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alert@sfbg.com WEDNESDAY, MAY 19 Solutions for Survival Empower young people, support vivacious media, and support work on climate justice at this launch/fundraiser for this global youth media program that aims to uncover local, equitable solutions for climate...

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alert@sfbg.com WEDNESDAY, MAY 12 Fix California's budget Ever wonder if you could do a better job balancing the California budget than the professionals? Now's your chance to take part in a simulated Budget Challenge that mirrors the...

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alert@sfbg.com FRIDAY, MAY 7 Sacco and Vanzetti In the wake of May Day, the international working class holiday, watch a screening of this documentary about two Italian immigrant anarchists who were executed in 1927 during a federal...

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alert@sfbg.com WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28 SF Hep B Free Attend this kick-off rally for a new hepatitis B ad campaign. The campaign addresses recent federal data confirming that SF has the highest rate of liver cancer in the...

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alert@sfbg.com THURSDAY, APRIL 22 Oakland Teacher Strike Demand improved learning conditions for students and for re-prioritizing next year's Oakland Unified School District budget at this protest against a top-heavy administration, increase in private contracts, and continued layoffs...

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alert@sfbg.com› WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14 Organize against General Atomics Attend this organizing meeting to learn how you can join the upcoming protest against General Atomics, scheduled for May 18–19 in San Diego, and take a stand against this...

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alert@sfbg.com WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7 The Human Cost of Food Join the Green Café Network, Mission Pie, and local farmers for a discussion about the different models of farm labor structure and how individual consumers, cafes, and restaurants...

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alert@sfbg.com WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31 Ecology Emerges Join panelists Sam Schuchat (California Coastal Conservancy), Kristen Schwind (Bay Localize), and Harold Gilliam (SF Chronicle, SF Examiner) to discuss Bay Area-based experiments that shaped national and international ecological movements. The...

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alert@sfbg.com WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24 "Lynching Then, and Lynching Now" Attend this teach-in about the historic link between the death penalty and lynching in the U.S. Speakers include former and current death row prisoners, activists from the justice...

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By Jobert Poblete alert@sfbg.com WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17 Citywide community meeting Advocates for homeless youth in San Francisco discuss the upcoming supervisor elections and the proposed sit/lie ordinance, a proposal by Mayor Gavin Newsom to criminalize sitting on sidewalks. 5:30–7...

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By Adrián Castañeda alerts@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY, MARCH 10 Courage to Resist Come help fill envelopes at a mailing party — with pizza — for this antiwar group's newsletter and appeal for support.5:45–10:45 p.m., free55 Santa Clara. No....

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alerts@sfbg.comTHURSDAY, MARCH 4 Day of Action Join thousands of teachers, parents, students, public sector workers, union members, and social justice activists to protest two years of devastating budget cuts to California's public education system and...

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alert@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY, FEB. 24 Party like it's 1986! A lot has changed since 1986, but electronic privacy law has not. Learn more about the Demand Your Dot Rights campaign — a project of the American Civil...

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alerts@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY, FEB. 17Same Sex Marriage Forum Attend this forum about which entity — the state or the federal government — should define marriage. The forum is led by a panel of experts from human...

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alerts@sfbg.com THURSDAY, FEB. 11 Let BART know Protest the upcoming BART Board meeting, which follows BART attorney Dale Allen's announcement that BART intends to "vigorously fight based on their contributing actions to the tragic accident." Ex-BART...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3No time to let upHelp raise money for the earthquake victims in Haiti at this fundraiser lunch and dinner where 100 percent of the proceeds go to the 3 million people in...

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alerts@sfbg.com Wednesday, Dec. 2 Battle for Whiteclay Attend a screening and discussion of this documentary, which follows Native American activists to Nebraska's state capitol to end alcohol sales to residents...

Inauguration parties!

Our list of the hottest (and often charitable) Obama-fests on Tuesday, January 20

Letters

Pelosi's wrong on Georgia

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PARTY PROMOTERS The following two comments appeared with a July 21 posting to SFBG's Politics blog, "DCCC vote: Does Peskin have it?" We need a strong leader in our local Democratic Party that will call out...

PG&E vs. Greenaction

Two press releases present a very different picture of what's going on at the Hunters Point power plant

A selective guide to political events

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29 Pro-choice films Join the Bay Area Coalition for Our Reproductive Rights and New College as they screen two films that comment on the state of reproductive rights in...