Santa Cruz Indymedia : http://santacruz.indymedia.org
Home
Santa Cruz Indymedia

Unknown ID Error

Database failed to return a unique record for this query, or you are not authorized to access that record.

Features

Featured news by and for the local community

 

News :: Civil & Human Rights

Right To Sleep Summit

May 4th, activists from up and down the Coast gathered at the House of Santa Cruz Green Party insurgent Thomas Leavitt for a Santa Cruz Right to Sleep Summit. Their objective: to end Sleeping Bans in three states and support protective encampments like Santa Cruz's Camp Paradise, Portland, OR's Dignity Village, Seattle's Tent City III, and Isla Vista's Camp Home Sweet Home.

Article and Photo
 

More...

News :: Resistance & Tactics

Million Marijuana March

Photos from Santa Cruz Contingent of Million Marijuana March!

Photos
 

More...

News :: Environment & Food

Earth Day in Santa Cruz

Earth Day" was celebrated for the 22nd year in Santa Cruz today at San Lorenzo park. Bicycles were parked and repaired, musicians played, puppets marched, vegan food and solar panels and tie-dyed shirts were hawked, and over a dozen activist groups ran informational booths to rally and educate.

Article
 

More...

News :: Civil & Human Rights

Camp Paradise is Back

Camp Paradise, once an illegal homeless encampment along the San Lorenzo River, has been rebuilt on 10 acres of woodlands behind the Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church. No longer a rogue operation, they are now the guests of the church with permission to use the land "indefinitely" by the land owner (a retired priest who owns both this church and another in Watsonville).

Article
 

More...

News :: Alternative Media

Million Clown March

The "Million Clown March" rallied at 5p today behind Saturn Cafe, then marched up Pacific to protest Gap and Starbucks for discriminatory hiring practices against clowns.

Article
 

More...   (1 comment)

News :: Alternative Media

Robert Norse Arrest During City Council Meeting

Sgt. Loren Baker approached Norse and asked him to leave the council chambers. Norse insisted he had a right to stay and was placed in handcuffs although the meeting was still in recess. He was initially informed he was being charged with tresspass. Then he was held by Officer Brandt in a police car for several minutes repeatedly demanding to know what he was being arrested for. Brandt finally received word on his radio from Sgt. Baker that Norse was being charged for disrupting a meeting. The misdemeanor is punishable by up to a year in jail and a $1000 fine. Norse commented on the reason for the arrest. "To think you can punish someone for a silent gesture of disapproval -- that is fascism. You are punishing people based on the content of their expression. I didn't disrupt the meeting. Krohn disrupted his own meeting."

Full Story
 

More...

News :: Globalization & Capitalism

Corporate Walk of Shame

On Tuesday February 26, more than 30 people showed up in downtown Santa Cruz to express their opposition to Corporate America. Santa Cruz was one of many cities participating in a day of action to reform Starbucks. In addition to Starbucks, Borders and the Gap were also targeted on Pacific Avenue because of their significant roles in the expoiltive neoliberal "hands off" global economy.

Discussion and Photo
 

More...

News :: Civil & Human Rights

SC Coalition to Free Mumia marches

Activists rallied this afternoon at the clock tower around 11:30a and marched down Pacific Ave to raise awareness on the issues of Mumia Abu-Jamal, Leonard Peltier, and police brutality in general. A few Santa Cruz Police hovered nearby but did not bother marchers, even when the parade momentarily took over Pacific Ave blocking traffic.

Full Story
 

More...

News :: Resistance & Tactics

Art and Revolution Does Street Theatre Against Black Hawk Down

Guerrilla theater troop Santa Cruz Art & Revolution performed 3 runs of a 10 minute skit on US involvement in Somalia and Afghanistan tonight across from the Cinema 9 theater on Pacific Ave, around 6pm. Free popcorn was made available to the audience. Visiting Aussie street performer and uranium mining activist Diva Dingo also warmed the crowd up with her flamboyant costume and attitude while giving an expert bullwhip demonstration, before introducing each run of the skit. Meanwhile, informational flyers were passed out to the crowd across the street in front of the Cinema 9, presenting an alternate perspective on the story behind the movie "Black Hawk Down".

Full Story
 

More...

Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights

Camp Paradise to Return

Larry Templeton intends to rebuild Camp Paradise this Thursday or Friday. Reinforcements from Oregon's "Dignity Village" are pouring into town, to increase Larry's numbers and help him make his stand. Meanwhile, SCPD officer Eric Seilly is slashing tents along the San Lorenzo again.

Full Story
 

More...

Calendar

No events for this day.

view calendar week
add an event

Views

Media Centers

Syndication feeds

Account Login

This site made manifest by dadaIMC software