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April 5, 2011

One 'We Are One' Event In Redwood City, CA

I attended a We Are One event in Redwood City, California, at "Courthouse Square." The early-evening event was well-attended with maybe 250 people and a number of speakers.

Most local media ignored the event. The San Francisco Chronicle had a story, We Are One rallies protest anti-labor moves, that mentioned Redwood City at the very end.

While not covering this event, Redwood City's Patch.com did cover 5 anti-abortion protesters picketing a Planned Parenthood office, in Pacificans Picket Planned Parenthood in Redwood City.

Here are some photos from the Redwood City event:

September 10, 2011

Barn Dance?

This looks interesting, over in Pescadero: September 17th Work Day and Barn Dance - Pie Ranch

On the third Saturday of each month, Pie Ranch hosts a Community Work Day, potluck dinner, and rollicking barn dance in the roadside barn. All are welcome; come lend a hand in the fields while you work alongside other volunteers and farmers. Celebrate the spirit of community at this monthly ritual of working together on the ranch, sharing locally grown food, and then spinning, laughing and dosey-doing together into the night.

The work party starts at 2pm.

We offer an optional farm tour at 4pm that begins at the upper slice toolshed ($5/person).

Then join in the potluck at 6pm

and dancing at 7pm until about 10pm.

The dance is $7-20 (sliding scale) to compensate Pie Ranch, the County Line Pickers (featuring Jim Davies, bass; Joni Davies, guitar; Josh Lane, mandolin; Ken Clarkson, banjo; Jon Young & Nancy Vail, fiddles) and caller, Andy Wilson.

Children under 12 free accompanied by their parents; if you bring a large group of youngsters (7 or more) we request prior notification and a sliding fee of $5-10 per child. Workday participants pay a discounted rate of $5-15, so come on down and hoe before you hoe down! If your group consists of more than 7, please let us know in advance so that we can be sure of ample space in the barn!

Here are some videos of the dance from the Andy Wilson Caller site:

Pie Ranch Barn Dance, July 2011:

Pie Ranch Barn Dance, June 2010:

September 30, 2011

Roller Derby

Oh My God! Bay Area Roller Derby!

ARDL: East Bay Lady Killers - Roller Bitches on a Killing Spree

Bay Area Derby Girls


October 18, 2011

Occupy Redwood City

Occupy Together Meetup - Redwood City, CA | Oct 28, 2011 - Meetup

May 20, 2012

Coming To The Fox

Pic says it all:

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