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  1. Sea Otter Shootings in Santa Cruz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Indybay.org

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and California Department of Fish and Wildlife have made the public aware of the shooting deaths of three southern sea otters in late July or early August. The three male sea otters, two sub-adults and one adult, were found dead between the Santa Cruz Harbor and Seacliff State Beach in Aptos, between August 12 and 19. Southern sea otters are protected as a threatened species under the federal Endangered Species Act.

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  2. Freedom SleepOut #59 as RV Rights Struggle ContinuesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Indybay.org

    The Tuesday night weekly protest moves towards its 14th month and 59th consecutive week. At issue is the City's low-intensity war on the homeless community marked by social service cutoffs, vehicular bans, severe restrictions on public space usage, and increased "policing" downtown, in the parks, and elsewhere.

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  3. Family of Krista DeLuca Sues Santa Cruz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Indybay.org

    In June, the Santa Cruz County Grand Jury released its report on the death of 23-year-old mother Krista DeLuca, who died in the main jail on September 29, 2015. Shortly after the release of the Grand Jury report, DeLuca's family filed a civil lawsuit against the County of Santa Cruz.

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  4. Grand Jury Releases Report on 2015 Jail Death of Krista DeLuca; Family Sues CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Indybay.org

    In June, the Santa Cruz County Grand Jury released its report on the death of 23-year-old mother Krista DeLuca, who died in the main jail on September 29, 2015. Shortly after the release of the Grand Jury report, DeLuca's family filed a civil lawsuit against the County of Santa Cruz.

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  5. Sin Barras Issues Letter Concerning Medical Care at the Santa Cruz JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Indybay.org

    On August 12, the organization Sin Barras issued a letter that calls for the County Health Services Agency to resume responsibility for medical care in the Santa Cruz Jail. Letter Concerning CFMG Contract The poor quality of medical care for incarcerated people at the local jail remains an ongoing concern.

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  6. Sidewalk Struggle Continues: Freedom SleepOut #57 TonightRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Indybay.org

    Another round of persistent struggle to restore the Right to Rest for unhoused folks in Santa Cruz with coffee and soup support as well as the likely First Alarm Security wake-up's and police surveillance. RV DWELLERS FACE BAN RUBBERSTAMP ON WEDNESDAY MORNING Wednesday morning 8-10 RV dwellers may watch the final nail in their coffin as far as the right to park at night in Santa Cruz goes.

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  7. Say No to the Nighttime RV Ban at the Coastal Commission HearingRead the original story

    Monday Aug 8 | Indybay.org

    Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley 6001 La Madrona Dr. Staff advises that the item may not be heard until 10 AM or later, but suggests people come at 9 AM "to be sure". They also warn that meetings may take until mid-afternoon or even evening.

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  8. Why I Support the November Transportation Tax MeasureRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Indybay.org

    Santa Cruz County voters will decide in November on a half-cent sales tax that would fund local transportation improvements. Approval by the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors was the last step in a two-year process to place the measure on the ballot, the measure having been previously approved by the city councils of Santa Cruz, Watsonville and Capitola.

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  9. Night #56 on the Sidewalk; Another Demand for JusticeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Indybay.org

    ELECTION BLUES As City Council Candidate chatter begins in August, Freedom Sleepers invite the Council candidates to join them on the sidewalk and publicly speak out against the anti-homeless 11 PM - 8:30 AM. To check in on the latest contenders for 4 City Council seats in November, go to and then scroll down to List of Prospective 2016 Candidates.

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  10. Beach Flats Mural Celebration at The Beach Flats Community Center/ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | Indybay.org

    Beach Flats Mural Celebration at The Beach Flats Community Center/Park To repaint the mural that the city painted over a while back. 133 Leibrandt Ave. Santa Cruz Ca.

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  11. Going Into Year Two with the Freedom SleepersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Indybay.org

    After celebrating their one-year anniversary on July 5, the Freedom Sleepers have returned to Santa Cruz City Hall for three more sleepouts. The most recent was their 55th community sleepout on July 26. Since July 4 of 2015, a coalition of unhoused and housed community members in Santa Cruz have converged to sleep at city hall one night a week to protest local laws that criminalize homelessness.

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  12. Tuesday is Still the Night to Sleep at Santa Cruz City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Indybay.org

    After celebrating their one-year anniversary on July 5, the Freedom Sleepers returned to Santa Cruz City Hall for their 53rd community sleepout on July 12, as well as their 54th sleepout on July 19. [Top photo: A Freedom Sleeper lies next to a protest sign that reads, "Embrace Your Moral Compass Because We Upon This Earth Are One," at the 53rd community sleepout held on July 12.] Since July 4 of 2015, a coalition of unhoused and housed community members have converged to sleep at Santa Cruz City Hall every Tuesday night to protest local laws that criminalize homelessness.

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  13. Freedom Sleep #55 To Follow Pacific Avenue ProtestsRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | Indybay.org

    Freedom Sleepers will again claim sidewalk sleeping space in front of City Hall Tuesday night. The activists will defy the Mathews' Council's anti-homeless 11 PM- 8:30 AM Sleeping Ban still being used throughout the City to harass, cite, and "move along" unhoused people in the dead of night.

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  14. Direct Action vs. Climate Change: A night of scheming and dreaming with Diablo Rising TideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Indybay.org

    Direct Action vs. Climate Change: A night of scheming and dreaming with Diablo Rising Tide WHEN: Thursday, July 28th at 7pm WHERE: Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Fracking, industrial agriculture and drought. Oil spills in Santa Barbara and N. California have polluted our natural landscape.

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  15. Environmental racism in the "leftmost city"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | Indybay.org

    Santa Cruz is a majority white town, characterized by an extreme shortage of affordable housing and rentals. In recent years there has been increasing encroachment by wealthy out-of-towners seeking second homes near the beach.

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  16. Santa Cruz-Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary ConfinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Indybay.org

    Santa Cruz-Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary Confinement corner of Pacific Ave. and Cooper St. 11:30 am - set up 12 noon - signs and outreach. Sign letters opposing sleep deprivation torture of people locked up in CA solitary units.

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  17. Questions About Mass Incarceration Remain UnansweredRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | Indybay.org

    Almost unnoticed by the larger community, the Santa Cruz County Grand Jury issued a report last month which contained a recommendation that medically vulnerable inmates should have access to an on-call doctor within four hours rather than a maximum of 72 hours. Medical care at the jail has been the subject of past reports and has come under scrutiny in recent months since the death of 23-year-old Krista DeLuca.

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  18. "Kill Cops Not Trees" Graffiti Found in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Indybay.org

    SCPD is reporting that graffiti stencils with the message "Kill Cops Not Trees" have been found painted this week in Downtown Santa Cruz. The "Kill Cops Not Trees" message was found painted on a bridge over the San Lorenzo River and on the river levee pathway near Felker Street, Santa Cruz Police said.

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  19. Supporting Black Lives Matter Peace Vigil Santa Cruz Ca. 7-10-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Indybay.org

    This last week has been a horrible week after Police Killings in Baton Rough, Falcon Heights, and Dallas Texas! On a Beautiful Day, Beautiful People, and A Beautiful Service! With all donations going to Black Lives Matter! Held at Garfield Park Community Church ! FIND THE LOVE - STOP THE VIOLENCE! WE ARE ALL ONE!

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  20. Demonstration says "Enough!" "Stop Killing!" "Stop killing black people!" at town clockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Indybay.org

    Their messages were simple, but powerful. One, leaning against a sapling, read "STOP KILLING - STOP HATE - WALK WITH US IN PEACE" while another, carried by a black man in an olive green suit and grey hat simply read "STOP KILLING."

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