People are gathering Wednesday to remember the life and death of Oscar Grant III. A noon vigil and rally organized by the Oscar Grant Foundation takes place 11 years after Grant was fatally shot on a BART platform at Oakland’s Fruitvale station in the wee hours of the new year.
Political protests are often associated with youth, but across the Bay Area Tuesday night we saw a large presence of people well beyond the age of 50. One particular rally in Walnut Creek provided an interesting perspective on how age and economic status play into this whole impeachment thing. Hint:
Less than a week after the country celebrated Labor Day, San Francisco Veterinary Specialists will be out on the street in a demonstration of what fighting for labor rights really looks like. According to an SFVS press release, the group of veterinary specialists: Remain in solidarity in their conviction that
Amber Cummings is planning yet another march and protest this Sunday in Berkeley. The notorious local anti-Antifa figure has made her presence known at just about every local left-right skirmish throughout the Bay Area since things really started to heat up in 2015. Although she makes her way to out-of-town
As many know by now, a landlord is forcing the closure of beloved comedy club Punch Line SF by denying them a lease renewal this August. Punch Line will be looking for a different venue in San Francisco to continue its tradition of hosting legendary and up and coming comedians
America’s favorite curmudgeon is coming back to San Francisco on March 24th. I got to see Sanders speak a couple times at rallies in 2015/16, and I have to say, he was a genuine inspiration. The platforms that newer, fresher-faced Democratic candidates stand on today, including Medicare for All, free
By Betty Rose Livingston Between 15,000 and 20,000 protesters participated in the third annual Women’s March in Oakland Saturday. Part of a national day of action that began following President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the mass protest was smaller, yet more diverse, than years previous.
On Saturday January 19th the 3rd annual Women’s March takes place in NYC. The march was created to, as per their website, provide a safe and accepting platform for supporters of equality to rally and march in the promotion of civil rights for every human being regardless of gender, race,