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video Valentin Lopez Speaks on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (video/mp4 85.4mb) by Santa Cruz News
Valentin Lopez, Chairman of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, spoke at an event in celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, hosted by the United Nations Association: USA Santa Cruz, CA Chapter on December 8 at the Resource Center for Nonviolence....
Posted: Sun Dec 9, 2018 3:00PM
text Judge Orders Kern County to Rescind Approvals for Grapevine Development by Center for Biological Diversity
Court Says Kern County Must Consider Air Pollution, Health Impacts...
Posted: Sun Dec 9, 2018 1:46PM
calendar Pressure Nancy Pelosi to Create a Green New Deal by Melanie
Civic Center San Francisco California 94102...
Event Date: Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:30AM
Posted: Sat Dec 8, 2018 8:51AM
image Alameda and Contra Costa County Sheriffs Flew Drones Over Protests 480_drone-banner_0.jpg by Dave Maass & Mike Katz-Lacabe, EFF
Interestingly, the mission logs show an exclusive focus on protesters associated with left-wing, anti-racist, anti-fascist, or other groups opposing the Trump presidency. There is little mention of the alt-right, nationalist, or pro-Trump groups also involved in the altercations....
Posted: Fri Dec 7, 2018 6:07PM
text Julia Vinograd a.k.a. the Bubble Lady passed away on December 6, 2018 by Lynda Carson
Below are a few poems that Julia Vinograd has published with Street Spirit....
Posted: Fri Dec 7, 2018 4:31PM
image Brown administration withdraws key document necessary for Delta Tunnels approval karla_nemeth.jpg by Dan Bacher
“This is a great day for the Delta Protection Act,” said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta. “We are thrilled about DWR's withdrawal from the consistency determination process.”...
Posted: Fri Dec 7, 2018 4:30PM
image So Passes Jay 480_jay_passes_1.jpeg by friends
Celebration of our recently lost friend. Militant individualist nihilist anarchist. A lover, a fighter....
Posted: Fri Dec 7, 2018 11:36AM
calendar Rep. Pelosi: Support a Green New Deal! by Sunrise Movement Bay Area
Civic Center/UN Plaza, San Francisco Meet at UN Plaza on Market St, between Hyde/8th St. and Charles J Brenham/7th St. Gather on the northside of Market St, just outside of the Civic Center BART station We will march two blocks to Pelosi’s office building later that morning...
Event Date: Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:30AM
Posted: Fri Dec 7, 2018 3:08AM
image San Francisco Is A Union Town! ILWU 6 VCA Workers Rally For A Contract 480_ilwu6_vca_rally_signs12-5-18_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
San Francisco ILWU Local 6 VCA workers held a rally to force the company to accept a union contract. They discussed the problem of surviving in San Francisco because of their low wages. They are also demanding proper medical equipment and staffing....
Posted: Thu Dec 6, 2018 8:42PM
video Dignity Village and Allies Stood Up to Resist Eviction and the City of Oakland Backed Down (video/mp4 18.2mb) by Village Oakland
The city of Oakland threatened to evict residents from the Housing and Dignity Village on December 5. Oakland police and city public works employees blocked off parking on S Elmhurst Ave to prepare for the eviction. But early in the morning gates to the community were locked and dozens showed up to place themselves between the encampment and police. The city backed down, promising to enter into new negotiations with residents....
Posted: Wed Dec 5, 2018 11:58PM
video The Housing and Dignity Village: Survival is Not A Crime (video/mp4 23.0mb) by Village Oakland
The administration is saying we’re a danger to the neighbourhood, that we’re criminals, that we’re unsanitary. Check out this video to hear why we started this safe and sober resource hub....
Posted: Tue Dec 4, 2018 3:21PM
image This is Why We Have a Hard Time Electing Progressives in Fresno 480_img_5503_1.jpg by Mike Rhodes
Voting repression in Fresno is exposed....
Posted: Tue Dec 4, 2018 11:43AM
image CRES Letter Condemning Police Violence 480_uc-santa-cruz-police-violence-2018_1.jpg by Critical Race & Ethnic Studies at UCSC
CRES Letter Condemning Police Violence...
Posted: Mon Dec 3, 2018 4:03PM
calendar Indymedia 20th Anniversary Encuentro indymedia_encuentro.pdf_140_.jpg by Tish Stringer & Renée Feltz aka chickpea
Rice University Media Center Houston, Texas...
Event Date: Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:00AM
Posted: Mon Dec 3, 2018 2:43PM
image Demonstrators in San Jose Call for Justice and Compassion at the Border 480_tearssjmixedbag_1_1_1.jpg by photos: Deb Hoag text: R.R.
One week to the day after United States Border Patrol agents fired tear gas at migrants who tried to evade a Mexican police blockade in Tijuana and cross into the U.S., demonstrators in San Jose, California rallied during a nationwide weekend of action. Photos by Deb Hoag. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Mon Dec 3, 2018 2:44AM
image Photos: Protesting for Migrant Rights in El Cerrito 480_c.grimesstopthetears_1.jpg by Cornelia Grimes photos
On December 1, protesters in El Cerrito created a human billboard out of the letters S-T-O-P-T-H-E-T-E-A-R-S Photos by Cornelia Grimes. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Mon Dec 3, 2018 2:03AM
image No Más Lágrimas-Día De Acción....Stop the Tears - Day of Action 480_002_1.jpg by AutumnSun
On a sunny but cool day in Watsonville, I took part and photographed this action that was co-hosted by the Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County, Inc. and the Pajaro Valley Rapid Response. When I arrived at 10 a.m. there were only a hand-full of people. But as the event progressed about 40 or more people were taking part. Folks stood with signs to the sound of many cars honking their horns in support! Many thanks to all who showed up and took part in this important action!...
Posted: Sun Dec 2, 2018 8:59PM
calendar Santa Cruz City Council Special Meeting: Renter Protections 480_rent-control_santa-cruz_1.jpg by Power Surge Tenants Rights / Oleada de Inquilinos
City Hall: 809 Center St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Tue Dec 4, 2018 1:00PM
Posted: Sun Dec 2, 2018 5:35PM
image Rally in San Francisco Responds to U.S. Border Agency's Teargassing Immigrants 480_wesleychangsfnov30group_1.jpg by photos by Wesley Chang text: R.R.
The San Francisco chapter of Indivisible called for a rally on December 1 to support the goals of Families Belong Together and respond to the actions taken by U.S. Border Agents when they fired tear gas and rubber bullets at a group of immigrants crossing into San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico on November 25. Photos by Wesley Chang. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sun Dec 2, 2018 8:08AM
image "Stop the Tears" Rally in Palo Alto 480_hoagnov30timothyanuplus_1.jpg by photos: Deborah Hoag text: R.R.
Photos by Deborah Hoag. Please credit the photographer. A weekly demonstration in Palo Alto took on special significance on Friday November 30th. A few days earlier, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol had inflicted violence upon women and children at the Mexico border. Women and men of the San Francisco Peninsula expressed their outrage at the site of their regular peaceful protest....
Posted: Sun Dec 2, 2018 5:42AM