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imageCity Council 'Replacement' Candidate Renee Golder Dressed Up as a Native American at a Party
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by Santa Cruz Election News
A photo has surfaced of Santa Cruz City Council candidate Renee Golder and her husband Mike Golder dressed up as Native Americans with their children at a party. Golder, who is a teacher at Bay View Elementary, announced her candidacy on December 2, according to Kara Meyberg Guzman of Santa Cruz Local. Golder, a registered Republican, previously served on the City of Santa Cruz’s Citizen Public Safety Task Force in 2013, as well as the Sister Cities Committee. (Photo: Renee and Mark Golder dr...
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2019 6:18PM
calendarPress Conference to Oppose City of Vallejo Destruction of Police Records
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by APTP
Vallejo City Hall 555 Santa Clara St Vallejo, CA 94590...
Event Date: Tue Dec 3, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2019 3:22PM
textRight-wing extremist Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter is expected to plead guilty by Lynda Carson
According to the Department of Justice on August 21, 2018, “U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter and his wife, Margaret E. Hunter, were indicted by a federal grand jury today on charges that they converted more than $250,000 in campaign funds to pay for personal expenses and filed false campaign finance records with the Federal Election Commission....
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2019 3:03AM
documentFishing and environmental groups sue Trump administration for violations of ESA
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by Dan Bacher
The lawsuit was filed at a critical time for salmon, steelhead, Delta smelt and other ESA-listed species in the Central Valley rivers and San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary....
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2019 7:05PM
calendarPublic Safety Committee Meeting
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by Santa Cruz City Councilmember Drew Glover
Santa Cruz Police Department Community Room 155 Center St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Mon Dec 2, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2019 10:55AM
textFor Corporate Media, It’s ‘Anybody But Sanders or Warren’ by Norman Solomon
Journalism that can't stand progressive populism...
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2019 8:59AM
textRollback of the Elite by Otto Konig and Richard Detje
The opposition senator Jeanine Anez appointed herself the new "president." The trigger for the coup was the election on October 20. President Evo Morales was declared the winner with 47% of the vote and a difference of 10 points from ther conservative candidate. The per capita income of the 11 million Bolivians doubled during Morales' term of office....
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2019 12:57AM
textThe Wicked Witch of the West AKA Mayor of Oakland by ntuit
The Mayor and her administration are failing miserably in helping homeless people...
Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2019 6:43PM
textBay Area Youth Evade Unjust BART Fare by Fare strike
San Francisco, California. Today, Friday November 29th, Bay Area (born and raised) youth evaded unjust fares and hopped the turnstiles en masse, stating their concern for their communities and a desire to hold BART accountable for attacks towards them. They say that many people from the Bay regularly hop as a basic point of survival and likewise, they have no intention of stopping these evasions....
Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:45PM
videoAnimal activists banned via Whole Foods’ restraining order hold 24-hour fast & protest in Oakland (video/mp4 14.6MB) by DxE
Activists say Whole Foods’ parent-company Amazon continually seeks to silence animal cruelty and transparency concerns with heavy-handed legal actions...
Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:45PM
videoEviction of Housing Justice Village in Oakland (video/mp4 70.6MB) by Brandon Jourdan
A video summary of the eviction and some of the arrests....
Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:32PM
imageOakland Raids Housing Justice Village: Being Houseless Is Not a Crime
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by Cat Brooks
Last night, dozens of unhoused community members with The Village and East Oakland Collective placed their tents on the lawn of City Hall; demanding to be seen, heard and helped by city officials. Instead they were terrorized, brutalized, arrested and taken to Santa Rita Jail....
Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:52PM
textWhen Progressives in Congress Let Us Down, We Should Push Back by Norman Solomon
Not putting up a fight is a sure way to lose...
Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:14AM
calendarMarch on Berkeley & Respect Native Sovereignty by Zachary RunningWolf
Meet at Oscar Grant Plaza in Oakland...
Event Date: Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 7:05PM
imageNewsom freezes new fracking permits, but oil drilling permits outpace 2018
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by Dan Bacher
The FracTracker Alliance and Consumer Watchdog unveiled a new website on November 19 to continually map and update the number of oil and gas wells permitted by the Newsom Administration: www.NewsomWellWatch.com. “The pace of permitting overall is still on track to beat the total number of permits issued during Brown’s final year in office (2018). The number of drilling and rework permits issued in the first ten months of 2019 through November 4 total 4,049. In the same period of 2018, unde...
Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:32PM
imageOakland unhoused neighbors have created the Housing Justive Village at City Hall
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by Dave Id
Tents are up in Oscar Grant Plaza in front of Oakland City Hall to protest the city's never ending homeless encampment demolitions and evictions, its lack of seriousness and urgency in addressing the housing crisis.  If you can support, come by!...
Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 1:21PM
textCivil Rights Groups Demand Stephen Miller’s Removal As Trump’s Senior Advisor by Lynda Carson
On November 18, 2019, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and its affiliates sent a letter to the abomination in the White House known as President Donald J. Trump, demanding the removal of Trump's senior advisor Stephen Miller!...
Posted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:46PM
calendarStand Up SF general meeting by Shannon Craine
Noe Valley library 451 Jersey Street San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Dec 15, 2019 2:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:27PM
calendarTom Gallagher Congressional Campaign Official Announcement by Tom Gallagher
Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center 515 Cortland Ave. SF 94110...
Event Date: Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:30PM
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:56PM
imageA message to the community from Chris Krohn
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by Stop the Recalls
Thank you to the many Santa Cruzans who have stopped me over the past three months to offer support and a loving thumbs up. Many of you I met for the first time because of this recall. You have given me the fortitude to continue to run a values-based campaign. I am truly sorry that our community is going through this difficult period. I apologize for anything I’ve done that have brought us to this day....
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:46PM