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Free Radio Santa Cruz 101.3 FM Back to Full Power - Celebrates 19 years on the air! - by Uncle Dennis
After months of low and no power, FRSC 101.3 FM is Back to Full Power. We have been on the air for 19 years!
Posted: Fri Mar 7, 2014 7:48PM
'Objective' Sentinel Photographer Dan Coyro Calls Santa Cruz Eleven and Supporters 'Roaches' - by SC Sentinel Watchdog
Number two Santa Cruz Sentinel photographer Dan Coyro has called members and supporters of the Santa Cruz Eleven "roaches" and "street vermin" in recent comments he left on two different posts on a Santa Cruz City Council candidate's facebook page.
Posted: Fri Mar 7, 2014 7:27PM
Frack to the Future: Interview with Santa Cruz Indigenous Solidarity on Fracking - by FireWorks
As the the drought, global climate chaos, and the fallout of industrial capitalism continues to be felt throughout the world, the issue of fracking looms as a potential for mass struggle against resource extraction - especially within California. Across North America, many indigenous groups are already waging various battles over fracking and the removal of resources from their lands. Catching up with the group Santa Cruz Indigenous Solidarity (SCIS), we asked them their thoughts on the possi...
Posted: Fri Mar 7, 2014 6:04PM
March 5-6 UCSC Hahn Occupation Statement - by Autonomous Students
March 5-6 UCSC Hahn Occupation Statement
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 10:55AM
Students End Hahn Occupation - by Alex Darocy
Students at UC Santa Cruz left the Hahn student services building today after occupying it for nearly 18 hours. Approximately 30 students decided as a group to leave; all of them were undergraduates. Before exiting the building they cleaned the area they occupied and then sang songs of solidarity and protest. The occupation was in support of UC workers and in continued opposition to the appointment of Janet Napolitano as president of the University of California system.
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 10:36AM
UCSC Students Shut Down Registrar, Occupy Hahn Building (part 2, photos) - by Alex Darocy
On March 5, students at UC Santa Cruz rallied in support of UC workers and in continued opposition to the appointment of Janet Napolitano as president of the University of California system. After a short rally at Quarry Plaza, students eventually marched to the Hahn student services building, which they decided to occupy indefinitely.
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 3:25AM
UCSC Students Shut Down Registrar, Occupy Hahn Building - by Alex Darocy
Students at UC Santa Cruz marched to Hahn Student Services Building this afternoon and are currently occupying the Office of the Registrar, which was shut down shortly after students arrived. They are calling for the resignation of Janet Napolitano and for all UC worker demands to be met. [Top photo: Students arrived at the Hahn Building shortly after 3pm]
Posted: Wed Mar 5, 2014 7:33PM
UCSC Graduate Student Workers Receive Demands, Cancel Strike - by via UAW 2865
Graduate Student Workers at UC Santa Cruz announced on March 4 that, after two days of discussions, management has given in to all of their demands. The results: No more underpaid undergrad TAs, back pay ($6000 each) for all those who've already been in that position, serious reduction in TA workload for poorly planned Arts department classes, and a committee established to make recommendations for class-sizes with equal voices for labor and management.
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 7:39PM
Rally on Mission Safeway to Label GMOs! - by
Santa Cruz Safeway 2111 Mission St. Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Event Date:Fri Mar 7, 2014 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 7:14PM
As UC Continues Bad Faith Bargaining with Patient Care Workers, ULP Strike Vote Scheduled - by AFSCME 3299
Oakland: The University of California’s largest union, AFSCME 3299, has announced that its 13,000 Patient Care Technical Workers will vote on whether to authorize an Unfair Labor Practice Strike on March 12th and 13th.
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 1:19PM
Assistant D.A. Files Motion to Recuse Judge Burdick--Again - by Becky Johnson (posted by Norse)
Former Santa Cruz Eleven defendant and community activist Becky Johnson wrote this story about last weeks hearings in Judge Paul Burdick's court, further delaying the trial, settlement, or dismissal of the cases of the Final Four of the Santa Cruz Eleven. As homelessness & housing foreclosures increase, DA Bob Lee assails the activists who demonstrated against Wells Fargo Bank their banking practices that led to the housing crisis.
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 11:28AM
Busting Backpack Bigotry and Bad Laws Downtown - 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
Former Pacific Grove Police Commander Arrested for Making Threats of Violence - by Monterey County Police News
In what has been a busy week for holding police officers accountable in Monterey County, the District Attorney has announced that John Nyunt, a former police commander with the Pacific Grove Police Department, was arrested early Saturday morning, March 1 at his home in Monterey.
Posted: Mon Mar 3, 2014 6:18PM
Soledad Prison Psychiatrist Convicted of Grand Theft - by California Prison News
Last week in Monterey Superior Court, Dr. Pedro Eva of Soledad was convicted of grand theft and submitting false claims to the State of California. Dr. Eva and four other doctors were over billing the State of California for services rendered at Salinas Valley State Prison, which is located in Soledad.
Posted: Mon Mar 3, 2014 5:53PM
Assembly Member Alejo Statement on Allegations Against King City Police Officers - by Luis A. Alejo
(SACRAMENTO) — The following is a statement from Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) regarding the recent allegations brought forth against six King City police officers.
Posted: Sun Mar 2, 2014 11:49PM
Senator Monning Statement on King City Police Department Corruption Scandal - by Bill Monning
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) issued the following statement regarding the King City Police Department corruption scandal:
Posted: Sun Mar 2, 2014 11:46PM
Santa Cruz Eleven Trial Postponed Indefinitely - by Alex Darocy
According to the Santa Cruz Eleven website, the trial for the remaining four defendants has been postponed indefinitely as the prosecution has entered a new motion to disqualify Judge Burdick.
Posted: Sat Mar 1, 2014 1:29PM
Santa Cruz Doesn't Want Jail Money! - by Californians United for a Responsible Budget
On January 16th the Board of State and Community Corrections approved funding for a $24 million jail expansion project at Watsonville's Rountree Detention Center. The Sheriff's Department promises to provide educational and treatment programs in the new facility, but we know that jails are not effective learning environments. Sin Barras rallied with over 60 people at the downtown clocktower last month and now the decision is on the county Supervisors-- let's tell them we need to stop this now!
Posted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:08PM
Carmel Valley Association Endorses Moratorium on Fracking in Monterey County - by Carmel Valley Association
The Carmel Valley Association Board of Directors, at their meeting on February 20, approved a statement endorsing a moratorium on fracking in Monterey County.
Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 11:38PM
California ocean salmon season looks promising - by Dan Bacher
Marci Yaremko, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) representative on the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) answers a question about the upcoming salmon season as Dan Wolford, PFMC chair, listens at the CDFW meeting in Santa Rosa on February 26. Photo by Dan Bacher.
Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 2:33PM