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Video of Take Back Santa Cruz-supported Clean Team Harassing Homeless Forced Off Internet - by Robert Norse
A week ago, writer Jeremy Leonard posted a video with faces disguised of a member of the Clean Team threatening and harassing a homeless camper as he and others did one of their regular "clean-up's". The video was only up very briefly before it was taken down. A few days ago it reappeared as part of a long interview Leonard did with former Clean Team founder T.J. Magallanes. The interview--still up as of this writing--provoked dozens of comments, and reportedly numerous threats against Le...
Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 11:31PM
Worldwide Monsanto Protest - by CLB
MAY 25-Rally for Real Food!! MAY 25-Rally for Real Food!! MAY 25-Rally for Real Food!!
Posted: Tue May 14, 2013 8:22AM
Desal Advocacy and Conflict of Interest - Santa Cruz and Soquel Creek Water District - by Paul Gratz
Last week at the so-called special joint study session, the City of Santa Cruz and Soquel Creek Water District rolled out their advocacy campaign to build political and public acceptance for the desal EIR study and approval of the regional desal plant. All eyes are now on Santa Cruz , which should be considered the litmus test for the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary’s desal future. If the Santa Cruz “expandable” regional desal plant is approved, then desal industry leaders can easily pur...
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 10:02PM
Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself - by Steve Pleich
Sin Barras Asking the Right Questions
Posted: Sat May 11, 2013 1:12AM
Police having sex in a duty vehicle - by Anonymous
According to the prosecution, fife to ten sex acts was committed with one (i.e. one like single) woman during about eight months. Acts were commited in a duty car and at least part of these action were done during a routine working day. /1-3/
Posted: Fri May 10, 2013 3:48PM
Ministry discovery - "Salmons do not vote" - by Anonymous
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in Finland have found out the fact that salmons do not vote. Jarper Pääkkönen told he secretly taped the salmon concersation he had in The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Finland. "Several sourced warned, that they (in the ministry) can distort/twist stories...". Does one has to be either a police and a lawyer to succeed in Finland as The Wiesenthal Center know?
Posted: Tue May 7, 2013 9:49AM
Public Hysteria Task Force Has 1st Meeting Tonight 6 PM Tony Hill Room Civic Auditorium SC - by Robert Norse
The "Public Safety" Task Force, hand-picked by Mayor Hillary Bryant, has its first meeting tonight at 6 PM in the small Tony Hill sideroom at the Civic Auditorium on Church St. across from City Council chambers. According to staff person Scott Collins, the meeting will not be televised, though he intends to bring a small audio recorder. The room accommodates a much smaller number of people than the City Council chambers across the street or the main Civic auditorium assembly room in the sa...
Posted: Tue May 7, 2013 9:24AM
Santa Cruz Desal EIR Detached From Reality? - by Paul Gratz
On Tuesday, May 7 at 7 PM, the Santa Cruz City Council will hold a special study session about the Regional Seawater Desal Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) which is expected to be released next week.
Posted: Fri May 3, 2013 12:29PM
The Fall of Personal Privacy from Great Height - by Steve Pleich
Government Sponsored Invasion of Privacy
Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2013 11:13AM
Gabriel Jumped by Homeless Haters near Cabrillo College Wednesday - by Robert Norse
I received a phone call yesterday from a formerly homeless man, now a Cabrillo student named Gabriel. He gave the following report of being beaten Wednesday 4-24 near Cabrillo College as he headed for class. Subsequently he checked in with the Cabrillo Health Clinic, but was reluctant to contact the police, having heard from other formerly homeless people that police declined to investigate such incidents. He mentioned the case of a guy named Zack, whose picture was prominently posted on Face...
Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:50AM
Is Facebook Blocking Posts And Deleting Profiles Of Anti-GMO Activists? - by John Thielking
Author's Note: This information, including the articles on GMO corn, is preliminary information only. The report that the articles are based on has not been published so there is no way to verify it's authenticity. Still, Facebook appears to have deleted the account of Magistar Networks and is blocking the viewing of this article by at least one of my FB friends.
Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:18PM
Statement from The Revolutionary Tendency Regarding Sanctuary Camp and Ending Homelessness - by Steven Argue
Legalize the Right of the Poor to Sleep! For Human and Environmental Needs, Not Profit!
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 2:19PM
Fire and Don't Fall Back - by Steve Pleich
When the Debate Heats Up, We Should All Step Up
Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 2:11PM
"Revised" Needle Exchange - by Steve Pleich
New Model of Needle Exchange: More Questions Than Answers
Posted: Tue Apr 2, 2013 5:24PM
Building Bridges, Not Walls - by Steve Pleich
Where are Today's Bridge Builders??
Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:46AM
Risk and fear: liberty and protection - by Sylvia
Life is risky. Safety has a price. We lobby for what price we want to pay. ... Will you ask yourself what are you afraid of what liberty will you give up for protection? What does make you feel safe?
Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:07PM
Together Santa Cruz Divides - by Sylvia
The Declaration of a Safe Santa Cruz County scapegoats by putting on an equal level disability and crime “ ... public safety - including crime and [disability].” And there's a refusal so far to delete the prejudicial wording.
Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:51PM
Monsanto Protection Act Passes Congress - by John Thielking
Please call President Obama on Friday 3/22/13 to urge him to veto this bill.
Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:01PM
Sleeping Ban Back For All Santa Cruz Libraries: Decision Tonight in Aptos - by Robert Norse
The Library Joint Powers Authorities Board meets tonight (Monday March 4th) at the Aptos Public Library at 7695 Soquel Drive to give another tool to the Homeless Haters. Item 8F on the Agenda of the Library Joint Powers Authority Board is a deepening and darkening of the Patron Code of Conduct and Suspension Policy Update to reestablish a clear Sleeping Ban in all public libraries in Santa Cruz and the surrounding county.
Posted: Mon Mar 4, 2013 9:33AM
Let There Be Light! - by Steve Pleich
Public Safety 101
Posted: Sun Mar 3, 2013 10:07AM