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  1. Community Survival Camp Established at Santa Cruz Post OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Indybay.org

    In response to the planned closure of the River Street homeless campground, community members in Santa Cruz have established a survival camp at the downtown post office. At 11pm on November 15, nearly two dozen individuals had set up spaces to sleep along the sidewalk in front of the large postal building, which is a landmark downtown.

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  2. City of Santa Cruz Announces Park ClosuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Indybay.org

    Due to a recent string of "suspicious" fires, the City of Santa Cruz today announced the closure of the following parks: Pogonip, Arana Gulch, Moore Creek, DeLaveaga, and Arroyo Seco. "Police and Fire Investigators have aggressively investigated every fire, which has resulted in five arrests in the past four weeks," a press release from the city states.

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  3. UCSC Students Initiate Petition to Close Campus Due to Poor Air QualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Indybay.org

    Students at the University of California, Santa Cruz have initiated a petition calling for the closure of campus due to poor air quality from the California wildfires. Over 700 individuals have signed the electronic petition so far.

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  4. Native Crafts Workshop: Cultural Teachings of the Amah MutsunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Indybay.org

    People have utilized natural materials gathered from the California coast for hundreds of years for food, tools, and cultural traditions. Learn traditional skills and cultural teachings of our local Amah Mutsun tribal band.

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  5. Rent Control: The Bigger PictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Indybay.org

    The scope of the crisis faced by renters in Santa Cruz is familiar to most of us: the extra jobs required to pay the rent, the threat of eviction, the endless searches for an affordable place, the looming possibility of homelessness. Not mentioned as often are all the side effects of this insecurity: illness, relationships distorted by impossible conditions, life plans and careers derailed.

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  6. RCNV Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation training 2 daysRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Indybay.org

    What: Introduction to Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Training When: November 17-18, 10 AM - 6 PM Register: Now Where: Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation training offers the Santa Cruz community the tools and skills to transform the endless stream of violence around us. The Fall session will be held at the Resource Center for Nonviolence on Saturday and Sunday, November 17-18 from 10 AM to 6 PM with breakfast and lunch provided.

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  7. Over 300 Attend UCSC's "No Place Like Home" Forum in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Indybay.org

    On October 18, over 300 people gathered at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium for UCSC's "No Place Like Home" forum. The event revealed the results of months of research by UCSC students into how the local housing crisis is impacting Santa Cruz residents.

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  8. New State Rail Plan Calls for Funding of Rail Service in Santa Cruz...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Indybay.org

    October 17, 2018 - Caltrans' groundbreaking 2018 State Rail Plan establishes an integrated rail transportation system, enabling passengers to easily travel throughout California via regional, intercity and high-speed rail.The plan represents a major, long-term shift in focus from expanding highways to expanding railways and includes significant funding for passenger rail service in Santa Cruz County. In summary, the State Rail Plan aims to transform California into the "Switzerland of North America" with efficient, reliable, integrated rail service by 2040.

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  9. Fencing off the Parks from the HomelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Indybay.org

    Fencing off the parks from the homeless before the city of Santa Cruz shuts down the Boneyard Camp where some of those without housing had been living under city supervision for the past several months. Shelter space also cut just before the cold rains come.

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  10. Tannery Talks: She Speaks - Feminism and the Female BodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Indybay.org

    The Tannery Talks series is an exploration with community leaders and Tannery artists of the role of the arts in social activism, identity, and self-expression. The four events will focus on the topics of Access to Housing, Dancers from the African Diaspora, Feminism and the Female Body, and Creativity, Spirituality and Social Justice.

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  11. Conscience and Action Calls for Basic DignityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Indybay.org

    Some years ago, San Diego County partnered with local nonprofits to provide "basic dignity" to people experiencing homelessness in the form of increased access to bathroom facilities. It has long been the hope of homeless advocates in Santa Cruz that such an idea could find some traction in a community where this need is so great.

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  12. Eviction notice rescinded for tenants at 526 and 528 California AvenueRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2018 | Indybay.org

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WHAT: Press Conference on Rescinding of 526 and 528 California Avenue Tenants Eviction WHERE: 528 California Avenue WHEN: October 15, 10:00am WHO: California Avenue Tenants Union and Campaign for Measure M Tenants at 528 California Avenue and volunteers with the campaign for Measure M will hold a press conference on Monday, October 15 and 10:00am to discuss the status of their eviction case. They will present their current situation, talk about how they are currently protected by the city's temporary Just Cause for Eviction law, and present the importance of voting Yes on Measure M to protect low-income, vulnerable renters throughout Santa Cruz.

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  13. Rally for Rent Control in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Indybay.org

    Measure M would apply to rentals in the City of Santa Cruz. The measure is divided into three main sections: rent control, just cause eviction, and a rent board.

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  14. Community Forum On Police Use Of ForceRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2018 | Indybay.org

    The Santa Cruz County Chapter of the ACLU of Northern California presents a community forum on the timely and urgent issue of the use of force by police. The event is free and open to the public.

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  15. Rally Against Big Money and Predatory LandlordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2018 | Indybay.org

    Are you curious who's behind all the huge No on M signs around town? Have you wondered who the No on M campaign's biggest supporters are locally and otherwise? Meet us at Trescony park, where we will be marching from to do a demonstration at one of the larger signs, at 1612 Mission St. We want to highlight Harry Dong, the owner of the building at 1612 Mission Street, who is a landlord and opponent of Measure M. He preys on desperate tenants to draw the highest possible rents he can. In 2017, Dong told tenants applying to live in his rentals to bid above his original asking price.

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  16. Poor People's Campaign Voter Participation FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Indybay.org

    For the love of Santa Cruz! The Poor People's Campaign hosts the 2018 Voter Participation Festival Saturday October 13, 2018 / Laurel Park, 301 Center St, Santa Cruz Food . Music .

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  17. If You're Going to Santa CruzRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2018 | Indybay.org

    Last night I was kicked out of a building for the first time in my 51 years. It happened in Santa Cruz, California.

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  18. Support for Consideration of Safe Parking Site for Persons Sleeping in VehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Indybay.org

    The Seventh Day Adventists are considering allowing persons who live in the cars to park overnight in the campground located in Soquel on Old San Jose Road. The Safe Parking program would possibly include security, access to bathrooms, entry around dusk and mandate leaving at a set time in the morning.

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  19. 'We Will not be Silenced: The Academic Repression of Israel's Critics'Read the original story

    Sep 24, 2018 | Indybay.org

    The Ann Lucas Lecture Series in Law and Justice Proudly Presents "We Will not be Silenced: The Academic Repression of Israel's Critics" Eds. William I. Robinson and Maryam S. Griffin; TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 4:30pm - 6:30pm DIAZ COMPEAN STUDENT UNION ROOMS 1A & 1B, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.

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  20. California Avenue Veterans Fight Eviction NoticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Indybay.org

    On Monday, September 24 at 4:00 PM at the California Apartments Santa Cruz Tenants Association will join with tenants from the California Apartments to denounce landlords Daniel and Lisa Decker for issuing no-cause eviction notices to military veterans. Many of the tenants received eviction notices that do not comply with the City of Santa Cruz Just Cause Eviction ordinance.

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