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calendar Raise a Pint for Warming Center Program 120_warming_thank_you_thursday_full.jpg original image ( 2550x3300) - by Brent Adams
Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing 402 Ingalls St. Santa Cruz (westside)
Event Date:Thu Feb 5, 2015 11:30AM
Posted: Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:17AM
image Vacant Homes in San Francisco, An Anti-Eviction Mapping Project Visualization 120_vacant.jpg original image ( 379x358) - by Anti-Eviction Mapping Project
The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project has documented the latest American Community Study (ACS) data visualizing the staggering number of homes that are unoccupied on a consistent basis in San Francisco, CA: http://www.antievictionmappingproject.net/vacant.html. Each dot represents 10 homes, arranged by census tract.
Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:35PM
document Groups Sue to Stop Daily Train Deliveries of Toxic Crude Oil to Bakersfield Terminal bct_petition_.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Center for Biological Diversity
TAFT, Calif.— Community and environmental groups filed suit today (see PDF) over the expansion — orchestrated mostly in secret — of a crude oil operation in Kern County that could lead to a 1,000 percent increase in the amount of crude imported by rail into California each year.
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:06PM
video Fire Displaces Mission District Residents (video/mp4 140.1MB) - by D. Boyer
Fire Displaces Mission District Residents A four alarm fire at 22nd and Mission streets in San Francisco displaces over 50 residents, and claims one life. 20 businesses were also affected by this fire. The Red Cross and San Francisco Human Services are helping the displaced tenants. Video includes my approach, and bits from the scene and finally the press conference held on Mission Street on the morning of January 29th.
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 3:56PM
text The poor economy leaves one in five children needing food stamps - by Lynda Carson
During 2013 the average monthly food stamp benefit for one individual in California was $151.44. Additional records reveal that during 2011, in California’s 13th Congressional District, Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s district, 11,899 households received food stamps, including 16% of households with one or more people 60 years or older, and 76.8% of households with children under 18. Around 46.6% of the households income was below the poverty level, with the median income around $27,441.
Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:33PM
image A Year in the Streets: Resistance in the Bay in 2014 120_800_oakland_police_bear_mace_august_15_2014.jpg original image ( 800x790) - by FireWorks
From the blockading of Google buses to the blockading of major freeways. From riots against white supremacy and police in Oakland to anti-tech and gentrification brawls in San Francisco, 2014 was an explosive year. Battles erupted in a variety of places and around various issues. Against surveillance, against the eviction of squats and homeless camps, against Israeli attacks on Gaza at the Port of Oakland, and in workplaces and neighborhoods across the region. While the bay changed for the wo...
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 2:36PM
document EASTWEST #8: An Anarchist Newspaper newa-8.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by EASTWEST
Bay area anarchist publication dealing with community and social struggles in our area. This issue touches on the continued rebellion against the police that we began to cover in the last issue.
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 1:04PM
image Hundreds March for Freedom at Cages Kill Rally in Santa Cruz 120_incarcerated-lives-matter_1-24-15.jpg original image ( 800x600) - by Bradley Allen
At least 6 people have died in the Santa Cruz County Jail since August 2012 while in the hands of the Sheriff’s Department and California Forensics Medical Group (CFMG).
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 7:40PM
text Fluoridation’s 70th anniversary – Nothing to Celebrate - by Fluoride Action Network
The US has added fluoride chemicals into the public's water supply for 7 decades in a failed effort to reduce tooth decay. Result: Tooth Decay Epidemic. It's time to stop this public health blunder which is endangering our health and wasting our tax dollars
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 5:33PM
document UC Strike Called for January 27th strike-public-flyer-v2.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by via UAPD
The Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) has given the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) notice that doctors employed by its student health centers will hold a one-day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike on Tuesday, January 27th, starting at 7:30 am.
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:55PM
text Neighbors Break Ground on Santa Cruz’s First Community Orchard - by via Santa Cruz Fruit Tree Project
The first public orchard in the city of Santa Cruz, Riverside Community Orchard, has been approved at Riverside Gardens Park in the Lower Ocean neighborhood. Fruit trees will be planted on February 8th, 2015 in an atmosphere of community celebration. Future harvests – apples, pears, citrus, and more – will be freely available to community gardeners, neighbors, and the general public.
Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 9:54PM
image Merced Homeless Threatened 120_pan_of_camp.jpg original image ( 5317x1608) - by Mike Rhodes
Caltrans says this homeless encampment is on public (State of California) land. If these homeless people can't live here (on the people's land), where can they live?
Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 4:37PM
text The Correlation Of Sexual Function To Diet - by SNS
Optimum sexual functioning occurs with vegan or fruitarian diet
Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:04AM
calendar Cannabis Advocates Alliance meeting 120_us_policy_medical_marijuana.jpg original image ( 3318x2177) - by
Louden Nelson Center 301 Center Street Santa Cruz
Event Date:Wed Jan 28, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 8:50PM
text Homeless Persons Legal Assistance Project Files Suit Challenging "Stay Away" Ordinance - by Steve Pleich
Complaint Seeks to Enjoin Enforcement
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 4:00PM
audio RIDE New Orleans hosts Voices for Transportation Choices event (audio/mpeg 10.2MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Voices for Transportation Choices will be held on Saturday January 24, 2015.
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 7:47AM
text Section 8 wait list opening in Alameda on Jan. 29 - by Lynda Carson
Low-income households with Section 8 vouchers may use them in the private rental market to rent their housing if they can convince a landlord to accept them. During the first year in the program the tenant may not have to pay more than 30% of their income for their monthly rent, and the housing authority pays the remainder to the landlord.
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 6:26PM
document Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools, Homes 2015-1-22-cdfa_peir_petition.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— Eleven groups and the city of Berkeley sued the California Department of Food and Agriculture today (see PDF) over the agency’s approval of a statewide “pest management” plan that allows pesticide spraying on schools, organic farms and residential yards, including aerial spraying over homes in rural areas. California approved the program despite tens of thousands of public comment letters calling for a less toxic approach that would protect the vitality and resilience o...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 4:32PM
image Cages Kill! — Freedom Rally & March in Santa Cruz 120_cages-kill-freedom-rally-santa-cruz.jpg original image ( 550x300) - by Sin Barras
Speakers will share personal stories that shed light on the violence of the prison system and strategies for building alternative forms of justice, including Fox Sloan, mother of Amanda Fox Sloan, who died in the jail July of 2013. “Once our loved ones are incarcerated, we are shoved out of the picture, and our concern and care becomes irrelevant and annoying to those operating the jail,” said Sloan.
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 3:17PM
calendar Walk to Stop the Silence 120_walk-to-stop-the-silence-2014.jpg original image ( 960x738) - by
Watsonville Plaza is located on Main Street in Watsonville.
Event Date:Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:49PM

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