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  1. New Leaf Community Markets in Felton Honors Driscoll's BoycottRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Indybay.org

    New Leaf Community Markets in Felton, California takes a righteous step in support of the farmworkers who grow our food. In addition to pulling Driscoll's berries from their shelves, the market is displaying a letter with an overview of the boycott.

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  2. Beach Flats Gardeners and Supporters March To Santa Cruz City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Indybay.org

    On April 26 the Santa Cruz City Council gave their six-month report on the progress of the City's efforts to acquire the property containing the Beach Flats Community Garden. At the meeting, the City Council agreed to a three year lease for the garden.

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  3. Boycott Driscoll's flashmob action 1.0Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Indybay.org

    * In concert with the Boycott Driscoll's International Day of Action, called for by Familias Unidas por la Justicia.

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  4. Leaving New LeafRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Indybay.org

    International Workers Day was honored on May 1 in Santa Cruz with a march in support of two food justice issues of particular concern locally: the international boycott of Driscoll's, which is headquartered in Watsonville, and the fight to preserve the Beach Flats Community Garden. The march began at Santa Cruz City Hall and made its way to the downtown New Leaf Market, where a large group of demonstrators entered the popular natural foods store.

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  5. Group to Submit Petitions for Anti-Fracking Initiative to Monterey County Elections OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Indybay.org

    Relying on the power of over 250 volunteers, the grassroots group, Protect Monterey County, has collected over 15,000 signatures for their initiative, Protect Our Water: Ban Fracking and Limit Risky Oil Operations. This is more than double the number of signatures required to qualify the initiative for the November 2016 ballot .

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  6. May Day March for Beach Flats Garden and Boycott Driscoll'sRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Indybay.org

    The march drew connections between saving the local Beach Flats Community Garden and the global boycott of Driscoll's, the world's largest berry distributor, founded and based in Santa Cruz County. [ Boycott Driscoll's activists and supporters of the Beach Flats Community Garden demonstrate at New Leaf Community Market in downtown Santa Cruz to call upon the grocery chain to stop selling Driscoll's berries.

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  7. Taking Back Pacific Avenue and Defending Artist, Vendors, & the Community Against Bad LawsRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | Indybay.org

    Join us at noon on Pacific to TAKE BACK THE PUBLIC SPACE ! We'll share coffee, brownies, strong opinions, and heart space with all comers. HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] is tabling to raise public awareness about and action around... +++ The upcoming attack on vendors and other non-commercial folks on the street by the City Council with its new "Vanish the Vendors" ordinance.

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  8. May Day March for Food JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Indybay.org

    In solidarity with the Beach Flats Jardin & Familias Unidas por la Justicia In Santa Cruz, the jardineros of the Beach Flats Community Garden are at risk of losing long-cultivated subsistence farming space due to the profit-motivated actions of the Seaside Company. In Washington and Baja California, Mesoamerican Indigenous farmworkers have organized independent unions, calling for an international boycott of Santa Cruz County based Driscoll's Berries.

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  9. Santa Cruz Jewish Film FestivalRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | Indybay.org

    Temple Beth El: 3055 Porter Gulch Road, Aptos on Saturday, April 30. Del Mar Theater: 1124 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz on Monday, May 2 & Wednesday, May 4. SANTA CRUZ JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL April 30, May 2 & May 4 Mark your calendars and save the dates! The Santa Cruz Jewish Film Festival returns to Temple Beth El and the Del Mar Theater April 30 to May 4 with six excellent films from the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Israel. Screenings at the Del Mar Theater are FREE and open to the public.

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  10. Land Trust Protects Rare Sand Parkland from DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Indybay.org

    The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County purchased 9.82 acres of Sand Parkland bordering Quail Hollow County Park near Zayante Creek last Wednesday. Sand Parkland is a rare sub-habitat of the Sandhills and is unique to Santa Cruz County's San Lorenzo region.

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  11. Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz: The Joff Jones and Alex Skelton Report on Freedom in the USARead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | Indybay.org

    Joff Jones and Alex Skelton were arrested Saturday April 16, 2016 on Pacific Avenue in Santa Cruz, CA for displaying their art and protest outside of a blue box and declining to participate in the citation program. The video is a compendium of footage taken on Pacific Avenue between April 20 and April 24, with two clips from April 16th, and one from April 5, 2016.

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  12. Support Beach Flats Garden Defenders Then Defend the Right to Sleep-- Freedom SleepOut #42Read the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | Indybay.org

    BACK? The 7 PM Session of the City Council will "consider" a Beach Flats Garden Update and Recommendations with a motion to accept the staff's sell-out of 1/3rd of the Garden and direct them to continue to "work on" a long-term plan-as they've colluded in bulldozing 1/3rd of the garden in collusion with the Seaside Company. An earlier meeting at 1:30 at closed session involving negotiating the lease for the Garden with the Seaside Company smooth-and-slippery City Manager Martin Bernal is a more likely plae where the real action will happen.

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  13. HUFF Tabling Against Police Repression DowntownRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Indybay.org

    To protest the heavy police harassment of the poor, the artists, the vendors, the performers, and the activists on Pacific Avenue. The "Vanish the Vendors" ordinance is due to return May 10th to City Council.

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  14. As Cops Handcuff Artists on Pacific, Freedom SleepOut #41 Raises Its Sleepy HeadRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2016 | Indybay.org

    Bricked area next to the sidewalk in front of City Hall Courtyard across from the main library. The event begins around 5 PM with a prior flyer-and-feed prologue from Food Not Bombs.

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  15. Hundreds March for Beach Flats Community GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Indybay.org

    Gardeners seek a creative solution to preserve twenty five years of cultivating food and culture in the heart of the Santa Cruz Beach Flats. [ Photo: Marciano "Chango" Cruz is a founder of the Beach Flats Community Garden.

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  16. Bell v. Boise Still Casts Shadow Over Santa CruzRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | Indybay.org

    Beginning last July 4th, advocates for people experiencing homelessness, including the Freedom Sleepers, have been working to directly address the criminalization of homelessness and for the repeal of the city's camping/sleeping ban. Activists have been consistent in their position that ordinances prohibiting and criminalizing lying, sitting, and sleeping in public are unconstitutional and such laws pose a grave danger of being selectively enforced against an entire class of people.

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  17. Downtown Restrooms: Maybe it's time to invest in something more substantialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Indybay.org

    It should be known that instances of open excrement are increasing again on the backside of businesses abutting the San Lorenzo River, along Front St. You may know that the 24hour Bathroom in the Soquel St. garage has started closing at 10pm again. There has been no notice to the public about this change.

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  18. Gardeners Evicted from Beach Flats Community GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Indybay.org

    At about 10 am on February 3, a gardener and supporter of the Beach Flats Community Garden relayed the following information via text message, "City is clearing out gardeners stuff right now." By noon, a fence was up and the city's crew was gone.

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  19. Sleepouts at Santa Cruz City Hall Advance into 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Indybay.org

    A small but dedicated group of "Freedom Sleepers" are facing all the conditions winter has to offer them as they continue to sleep outside of Santa Cruz City Hall on Tuesday nights to protest laws that criminalize homelessness and the simple act of sleeping in public. The next sleepout is planned for Tuesday, February 2 .

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  20. Community Sleepout #29Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Indybay.org

    Attendance increased at the 29th Freedom Sleepers community sleepout held at Santa Cruz City Hall on January 26, possibly due to the dry and somewhat mild evening's weather. The next sleepout is planned for Tuesday, February 2. Since July 4 of last year, group sleepouts have been held once a week at Santa Cruz City Hall to oppose local laws that criminalize homelessness and sleeping in public.

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