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textPoor Countries Lose Billions from Tax Avoidance, Reveal "Mauritius Leaks" by Kate Zeller
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released evidence that laws in the country of Mauritius help corporations avoid taxes globally, including on the continent of Africa....
Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:23PM
calendarRiver Health Day by Coastal Watershed Council
These events will take place on the east bank of the San Lorenzo River downstream of the Soquel Avenue Bridge. We will meet along the Santa Cruz Riverwalk – look for the blue CWC table! We highly recommend walking or biking to the event as there is limited parking in the area. Parking is available in the CWC parking lot (107 Dakota Ave.) or behind the Royal Taj India Cuisine restaurant (270 Soquel Ave.)....
Event Date: Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:30AM
Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:03AM
textCredit Suisse Banker Pleads Guilty in Mozambique Loan Scandal by Kate Zeller
On Friday, former Credit Suisse banker Andrew Pearse pled guilty in US Federal Court for accepting millions of dollars in a fraud scheme that led to a $2 billion Mozambique loan scandal and debt crisis in the East African country....
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:09PM
textNationwide Effort Calls for Housing, Not Handcuffs by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
(July 17, 2019, Washington, D.C.) – Today, the #IAskForHelpBecause Campaign launched its second round of a nationwide effort to strike down bans on panhandling and to replace them with more constructive policies that address the root causes of homelessness. Since the 2015 decision in Norton v. Springfield that found any targeting of speech asking for donations for punishment invokes the strictest scrutiny under First Amendment protections, every ordinance limiting panhandling, begging, or sol...
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:24AM
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
calendarClimate Smart Farming and Gardening Workshop
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by Terra Cultura
The event will be held on site at Terra Cultura, a nonprofit eco-education farm in Aromas, CA. Our mission is to cultivate resilient communities empowered through education and collaboration in agrecology, sustainable living, and the arts....
Event Date: Sat Aug 3, 2019 10:00AM
Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:12PM
calendarBlowout: Who's Next? Film Showing
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by Resource Center for Nonviolence
Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sat Aug 3, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:20PM
calendarMonterey Peninsula Pride Parade & Celebration 2019
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by Monterey Peninsula Pride
Monterey Bay Custom House Plaza Fishermans Wharf, Monterey...
Event Date: Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:14PM
calendarBLACKkKLANSMAN Film Screening and Discussion
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by Resource Center for Nonviolence
Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:06PM
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
calendarNew Orleans Funeral March to Panetta's Office and Die In
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by Extinction Rebellion: Santa Cruz
Meet us in front of the Starving Musician (1003 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz) at 9:30 am...
Event Date: Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:30AM
Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:47PM
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
calendarTribal Chair Valentin Lopez Speaks Regarding Protecting Juristac!
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by South Bay Indigenous Solidarity
Louden Nelson Community Center Room #3 301 Center Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:00PM
Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:41PM
calendarDirect Action to Liberate the Locked Louden Nelson Bathrooms
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by Conscience and Action/HUFF
Louden Nelson Community Center at Laurel and Center Streets in Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:00PM
Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:10PM
imageUrgent Community Town Hall to Address Concerns about Patient Care with Impending Sale of Watsonville Community Hospital
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by California Nurses Association
Registered nurses, doctors, community activists, and residents are holding a town hall Sunday, July 14 to share concerns about patient care and strategize on action as Watsonville Community Hospital is up for sale, announced the California Nurses Association today....
Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:15PM
imageResist the Recall With Real Progressive Initiatives
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by Robert Norse
Flyer distributed at former mayor Mathews new bait-and-switch 'Bury the Library in the Parking Garage" Rally Today...
Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:15PM
textUnited Nations Calls for Mozambique Disaster Aid as Country Wrestles with Illegal Debt by Kate Zeller
Washington, DC - On Thursday, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for more relief aid to be sent to disaster-recovering Mozambique. The country is reeling from two devastating cyclones and wrestling with debts that Mozambique's high court calls illegal....
Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:31PM