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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
Sunday Jul 10th, 2016 12:47 AM
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.
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
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by The Jones/Skelton Report Sunday Jul 10th, 2016 12:47 AM
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We were found "NOT GUILTY" for our activity "outside a 'display device' zone" leading to our arrest this day.
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by The Jones/Skelton Report Sunday Jul 10th, 2016 12:47 AM
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We were set up in protest outside the "boxes" or "zones" during this protest. No enforcement for this look.
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by The Jones/Skelton Report Sunday Jul 10th, 2016 12:47 AM
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We were set up in protest outside the "boxes" or "zones" during this protest. No enforcement for this look.
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by The Jones/Skelton Report Sunday Jul 10th, 2016 12:47 AM
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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.
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by The Jones/Skelton Report Sunday Jul 10th, 2016 12:47 AM
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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.
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by The Jones/Skelton Report Sunday Jul 10th, 2016 12:47 AM
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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.
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by The Jones/Skelton Report Sunday Jul 10th, 2016 12:47 AM
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11 police for art? The District Attorney "declined to pursue charges" for this days activity, as well.
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by The Jones/Skelton Report Sunday Jul 10th, 2016 12:47 AM
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Birth of the PUBLIC ALERT. No enforcement for this look (then).
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by The Jones/Skelton Report Sunday Jul 10th, 2016 12:47 AM
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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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Don't shoot the messengers. Let's get to who is hiding behind them.Laurel SkeltonTuesday Jul 12th, 2016 1:19 PM
Support Those Who Defend Your RightsRobert NorseMonday Jul 11th, 2016 4:28 AM
Reason for Blocked-out FacesLaurel SkeltonSunday Jul 10th, 2016 2:06 PM
Why the blocked-out faces?wtf2016Sunday Jul 10th, 2016 12:13 PM