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calendar Salinas: Families React To Release Of Police Officers Named In Shootings - by
Salinas City Hall Lincoln St. Salinas CA.
Event Date:Wed Oct 1, 2014 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Oct 1, 2014 5:49AM
calendar Salinas: National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality 120_salinas_police_gang.jpg original image ( 508x592) - by
Salinas Police Department 222 Lincoln Ave, Salinas, California 93901
Event Date:Wed Oct 22, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 5:37PM
document Salinas Police Release Names of Officers Who Killed Residents in 2014 salinas_police_killings_2014.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Monterey County Police News
The Salinas Police Department sent a letter to various media outlets today releasing the names of the officers involved in killing four Latino Salinas residents in separate incidents this year. The department had delayed releasing the names due to what they called "threats," but now says those threats have subsided. In each shooting, a Sergeant with 10-years or more of service with the SPD was one of the shooters. SPD continues to claim investigations are still ongoing into these killings.
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 3:16PM
calendar Helping Hearts 2 Heal 120_ab_healing_hearts.psd-3_1.jpg original image ( 3300x2475) - by Jeralynn Blueford
Center Of Hope Community Church 8411 Macarthur Blvd, Oakland, California 94605
Event Date:Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 1:22PM
image Pomo Leaders, AIM elders and Activists Shut Down Caltrans Construction 120_9-23protest-1-7.jpg original image ( 1920x1329) - by Karen Pickett
Tribal Pomo Representatives, AIM elders and Environmentalists Take Action for Ancient Native Sites and Wetlands. Trucks Dumping Fill are Shut Down at the site of the under-construction Caltrans Willits Bypass in Mendocino County. The Native participants, from Coyote Valley, Sherwood Valley, Potter Valley and the American Indian Movement entered the construction site with the AIM flag, banners and drums for prayers and direct action in conjunction with local environmental activists.
Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:14PM
image Protesters Demand Faster Response from SCPD Regarding Records Requests 120_santa-cruz-police-department-protest-september-17-2014-1.jpg original image ( 700x467) - by Alex Darocy
Following a year of complaints about SCPD public safety Officer Barnett, who is assigned to patrol downtown Santa Cruz, the organization Homeless United for Friendship and Freedom (HUFF) has begun an inquiry with the Santa Cruz Police Department to study the citations Barnett has issued. According to HUFF, Barnett has been, "accused by numerous community members of anti-homeless and racist harassment."
Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 8:29PM
document Native Americans Ejected from SF Giants Game File Police Brutality Claims letter_to_giants.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by National Lawyers Guild SF Bay Chapter
Native Americans Ejected from SF Giants' "Native American Heritage Night" File Police Brutality Claims, Demand Giants Take Stand on Cultural Appropriation
Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2014 6:41PM
image Fresno County Central Library helps prepare for California Kwanzaa Ag Expo 120_ancient_agriculture.jpg original image ( 496x523) - by khubaka, michael harris
Progressive leaders at the Fresno County Central Library are preparing to showcase Kwanzaa Ag Education of our "California Grown" holiday season. The symbols and principles of Kwanzaa will be displayed in a culturally sensitive way for all to learn about the "first fruits of the harvest."
Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2014 6:37PM
image Speak Out on the Ferguson Uprising at San José State University 120_fight-for-ferguson-sjsu_1_9-18-14.jpg original image ( 640x640) - by Bradley Allen
On September 18, students at San José State University in California held a speak out and report back on the recent uprisings in Ferguson, Missouri following the murder of Mike Brown by police officer Darren Wilson. The demonstration began around noon at the base of The César E. Chávez Monument: Arch of Dignity, Equality and Justice designed by Judith F. Baca in the bustling quad outside the student union building. Students spoke loud and clear about the murder of Mike Brown, the hi...
Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:42PM
text EBALDC targets African-American tenant protester with restraining order and eviction - by Lynda Carson
According to court documents, from August 20 through August 25, and according to Mark Johnson, he has been protesting in front of EBALDC's main corporate office, and has been holding up various picket signs during his five days of protesting against EBALDC's policies, poor living conditions, harassment and mistreatment!
Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2014 12:29AM
document Report from SCPD Corner barnett_cites.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Robert Norse
After some lively debate, the HUFF meeting voted to endorse a "mellow" but visible presence on the corner of Laurel and Center Streets in front of the SCPD parking lot. We wanted to go forward with the presence near the SCPD to encourage the rest of the community that our police are not above criticism and accountability--or should not be at any rate. And that we and others should not be afraid to expose the nightly abuse homeless people suffer and the racial profiling that many blacks & Lat...
Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 9:55PM
calendar Dreaming Wildly, Fighting to Win - with CeCe McDonald and Ruthie Wilson Gilmore 120_dreaming_wildly_2014_1.jpg original image ( 2898x1932) - by Critical Resistance
Omni Oakland Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland (8 blocks from MacArthur BART)
Event Date:Sat Sep 20, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 6:27PM
calendar Fight for Ferguson - SJSU 120_fight-for-ferguson-sjsu.jpg original image ( 714x264) - by
San Jose State University Student Union Quad
Event Date:Thu Sep 18, 2014 11:30AM
Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 9:45AM
calendar Pushback at the PD Against Homeless Harassment barnett_demo_flyer.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Robert Norse
155 Center St. in front of the Santa Cruz Police Department Corner of Laurel and Center Streets
Event Date:Wed Sep 17, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:10PM
image Pigs in Sheep’s Clothing: A Response to Robert Gammon 120_imagesjdwtk1av.jpg original image ( 274x184) - by FireWorks
Robert Gammon, editor of the 'East Bay Express,' wrote in a recent piece, 'When Liberals Take Control of the Police,' that the progressive leadership of Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus has resulted in the decrease of crime and police use of force. Gammon also contends that progressive policing has also kept protests peaceful. Several days after the article was published, Richmond police shot and killed a young Latino man outside of a liquor store, the first fatal police shooting in Richmon...
Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 9:41PM
text 16th Annual, California Kwanzaa Ag Expo ~ Expression of the Best Pan-African Traditions - by khubaka, michael harris
California Kwanzaa Ag Expo, is preparing to showcase Black Agriculture collaborative partnerships the #1 Agriculture County in America, December 5-7, 2014, Fresno, California
Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:06PM
image Winnemem Wintu War Dancers: Shasta Dam a 'Weapon of Mass Destruction' 120_mark_miyoshi__chief_sisk__jesse_sisk_and_james_ward_1.jpg original image ( 5184x3456) - by Dan Bacher
“We should be a salmon state, not a watermelon or pistachio state. We have the largest estuary on the West Coast of the Americas. We have some of the largest salmon rivers in the West, but people have given these up for agribusiness, for large farms in a desert," Chief Caleen Sisk said. She reiterated that Shasta Dam is “a weapon of mass destruction” against the Winnemem Wintu and said the idea of dams is a “horrible archaic project.” Mark Miyoshi and Chief Caleen Sisk watch ...
Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 9:28AM
image Steve Pleich Sides with Racists In Online Forum 120_santa_cruz_el_mustachio.jpg original image ( 620x349) - by Paul Mendoza
Steve Pleich, the former Santa Cruz City Council candidate and current member of Santa Cruz County Community Coalition to Overcome Racism (SCCCCOR) and the Santa Cruz ACLU removed me from the online discussion group Citizens for a Better Santa Cruz when I brought up the sensitive issue of a possibly racist post by the Santa Cruz Police Department. I was attacked viciously by a group who claimed I was someone I am not, and I was kicked out of the group and the post was removed. People who made...
Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:28PM
video Family of Yanira Serrano Files Federal Lawsuit Against Deputy Trieu and San Mateo County (video/x-flv 113.5MB) - by Alex Darocy
On September 9, the family of Yanira Serrano Garcia announced they filed a civil rights lawsuit against San Mateo County and San Mateo Sheriff's Deputy Menh Trieu in Federal District Court in San Francisco for the June 3 killing of Yanira at her home in Half Moon Bay. [Top video: Attorney Arnoldo Casillas speaks. Scroll down for more videos, photos, the independent autopsy, a copy of the lawsuit, and a recording of the 911 call]
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 7:57PM
image Family of Yanira Serrano Marches in Response to DA's Decision Not to Indict Deputy Trieu 120_yanira-serrano-march-half-moon-bay-september-6-2014-1.jpg original image ( 700x467) - by Alex Darocy
The family of Yanira Serrano held a rally and march in Half Moon Bay on September 6 in reaction to District Attorney Stephen M. Wagstaffe's decision not to indict San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy Menh Trieu for killing Yanira on June 3 outside of her home in Moonridge. In attendance and marching were Yanira's parents, brother, grandmother and uncle, and speakers at the rally included a group of religious leaders from a variety of faiths. Attorney Jonathan Melrod spoke on behalf of the Serran...
Posted: Tue Sep 9, 2014 2:49AM

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