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calendarSupport the Hunger Strikers at Santa Cruz County Jail
by Santa Cruz Jail Hunger Strike Solidarity
Santa Cruz County Jail, 259 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Wed May 15, 2019 10:00AM
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 8:54AM
videoPolice Attacks Berkeley (video/mp4 33.1MB) by Vaughn
Officer Aranus of UC Berkeley police, grabs peaceful person by neck, throwing them to the ground on UCB campus, March 12, 6pm....
Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 6:45PM
textSan Francisco Becomes First in the Country to Ban the Use of Facial Recognition by Oakland Privacy
San Francisco Approves Oversight of Surveillance Tech and Becomes 1st Municipality in the Country to Ban The Use of Facial Recognition...
Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 3:18PM
calendarVallejo Press Conference & Rally For Justice
by Vallejo For Racial Justice
Vallejo City Hall 555 Santa Clara St Vallejo, CA....
Event Date: Tue May 14, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Fri May 10, 2019 5:09PM
imagePhotos from May Day 2019 in Oakland
by Oakland Sin Fronteras and allies
Thousands rallied and marched in Oakland to mark International Workers Day 2019. ILWU Local 10 shut down the port for the day, as is a local May Day tradition....
Posted: Wed May 8, 2019 6:23PM
imageRoss Camp Eviction, Santa Cruz, Tuesday 5-7-2019
by AutumnSun
Today with only a couple camp residents now in the area. Heavy equipment is being brought in and the police have closed off the area, including the footbridge!...
Posted: Tue May 7, 2019 8:03PM
imageRoss Camp Eviction, Santa Cruz, Monday 5-6-2019
by AutumnSun
The first 13 photos are from Monday morning. The following 7 photos are from Monday afternoon....
Posted: Tue May 7, 2019 6:40PM
imageRoss Camp Eviction, Santa Cruz, Saturday 5-4-2019
by AutumnSun
While some may know by now, Ross Camp occupants were evicted after I left at about noon yesterday....
Posted: Sat May 4, 2019 5:15PM
imageRoss Camp Eviction! Santa Cruz CA. 5-3-2019
by AutumnSun
Today in Santa Cruz at Ross Camp! I arrived at about 8:45am. and stayed until about noon. Though they said that everyone had to be out by 10am. today, this does not seem to be the case, at least for now!...
Posted: Fri May 3, 2019 7:00PM
imageExplosive Detonated During Ross Camp Eviction, According to Police
by Santa Cruz News
Today an explosion was intentionally set as Santa Cruz Police were evicting homeless residents from the Ross/Heroes Camp in Santa Cruz, according to Chief of Police Andrew Mills. Mills posted a photo of the alleged explosion to his social media account....
Posted: Fri May 3, 2019 1:07PM
textAmid Surprise Jail Closure Announcement, Calls for Alameda Sheriff Accountability Grow by Danny Thongsy
Oakland community members demand a financial and performance audit of the Sheriff’s office as budget shortfalls, civil lawsuits, and reports of substandard jail conditions continue to mount....
Posted: Fri May 3, 2019 11:05AM
imageHighway Buddha's Toby Gray Says Homeless Camp Residents Can "Evacuate to the Highway"
by Bobby McGee
As the front-man of the band "Highway Buddha", Toby Gray sings and plays Woodstock-generation cover songs to small audiences on the Central Coast. For the past 20 years he has also been a member of the iconic 1960's era musical group "It's A Beautiful Day", a band that is part of psychedelic music history. The image of Toby Gray is that of a happy, smiling, beret-wearing hippy song man, however it wouldn't necessarily be a "beautiful day" for the homeless residents of the Ross Camp, or homele...
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 9:17PM
imageProtests Planned at Heroes Camp
by Santa Cruz News
Keith McHenry of Food Not Bombs has announced there will be a protest to oppose the eviction of the homeless residents from the Heroes/Ross Camp in Santa Cruz on Friday, May 3, at 9:00 am on the San Lorenzo River levee behind the Ross Dress for Less store. The protests were called for following Federal Judge Edward Davila's decision on Monday to dissolve a temporary restraining that had been preventing the City of Santa Cruz from moving forward with their proposed eviction of the homeless enc...
Posted: Wed May 1, 2019 4:13PM
imageA3 Newsletter: Zulu Whitmore update and Albert Woodfox in Bay Area
by International Coalition to free the Angola 3
The new issue of the A3 newsletter has just been released. Albert Woodfox's "Solitary" book tour is coming to Northern California, in Berkeley for the Bay Area Book Festival on May 4 &5, and in Sacramento at Underground Books on May 7. Read more below....
Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:31PM
imageJudge Burdick Rules Police Can Start Removing People and Survival Property from Camp Behind Ross
by Keith McHenry
PROTEST AT SANTA CRUZ CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY, APRIL 23RD AT NOON. Possible action on the levee outside the Gateway Plaza Camp on Wednesday, April 24 at 4:00 PM....
Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:47PM
calendarBorder Patrol Off San Jose City Collge Campus
by Dump Trump San Jose
San Jose City College, Outside of the Main Gym 2100 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, California 95128...
Event Date: Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:30AM
Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:21AM
textExradition: Wikileaks and the IRA in SF by Michael Steinberg
The looming extradition of Julian Assange to the US reminds us off another such case in San Francisco 25 years ago....
Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:34PM
imageAB392: Ways To Take Action to Save Lives from Police Violence
by Let Us Live Coalition
We are gearing up for a historic battle in Sacramento and in our communities this legislative session....
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:16PM
imageAssange Gets Union Backing, ILWU May Day & Gentrification & CA DIR Baker Scandal
by WorkWeek Radio
KPFA WorkWeek Radio covers union support for Julian Assange in Australia, the threat of the John Fisher's A's Stadium to Maritime Union Jobs and Gentrificaiton in Oakland and the growing corruption scandal at California Department of Industrial Relations DIR where the director Christine Baker was forced to resign after illegally putting her daugther on the payroll and paying her over $100,000 for no work. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is not only refusing to investigate and prose...
Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:35PM
imageThe California Act to Save Lives (AB 392) Passes in Assembly Public Safety Committee
by Dave Id
In a huge milestone for limiting the ability of police to kill at will, the California Act to Save Lives (AB 392) passed in the State Assembly Public Safety Committee by a 5-2 vote on April 9. The bill was introduced this year by Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) and will save lives by restricting when police can use deadly force....
Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:12PM