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image May Day in Santa Cruz Sees Visits to the Boardwalk and New Leaf Market 480_may-day-santa-cruz-1-beach-flats-garden-march-pacific-avenue_1.jpg original image (1400x935) by Alex Darocy
International Workers Day was honored on May 1 in Santa Cruz with a march in support of two food justice issues of particular concern locally: the international boycott of Driscoll's, which is headquartered in Watsonville, and the fight to preserve the Beach Flats Community Garden.
Posted: Tue May 3, 2016 9:47PM
image May Day March for Beach Flats Garden and Boycott Driscoll's 480_beach-garden-boycott-driscolls_5_5-1-16_1.jpg original image (1200x900) by Bradley Allen
The march drew connections between saving the local Beach Flats Community Garden and the global boycott of Driscoll’s, the world’s largest berry distributor, founded and based in Santa Cruz County.
Posted: Tue May 3, 2016 12:45PM
calendar #Frisco5 #hungerforJusticeSF strikers march to City Hall to meet the mayor 480_chexfbuu0aaodxj_1.jpg original image (600x624) by Equipto
630 Valencia, San Francisco Mission District Police Station gather March to City Hall
Event Date: Tue May 3, 2016 12:30PM
Posted: Mon May 2, 2016 1:12PM
image Save the Beach Flats Garden 480_092_1.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
Marching From Santa Cruz City Hall to The Seaside Company (owners of The Boardwalk) and stopping at New Leaf asking that they honor the Boycott of Driscoll's berries!
Posted: Mon May 2, 2016 11:43AM
image California Indian Market & Peace Pow Wow 480_013_1.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
Peace Pow Wow San Juan Bautista California Indian Market and Peace Pow Wow.
Posted: Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:59PM
image Trump Forced to Sneak Through Fence to Reach California GOP Convention in Burlingame 480_01-trump-blackoutcollective-fuckdonaldtrump_1.jpg original image (1024x768) by Dave Id
Protests against Donald Trump are heating up in California as the June 7 presidential primary approaches. On April 29, it was the Bay Area's turn.
Posted: Sat Apr 30, 2016 1:35AM
calendar MAY DAY March for Food Justice 480_may_day_march_for_food_justice_santa_cruz_2016_1.jpg original image (804x1374) by In support of the Beach Flats Garden
Santa Cruz City Hall: 809 Center St, Santa Cruz, CA
Event Date: Sun May 1, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 7:15PM
image Beach Flats Gardeners Demand City Council Keep Their Promise 480_beach-flats-garden_13_4-27-16_1.jpg original image (1200x900) by Bradley Allen
The City of Santa Cruz promised to seek acquisition of the land for a permanent garden, instead they bulldozed 40% of the garden to facilitate Seaside Company’s agenda.
Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2016 5:51PM
text Eminent Domain for the Gardeners by Steve Pleich
Progressive Council Could Support Civil Action
Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 11:05AM
image Santa Cruz Beach Flats Community Garden March To City Hall 480_092_1.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
Marching to our City Hall to save the garden!
Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 12:34AM
image Mayor Schaaf’s “Plantation-Style” Approach Leaves Oakland Community No Seat at the Table 480_schaaf-mug_1.jpg original image (600x600) by Oakland Post Staff
The Oakland post holds regular Salons at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle at 410 14th Street. The Post Salon on April 24 featured Congresswoman Barbara Lee and former San Quentin inmate Troy Williams. Topics included overcoming barriers for the formerly incarcerated to vote and find jobs, as well as the housing moratorium, a local voter registration drive, and the crisis of jobs and job training programs in Oakland
Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 11:15PM
image Boycott Driscoll's Berries! Demonstration at Safeway in Watsonville 480_011_1.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
Boycott against Driscoll's Berries Continues!
Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 7:24PM
calendar Press Conf: Battle Cry Of The People Enough is Enough 120_the-struggle-continues.jpg original image (600x589) by
San Francisco City Hall 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, California 94102
Event Date: Wed Apr 13, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2016 6:22PM
image Hundreds Rally for Bills to Curb Policing for Profit and Police Secrecy 120_aclurally-sacramento-cld2016.jpg original image (255x191) by ACLU of Northern California
SACRAMENTO, April 11, 2016 – Nearly two hundred ACLU members and allies rallied at the steps of the Capitol alongside state Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) today in support of legislation to curb police abuse in California, specifically Senate Bill 443 (Mitchell) and Senate Bill 1286 (Leno).
Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 3:10PM
text Another Man Executed by the San Francisco Police. by JP Massar
On Thursday, April 7th, in the Mission District of San Francisco, a homeless man, Luis Gongora, allegedly "brandishing" a knife, was executed on the street by SFPD.
Posted: Sat Apr 9, 2016 8:58AM
image Letter from Al Rojas to Arturo Rodriguez on UFW and the Delano 1965 Grape Strike 120_al-rojas.jpg original image (500x346) by via Al Rojas
"Dear brothers and sisters many of you for the last several months have been asking me whether I was invited or decided to attend the "UFW" 50th year commemoration of the Delano 1965 Grape Strike. Three days prior the event I received an invitation from, "Arturo Rodriguez." President of the "UFW" Union in so doing after consulting with my Family having sent our response have decided to share and to release publicly the letter that was sent to brother Arturo Rodriguez." -Al Rojas ** No, the...
Posted: Thu Apr 7, 2016 12:33PM
image UFW Tries to Silence Boycott Driscoll’s Activists at Cesar Chavez March 120_boycott-driscolls_1_4-3-16.jpg original image (1200x675) by Bradley Allen
What is UFW (United Farm Workers) doing to support farmworkers fighting for justice in San Quintín, México and Washington state? Nothing.
Posted: Tue Apr 5, 2016 11:58AM
image Boycott Driscoll’s Outreach on Watsonville’s Main Street 120_boycott-driscolls-watsonville_4_4-2-16.jpg original image (1024x576) by Bradley Allen
Watsonville community members support the boycott against Driscoll’s, the world famous berry company headquartered in their town.
Posted: Sun Apr 3, 2016 9:32AM
image Farmworker groups march on Driscoll's corporate headquarters, call for boycott 120_dsc_0370.jpg original image (1600x1063) by zh
Representatives from farmworker unions in Washington state and Baja California - citing abuses including wage theft, broken contracts, pesticide poisoning, and sexual harassment and coercion - led a march to the Watsonville headquarters of berry distributor Driscoll's, where they spoke out on their experiences as workers and demanded Driscoll's force growers to provide dignified working conditions.
Posted: Fri Apr 1, 2016 11:21PM
image March to Driscoll's to protest for the boycott of Driscoll's strawberries! 120_3-31-2016-001__30_.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
Boycott of Driscoll's strawberries in Watsonville CA. March 31, 2016
Posted: Fri Apr 1, 2016 1:42PM