text An Open Letter to the Chief of Campus Police by UC Student Workers UAW 2865 Santa Cruz
Our open letter to the chief of campus police, after being invited to an open forum about campus safety. Thanks Sarah and Ana for this pointed and clear response declining the "offer". We demand a demilitarized campus, as one of our sunshine demands. FTP....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:56PM
image Seaside High School Students Injured by Teacher with Gun 480_dennis-alexander-seaside-high-school_1.jpg by Democracy Now!
Dennis Alexander—who also serves as Mayor Pro Tem in Seaside and a reserve police officer—was teaching a lesson on gun safety when his pistol discharged. The bullet struck the classroom’s ceiling, ejecting shrapnel that lodged in a 17-year-old’s neck; two other students were injured by falling debris....
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:26PM
image Now We Watch the Watchers 480_george-orwell-grave_1.jpg by JP Massar
It will be the people defining the criteria for watching and who will be able to watch Big Brother watching us....
Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:14PM
image Sheriff's Chief Deputy Appointed to Santa Cruz Sentinel Editorial Board 480_lieutenant-craig-wilson-santa-cruz-sheriff_1.jpg by Santa Cruz Police News
Chief Deputy Craig Wilson of the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office has been appointed to the new editorial board of the Santa Cruz Sentinel. The process was initiated by the Sentinel's new managing editor, Kara Meyberg Guzman. The appointment raises serious questions concerning the Sentinel's journalistic independence, and the news organization's ability in the future to adequately respond editorially to issues of police brutality and brutality within the Santa Cruz jail system. Wilson overs...
Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:48PM
image End the Criminalization of Immigrants 480_keep_families_together_gettyimages-543495436_1.jpg by Sanctuary Santa Cruz
Early in the morning of February 7, ICE agents stopped a couple driving their three children to daycare near Watsonville. The couple thought it was a routine traffic stop, but to their shock, the husband was detained and is now in custody, awaiting deportation proceedings. According to Attorney Doug Keegan of the Santa Cruz County Immigration Project, the man has no criminal record....
Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:03PM
image Personal Account Details Brutality by First Alarm Guards as SCPD Looks On 480_first_alarm_security_1.jpg by Santa Cruz Police News
A personal account of physical abuse by First Alarm security guards, as officers from the Santa Cruz Police Department looked on, is being shared on social media by the victim's sister at:
Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:46AM
image Day of Justice for Sahleem Tindle 480_sahleemtindle_1.jpg by APTP
​On March 13, in partnership with the family of Sahleem Tindle and Mothers Fight Back, the Anti Police-Terror Project is calling for a Day of Justice for Sahleem Tindle who was ​murdered by BART officer Joseph Mateu on January 3, 2018....
Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:02PM
image Questions for SFPD Regarding Fatal Shooting of Jesus Adolfo Delgado on March 6, 2018 480_jesus-adolfo-delgado-altar_1.jpg by Justice for Luis Góngora Pat
To: SFPD Answer our questions about the fatal shooting of Jesus Adolfo Delgado on March 6, 2018....
Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:52PM
video San Francisco police kill 19-year-old Adolfo Delgado in a hail of bullets (video/mp4 12.1mb) by ftp
Last night, shortly after midnight, SFPD fired a hail of bullets at Adolfo Delgado while he was hiding in the trunk of a car. This mobile phone video of the shooting was captured by a witness at the scene....
Posted: Wed Mar 7, 2018 7:44PM
calendar Anniversary of the Anti-homeless Fence Decorating Party 480_anti_homeless_fence_decorating_party_downtown_post_office_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Keith McHenry
Post Office 850 Front St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sun Mar 11, 2018 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 5, 2018 11:12AM
image Hundreds Rally in SF to Denounce ICE Arrests 480_hundreds-rally-sf-denounce-ice_1.jpg by KPFA 94.1-FM Berkeley
Hundreds of immigration activists and their allies turned out in downtown SF on February 28 to protest Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, operations in Northern California....
Posted: Fri Mar 2, 2018 11:02AM
image Report-back from Bay-Area Shutdowns of Hipster Border-Pig Francisco Cantú 480_no-platform-border-patrol_1.jpg by Defend Our Hoodz
Report-back from an action against Francisco Cantú which took place on February 19 in San Francisco, and the cancellation of his event in Oakland the following day....
Posted: Thu Mar 1, 2018 1:48PM
calendar Salinas Wears Black for 11 million Undocumented 480_national_day_of_protest_immigration_1.jpg by Ana Barrera
E. Alisal St. & N. Sanborn Ave., Salinas...
Event Date: Thu Mar 1, 2018 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:03PM
image ACLU of Northern California Statement on Increased ICE Activity ice_arrest.jpg by ACLU of Northern California
February 27, 2018 - Increased ICE activity has been reported throughout the Bay Area, the Central Coast, and in the Central Valley. Local rapid response hotlines have confirmed that ICE has arrested at least 37 people over the past few days in cities including Monterey, Oakland, Fresno, Napa, San Francisco, Sacramento, Santa Clara, and Salinas....
Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:20PM
calendar ICE Out of CoCo: Contra Costa Responds with Power not Panic! 480_ice-out-contra-costa_1.jpg by Contra Costa Immigrant Rights Alliance
1500 Monument Blvd, Concord...
Event Date: Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:30PM
Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:55AM
calendar Stop ICE Incarceration! Emergency Rally! 480_crush-ice-protest-feb-2018_1.jpg by Crushed ICE
ICE, 630 Sansome St., San Francisco, CA...
Event Date: Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:24AM
document Dispersing the Homeless from San Lorenzo Benchlands: Suggestions for the Victims campground_evictions__side_one.pdf_140_.jpg by Robert Norse
Below is a double-sided flier I circulated today and will do again tomorrow, energy willing. The San Lorenzo Benchlands area contains scores of tents which now face eviction. The "humanitarian" cover for this removal operation is a $90,000/month fenced off area on the edge of town at 1220 River St. with unclear access policies and three levels of policing (internal hosts, First Alarm Security outside, and a nearby mobile Police Substation)....
Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:23PM
audio Interview with Mother of Sahleem Tindle, The Unarmed Young Man Shot By BART Police (audio/mpeg 79.5mb) by UpFront, KPFA
Yolanda Banks-Reed is the mother of 28-year-old Sahleem Tindle, who was unarmed with his hands in the air, when he was shot and killed by BART police officer Joseph Mateu on Jan 3, 2018. Mateu is back on active duty, after a brief paid administrative leave. The Oakland Police, which is involved in the investigation, showed the police cam video to the family last week, but are refusing to release the video to the public while the investigation is open....
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:14PM
image Bay Area Queers Spread Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi’s Image Far and Wide 480_ahed_in_berkeley_1_1_1.jpg by Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism (QUIT!)
Bay Area queer artists and activists have teamed up to help make 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi iconic of the Palestinian freedom struggle and political prisoners worldwide...
Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:11PM
image Santa Cruz Benchlands Hooverville to be Permanently Closed Feb 28 480_benchlands_permanent_closure_1.jpg by Free Speech Matters
The Santa Cruz Parks Department announced that the homeless camp, AKA Hooverville, in the San Lorenzo Park will be permanently closed on 28Feb2018....
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:02AM