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Protestors Block Freeway 101 Demanding Justice for Andy Lopez - by Dylan Donnelly
July 12, 2014 Protestors block northbound traffic on freeway 101 in response to district attorney's decision not to charge Sheriff Deputy that killed 13 year old Andy Lopez
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:04PM
Updated List of Santa Cruz Police Department Personnel - by SCPD (posted by Norse)
I received this updated list of SCPD personnel--buffed up considerably from the earlier posting (referenced below). For those involved in copwatching or using the police in any capacity, this is a list of badge numbers matched up with employees.
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 12:18PM
Occupy Santa Cruz to Mark Third Anniversary - by One Occupier
Still Working for Social and Economic Justice
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:22AM
Vet’s Ruptured Spleen Ignored, Mocked by Jailors: Case Against Alameda County Set for Tria - by Siegel & Yee
For Immediate Release 7/18/14
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:28PM
Boycott Israel Protesters die-in at HP Hewlett Packard in Palo Alto - by BDS Now
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:18PM
Lawsuit Charges that Sacramento County’s Anti-Panhandling Ordinance is Unconstitutional - by ACLU of Northern California
SACRAMENTO – The ACLU of Northern California and the Law Office of Mark E. Merin on July 17 charged that an ordinance adopted in May by the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors banning panhandling is unconstitutional.
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:58PM
Memorial Altar to Alex Nieto Has Been Vandalized - by Justice for Alex Nieto Committee
We are sad to report that in the past two days the memorial altar to Alex Nieto has been vandalized. Photo: Refugio Nieto standing at the site of Alex’s memorial altar.
Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 1:15AM
Rally in Salinas Demands Justice for Frank Alvarado, Killed by Salinas Police - by Bradley Allen
Frank Alvardo’s niece Natalie spoke at the rally in East Salinas on July 12, 2014. Natalie was calm, sad, well-spoken, and angry. She righteously proclaimed, “It’s not right. I’ve never had this much hate in my life for anything else. I’m sad, but I’m more angry than anything else because of how he was gunned down. There was no reason for how he was killed; no way to justify their actions. We just need justice for him, and everybody else, all the other cases that have gone like th...
Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:00AM
Police Protests Resume Following Fourth Officer Involved Killing in Salinas - by Alex Darocy
July 12 marked the third consecutive day of protests calling for justice for Frank Alvarado, who was killed by officers with the Salinas Police Department on July 10. Frank is the fourth resident killed by Salinas police since March 20.
Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 8:59PM
In Memory of Frank Alvarado // En memoria de Frank Alvarado - by via Sin Barras
Frank Alvarado, a close friend and Sin Barras member, was shot and killed by Salinas police early Thursday morning. Frank was an extraordinary person with a big and loving heart. Frank Alvarado, un amigo cercano y miembro de Sin Barras, fue matado a tiros por la policía de Salinas la madrugada del jueves. Frank era una persona extraordinaria, con un gran corazón y mucho amor.
Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 4:39PM
Project Homeless Connect Leading the Initiative To Establish Homeless Court in Santa Cruz - by Steve Pleich
Time for a New Model of Social Justice
Posted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:10PM
Rally in Santa Cruz for California Hunger Strike Anniversary - by Bradley Allen
July 8: A Day of Remembrance and Commitment On July 8, 2014, allies across the state participated in rolling hunger strikes and held local actions. In Santa Cruz, we gathered at the intersection of Water & Pacific Ave. to make these struggles against torture and criminalization visible!
Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:01PM
Justice for Andy Lopez rally - by trevor michaels
Old Courthouse Square (3rd and Mendocino), Santa Rosa
Event Date:Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 3:46PM
Salinas Rally Against Police Violence - Demonstrasion Encontra La Violencia Policiaca - by Steph
Intersection of Fairview Ave. and Sanborn Rd., Salinas
Event Date:Sat Jul 12, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 1:43PM
Frank Alvarado, Fourth Person Killed by SPD, Spoke in Santa Cruz Against Prison Expansion (video/x-flv 98.9MB) - by Alex Darocy
Frank Alvarado was killed by Salinas Police on July 10, and very little information has been released by authorities about the circumstances of his death. On May 14, 2014, Frank spoke about prison reform in Santa Cruz at a rally where community members voiced their opposition to the Governor's May revise budget, which called for an increase in spending for jail and prison expansion. Frank spoke strongly about the importance of budgeting state money for social programs instead of prison expans...
Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 3:51AM
Salinas Police Silent After Fourth Officer Involved Killing - by Monterey County Police News
A man shot by Salinas Police this morning, July 10, at around 5am, died. Frank Alvarado, 40, was killed in this morning's officer involved shooting, which occurred in East Salinas at Beverly Drive and Fairview Avenue. This is the fourth officer involved killing by the Salinas Police Department in 2014.
Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 12:41PM
Protest the Outrageous Murder of Andy Lopez, Saturday Santa Rosa!! - by Bay Area Stop Mass Incarceration Network
OUTRAGEOUS! COLD BLOODED MURDER OF ANDY LOPEZ! ONCE AGAIN JUSTIFIED BY THE SYSTEM!
Posted: Wed Jul 9, 2014 10:36PM
Three Girls Beaten By Police After Demo for Andy Lopez - by Dave 'Davey D' Cook (repost)
Breaking News: Yesterday there was a big rally for Andy Lopez in Santa Rosa.. Youth from all over the city including many of Andy's classmates stood in front of the DA's office demanding she resign.. After the rally the police beat up 3 Latino girls, two of them 13 the other 14.. One is still in the hospital for injuries..
Posted: Wed Jul 9, 2014 2:37PM
NO charges against Gelhaus! Protest at DA Ravitch's office! - by Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez
DA Ravitch's Office, County Courthouse, 600 Administration Dr, Santa Rosa
Event Date:Tue Jul 8, 2014 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 8, 2014 12:27AM
Homeless Take ACLU Sleeping Ban Suspension Resolution to City Council - by Robert Norse
809 Center St. Santa Cruz City Hall Courtyard
Event Date:Tue Jul 8, 2014 4:30PM
Posted: Mon Jul 7, 2014 10:46PM