A Night at the Rio with FRSC and Friends

In response to the FCC raiding Free Radio Santa Cruz on 9/29/04, Utah Phillips called up FRSC with the idea of a benefit concert to help get our pirate station sailing the airwaves again. Many people throughout the Santa Cruz area donated their time and resources to organize a fantastic musical benefit on December 10, 2004.

“Come enjoy the music of legendary folk musician Utah Phillips in concert with Keith Greeninger and Faith Petric, along with the bootstomping sounds of The Devil Makes Three, an all-acoustic trio from Santa Cruz, at a benefit for Free Radio Santa Cruz. The event will take place on Friday, December 10th at 7:30 pm at the Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Avenue.”

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Watch Us Freeze

Photos from the vigil at Santa Cruz City Hall on the night of Thursday, December 3, 2004.

The temperature is near freezing, 35°F, it sure would be nice to have some “human resources” around, like say… a place to sleep! how about a blanket or two??? Nope…… Instead, the City of Santa Cruz enforces a cruel sleeping ban making it illegal to sleep at any time between the hours of 11 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. if you are outside or in a vehicle.

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