image Capitola Renters Face Mass Eviction After Morgan Hill House Flipper Buys Their Buildings 480_mariakitchen_1.jpg by William Machtes
Renters in 8 apartments at 2651 and 2661 Fresno Street face eviction in April after their buildings were bought by a Morgan Hill based house flipper. Tenants are looking desperately for new homes after ten to forty years spent in these apartments. Housing prices have skyrocketed since they moved in and some are searching as far away as Washington State....
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:42PM
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
image RNs to Rally Across California Feb. 22 in Protest Over Supreme Court Case Seen as Threat to Patient Care 480_nurses_rally_we_are_here_for_our_patients_1.jpg by California Nurses Association
Corporate Attack on Workers, Union Rights to be Heard...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:21PM
image Urgent! The Beach Flats Garden Needs Your Help 480_beach_flats_community_garden_1.jpg by Save the Beach Flats Community Garden
Dear Beach Flats Garden supporter: The City Parks Department needs to hear from you regarding the Parks Master Plan. Public comment is due by February 20. Send comments to:
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:56PM
image Another Mountain Lion Killed on 17 480_lion-ear-notch-laurel_curve_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Land Trust of Santa Cruz County
We heard this week that another mountain lion was hit and killed on Highway 17, near Vine Hill Road, two miles from where the wildlife crossing will be built. A three year-old male....
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:33PM
image Keep New Leaf Market Organic! 480_cheerios_1.jpg by Keep New Leaf Organic!
Community members in Santa Cruz have created a petition calling on New Leaf Market to remain a health food store, and stop experimenting on their customers by selling conventional food. Sign the petition to keep New Leaf Market organic:
Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:29AM
text Hundreds Rally in Sacramento Against Trump's Offshore Drilling Plan by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., February 8, 2018 — Hundreds of people rallied at California’s capitol today against President Trump’s offshore drilling plan, which would allow a dramatic increase in oil and gas drilling off the coast of California and along all U.S. coasts and the Arctic....
Posted: Thu Feb 8, 2018 3:55PM
image California Wildlife Officials Urged to Prevent Whale Entanglements in Crab Gear 480_entangled-whale-scott-benson-noaa_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
11,000 Letters Will Be Presented at Fish and Game Commission Meeting Wednesday...
Posted: Tue Feb 6, 2018 6:07PM
image NAACP Presentation at Greater Purpose Community Church 480_057_1.jpg by AutumnSun
NAACP Presentation at Greater Purpose Community Church in Santa Cruz, CA....
Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2018 10:23AM
image Californians Rally Against Trump's Plan for Offshore Oil Drilling in Pacific, Arctic 480_offshore_oil_drilling_protest_santa_cruz_photo_credit_oceana_1_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Thousands Attend Protests Around State, Building Momentum for Feb. 8 Federal Hearing in Sacramento. Photo: Offshore drilling protest in Santa Cruz, CA on February 3. (Photo courtesy of Oceana)...
Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2018 10:21AM
image Sierra Club Announces Opposition to the Eastside Parkway 480_fort-ord-jerry-smitth-corridor-steve_zmak_1.jpg by Ventana Chapter of the Sierra Club
The Ventana Chapter of the Sierra Club has announced their opposition to the proposed Eastside Parkway development at the former army base at Fort Ord....
Posted: Sat Feb 3, 2018 1:29PM
text A Response to Jessica York's Latest Sentinel San Lorenzo Campground Story by Robert Norse
Jessica York's front-page story in today's Scent Anal "Camp Cleanups Shuffle City's Homeless Population" breezes over the destruction of homeless property and survival gear. It does indicate that City bosses colluded with Cal-Trans in the latest "destroy their stuff" campaign. Those bosses, of course, would be City Manager Bernal, Police Chief Mills, P & R head Garcia, and nominally Mayor Terrazas). Perhaps it's just raw meat for the Next Door/Take Back Santa Cruz crowd, but it's criminal...
Posted: Sat Feb 3, 2018 9:24AM
image Western Monarch Butterflies Continue to Decline 480_monarch_butterfly_xerces_society_stephanie_mcknight_1.jpg by The Xerces Society
Annual census of monarchs overwintering on the California coast reveals the lowest number of butterflies in recent years....
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 9:36PM
calendar Rent Control Campaign Kickoff and Party 480_rent_control_campaign_kick_off_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Santa Cruz For Rent Control
Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA...
Event Date: Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:30PM
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 9:08PM
image Court Rejects Catch Limit for California Anchovy Fishery Following Oceana Lawsuit 480_anchovies_shutterstock_evantravels_1.jpg by Earthjustice
Ruling finds Fisheries Service disregarded best available science and failed to prevent overfishing...
Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:19PM
image Wild Turkeys Run Down By Pickup Truck in Ben Lomond 480_wild_turkeys_1.jpg by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
BEN LOMOND, Calif., January 24, 2018 — A group of wild turkeys was killed when a person or persons plowed a motor vehicle into their flock, according to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the nation’s preeminent legal advocacy organization for animals – headquartered in Cotati, California....
Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:39PM
image Why I Support Public Banking 480_23754647_1756514951309290_8769005039736574267_n.jpg by Steve Pleich
Public Banking Benefits the Community...
Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:28PM
image Treatment Plant Discharges 4.4 Million Gallons of Untreated Wastewater Into Monterey Bay 480_slide0_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Approximately 4.4 million gallons of untreated wastewater have been discharged into the blue waters of Monterey Bay through an ocean outfall discharge pipe 2.5 miles off shore, the result of an “equipment control failure” at the Monterey One Water Regional Treatment Plant in Marina, California, on January 19 and 20. ...
Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 2:13PM
image Petition Launched to Stop Westside New Leaf Market's Trail 'Run-Around' 480_westside_new_leaf_santa_cruz_rail_trail_1.jpg by Santa Cruz News
Community members on the westside of Santa Cruz have begun gathering signatures after the new out-of-state owners of the New Leaf Westside Market have reneged on the prior local owner's support of an easement for the new Westside Trail. Sign the petition here:
Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:27AM
image Rent Control Ballot Initiative Introduced in Santa Cruz 480_rent-freeze-banner-santa-cruz-rent-control_1.jpg by Santa Cruz News
Community members in Santa Cruz organizing as the "Movement for Housing Justice" are preparing to gather signatures for a proposed renter protection ballot initiative in the City of Santa Cruz. Signature gathering for the initiative could begin in early February....
Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:54AM