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imageCouncilmember Krohn's Response to the Rose Report
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by Santa Cruz News Network
In response to the Rose Report on allegations of harassment, Santa Cruz City Council Member Chris Krohn issued the following press release on August 22, 2019....
Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:22AM
imageUCSC Resource Centers Statement on Thirty Meter Telescope
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by UCSC Resource Centers
The UCSC Resource Centers stand in solidarity with the Native Hawaiian community in their opposition to the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawai’i. This 18-story telescope will destroy sacred lands and cause substantial impact to the ecosystems of the island overall....
Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:22PM
imageA day of Remembrance - Hiroshima-Nagasaki Day
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by AutumnSun
Today we came together at the Santa Cruz Town Clock for an annual vigil remembering the day the United States dropped bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki seventy-four years ago!...
Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:40PM
imageSanta Cruz for Bernie Urges Community Members Not to Sign the Recall Petition
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by Santa Cruz News Network
Santa Cruz County for Bernie Sanders, the local organizing group formed during the 2016 Presidential election that is presently campaigning for 2020, has issued a statement opposing the recall campaign against Progressive Santa Cruz City Councilmembers Drew Glover and Chris Krohn. "We urge our members and their friends, family and neighbors: DO NOT SIGN the recall petition," the statement reads. "A recall should only be initiated when there is clear evidence of serious malfeasance in office. ...
Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:11PM
imageRepublican Central Committee Member Paige Concannon Claims She Started the Recall Campaign
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by Santa Cruz News Network
Santa Cruz Republican Party Central Committee member Paige Concannon recently claimed on social media that she "started" the campaign to recall Progressive Santa Cruz City Councilmembers Chris Krohn and Drew Glover with "some friends". Concannon was a Santa Cruz City Council candidate in 2018 who lost the race to Councilmember Glover by a significant margin: Glover received 10,972 votes, with Concannon receiving only 3,276. Paige Concannon is also among those who created the false narrative t...
Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:42AM
imagePetition: Cruel, Illegal Bull-Baiting at California Rodeo at Salinas
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by Petition
On July 19, 2019 these dogs were pitted against bulls and forced to attack them. This happened at the California Rodeo at Salinas in Monterey County California. This act of barbarism is not only against the law, it is completely unacceptable animal abuse. I am so sickened watching this video and sharing it. These poor bulls are tormented and tortured in the name of entertainment! They are bitten repeatedly and bleeding from their wounds. These dogs are also hurt when they are gored, tra...
Posted: Fri Aug 9, 2019 3:12PM
imageSHARK video shows dogs baiting bulls at Calif. Salinas Rodeo 2019
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by Animals 24-7
Fans watched dogs torment bulls in the main arena after official events...
Posted: Fri Aug 9, 2019 2:57PM
imageRNs of National Nurses United Say Racism, Xenophobia Combined With Lax Gun Control Laws At Root of Mass Shooting Epidemic
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by National Nurses United
August 04, 2019 - The 150,000 registered nurses of National Nurses United (NNU) are sickened and angered as we bear witness to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas; Dayton, Ohio; and Gilroy, Calif. Horrifically, these three mass shootings have claimed the lives of at least 32 people, and left dozens of others injured. NNU represent nurses in all three locations....
Posted: Mon Aug 5, 2019 12:57PM
imageLocal Real Estate Interests Dominate Recall Campaign Donor List
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by Santa Cruz News Network
Individuals with interests in real estate and property development dominate the list of donors to the campaign to recall progressive Santa Cruz City Councilmembers Chris Krohn and Drew Glover, according to documents filed with the City this week. The recall campaign, which raises funds under the name of Santa Cruz United, disclosed $5,047 total in cash donations, $2,497 of which were non-listed contributions of under $100. The listed donations from individuals with confirmed real estate inter...
Posted: Sun Aug 4, 2019 5:07PM
textThe fascist attack in Gilroy and the US epidemic of mass shootings by Patrick Martin, WSWS
[August 3: This article is republished here the same day yet another white supremacist has killed at least 20 people in El Paso, Texas, less than a week after the racist attack at the Garlic Festival in Gilroy.]...
Posted: Sat Aug 3, 2019 7:15PM
imageNNU Statement on Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting: ‘Gun Violence is a Significant Public Health Issue’
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by National Nurses United
July 29, 2019 - National Nurses United today joined with millions of others in calling for meaningful action in response to yesterday’s shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California, as well as similar shootings across the United States this year alone....
Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:18PM
imageGilroy Shooter Touted White Supremacist Text, Posted Racist Content Before Massacre
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by Democracy Now!
In California, police have identified the gunman who killed three people—including two children—at a mass shooting Sunday at the Gilroy Garlic Festival as 19-year-old Santino William Legan. He was fatally shot by police at the scene. Authorities say they are still determining a motive for the attack, but the gunman’s social media activity shows him promoting a manifesto on white supremacy just moments before the rampage. He also wrote in a post Sunday, “Why overcrowd towns and pave more open ...
Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:09PM
textA short survey of signatories to the Glover recall petition by William Machtes
Survey of property holdings of proponents to recall Councilmember Drew Glover...
Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:03PM
imageOpen letter on TMT to the UC Santa Cruz Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
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by UCSC Signatories
We write to you today as colleagues at the University of California, Santa Cruz to express concern about recent events on the Mauna Kea summit with regards to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT). We urge the astronomy community to recognize the broader historical context of this conflict, and to denounce the criminalization of the kia’i (protectors) on Mauna Kea. We urge the TMT collaboration and the government of Hawai’i to desist from further arresting or charging protector...
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:44AM
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
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
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
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