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Alex Darocy
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Attendance Doubles at Sixth City Hall Sleepout
More than 60 people gathered at Santa Cruz City Hall on August 18 for the latest in a series of community campouts organized to protest local laws that ban sleeping in public. It was the sixth held at City Hall since July, and was attended by approximately ...
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Sit-Ins Reclaim Public Space in Downtown Monterey
As a variety of restaurant owners are legally expanding their business operations on to the sidewalk of downtown Monterey by creating outdoor dining areas, a small group of community members are using civil disobedience to reclaim the right to sit in public...
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Community Sleep-ins Continue at Santa Cruz City Hall
Community members protesting local laws that criminalize homelessness held their third group campout at Santa Cruz City Hall on July 26. Several dozen people slept in the City Hall courtyard from sunset until the following morning, when they were greeted wi...
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Despite Heavy Police and Security Presence, Campers Make it Through the Night at City Hall
On Sunday night members of local homeless rights organizations held their second community campout at Santa Cruz City Hall. Making it through the entire evening at City Hall was no easy task for the group, which was comprised of some individuals who have ho...
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Community Campout Ends with Citations
On July 4, community members in Santa Cruz held a public campout at Santa Cruz City Hall, but it was quickly cut short by police at about 1am. The campout was organized in response to the recent reduction of services at the Homeless Services Center that occ...
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Sitting Freely in Downtown Monterey
At their latest monthly sit-in, community members protesting the sit-lie ban in Monterey sat freely on the sidewalk on Alvarado Street for the first time since beginning their protests. At each of the four previous sit-ins, demonstrators were pressured to d...
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Santa Cruz Police Arrest Journalist and Issue Stay Away Orders at Community Sleepout #5
On August 11, community members in Santa Cruz held their fifth in a series of sleepouts organized at City Hall to protest local laws that make it illegal for homeless people to sleep in public. Police arrived at midnight and citations were issued to many in...
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70th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings Commemorated in Santa Cruz
On August 2, community members in Santa Cruz came together to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. "Let us recommit ourselves to a world without nuclear weapons and without war," an announcement for the gat...
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At Frank Alvarado Memorial, Family Vows to Continue Fighting for Justice
A memorial was held in Salinas on July 10 to mark the one year that has passed since Frank Alvarado was shot and killed by Salinas Police. Frank's family members spoke at the gathering, which was held outdoors near the location of his killing, and vowed to ...
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Resolution Reached for 75 River Street Occupation Defendants
Three of the four remaining Santa Cruz Eleven defendants resolved their legal cases in Santa Cruz Superior Court today. Gabriella Ripley-Phipps and Brent Adams were present in court and pleaded "no contest" to one misdemeanor count each of trespass in assoc...
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Peace and Justice Community Returns to Ocean Street for Annual 4th of July Rally
Today on the 4th of July, community members in Santa Cruz brought messages of peace, justice, and equality to Ocean Street as they greeted visitors entering town for the busy holiday. Every year a variety of groups working on peace and justice issues rally ...
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UCSC Highway Six Back in Court June 29 & 30
The six UCSC students charged in association with the March 3 blockade of Highway 17, where it meets Highway 1 in Santa Cruz, will be back in court on June 29 and June 30. On June 29 at 10:00am, there will be a hearing in Santa Cruz County Superior Court to...
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I am a photographer/artist from Santa Cruz, Ca, and I have a BA in History of Art and Visual Culture from UCSC.
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    History of Art & Visual Culture, 2010
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