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document Community Support for Black Lives Matter in Capitola huff_supports_black_lives_matter.pdf_140_.jpg by Robert Norse
Several dozen activists gathered at two corners of the 41st Ave. and Capitola Road intersection in support of reversing police violence. I was there s a HUFF activist and Free Radio Santa Cruz reporter....
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 3:31PM
image Municipal Ordinance Provides Force of Law Protection For Immigrants 480_img_2560_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
City Electeds Must Act Now...
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:25AM
image SCPD officer Erik Bailey named as killer of Sean Arlt; DA won't press charges 480_erik_bailey_santa_cruz_police_1.jpg by Santa Cruz Police News
Today Santa Cruz County District Attorney Jeff Rosell announced his office will not file charges against Erik Bailey, the Santa Cruz Police Department officer who shot and killed a 32 year old local resident, Sean Arlt, on October 16, 2016....
Posted: Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:30PM
text Raids on Santa Cruz Immigrant Communities Cause Severe Damage by Xirenita
Eyewitness and on-the-ground accounts from those directly affected by the recent pre-dawn raids launched by Department of Homeland Security and Santa Cruz Police Department on Monday, February 13 2017....
Posted: Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:51AM
image Highly Militarized ICE Raids on California's Central Coast 480_ice-raids-santa-cruz-feb-13-2017_3_1.jpg by No Raids, No Wall
Immigrant communities across the country are on edge after federal immigration agents arrested over 600 people in the past week in the largest raids since Donald Trump became president. Raids were reported in at least 11 states, including California, New York, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin....
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:56PM
calendar Día Sin Inmigrantes! 480_no-human-being-is-illegal_1.jpg by Revoluna
Watsonville Plaza Watsonville, California 95076...
Event Date: Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 3:46PM
text California Shrugs Off Deadline for Shutting Down Illegal Oil Industry Injections by Center for Biological Diversity
Brown Administration Lets 1,650 Oil Wells Continue Polluting Aquifers...
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 2:44PM
calendar Valentine's Day for Freedom SleepOut #84 by Keith McHenry (story by Norse)
Covering Up Warmly at City Hall 809 Center St or on the nearby steps, take your choice. The protest runs from Tuesday early afternoon to mid-morning Wednesday. Bring your sweetie to celebrate restoring civil rights for the rain-soaked renegades of Santa Cruz....
Event Date: Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:37AM
image Santa Cruz Stands Up Against Muslim Ban 480_img_2522_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
Community Speaks Out Against Immigration Ban...
Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:35AM
image Hundreds Rally in Santa Cruz to Support Planned Parenthood 480_stand-planned-parenthood_12_2-11-17_1.jpg by Bradley Allen
Demonstration outside Planned Parenthood Santa Cruz in support of fundamental rights to affordable healthcare and non-judgmental family planning....
Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:29PM
image Santa Cruz Stands With Planned Parenthood 480_16722768_1480246648676665_3716248851414889176_o_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
Hundreds Gather and Celebrate Planned Parenthood...
Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 7:36PM
image Planned Parenthood Support Rally Downtown Santa Cruz 480_pp2_1.jpg by Robert Duran
Approx 150-200 people showed up on Pacific ave downtown SC to support our local Planned Parenthood in response to national de-fund pp day of which about 5-8 pro-life protesters showed up a block away....
Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:18PM
image Monarch Butterfly Population Drops by Nearly One-third 480_monarchpopulationgraph_center_for_biological_diversity_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Iconic Butterfly Has Declined by More Than 80 Percent in Recent Decades...
Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:26PM
calendar Stand With Standing Rock - Stop Dakota Access Pipeline by Monterey County Nonviolent Action committee
Window On The Bay Park, Camino El Estero and Del Monte Ave, Monterey California...
Event Date: Sat Feb 11, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Thu Feb 9, 2017 10:19AM
image Number of Monarchs Overwintering in California Remains Low 480_western_monarch_count_1997-2016.jpg by via The Xerces Society
Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count results show that key sites had fewer butterflies than last year...
Posted: Wed Feb 8, 2017 6:35PM
calendar Protect Planned Parenthood - Santa Cruz 480_stand_with_planned_parenthood_1.jpg by #StandwithPP
Soquel Ave at Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:30AM
Posted: Wed Feb 8, 2017 2:50PM
text Monterey County Residents to Challenge Plan to Turn Aquifer Into Oil Waste Dump by Center for Biological Diversity
KING CITY, Calif. — Monterey County residents and members of the Center for Biological Diversity will attend a public hearing Thursday in King City to oppose a state plan to turn local underground water over to the oil industry for injection of contaminated waste fluid....
Posted: Wed Feb 8, 2017 11:03AM
image UCSC Student Sexually Assaulted by Professor with History of Sexual Harassment hector_perla.jpg by Slug News
The University of California Regents have settled a civil case filed on behalf of a former UC Santa Cruz student for $1.15 million, in regards to the school's failure to address sexual harassment and sexual violence involving former faculty member Hector Perla. Perla resigned from UCSC in June 2016 following an investigation into his conduct. Photo: Hector Perla...
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:05PM
image Department of Pesticide Regulation sued over cancer-causing fumigant 480_12-1-16_crowd_with_raised_signs2_1.jpg by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Attorneys representing a Ventura County farmworker and environmental justice groups filed suit in the Superior Court of California against the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) for its failure to follow the recommendations of scientists and provide public review for the regulation of the Prop 65-listed carcinogenic pesticide 1,3-dichlorpropene (brand name: Telone)...
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:54PM
document Public Higher Education: Free Tuition for California Students to the UC, CSU and Community College Systems Is Possible Today 48dollarfix.pdf_140_.jpg by via The Council of UC Faculty Associations
January 24, 2017 - A tuition-free college education in California is possible. A new policy paper released today (see PDF) demonstrates that it is entirely possible today to provide the same accessible, low-cost university experience that California successfully offered its students from the 1960s through the 1990s....
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:18PM