By Debra Ellis and Peter Klotz-Chamberlin, Special to the Sentinel Ahmad Solaiman Nourzaie and Shireen Agha Ahsan were lost to our community last week, taken by the ocean near Bonny Doon Beach. They were celebrated in a remembrance event on the UCSC campus crowded with family, friends and members of their tight-knit campus community. Solaiman … Continue reading Debra Ellis and Peter Klotz-Chamberlin: We Must Celebrate Our Neighbors, Understand Their Loss
A Response to U.S. Drone Warfare Introducing a new and unusual hybrid cello: The Sympathetic Drone Cello. Envisioned by Nathan Barr and built and engineered by Fred Carlson and Suzy Norris, the instrument features 10 sympathetic strings and an automatic drone generated by a hurdy gurdy-style wheel.
National Monument Status for Coast Dairies Public Lands Could Be More Harmful Than Helpful Rep. Anna Eshoo and Sen. Barbara Boxer have introduced into Congress bills to designate as a National Monument the 5,800-acre Coast Dairies public lands in Santa Cruz County, California, which is owned by the federal Bureau of Land Management. National Monument … Continue reading Coast Dairies National Monument? - Not So Fast
Petitioning Santa Cruz City Council: Send Back the BearCat Please Sign the Petition Last week, President Obama ended the federal government's transfer of military equipment to police departments and limited the transfer of a broader range of military-style equipment, including vehicles like the BearCat that our City Council recently allowed the Santa Cruz Police Department … Continue reading Send Back The BearCat
By Sherry Conable Join the NEXT Rally and Action! Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 4 PM - City Hall, 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz, CA UPDATE Please see report below of progress and discoveries to date. SEND BACK THE BEARCAT ARMORED MILITARY VEHICLE (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) Come speak to the Council or … Continue reading Send Back The Bearcat: Santa Cruz Rally and Action
Not in Santa Cruz Take Action! Sign the Letter Below! Add your signature to this letter (for complete language,click READ THE PETITION in petition box or below) requesting Santa Cruz City Council rescind their vote to partner with Homeland Security. The militarization of Santa Cruz, California, like many cities across the nation, is being called … Continue reading Politics And Policing Do Not Reflect Santa Cruz Values: Say No To Homeland Security Grant
More than 50 people gather to hear local lawmaker SANTA CRUZ Community policing and not the militarization of local police forces is what this country should be moving toward, Rep. Sam Farr told an audience of more than 50 people Thursday evening. Citing Humvees responding to protesters over the police killing of Michael Brown earlier … Continue reading Sam Farr Offers Take On Local, Foreign Violence At Santa Cruz Town Hall
Should the City choose the desal engineering consultants to guide the Citizens Water Supply Advisory Committee? Dear Santa Cruz Friends, Tomorrow Desal Alternatives will make what I think is a modest request of the City Council. Tell me if you think it is modest. Tomorrow afternoon around 4pm the City Council will consider whether to … Continue reading SC Desal Alternatives: Does The Consultant Matter?
Where have all the real skies gone? Long time passing Where have all the real skies gone? Long time ago Where have all the real skies gone? Geoengineers destroyed them every one When will they ever learn? When will they ever learn? Modification of "Where Have All The Flowers Gone" by Pete Seeger. January 19, … Continue reading Where Have All The Real Skies Gone: Geoengineering Behind Unexplained Contrails