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image Houseless activist protests sleeping ban, public space restrictions in Santa Cruz 480_dsc_0177_1.jpg by zh
Houseless activist Lucero Luna shares her experience in Santa Cruz city jail and protests against laws criminalizing poor and houseless people within the city....
Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 1:28PM
image Environmental racism in the “leftmost city” 480_nopal_1.jpg by Santa Cruz Ecological Justice
Santa Cruz is a majority white town, characterized by an extreme shortage of affordable housing and rentals. In recent years there has been increasing encroachment by wealthy out-of-towners seeking second homes near the beach. Within the city’s neighborhoods, one stands out demographically. Beach Flats, bordering the Boardwalk’s enormous parking lots, is populated mainly by immigrants from Mexico and Central America....
Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:21AM
calendar Santa Cruz-Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary Confinement 480_end-solitary-pelican_1.jpg by Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity
Pacific Ave. and Cooper St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Sat Jul 23, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 2:18PM
calendar Black Lives Matter - Say Their Names! 480_say-their-names_1.jpg by Direct Action Monterey Network
Monterey Farmer's Market Monterey, California 93940...
Event Date: Tue Jul 26, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 2:11PM
text Questions About Mass Incarceration Remain Unanswered by Steve Pleich
Grand Jury Report and Larger Problems Still Ignored...
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:17AM
image "Kill Cops Not Trees" Graffiti Found in Santa Cruz 480_kill_cops_not_trees_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Police News
SCPD is reporting that graffiti stencils with the message "Kill Cops Not Trees" have been found painted this week in Downtown Santa Cruz. The "Kill Cops Not Trees" message was found painted on a bridge over the San Lorenzo River and on the river levee pathway near Felker Street, Santa Cruz Police said. The stencil has been left in up to a dozen places so far....
Posted: Thu Jul 21, 2016 4:55PM
video Police Execute Man in Santa Maria, California (video/mp4 11.0mb) by VIDEO ZONA TV Network
Here's the unedited, uncensored video of Wednesday's (July 20, 2016) fatal officer-involved shooting of a knife-wielding man at the corner of Enos and Broadway in Santa Maria, California captured by James Jepsen....
Posted: Thu Jul 21, 2016 3:42PM
calendar Come Together to Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki 480_vigil_1.jpg by United Nations Association: Santa Cruz Chapte
Collateral Damage Statue at the Town Clock, Pacific Avenue and Water Street, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sat Aug 6, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 3:08PM
document EPA Approved Pesticide Products Without Accounting for Dangers of Chemical Mixture toxic_concoctions.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
PORTLAND, Ore., July 19, 2016 — The Environmental Protection Agency has approved nearly 100 pesticide products over the past six years that contain mixtures that make them more poisonous and increase the dangers to imperiled pollinators and rare plants, according to an investigation by the Center for Biological Diversity. These “synergistic” combinations have been widely overlooked by the EPA in its approval of pesticides for food, lawns and other uses....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 2:46PM
calendar Anti-Police Abuse Demos Nationally, Freedom Sleepout #54 Locally by Keith McHenry
At the usual center of "get out of town" enforcement against the poor and homeless--Santa Cruz City Hall at 809 Center St. between Locust and Church. The actual time frame of the protest is 5 PM Tuesday to 9 AM Wednesday (more or less)....
Event Date: Tue Jul 19, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2016 9:55AM
calendar Transgender Anarchism (Thinking Critically about Society) 480_transgender_anarchism_1.jpg by Direct Action Monterey Network
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, downtown Monterey...
Event Date: Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2016 5:39PM
calendar Queer Theory (Thinking Critically about Society Seminar Series) 480_queer_theory.jpg by Direct Action Monterey Network
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, downtown Monterey...
Event Date: Fri Aug 5, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2016 5:34PM
image Remembering Frank Alvarado, Two Years After His Death at the Hands of Salinas Police 480_frank-alvarado-memorial-1-mayor-joe-gunter-salinas-police_1.jpg by Alex Darocy
It has become a tradition to celebrate the life of Frank Alvarado with flowers. On July 10, Frank's family was joined by a large group of supporters near the location of his death to mark the second year since his killing by Salinas police. His father, Frank Sr., handed out roses to many of the women gathered, saying the gesture was in memory of "lover boy" as he lightheartedly referred to Frank. His family fondly remembers how dearly Frank loved to give women gifts, and especially the gift o...
Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 5:24PM
image SURJ (showing up for racial justice) Santa Cruz Ca. 7-14-2016 480_013_1.jpg by AutumnSun
SURJ held a meeting, to a full house, in Santa Cruz at The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History at 705 Front Street. Though meetings are held in different locations at different times. For more information please go to: https://www.facebook.com/SCSURJ/...
Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:13PM
image TESC Students for Justice in Palestine Respond to Evergreen Administration 480_tesc-boycott_1.jpg by TESC Students for Justice in Palestine
An open letter from TESC Students for Justice in Palestine’s response to the Administration’s statement concerning the affirmative student votes to boycott Sabra, Driscoll’s, and CAT products on the Evergreen campus and its refusal to respect the CAT boycott....
Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 1:19PM
document Historic Petition Calls on Obama Admin to Halt All New Fossil Fuel Leases on Federal Land petition_for_a_moratorium_on_the_leasing_of_federal_public_land_fossil_fuels.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2016 — More than 250 climate, community and tribal organizations filed a landmark legal petition today (see PDF) calling on the Obama administration to halt all new fossil fuel leasing on federal lands — a step that would align U.S. energy policies with its climate goals and keep up to 450 billion tons of greenhouse gas pollution from entering the atmosphere....
Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:50PM
text Farming Community Rallies in Sacramento to Demand Protections from Agricultural Pesticides by via Californians for Pesticide Reform
Residents from California’s most extensively farmed regions converged on Sacramento today to deliver more than 27,000 petition signatures and a letter representing hundreds of thousands of Californians, all demanding protections for their children from exposure to agricultural pesticides at school....
Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:36PM
calendar Going Into Year 2 with the Freedom Sleepers by Keith McHenry
On the edge of City Hall, where city police, rangers, and security guards have driven the homeless protesters--along the Center St. sidewalk across from the Main Library...
Event Date: Tue Jul 12, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 10:36AM
image The Chickens Have Come Home to Roost in Dallas Texas 480_micah_1.jpg by Steven Argue
Yes, a tragedy just occurred in Dallas Texas, but it was not the tragedy claimed by the racist Democrats, Republicans, and corporate media. The real tragedy is the loss Micah Johnson’s life....
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 4:12PM
image Supporting Black Lives Matter Peace Vigil Santa Cruz Ca. 7-10-2016 480_009_1.jpg by AutumnSun
People come together after the all the killings across our country!...
Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 8:58PM