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City directed police shutdown of artists and PUBLIC ALERT on Pacific Ave in Santa Cruz, CA

by The Jones/Skelton Report
15 minute video of the City directed police shutdown of artists and protesters Alex Skelton and Joff Jones on Pacific Ave in Santa Cruz, CA. on July 6, 2016.
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The peaceful gathering and protest of new and highly controversial Santa Cruz municipal ordinance 2016-07 by artists Alex Skelton and Joff Jones, after extensive presence on the avenue since early May 2016, was finally cited as violating the restrictions of this ordinance, and the peaceful protest of this ordinance and the requirements demanded by it and it's enforcement led to the arrest of Jones and Skelton. Ordinance available at http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/home/showdocument?id=52372
§Photos from the ALERT 1
by The Jones/Skelton Report
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We were found "NOT GUILTY" for our activity "outside a 'display device' zone" leading to our arrest this day.
§Photos from the ALERT 2
by The Jones/Skelton Report
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We were set up in protest outside the "boxes" or "zones" during this protest. No enforcement for this look.
§Photos from the ALERT 3
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We were set up in protest outside the "boxes" or "zones" during this protest. No enforcement for this look.
§Photos from the ALERT 4
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After 8 months of non enforcement related to the "boxes" or "zones", enforcement begins anew. The District Attorney "declined to pursue charges" for this days activity.
§Photos from the ALERT 5
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We returned to report on a story we felt was being overlooked by the local media. We also set up a protest outside of the "zones" or "boxes" again. No enforcement for this look, either.
§Photos from the ALERT 6
by The Jones/Skelton Report
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We returned to report on a story we felt was being overlooked by the local media. We also set up a protest outside of the "zones" or "boxes" again. No enforcement for this look, either.
§Photos from the ALERT 7
by The Jones/Skelton Report
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11 police for art? The District Attorney "declined to pursue charges" for this days activity, as well.
§Photos from the ALERT 8
by The Jones/Skelton Report
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Birth of the PUBLIC ALERT. No enforcement for this look (then).
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by The Jones/Skelton Report
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The first enforcement of the "new" municipal ordinance 2016-07. Joff Jones and Alex Skelton were both arrested on this day for their peaceful protest "outside the box".
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