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Mayor Keeley Targets the Homeless with Surprise Traffic Median Motion (video/mp4 165.0MB)
At the March 14th meeting of the Santa Cruz City Council, Mayor Fred Keeley introduced a surprise motion targeting homeless residents who panhandle on traffic medians (watch video below). Keeley's motion was not included anywhere in the meeting's agenda packet, he spontaneously inserted it into an unrelated vote on item #15, which concerned bicycle safety improvements and the removal of automobile parking on Laurel Street. Keeley stated the motion as follows: "Add additional direction that th...
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2023 8:06am PDT
Food Not Bombs Will Not Be Silenced
A global war is boiling in the back kitchen with the noisy rattling of a brass kettle on a gas stove left unattended. Millions of us stand at the register discovering our food stamps have diminished leaving our families with half full bellies as the banks of the exploiters slide into insolvency promising to take us all down with them....
Posted: Fri, Mar 17, 2023 7:16pm PDT
Forcing the Homeless of Santa Cruz into the Harsh Torrents of the Atmospheric River
A Special Kind of Cruelty...
Posted: Tue, Mar 14, 2023 1:01pm PDT
Activist Leads Fight to Stop Harassment of Vehicular Residents
In an extensive and well-documented article on LookOut, activist Reggie Meisler published his research and activism to defend the rights of those in vehicles being harassed by police. Cops have been threatening and ticketing for signs not permitted by the Costal Commission....
Posted: Sat, Mar 11, 2023 5:00pm PST
We Demand Santa Cruz City and County Officials Open 24 Hour Emergency Shelters Now!
Protect the Homeless from the Ravages of the Atmospheric River...
Posted: Thu, Mar 9, 2023 12:51pm PST
ILWU 10 Meeting On Mumia & Report From Trip To South Africa
ILWU Local 10 Henry Schmidt Room 400 North Point St. San Francisco...
Event Date: Sat, Mar 11, 2023 10:30am PST
Posted: Tue, Mar 7, 2023 10:16pm PST
Three Women Discover the Americas’ Best Kept Secret—Nicaragua!
Eyewitness account-inspiring trip Jan.2023. 50% of government is female. Met w/ Minister of Women, Sandinista legislators, peasant revolutionaries, agro-ecologists at women cooperatives, health pro's. Model of resilience, caring economy/society, alternative to capitalist corporatocracy. Preschool thru post doc free. Free health care. No hunger or homeless. Si se puede!...
Posted: Mon, Mar 6, 2023 7:25pm PST
Long Haul in Berkeley faces displacement due to landlord’s proposed development
Berkeley’s volunteer-operated, non-profit radical community center Long Haul is threatened with displacement by a proposal to demolish its building to build an 8-story, $40-50 million housing development....
Posted: Mon, Mar 6, 2023 7:04pm PST
Turkey Earthquake, Corruption & Erdogan, Ballad Of Harry Bridges & ILWU Mumia On WorkWeek
WorkWeek covers the Turkey Earthquake, Corruption & Erdogan & Ballad Of Harry Bridges along with the ILWU Local 10 initiated Labor Community March for Mumia Abu-Jamal on 2/16/23....
Posted: Wed, Mar 1, 2023 11:40am PST
Trying to Reach Postmodern America...Are You There?
Not rotting in the quagmire of samsara!...
Posted: Thu, Feb 9, 2023 5:24pm PST
Free CWA NABET Journalist & Political Prisoner Mumia: An Injury To One Is An Injury To All
ILWU Local 10 400 NorthPoint St San Francisco, CA March to Harry Bridges Plaza next to Ferry Building...
Event Date: Thu, Feb 16, 2023 12:00pm PST
Posted: Wed, Feb 8, 2023 1:56pm PST
Good Housing is a Right! (Online Townall)
Zoom (Online) Zoom info: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82158800683?pwd=N2J6UjgxNWhNak1WRWdUdm9CUit4QT09 Meeting ID: 821 5880 0683 Passcode: 340756...
Event Date: Sat, Mar 11, 2023 4:00pm PST
Posted: Wed, Feb 8, 2023 11:23am PST
Follow-Up Protest Questions for Tuesday February 7th 11 AM
A second protest is slated for the Mountain Community Resource Center after a woman videoing the midnight eviction of a homeless man for "trespass" was arrested, brutalized, and faces a year in jail and $1000 fine....
Posted: Sun, Feb 5, 2023 8:10pm PST
ARPA Funds and the Public Commons at Concord's Todos Santos
On the council agenda for their February 7th meeting, Concord's city council will consider giving nearly half-a-million dollars to the Todos Santos Business Association for "porters" and "private security". This private-public partnership to patrol Todos Santos Park and the adjacent downtown area will blur the lines between private property and public commons....
Posted: Fri, Feb 3, 2023 7:20pm PST
International docker unions in Durban To Commemorate 50th Year of Durban Uprising
ILWU Local 10 members joined the 50th year anniversary commemoration of the 1973 Durban uprising. They plan to fight privatization of the ports globally....
Posted: Wed, Jan 25, 2023 5:11am PST
Debt limit crisis threatens Social Security and Bay Area subsidized housing renters
Lydia Gans Photo Of A San Rafael Tenant Meeting In 2005 That I Helped To Organize With Housing Activist Marion Brady, To Help Save Section 8 Tenants From Losing Their Housing Vouchers. That's Me Standing Near The Back Of The Room In A Red Top And Black Sweater Reading Some Information That I Helped Pass Out To The Tenants:...
Posted: Thu, Jan 19, 2023 11:19pm PST
Stop Felton's Mountain Community Resource Center Driving Homeless Out Into the Rain
Charges of cruel, discriminatory, and unnecessary evictions of unhoused folks into survival-threatening weather at Felton's Mountain Community Resource Center have prompted this protest. Two fliers describe the situation and ask the community to respond....
Posted: Tue, Jan 17, 2023 11:26am PST
MLK Day of Service at the Farm
Homeless Garden Project Farm 100-198 Shaffer Rd, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Mon, Feb 20, 2023 9:30am PST
Posted: Thu, Jan 12, 2023 9:22am PST
Democrat Barbara Lee Wants Millions of Gov Funds For Billionaire Fisher's A's Stadium
Democratic Party politician Congresswomen Barbara Lee is supporting spending $182 million of US DOT funds for GAP A's billionaire owner John Fisher's stadium project. While thousands are homeless in Oakland, she wants to spend millions on Fisher's privately owned stadium project....
Posted: Wed, Jan 11, 2023 6:00pm PST
Outing the Bay Area evil doers supporting the election deniers and rabid Freedom Caucus
Members Of The House Freedom Caucus Who Seized Power, And Held The House Of Representatives Hostage For Four Days, While Extorting Political Concessions From Kevin McCarthy By Withholding Their Vote To Make Him The Speaker Of The House, In The New Congress:...
Posted: Mon, Jan 9, 2023 10:23pm PST