SF Benefit for Political Prisoner Jeff 'Free' Luers Dec. 8

December 8th, Tuesday - 8pm

El Rio -3158 Mission Street
San Francisco


VV5: Post-Punk Instrumental. Current members: Mike Dineen - acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar. Phil Dumesnil - accordion, banjo, slide whistle. Chris Gonzales - percussion. Andy California - bass, Asa Sanchez-organ/piano. Lee Tom - electric guitar.

R.E.M.: Yes, R.E.M. cover band!

Somnolence: Trio of Cello, Drums, & Guitar, hailing from Oakland, CA.
Dark sounds traipsing a line between metal, crust, and classical.

Two Grand Jury Resisters Jailed in Iowa

On November 17, Minneapolis-based activists Carrie Feldman and Scott
DeMuth refused to testify in front of a grand jury in Davenport, Iowa,
and were found to be in contempt of court. They were immediately
handcuffed and hauled off by U.S. Marshalls. According to District
Judge John Jarvey, who presided over the contempt hearings, both will
remain incarcerated until they agree to testify. The state can lock
them up for the duration of the grand jury–another 11 months.

Learn more and read their statements:



 Hunger: * Record in U.S. * Global Meeting

The Washington Post reports today: "The nation's economic
crisis has catapulted the number of Americans who lack
enough food to the highest level since the government has
been keeping track, according to a new federal report,
which shows that nearly 50 million people -- including

CDCR Files Response to Federal Panel on Prison Management Plan

For Immediate Release
Contact: Gordon Hinkle / Oscar Hidalgo
(916) 445-4950

November 12, 2009

CDCR Files Response to Federal Three Judge Panel on Prison Management Plan

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Gloria Killian for National Prison Reform Committee--sign petition now!
Most of you know who Gloria Killian is.  Director of Action
Committee of Women in Prison--ACWIP, and formerly incarcerated in CA
for 17 years on a crime she did not commit.   Gloria has given me many
names of several women who are 'suitable for parole,' that I have

March for Colter White--Santa Cruz!

Justice for Colter White!

On September 25, Colter White was falsely accused of violating his parole. Even through the DA didn't file charges against him due to lack of evidence, the parole board is trying to send him back to prison for a year.

Community Townhall with Plan for A Safer Oakland


Saturday, October 17th 10am – 1pm

At Metwest High School 314 E. 10th Street, across from Laney College in OAKLAND


A COMMUNITY TOWNHALL about a Plan for a Safer Oakland.

COME SHARE YOUR IDEAS about how we can work together toward a SAFER OAKLAND.




n      Wheelchair Accessible


Francisco "Cisco" Torres of the SF 8     COME TO COURT
Friday October 9, 9AM
850 Bryant St.
San Francisco,Ca

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Mehserle's Racist Change of Venue Motion


The attorney for the ex-bart police who shot and killed Oscar Grant at the Fruitvale Bart Station on 2009 New Years morning  has filed a 75 page motion for change of venue. The racist thinking hidden within the document is disgusting.  Click Here to read the full article.


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