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    Fri. -and Sat. events Today Reminder Nader @ Sac. Press Conference and Hearing On The Collapse of Protection For Injured Worker
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      Fri. -and Sat. events

      Today

      Reminder

      Nader @ Sac. Press Conference and Hearing On The Collapse of Protection For Injured Worker
      Press Conference
      Central Valley | Government & Elections | Labor & Workers
      12:00 PM - 8:00 PM


      Fri, Aug 1, 2008      8:00 PM
      [view]Good 4Ya Soul - An Evening of Art, Music, Hip Hop and Tea!
      Numi Tea House
      2230 Livingston
      Oakland
      Art in Action FUNdraiser and night of healing and celebration with some of the Bay Area's most talented and dedicated to the Town artists - Jennifer Johns, Fiyawata, Queen Deelah, Austin Willacy and more!

      Fri.-Sun.
      Sacramento, California - Peace and Freedom Con.
      http://peaceandfreedom.org/home/
      I thought I let you know why this matters to us.
      Both  Green candidate McKinney and Indy candidate Nader and other 2 candidates will be there to debate, in this one state parties Pres. nomination there seeking- Nader leads in the election last Feb. with McKinney came in 2nd.
      Many think there will a be a move to choose one other 2 candidates , to try get  a socialist candidate, and effort also try to get one candidate in other states socialistic parties.
      Its socialism as the one ideal among many good ideals, some people refer themselves as Democratic Socialist (like I tend sometimes call myself), and those see it as only ideal.
      I'm capitalist too, as most of us haft to be to ear a living. I believe you need not only fight for common good, but your own common good as well. So maybe I'm a Capitalistic Socialist.
      There also US Communists Party(if there is such a thing, far as having 1 face in all states). Not any party probably really has that, except maybe the Greens(ya, us).
      The Communists Party Governments, see's themselves which view themselves as Socialist, even tough are truly dictatorships in guise of  socialism. The US Communists Party was growing party during the Depression, and its at least why 2 Party system created such programs as social security. There views are currently in US anyway more socialistic, but refuse see how horrible Stalin and other Communist Governments where to live under, these days much more socialistic,
      Peace Freedom Party created in the 6O's and where was other states I believe, came out of a era of such reforms, and though never gain any offices I think, it did no dought the influence on social reforms of the 60's and 70's, though probably not much as did Communist did in the 30's.  I join it before I became green in 92, in late 80s, but quickly became disillusion as Communist tried to take it over, and mostly did for a while. The Greens is full of former Peace and Freedom members. There's been movement for years by many to bring them into green party, or create partnership. The party is becoming smaller over years, and where use run many candidates, now is threaten with loosing its ballot access.  Well enough on that for now.

      The convention meeting will convene at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 2 at the Hawthorne Suites, 321 Bercut Dr., Sacramento. A debate among our four candidates will be in the same location on Friday, August 1 at 7 p.m. The credentials committee has noted that 101 members have been elected.


      Saturday, August 2nd

      Political Meeting: Clean-Money Campaign

      The San Fernando Valley

      Clean Money Campaign-working for full public funding of campaigns in California ,

      regular first Saturday of the month meeting. 10 AM. 9743 Noble Ave.,

      North Hills. (818) 903-4771.

      I add DNC too if I went
      Santa Cruz RNC Strategy Session
      Other
      Santa Cruz Indymedia | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism
      5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


      Benefit 4 Dimensions Queer Youth Clinic
      Fundraiser
      San Francisco | Health, Housing, and Public Services | LGBTI / Queer
      3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

      AUGUST 2:Demonstrate to Stop the War on Iran

      An Emergency Call to Action

      Actions in more than 87 cities - see growing list of activities here
      from http://stopwaroniran.org/aug22008orgcents.shtml#california

      Fairfield

      Contact: Marc Weeks
      Telephone: 707-207-3762
      Email:andmich@...
      August 2 Activity: I will be gathering signatures for an antiwar petition outside the Fairfield Civic Center Library from 12 to 5 pm on Saturday, August 2nd. The address for the library is 1150 Kentucky Street, Fairfield, CA 94533. Please join me.

      Fresno

      Peace Fresno
      P.O. Box 5115 Fresnco, CA 93755
      Telephone: 559-487-2515
      www.peacefresno.org
      Email:president@...
      camillerussell@...

      Friday, August 1, 2008 (NOT SATURDAY) "No War on Iran" Street Protest
      4:30 - 6:30 PM
      Corner of Shaw & Blackstone Avenues
      Join Peace Fresno and others;
      Contact: Camille Russell 559-276-2592; Scott Key 559-487-2515

      Local meeting details: Peace Fresno meets every Thursday at 7:00 PM at the Fresno Center for Nonviolence, 1584 N. Van Ness Ave. (SE corner of Van Ness and McKinley across from Fresno City College).

      Los Angeles

      International Action Center - Los Angeles
      111 N. La Brea Ave #408, Inglewood, CA 90301
      Telephone: 310-677-6407
      www.iacenterla.org
      Contact: John Parker
      Email:iacenterla@...
      August 2 Activity: Protest at Pershing Square, 1pm, downtown Los Angeles

      Long Beach

      Earth Neighborhood Gallery
      (562) 590-3739
      Contact: Karen LaMantia
      Email:karena@...
      August 2 activity: Art In For Peace Massive Art for Peace Creation in a high traffic area at 4th St and Bonito near Alamitos Blvd ( 1 blk East) Art share and book readings for Peace. Fund raising bake sale - bring something to share. Come at 10am - 12 noon to contribute to the Art for Peace work in progress and see the Earth Gallery for Planet Friendly and Human Friendly Art. Peace readings and spoken work share at 12 noon.

      Nipomo

      Peace Coaltion
      Contact: Bill Denneen
      Email:BDenneen@...
      August 2 activity: Gather at Main X Broadway in Santa Maria CA at 10AM with signs:
      DON'T BOMB IRAN | WAGE PEACE | DO NOT 'NUKE' IRAN | GET OUT

      Oakland

      Ride with LMNOP to Stop War on Iran Demo in San Francisco
      Contact: Beth Wagner
      Email:lmnop@...
      Phone:510-763-8712
      Website:http://www.lmno4p.org
      August 2 activity: Ride to 8/2 demo in San Francisco with LMNOP. Meet at MacArthur BART station between 11-11:25 to go through the gate at 11:30 to ride BART to the Noon demo at the Powell Street BART Station.

      Local meeting details: We meet at 3 every Sunday at the colonnade between Grand and Lakeshore Avenues at the northeast end of Lake Merritt in Oakland to walk around the lake. Organizational business is discussed during the walk.
      Contact http://www.lmno4p.org for more information.

      San Francisco

      International Action Center-Northern California
      2940 16th St, #207
      San Francisco, CA 94103-3682
      Phone: 415-738-4739
      Email: actioncenter-sf@...
      August 2 activity: 12 Noon, Sat Aug 2
      Market and Powell, San Francisco
      Cable Car Turnaround

      Salinas

      Salinas Action League
      831 206 5043
      Email:youthrightssal@...
      August 2 activity: Meet at intersection of South Main and Blanco Salinas CA at 11 am for a two hour demonstration until 1 pm on Saturday August 2.

      San Diego

      San Diego International Action Center (IAC)
      P.O. Box 33447
      San Diego, CA 92163
      619-692-0355
      Email:  iacsandiego@...
      August 2 Activity: Join the San Diego International Action Center for an August 2 community flyer distribution to stop the war against Iran. For more information, call 619-692-0355.


      San Pedro

      San Pedro Neighbors for Peace and Justice
      Contact: Jack Finley
      Phone: 310-548-3333
      Email: ajaclin1@...
      Friday Evening 8/01 (Not Sat). Vigil from 5:00-7:00PM
      At the Corner of First and Gaffey Streets, in San Pedro, Ca.(The Los Angeles Harbor)
      Local meeting details: This meeting has been meeting every Friday evening for the past 5 1/2 years and will continue uninterrupted until our troops return home.

      Sherman Oaks

      International Health& Epidemiology research Center
      Contact: Farideh Kioumehr
      Phone: 818-788-2662
      Address: P.O.Box 5329/ Sherman Oaks, CA 91413
      Email:iherc@...
      Website: http://www.irol.com/avc/
      August 2 activity: We are for Peace & against War any War!!. As Epidemiologists we believe "AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN TONS OF CURE", AND AS ACTIVISTS WE BELIEVE THAT" SILENCE CAN BE DEADLY TO MILLIONS"!!

      Visalia

      South Valley Peace Center
      Contact: Merrily Davies
      Phone: 559-782-9265
      Address: 17206 Ave. 296/ Visalia, CA 93292
      Email: m.davies@...
      SUNDAY, AUGUST 3 we will hold our antiwar demonstration on the corner of Caldwell and Mooney from 8:00 am to 9:00 am.
      Local meeting details: We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Visalia Friends Meetinghouse, 17208 Ave. 296, Visalia.



      Art: Stop the War in Iran - Art for Peace

      A massive art for peace creation in a high traffic area of Long Beach . 

      Art share and book readings for peace. Bake sale for fund raising.

      Bring something to share! 10 AM to 2 PM. 341 Bonito Ave. at 4th St. ,

        Long Beach (562) 590-3739 <karena@...>.

       A national action; additional events in locales including San Diego

      and Kentfield Campus of

      College of Marin, Emeritus Center  

      listed at <stopwaroniran.org>, click on "View Local Activities."

      Or create & list your own.

      Political Meeting: 911 TruthLA

      The regular monthly meeting of the 911TruthLA group.

       They will discuss local outreach and plan for 911Truth LA's Sept. 11, 2008

      memorial event with Dr. Bob Bowman. Also a short documentary.

       1-5 PM. UnUrban Café, 3301 Pico Blvd., LA. (310) 497-7255.  peterthottam@...>.

      www.911truthla.com

      from http://www.peterthottam.com/calendar/calendar.htm


      11:00 AM Palo Alto, Los Altos, and Los Altos Hills:
      Edible Landscaping Tour

      10am-11:30am
      [view]Free Solar Educational Workshop! The Walnut Creek Solar Challenge: Benefiting The Ruth Bancroft Garden
      Trice Valley Community Center- Classroom
      2055 Tice Valley Blvd.
      Walnut Creek

      ¡ BAILE ZAPATISTA ! / ZAPATISTA DANCE!
      Party/Street Party
      Americas | San Francisco
      7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
      Sat, Aug 2, 2008 - Sun, Sep 28, 2008      12:00 PM
      [view]Suummer shows (some free in the parks)
      around the Bay Area

      Sat, Aug 2, 2008      6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
      [view]Beyond and Back: Celebrating 20 Years of Reality Tours!
      Global Exchange
      2017 Mission Street, 2nd Floor (across from 16th St BART)
      San Francisco

      Sat, Aug 2, 2008      7:00 PM
      [view]Benefit concert for the victims of the cyclone in Burma and the
      earthquake in Sichuan province

      Glas Kat Nightclub
      520 4th Street
      San Francisco, CA

      Sat, Aug 2, 2008 - Sun, Aug 3, 2008      7:00 PM
      [view]Hawaiian Independence Play "Ka Lei Maile Ali'i - The Queen's Women"
      Berkeley Dimensions Clinic has been providing medical & mental health
      services to uninsured queer youth for 10 years!

      Moving From Concept to Reality Workshop
      Other
      San Francisco | Arts + Action
      12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
      Learn how an artistic concept is translated into reality, moving from idea to materials and installation for both gallery and performance spaces. This class covers crafting a realistic budget, sourcing cheap or even free materials, basic fabrication techniques, and practical lighting theory and application. We will focus on your own individual vision, and how we can bring that vision to fruition.
      Joshua McDermott
      Intersection for the Arts
      446 Valencia Street
      San Francisco, CA 94103
      http://www.theintersection.org

      Free Stuff and Performances Event
      Summer in the City
      Party/Street Party
      California
      12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
      Precita Park, 300 Precita Avenue

      FILM | Angel of Fire: Kahlo, Mexico, and Film | Angel de fuego (Angel of Fire) Nazarín
      Screening
      San Francisco | Arts + Action
      1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
      3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
      Not the same showing but Spanish here
      Tate Modern|Film|Angel of Fire (Angel de Fuego)Angel of Fire: Frida Kahlo Film Programme ... Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico, Conaculta-Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía, and Filmoteca de la UNAM. ...
      Angel of Fire (1992 or 1991 by some info) - Movie Info - Yahoo! MoviesAngel of Fire (1992): find the latest news, photos and trailers, as well as local showtimes and dvd info at Yahoo! Movies.
      On DVD
      Following an incestuous affair with her father, a pregnant 15-year-old trapeze artist is treated with disdain by her fellow carnival performers.

      GAY SHAME MEETING
      Other
      San Francisco | LGBTI / Queer
      5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

      Three Angles: An Exhibition of Work by Jon Casey Clary, Joshua Aaron and Kevin E. Taylor
      Concert/Show
      San Francisco | Arts + Action
      7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

      Modern Garage Movement Dance Performance
      Concert/Show
      California | Arts + Action
      1:00 AM - 3:00 AM
      SF Camerawork
      657 Mission St, 2nd Floor
      (415) 512-2020
      http://www.sfcamerawork.org

      Anal Foreclosure : Performance / Demolition / Exorcism
      Concert/Show
      San Francisco | Arts + Action | LGBTI / Queer
      8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

      Within weeks of forming a union, employees of Bay Area News Group were shocked at the seemingly retaliatory firings of at least 20 journalists who had worked to form the East Bay bargaining unit. Last week, the Northern California Media Workers Guild filed unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board. The 230-member Bay Area News Group East Bay bargaining unit includes the Oakland Tribune and other East Bay papers, as well as the San Mateo County Times on the peninsula.

      Wed Jul 23 2008 (Updated 07/24/08) Judge Rules Against Berkeley Oaks And For University
      On July 22nd, Judge Barbara Miller upheld U.C. Berkeley's plans for an athletic training center in the Memorial Oak Grove. The order will end an injunction that had blocked destruction of the grove. On Thursday, July 24th, the Berkeley City Council will likely make its final decision about whether or not to pursue an appeal. Supporters of an appeal plan will meet at the grove at 3:30pm and march to City Hall at 4pm before the 5pm public hearing.

      On July 22nd, over 3,000 people rallied at the Port of Oakland to protest against pollution and poverty. Many truck drivers at the port make as little as $8 an hour and receive no benefits. The port trucking system requires drivers to sit idle in their trucks for hours everyday while their trucks spew out toxic diesel emissions. Port diesel pollution is associated with high rates of cancer and asthma. As a result, cancer and asthma rates are higher in West Oakland than other parts of the Bay Area.
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