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Richard Perkins: 1,000th Person Killed by Cops in the US This Year; OPD Mum on Video (video/mp4 16.5MB) - by Anti Police-Terror Project
Thirty-nine year-old Richard Perkins, father of two, was the 1,000th person killed by police in the United States this year according to the Guardians's The Counted Project.
Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 11:11PM
Police make one arrest at Freedom Sleepers protest #20, confiscate belongings (video/mp4 120.2MB) - by zh
Police arrest a sleeper at the 20th Freedom Sleepers protest in front of city hall and take his belongings. Video is included in this article.
Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:35PM
Climate March and Free Documentary Screening about Climate Change & Diet - by Cheryl
Santa Cruz Public Library, Downtown Branch 224 Church St. Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Event Date:Sun Dec 6, 2015 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 12:21PM
Letter to Berkeley: You Are Being Scammed by Your City Council. - by JP Massar
If the Berkeley City Council wanted to help the homeless they would be providing the money, a timetable and the plans to create the facilities they say they want to create. They didn't. They don't. They just want you to believe they are.
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 10:44AM
TBSC members caught lying again: The RV ordinance and "faking" locality - by TBSC Watcher
Up before the Santa Cruz City Council tonight is a proposed ordinance that would prohibit the overnight parking of RVs and Motor Homes on public streets within the city limits. The City Council has been pressured by members of the so-called public safety group Take Back Santa Cruz (TBSC), which has lobbied extensively for the ban and has called for stricter anti-RV measures. During the process, TBSC created an online petition form its members could use to send a form letter automatically to t...
Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2015 12:45PM
Freedom SleepOut #20: City Council Chatters While Folks Freeze - by Robert Norse
In front of City Hall and in the sidewalks around City Hall at 809 Center St. Freedom Sleepers will be on hand from midafternoon Tuesday to mid-morning Wednesday to deter or document new SCPD harassment tactics used to discourage homeless people from protesting the City's Sleeping Ban--and to establish the usual (sort of) Safe (from Citation) Sleep Zone.
Event Date:Tue Nov 24, 2015 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 12:02AM
Letter to Santa Cruz City Council in Support of RV Safe Parking Zones - by Homeless Persons Legal Assistance Project
Time for Council to Do the Right Thing
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 11:39PM
The Malonga Center windows: A tale about Oakland city priorities - by Lydia
Public records requests reveal that the city of Oakland prioritized the noise complaint of one individual over an entire decades-old arts community.
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 2:56PM
March from Beach Flats Community Garden to Santa Cruz City Hall (video/mp4 42.4MB) - by via Nopal Media
It has been very inspiring to see so many people putting so much energy and work into keeping the Beach Flats Community Garden alive in its entirety. We want to recognize and give a big thanks to all the gardeners, the Beach Flats community, and organizers who are moving forward with great spirit and continue to bring people together to support el jardín.
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:35PM
Nurses Hold Rally, Speak Out on Unsafe Patient Lift Practices at UC Medical Centers - by via California Nurses Association
Registered nurses will gather at UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay on Thursday to speak out about the UC Medical Center’s failure to provide RNs with legally mandated safe lifting practices, the California Nurses Association (CNA) announced today.
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 6:54PM
Revised: Embattled city backed receiver was replaced at Empyrean Towers - by Lynda Carson
It was on June 26, 2015, that Mark Adams was appointed by Judge George Hernandez to be the receiver for Empyrean Towers. Last week Mark Adams was replaced by Randy Sugarman, of Sugarman & Company, LLP., by Judge Roger L. Efremsky, as a Chapter 11 trustee for the property.
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 6:10PM
SC Freedom Sleepers Send Letter to Berkeley City Council Opposing Anti-Homeless Measure - by via Freedom Sleepers
Today the Freedom Sleepers, a group of unhoused and housed activists in Santa Cruz protesting local laws that criminalize sleep by holding community sleepouts at Santa Cruz City Hall, have sent a letter to City of Berkeley Mayor Bates, and Councilmembers L Maio, D Moore, J Arreguin, S Wengraf, L Capitelli and L Droste, opposing an anti-homeless measure on the November 17 Berkeley City Council agenda.
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 6:44PM
Fight Cold Hearts and Cold Weather: Freedom SleepOut #19 - by Robert Norse
Another all-nighter in front of City Hall on the sidewalks, the bricks, the grass, and in vehicles parked nearby from dusk Tuesday to morning Wednesday at 809 Center St.
Event Date:Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2015 2:54AM
Midtown Apartments Rent Strike Going Strong - by Michael Steinberg
On Saturday November 14, residents of the Midtown Park Apartments in San Francisco's Western Addition and their supporters gathered for a fundraiser and BBQ. The tenants have been on Rent Strike since June against their landlord, the City of San Francisco. which is trying to kick them out.
Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2015 3:35PM
Sleep In and Rally for the Homeless Stop Berkeley's Anti Homeless Laws - by orion
Old Berkeley City Hall MLK Jr Way &Alston Way berkeley ca 94703
Event Date:Mon Nov 16, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 11:42PM
The art of cinema from Berkeley to Hollywood - by Lynda Carson
Rob Nilsson can generally be found in front of the theater when his films are being screened. Often the actors appear at his films, and are available for a discussion about the film afterwards, with the audience.
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:47PM
Andy Lopez and Youth Empowerment - by Chris Wroth & Francisco Siaz
Santa Rosa youth, who marched in protest of the shooting of Andy Lopez, have returned to call for EMPOWERMENT as the theme of the new park being built in Santa Rosa in memory of Andy Lopez.
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 3:29PM
Alameda Renters Coalition Calls for Immediate Withdrawal of Eviction Notices - by Catherine Spaulding
Bayview Apartments 470 Central Ave Alameda, CA 94501
Event Date:Sat Nov 14, 2015 2:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 1:53PM
San Francisco Arson Investigation Unit in Disarray - by D. Boyer
Another building fire broke out in the Mission District in San Francisco on November 8, 2015. The fire was reported at 8a.m at the tire shop business Rolling Stock. One nearby residential building was also declared unsafe and uninhabitable. At least 20 people and a few pets have lost their homes as a result of that fire.
Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:55PM
Condo attack SF (video/mp4 11.1MB) - by anon
Windows smashed out of gentrifier condo on Mission Street in the City.
Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2015 1:58PM