Time is running out for those who call the streets of Palo Alto their home

by  • June 25, 2013

Living in you car In one of the most dramatic and important decisions facing homeless people in Palo Alto is the outright ban of those without traditional housing a unique group of homeless people known as “Vehicle Dwellers”.
On June 25th at 6:00 PM sharp a special meeting has been called Continue reading

Open Season on Whistleblowers–in NYC and Santa Cruz

NOTES BY NORSE:   The right-wing City Council “Public Safety” Committee  and the Parks & Recreation Commission forwarded to the Santa Cruz City Council a bill that created a new crime:
“Any person who by his or her conduct, or by threatening, or abusive, Continue reading

Three Fight-Back’s Against the Proposed Palo Alto Ban on Vehicle Homes

NOTE FROM NORSE:   While activists and social service providers (even the poverty pimps) gather to oppose the latest NIMBY attack on homeless-in-vehicles in Palo Alto, in Santa Cruz the corrupt and abusive law enforcement/towing company Combine continues to methodically destroy homeless Continue reading

Arizona ACLU Fights Back; Santa Cruz ACLU Snores On…

NOTES BY NORSE:  The Santa Cruz ACLU, presented a year ago, with concerns about the criminalization of the homeless has taken made no public statements nor forwarded any requests to the northern California ACLU in search of legal assistance.  Continue reading

Attorneys in L.A. Win Victory; Santa Cruz ACLU Silent on Anti-Homeless Abuses

NOTES BY NORSE:   The “Official Story”, the Santa Cruz politician-and-police position, is that Parks and Rec and other agencies don’t destroy homeless property but hold it as required by state law (and the 4th & Continue reading