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image Fundraiser to Support LocalWiki! 480_localwiki_logo_1.jpg by Santa Cruz Wiki News
For over 10 years, LocalWiki has served communities without any advertising, spammy corporate partnerships or user-tracking spyware....
Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:37PM
image Pacifica Foundation Director Comments on Berkeley Secession Effort 480_pacifica-foundation-radio_1.jpg by repost
Pacifica Foundation interim Executive Director Bill Crosier addressed members of the 5-station radio network after it became known that at least one of the KPFA Local Station Board members, with others, has secretly contacted celebrities and prominent supporters of progressive causes, falsely claiming that Pacifica is “collapsing”, and asking them to be on the board of a new nonprofit organization which would seek to acquire Pacifica's assets, or at least those of station KPFA....
Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:16PM
audio People’s Radio in Fresno for April 5, 2017 (audio/mpeg 57.4mb) by Mike Rhodes
This is a 30 minute audio of the Stir it Up radio show on KFCF 88.1 FM in Fresno heard on Wednesday, April 5, 2017...
Posted: Wed Apr 5, 2017 5:49PM
image New California State Legislation Honors The Dignity Of Transgender Prisoners 480_streetsheet-coverart-march1-2017.jpg by Coral Feigin & Sasha Buchert, Street Sheet
Despite the fact that transgender and gender non-conforming people have recently become more visible in the media and popular culture, the realities for street-based, poor, black and brown and disabled trans women remain the same. Trans people continue to face discrimination from traditional housing, employment and healthcare forcing many trans people into alternative street economies like sex work, drug sales and whatever other work people can find. As a result of being pushed out of these t...
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 11:04AM
image Video Shows SCPD Blocking Media from Sean Arlt Killing Press Conference 480_santa-cruz-police-block-press-from-press-conference_1.jpg by Wes White and Robert Norse
Activist Wes White documents the exclusion of alternative media from the SCPD's 2-16 Press Conference. There SCPD Police Chief Vogel announced that Officer Eric Bailey was the killer of Sean Arlt, who, police say, approached them aggressively with a metal rake back in early October. The only evidence presented was Vogel's account, some partial audio, and a partial obscured video that had no recognizable figures in it and ended ten minutes before Arlt died....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:36PM
text KPFA General Manager McCoy Pushes The "Fake News" Line Despite Protests From Listeners by repost
KPFA General Manager McCoy is pushing the "fake news line" despite protests from listeners that this is the line being used by corporate media to cover up their own lies....
Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 2:02PM
image Stir it Up radio show in Fresno with Reza Nekumanesh and Hannah Brandt 480_stir_it_up_1.jpg by Mike Rhodes
This is the audio (24 minutes) of the December 7, 2016 Stir it Up radio show heard on KFCF 88.1 FM....
Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:50AM
text Ban of GMO's in Sonoma County by Lindsey Williamson
This article describes Sonoma County's recent approval of Measure M, banning genetically modified crops from being grown in the County....
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:01PM
text Keep the Santa Rosa Media Center Open by Robyn Kasper
The city of Santa Rosa is trying to shut down the community media center...
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:50PM
image SCPD Officer and Wife Fuel Take Back Santa Cruz Witch Hunt on Social Media 480_weshansensantacruzpolice_1.jpg by Trinity Walker
Take Back Santa Cruz (TBSC) is targeting community members again on social media, which is being aided by the false identification of a "suspect" by Officer Wes Hansen of the Santa Cruz Police. Yesterday TBSC published a photo of two "suspects" of a crime on their public Facebook page. The post has been shared over 300 times. TBSC says the photo was taken by a "community member" and it was not circulated or shared by law enforcement. In the comments section on the TBSC post, a witch hunt styl...
Posted: Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:24PM
image New Site to Make Donations to Great Orgs for People Raging About Trump 480_ragedonate-logo-full.jpg by Earl Carlson
Lots of people are raging right now. We've been out on the streets and as we hear more about Trump's plans, it gets even scarier. Everyday it gets scarier. Over the weekend some friends got together to build ragedonate.com to channel that rage to direct people to make donations to organizations fighting back....
Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 9:32AM
audio #DisruptJ20: trump supporter voicemail to Indybay (audio/mpeg 1020.7kb) by IMCista
A supporter of 'our new pResident donald trump' leaves a voicemail for Indybay in response to #DisruptJ20: Call for a bold mobilization against the inauguration of Donald Trump....
Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 3:23PM
text Free Radio Evicted Today - Still on Internet by Uncle Dennis
The transmitter for Free Radio Santa Cruz went silent today because our host has been evicted. We are actively looking for a new site for our transmitter and antenna. Meanwhile we are still live web streaming at www.freakradio.org....
Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 3:08PM
image Misdemeanor Charge Dropped Against Indybay Journalist Who Documented Highway Blockade 480_uc-santa-cruz-highway-one-blockade-march-3-2015_1.jpg by Alex Darocy
A misdemeanor charge against Indybay journalist Alex Darocy was dropped in Santa Cruz Superior Court on October 19. An officer with the California Highway Patrol cited him with the misdemeanor on March 3, 2015 after Darocy photographed the six UCSC students who locked themselves together and blocked Highway 1 in Santa Cruz as part of the “96 Hours of Action” protests against tuition hikes and racist police violence called for by students across the UC system. [Photo: A previously unpublished ...
Posted: Fri Nov 4, 2016 6:31PM
text Termination of Street Spirit newspaper threatens the homeless by Lynda Carson
It was announced that after 22 years of sponsorship that the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) will cease funding the operations of Street Spirit as of December 31, 2016!...
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:58PM
image KPFA Solidarity With Amy Goodman & Journalists At Standing Rock Sioux Tribe In N. Dakota 480_north_dakota_dog-attack__1__1.jpg by Labor Video Project
KPFA Staff, Board member Janet Kobren and community supporters rallied for Amy Goodman and journalists in Standing Rock Sioux Nation in North Dakota...
Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 2:30PM
calendar Rally/Action To Support Amy Goodman and other courageous journalists At Standing Rock 480_north_dakota_dogs_1.jpg by KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio
In front of KPFA 1929 Martin Luther King Blvd near University Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Tue Oct 18, 2016 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:52AM
image Commander X Announces Book Release Date for "Behind The Mask: An Inside Look At Anonymous" 480_behindthemask.jpg by via Commander X
Commander X, who is known for his participation in the hacking/activist groups Anonymous and the Peoples Liberation Front, has announced he will be releasing his book "Behind The Mask: An Inside Look At Anonymous" to the public on October 15. Commander X has been in exile from the United States ever since early in 2012, when he made his way to Canada to escape federal charges related to the hacking of computers in Santa Cruz County, CA. A federal indictment claims Commander X hacked the count...
Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:32PM
calendar On Lennon's Birthday-World Speakout Stop Political Censorship By Zuckerberberg/Facebook 480_brazil_igf-protest_1.jpg by LaborNet
Mark Zuckerberg's SF Mansion 3452 21st St. near Dolores St. San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Oct 9, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 8:24AM
image Berekelyside's editor-In-chief says homeless death is low priority news 480_people_die_all_the_time.jpg by News Junkie
Roberto Benitas, a homeless Berkeley resident, died in his sleep. His body was found the next morning on September 18th. Frances Dinkelspiel, the editor-in-chief of Berkeleyside, was asked by a local reader why the death was not reported by the website, and the response was "people die all the time". Dinkelspiel continued by writing that the death was a low priority and didn't have as great an impact on the community compared to the stories they did cover....
Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 12:08PM