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MAYDAY Autonomous/Anarchist People of Color Contingent - by c
Ceasar Chavez Library inside Fruitvale Plaza (Fruitvale BART)
Event Date:Wed May 1, 2013 3:00PM
Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 2:12PM
Four Twenty 2013 in Porter Meadow at UC Santa Cruz - by Bradley Allen
On Saturday, April 20, 2013, thousands of people participated in the annual 420 pilgrimage to Porter Meadow at UC Santa Cruz. Once again, the counterculture cannabis celebration brought people of diverse backgrounds together for an afternoon under the hot sun.
Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:47AM
Taking Down Telegraph Ave's Last Hippie - by Dan McMullan
Persecution of Berkeley Street Vendor continues
Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 2:22PM
Telegraph Bob Iconic Berkeley Vendor in court again - by Dan Gerous
Cookie Caper in Court Again
Posted: Wed Apr 3, 2013 3:53AM
Taking Down Telegraph Ave's Last Hippie - by Dan Gerous
A hemp cookie turns into a malicious prosecution for long time counter-culture tourist attraction Bob Meister.
Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:07PM
The End of an Era - by Steve Pleich
Reflections on the eviseration of local needle exchange
Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2013 7:24PM
Drug War Dummies to Mob Cowardly City Council; Nervous Opponents Present Petition - by Robert Norse
Santa Cruz City Hall City Council Chambers 809 Center St Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Event Date:Tue Feb 12, 2013 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2013 2:45PM
Berkeley Police Not Honoring Medicinal Marijuana Law (video/x-ms-wmv 5.2MB) - by Oaks4Peace
Small portion of a video regarding Berkeley police refusing to recognize medical marijuana patient's rights. Leading officers in this video are Cole and Katz.
Posted: Tue Feb 5, 2013 3:31PM
Drug Dealers Admit Berkeley PD Have Asked Them To Assault Cop-watchers - by Berkeley-Leaks
"The cops said they would make things hard for us, if we didn't get you to leave." - Anon drug dealer, revealing deal with police Today on Feb 3rd (2013) Drug dealers in People's Park have admitted today that Berkeley Police has recently asked them to assault local cop-watchers in retaliation against a complaint being heard by the Berkeley Police Review Commission which involves local police reform and Occupy activists. The dealers explained that the police have made a deal that BPD would...
Posted: Sun Feb 3, 2013 2:52PM
CalPotNews gears up for the tough road ahead - by Bud
CalPotNews will be rebranded and relaunched
Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2012 7:37PM
First Harvest of 2012 for Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM) - by Bradley Stuart Allen
On September 9th, a single plant in the Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM) garden, the first of 2012, was harvested and trimmed. WAMM, established in 1993 and based in Santa Cruz, is well-known and widely-respected for being the first medical marijuana collective in the United States. WAMM founders Valerie Leveroni Corral and Michael Corral helped to craft California's Proposition 215, also known as the Compassionate Use Act of 1996, concerning the use of medical cannabis.
Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2012 12:48AM
The Anniversary of the WAMM Raid - by Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana
10 years ago at the break of dawn, awakened by the stomp of heavy booted agents, WAMM was raided by 30 DEA agents. Mike and I were taken into custody; chainsaw wielding agents cut the entire garden down, WAMM members blocked the gate, locking agents behind, and WAMM members and supporters bargaining for our release. What followed changed the course of medical marijuana, circumventing the government’s strategy to eliminate patient service organizations, legal under California state law. Sant...
Posted: Wed Sep 5, 2012 10:30PM
Legal “Dream Team” to Represent Medical Marijuana Activist on Federal Assault Charge - by Support Jose Gutierrez!
Oakland, CA – Medical marijuana activist Jose Gutierrez was brutally arrested in April as the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) raided Blue Sky, one of Oakland’s four permitted dispensaries. Mr. Gutierrez, who is facing federal assault charges, is appearing in court on August 1st at 2:30pm for the first time after retaining J. Tony Serra to lead his defense team, which also includes E.D. Lerman and Omar Figueroa.
Posted: Thu Aug 2, 2012 10:38AM
Obama protest, Cannabis Initiative march Part Two - by Darin Bauer
The save Harborside cannabis march was followed by an Occupy Oakland march.
Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 12:49PM
Obama protest, Cannabis Initiative march Part One - by Darin Bauer
The save Harborside cannabis march was followed by an impromptu Occupy Oakland event.
Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:45AM
U.S. Attorney & DEA Threaten Harborside Health Center Landlords - by Medical Marijuana
July 12, 2012 – Oakland, California – The federal attack on safe access for medical cannabis patients continues. Yesterday morning, taped to the front doors of the nation’s model medical cannabis dispensary, Harborside Health Center in Oakland and San Jose, was an official ‘Complaint for Forfeiture of Property.’ The complaint is signed by U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, Assistant U.S. Attorney Arvan Perteet, and DEA Agent David White, filed on July 6, 2012, in the District Court San Fra...
Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:50AM
Reefer Madness Goes Felony - by Robert Norse
Isaac ("Lyrical I") Collins faces felony "possession of marijuana with intent to sell" charges. The War on Drugs and boldness of Drug War cops has increased significantly. For the first time that I remember at the 4-20 rally in the Great Meadow last month, an activist was arrested on felony charges for doing what others around him were doing, celebrating and sharing the joy (not to mention standing up to the absurdity of the laws). There are also racial. class, and political dimensions ...
Posted: Sat May 5, 2012 8:54AM
Medical Marijuana Patients Petition Pelosi - by Shona Gochenaur
Medical marijuana patients present Nancy Pelosi a petition with signatures from thousands of San Francisco voters asking the representative to help end the federal governments assault on medical cannabis clubs on Wednesday, May 2nd at 12noon in front of the Federal Building, 450 Golden Gate Avenue.
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:25PM
ACLU California Conference & Lobby Day 2012, 4/15/12: audio & PDFs - by Dave Id
The ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Southern California, and ACLU of San Diego came together as the "ACLU of California" for Conference & Lobby Day 2012 in Sacramento on April 15th and 16th. In various meeting rooms throughout the Holiday Inn at Sacramento Capitol Plaza, the ACLU held workshops on topics ranging from reforming the criminal justice system to removing barriers on reproductive health, from ending the death penalty to educational equity, from immigrant rights in the U.S. ...
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:27AM
420 2012 in Porter Meadow at UC Santa Cruz - by Bradley Stuart
On Friday, April 20th, thousands of people descended upon Porter Meadow at UC Santa Cruz for Four Twenty (420), a counterculture holiday observed in cities throughout the world, where people gather to celebrate and consume cannabis. Cannabis is recognized as medicine by the state of California, 17 other states in the USA, Washington DC, and a growing number of people and governments all over the world. Cannabis is typically ingested through smoke or foods made with cannabis-infused cooking ...
Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 1:41PM