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calendarStrawberry & Justice Festival 2019
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by UCSC Food Systems Working Group
Cowell Ranch Hay Barn UC Santa Cruz 1156 High St, Santa Cruz,...
Event Date: Tue Jun 4, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Sat May 25, 2019 4:52PM
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
Posted: Sat May 25, 2019 4:44PM
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
imageDecision on Monarch Butterfly's Endangered Species Protection Extended to 2020
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by Center for Food Safety
Butterfly's Vulnerability to Climate Change Calls for Further Population Modeling...
Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 3:25PM
textFisheries Meeting Aims to Ensure Enough West Coast Salmon for Starving Orcas by Center for Biological Diversity
Lawsuit Prompts Consultation to Save Southern Resident Killer Whales...
Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 3:12PM
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
imageRallies in Bakersfield, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara to Oppose Trump's Oil-leasing Plan for California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— Environmental and community groups joined by elected officials will hold rallies this week to blast the Trump administration’s draft plan to open more than a million acres of public land and mineral estate in central California to oil drilling and fracking. The rallies will precede each of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s public hearings in Bakersfield, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara....
Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 6:06PM
imageDespite Lawsuit, TBSC Leader Calls for Hosing Down a Sleeping Homeless Man
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by Peter Green
Samantha Olden, a leader of the "public safety" group Take Back Santa Cruz (TBSC), recently made a comment on social media suggesting a homeless man be hosed down with water to discourage him from trespassing in the area in which he was sleeping. The comment from Olden comes just over a month after homeless residents in Santa Cruz named Take Back Santa Cruz in a federal civil rights lawsuit, which calls for TBSC to, "be enjoined from dangerous inflammatory hate speech and ordered to publicly ...
Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 2:20PM
imageCouncil Proposal Recognizes Lynching of Francisco Arias and José Chamales as 'Act of Racial Terror'
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by Santa Cruz News
On May 14 the Santa Cruz City Council passed a motion to request a recommendation from the Historic Preservation Commission (for return to the August 13th City Council meeting for action) for the placement of a historic plaque on Water Street Bridge recognizing the lynching of Francisco Arias and José Chamales. The men, who were Californios, Spanish speaking Mexican and Native American men, were lynched on the bridge on May 2, 1877, shortly after their arrest on murder charges. "The lynching ...
Posted: Sun May 19, 2019 12:36AM
textFascist trends in Santa Cruz Government by Elise Casby
Activists and myself using the derogatory gesture of the nazi salutes were focused on and reported in the conservative and reactionary paper, The Santa Cruz Sentinel by writer, Jessica York on May 15, 2019. As usual the focus was on the graphic gesture and not the fact that public comment and other forms of democratic participation are dwindling over the years as each mayor, now Martine Watkins takes up the mantle of repression....
Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 6:40PM
calendarChange the Narrative! Stop the Hate, Come to the Westside Neighbors meeting by Alicia Kuhl (reposted)
Santa Cruz Police Department Community Room: 155 Center St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Tue May 21, 2019 5:00PM
Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 3:34PM
calendarHands Across the Sand 2019 Monterey
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by Surfrider Foundation
Del Monte Beach, Municipal Wharf 2, Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA...
Event Date: Sat May 18, 2019 10:00AM
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 6:09PM
imageReport: Trump Fracking Leases Top 1 Gigaton of Potential Climate Pollution in Lower 48
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by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz., May 15, 2019 — A new Center for Biological Diversity report shows that the Trump administration is dramatically ramping up oil and gas leases, offering nearly 5 million acres of public lands in the lower 48 states ― most of it in Wyoming and Utah. Those leases, offered as scientists warn that fossil fuels should be rapidly phased out, contain 1 gigaton of potential greenhouse gas pollution....
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 9:47AM
calendarSupport the Hunger Strikers at Santa Cruz County Jail
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by Santa Cruz Jail Hunger Strike Solidarity
Santa Cruz County Jail, 259 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Wed May 15, 2019 10:00AM
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 8:54AM
imageThe People from Ross Camp Have Been Dispersed Throughout Santa Cruz
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by Keith McHenry
Most of the people who made Ross Camp their home have been dispersed throughout the city of Santa Cruz in violation of the Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals ruling in Martin v Boise....
Posted: Sat May 11, 2019 2:55PM
imageTrump's Oil Drilling Plan Includes Locations in the Santa Cruz Mountains
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by Alex Darocy
A variety of wooded areas in the Santa Cruz Mountains have been included in the Trump administration's latest plan for new oil drilling on public lands in California. On May 9, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management released the Environmental Impact Statement for the plan to open up oil and gas leasing and development in 725,500 acres of public lands and mineral estates in the Central Coast and the Bay Area. Included in the EIS is what is described as "12.55 acres of public land in the Ramsey Gul...
Posted: Sat May 11, 2019 1:26PM
imageTrump Finalizes Plan to Open 725,500 Acres of California's Central Coast to Drilling, Fracking
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by Center for Biological Diversity
MARINA, Calif., May 9, 2019 — The Trump administration today finalized a plan to open 725,500 acres of public lands and mineral estate across California’s Central Coast and the Bay Area to new oil and gas drilling. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management plan is an increase of nearly 327,000 acres from the draft proposal prepared under the Obama administration....
Posted: Thu May 9, 2019 10:51AM
calendarCuba's Democracy
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by Monterey Peace and Justice Center
Monterey Peace and Justice Center 1364 Fremont Boulevard Seaside, CA 93955...
Event Date: Sat May 18, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Wed May 8, 2019 8:34PM
imageStudy Finds High Levels of Pesticide Exposure among Teenage Girls in California’s Salinas Valley
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by Beyond Pesticides
(Beyond Pesticides, April 26, 2019) Research by the youth participatory action team of the CHAMACOS of the Salinas Evaluating Chemicals in Homes and Agriculture (COSECHA) reveals that teenagers in the Salinas Valley, California are routinely exposed to concerning levels of multiple toxic pesticides, several of them known endocrine disruptors. In an interview with Kion News, COSECHA research director Kimberly Parra remarked that the study is especially important because teenagers are in a stag...
Posted: Wed May 8, 2019 3:16PM
textJohn Laird derides Santa Cruz environmentalists by Meta Self
Laird: business as usual; Democratic Party bullshit; Earth is dying and these arrogant bozos are in charge....
Posted: Wed May 8, 2019 12:43AM