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Vigil in Solidarity with Disappeared Students in Mexico - by Nadine Brennan
Clock Tower Santa Cruz
Event Date:Fri Oct 24, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:17PM
Time to Step Up and Fight City Hall on “Stay Away” Ordinance - by Steve Pleich
Legal Action the First and Best Option
Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2014 11:15AM
Santa Cruz Police attempt to discredit Leonie Sherman by labeling her an anarchist - by @ll Me@ns Necess@ry
Santa Cruz Police Department Deputy Chief Steve Clark labeled Santa Cruz City Council candidate Leonie Sherman an "anarchist" on the evening news due to the fact that she hung a banner at the WTO protest in Seattle 15 years ago.
Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 9:14PM
October 22nd "Say No to Police Abuse" Day Protest Against Racial and Homeless Profiling - by Robert Norse
Cop Corner at Laurel and Center Streets across from Louden Nelson Center, Santa Cruz
Event Date:Wed Oct 22, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:25PM
Summary Killings During the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine - by Amnesty International
An Amnesty International investigation into allegations of execution-style and other deliberate killings by pro-Russian separatists and pro-Kyiv forces has found evidence of isolated incidents attributable to both sides, but not on the scale reported by Russian media and authorities.
Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 7:11PM
Witnesses Report Excessive Use of Force by SCPD during Arrest near Court House - by Alex Darocy
Witnesses to the recent tasing and arrest of a man in Santa Cruz describe the incident differently from the account communicated by police through the reporting of the Santa Cruz Sentinel. Individuals on the scene report excessive force was used when officers with the SCPD arrested Oliver Howard near the Court House on Water Street on the afternoon of October 13. They say officers struck Howard with a baton, tased his bare body, piled on top of him, wrenched and twisted his limbs, and grinded...
Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 5:48PM
Mideast Migraines - DtSO - ending "What Price Israel" (audio/mpeg 135.1MB) - by Ren Tawil
Completion of "They Dare to Speak Out" by Paul Findley, chapter 12, "What Price Israel?"; Arabic music. Length: 1:58:02/ Date Recorded: 2014-10-11/ Location Recorded: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (138MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 5:45PM
World Trade Organization Attacks Commonsense Country of Origin Labels - by Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C.—Today, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that mandatory country of origin labels (COOL) rules for meat and poultry that went into effect in 2013 still ran afoul of the global trade rules. The WTO’s compliance panel decided that the goal of country of origin labels was not trade illegal, but it narrowly found that the implementation of the COOL rules discouraged livestock imports from Canada and Mexico.
Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 4:46PM
Lawsuit to Protect Pinto Abalone From Ocean Acidification, Climate Change and Poaching - by Center for Biological Diversity
ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Conservation groups notified the National Marine Fisheries Service today of their intent to sue the agency for delaying Endangered Species Act protection for the pinto abalone, an approximately six-inch snail with an iridescent inner shell that was once common in rocky, intertidal coasts from Alaska to Baja California.
Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 4:27PM
Greg King: The Fight to Save California's Last Wild River - by Stephen McCabe
UC Santa Cruz Arboretum High St. west of Western Drive Santa Cruz, CA 95064 831-427-2998 http://arboretum.ucsc.edu
Event Date:Sun Nov 9, 2014 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:11AM
Pleich Allows Cyberstalking and Bullying in his FB group Citizens for a Better Santa Cruz - by Pat Colby
Steve Pleich allows cyberstalking and bullying on FB Citizen for a Better Santa Cruz. He lets members of his group slander and character assassinated fellow local activists-advocates. He has allowed my brother John and I to be stalked even though we left his group and asked him to stop allowing anyone to post anything about or use our names in any posts. We are not the only fellow activists-advocates he has allowed this to happen to: i.e. he allowed TBSC's Jim Spring to cyberbully a much re...
Posted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 10:50PM
Petition and Flyers Opposing the Anti-Homeless Stay Away Orders Ordinance - by Robert Norse
Please circulate and copy the petitions and flyers. Or create your own.
Posted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 8:50PM
Accessory Dwelling Unit Restrictions Just Latest Example of Government Overreaching - by Steve Pleich
Rental Inspection Program Must Be Repealed
Posted: Sat Oct 18, 2014 11:17PM
Mideast Migraines - DtSO, What Price Israel (audio/mpeg 131.3MB) - by Ren Tawil
Continued reading of "They Dare to Speak Out", chapter 12 What Price Israel; music. Length: 1:54:42/ Date Recorded: 2014-10-04/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (134MB), Mono
Posted: Sat Oct 18, 2014 11:02AM
Reframing Anti-Semitism - (short) Book Reading on Free Radio Santa Cruz - by Ren Tawil
Free Radio Santa Cruz, www.freakradio.org , free streaming through the website’s instructs (currently NO transmitted signal on the airwaves -- our transmitter is still down).
Event Date:Sat Oct 18, 2014 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2014 7:53PM
Environmental Groups Respond to Gov. Brown’s Fracking Regulations - by Californians Against Fracking
Final draft regulations rife with industry loopholes and weak protections leave Californians vulnerable
Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:26PM
New Tool to Talk to Santa Cruz City Council - by Speak Up, SC!
SANTA CRUZ (September 23, 2014) – The City of Santa Cruz is offering a new way to communicate with elected officials relating to specific items on the City Council meeting agenda.
Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:20PM
High Numbers of Sea Turtles, Whales and Seabirds Die in Hawaii Tuna Longline Fishery - by Todd Steiner
An estimated eight sea turtles, including four critically endangered Leatherback sea turtles were killed, and eight false killer whales were injured in the last three months by the Hawaii tuna longline fishery, according to the National Marines Fisheries Service newest report.
Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 10:49AM
Oct. 15th is Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtle Conservation Day - by Joanna Nasar
Turtle Island Restoration Network Calls for Action to Safeguard California Sea Turtles from the Driftnet Fishery off California's Shores
Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:05PM
Global Movement to Ban Fracking Urges Ban Ki-moon to Reject Controversial Process - by Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C. –Just two weeks after the largest climate march in history, over 250 groups from nearly 40 countries urged United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, to reject fracking as a part of the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative in a letter sent to him today (see PDF). This came on the eve of the Global Frackdown, a Food & Water Watch initiated international day of action to ban fracking on October 11th that will feature hundreds of actions on six continents, demonstrating b...
Posted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 10:25PM