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End Santa Cruz City Manager Martin Bernal’s Cruel War On Those Without Housing
Santa Cruz City Hall 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz, California 95060...
Event Date: Tue May 23, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 11:31AM
Court cases supporting no license needed to practice law
The following obscure cite from 7 Corpus Juris Secundum 9 reveals the deceit being perpetrated here: "In view of the decision that the creation of public corporation by special acts is prohibited by state constitution, state bar act creating state bar corporation as public corporation has no validity and designation of state bar as 'public corporation' has no legal efficacy." [Bridgegroom v. State Bar, 550, P.2d 1089, 27 ArizApp. 47.]...
Posted: Sun May 21, 2017 3:49PM
Oakland City Council Budget Hearing
Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza...
Event Date: Tue May 30, 2017 5:30PM
Posted: Sun May 21, 2017 3:25PM
FightBack against City Manager's Anti-Homeless Signs at City Hall
Throughout the past week, unhoused folks, who some call the Survival Sleepers, have defied the latest drive-em-out edicts of City Manager Martin Bernal. Other activists are planning protests at City Council next Tuesday. Bernal has refused to answer simple questions about his newly posted signs. Mayor Chase in a recent interview refused to put the issue on the May 23rd Agenda for Public Discussion and Vote....
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 11:44AM
Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart, Contrary to Assurances, Collaborates with ICE
Evidence given to Sanctuary activists proves that Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart has been collaborating on “immigration-only” enforcement by ICE. Hart refuses to change the County Jail’s policies, which are voluntary....
Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 10:01PM
Report on Projection at Oakland Coliseum
Don the Con has admitted to obstructing justice, and he should be impeached. We tried to project just that on a billboard next to Oracle Coliseum, after a Warriors game (victory!). IMPEACH didn't fit the sign as well as Fuck Trump. As fireworks went up so did the chant, "Fuck Trump! Fuck Trump!"...
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 9:34PM
Every Vote Counts: A Look at the Santa Cruz County Elections Department
The Grand Jury did an exhaustive investigation of the Santa Cruz County Elections Department. Despite claims of fraud nationally we found no such evidence here. We detail the protections that ensure the integrity of the voting process, and the impressive effort, dedication, and professionalism of our Elections Department....
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 3:27PM
New City Hall Restrictions Ambiguous and in Need of Clarity
Questions About Legality Remain Unanswered...
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 12:45PM
Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available
More than 2 million families now use vouchers to keep from becoming homeless. It's the government's largest program to help low-income families pay their rent....
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 10:54AM
Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Write Judge as Bankruptcy Process Begins
Puerto Rico religious leaders sent a letter to Judge Laura Taylor Swain as she presides over the first bankruptcy proceeding in San Juan to restructure more than $70 billion in debt....
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 6:47AM
Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Process Begins
Puerto Rico bankruptcy proceedings to restructure an over $70 billion debt begin on Wednesday in San Juan....
Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 3:26PM
Paying More for Being Poor — Bias and Disparity in California’s Traffic Court System
California's traffic fines and fees are some of the highest in the country, and new data shows that current California policies disproportionately impact people of color. Two bills before the California Legislature (SB 185 and AB 412) would address many of the disparities....
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 7:13PM
Western States Petroleum Association Leads Lobbying Spending This Year
To combat the power of oil industry money in California, a diverse array of activists is organizing an “Oil Money Out, People Power In”march and rally in Sacramento, May 20 from 12 PM to 3 PM. The event will begin and end at the Governor’s Mansion, 1526 H Street. Photo: Catherine Reheis-Boyd is President of the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) and served as the Chair of the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative Blue Ribbon Task Force to create "marine protected areas" in ...
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 1:00PM
Tell Oakland's City Council: Defund OPD, Invest in Community
The process of allocating Oakland’s 2.6 billion dollar budget for 2017-2019 has begun. We believe that the scandal-ridden and dysfunctional Oakland Police Department consumes far too many of our city's resources. It’s time to audit police spending and performance, and redirect wasted funds to community-building, constructive strategies for making Oakland a safer and better place to live....
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 11:20AM
Emergency Freedom Sleepers Sleep Out Tonight !
809 Center St. City Hall Courtyard and Sidewalk along Center St...
Event Date: Fri May 12, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 5:17PM
An Open Letter to the Berkeley City Council: Police Militarization, Urban Shield and Trump
Voting to endorse police cooperation with the FBI and Homeland Security creates a direct threat to the citizens of Berkeley. The City Council needs to take a moral stand and make a statement: “Berkeley will not cooperate with this xenophobic and racist Trump administration.”...
Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 4:49PM
Consumer Bureau Escapes Congress Action to Remove Prepaid Rule
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) escaped a May 11th deadline for Congress to void a rule designed to give prepaid card users similar protections as debit card users....
Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 4:00PM
We Dream of Sleeping - Freedom Sleepout #97 Santa Cruz City Hall
Santa Cruz City Hall - 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Tue May 16, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 12:47AM
Nicole Humphrey, 'Not Racist or Bigot,' on Class and Section 8 Housing (audio/mpeg 764.0kb)
"It's just not people who are of the same class as us. Which sounds bad, but I don't mean that in a bad way." - Nicole Humphrey...
Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 5:14PM
Decolonize Napa High - Remove the Indian mascot
Napa Valley Unified School District 2425 Jefferson St, Napa, California 94558...
Event Date: Tue May 9, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Tue May 9, 2017 2:06PM