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image Automated License Plate Reader public meeting Wednesday 4-18-2018 Santa Cruz, Ca. 480_001_1.jpg by AutumnSun
The meeting was held Wednesday evening at Santa Cruz County Sheriff office. The Office is located at 5200 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, California....
Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:43PM
image Amah Mutsun Tribal Chairman Speaks at United Nations to Call for Protection of Tribal Sacred Site from Surface Mining Proposal 480_protect_juristac_gilroy_sargent-hills_1.jpg by Amah Mutsun Land Trust
April 12, 2018 - Chairman Valentin Lopez of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band announced today that he will speak on the floor of the United Nations in New York on Tuesday, April 17th, during the 17th Session of the United Nation’s Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Chairman Lopez will be calling the world’s attention to the proposed sand and gravel mining proposal at Sargent Ranch in Gilroy, California Located on the southern border of Silicon Valley. The site, known to the Amah Mutsun as Jurist...
Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:44PM
image Restore the 42nd Avenue Community Cupboard 480_42nd_avenue_community_cupboard_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Restore the Community Cupboard
A petition has been created calling on the the Capitola City Council to restore the 42nd Avenue Community Cupboard. To sign this petition: https://www.change.org/p/capitola-city-council-restore-the-42nd-avenue-community-cupboard...
Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:50AM
image Coalition for Limiting University Expansion to Host Community Meeting 480_university_of_california_uc_santa_cruz_ucsc_1.jpg by CLUE
The University of California, Santa Cruz is proposing to increase enrollment to 28,000 students by 2040, an increase of 8,500 students from the 19,500 limit allowed by 2020 under a lawsuit settlement in 2008. Including the additional faculty and staff needed to serve these students, and their families, the total of new residents will come to about 12,500, roughly equal to the population of Scotts Valley....
Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:47AM
calendar Final Countdown: Rent Control Campaign Update and Canvas 480_santa_cruz_rent_freeze_1.jpg by Santa Cruz For Rent Control
Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:36AM
calendar Protest for Gaza: End the Massacre! 480_jimmy_panetta_gaza_israel_protest_1.jpg by Monterey Peace & Justice Center
Office of Rep. Jimmy Panetta 100 W. Alisal Street Salinas, CA...
Event Date: Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:00PM
Posted: Sat Apr 7, 2018 1:17AM
image As Israeli Forces Open Fire on Unarmed Palestinians, Jimmy Panetta Helps "Congratulate" Israel 480_jimmy-panetta-in-israel-with-benjamin-netanyahu_1.jpg by Santa Cruz News
Congressman Jimmy Panetta, who represents California's central coast, was a member of a Democratic congressional delegation that visited Israel on March 26 to congratulate the nation on the 70th anniversary of the establishment of its government. “Our delegation is pleased to be able to extend the congratulations of the American people to the people of Israel as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of Jewish state this spring,” Nancy Pelosi, the leader of the delegation stated ahead of the March...
Posted: Fri Apr 6, 2018 10:26PM
image Paying Tribute to Legendary SF Bay Area DJ Cameron Paul 480_paul-dmc-annabella_1.jpg by Mary Knowles
Paying tribute to legendary SF Bay Area DJ Cameron Paul who passed away of cancer last week....
Posted: Wed Apr 4, 2018 10:21PM
image Support Local Film: No Volveré (I Will Not Return) 480_no_volvere_drew_adams_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Drew Adams
No Volveré (I Will Not Return) is an English/Spanish spoken feature film that explores the impact of the tech industry on longtime residents of Santa Cruz, CA and the surrounding Monterey Bay. The story follows the daily life of Yahel Ramos, a landfill worker recently released from prison who struggles to reconnect with his 10-year-old son, and Mari Carson, a vagabond teen who relies on her smartphone to navigate her day-to-day survival on the streets....
Posted: Tue Apr 3, 2018 10:49AM
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
image Cesar Chavez Day Santa Cruz 480_003_1.jpg by AutumnSun
"Nov Violence Is More Powerful Than Violence" Santa Cruz Barrios Unidos Presented Celebracion / Celebrate...
Posted: Sun Apr 1, 2018 3:56PM
image Environmental Study Comment Period Opens for East Meadow Development 480_uc_santa_cruz_east_meadow_1.jpg by Santa Cruz News
On March 27, the University of California Santa Cruz released the draft environmental impact report (EIR) for the controversial proposal to develop the East Meadow of campus, an area that has been traditionally kept preserved as an open space. The deceptively titled "Student Housing West" project is now proposed to spread over two sites: Heller Drive on the west side of campus, and Hagar Drive on the East. Members of the public have until May 11 to comment on the East Meadow development propo...
Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:21PM
document Appeal Seeks to Restore Measure Z's Protections Against Oil Industry Pollution in Monterey 18-03-26-notice-of-appeal.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
MONTEREY, Calif. March 26, 2018 — Proponents of Monterey County’s landmark Measure Z ballot initiative filed an appeal today to restore the land-use protections that voters passed by an overwhelming majority in November 2016....
Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:49PM
image Day Workers Center's Open House and 5th Anniversary 480_1_1_1_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Hosted by Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County 3-24-2018 4p.m. to 7p.m. Day Workers Center of Santa Cruz County 2281 7th. Ave. Santa Cruz California 95062...
Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:38PM
image March for Our Lives in Aptos 480_0_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Thousands around the world and more than a thousand turned out this morning in Aptos Ca. to gather and march for change....
Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:46PM
calendar Defend the Rent Freeze! 480_rentfreezemarch_1.jpg by Movement for Housing Justice
Santa Cruz City Hall, 809 Center Street...
Event Date: Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:30PM
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:37PM
image Elected Officials Endorse Watsonville Ballot Initiative to Limit Patient Overcharging watsonville-hospital-ballot-initiative.jpg by SEIU-UHW
[March 13, 2018] WATSONVILLE, Calif. – Support for a Watsonville ballot initiative that would limit patient overcharging is growing as several elected officials recently endorsed the measure and organizers surpassed the 50 percent signature threshold needed to qualify for the Nov. 6 election....
Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:02PM
image Tragic Irony: After Defeating U.S. Government, WAMM Shut Down By California Government 480_sweetleaf-bay-area-valerie-corral_1.jpg by Sweetleaf Bay Area
Since January 1st, 2018, WAMM has been unable to dispense medical cannabis to its patients because of California's new cannabis law. The irony is tragic as the U.S. government was unable to shut WAMM down, but the California government has effectively shut them down....
Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:51PM
image Honoring of the Elders Gathering Canceled 480_honoring_of_the_elders_gathering_1.jpg by Santa Cruz News
The organizers of the Honoring of the Elders Gathering, which has been held annually for over 30 years, announced that this year's gathering at Mt. Madonna park has been canceled due to a lack of support from the Santa Clara County Park system. The Honoring of the Elders Gathering is an intertribal California cultural exchange; Indigenous dancers come from miles around to dance for the Elders in traditional regalia....
Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:05PM
image UC Santa Cruz: The Case For the Meadow 480_east-meadow-uc-santa-cruz_1.jpg by East Meadow Action Committee
The East Meadow Action Committee (EMAC) is a group of University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) faculty, students, alumni, staff, and concerned community members. We have joined together in an effort to prevent development on one of the campus's most important scenic landmarks, the East Meadow, north and east of the intersection of Hagar and Coolidge Drive on the UCSC campus. The open meadows are central to UCSC’s world-renowned design aesthetic. This proposal overturns a fifty-year trad...
Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:10PM