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text 121 Of Many Ways Donald Trump Harms Animals People Birds Fishes Butterflies Bees by ARC 9
Trump bombs animals and has allowed Alaskan trophy hunters to take over the national park in Alaska. Every Republican senator except the ailing Isakson, over 200 Republican representatives signed a resolution allowing aerial hunting of animals, baiting of bear traps with food, and the murder of bear cubs and wolf puppies in their own dens. Trump quickly signed it into law. For the first time, hunters are allowed into our parks with their stalking bloody terrorizing of animals....
Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:31PM
text California Lawmakers Act to Protect Whales, Turtles From Entanglement by Center for Biological Diversity
Approved Bill Requires Stronger Rules for Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery...
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:19AM
text 119 Of Many Ways Donald Trump Harms Animals People Birds Fishes Butterflies Bees Water by ARC
From taking his trophy hunter son Don's request that he nominate trophy hunter Ryan Zinke to head DOI to his bombing of animals, Trump kills and harms animals many ways....
Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:23PM
text HUD Prioritizes Funding for Communities Taking Steps Against Criminalization of Homelessness by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
Forthcoming Homeless Law Center Report Shares Progress and Tools for Doing More...
Posted: Mon Jul 9, 2018 11:39AM
text Santa Cruz City Manager Refuses to Reopen Louden Nelson/San Lorenzo Park Bathrooms by Robert Norse
Closed as part of a broader campaign targeting unhoused folks outside, the bathrooms at Louden Nelson Center, San Lorenzo Park, and City Hall remained locked and/or closed to the general public. City Manager Martin Bernal ducked an invitation to explain at a gathering a week ago. He then met the next day with Conscience-and-Action [C&A] activists and rejected suggestions to reopen the bathrooms or immediately provide additional accessible portapotties....
Posted: Sun Jul 8, 2018 4:00PM
text The Latest Witch Hunt Against Alix Tichelman by The Transmetropolitan Review
Alix Tichelman: Jailed in Santa Cruz, deported by ICE to Canada, now threatened with extradition back to the United States...
Posted: Sat Jul 7, 2018 8:45PM
text California Legislators Urge Wildlife Officials to Protect Whales, Sea Turtles from Entanglement by Center for Biological Diversity
Assembly Committee Approves SB1309, Requiring New Regulations for Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery...
Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:07AM
text Homeless Rights HoeDown Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (June 12-14) by HUFF, Conscience in Action, & Jeremy Alderson
Various events including Tuesday's Homelessness Marathon and City Council Speakout, Wednesday'a HUFF meeting and Juneteenth Celebration, and Thursday's Picketing Prejudice at Parks and Rec HQ are up for observaton and participation in the next few days....
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:51PM
text Angola 3 Newsletter: Keep On Keeping On by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
We have just released the latest issue of our newsletter, focusing on 'Soledad Brother' John Clutchette's release from a California prison, Robert King and Albert Woodfox's visit to Santa Cruz CA, Jena 6 Defendant Theo Shaw's graduation from law school, Angola Prison inmates demanding an end to slavery, NRCAT's Torture Awareness Month, and the passing of Tiyo Attallah Salah-El....
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:30PM
text Keith McHenry's Food not Bombs and Homeless Update from Santa Cruz by Medea Benjamin (posted by Norse)
Video of Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs activist Keith McHenry walking Medea Bejamin through the twice-weekly sidewalk meal outside the Santa Cruz main post office and giving an extensive update on the anti-homeless measures taken by Santa Cruz authorities on Sunday June 10th....
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:36PM
text ACLU Statement of Opposition to Anti-Homeless Measures at Louden Nelson Center and Park by ACLU (posted by Norse)
In April, ACLU Chair Peter Geldblum sent a letter to the City's Parks & Recreation Department expressing revulsion and concern regarding the recent closure of the bathrooms and other restrictive actions burdening the public and especially local homeless folks. I post it here....
Posted: Sat Jun 9, 2018 1:53PM
text Local residents on Congressional Accompaniment Tour to Palestine/Israel by Peter Klotz-Chamberlin
Local residents Peter Klotz-Chamberlin, Tom Helman, David Furnish, and Joshua Grossman accompanied Congressman Jimmy Panetta's Executive Assistant Rose Leopold to Palestine and Israel April 27-May 4. They visited cities and villages under Israeli military occupation--Jerusalem, Susiya, Hebron, Khan Al Ahmar, and others. They observed Israeli military court proceedings with children. They met Palestinians, Israelis and also UN and US officials. They will report Friday, June 8, 7pm at RCNV, and...
Posted: Sun Jun 3, 2018 3:26PM
text More Californians getting sick from pesticides, according to latest state report by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Agricultural cases up 50%; Monterey County third highest in California...
Posted: Fri Jun 1, 2018 12:56PM
text Bay Area News Group article on the Governor's race ignores Delaine Eastin by Stanley Sokolow
A news article today from the publisher of The Santa Cruz Sentinel, The San Jose Mercury News, and many other local newspapers, speaks about the positions of gubernatorial candidates on higher education in California. It completely ignores Delaine Eastin although she is tied in recent polls with one candidate that they did talk about. Eastin knows education in California, has big plans for it, and they should have included her in the story....
Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 9:27AM
text State agency fails to protect vulnerable communities from pesticide exposure, report finds by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Department of Pesticide Regulation receives poor grades in 2nd annual agency assessment...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 9:00PM
text Rent control campaigns presently in ten California cities by Lynda Carson
Rent control and just cause eviction protections are the only fair and humane ways to slow down greedy landlords and profiteering realtors from gouging renters with never ending rent increases, unjust evictions, displacing renters from their communities, and adding to the already-dire affordable housing crisis in California!...
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 11:56PM
text Pesticide Use Near Record High in California, Monterey Numbers Concerning by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Use of cancer-causing fumigant pesticide on the rise for Monterey strawberries...
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:36PM
text Vehicular Profiteering Downtown Will Punish the Poor and Drive Away Customers by Robert Norse
Santa Cruz City Council is set to rubberstamp increased parking fees, new parking meters, a two-hour "Move Along" vehicular law, "no vending from vehicles", and a "no vehicles above 6' in height" requirement along Pacific Ave. and adjacent streets at its 1:30 PM wesession tomorrow. It's item #18 on the so-called "Consent Public Hearings" section of the agenda....
Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:40PM
text Monterey County Supervisors to Decide on Hames Valley Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
Permit to Drill Wells in New Area up for Review After Measure Z Passage...
Posted: Mon Apr 2, 2018 2:52PM
text Holy Ground Desecrated at Site of Apache Resistance to Arizona Mine by Center for Biological Diversity
Vandals Destroy Crosses, Eagle Feathers at Oak Flat Campground...
Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:28PM