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Conversation and Planning Meeting for a Warming Center Program - by Brent Adams
535 Spring St. Santa Cruz
Event Date:Sun Dec 15, 2013 3:00PM
Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 12:39PM
Community Should Get Behind Creation of Warming Stations - by Steve Pleich
A Modest Proposal
Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 12:08PM
Into the Cold: Evictions at the Albany Bulb - by Autonomous Anarchist
12.12.13 - A personal account of direct defense of people's homes on the Albany Bulb on December 10th. This action comes shortly after Bulb defenders built rock barricades to halt police from entering the Bulb, a squatter community and autonomous space known for its art and sculptures made out of the former landfill.
Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:37AM
Anthony Messer 1985-2013 - by Alex Darocy
Friends and family from coast to coast are mourning the loss of 28-year-old Anthony Messer, who died in Santa Cruz on the evening of December 2. Funeral services were held for him on Monday in Chipley, Florida. Anthony was well known in Santa Cruz as a veteran of the U.S. military, a political activist, a traveler, and a generally friendly person who exuded positivity. Anthony made a big splash in the Occupy movement after having first participated in Occupy Sacramento. After leaving Sacramen...
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:02PM
Become a CASA Advocate & Make a Difference in the Life of a Child - by Amalia
Thursday, December 12, 2013 5:30 p.m - 6:30 p.m Panera Bread 1706 Oakland Road San Jose, CA 95131 Saturday, December 14, 2013 Child Advocates Training Room 531 Valley Way, Building 2 Milpitas, CA 95035 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Please RSVP or feel free to drop by. Amalia 408-573-5611
Event Date:Thu Dec 12, 2013 5:30PM
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2013 10:21AM
Obamacare Disturbing Surprises - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:52PM
Come hear Keith McHenry of Food Not Bombs speak! - by Abbi Samuels
The Resource Center for Non-Violence 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, California 95060
Event Date:Thu Dec 12, 2013 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:42PM
City Council Retires to Winter Quarters Leaving Those Without Without - by Robert Norse
City Council unanimously passed the Public Assembly Constriction Law requiring permits for peaceful protests of more than 50, requiring street closure, security, and liability payments and requiring permit applications be made 5 days in advance. Kathy Agnon, the permit person pushing this law, also acknowledged to me that she'd had no complaints from police about either permitted or unpermitted protests. Micah Posner made a fine speech or two, then voted with the entire City Council to pass...
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:14PM
Single Payer and Universal Healthcare Forum - by Don Bechler
Global Exchange office 2017 Mission Street (near 16th St. BART station) San Francisco, CA 94110
Event Date:Mon Dec 9, 2013 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Dec 9, 2013 4:14PM
Albany Bulb Eviction Happening Now (Monday, December 9) - by Ryan Rising
The eviction of the Albany Bulb, an autonomous wild space where people have lived and created art for decades, is happening now in Albany CA. The entrance to the Bulb is at the end of Buchanan beyond the freeway headed towards the coastline. The time of this writing is 11:40 a.m. on Monday, December 9th, 2013. Two people's belongings have been thrown in dump trucks thus far behind the lines of Albany police.
Posted: Mon Dec 9, 2013 12:20PM
T.W.A.T. Action Report - by Technophobic Women's Action Team
the communique of a group of women committed to fighting gentrification and the surveillance state in Oakland, California.
Posted: Fri Dec 6, 2013 5:57PM
FOIA Lawsuit Filed Over Efforts to Limit Municipalities' Foreclosure Prevention Options - by ACLU of Northern California
San Francisco – The American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Popular Democracy today filed a lawsuit (see PDF) under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to compel the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to provide details about the agency's relationship with the financial industry and its efforts to block municipalities from using eminent domain to prevent foreclosures.
Posted: Fri Dec 6, 2013 12:03PM
Shaming Santa Cruz California For Its Negligent Treatment Of Its Homeless Citizens - by Razer Ray
Considering that local 'homeless activists' are the 'housed leading the homeless', and just CANNOT feel the rage...
Posted: Fri Dec 6, 2013 10:06AM
Full Text of Speech to City Council on 12-3 - by Robert Norse
Even though Mayor Bryant allowed three minutes per speaker (to her credit), I was unable to finish the speech I prepared, so I reprint it here since I've heard some favorable comment. Well, I'd actually be posting it even if I hadn't. Folks should be aware that if you want to make a presentation for a group, you should inform the Mayor (we'll see if Robinson tries to shut this down) a few days in advance, and you should be able to get 5 minutes. At least such was the practice in the past. ...
Posted: Thu Dec 5, 2013 12:03AM
Evict This! The Landscape, History and the Battle Against Evictions in West Oakland - by Advance the Struggle
Advance the Struggle hopes to write a longer, more researched piece on gentrification in the upcoming months but would first like to showcase some of the work organizers have been doing. Here is the East Bay Solidarity Network’s zine.
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2013 3:14PM
KoNo Office Gets Windows Smashed - by Anonymous
In the early hours of November 27, 2013, "Smash Kono" was spraypainted on the windows of the Kono Office at Telegraph and 27th. The other windows were then smashed with a hammer and the door was broken.
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2013 12:45PM
ABAG Executive Board Meeting - by
Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter, Auditorium 101 Eighth Street Oakland CA 94607
Event Date:Thu Dec 5, 2013 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2013 11:50AM
ABAG Regional Planning Cmte - by
Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter Auditorium 101 8th Street Oakland, CA 94607
Event Date:Wed Dec 4, 2013 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2013 10:44AM
ACLU Sues Bishops on Behalf of Pregnant Woman Denied Care at Catholic Hospital - by ACLU
NEW YORK and DETROIT— The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Michigan have filed a lawsuit on behalf of a pregnant woman who miscarried and was denied appropriate medical treatment because the only hospital in her county is required to abide by religious directives. The directives, written by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, prohibited that hospital from complying with the applicable standard of care in this case.
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2013 12:09AM
Healthcare.Gov Still Troubled - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2013 11:55PM