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Local Public Radio Show featured on Yahoo! Podcast

Six months ago, KZSC's "The Sound of Young America" was the first public radio show West of the Mississippi to podcast. Today, it is the first public radio podcast to be selected as a staff pick in Yahoo! Inc.'s new podcasting portal, podcasts.yahoo.com. The program was one of only four podcasts worldwide to be so selected.
 

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LOCAL News :: Education & Youth : Globalization & Capitalism : Labor & Economics : Technology

Oct. 7 Photos: UTU Solidarity Rally - Metro Center (Part 3 of 5)

Part 3 of 5 - UTU Solidarity Rally - Metro Center.

Friday, Oct. 7, 2005 - Continuing the hard-fought struggle to support local bus drivers on strike, hundreds of students and workers from UC Santa Cruz, as well as many community members, held a brief rally at the base of the UCSC campus before embarking upon a highly visible and chant-filled march to the downtown Metro Center.

Once at the Metro Center, a rally and speak-out was held to discuss the bus drivers' struggle and the great deal of solidarity between various sectors of the community. After many complaints of the Santa Cruz Sentinel's poor coverage of the strike, the community marched over to the Sentinel's offices to greet the origins of their frusteration.

Friday's action, organized by the Student and Worker Coalition for Justice (SWCJ), has been the strongest show of support in the almost two week-old strike. Early last week, students and workers descended on Mike Rotkin's office, leading to his denouncement of the Transit Board's decision that led to the strike. A few days later, a College Republican attempt at an anti-worker rally sank amidst overwhelming UTU solidarity.

Rotkin has called for an emergency Transit Board meeting Tuesday.
 

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LOCAL Announcement :: Technology

ShelterFinder volunteers needed

Call for help with Monterey Bay area shelter data
 

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LOCAL Announcement :: Peace & War : Police State : Technology

Oct 1-8: Protest for Peace to be Held at Vandenberg Air Force Base

October 1st through 8th is International Keep Space for Peace Week. There will be a Protest for Peace at the Front Gate of Vandenberg Air Force Base on October 8th, 2005 from 1-3 pm. The protest will be in opposition to the deployment of “Star Wars? missle defense and the militarization of space. The front gate of Vandenberg Air Force Base is located at the Intersection of Hwy 1 and Casamila-Lompoc Rd. (six miles north of Lompoc on Highway 1 in Santa Barbara County, CA). Flyer

Vanguard Peace Legal Defense Fund | Pacific News Bulletin | Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space | Women's International League for Peace and Freedom | Western States Legal Foundation
 

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News :: Technology

Unions Step Up Orgainizing of IT Workers, Outsourcing Fight

Workers of the tech world unite - unionize.
 

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