Frank Alvarado Sr. Speaks Out Against Salinas Police; Declares “There Will Be Justice”

Frank Alvarado Sr. spoke out against the local “PAL Program” in Salinas, explaining that it is nothing more than a farce for the Salinas Police Department.

At an October 1 press conference in front of Salinas City Hall, family members of Frank Alvarado reacted to the Salinas Police Department’s release of names of officers who shot and killed four Salinas residents in separate incidents this year — all four were Latino men in East Salinas.

The press conference was coordinated by Margaret Serna Bonetti, a civil and human rights activist in Salinas advocating on behalf of the families of Carlos Mejia and Frank Alvarado. Bonetti, who stated she is not being paid for her advocacy, serves as a link between the families and Oakland-based attorney John Burris. On behalf of the Mejia and Alvarado families, Burris asked the US Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division in July to investigate incidents and patterns of police brutality by SPD.

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Interview with Bradley Allen on KDVS in Davis

Richard Estes of Speaking in Tongues on college radio station KDVS in Davis, California speaks with Bradley Allen of Indybay.

Richard Estes of Speaking in Tongues on college radio station KDVS, 90.3FM in Davis, California speaks with Bradley Allen of Indybay on June 20, 2014.

Richard and Bradley discuss Indymedia in Santa Cruz and the San Francisco Bay Area, homelessness in Santa Cruz and the Central Valley, the grassroots response to Hurricane Katrina, the Santa Cruz Eleven, as well as community organizing against the police in Salinas and Oxnard.

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Dennis Bernstein Interviews Bradley Stuart Allen and Ben Rice on KPFA’s Flashpoints

It certainly appears to be a decision by the District Attorney, to go after individuals that are not on their A-List, shall we say.

Flashpoints on KPFA Radio 94.1 is an award-winning daily investigative newsmagazine broadcast on the national Pacifica Radio network.

On March 29th, Dennis Bernstein speaks with Indybay reporter Bradley Stuart Allen, who has a jury trial on May 21st for felony conspiracy, vandalism and trespassing charges over his coverage of the Occupy movement, as well as Ben Rice, who is representing Bradley.

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Chris Burnett Interviews Bradley Stuart Allen on KPFK’s Indymedia On Air

Chris Burnett interviews Santa Cruz Indymedia photojournalist Bradley Stuart Allen, who’s facing a felony conspiracy for publishing photos of an Occupy demonstration.

Indymedia On Air features voices from the global Indymedia.org network.

On the show for March 26th, Chris Burnett of the Los Angeles Independent Media Center and co-host of Indymedia On Air, interviews Santa Cruz Indymedia photojournalist Bradley Stuart Allen, who’s facing two felonies and two misdemeanors, including a felony conspiracy, for publishing photos of an Occupy demonstration.

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Davey D Interviews Bradley Stuart Allen on KPFA’s Hard Knock Radio

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.

Hard Knock Radio is 94.1 FM KPFA’s daily drivetime Hip Hop Talk Show. It features hosts Davey D and Anita Johnson who hit the air everyday at 4pm offering news, views, breaks, and beats.

On the show for March 26th, Davey D speaks with Indybay reporter Bradley Stuart Allen, who’s looking at conspiracy charges over his coverage of the Occupy movement.

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