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imageDepartment of Water Resources Faces $60 Million Shortfall
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by Dan Bacher
“Ultimately, DWR cannot go broke because it has a default source for funding: property taxes and water rates,” Carolee Krieger, Executive Director of the California Water Impact Network (C-WIN), pointed out. “They believe property taxes can be increased to meet the agency’s needs without a public vote.”...
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:38AM
textCapitalism and War: Pope Francis by Pope Francis
Pope Francis was interviewed by the “la Vanguardia” newspaper from Catalonia. In the dialogue, Francis spoke about the state of reforms in the Vatican, Benedict’s retirement and prayer for peace on Pentecost....
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 4:21AM
textMDRC's Rent Reform Assault: Section 8 tenants vs. affordable housing industry by Lynda Carson
The reason the assault on the low-income Section 8 voucher holders is occurring is because the affordable housing industry wants more Section 8 vouchers to be taken away from the poor. The affordable housing industry wants the vouchers to be removed from the poor so the vouchers can be converted, and transferred for use at their subsidized housing projects!...
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 8:57PM
imageArt of War - Gaza
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by Larmee
Gaza...
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:59PM
imageThe EPA, The OMB Bureaucracy, Risk Assessment And National Climate Coalitions
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by Tomas DiFiore
Rural Nevada Protests Fracking June 6, 2014 RENO, Nev. (AP) — A rural county has joined an environmental group in challenging an oil and gas lease sale in central Nevada that could open 270 square miles of public land to hydraulic fracturing. Lander County Commissioner Dean Bullock said the county's protest was filed on behalf of ranchers and farmers. Communities across America continue to ban fracking with local community ordinances. There are no 'symbolic gestures'. Community Right's Initia...
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:48PM
calendarStrike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. Fighting All Kinds of Unjust Debt. by Hannah Appel
Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, just outside of City Hall. Oscar Grant Plaza, 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA....
Event Date: Sat Aug 16, 2014 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:18PM
textDo you trust the owners of The Cloud? by Georgia Catherine Vanya
Does music streaming make CDs useless? Do you trust the One Percent -- who control the cloud --- to preserve your personal info, home-made art, banned thoughts, etc? .......
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:02PM
image"Free Palestine" rally in Fresno, CA
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by Dylan Donnelly
7/18/2014 News of violence in the Gaza Strip spark protests in Fresno, CA...
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:43PM
imageProtestors Block Freeway 101 Demanding Justice for Andy Lopez
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by Dylan Donnelly
July 12, 2014 Protestors block northbound traffic on freeway 101 in response to district attorney's decision not to charge Sheriff Deputy that killed 13 year old Andy Lopez...
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:04PM
audioMideast Migraines - Dare to Speak Out, begin chapter 6 (audio/mpeg 130.4MB) by Ren Tawil
Continued reading of Paul Findley's "They Dare to Speak Out", begin chapter 6, interstitial music. Length: 1:53:58/ Date Recorded: 2014-07-12/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (134MB), Mono...
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:48PM
calendarFrom the UK to the Bay Area Sex Workers Win Justice and the Right to Work Safely by Rachel West
518 Valencia Street San Francisco, (Nr 16th St BART)...
Event Date: Fri Aug 1, 2014 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:44PM
imageProtests Opposing Israel's War on Gaza Continue in Santa Cruz
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by Alex Darocy
Following reports that Israel had begun moving ground troops into Gaza, community members in Santa Cruz held protests on July 18 and 19. Another demonstration is planned for today, July 21 at 5pm at the Town Clock to protest the military escalation and the ongoing killing of Palestinians (See: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2014/07/08/18758396.php ). [Photos from July 19]...
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:42PM
documentUpdated List of Santa Cruz Police Department Personnel
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by SCPD (posted by Norse)
I received this updated list of SCPD personnel--buffed up considerably from the earlier posting (referenced below). For those involved in copwatching or using the police in any capacity, this is a list of badge numbers matched up with employees....
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 12:18PM
videoFree Palestine Rally in San Francisco - Part 2 (video/quicktime 49.3MB) by Bill Carpenter
AYO, the Arab Youth Organization of the Arab Resource & Organizing Center, outraged by recent attacks on Gaza, rallied and marched in San Francisco on July 12, 2014, demanding an end to US aid to Israel and to Zionist rule over Palestine....
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:53AM
audioJuly 17th 2014 Commemoration On World Justice (audio/mpeg 39.2MB) by Tomas DiFiore
The Mp3 share, a composite of samplings – is spirited from the Timber Wars of the Pacific NW to Nicaragua, Guatemala, 911, Iran, Irag, Afghanistan, New York, Washington D.C., Indigenous Lands and People Everywhere. Beginning with a march on Washington (40,000 KKK in 1925) it journeys through the trail of Henry Kissinger, and the world’s various indictments of some of the masters of war and cultural despots. These audio samples cover a large range of connected subjects and are somewhat of a hi...
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:31AM
textOccupy Santa Cruz to Mark Third Anniversary by One Occupier
Still Working for Social and Economic Justice...
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:22AM
calendarOccupyForum -- The People's Climate Curriculum by Karthik
Global Exchange, 2017 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA - 94110...
Event Date: Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:27AM
calendar100th Birthday Party for the Berkeley Post Office. by
Downtown Berkeley Post Office 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Sat Jul 26, 2014 1:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:05AM
imageFresno police Chief Jerry Dyer's patrol car set on fire
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by BoNhia Lee
This article was in The Fresno Bee - July 21, 2014....
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 8:45AM
audioNim One interview on Settingthestandard Album release on July 29 (audio/x-wav 85.5MB) by paz
Nim One interview on Settingthestandard Album release on July 29...
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:44AM