Bathrobespierre’s Broadside’s Thursday, July 18, 2024 show Flashes back to the May 11, 1997 loop-tape broadcast featuring Pebbles Trippet, Diamond Dave, Yukon Hannibal, Julia, Vinograd, Russell Bates, Carol Denney, David Silva, and Laura Tucker

The Thursday July 18th Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides show is a Flashback to May 11, 1997. 

It includes:

  • [uneven sound—requires adjusting at several points]
  • [4-27-97] Lengthy interview with Mendicino Medical Marijuana long-time activist Pebbles Trippet on her trials past and recent, difficulties with her attorney around the historic Prop 215 (passed in 1996), and more
  • Sitcrime & Leancrime on Pacific Avenue—plus Pepperspray treatment at Washrock laundromat/coffeebar.​
  • ​​Food Not Bombs activist Diamond Dave in SF, and Berkeley homeless advocate Yukon Hanibal updates
  • Street Sage Russell Baker shining the light on Berkeley Shitty Council hypocrisy
  • Poet Julia Vinograd, bubbling, smiling, and reading from her 50th-or-so book
  • Cornerstone Carol Denney on the UCB’s SLAPPsuit harassment
  • Berkeley Police Review Commisioner Aaron Handel
  • More snatches from the People’s Park 28th Anniverary:  Denney sings; 
  • “Dead On” David Silva on S.C. and Fresno welfare systems & S.C.’s “Real Change not Spare Change” program
  • Tuflove Laura Tucker on Shower Discrimination at Lee Laboa’s St. Francis Soup Kitchen

HUFF invites you to a shorter than usual “Loose Cannons” meeting July 18, 2024 1:30 – 2:30 and possibly longer at the Sub Rosa Cafe 703 Pacific next to the Bike Church

HUFF Ruf Loose Cannons Agenda Suggestions 7-18-24                          

Top of the Agenda

++++   Athena’s will likely have a more informal Loose Cannons meeting format.  With occasional mutters from Bathrobespierre.  

++++   The meeting will be shorter than usual with many members going to support the presentation to the Mental Health Advisory Board (MHAB] at 5200 Soquel with a proposed advisory letter seeking to end or soften the sweeps/raids on homeless survival encampments on Coral St. and elsewhere in so far as the County Sheriffs are involved.  

++++   The location of this meeting will be at the Sheriff’s Office Headquarters, Community Room, 5200 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz. Enter Building C, go to the right when you enter, pass the restrooms and you will find the Community Room.   It runs from 3 to 5.  Rides from Sub Rosa will likely be available.  

++++   For those interested in the presentation by Athena and Laura C. at the 6-20  MHAB meeting,  it’s available on line at   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMsaGIViMkg  

++++   Warm temperatures in the 70s predicted for the afternoon and next week   ++++   Restoring right to survival encampments in Santa Cruz regardless of the Supreme Crapster decision`  

++++   Many of these topics will be touched on lightly because of time constraints

Standard Stuff: Procedures and Preliminaries  

++++  Announcements:  Fri July 19 6 PM Stop the Sweeps Protest at the 418 Project across from Lens Arts on N. Riverside  Peaceful presence outside Rep. Jimmy Panetta and Mayor Fred Keeley’s appearance at 418 Project at 155 River Street (Galleria) for the event: It Can’t Happen Here, A Nationwide Celebration of Resistance to the Nomination that Could Destroy Democracy. (Also on Friday, Panetta will be speaking at 11 am at the Seymour Marine Center, 100 McAllister St., Santa Cruz; The Palestine-Justice group will be there with banners and signs.

++++  Sunday, July 21, 2-4pm, Vigil at San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz.  Speakers include Rolla Ayadi, who has family in Gaza and Stephen Zunes, Middle East scholar. Singing led by Bob Reid, Gail Swain and Michael Levy ++++   Street Reports with particular focus on recent police attacks on encampments

++++   Preliminary analysis of excuses used to destroy survival encampments locally

++++   Possibly reviewing the Refugee Property Losses from Coral Street Demolitions (Athena)

++++   Passarounds & Handouts  TBA                                              

Current  and Upcoming Events

++++    Outcome of last Monday’s 2nd Union of the Homeless protest at parking lot next to  “Fast Lane” Fred Keeley house at Market and Water Strs demanding Homes Not Sweeps and planning for the 3rd protest.

++++   Saturday 7-20  11 AM-12:30 PM Ocean and Water  Stop genocide and support a permanent ceasefire in Gaza now. No more tax dollars for Israel. End the occupation and the apartheid system. Free all hostages and prisoners. 11 am to 12:30 pm every Saturday. Help hold up banners. More info:  call Laura at 831-247-5332.\                        

Closer Inspection

++++   Reports (if any) on reclaiming property from the survival-smashing sweeps of property.

++++   Bookshop Santa Cruz Public Records on Bathroom Contracts ++++   Still searching out Surveillance Camera Location (thru direct inquiry, observation, and public records)

++++   Flyer suggestions if any for upcoming Tourist Train protest with Coral St. info.

++++   Any posted notices of impending raids on existing camps?  Any court cases coming up?

++++   Examining MC 6.36 more closely—the Camping Services and Standards Act

++++   The impact of the Supreme Court’s bad decision on San Francisco’s Injunction; success in Oakland.                                                         

Possible Topics for Discussion

++++  Stop the War Against the Poor Sweeps/Raids + Gaza Genocide Lanyards?

++++  New  Strategies for Documenting Property Loss:  Case #, Receipts, Audio recordings

++++  Tourist Train Strategy & Spectacle Update

++++  Cooling Center when extreme heat threatens?  Suggestions?

++++  Specific Demands? (Stop the Sweeps, Reapportion funding to service existing camps)

++++  Reports from gov bodies (City Council, Board of Supes, Mental Health Advisory Board)

++++  Report on the new management contract for Evan Morrison’s group at the Armory

++++  Incidents from PovertyPimp Palaces (Housing Matters, Armory) & Service Agencies (MHCAN, Grey Bears, FNB, etc.)  

 Keeping Tabs: Someday Follow-Up’s

++++  Protest Target Suggestions: Tourist Train SitesCity Mangler’s office…Police Station…Coastal Commission… City Hall…​Emeline/TelcCare/Supes 

Delayed Net-Show Access

July 11th  :  https://huffsantacruz.org/wordpress/bathrobespierres-broadsides-thursday-july-11-2024-show-flashes-back-to-the-february-21-1997-with-bathrobespierres-dense-s-c-shitty-council-badboy-blueshirts-on-the-prowl-and-numerous-victi/

July 14th  https://huffsantacruz.org/wordpress/bathrobespierres-broadsides-sunday-7-14-24-show-features-the-first-stop-the-sweeps-protest-on-the-sidewalk-next-to-mayor-fast-lane-fred-keeleys-house-three-1997-flashbacks-featuring-san-jose/

++++ To hear these BATHROBESPIERRE’S BROADSIDES NET-RADIO SHOWs:  go to http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html  click on June 20th or 23rd  links there. 

++++  To Read descriptions of the show, click on the links above.

Other Resources

++++  Invisible People Website videos: https://invisiblepeople.tv/stories-from-homeless-people/  

++++  https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/after-supreme-court-homelessness-ruling-here-s-how-bay-area-advocates-plan-to-halt-encampment-sweeps/ar-BB1q2b8F

++++  https://www.mercurynews.com/2024/07/17/judge-allows-oakland-to-clear-homeless-encampment-in-early-test-of-supreme-court-ruling/

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Sunday 7-14-24 show features the first Stop the Sweeps protest on the sidewalk next to Mayor “Fast Lane” Fred Keeley’s house + three 1997 Flashbacks featuring San Jose’s Sit-Lie law and local Panhandler Punishment campaign

The Sunday July 14, 2024 show includes:

The Flashback to April 17, 1997 includes:

  • [4-8] Public Testimony at San Jose’s City Council on its anti-homeless Sitting Ban
  • [Satirical songs by Mark Levy from “Take Off Your Clothes to Those You Oppose”] 
  • Bathrobespierre denounces Police Chief Steve Belcher’s deep-sixing citizen Complaints by labeling them minor “Inquiries”, violating his own C-7 internal police directive as well as city and state law.
  • “Katzenjammer” Keith McHenry on SFPD killer cop Mark Andiya still on duty after killing blacks like Aaron Williams + other S.F. cop capers
  • Vandweller Laura Tucker on the “Real Change Not Spare Change” anti-panhandling project
  • Don of the 1988 Vehicular Residents Association and the fight in San Francisco for survival
  • Palo Alto Human Relations Commission activist on organizing directly with a sit-in against the Sit-Lie Ordinance

The Flashback to April 20, 1997 includes:

  •  Bathrobespierre’s Santa Cruz Court and City Council update
  •  Upcoming Palo Alto Sitting Ban CD sit-in as their Sitting Ban goes into effect over a 10-block area on 4-24 
  •  Palo Alto public comment on the Sitting Ban ordinance from January (some parts difficult to hear)
  •  Palo Alto City Attorney Ariel Cohen (January 1997): is the Sitting Ban anti-homeless?
  • (Final March hearing) More public comment pro and con on the Ban
  • Harsh San Jose Sit/Lie Ban law—Bathrobespierre’s description and Public Comment​​

The Flashback to May 4, 1997 includes: 

  • [5-1] Analysis, Aftermath, & Interviews in the wake of the  “Real Change not Spare Change” [SCnRC] Press Conference 
  • Sacramento Homelessness and Housing Conference—Interviews with Len Ducette “Hard Times” Homeless Newspaper Vendor
  • Bathrobespierre on Santa Cruz History of Local Protest and State Organization
  • More street debate on the “Let Them Eat Paper” SCnRC program
  • [5-4] Peppertongue Pat Ring on trial for a small sign and a “fuck you” comment to the Mayor on SCnRC

Bathrobespierre’s Broadside’s Thursday, July 11, 2024 show Flashes back to the February 21, 1997 with Bathrobespierre’s dense S.C. Shitty Council, Badboy Blueshirts on the Prowl, and numerous victim interviews

The July 11, 2024 Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides show is a Flashback to February 21, 1997. 

It includes: 

  • Bathrobespierre’s extensive commentary on court successes around the City’s attempt to persecute and prosecute protesters in the previous year’s City Hall Lockdown case and City Council’s meaningless “homeless study session”.
  • [throughout] Songs from the S.F. Mime Troupe’s 1981 production of Last Tango in Huahuatenango
  • Citizens Committee for the Homeless failure to reopen a safe sleeping zone.
  • Jeffrey Stewart, street musician, noting Officer Eveleth violent harassment and court conviction for “possession of a milk crate”. Alice Tiehust on her court case.
  • “Skidmark” Bob Duran, street musician, harassed for “dim” bike light, “unreasonable noise” by Ali Baba’s Cafe and more
  • “Peppertongue” Pat Ring beats harassment charges by court bailiff and bully James Thurber
  • Brief passionate public commentary opposing Palo Alto’s pending “sit-lie” law.

HUFF struggles to make friends and make hay Thursday July 11, 2024 at the Sub Rosa Cafe next to the Bike Church at 703 Pacific –Make haste to expose, resist, and overturn bad anti-homeless laws and policies

HUFF Rug Agenda Suggestions 7-11-24  

Top of the Agenda

++++   No new Street Spirits or Street Sheets yet.  

++++   For those interested in the presentation by Athena and Laura C. at the last MHAB meeting [6-20] it’s available on line at   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMsaGIViMkg  

++++   Mild warm temperatures predicted for the afternoon no rain predicted for the next week.  

++++   Restoring right to survival encampments in Santa Cruz regardless of the Supreme Crapster decision`                                            

Standard Stuff: Procedures and Preliminaries  

++++  Passarounds & Handouts  TBA  

++++  Announcements:  Fri July 19 6 PM Stop the Sweeps Protest in front of Bookshop Coonerty

++++   Street Reports with particular focus on recent police attacks on encampments

++++   Preliminary analysis of excuses used to destroy survival encampments locally

++++   Possibly reviewing the Refugee Property Losses from Coral Street Demolitions (Athena)                                            

Current  and Upcoming Events

++++    Outcome of last Monday’s Union of the Homeless protest at parking lot next to  “Fast Lane” Fred Keeley house at Market and Water Strs demanding Homes Not Sweeps

++++   HUFF Prep for 7-19 Protest on  Pacific in front of Bookshop  mentioned under Announcements

++++   Saturday  6-29 11 AM-12:30 PM Ocean and Water  Stop genocide and support a permanent ceasefire in Gaza now. No more tax dollars for Israel. End the occupation and the apartheid system. Free all hostages and prisoners. 11 am to 12:30 pm every Saturday. Help hold up banners. More info:  call Laura at 831-247-5332.                        

Closer Inspection

++++   Reports (if any) on reclaiming property from the survival-smashing sweeps of property.

++++   Bookshop Santa Cruz Public Records on Bathroom Contracts

++++   Still searching out Surveillance Camera Location (thru direct inquiry, observation, and public records)

++++   Flyer suggestions for upcoming Tourist Train protest with Coral St. info.

++++   Any posted notices of impending raids on existing camps?  Any court cases coming up?

++++   Examining MC 6.36 more closely—the Camping Ban.  

Possible Topics for Discussion

++++  Stop the War Against the Poor Sweeps/Raids + Gaza Genocide Lanyards?

++++  New  Strategies for Documenting Property Loss:  Case #, Receipts, Audio recordings

++++  Tourist Train Strategy & Spectacle Update

++++  Cooling Center when extreme heat threatens?  Suggestions?

++++  Specific Demands? (Stop the Sweeps, Reapportion funding to service existing camps)

++++  Reports from gov bodies (City Council, Board of Supes, Mental Health Advisory Board)

++++  Report on the new management contract for Evan Morrison’s group at the Armory

++++  Incidents from PovertyPimp Palaces (Housing Matters, Armory) & Service Agencies (MH CAN, Grey Bears, FNB, etc.)  

Keeping Tabs: Someday Follow-Up’s

++++  Protest Target Suggestions: Tourist Train SitesCity Mangler’s office…Police Station…Coastal Commission… City Hall…​Emeline/TelcCare/Supes 

Delayed Net-Show Access

July 4th   :  https://huffsantacruz.org/wordpress/bathrobespierres-broadsides-thursday-july-4-2024-show-flashes-back-to-the-november-27-2011-broadcast-featuring-discussion-around-the-homeless-and-the-occupy-santa-cruz-movement-fresnos-mike/

July 7th  :  https://huffsantacruz.org/wordpress/bathrobespierres-broadsides-sunday-7-7-24-show-features-a-protest-meeting-planning-the-opening-stage-of-a-local-stop-the-sweeps-campaign-an-11-24-2011-flashback-at-the-height-of-the-occupy-santa-c/

++++ To hear these BATHROBESPIERRE’S BROADSIDES NET-RADIO SHOWs:  go to http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html  click on June 20th or 23rd  links there. 

++++  To Read descriptions of the show, click on the links above.        

Other Resources

++++  Invisible People Website on Grants Pass:  https://invisiblepeople.tv/the-cicero-institute-makes-homelessness-worse-for-everyone/

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Sunday 7-7-24 show features a protest meeting planning the opening stage of a local Stop the Sweeps campaign + an 11-24-2011 Flashback at the height of the Occupy Santa Cruz protests

The July 7, 2024 edition of Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides includes: 

+++ California Homeless Union organizer Keith McHenry rounds up and fields suggestions from unhoused survivors and housed supporters on how to deal with the Supreme Court’s attack on the Grants Pass v. Jackson decision and the continued sweeps of property and people in Santa Cruz

+++ Western Regional Advocacy Project activist Paul Boden discusses Business Improvement Decisions (B.I.D.s) and their repressive effect on folks outside.

+++  Venice Civil Rights for the Homeless advocate Peggy Lee Kennedy on the L.A. crackdown on those on the streets.

+++ [throughout] Foundring plays and sings more Tom Lehrer tunes, some with updated lyrics at https://rumble.com/v4s5cg3-a-streaming-wasted-with-tom-lehrer-live-performance-of-60-songs.html 


The Flashback to November 24, 2011 includes: 

+++  A critical lookback at former Mayor Scott Kennedy’s darker side.

+++  A chat with Danica de Foy, Monterey broadcaster, on the Occupy Santa Cruz [OSC] struggle with Sheriff Wowak’s deputies.

+++  OSC’s Dennis and Bathrobespierre discuss City Council repression and the City’s bathroom shutdown.

+++  Interviews with the housed Dolores Manning and the unhoused Phillip Snyder harassed for his service dog “Barack Obama.”

+++   “Scope it Out” Scott Graham on the City’s extravagant unwise funding of the De Sal water project & a critique of Scott Kennedy’s record.

+++   [11-10] A walkaround at OSC

+++   Optimistic news from Mike Donahue—30 days and nights at OSC–on the Wells Fargo occupation and other actions.

+++   Updates from Occupy Oakland, Egyptian police violence against protesters at Tahrir Square

+++   OSC attorney Ed Frey reports he’s gotten the court to move the City’s attempt to stop OSC with an injunction, moving it to Federal court.

+++   Bill calls in to denounce Union absence from OSC

+++   “Cut the Crap” Coral Brune and “Lighthouse” Linda Lemaster on report and critique internal disruption at OSC

+++   Lemaster on the planned Recuperative Center

+++   Making Change: a 2011 look at the Israeli Occuptation

Bathrobespierre’s Broadside’s Thursday, July 4, 2024 show Flashes back to the November 27, 2011 broadcast featuring discussion around the homeless and the Occupy Santa Cruz movement, Fresno’s Mike Rhodes, and Scott Kennedy’s last FRSC Interview

The July 4, 2024 show is a Flashback to November 27, 2011. 

It includes:

  • Reports from photojournalist Alex Darocy [https://alexdarocy.blogspot.com/] from the Occupy Santa Cruz [OSC] General Assembly—talk of​ moving the  protest for “safety concerns”, in-studio guest Grasshopper, and caller Neil Mick
  • FRSC broadcaster Meta (Mathew Embryo] reports from L.A. and SLO on the Occupy movements.
  • “A Little Education on Move-On” by Kevin Zeiss
  • Mike Rhodes Updates from Fresno [https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/11/20/18700355.php  “More Arrests at Occupy Fresno”]
  • Last conversation between Bathrobespierre Robert Norse and former Mayor Scott Kennedy—who died the week before.
  • Clips from a Capitola City Council meeting’s public comments on Mobile Home Rent Control
  • “Scope It Out” Scott Graham on Santa Cruz City Council capers
  • “The Fruits of Deliberation” on salon.com by Glenn Greenwald

Beat the Sweeps; Endure the Heat with HUFF–meets Thursday July 4th (holiday cookies provided) 1:30-3:30 PM 703 Pacific at the Sub Rosa Cafe (or Courtyard) next to the Bike Church

HUFF Ruf Agenda Suggestions 7-4-24   

Pre-Meeting Events 

++++   The Brave and the Free’s [TBATF] “We Can Stop World War III” parade in Aptos joins the Shortest Parade in the World at 10 AM July 4th near Wells Fargo Bank there.

++++   TBATF joins a second 4th of July parade in Scotts Valley at Carbanero & Scotts Valley Drive noon. 

++++   Bring “Stop the Sweeps” banners to these events if you wish.  

     Top of the Agenda

++++   Athena’s more informal Loose Cannons is planned.  With occasional growls from Bathrobespierre.  

++++   Health seems to be better for most members, though the holiday makes a smaller group likely.  

++++   Meeting may be in the courtyard or inside: be prepared for cool weather.  

++++   No new Street Spirits or Street Sheets yet.  

++++   For those interested in the presentation by Athena and Laura C. at the last MHAB meeting [6-20] it’s available on line at   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMsaGIViMkg  

++++   “Heat advisory” supposedly for the day; no rain predicted for the next week.  

++++   Restoring right to survival encampments in Santa Cruz regardless of the Supreme Crapster decision`  

++++   Warning: Triple Fine zones may be in place for the 4th of July and adjacent days.                                     

Standard Stuff: Procedures and Preliminaries  

++++  Passarounds & Handouts  TBA  

++++  Announcements: TBA

++++   Street Reports with particular focus on recent police attacks on encampments

++++   Discussion of the Supreme Court kick-in-the-face overturning part of Martin v. Boise

++++   Possibly reviewing the Refugee Property Losses from Coral Street Demolitions                                            

Current  and Upcoming Events

++++    Call to Keith McHenry of Food Not Bombs on the results of his Union of the Homeless meeting last Monday on the Court’s overturning of the Grants Pass v. Johnson decision striking down the right to sleep.

++++   Monday July 8th 4 p.m. Protest Against Santa Cruz Sweeps Market and Water St.

++++   Saturday  6-29 11 AM-12:30 PM Ocean and Water  Stop genocide and support a permanent ceasefire in Gaza now. No more tax dollars for Israel. End the occupation and the apartheid system. Free all hostages and prisoners. 11 am to 12:30 pm every Saturday. Help hold up banners. More info:  call Laura at 831-247-5332.                        

Closer Inspection

++++   Reports (if any) on reclaiming property from the survival-smashing sweeps of property.

++++   Still searching out Surveillance Camera Location (thru direct inquiry, observation, and public records)

++++   Flyer suggestions for upcoming Tourist Train protest with Coral St. info.

++++   Any posted notices of impending raids on existing camps?  Any court cases coming up?

++++   Examining MC 6.36 more closely—the Camping Ban.

 Possible Topics for Discussion

++++ Possible Vigil Against Two Wars, done as individual action

++++ New  Strategies for Documenting Property Loss:  Case #, Receipts, Audio recordings

++++   Tourist Train Strategy & Spectacle Update

++++   Cooling Center when extreme heat threatens?  Suggestions?

++++   Specific Demands? (Stop the Sweeps, Reapportion funding to service existing camps)

++++  Reports from gov bodies (City Council, Board of Supes, Mental Health Advisory Board)

++++  Budget Report from Shitty Council’s last meetings and Stupes?  Report on the new management contract for Evan Morrison’s group at the Armory ++++  Incidents from PovertyPimp Palaces (Housing Matters, Armory) & Service Agencies (MHCAN, Grey Bears, FNB, etc.)

++++  Bathroom access at the Bookshop Santa Cruz supposedly affirmed.

Keeping Tabs: Someday Follow-Up’s

++++  Protest Target Suggestions: Tourist Train SitesCity Mangler’s office…Police Station…Coastal Commission… City Hall…​Emeline/TelcCare/Supes                                                                                                 

Delayed Net-Show Access

June 27th  :  https://huffsantacruz.org/wordpress/bathrobespierres-broadsides-thursday-june-27-2024-show-flashes-back-to-the-december-18-2008-broadcast-featuring-berkeley-poet-julia-vinograd-reading-attorney-david-beauvais-discussing-the-ciam/

June 30th :  https://huffsantacruz.org/wordpress/bathrobespierres-broadsides-sunday-6-30-24-show-joins-folks-at-one-of-the-few-surviving-homeless-gatherings-the-weekend-town-clock-meet-a-10-27-95-flashback-featuring-in-studio-guest-richard-quig/

++++ To View these BATHROBESPIERRE’S BROADSIDES NET-RADIO SHOWs:  go to http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html  click on June 20th or 23rd  links there. 

++++  To Read descriptions of the show, click on the links above.

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Sunday 6-30-24 show joins folks at one of the few surviving homeless gatherings–the weekend Town Clock meet + a 10-27-95 Flashback featuring in-studio guest Richard Quigley, + “No Guns” Radichi, & “Redtop” Robert Flory

The Sunday June 30, 2024 show includes:

  • Anticipating the Supreme Court’s Grants Pass v. Johnson decision 
  • [throughout] Obscure Phil Ochs songs and recent ones by David Rovics 
  • [6-24]  Interview and presentation by Keith McHenry on what was then the forthcoming Supreme Court Grants Pass ruling
  • Rebellion in song and story at the Womera Break-Out of 2002 in Australia
  • [6-29] Phone Interview with McHenry after the release of the Supreme Court’s decision
  • Video: The People vs. Paul Crump  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrSnv2z2ZGs 
  • “How Does Anyone Still Care About This Bullshit” by Caitlin Johnstone https://substack.com/home/post/p-146110105

The Flashback to October 27, 1995 includes:

  • “Renegade” Richard Quigley on reasonable vs. ridiculous rules of the road—challenging chump tickets in court​.
  • Quigley’s “Take me to a magistrate” encounter and strategy with a roadside cop.
  • Quigley’s cases in local courts  seeking to regain his driver’s license and “verified complaints”.
  • “No Guns” (Antoinette) Radichi on management harassment at the Wednesday downtown Farmer’s Market
  • Phone call-in from “Red-Top” Robert Flory:  “driving is a necessity and a right, not a privilege.” 
  • Flory’s report on Arcata mayor’s threat to arrest Food not Bombs food servers in their homes. 
  • [10/26] Phone interview with “Won-Ton” Dave Jacobs

Bathrobespierre’s Broadside’s Thursday, June 27, 2024 show Flashes back to the December 18, 2008 broadcast featuring Berkeley poet Julia Vinograd reading, attorney David Beauvais discussing the Ciampi case, and Mike Rhodes on the Kinkaid settlement

The June 27, 2024 show is a Flashback to December 18, 2008. 

It includes:      

+++  Vandweller Joseph Ciampi tasered by Palo Alto police wins suppression of evidence hearing”.       

+++  Attorney David Beauvais discusses the Ciampi case in a phone interview       

+++  Many references to the case:  go to http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10448   & search for Ciampi      

+++  Berkeley poet Julia Vinograd reads from her book America is Hiding Under My Bed.       

+++  Linda A.’s street report of a demo by single dad Chuck who complained he got a bogus urine test positive by the Rebele Family Shelter.      

+++ Phone interview with Fresno’s Mike Rhodes reporting from Madera and 60 homeless people protesting at their City Council  [https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2008/12/23/18556161.php] `     

+++  Street Interview: 12-11: Mark’s jaywalking ticket near Taco Bell’s—panhandling with “broke and hungry” sign, 2 hours with no luck, notes folks get lots of sleeping tickets      

+++ Strummer with bunnies