Salinas Chinatown, a six block, twenty-nine acre neighborhood, is a refuge for members of our society who have been marginalized and discriminated against. Taylor Farms, the world’s largest producer of cut vegetables and salads, built their new five-story headquarters in Oldtown Salinas, with a view of Chinatown.
Workers who grow, harvest, and pack Driscoll’s lucrative berries are struggling against the systematic abuses they are forced to endure, and the companies profiting from the exploitation of their collective labor.
The highly energetic march wound through the streets and neighborhoods of East Oakland and ended at the Coliseum City development site.
Frank’s niece Natalie righteously proclaimed, “It’s not right. There was no reason for how he was killed; no way to justify their actions."
Richard Estes of Speaking in Tongues on college radio station KDVS in Davis, California speaks with Bradley Allen of Indybay.
By Throwing Stones A peaceful place or so it looks from space A closer look reveals the human race. -Grateful Dead, Throwing Stones “Finally, we kindly request that you disable or remove the site as soon as possible.” -PhishLabs on…
Tensions are high in Salinas, an overwhelmingly Latino community on the central coast of California with a large number of farmworkers.
We are seeing something that is very chilling, when you have folks who are un-bought and un-bossed, being told that they are not journalists, because they didn’t want to pick up and go along with the party line.
The first big protests of the 2006-2007 school year at UC Santa Cruz took place on October 18, 2006, the day the UC Regents came to visit campus. It had been five years since all 26 UC Regents came to…
On September 9th, Vinny and I arrived in Houston, Texas along with Blank from Portland, Oregon to provide aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The three of us headed to Houston to help with with independent media, including a…
The InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council adopted a resolution declaring their “unequivocal opposition” to the wood pellet production plant in Calpella, California and “its operation by Forest Energy Corporation, Mendocino Forest Products and any other parties.”
Community members assert ongoing and uncorrected hazardous pollution being emitted from the Mendocino Forest Products wood pellet production plant in Calpella, Mendocino County, California.
Prior to the first round of data analysis, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control reported that its scientists “do not believe the fire caused any releases of hazardous materials that would pose a risk to people exposed to the smoke.”
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.
Recuperation is a process by which radical ideas and images are commodified within media culture and society, and thus become interpreted through a more socially conventional perspective.
Created to honor the deaths of George and Jonathan Jackson—freedom fighters who were killed by authorities in the early 70s—Black August holds a long tradition and legacy of resistance.
After more than thirteen years of providing the finest in Parisian style pastries and cakes, baked fresh on site daily, Heather’s Patisserie is closing up shop.
“Don’t ask what is happening here — you already know. You can no longer afford to live here. You’ve been priced out and so have all your favorite places.”
A family that lives in the Beach Flats led the march with a child’s sign proclaiming, “Fuera Trump! Viva La Raza! Viva Los Trabajadores!”
Demonstration outside Planned Parenthood Santa Cruz in support of fundamental rights to affordable healthcare and non-judgmental family planning.