM - Scattered Rose Parade Demonstrations Now Under Way (tags)
There are reports of small groups of demonstrators at various locations along the parade route.
Living Peace Symbol in Santa Monica to Celebrate Day of Nonviolence 10/2/07 (tags)
Join us to celebrate the first annual UN designated International Day of Nonviolence. This event will take place this Tuesday, October 2, at 6:30 PM, just North of the Santa Monica Pier, and will involve lighting up the beach with a living peace symbol!
freEtech2007, City Heights, Sun, Mar25, flyer (tags)
If you care about creating and sustaining a technological culture that is accessible to everyone, instead of being accessible to those who have $1500 to blow on a 4 day conference, then help us create freEtech, a free and open unconference in San Diego on March 25th, the day before eTech begins. Free Computer Classes, Workshops and Skillshares! March 25th, 10am – 4pm At the City Heights Free Skool! 4246 Wightman St, in City Heights On the corner of Van Dyke and Wightman San Diego, CA 92105 Come to freEtech, a free and open (un)conference in San Diego on March 25th, the day before eTech begins. As people who live in San Diego and care about making technology accessible and who care about supporting Do-It-Yourself culture, our group and the collectives we work with will provide the space, power, computers, projectors and internet access. We feel that emerging technology comes from rich cultural exchange, community and passion, not from corporations. If you agree, then come hang out with us and lets share ideas and eat some pizza.
Minutemen in Tinseltown (tags)
The hardcore Minutemen/SOS paraded down Hollywood Blvd. to protest the imprisonment of two border-patrol Agents. The LAPD were were out in large numbers, as were counter protesters who walked the sidewalks and interacted in varying ways with the anti-immigrant protesters.
Personal Account & Photos of the Los Angeles J27 Protest (tags)
A firsthand account of the January 27, 2007 antiwar march in Downtown Los Angeles, with 12 photos taken on the route.
Report: Peace Action at Rose Parade (tags)
PASADENA, CA January 1, 2007 – A small group of anti-war activists were able to get their message out at the New Year’s Day parade in Pasadena today. Peace activists succeeded in hanging a large banner which read “STOP WARS” along the parade route.
Bikes Not Bombs at the Oct. 5 Rally (tags)
Bring your Bikes to the October 5th World Can't Wait Rally. What better way to demonstrate against the Bush regime's war for oil and against it's deception on climate change and environmental issues, than on a bike?
California Election Protection Volunteers Needed (tags)
As you're probably aware, voting rights are still under attack, and we need your help more than ever this year. Many states experienced widespread voter suppression problems in 2004 -- and another election of national significance is just around the corner on November 7.
Peace Group Shuts down Army Recruitment Center in Hollywood (tags)
LOS ANGELES, September 25, 2006 – A coalition of faith based groups succeeded in closing the army recruitment center in Hollywood today.
More than 10,000 people rally for immigrant rights in downtown Santa Ana (tags)
A crowd of more than 10,000 people jammed the streets of downtown Santa Ana earlier this afternoon to demand full amnesty for undocumented workers and protest pending legislation going through Congress that would criminalize their presence within the United States.
Sign the Petition Demanding Full Rights for All Immigrants (tags)
DEMAND FULL RIGHTS FOR ALL IMMIGRANTS! ¡Exijo Derechos Plenos para los Inmigrantes! Sign the Peoples Petition / Firme la Petición Popular
Txtmob action alerts to save SCFarm! (tags)
Receive action alerts to save south central farm via text message! Just created a group at txtmob.com
Peace and Freedom Party Members in the 29th District Re-Connect (tags)
Register- Re-Register- Sign my Petition for Congress! See you there!
Santa Monica Counter-protest: Don’t Teach Your Children Hate (tags)
Mobilizing overnight, the Santa Monica Chicana/o Community Shuts Down the Minutemen.
MinuteMenSos Rally in Burbank (tags)
Join Minutemen and their supporters this Saturday at a Minuteman Rally* at NBC Studios, Burbank, CA
Hilton Workers Fight for a Better Future (tags)
After just over a year of secret underground organizing, workers at downtown Glendale Hilton hotel make their campaign for better working conditions and union recognition public.
War of BIG words: Anti-War activist attacked (tags)
Anti-war activist Ford Greene faces opposition from right-wing extremists
Arnold's Hired Thug Petition Workers and Scare Tactics (tags)
The conduct Erica describes constitutes a violation of Penal Code Sec. 422 -- "terrorist threats" . The statute punishes threats of bodily harm which are so unequivocal and immediate as to cause the person threatened to be in sustained fear for her safety.
Truckers Join IWW, Win 2-Day Strike (tags)
More than 200 Stockton owner-operator truckers working out of the rail yards in California's Central Valley have joined the IWW since July and won several victories.
is there a link to footage of the latest LAPD beating? (tags)
IF anyone has a link to the footage, please post it here. CNN makes you sign up for a pay service to access it. They're making money on it.
Bicycling on the Freeway (tags)
Biking on the freeway can be fun until CHP come along and tell you that you can't do that. Now what's the problem officer? My civil rights include me riding my bike for transportation, oh, sorry, forgot this was a police state..
Code Pink briefly terminates Arnold (tags)
Code Pink briefly terminates Arnold