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Granite Construction Company 585 W Beach St, Watsonville...
Event Date: Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:30PM
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:21PM
Trump’s attack on the NEA, CPB, and NEH is an attack on the arts and humanity in Oakland
In Oakland, Trump’s proposed budget cuts that plan to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services would have a major impact on many institutions including the Oakland Museum of California, Chabot Space and Science Center Foundation, and the African American Museum and Library!...
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:57PM
Video: Questions from Public Lead Santa Cruz Police Chief to Admit ICE Agent Embedded in SCPD (video/mp4 177.3mb)
At the Santa Cruz City Council meeting on February 28, questions from members of the public, and subsequently those of Vice Mayor David Terrazas and Council Member Sandy Brown, prompted Chief of Police Kevin Vogel to admit there has been an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)/Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agent embedded in the Santa Cruz Police Department for years, despite the fact that by law, Santa Cruz is a Sanctuary City. The questions were part of the massive public outcr...
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:38PM
Berkeley: Violent Trump Supporters Are Merging with the Alt-Right
Approximately 75 people showed up to the ‘March on Berkeley,’ on March 4th, 2017, an event organized by Richard Black of Southern California, to support the Presidency of Donald Trump. The march was to coincide with a national day of action planned in support of Trump, who faces a crisis of legitimacy and drastically dropping support in polls....
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:06PM
The Road Not Taken
Tomorrow at 7pm the Santa Cruz City Council will hear about the progress that the Water Department is making on the plan for water security by 2025. It seems like a good time to look at "the road not taken"....
Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:26PM
Anti-Homeless Fence Decorating Party
Anti-homeless architecture is common in Santa Cruz, including hi-frequency Mosquito Boxes in parks, removing planter boxes and free speech zones on Pacific, replacing the City Hall lawn with gravel and rocks, and now the ugly chain link fencing at the historic downtown post office. On March 11 and 12, Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs decorated the anti-homeless fence at the post office to make it more attractive. Signs, toys, toothpaste and toothbrushes, socks, soap, clothes, shoes, flowers, and str...
Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:16PM
Turkey AKP Erdogan's Ally & Ex-Family Minister Sema Ramazanoğlu Cancels Speech in Bay Area
The AKP Erdogan government sent former Family & Social Policies minister Sema Ramazanoğlu to the bay area to rally supporters in the upcoming election to give more dictatorial power to his government. After protests at a hotel and attempted move to a local area masque she was forced to cancel the speaking event. She was charged with covering up rapes at a government funded religious school and defended the people in charge of the school. Other AKP politicians have been banned from many Europe...
Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:29AM
Trump’s proposed budget cuts to HUD by the numbers in California
Based on the documents from the Senate Appropriations Committee, this is an updated impact of some of the proposed cuts to HUD. Below are some of the numbers in regards to how California will be affected if Trump’s proposed $6 billion in budget cuts to HUD are enacted. This information may change if the budget cutting numbers are not final, regardless these numbers should assist tenant and housing activists in opposing the proposed budget cuts to HUD, by the Trump regime....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:00AM
Protest Against Palantir ICE Government Surveillance
Peter Thiel's house 2920 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94115-1062, United States...
Event Date: Sat Mar 11, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:00AM
Downtown Streets Blocked in Santa Cruz During International Women's Day Strike
On March 8, striking community members marched through downtown Santa Cruz in solidarity with Women's Strikes organized around the world on International Women's Day as a follow up to the massive Women's Marches held on January 21, 2017, the day after the Inauguration of Trump. [Top photo: Marching down Pacific Avenue in Santa Cruz. Scroll down for more photos.]...
Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:44PM
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission Unanimously Endorses Civil Rights Ordinance
Thursday, March 9th, the Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission unanimously endorsed the Civil Rights Ordinance, a simple yet powerful law that, if enacted, would clarify that Oakland Police Department (“OPD”) officers assigned to the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (“JTTF”) must follow the same state and local laws that all other OPD officers are bound by, rather than looser and highly problematic FBI guidelines....
Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:53AM
Police Department Bombshell: ICE Inside SCPD
I've been writing a column about Santa Cruz city council politics, and the general goings-on in Surf City. Of course, it is from my perspective as a city council member, and director of the internship program in the Dept. of Environmental Studies at UC Santa Cruz. I would love your feedback on this column....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 10:38PM
International Women's Day 2017 Santa Cruz 3-8-17
Streets in downtown Santa Cruz were shut down while many people demonstrated for International Women's Day 2017...
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 6:28PM
Women Stand Up And Speak Out On 2017 Women's Day In SF-Defend Women And Worker Rights
Hundreds of women joined together in San Francisco to defend women and worker rights. They attacked racist attacks on immigrants and the militarization pushed by the capitalists....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 5:08PM
UC Berkeley Sponsors Muslim Basher: Drive Out the Trump Regime! Start with John Yoo
Torture advocate John Yoo and his handlers at Boalt Hall think Donald Trump's "new" Muslim ban is A-OK. Despite a decade of community protest against the corruption of young legal minds by a resident war criminal with a dangerous philosophy of exceptionalism - that American lives are worth more than other people's - law school administrators deny consequences of Yoo's professional misconduct. Professor Yoo shames the university every time he opens his mouth. His legal "opinions" further the i...
Posted: Tue Mar 7, 2017 3:28PM
Low Numbers of Sacramento and Klamath River Salmon Point to Poor Season
“The fishery is in a desperate place and should be treated as such,” said Noah Oppenheim, the Executive Director of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations (PCFFA), who attended the meeting with over a hundred other fishermen and agency staff. “The situation is clearly the result of poor water management inland by the people representing the state and federal agencies.” Photo: Nimbus Dam on the American River, a tributary of the Sacramento and major producer of fall run...
Posted: Sat Mar 4, 2017 9:39PM
The Next Big Thing: A Rent Control/Rent Stabilization Ordinance in Santa Cruz
This Conversation Needs to Start Now!...
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 11:41AM
Workers & Environmentalists Demand BAAQMD Executives Be Prosecuted For Destroying Records
Workers and environmentalists called for the investigation and prosecution of BAAQMD executives and top managers for retaliating against Michael Bachmann, mangers for records and Sarah Steel for their reporting the destruction of critical records....
Posted: Thu Mar 2, 2017 11:09PM
International Women's Day: Women's Strike, Rally, Speakout - Oakland
Oscar Grant Plaza, 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Wed Mar 8, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 2, 2017 6:59PM
Shut Down Alt-Right Pro-Trump March in Berkeley March 4th!
Alt-Right Trump supporters are mobilizing a broad far-Right base including militia types and run of the mill Trump supporters to take the streets on Saturday, March 4th, 2pm in Berkeley (at MLK 2151, Berkeley Police Department). At a time when the Trump administration is calling for attacks on social movements, communities of color, and the entire working-class, it's important that we stand up to these scum....
Posted: Wed Mar 1, 2017 8:58PM