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imageConspiracy to shield Sackler family opioid drug kingpins with immunity
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by Lynda Carson
The Sackler Family Seeks Immunity For Their Involvement In The Opioid Epidemic That Resulted In Over 500,000 Deaths!...
Posted: Fri, Oct 8, 2021 9:21pm PDT
videoSanta Cruz Sheriff's Office Releases Video Footage of Officer Involved Shooting (video/mp4 111.5MB) by Santa Cruz Police News
The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office has released some of the video footage from the body cameras worn by deputies involved in the shooting of Eli Burry on April 6. The footage was included in an edited video posted to Facebook on April 14 that features video, text, and still images, in addition to narration by Sheriff Jim Hart. (Watch video below)...
Posted: Thu, Apr 15, 2021 4:47pm PDT
textNo Contact High by Michael Steinberg
Like everything else, 4-20 in San Francisco was different this time around....
Posted: Wed, Apr 22, 2020 10:08pm PDT
imageSSP Commissioner Deletes Harassing Posts, Commits to "Professional Interactions" in Future
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by Santa Cruz News Network
Damon Bruder, Supervisor Ryan Coonerty's appointee to Santa Cruz County's Syringe Services Program (SSP) Advisory Commission, has deleted the harassing and bullying statements he made on on Facebook on February 14 about County Health officer Rachel McCullough-Sanden. Bruder, who was complaining about delays in the publication of the monthly public SSP report to the County's website, called McCullough-Sanden "daft" and made other harassing statements on social media posts that displayed a disp...
Posted: Sat, Feb 29, 2020 12:55am PST
imageCoonerty Appointee Bullies County Health Officer
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by Santa Cruz News Network
Damon Bruder, Santa Cruz County Supervisor Ryan Coonerty's appointee to the County's Syringe Services Program (SSP) Advisory Commission, has made harassing and bullying statements on social media directed at Rachel McCullough-Sanden, an Epidemiologist and HIV Surveillance Coordinator at the County Health Services Agency (HSA). On February 14, a disparaging screen capture of McCullough-Sanden taken from video of a Board of Supervisors meeting was posted to the Santa Cruz, CA: Keepin' It Real F...
Posted: Thu, Feb 27, 2020 10:48am PST
imageMediation Won't End Class War
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by Keith McHenry
Santa Cruz City Manager Martin Bernal knows who he works for and it isn’t the residence of the city. Our city like most in the US is controlled by property speculators and transnational corporations. This is a nationwide deliberate war against those forced to live outside. A war against the poor....
Posted: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 12:36pm PDT
imageNUHW members strike Janus of Santa Cruz
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by National Union of Healthcare Workers
NUHW members at Janus of Santa Cruz held their first-ever strike on Thursday, September 26, after management imposed a first contract that did not remedy poverty wages that has forced many workers to find new jobs....
Posted: Sun, Oct 6, 2019 11:07am PDT
calendarSTRIKE at Janus of Santa Cruz
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by National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW)
200 7th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062...
Event Date: Thu, Sep 26, 2019 6:00am PDT
Posted: Tue, Sep 24, 2019 1:30pm PDT
imageThe New War Against the Homeless
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by Keith McHenry
Political recalls and the campaign to dehumanize those who live without housing....
Posted: Tue, Jun 25, 2019 9:18am PDT
calendarJoin Us on the Picket Line: Janus of Santa Cruz
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by National Union of Healthcare Workers
200 7th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA...
Event Date: Thu, May 30, 2019 2:00pm PDT
Posted: Sat, May 25, 2019 4:44pm PDT
imageSanta Cruz Drug Rehabilitation Workers Take Center Stage at Film Festival
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by National Union of Healthcare Workers
As Santa Cruz grapples with a drug addiction crisis, frontline caregivers at the county’s largest addiction treatment provider are struggling to survive on poverty wages....
Posted: Sat, May 25, 2019 4:35pm PDT
imageInmate Dies at Rountree Rehabilitation and Re-Entry Facility in Watsonville
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by Santa Cruz Police News
According to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office, 35-year-old inmate Carlos Bolanos was found dead at 5:30 am today in the Rehabilitation and Re-entry Facility located at the Rountree Lane Sheriff’s Detention Facilities in Watsonville. Carlos was in custody at the Rehabilitation and Re-Entry facility since December of 2018....
Posted: Mon, May 20, 2019 8:38pm PDT
imageThe People’s Dispensary Fresno Cannabis Town Hall
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by Peter Maiden
The Cannabis Town Hall was held at the First Congregational Church in Fresno on May 6, offering perspectives on jobs in the marijuana business, especially for people of color whose communities bore the brunt of the Drug War and who have trouble finding a living wage....
Posted: Mon, May 6, 2019 11:41pm PDT
imageSupport 'mobile' Harm Reduction Services in Santa Cruz County: Refer to data not opinions
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by Harm Reduction Saves Lives
A petition to support mobile harm reduction services in Santa Cruz County has been created. Please sign the petition here: https://www.change.org/p/mark-stone-support-mobile-harm-reduction-services-in-santa-cruz-county-refer-to-data-not-opinions...
Posted: Sat, Apr 20, 2019 2:56pm PDT
imageTime is Right for Return to All Volunteer Needle Exchange
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by Steve Pleich
Time to Reconsider City and County Drug Policy...
Posted: Wed, Dec 26, 2018 4:33pm PST
textPublic housing and Section 8 tenants face eviction and homelessness for medical marijuana by Lynda Carson
Oakland has 13,586 units in its Section 8 inventory, 2,122 units in its low rent inventory, plus thousands of tenants being publicly assisted in rental units in Oakland operated by nonprofit housing developers that may be threatened with eviction if they are caught using medical marijuana....
Posted: Thu, Dec 13, 2018 4:29pm PST
imageRally To Legalize Psychedelic Medicine / Nude Summer Of Love Parade
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by Gypsy Taub
The very first in human history (as far as we know) rally to legalize psychedelic medicine was followed by our 3rd annual Nude Summer of Love Parade. It took place in San Francisco on August 19, 2018....
Posted: Wed, Sep 19, 2018 12:29am PDT
documentEconomic Impacts of Cannabis Legalization in Sonoma County
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by Mariah Ramirez, Fiona Duffy, Megan Lee, Et al.
This research project examines the economic benefits of cannabis legalization for Sonoma County. Research was done by Sonoma State Sociology undergraduate students....
Posted: Tue, May 8, 2018 4:07pm PDT
imageTragic Irony: After Defeating U.S. Government, WAMM Shut Down By California Government
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by Sweetleaf Bay Area
Since January 1st, 2018, WAMM has been unable to dispense medical cannabis to its patients because of California's new cannabis law. The irony is tragic as the U.S. government was unable to shut WAMM down, but the California government has effectively shut them down....
Posted: Tue, Mar 20, 2018 12:51pm PDT
imageAnti-houseless stickers spread in Santa Cruz public areas
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by William Machtes
Sticker carrying violence-encouraging stereotype image of houseless tweaker found on crosswalk button downtown....
Posted: Thu, Mar 8, 2018 9:56pm PST