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image Peace Activists 'Banned for Life' from Bookshop Santa Cruz for Protesting Leon Panetta 120_panetta-protest-leon.jpg original image ( 700x467) - by Alex Darocy
On November 10, peace activists in Santa Cruz protested a book signing appearance by Leon Panetta, the one-time Secretary of Defense and CIA Director. Panetta is currently on a book tour promoting the release of "Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace." Bookshop Santa Cruz hosted the event, which was held in the sanctuary at Peace United Church of Christ, with a crowd of hundreds in attendance. Initially, the book store and the church both attempted, with what little means the...
Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 2:39AM
image Indybay Journalist Assaulted by Leon Panetta's Security at Bookshop Santa Cruz Event 120_panetta-security-agent.jpg original image ( 1482x1884) - by Alex Darocy
I was physically assaulted by a security agent who was working for former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta at a speaking and book-signing engagement in Santa Cruz on November 10. The agent intentionally and deliberately grabbed my camera and hit me with it in the face when I was attempting to take a photo of Panetta leaving the event. I was approximately one foot away from him when he struck me. Top photo: The agent who assaulted me. (Photos of the protest will be published ...
Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 6:29AM
image Indybay and Layer42 Win $87,000 From Attorney Dionne Choyce 120_indybay.jpg original image ( 162x115) - by Philip A. Janquart
U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar: "Plaintiff's copyright claim was, to put it bluntly, objectively baseless."
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 10:14AM
document EASTWEST #6: With a Feature on the Oakland Elections newa-6.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by EASTWEST
700 issues have been distributed prior to the election, including at the MacArthur and West Oakland BART stations at rush hour. More will be distributed this week. This issue is dedicated to the "little people."
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 12:37PM
video ¡BAY GUARDIAN PRESENTE! Pt. 2 -- (video/quicktime 46.3MB) - by Bill Carpenter
SF Bay Guardian rally at Powell and Market in San Francisco on October 22, 2014.
Posted: Wed Oct 29, 2014 7:25AM
video ¡BAY GUARDIAN PRESENTE! (video/quicktime 52.8MB) - by Bill Carpenter
SF Bay Guardian rally at Powell and Market in San Francisco on October 22, 2014.
Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2014 11:32AM
image KPFA Pacifica Flashpoints Slashed By Management With Collusion of CWA 9415 Union Officials 120_nora_barrow-kpfa-freidman__denis_kpfa_bernstein__miguel_molina_in_front_of_.jpg original image ( 2048x1536) - by repost
KPFA programmers Brian Edwards-Tiekert in collusion with management of KPFA and Pacifica ED Margy Wilkinson is seeking to destroy the activist news program Flashpoints by illegally laying off people without regard to seniority. They are doing this collusion with CWA 9415 union official Christine Huggins and pro-managment stewards at KPFA.
Posted: Thu Oct 9, 2014 9:49AM
image Walton Family Foundation gave $9.2 million to NGOs backing water bond 120_800_blocking_the_street.jpg original image ( 800x533) - by Dan Bacher
Zeke Grader, Executive Director of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, said, “It is highly troubling to see the impact that Walmart and a few big foundations are having on the conservation of our resources, as well as the protection of our artisanal and traditional fisheries including tribal fisheries.” Photo: Protesters block an intersection at an anti-Walmart protest in Roseville on November 29, 2013. Photo by Dan Bacher.
Posted: Wed Oct 8, 2014 6:43AM
text Free Radio Santa Cruz Announces August Activist of the Month - by FRSC Collective
FRSC awards another free month of shows.
Posted: Wed Oct 1, 2014 2:55PM
image UK Film-makers Ken Loach & Paul Laverty Statement Of Solidarity With Zim Picket In Oakland 120_loach_ken_with_paul_laverty.jpg original image ( 325x227) - by Ken Loach, Paul Laverty
UK film-makers Ken Loach and Paul Laverty have sent greetings to the community and labor activists who are picketing the Zim ships in Oakland. They have just returned from a tribunal on war crimes by Israel and Ken Loach has also protested the bias by the BBC in covering the war on the Palestinians.
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 3:22PM
audio Mideast Migraines - Free Radio local issues (audio/mpeg 138.5MB) - by Ren Tawil
Brief discussion about Free Radio Santa Cruz's issues, centering on re-establishment of on-air broadcasting, increasing our collective of radio programmers, and donations; the UN's Alliance of Civilizations; the case of Rasmea Odeh; Israel's New Gold Rush in California; music by Stuart Davis. Length: 2:01:00/ Date Recorded: 2014-09-01/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (142MB), Mono
Posted: Sat Sep 20, 2014 10:17AM
document BART Police Deputy Chief Faces Trial for Retaliation Against Indybay Reporter morse_press_release_-_091714.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Dave Id
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2014
Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:11AM
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 Free Radio Santa Cruz Awards Activist of the Month for July 2014 - by Free Radio Collective
FRSC awards the Colbys a free show for a month as July Activists of the Month for CopWatch video on racial profiling in Santa Cruz.
Posted: Fri Sep 5, 2014 4:44PM
image Help Free Radical Radio Get New Equipment! 120_newfrr.jpg original image ( 476x586) - by Free Radical Radio
Free Radical Radio is an anti-civilization anarchist podcast and radio show. Every week for almost two hours, broadcasting as part of the Berkeley Liberation Radio (BLR) Collective in West Oakland, Free Radical Radio has brought thousands of listeners thoroughgoing anti-civilization analysis and direct action news.
Posted: Mon Sep 1, 2014 1:50AM
image Ex-Santa Cruz Patch Editor Now Selling Mace to Senior Citizens 120_brad-kava_cabrillo_college_cane_o_mite.jpg original image ( 400x265) - by Ted Smith
Former Santa Cruz Patch editor Brad Kava, who is still a journalism teacher at Cabrillo College, is now selling a device he invented that offers senior citizens the ability to secure a pepper spray can to their canes. He has named it: "Cane-O-Mite". It is essentially a holster for mace, and the Indiegogo campaign and Youtube video produced to market it feel like Kava is preying on the fears of the elderly. He is even citing an increase in news reporting on crime as a justification in his sale...
Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 4:12PM
image 8/16/14 KPFA Pacifica to Cover Labor Community Picket At Port Of Oakland Against Zim Line 120_zim_port_of_oakland_zim_picketjune_2010.jpg original image ( 2048x1536) - by KPFA
KPFA will be covering the labor community picket of the Zim Line ship Savannah which will be arriving at birth 57 at SAA on Saturday August 16, 2014. The event will also be streamed on the KPFA channel.
Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:09PM
text RESISTOR: a zine for those holding on for dear life to San Francisco! first issue - by Aladdin Rags
I am launching a new zine (see full title below) & accepting submissions, electronically or manually. Send text submissions only please to sfresistor@riseup.net. For larger submissions such as image files, please query first as my inbox capacity is limited.
Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 1:17PM
text Word Processor: A review of the Bay Area's 'Processed World' in 'The Baffler' - by Office temp
Processed World was an ostensibly subversive magazine aimed at office workers and others who worked in SF's Financial District in the 1980's.
Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:23AM
text Free Snapshot Contest Educates Public About California’s Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtles - by Joanna Nasar
To raise awareness about these sea turtles, Turtle Island Restoration Network and the California Coastal Conservancy are sponsoring the California Sea Turtle Hero Photo Contest this summer with fabulous prizes.
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 2:44PM

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