01 Apr 2012 - (11a) OSD Wellness Committee presents The Joke's on Us (the 99%) parade right across from the Farmer's Market, at the DMV in Hillcrest on the Cleveland Ave side. Come early to cash-mob the Farmer's Market! Download an appropriately themed promotional flyer here. Dress the fool and play the part!
01 Apr 2012 - (2p) Women Occupy San Diego's Occupella Chorus will have their monthly reheasal. See the web page for sign up/contact details.
01 Apr 2012 - (7p) The Peace Resource Center will sponsor Jeff Paterson, speaking of Bradley Manning's upcoming court martial, and about his new book, "About Face: Military Resisters Turn Against War". The doors open at 6:30 pm so that his talk can begin promptly at 7 pm. Free. Donations are appreciated. Light refreshments
04 Apr 2012 - (8a-3:20p) Political Economy Days at Palomar College broadening students’ exposure to political, economic and historical topics. Occupiers Eva David and Benjamin Cossel will present the topic: "Occupy, the Changing Face of Activism" at 9:30. Other presentations will cover the wealth divide, the effects of corporate (self) interests, and more. Free. FB Event
05 Apr 2012 - (8a-3:20p) Political Economy Days at Palomar College continues, broadening students’ exposure to political, economic and historical topics. Presentations will cover the wealth divide, the effects of corporate (self) interests, and more. Free. FB Event
05 Apr 2012 - (12p, arrive 11:45a) Megan Burke of KPBS will interview David Jacob of Occupy San Diego, at KPBS studios near SDSU on what our accomplishments are, where we are going from here, etc. GA consensed on three individuals, including Hex and John Canter, from which David was chosen by straw poll. After the selection an ad hoc working group met to go over talking points and input for David to present to the interviewer and audience.
05 Apr 2012 - (2p & 6p) Public Participation Meeting regarding SDG&E Charging rate-payers for wildfire costs instead of stockholders. At Al Bahr Auditorium 5440 Kearny Mesa Rd, San Diego, CA 92111
06 Apr 2012 - (10a) -- Press Conference: In response to a visit by Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko to the troubled San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), leaders of local community groups are holding a press conference near the SONGS facility. The location of the press conference will be near the San Onofre State Beach guard shack on Beach Club Road. Supporters to "Shut Down San Onofre" are welcome (bring signs, banners, etc). MEDIA INVITED. The guard shack is about in the center of this map.
06 Apr 2012 - (11a-2p) OSD endorsed Occupy MediCal march/event at the Chula Vista office to protest cutbacks including those to our brother Raul Carranza, who has muscular dystrophy and requires 24/7 nursing care, but was denied assistance by the state’s program director even though a judge ruled he was eligible . Speakers will include Raul and several guest speakers, including Bob Filner.
07 Apr 2012 - (11a) OSD's six-month anniversary march. FB Event. Meet at Childrens Park, by noon to Freedom Plaza and then on to Balboa Park. At 2 p.m. the fun begins with plenty of food, lawn games, occu-egg hunt and so much more! See below...
07 Apr 2012 - (3p) 6 month deadline to file a complaint with the city is in just a few more days. OSD legal support will meet you all at Balboa Park. If you have had any problems with the cops, even if you weren't arrested please come and talk to us. We will have a table with a big sign - OSD Legal. If you were arrested already tried or charges dropped please fill out a complaint form. We will be there to help you fill it out. Don't let Jerry Sanders, the city attorney or Lansdowne get away with their actions to shut down free speech. We will be heard!
09 Apr 2012 - (6p-7:55p) WalMart is presenting a public meeting on their plans at the Southeastern Planning Group at "Neighborhood House", 841 S. 41st Street, San Diego, CA 92113. They would like input from the public on their proposed "Neighborhood Mart" in Sherman Heights.
10 Apr 2012 - (new date/time) (10a) Speak out at the City Council meeting to help save the Worldbeat Center. You can submit an agenda comment form in advance here.
10 Apr 2012 - (4p-8p) Take back the night at SDSU is an evening rally supporting womyn everywhere and their right to feel safe walking alone at night. Start at Hepner Hall. FB Event
13 Apr 2012 - (6p-8:30p) Palomar Faculty Federation will be showing "WALKOUT" A 2006 film based on the 1968 East LA Walkouts at Palomar College, room P-32
14 Apr 2012 - (10a-5p) Not an OSD Event. "Spring of the 99%! - 99% Spring trainings on civil disobedience tactics" at Church Of The Brethren hosted by Hosted by Davina Lynch, Anita Simons, Carol Zellander, JB Kenney. Register online through moveon.org
14 Apr 2012 - (12p) Money Out of Politics Conference in Washington D.C. will be livestreamed at http://www.mopup.org/. The keynote speaker will be Lawrence Lessig, just after 12 noon PDT. Money in politics is at the core of so many of our problems, so take the time to watch if you can.
14 Apr 2012 - (6p) Occupy Passover Seder at Redwood Circle in Balboa Park, all are welcome, please RSVP via Facebook or email David Jacob at email@example.com if attending so he knows how much food will be needed. See FB Event page.
15 Apr 2012 - (10a-5p) NOT AN OSD EVENT. "Spring of the 99%! - 99% Spring trainings on civil disobedience tactics" on Governor Drive, La Jolla (register for exact location), hosted by Davina Lynch, Gloria Tyler-Mallery, Carol Zellander, Chris Dotson. Register online through moveon.org
16 Apr 2012 - (4p) Fight Back with Raul Carranza! Rally and March downtown, location TBD, meet at the Hall of Justice, 330 W. Broadway downtown. Today Raul runs out of private insurance that has been covering the loss in nursing hours from cuts to funding for his care made after his 21st birthday. Rally and march with Raul, friends, family, and supporters to restore Rauls’ nursing hours and to end budget cuts to IHSS services. More info about Raul and his fight at http://raulcarranza.org/.
Zenyatta's trial has been POSTPONED until April 30th.
17 Apr 2012 - (4p) Lecture "Tsunamis: Are we underestimating the risk?" by Eddie Bernard, former director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Pacific Tsunami Warning Center at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (Free, open to the public).
17 Apr 2012 - (4p-6p) "Tax the 1%" action Tuesday 4/17 at Congressman Bilbray's office! Say No to Tax Dodgers and Tax Cheats!! at 380 Stevens Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075 For more information: Contact Ryan Mims at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-341-0470
17 Apr 2012 - (5p) NOT AN OSD EVENT "Tax the 1%" rally and protest outside the NW end (near Childrens Park) of the San Diego Convention Center, More details here. This is a MoveOn.org event. All progressive groups are welcome, Occupy, Veteran's for Peace, ACCE, union members, immigrants, teachers, are all invited to speak. EVERYONE please come and bring your signs, banners and voices!
17 Apr 2012 - (6p) The National City WalMart has applied for a (hard) liquor license at its 1200 Highland Ave. location. As there are already 8 licenses in the census tract and the ABC will only allow 4, they are taking the request to city council instead as a "Public Convenience and Necessity". WE NEED SPEAKERS AND SUPPORT FROM OCCUPY!! Council meets at City Hall, 1243 National City Blvd, National City, 91950
18 Apr 2012 - (6a) Wal-Mart action! Destruction of the old Farmer's Market on Imperial between 21st and 22nd began without notice and continued until Tuesday afternoon. OCCUPYERS NEEDED at 6am (but come by anytime to ensure construction is STOPPED), Rally/Vigil to Support Sherman Heights stand against dismantling the historic "Farmers Market". If you can't make it, call Mayor Jerry Sanders at (619) 236-6330 and City Council Member David Alvarez at (619) 236-6688, to DEMAND THAT A STOP WORK ORDER BE PUT IN PLACE!! An injunction for the stop work order is being called for by a lawyer in the community. Be prepared for the call to PACK THE COURTS and stand in solidarity with the people of Sherman/Logan Heights. Will happen sometime on Wednesday or Thursday. Watch OSD Facebook/Twitter for updates.
20 Friday, 2012- - (8:30p) "Need to Know: Crossing the Line', a new video showing the killing of Anastasio Hernández Rojas by Border Patrol guards on PBS. Also there will be a special viewing of this show at Equity Alliance at 3750 30th St. in North Park, from 7:30 PM to 9 PM; food will be provided.
23 Apr 2012 - (9a) Hearing on demolition of the Sherman Heights Farmer's Market by Wal-Mart at the Hall of Justice at 330 West Broadway, dept. 66. The construction crew will be allowed to work on site but by court order suspend any more demolition until after the results of this hearing.
24 Apr 2012 - (9a) Sentencing for Fish...come out and be there for our brother Fish during his sentencing! He may be facing JAIL TIME for standing up for what is right and requesting a jury trial. Dept. 47 of San Diego Superior Court.
24 Apr 2012 - (4:30p) COME SUPPORT OUR HERO! March and Rally in support of accused whistleblower Pfc. Bradley Manning. Gather at 3rd Ave & Beech/Cedar St. bridge for bannering, then at 5:15, march to Horton Plaza for rally and speakers. Manning will appear in court April 24-26 at Ft. Meade, MD.
24 Apr 2012 - (5:30p) Help keep San Onofre shut down! Attend and speak out at Vista city council meeting at Vista City Hall. We are going city by city to get the council members on board with KEEPING San Onofre shut down. The cities of Solana Beach, Irvine, and Laguna are already on board with this.
25 Apr 2012 - (8:30p) Wal-Mart update! There will be a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) lawsuit to be filed in Dept. 72 of the San Diego Hall of Justice on the planned "neighborhood" WalMart in Sherman Heights. There is a FB Event page for this and future actions related to WalMart's planned intrusion into Sherman Heights.
25 Apr 2012 - (7:30p-1a) Fourth benefit Occu-party at the Kensington Club at 4079 Adams Ave. Featuring Liquid Blue and more TBA. $5 cover/donation.
26 Apr 2012 - (1p) Despite the setback this week, we can go face to face with City staff that made the Farmer's Market/Walmart fiasco possible. Historical Resources Board meets at San Diego City Hall, 12th Floor, City Council Committee meeting room. The public has an opportunity to express their displeasure during public comment. Tell them what a lousy job they are doing managing S.D. historical resources. Keep in mind HR staff and the HRB are not the same. HRB are citizens. City staff serves at the Mayor's pleasure. Keep that in mind when addressing the issue. Don't blame the wrong people.
28 Apr 2012 - (12p) OYC March For The Beat! after Occupy City Heights GA. Walk with us as we talk to the community of City Heights, hand out Flyers, and Save The World Beat Center!
28 Apr 2012 - (2p) General Assembly (GA) at Redwood Circle in Balboa Park.
29 Apr 2012 - OSD ENDORSED - "Three Mile Island! Chernobyl! Fukushima! San Onofre?" - Anti-Nuke Rally and Protest at San Onofre to commemorate the 26th anniversary of the continuing Chernobyl meltdown which started on 1986-04-26, the 33-year anniversary of the Three-Mile Island accident, and the continuing disaster at Fukushima (that experts say is perhaps 20x worse than Chernobyl.) Details -- FB Event Page -- BUS TICKETS ARE RUNNING OUT, PLEASE SIGN UP NOW!