December 2007 Archive

Santa Cruz Last Night DIY Parade and Street Party

Hundreds marched in Santa Cruz on December 31st as part of the Last Night DIY Celebration while hundreds of spectators lined the sidewalks and cheered.

Delivering Food to Tree-sitters at UCSC on Christmas

During my brief time on Science Hill, numerous people brought food to the tree-sitters, including Michael Urban, a professor of politics at UCSC.

Anti-Corporate Xmas Caroling with Santa Cruz Art and Revolution

Anti-corporate Xmas carols were performed in front of a busy credit union, the Capitola Mall, and "Traitor Joze."

Parking, Protest and Security on Science Hill

The parking lot and trees are slated to be replaced by a highly-controversial Biomedical Sciences building, the first project under the University’s plan to develop 120 acres of forest in order to accommodate 4,500 new students by 2020.

“Not at Home for the Holidays” Protest at Capitola Military Recruitment Center

The Navy and other branches of the military wanted to avoid dealing with the Raging Grannies, so they, closed on December 15, 2007.

UC Workers and Students Picket in Support of AFSCME’s Contract Fight

UC employees represented by AFSCME held statewide pickets at all five UC medical centers and 10 campuses.