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image"Stop ICE" Demo in San Jose Lights Up the Night
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by R.R.
On July 12, concerned citizens in San Jose lit up City Hall Plaza with candles, speakers, dancers and music to demand justice for immigrants. Photos by: Alfred Leung, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer as above....
Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:26PM
imageSmall Crowd, Big Message at Golden Gate
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Code Pink protests against US mistreatment of immigrants....
Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:14PM
imageRapid Response Network Helps Fill Urgent Need for Santa Clara Co. Immigrants
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by R.R.
Mother Jones magazine looks at how citizens are being trained to respond to ICE....
Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:07AM
imageRegistered Nurses Applaud Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust’s Decision to Buy Watsonville Community Hospital
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by California Nurses Association
July 19, 2019 - Registered nurses, doctors, community activists, and residents applaud Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust’s decision to exercise its right of first refusal to buy Watsonville Community Hospital (WCH) from Quorum, announced the California Nurses Association today....
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:11PM
imageChevron's Huge Kern County Spill Endangers Valley Residents, Highlights Agency's Capture
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by Dan Bacher
“We have lost all faith in the ability of DOGGR to do its job of protecting Californians, and we call on the Governor to completely reform this corporate-captured agency,” said Linda Hutchins-Knowles, California Senior Organizer for Mothers Out Front. “Regulators should not be allowed to own stock in the very industry they’re supposed to regulate."...
Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:28AM
image'Santa Cruz United' Volunteer May Have Violated the Law, Video Shows
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by Santa Cruz News Network
A video posted today on social media shows Attorney Jane Becker, a volunteer with Santa Cruz United, tabling downtown on July 15 and refusing to allow a member of the public to read one of the petitions the group is circulating to recall Santa Cruz City Councilmembers Drew Glover and Chris Krohn. Additionally, the video shows Becker jumping up from her table and attempting to take the petition away from the individual seeking information, who later explained that Becker physically grabbed the...
Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:51PM
documentAppeal Upheld in Challenge to Oil Drilling in California's Carrizo Plain National Monument
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by Center for Biological Diversity
BAKERSFIELD, Calif.― The California Bureau of Land Management has agreed with conservation groups that plans for a new oil well and pipeline in Carrizo Plain National Monument failed to comply with federal environmental laws. The July 12 decision, announced today, said the local BLM office must consider potential harm to California condors, other imperiled wildlife and the climate....
Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:00PM
imageSanta Cruz Residents Protest the Recall at Petition Signing Locations
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by Santa Cruz News Network
Santa Cruz residents are resisting what they are calling an "anti-democratic" effort to recall Progressive City Counclimembers Drew Glover and Chris Krohn by protesting at signature gathering sites. On July 15, a signature gathering location operated on Pacific Avenue by Take Back Santa Cruz member Jane Becker was protested....
Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:41PM
imageProtesters Target Palantir for Profiting from ICE Contracts
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by Ruth Robertson
July 12 was a national day of action to call for the protection of immigrants from ICE raids. In Palo Alto, demonstrators marched on Palantir Technologies' headquarters, saying the data mining company is helping the Trump administration separate families. Palantir sells software that assists the government in tracking and finding people to arrest and deport. Please credit the photographer: Jack Owicki, Pro Bono Photo....
Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:52AM
textMayor Schaaf Rents Oakland Police Officers to Home Depot by ann nomura
Oakland Mayor Schaaf's rent a police officer program at Home Depot....
Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:28PM
imageNew Northern California Police Accountability Project Seeking Support
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by Police Files
We need a centralized archive for information on law enforcement violence and corruption across Northern California, but no such resource currently exists. With your help, we can have a working version within a matter of months. Share this and donate to make it happen!...
Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:26PM
imageICE Sweep Protest is Display of Inimitable San Francisco Style at Cable Car Turnaround
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by Ruth Robertson
Dancers reenacted the historic meeting of world dictators Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un at a Powell Street cable car turnaround protest on July 12. While one protester revealed his tattoo of deep significance, many others hoisted signs that expressed just how pissed off citizens of San Francisco can get when ICE raids threaten their city. Photos by Terri Scussel, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:10AM
calendarCome Support The Unhoused Community of Salinas at the TRO Hearing by California Homeless Union Santa Cruz Chapter
Superior Court Of California, County Of Monterey Dept 13 1200 Aguajito Rd, Monterey...
Event Date: Thu Aug 1, 2019 1:30PM
Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:32PM
imageThe ILWU & The Struggle Of Mexican Workers For Justice, Against USMCA & For Independent Unions
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by Labor Video Project
At an international conference against privatization and outsourcing in San Francisco ILWU Local 10 former Secretary Treasurer Clarence Thomas and Mexican labor lawyer Susana. Prieto Terrazas spoke about the international struggle against the corporations and governments that allow slave labor conditions....
Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:46PM
imageProtest of Planned Federal Immigration Roundups Draws Hundreds to Redwood City
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by Ruth Robertson
President Donald Trump has threatened mass deportation roundups, starting today. On Friday July 12, in Redwood City, California, demonstrators said it was important to protest the administration's crackdown. Photos by Charlie Moehle, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:14AM
imageMountain View Vigil Protests Immigration Camps
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by Text: R.R. Photos: Teri Vershel
On June 30, 2018 in Mountain View 2,000 people demonstrated to send a clear message to Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress: Families Belong Together! They demanded an end to cruel and unjustified treatment of immigrant children and their families. A year later, on July 12, 2019, members of Together We Will once again called upon the people to gather on the streets, for the situation has not improved. Quite the opposite, it has only become more dire. Photos by Teri Vershel, Pro Bono Ph...
Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:11AM
imageFresno protest "Lights for Liberty"
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by Peter Maiden
Around 400 came out to protest the concentration camps in the U.S. being filled with migrants....
Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:34PM
calendarDirect Action to Liberate the Locked Louden Nelson Bathrooms
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by Conscience and Action/HUFF
Louden Nelson Community Center at Laurel and Center Streets in Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:00PM
Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:10PM
imageNewsom Administration begins public process for Delta Tunnel
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by Dan Bacher
Newsom’s support of one tunnel to divert water from the Delta to corporate agribusiness and Southern California water agencies is no surprise. Newsom received a total of $637,398 from agribusiness in his 2018 campaign for Governor, including $116,800 from Beverly Hills agribusiness billionaires Linda and Stewart Resnick, the owners of the Wonderful Company two of the strongest supporters of the Delta Tunnel and promoters of numerous attacks on environmental protections for salmon and other f...
Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:04PM
imageFull Day of Protests at San Francisco ICE
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Protesters seize street in second day of protest at SF ICE office Photos and text: Leon Kunstenaar....
Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:37AM