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documentA New Way to Protect Farmland In Santa Cruz County
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by Land Trust of Santa Cruz County
The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County has come up with a new way to protect expensive Pajaro Valley farmland. The local non-profit has teamed up with The Conservation Fund, a national organization dedicated to providing environmental and economic solutions, to purchase farmland and then resell it with a conservation easement that forever protects the land as farmland....
Posted: Mon Jul 1, 2019 6:43PM
calendarParks and Rec Set to Sabotage Glover "Open the Bathrooms" Proposal by Robert Norse
Santa Cruz Council Chambers at 809 Center St....
Event Date: Mon Jul 1, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 1, 2019 10:17AM
textCalifornia to Evaluate Curbing Oil, Gas Extraction by Center for Biological Diversity
State Budget Funds Study on Decreasing Fossil Fuel Supply, Demand...
Posted: Mon Jul 1, 2019 12:07AM
imageHawai'i Board of Education Bans Herbicides on School Grounds in Response to Community Concerns
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by Center for Food Safety
Honolulu, HI, June 28, 2019 — This week, the Hawai'i State Board of Education (BOE) released a memo announcing that it will be banning the use of herbicides on public school campuses effective immediately. The announcement is the result of a public meeting held on Monday between BOE officials, community members, and Dewayne "Lee" Johnson—the first plaintiff to win a cancer suit brought against Monsanto/Bayer....
Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:59PM
imageCowell’s Beach Sees Continued Reduction in Bacteria Counts Despite Listing by Heal The Bay
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by Save The Waves Coalition
SANTA CRUZ, CA— Cowell’s Beach once again finds itself on Heal the Bay’s ‘Beach Bummer’ list, but experts in the Cowell’s Working Group have noted a long-term reduction in overall exceedances of state water quality standards and concentrations of bacteria....
Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:27PM
calendarCommunity Health Care Town Hall
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by California Nurses Association
275 Main St, Watsonville...
Event Date: Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:00PM
Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:31PM
calendarLights for Liberty: Santa Cruz
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by Santa Cruz Indivisible
Superior Court of California, County of Santa Cruz 701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz,...
Event Date: Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:28PM
documentUC Santa Cruz Lobby Corps Addresses Recall Effort
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by Santa Cruz News
The UC Santa Cruz Lobby Corps has issued a letter opposing the recall effort being made by Santa Cruz United against Santa Cruz City Councilmembers Drew Glover and Chris Krohn. The letter states that, "students are at serious risk of losing some of our strongest advocates in local government" if the recall is successful. The letter accuses Santa Cruz United of spreading false information about the candidates, including, "falsely accusing Glover of perjury in federal court."...
Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:20PM
documentResist and Reject the Recall!
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by Robert Norse
Strongly and Clearly Reject Mayoral Bullying...
Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:06PM
imageGrassroots Democracy at the Crossroads
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by Steve Pleich
Recall Would Not Serve Our Community...
Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:14AM
imageBan on Hunting With Lead Ammo to Go Into Effect in California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 27, 2019 — On Monday California will become the first state to ban all lead ammunition for hunting — the culmination of years of efforts to phase out toxic lead ammunition in the environment....
Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:40AM
calendarPeace with Iran
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by Food Not Bombs
Town Clock Downtown SC Water St. & Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:27AM
calendarWe are Still Here: Ohlone Elder Honors Her Ancestors
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by Rucha Chitnis Photography
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History 705 Front St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:22AM
imageState Endangered Species Protection Sought for Mountain Lions in Southern California, Central Coast
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Some Populations Face Extinction Threat From Freeways, Sprawl, Rat Poison...
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:54AM
imageThe New War Against the Homeless
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by Keith McHenry
Political recalls and the campaign to dehumanize those who live without housing....
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:18AM
calendarReport on The Poor People's Moral Action Congress and the founding of the Committee to Re-establish the National Union of the Homeless
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by Santa Cruz County Poor People's Campaign
Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:08PM
imageIs New City Manager Tina Friend Bringing an Anti-Homeless Agenda to Scotts Valley?
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by Santa Cruz News Network
Without public input, freshly hired City Manager Tina Friend has drafted the City of Scotts Valley's political position on Assembly Bill 516, a state bill which would amend the California vehicle code to extend the amount of time before local authorities may legally tow a vehicle parked in public, and would also prevent the sale of vehicles after they are impounded to cover towing expenses. The bill is seen as a much needed protection for low income residents in the state; having a vehicle to...
Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:39PM
textAmidst Puerto Rico Financial Crisis, Island Religious Leaders Call for Global Debt Relief by Kate Zeller
San Juan, Puerto Rico - Last week, Archbishop Roberto González—the leader of the Archdiocese of San Juan, the Secretary General of the Puerto Rico Bible Society—Reverend Heriberto Martínez and the island's Catholic Charities head, Reverend Enrique Camacho released a statement urging solidarity with countries wrestling with debt crisis and economic challenges....
Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:20PM
imageICE raids targeting migrant families slated to start Sunday in major U.S. cities
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by Chinga la migra
ICE will raid family homes across the country on Sunday, June 23rd. If you witness a raid in progress or other ICE movements, document what you see. Call a legal support hotline immediately....
Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:17PM
image“Never Again” Means Act Now
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by Jenny Kurzweil
As the national conversation escalates around what to appropriately call the detention centers at the southern border, the humanitarian crisis continues. Here are tangible actions the local Santa Cruz community can take to protest America's immigration policies and support relief efforts at the border....
Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:28PM