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calendar Felony Arrests at Bulb court support for K C and friend needed - by orion
Dept 112 Wiley Manuel Court House 661 Washington Oakland Ca.
Event Date:Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2014 1:02PM
image Corrected Billboard Defends Transparency at Guantanamo Bay 120_cdc_billboard_correction.jpg original image ( 600x400) - by California Department of Corrections
The California Department of Corrections (CDC) has unveiled a new billboard campaign to assist the U.S. Navy with transparency at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.
Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 6:46PM
calendar Scarf Lady Kate's Hearing Postponed - by Robert Norse
701 Ocean St. Courtroom 1
Event Date:Tue Mar 25, 2014 8:30AM
Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2014 9:13PM
text New Music Video Tells Story of Silicon Valley's Growing Inequality Issues - by Silicon Valley De-Bug
"Gold Out West," is by hip hop artist and community organizer Andrew Bigelow (artist name: Society). The 23-year-old Bigelow was inspired to write the song after marching 30 miles with dozens of fixed income Silicon Valley residents from East San Jose to the campuses of Google and Apple in a march called "Heal the Valley" in the winter of 2013. Bigelow says, "I believe in the power of music to bring these very real issues to light, put them on blast, and make the conversation bigger."
Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2014 2:47PM
calendar Why we love the Bulb video taping of testimonies for the Bulb pot luck music party (audio/mpeg 1.1MB) - by orion
1 buchanan st Albany ca by the bench's that veiw the gold gate bridge
Event Date:Sat Mar 22, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:51PM
text HUFF Weekly "Save Streetside Vitality" Protests Likely to Continue - by Robert Norse
For the last month, HUFF has held regular protests outside the Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Company initially focusing on "Backpack Bigotry"--the policy of that cafe, Peet's, Lulu Carpenters, and Starbucks to "ban all backpacks", but actually selectively admit the "less homeless-looking" folks. The protests are now encouraging musicians, artists, chessplayers, chatters, and the community generally to return and treat the sidewalks as the community property that it is. Laws criminalizing sitti...
Posted: Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:58PM
image ‘The Ghosts of March 21’: an interview wit’ filmmaker Sam Stoker 120_ghostsofmarch21_03-20-14_lapena.jpg original image ( 428x554) - by M.O.I. JR Valrey, SF BayView
March 21, 2014, marks the fifth anniversary of the police murder of Lovelle Mixon, who was killed after he murdered four Oakland police officers and wounded a fifth, around 73rd and MacArthur Boulevard in East Oakland. The murder of Mixon and the cops further polarized the city, that two months prior had been rocked with rebellions related to the police murder of Oscar Grant that cost the establishment in downtown millions of dollars.
Posted: Tue Mar 18, 2014 10:41AM
image Pi(e) Day Pajama Ride! SC Bike Party 120_img_6866.jpg original image ( 4000x3000) - by Melissa Ott
We gathered for pie at the Bike Church and then rode off into the sunset together on Friday, March 14--pi day! Santa Cruz Bike Party happens every second Friday, usually around 7 PM.
Posted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:11PM
calendar Be a "Bulb Lover " write and collect testimonies of love for the Albany bulb - by orion
1 buchanan st Albany ca at the picnic benchs front entrance
Event Date:Sun Mar 16, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 3:28PM
text 2013: A Nasty Year Heavy With New Anti-Homeless Laws - by Robert Norse
Some years back, I collected and condensed a bunch of the Santa Cruz conduct ordinances which especially impacted homeless people, street people, performers, and political activists. The last version can be found at https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2010/08/29/18657087.php under the heading "Deadly Downtown Ordinances - Updated". That version got some updating in the comments that follow this older posting, but some enterprising person has to make suitable modifications & additions given t...
Posted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:14PM
image Corrected Billboard Applauds Corporate Tax Loopholes 120_cdc_billboard_correction.jpg original image ( 600x400) - by California Department of Corrections
The California Department of Corrections (CDC) has unveiled a new billboard campaign to applaud American corporations for their consistent profits despite the burden of federal income tax.
Posted: Sun Mar 9, 2014 4:13PM
calendar Busting Backpack Bigotry and Bad Laws Downtown flyer_3-3.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Robert Norse
In front of the Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Company on Pacific Avenue at 1330 Pacific Avenue
Event Date:Wed Mar 5, 2014 1:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 3, 2014 11:04PM
image Award Winners Announced for 11th annual San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival 120_sunnydale_kids.jpg original image ( 800x449) - by Kati Schmidt
The San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival is pleased to announce the 10 award winners of its upcoming cinemaquatic celebration, taking place March 5-9, 2014 at the Bay Theater on PIER 39. Winners of the 11th annual San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival are: Adventure Award: Defeating Oceans Seven; Animation Award: Losing Nemo Coastal Culture Award: Haenyeo: Women of the Sea; Conservation Award: Extinction Soup; Director’s Award: Ain’t No Fish; Environment Award: Sa...
Posted: Mon Mar 3, 2014 1:29PM
image Higher Ground: A Gospel Musical 120_higher_ground_rehearsal_all_2.16.14_lowres_for_web__67_of_77_.jpg original image ( 1200x800) - by Kevin A. Roberts
Higher Ground is a gospel musical written and directed by Jessica Anderson, a senior at Stanford from Chicago, IL. The play is a story about the civil rights movement and the way it inspired America and the world. http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/february/gospel-history-musical-022714.html
Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 2:05PM
image Save it! Don't pave it!! Support Option 3 to restore and protect Fresno's heArt 120_fulton.jpg original image ( 556x313) - by chuck mcnally
Join us in sending a message to the Fresno City Council from the community - Save it! Don't pave it!! Support Option 3!!!
Posted: Tue Feb 25, 2014 5:38PM
calendar I Love The Great Morgani!: Santa Cruz City Council Meeting 120_the-great-morgani.jpg original image ( 1054x1373) - by
Santa Cruz City Hall 809 Center Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Event Date:Tue Feb 25, 2014 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:24PM
image Love Gutter played on Pac. Ave. 6 years until a $450 ticket 120_love_gutter_medly_.jpg original image ( 3300x2550) - by Brxnt Adxms
Love Gutter was a favorite downtown act for many years, until they were driven out.
Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 12:54AM
text A Civil Libertarian Looks at Street Performers and the First Amendment - by Steve Pleich
The Sounds of Silence
Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 10:25AM
text Successful Protest Against Backpack Bigotry Restores Street Scene for Two Hours - by Robert Norse
Cafe HUFF's sidewalk stop-and-slp station fielded mini-cups of free coffee to musicians, activists, sign-totters, tourists, and students outside the Coffee Roasting Company. The focus was a protest on anti-homeless Backpack Bans infecting the Roaster, Peets, Starbucks, Lulu Carpenters and other businesses downtown. We encouraged Roaster patrons to question the policy and encourage the management to restore fairer treatment. Even the six cops assigned to surveille the decaf demo were invited...
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2014 2:13PM
image The Great Morgani, aka Frank Lima, Gets Squeezed Out of Downtown Santa Cruz 120_the-great-morgani_october-2013.jpg original image ( 640x640) - by Bradley Allen
On Tuesday, February 18, The Great Morgani announced he will no longer be performing in downtown Santa Cruz "due to the recent strict enforcement of current ordinances" passed by the Santa Cruz City Council. The Great Morgani, aka Frank Lima, is a longtime street performer and performance artist from Santa Cruz, recognized as one of city's most interesting characters. He plays the accordion and dresses in homemade, seasonally relevant costumes which sometimes take up to 100 hours of work. ...
Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2014 10:33PM

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